Benefits of Online Training
Less Time Needed to Train.
The amount of time it takes employees to complete an interactive,
self-paced course was reported to be between 25 and 75% less than
a classroom course. The time it took for employees to master the
content presented to them in a multimedia environment was 60% faster
than those in a classroom environment.
in Retention Rates.
Employees that receive multimedia instruction had a 25-50%
higher retention rate over those receiving the content through classroom
instruction. Retention rates are a measure of how much content reaches
long-term memory, and reflect the employees ability to recall
information days, weeks, or months after the training is completed.
The variance in content delivery with multimedia training is 20-40% less than instructor-led training. The range of percentage can
be attributed to the different choices available to staff members as
they make their way through interactive courses.
Studies report high employee satisfaction associated with multimedia
training because employees felt they could learn at their own pace, could take training at their convenience, were more involved in their own
learning process, and had privacy during training sessions.
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