Adapting An Off-The-Shelf Course To A Custom eLearning Solution

| January 22, 2019

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Off-the-shelf courses are a common answer to basic training needs, but they have limits. Here are 5 ways to extend the usefulness of off-the-shelf courses and transcend their limitations by adapting them into custom eLearning solutions.Off-the-shelf courses can be a good start to meeting basic training needs, but there are topics where you need more impact, more clarity, more behavior change, more retention, more about how you do things, just…more. That requires a custom solution. Luckily, custom solutions don’t necessarily require starting from scratch. Here are 5 ways to extend the usefulness of off-the-shelf courses and transcend their limitations by adapting them into custom eLearning solutions.

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