Modern business organizations need to update themselves in accordance with the market trends. As the organization grows, it is important that the employees grow simultaneously. Training sessions are organized for the employees in order to keep them updated with the current market practices. The traditional training method involved book reading, report generation, assignments, and evaluation of the sheets. All these activities were done manually and maintaining huge amount assignemnt sheets was a cunbersome task. The evolution of online learning programs transformed the traditional process by replacing assignement sheets with electronic devices, tablets, PCs and laptops. With the digitization of training material, learning process became more fun. These digital tools can be used to train both in-house and remotely located employees simultanoeusly.

Learning Management System employs different tools like mobile learning, game based learning, and social learning, which has made the learning process more collaborative. The learning process involves active participation of the members, where ideas and views are exchanged. This process helps in better understanding of the subject matter followed by discovery of several undiscovered facts. Some of the factors, which enhance the effectivess of online learning process are polls, blogs, wiki, surveys, and discussion boards. Unlike tradtional training process, online learning does not require trainee and trainer togaether at the same time.

Firms, which are not able to handle the e-learning process due to the cost associated with the software or due to the scalability issue, can assign whole or part of their work to different service providers. There are several advantages associated with outsourcing the project and most important of them is the cost. The firms can save on their costs and provide best of the training material to the clients. For e-learning developement skilled and experienced content developers, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), administrators and instructors, work together and develop industry specific contents for the organizations. In order to avail best of e-learning material, organizations must contact those service providers, which have vast experience in e-learning developement.

Before developing the subject matter, the content development experts take a look at the requirements of the clients. The content matter focuses on the areas, which need improvement. Thus, it helps in fulfilling learning goals and organisational goals simultaneously. Various industries like banking and finance, education & training, retail and life sciences, have effecitviely utilized the Learning Management System or LMS in their organizations. The pricing of this software application is in compliance with its flexible structure, which adds up another advantage to it. Moreover, several quality checks are done by the service providers for localization, instructional design, language & grammar, fucntional correctness, content and media mapping, in order to deliver world-class content to the clients.

There are many companies which offer offshore e-learning development. These companies commit to cater to the e-learning content requirements of the organizations. Before outsourcing the e-learning requirements, both vendor as well as clients, must be clear with the ultimate objective of training. Clients must document the test plans, project plans, storyboards, and specification sheets, to keep a check on online training process. Documentation of the actitivities is also useful when the work is assigned to more than one offshore development center.

Author's Bio: 

Gireesh Sharma is an author writing on Human Resource Management. His expertise includes e-learning development, offshore e-learning development and other Learning & Development matters.