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HRM 300 E Learning

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HRM 300 E Learning

  1. 1. E-Learning and Dunder-Mifflin, Inc. By Gregory Clements, HRM 300 UMUC
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>E-Learning: What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>Employee needs </li></ul><ul><li>Pros of E-Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Cons of E-Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Blended Training </li></ul><ul><li>Summary </li></ul>
  3. 3. E-Learning: What is it? <ul><li>E-Learning is On-Line Training </li></ul><ul><li>Internet serves as a training tool </li></ul><ul><li>Quickly becoming the standard in many companies today </li></ul>
  4. 4. Employee Needs <ul><li>Employees are our number one resource at Dunder-Mifflin </li></ul><ul><li>Diverse, intelligent, insightful </li></ul><ul><li>Motivated, dedicated, professional </li></ul>
  5. 5. Employee Needs <ul><li>Different learning styles necessary to accommodate different comprehension levels </li></ul><ul><li>Verbal, Visual, Hands-on </li></ul>
  6. 6. Employee Needs <ul><li>Cultural Sensitivity </li></ul><ul><li>Communication Differences </li></ul><ul><li>Demanding Schedules </li></ul>
  7. 7. Pros of E-Learning <ul><li>Cost savings </li></ul><ul><li>Access to more employees </li></ul><ul><li>Organized, Efficient </li></ul><ul><li>Secure </li></ul><ul><li>Preferred by employees < age 30 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Pros of E-Learning <ul><li>Self-paced </li></ul><ul><li>Interactivity allows tapping multiple trainee senses </li></ul><ul><li>Enables scoring, assessments, feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Built-in guidance and help </li></ul><ul><li>Easy update of content </li></ul>
  9. 9. Pros of E-Learning <ul><li>Enhances instructor-led training </li></ul><ul><li>Ideal for presenting simple facts, concepts </li></ul><ul><li>Paired with simulation </li></ul>
  10. 10. Cons of E-Learning <ul><li>Not rated as top effective training practices </li></ul><ul><li>Possible trainee anxiety </li></ul><ul><li>Trainee disinterest </li></ul><ul><li>Requires easy and uninterrupted access to computer </li></ul>
  11. 11. Cons of E-Learning <ul><li>Not appropriate for some training </li></ul><ul><li>Significant upfront investment required </li></ul><ul><li>Top management support is necessary for success </li></ul><ul><li>Rapid changing technology </li></ul><ul><li>Trainees may not retain what is learned </li></ul>
  12. 12. Blended Learning <ul><li>Combines short, fast-paced interactive learning with computer based lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Tele-conferencing used with traditional instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based virtual classrooms </li></ul><ul><li>Allows greater flexibility </li></ul>
  13. 13. Summary <ul><li>E-Learning: What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>Employee Needs </li></ul><ul><li>Pros of E-Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Cons of E-Learning </li></ul>
  14. 14. Questions?

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