Why Learning Institutions Need Our Solution – According to recent Gallup surveys, college and universities focus their employee training efforts primarily in areas of compliance, such as Safety, Active Shooter, Preventing Harassment and Discrimination. But when it comes to improving employee skills, very little is invested.
According to Cornerstone and Ellucian’s 2016 Employee Engagement and Retention in Higher Education survey:
Recruiting and hiring the right people is only one step in successful human resources management. Higher Education must deploy professional skills training, if they are to retain and produce top performing employees. A survey conducted during a learning conference identified the top three barriers to innovation in Higher Education:
Ability Platform, used by many colleges and universities, enable learning institutions to overcome these barriers.
By 2020, more than a third of the desired core skill sets of most occupations will change to skills that are not yet considered crucial to the job today. Skills-based training is the ONLY solution for demands that are already changing the workforce environment inside Higher Education.
Here are some skills need by Higher Education employee, if they are to become top performers:
Ability Platform is the solution for Higher Education, with our award-winning, stellar online libraries. Our Learning content is presented as micro-learning modules, 10-minutes or less video lessons focused on improving skills. With libraries of 2500+ videos, organized into 100+ Learning Paths (collections of related lessons put together by subject matter experts), we help you bridge the coming skills gap.
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Vendors offering off-the-shelf online content often tout the large size of the content as an advantage. However, they never discuss how many of their courses are opened and completed by learners. Many of these large content providers face challenges, such as:
It's not surprising to discover their learner engagement and completion rates are very low. Often, courses cover large chucks of information, requiring longer time to complete. Materials presented as a collection of slides, with minimal interactive, lack excitement and bore employees.
The good news is that Ability Platform content has 3 to 5 times higher usage and engagement rates than the industry average. Why do we maintain higher rates? The answer is two-fold:
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In Business, all top performers have common skills such as leadership, communication, negotiation, and presentation to name a few. If they have staying power, they understand work-life balance and time management. They understand the importance of mastering skills. Now, we have a platform to make the learning process easier.
Ability Platform content, and its delivery system, focuses on the common skills all top performers need, through short, award-winning, micro-learning videos and an engaging interface. It's a new category of learning experience and management that fulfils the promise of working smarter with measurable results.
Here are a few Ability Platform features and benefits that makes this the delivery system for top performers:
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