What is the SPPICE Model for Simulation learning?

InfoPro Learning

The SPPICE model, developed by Infopro Learning, is a learning model for creating simulation-based learning that increases business performance. With learning simulations rising in popularity, justifiably so, many of our customers were asking us the same questions: Can a Simulation be used for serious learning? What kind of investment is needed to create learning simulations? What learning strategy best applies to creating impactful learning simulations?

Simulations in e-Learning: The power of experiential learning


Simulation-based e-learning is one such mode of training which is being extensively utilized in the corporate training. Simulations allow the learner experimentations to be close to real-life situations, thus opening up the vast expanse of ‘doing and learning’. In a previous post titled Business Simulations – Learning through experience , we had talked about the benefits of simulations in e-learning. They are: One-shot simulations. Learn by example simulations.

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What Simulation in Healthcare Training is about and it’s benefits!


Nonetheless, with regards to executing it in real scenario, trainees experience a plunge in their work execution and productivity. Simulations for sales training is one kind of a training which is […]. The post What Simulation in Healthcare Training is about and it’s benefits! In today’s time learners structure a theoretical model on specific subjects depending on various sources for data, like for instance, formal instruction, colleagues etc.

Identifying the Right Product Knowledge Training Methodology for Your Business

InfoPro Learning

However, you might be surprised to learn that the key to providing quality customer experiences is to improve your employee’s product knowledge skills. Product knowledge is an important component of providing quality service. Blog Corporate Training Product Knowledge Training

When are System Simulations Appropriate?

Integrated Learnings

System simulations, created using software such as Adobe Captivate, serve several purposes when used in eLearning. You can create simulations in several different ways, depending on the type of interaction you are looking for in your course. Types of Simulations. Demonstration (aka Show Me) - Learners watch this type of simulation as a video. Guided Practice (aka Try Me) – This simulation guides the learner through a procedure. By Dean Hawkinson.

Games vs Simulations: Choosing the Right Approach for Learning

Knowledge Guru

There is some natural confusion that arises around this topic, particularly on the difference between games, simulations, and gamification. I’ll focus on games and simulations in this post. Categorizing Learning Games and Simulations. Then we’ve designed simulations—sometimes we design them to be games, and sometimes not. Simulations can be designed as games, but they don’t have to be. You learn first in a simulator.). An Example of a Simulation.

5 Ways to Improve Employee Product Knowledge

InfoPro Learning

Having a team of employees who are knowledgeable about your products and services is an important part of providing quality customer experiences. THE BENEFITS OF PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE TRAINING. While there are many components of customer experience, few are more important than product knowledge training. In today’s digital world, customers have access to more product information than ever before, making them one of the hardest customers to serve. Simulations.

What makes Product Knowledge Training a Game-Changer?

InfoPro Learning

Product knowledge training is one of the most valuable learning opportunities you can give your sales representatives. An effective product knowledge training program can equip your sales team with essential skills, improve your organization’s reputation, boost customer satisfaction and increase sales. Product knowledge training helps your employees answer even the most complicated questions with ease and confidence.

7 Creative Ways To Use Online Training Simulations


In this article, I’ll share 7 creative ways to use online training simulations. How To Use Online Training Simulations. Online training simulations put corporate learners through their paces so that they can build essential skills and apply their knowledge. Here are 7 inventive and unexpected ways to use online training simulations. However, you can give them the online training tools they need to navigate difficult situations with online training simulations.

Tool to Create Free Web-based Simulations

eLearning Brothers

Their free tool is called Forio Simulate and it lets you quickly build web-based business simulations. Add an interface to it and use the calculations in your simulation. Or just use another simulation that someone else built and then modify it.). He showed me a simulation where a user owns a car rental store and can adjust their weekly and weekend pricing for multiple locations. Tags: Featured eLearning simulations

5 Best Practices to Create Online Training Simulations

CommLab India

Many organizations around the world have already tapped into the training potential offered by online training simulations. Simulations are highly specialized, interactive programs that allow workforce to learn and practice real world activities in a controlled, secure, and risk-free environment. I have listed out five best practices of creating online training simulations. Keep the simulations short and easily digestible .

2016 – VR, Sales Simulators and 330K Diplomas


2016 – VR, Sales Simulators and 330K Diplomas. Virtual reality, sales fitness, industry benchmarks and 334K diplomas for employees. Virtual Reality in Corporate Training from Eduson.tv. --> Sales Simulators. It was a tough task to teach 500 sales reps out of 53 cities at Groupon. If I could go back in time I would just use these Eduson simulators: 1. A sales rep should repeat each phrase aloud until he (finally) remembers it by heart.

The Story Arc Model: Combining Simulation and Story to Create Memorable Learning

Association eLearning

When I began my career 20 years ago, I was designing some of the earliest CD-ROM based simulations for the US Navy. With all of the variables, I was constantly faced with the challenge of how to storyboard and how to make sure the simulation was effective. Back when I was designing these early simulations, I was also a playwright, creating stories with intricate plot twists, conflicts, and complications. The traditional simulation model. The story arc simulation model.

Create Effective Dialogue Simulations for Online Sales Training with iSpring Version 8.3

CommLab India

How important is it for sales personnel to say the correct thing at the correct time to a potential customer? Communication or dialogue is a significant part of any sales process. Good communication skills help sales people connect well with potential clients. Considering this, communication skills need to be included while training sales personnel in any field. The best way to develop communication skills would be through dialogue simulations.

Top 10 Sales Enablement Tools to Empower your Sales Force


What is a Sales Enablement Tool? A sales enablement tool/ platform provides your sales force with all the resources they need to engage with prospective buyers and increase the chances of a sale. A sales enablement tool should provide useful information that will expedite the sales process and result in positive outcomes, which is, converting a prospect to a client. Here’s more on How to Improve the Sales Process with Mobile Content Delivery.

Five Secret Mantras to Create Successful Online Simulations

CommLab India

Simulations in e-learning are not a recent development, but what’s new is the way they are being used in various contexts of online training. The approach to designing simulations, however, is something that’s widely misunderstood. Most experienced trainers think the ‘mantra’ to designing a simulation is similar to creating a workplace model of Monopoly; while they may sometimes succeed in being fun; they are rarely effective as training tools.

Using Simulations for Various Online Training Programs

CommLab India

Wouldn’t you agree if I say that online training simulations are a wonderful way of pulling the learners into the content and engaging them throughout the process? But, did you know that these online training simulations are not restricted to only a particular training? Here’s a list of training programs in which online training simulations can be used and how. Simulations in Software Training. Simulations in Product Training.

4 tips for making the best elearning simulations (video and example)


Elearning simulations give learners a chance to practice and learn from their mistakes in a risk-free environment. So, how do you create a useful, engaging simulation online? The great thing about elearning simulations is that they give learners a chance to make mistakes in a safe environment and practice what they’ll need to do in real life. In a recent webinar, we shared tips and techniques for how to design and create elearning simulations and activities in Elucidat.

How To Set Character Limit For A Dynamic Text Entry Field In Articulate Storyline?

Swift eLearning Services

When we think of developing simulation based training, Adobe Captivate is the perfect tool to choose. But for some reason, we have to develop simple simulation based training using Articulate Storyline. The project we were working was on software training for sales team explaining how the product works.

10 Ways to Transform Sales Training with a Mobile Platform


Sales is an important function in every organization. Companies spend around $20 billion a year on sales training , which goes to show that L&D teams are striving hard to provide the sales personnel with excellent training programs to improve their efficiency. Enterprises are now leveraging mobile platforms to deliver advanced sales training on the go. Listed below are some of the key advantages of using a mobile platform for sales training.

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8 Ways to Enhance Sales Enablement Strategy with a Mobile-First Approach


Being a sales executive is not an easy job. Sales reps are expected to always be on the move, find potential prospects, keep interacting with them and build a rapport, and add to that the tremendous pressure of chasing leads and converting them to clients. After all, an organization’s growth depends upon their sales. This is where an effective sales enablement strategy can make all the difference. A business cannot function without a sales team.

Eight Tips to Make Your Online Product Sales Training Effective

CommLab India

Good product training provides comprehensive knowledge of a company’s products to help sales teams sell more and increase revenues. It will help your sales force match the benefits of a product and its features with customers’ problems, to close sales deals. However, equipping sales teams in an ILT/classroom setup is a constraint, with faster product launches and a globally-dispersed sales force. Compare competitors’ products.

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Using Games to Improve Product Knowledge

Knowledge Guru

Product knowledge training is one of the most common types of training in many organizations. Some companies release multiple new products every month, whereas others have so many different products that getting new hires up to speed can turn into a nightmare. The problem with product knowledge training is that we need to take lots of it to really know the facts… but memorizing content is not fun to do. Tips for Product Knowledge Training.

The 5 Fundamentals of Great Sales Training Videos


An alarming 66% of sales teams describe their training as irrelevant. Knowing 75% of employees are more likely to watch a video than read text, how do you create sales training videos that wow and make a positive impact on the bottom line? Here at Unboxed, we’ve been creating training videos that learners actually want to watch, and we’ve seen encouraging results, like a 15-60% increase in year over year sales. Custom Sales Training Video Content.

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Technology Has Upped the Sales Training Ante

dVinci Interactive

Now, customers can get product details, price guides, reviews and more with a swipe of their smart phone. I know when I consider a purchase, I expect salespeople to be smarter than ever, not just about their own products and services but also those of competitors. We’ve all experienced the frustrations of interacting with a salesperson who knows less about a product than we do. The product could be new or just unfamiliar. Sales Training sales Training

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5 Tips To Facilitate Persuasion Skills In Sales Online Training


Is your sales staff having trouble hitting their monthly targets? In this article, we’ll share 5 tips to facilitate persuasion skills in your sales online training course. How To Facilitate Persuasion Skills In Sales Online Training. This is even more problematic in the world of sales online training. The reason many people shy away from sales jobs is that they are often stereotyped. Here are 5 top tips to facilitate persuasion skills in sales online training.

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Moving Away from Traditional Learning: Custom Features Supported by Modern LMS to Deliver Effective Sales Training


Traditionally, organizations used to prefer instructor-led training (ILT) approach to train their sales employees. However, putting learners within a confined classroom for extended hours leads to several drawbacks including high training costs and less workforce productivity, which impact the overall business sales. Training & development of sales professionals is essential to cater to their pertinent learning needs, without affecting their peak sales hours.

How to Make Sales Content More Engaging


Keep the Sales Learning Content Bite-Sized. As long as the content is engaging and relevant , the videos or slides don’t have to look like a Hollywood production. Give Assignments to Sales Reps. In addition to presenting new skills and knowledge, fully engaging your sales reps requires that you give them an assignment, so they can practice applying that sales knowledge or those negotiation skills. Best Practices Sharing Sales Content

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The Gamification of Corporate Training

Association eLearning

Gamification, Game-Based Learning, and Simulations. Immersive eLearning games involve “immersing” the learner into a fully simulated environment. Simulations. Simulations enable learners to apply their knowledge and skills in a simulated environment. Story Arc simulations combine story and simulation to create engaging problem-based learning experiences, where learners can live out the experiences, as they would in the real world.

8 best sales training tips to seal the deal


The Sales Management Association recently conducted an extensive study on the state of training and development within sales organizations. Only 43% of respondents rate their sales training as effective overall, with the remaining 57% rating it either as ineffective or somewhat effective. Everything around sales is dynamic. New, often tech-enabled, products and services enter the market. 8 ways to improve sales training for your team.

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How to Create Online Training Simulations the Right Way [Infographic]

CommLab India

Simulations are an ideal choice for any business organization to train employees on procedures or impart a new skill. Simulations enable learners practice and master their skills in a risk-free environment. They can be used in a wide variety of training programs including product and sales training, compliance training, software training without the trouble of transporting materials, trainers, or learners to a particular location.

8 Tips To Facilitate Negotiation Skills In Sales Online Training

InfoPro Learning

Has your sales staff mastered the fine art of negotiation? In this article, I’ll share 8 tips to help your sales employees seal the deal and improve customer satisfaction. How To Facilitate Negotiation Skills in Sales Online Training. Sales employees require a broad range of skill sets to address customer needs and persuade them to purchase. Here are 8 top tips to help you facilitate negotiation skills in sales training.

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Instructional Designers and Product Managers – Traversing The Common Trail


I have been working as a Product Manager with Raptivity for the last 5 years. My favourite moments of this journey have been whenever I have talked to any of our customers and seen how they used Raptivity, how they visualized the product to be used, how they mapped hundreds of Raptivity interactions into various phases of eLearning course development and so on. A product cannot be built with one feature. is the most commonly asked question to a product manager.

4 Ways to Assess the Product Knowledge of Your Sales Team

CommLab India

According to ASTD State of Sales Training report, product training is the most frequently delivered training to sales people. A Training Industry survey also reveals that most of the sales training received by sales people is about the product. It is conventional wisdom that as the frequency of releasing new products or upgrading existing products increases, so should the pace of training in any organization to keep the sales force updated.

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Experience Un-boring eLearning Simulations and the World's Simplest LMS at DevLearn 2015 by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Unboxed makes complex things simple, crafting human-friendly training, sales productivity, and performance management. solutions that help employees do their jobs better. Immersive Learning Learning Systems Training Strategies

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