eLearning Trends 2019: From The Trenches

| January 14, 2019

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'From the Trenches' talks about what’s happening in the minds and pockets of L&D managers across the world, the shifting priorities and changing paradigms in corporate training. From a utilitarian shift in Instructional Design to LMS's that teach, read what’s happening in the L&D world.The Gurus, known and unknown, are intently gazing into their crystal balls and making interesting predictions. While these articles are certainly very informative and talk enthusiastically about frontier learning technologies and practices, we see things a little differently. From the Trenches talks about what’s actually happening in the minds and pockets of L&D managers across the world, the shifting priorities and changing paradigms in corporate training. Changes that we have been seeing and have been a part of for the last 18 years. During the last year itself, we have worked with 74 companies, across 25 countries, producing 850 courses in 7 (product & sales, compliance, process, safety, new employee orientation, and leadership) subjects.

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