How to make Procurement e-Learning deliver strategic business results

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We discuss what it takes to get strategic business results from your procurement e-learning and training programs Procurement e-Learning: Driving business results Experiential e-Learning addresses today’s key business drivers – it’s green, it’s scalable, it’s sustainable, it saves money, it’s mobile, and most importantly—it works. 1. Introduction The advantages of e-learning are so apparent that all companies will adopt e-learning … Read More

The strategic role of e-learning in procurement

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We look at why e-learning adoption in procurement training can contribute to the strategic objectives of the organization. The pace of market change represents a particular challenge for today’s organizations, who need to provide continuous learning to employees in order to avoid the dangers of being out-thought and out-maneuvered by competitors. Skills gaps in the procurement team result in ever … Read More

Experiential e-learning for procurement: quicker, more productive than classroom training?

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At a time when change is faster than ever a key advantage of e-learning is that it has faster delivery cycle (velocity) times than traditional classroom-based instruction. The exact increase in velocity can be debated but the fact that it takes substantially less time to deliver the same amount of content is undisputed: According to Brandon Hall (2001) these factors … Read More

‘Theory in Practice’ – an Experiential model for Procurement E-learning: Part 3

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A Step change in Procurement E-learning Training: A three part guide for procurement professionals and training mangers to assess how E-learning can be an effective part of their professional development Here in part 3 we discuss how our model produces measurable outcomes and sum up the topic Measuring Learning Outcomes By starting with the end in mind the course design … Read More

‘Theory in Practice’ – an Experiential model for Procurement E-learning: Part 2

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A Step change in Procurement E-learning Training: A three part guide for procurement professionals and training mangers to assess how E-learning can be an effective part of their professional development Here in part 2 we discuss how our model produces content that is both engaging and facilitates immediate understanding. Producing a Procurement Soap Opera The course design hinges on animated … Read More

‘Theory in Practice’ – an Experiential model for Procurement E-learning: Part 1

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A three part guide for procurement professionals and training mangers to assess how E-learning can be an effective part of their professional development Here in Part 1 we introduce some of the problems associated with e-learning, discuss how corporate professionals learn and introduce our solution to E-learning. 1. Introduction The advantages of E-Learning are so apparent, that all companies will … Read More

Serious procurement training:

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If you are considering E-learning as part of your training for your procurement team there are several options available to you: 1. Buying a library of courses and making them available to your target audience. 2. A Buyer Development Plan, where you motivate your learner’s to follow a learning path, based on desired competence per role (or even on an … Read More