Summary of The Virtual Training Guidebook

How to Design, Deliver, and Implement Live Online Learning

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The Virtual Training Guidebook book summary
Virtual training offers many advantages, including cost savings, but your course must fully engage your online students.


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Virtual training offers many advantages for corporate learning. Companies don’t need to fly their trainees to a central location or pay travel expenses. Employees attend class at their desks with little loss of productivity. Their computers are their classrooms. Virtual training has an undeservedly poor reputation among some corporate learning officers who consider it boring and ineffective. Author and training professional Cindy Huggett disagrees. She explains how to plan, design and implement a virtual training program that will be a credit to your organization, and enable you to impart worthy and lasting knowledge to your employees. getAbstract recommends her excellent A-to-Z guide to training professionals seeking to learn about or establish engrossing, educational virtual training programs.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What benefits virtual training offers,
  • What technology it requires, and
  • How to implement and evaluate your program.


High-Tech Corporate Training
The use of virtual training is expanding rapidly, even though many people – at least initially – dislike it. Some have experienced high-tech glitches during online sessions. Others suffered through dull online lectures about mundane topics. Many people confuse...
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About the Author

Cindy Huggett, CPLP, is a consultant, speaker, instructional designer, classroom facilitator and author. She specializes in workplace training and development.

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