Updated: Mar 25
A Corporate Training Partnership is an agreement between a company and a training provider to collaborate on the development and delivery of employee training programs. The training provider may be an external organization specializing in corporate training or an internal training department within the company.
The partnership typically involves a mutually beneficial arrangement where the training provider offers customized training solutions to address the specific needs of the company's workforce. The company benefits by improving the skills and knowledge of its employees, which can lead to increased productivity, efficiency, and job satisfaction.
Corporate training partnerships can take many forms, such as a long-term strategic alliance between the company and the training provider or a project-based collaboration for a specific training initiative. The partnership may also involve joint planning, development, and delivery of training programs, as well as ongoing evaluation and refinement of the training to ensure it meets the needs of the company and its employees.
The Elements of a Corporate Training Partnership
The elements of a corporate training partnership can vary depending on the specific needs and goals of the company and the training provider. However, some common elements of a successful corporate training partnership include:
Clear goals and objectives: The partnership should have clear and measurable goals and objectives that are aligned with the company's overall business strategy and the training provider's expertise.
Needs assessment: Before designing any training program, the training provider should conduct a thorough needs assessment to identify the specific skills and knowledge gaps within the company's workforce.
Customized training solutions: The training provider should develop customized training solutions that are tailored to the company's specific needs and objectives.
Flexible delivery options: The training provider should offer flexible delivery options that meet the needs of the company's employees, such as online courses, on-site training sessions, or a combination of both.
Ongoing evaluation and refinement: The partnership should include ongoing evaluation and refinement of the training programs to ensure they remain relevant and effective.
Clear communication and collaboration: Effective communication and collaboration between the company and the training provider are essential for a successful partnership. This includes regular meetings, feedback sessions, and open lines of communication.
Commitment to success: Both the company and the training provider should be committed to the success of the partnership and the training programs, with a willingness to invest time, resources, and effort to achieve the desired outcomes.
The LMS Portals Corporate Training Partnership
At LMS Portals, we provide our clients and partners with a SaaS-based, multi-tenant Learning Management System (LMS) that allows you to launch and manage a dedicated training environment (a portal) for each of your unique audiences.
We provide technology, content, and services to create corporate training partnerships that include the following:
The LMS Portals multi-tenant architecture enables the management of multiple private training portals in a single platform. Each portal can be customized to meet the unique needs and branding requirements of a specific audience.
Course Authoring Tool
The platform includes an embedded SCORM-compliant course authoring tool that allows anyone to easily build engaging courses using digital content, such as videos, PDFs, SCORM files, PowerPoint presentations, and more.
Our Learning Paths development tool enables you to group courses for delivery in a logical progression to your users. The use of learning paths adds structure to your training program and ensures a level of foundational knowledge before introducing more complex topics.
Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT)
LMS Portals offers integration to support virtual remote training sessions. The combination of these live (synchronous) training sessions with on-demand (asynchronous) training is referred to as ‘Blended Learning’ and is considered a best practice in corporate training.
The platform offers an embedded Certificate Builder, so you can offer branded certificates for the completion of courses and learning paths.
The system allows for a bulk upload of users, as well as one-off user registration by the portal administrator. If you choose to, you can also let user self-register on a portal.
The use of Discussion Boards adds an element of social learning by allowing portal administrators and supervisor to invite and monitor online dialogue to support and enhance the learning experience.
The LMS Portals Analytics engine provides portal administrators and stakeholders with powerful tools to review and analyze user engagement and progress.
Ready-Made Training Content
We offer a complete library of ready-made courses, covering most every aspect of corporate training and employee development.
The LMS Portals Services Team can manage any or all aspects of your corporate training program, including portal customizations, course and learning path development, discussion management, and reporting.
The combination of our technology, content, and services allows for a comprehensive corporate training partnership.