As a management professional, if you're out to create a learning culture for your employees, you find that it's all about behaviors and shifting attitudes. You also rely heavily on having the proper tools in place to work with. Having all the proper tools in place is key to the success of your employee's professional development and integrated learning systems. So is that old clunker of an LMS holding you back? Does it meet your needs?
Year after year, more L&D departments are using integrated learning in their solutions. There tends to be an increase in learning engagement and a pull to deliver accessible exciting learning and integrated learning systems is the current trend.
You can spend thousands on the very best in training support such as PDF's, SlideShares, videos, and more but is your current LMS integration able to support these? There is nothing worse for engagement than having to link into an external site to gain access. For example, let's say you have created the ultimate performance support material for your employees that are out on the road. If your current LMS is not mobile-friendly, then it goes without saying that this too is holding you back. Instead of engaging your employees with activities, they end up having no support at all.
The 4 Benefits of Integrated Learning in Professional Development
HR Departments across the globe are full of multiple systems that cover different activities from the recruitment of raw talent to the handling of the payroll. With many of these systems turning to the cloud, it has changed the integrated lea
rning landscape significantly. Integrated learning across multiple HR facets has many of them needing more integrated processes and HR analytics.
According to a recent article on docebo.com, these integrated learning systems have some key benefits:
- Clearer links and better continuity between the individual talent elements
- Increased automation of employee processes as a whole, and improved efficiency of operations.
- Improved user experience, lower learning curve and higher adoption throughout the talent lifecycle
- Reduced duplication, more accurate talent data and ease of use of that data(currently seen as poor in most organizations)
A well planned integrated learning system can also benefit your organization through increased efficiency, and effectiveness. Integrated learning can also reduce costs while minimizing the disruption created by several different external audits. It also showcases your commitment to increased performance, employee and customer satisfaction, and constantly improving.
With integrated learning, your learning and management system can run seamlessly together and each function can be aligned with a single goal...that is an overall improvement of your employees' professional development and the entire organization.
Instead, you can have a far more superior coordinated effort that is greater than the whole, making these processes more effective and more efficient. An integrated learning system as a crystal clear uniform image of your entire organization. Efficiency is a by-product of less duplication which makes it all that much easier to adopt new systems in the future.