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How to Keep Employees Focused on Training Deadlines

Updated: Mar 25, 2023

Training Deadlines for Employees

Many types of corporate training courses have completion deadlines to ensure that employees complete the required training within a specific timeframe.

Here are some examples:

Compliance Training

This type of training is mandatory for many organizations to ensure that employees comply with legal and regulatory requirements. Compliance training topics can include workplace safety, data protection, anti-harassment, and anti-discrimination policies.

Cybersecurity Training

With the increasing threat of cyberattacks, many organizations require their employees to complete cybersecurity training to protect company data and systems from potential breaches.

Onboarding Training

When new employees join an organization, they often need to complete onboarding training to learn about the company's culture, policies, and procedures.

Professional Development Training

To help employees develop new skills and advance in their careers, organizations may provide professional development training, such as leadership training, project management training, or sales training.

Software and Technology Training

As technology continues to evolve, organizations may require their employees to complete training on new software applications, platforms, or tools.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Training

In recent years, many organizations have prioritized diversity, equity, and inclusion training to promote a more inclusive workplace culture.

Five Tips to Keep Your Employees Focused on Training Deadlines

Keeping employees focused on training deadlines is an essential aspect of ensuring that they complete the required training within the designated time frame.

Here are some tips to help you keep your employees focused on training deadlines:

  1. Set clear expectations: Clearly communicate the training requirements and deadlines to your employees. Make sure they understand what is expected of them and the consequences of not meeting the deadlines.

  2. Provide regular reminders: Send regular reminders to your employees about the upcoming training deadlines. Use different communication channels like emails, instant messaging, or even in-person meetings to make sure the message is received.

  3. Make training a priority: Emphasize the importance of training to your employees and encourage them to prioritize it. Ensure that they understand the relevance of the training to their job and how it can help them develop their skills and knowledge.

  4. Provide support: Make sure your employees have the necessary resources to complete the training, such as access to training materials, software, or equipment. Offer support and guidance throughout the training process.

  5. Monitor progress: Regularly check the progress of your employees and provide feedback to help them stay on track. Celebrate milestones and successes to motivate them to continue with the training.

LMS Portals to Support Training Deadlines

At LMS Portals, we provide our clients and partners with a SaaS-based, multi-tenant learning management system that allows you to launch a dedicated training environment (a portal) for each of your unique audiences.

Our platform includes course and learning path deadline and reminder tools to help ensure your employees complete their training requirements on-time.

The system includes an embedded course authoring tool that enables most anyone to build engaging courses quickly and easily.

We offer a complete library of ready-made corporate training courses. So you can build your own courses, utilize our off-the-shelf library, or some combination of the two.

If you choose to, you can create Learning Paths to deliver courses in a logical progression and add structure to your training program. The system also supports Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) and provides tools for online coaching and social learning.

Together, these features make LMS Portals the ideal platform for delivering effective training programs and ensuring employees complete their training requirements on-time.

Contact us today to get started or visit our Partner Program pages

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