Today we’re going to talk about e-learning… what is it? How is it implemented? What are the implications for sustainable business practices? And how can it be a part of your strategic planning? Current crisis effects every part of your strategic plan. That includes personnel development. The key is to emerge from the crisis with a prepared workforce, possibly gaining marketshare from competitors. Making smart investments and managing costs in employee development is a critical component of this strategy. In addition, layoffs = new people in new jobs John Chambers… the benefits of downturns (25B in cash? Sizable profits margins?). One of Cisco’s flagship product families is UC. TP is a part of this. JC understands that reducing travel is imperative not only for environmental reasons, but also for cost/efficiency side as well. These are a couple of the central ideas that we’ll explore in this presentation today
E-Learning: A Strategy for Sustainability Craig Chalmers Positive ID, LLC
Scenario 1: Enterprise A is rolling out a new ERP system which will entail process changes, a new web application and increased responsibilities for a number of roles.
Scenario 2: Company B is going to market with a new server virtualization product. Account Managers will need to be trained on basic technical overview, product value proposition and a new sales methodology.
Scenario 3: Company C needs to comply with new environmental regulations. The new codes have different implications across the company: Marketing, Manufacturing, Product Development.
In Groups of 3-4, discuss the following…
What e-learning solution might be appropriate for each scenario? What cost/delivery/sustainability issues should they consider? What would be the potential upside and downside of an e-learning solution?