Updated: Apr 25, 2021
Today, more than ever, companies of all sizes and from every industry are leveraging the benefits of corporate training to increase their competitiveness and improve their bottom line. While comprehensive corporate training programs can impact numerous areas in the organization, some of the most common use cases include employee onboarding, skills enhancement, compliance awareness, and the effective use of core and operational technologies.
A common denominator among the various companies, industries, and use cases is the effectiveness of videos for corporate training and employee learning programs. Video has proven to offer an effective and engaging method for capturing and holding employee attention while offering the greatest possible comprehension and retention.
The Power of Video for Corporate Training
The use of video content has revolutionized corporate training by making it easier for companies to educate and train their employees. It is widely agreed that offering training videos is one of the best methods for employee and team development in terms of both cost and outcomes.
If your company is considering the use of videos for your corporate training program, some of the benefits you can expect will include:
While more than 80% of every dollar you spend on classroom training is spent on the delivery, video can create a classroom-like experience for the student without that level of cost overhead. And when you invest in video training, you pay once to have it created and can then use it over and over.
Video is a content options that can be used in just about any way you choose to accomplish a specific lesson goal and meet the overall training objectives of your organization. Video offers a great deal of flexibility and has almost no limits for the types of concepts it can support.
Obviously, one of your primary goals in creating a corporate training program is in making sure that your students understand and remember what they have learned. Video provides a great way to help ensure this at it has proven to increase user retention by as much as 65%.
Unlike classroom-based training, video offers a great deal of scalability in that a single video can be shared across multiple courses and programs. And, also unlike classroom-based training, video content is consistent, ensuring that all of your students are learning the same material, delivered with a constant message.
Once you load video content onto your Learning Management System (LMS) it can be accessed by your students at any time and from any place. All that is required is an Internet connection. This level of accessibility enhances the learning experience and increases the value of your corporate training program.
Leveraging Video in Your Corporate LMS
An LMS serves as the foundational technology for an eLearning-based corporate training program. An LMS is the software application that is used to build, deliver, and track your corporate training program and can be deployed either on-premises or (more commonly) as a cloud-based technology offered through a third-party vendor.
Most LMSs on the market today support video as a content type for building lessons and courses. And many support the ability to upload video content to their servers (as MP4 or some other supported video file type) or hosted by third-party websites (such as YouTube or Vimeo).
LMS Portals for Your Corporate LMS and Video Content
LMS Portals is a cloud-base, multi-tenant learning management system that allows our clients and partners to launch and manage multiple private eLearning environments to support corporate training programs. LMS Portals supports video content uploaded to our servers or hosted by third-party websites and each portal you launch can have its own branding, user onboarding, messaging and collaboration tools, analytics, and more.