3 things e-learning can teach business owners

Peter  | 

One of the biggest educational challenges is to engage and motivate students. It’s pretty tough in the classroom, and even tougher online. How do you motivate online learners when you can’t even see or hear them? That’s a secret only the most successful e-learning providers know. It’s about time that business owners in different fields learn how it’s done – and how to adapt these lessons to their own strategies.

Successful e-learning is scalable, but does not have a one-size-fits-all approach

Sure, the opportunities in the digital world – to teach anyone, anything, anywhere – are endless. Yet to succeed, e-learning still needs to be tailored to the individual. Goals, learning style and support should match the individual student so they can go through a personalized learning experience.

What can business owners learn from this? Make sure your employees understand your customers as individual people.

Successful e-learning is grounded in a culture of respect and understanding

Developing e-learning is a continuous process of improvement. It’s about trying things out and learning from feedback. One just does not create the perfect e-learner experience the first time round. There’s a major focus on trying to understand the e-learner better – a focus that never wavers.

What can business owners learn from this?Communicate with your customers through the channels they want to use, in a style they like and understand. That is the best way to find opportunities to improve your business.

Successful e-learning is about short iterations even if the instructor is far, far away

E-learners should always be able to get fast answers to their questions. Removing delays in the e-learner’s personal growth is the most basic of conditions to make e-learning successful. The course or program is continuously polished to make it better, but the number one priority is to provide the best e-learner experience right now.

What can business owners learn from this? Always answer fast so you never slow down your eager customers.

Easygenerator, a successful e-learning business based in the Netherlands, put these tips into practice. The company now has more engaged users and customers than ever before. Click here to read how Easygenerator grew its business with a great team and smart technology to support its customers.