Why your team should be learning on their feet.
While traditional learning is valuable and important, practicing skills, applying knowledge, and sharing knowledge through informal learning forms an essential part of our professional growth. We know this instinctively. In fact, people find these experiences most valuable for learning.
Learning methods rated Very Important or Essential as reported in 2017 Learning in the Workplace Survey:
Plus, informal learning is
- Less expensive.
- Driven by needs.
- Practical and applicable.
But most learning programs don’t incorporate informal learning.
Why? Because unlike courses, workshops, videos, and even training games, informal learning takes place in the chaos of the real world. So it’s hard to track and manage. Plus, it’s hard to ensure that people are learning best practices and company standards.
Pract.us is designed to turn informal learning in to a powerful, easy-to-manage learning tool.
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Here’s why you’ll love Pract.us for informal learning
Easy set up and interface
Employees are more likely to use an application that’s easy to figure out. Pract.us’ simple interface makes using it a snap. Learners can quickly access resources and mentors that help them complete learning objectives while following company standards.
Plus, it’s easy for you to create learning tasks and change or update your program as you go.
Real-time progress and the power of autonomy
Informal learning is so powerful because employees are in charge, and they pursue learning goals meaningful to them. With Pract.us, employees keep control over their learning choices, but managers can now focus their on the learning that makes the most difference, provide support for their efforts, and reward their progress.
Managers can stay on top of informal learning without adding work to their schedules. They can assign learning goals and track progress with the touch of a button. Employees can even choose their own learning goals and managers get notified of their progress real time.
Save money and improve performance by turning informal learning into your most powerful training tool.
Give your team the tools to turn daily activities into growth.
Give yourself the gift of lower training costs, less management hassle, and better results.
- Is it Possible to Manage Informal Learning?
- Guided Informal Learning: A Hands-on Bottom-up Approach
- Video: 21 Kinds of Informal Learning at Work
- What I Learned from Reading “Informal Learning at Work.”
- How to Make Informal Learning Work for a Distributed Sales Team
- After the Classroom: Make Sure New Skills Become Old Hat [Infographic]
- How to get started
- Performance support
- Performance management