Training is a vital element in all organizations and training managers have to undergo a challenging role of understanding the learning needs of the organization, upgrading skills of workforce, training logistics, and feasibility apart from ensuring its efficiency and effectiveness in order to achieve a higher return on investment (ROI) for the company. Therefore, it is of utmost importance for training managers to understand a variety of marketing ideas and techniques which would allow them an edge to get the workforces, partners, dealers or sales representatives onto the screens so that they can truly benefit from the courses. Given below are a few salient advices in order to boost the interest of your partners or dealers to take up your next e-learning module.
Cultivate your brand image
In order to achieve skyrocket enrollment figures, it is highly imperative to develop a trustworthy and credible brand image. Apart from providing e-learning courses that are beneficial and fulfills the need of your workforce or partners, it is very crucial to cultivate your brand. This would allow your partners or dealers to attach the best quality training courses immediately with your brand. After this, managing its reputation and its online presence becomes necessary. Do anything in your authority to ensure that incredible e-learning courses are synonymous with your brand.
Provide sneak peek to get your partners or dealers hooked
Your partners or dealers are always keen on knowing ‘what is there for me’. Hence, making the course just appealing would not do all the work, they need to know how they are actually going to benefit from such a learning experience? This can be done by giving a small test drive of the e-learning course that you desire to offer to them. This firsthand experience would remove any skepticism present in them.
In order to provide proof of your claim that your e-learning module has the capacity to boost working knowledge or gain certain skill sets, it is highly recommendable to get endorsements or testimonials from satisfied partners and dealers that you can highlight. This would eventually allow your upcoming partners or dealers to enroll into the course confidently by putting aside their doubts and cynicism. Hence, endorsements from your past partners and dealers can enable a rise in the learning enrollment.
Serve the individual needs
Focus on offering specific learning experience rather than vague oversimplification of knowledge or skill they will gather from the course. Showcase how your module has the potential to address the requirements of specific target groups. They must be made aware of the benefits of participating in the e-learning deliverables. To identify these individual needs, it becomes imperative to conduct surveys, 1-on-1 interview with your target audiences’ background, expectations and learning needs.
Be an expert in your domain
It is highly essential to build an unparallel credibility of your own self, being an authority in your field. Become the go-to person in your niche so that your partners or dealers turn to you when they need any information or when they want to upgrade themselves. Offer valuable insights and advices for them to excel in their workspace.
Offer appropriate insight
You must clearly state to your partners or dealers what they are going to get out of your course. Give them a course description, stating concisely what they are going to benefit out of the module and how it is the application in enhancing their career. Make them realize its utility outside the virtual classroom and stress on the positive changes that it can bring upon their work life.
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