It seems that I touched on something last week when I posted on the current ‘Forever’ recession. Here are links to some of the more interesting things that others in the education industry have been saying on the subject:
- Upside Learning: eLearning – Through Recession and Future Growth
- Marc My Words: Is This Recession Good for eLearning?
- workforce.com: Whirlpool Adopts E-Learning for Leadership
Brent Verhaaren on the Allen Learning Blog outlines some very helpful tips for training departments to anticipate and (hopefully) negate the the impact reduced revenue on them, including:
- Do the Numbers
- Talk to the Right People
- Tighten Your Belt
- Be Consistent
- Look to Past Recessions (for solutions for current challenges)
And most importantly there No Time Like the Present to evaluate the potential affect of a external economic influences on your organisation.
I’ll be posting on Something Completely Different on Friday; tune in to find out…