Tip #500: When Classroom Training is the Only Way

On January 13, 2014, Posted by , In learning, By ,, , With Comments Off on Tip #500: When Classroom Training is the Only Way

“You learn more quickly under the guidance of experienced teachers. You waste a lot of time going down blind alleys if you have no one to lead you.”  W. Somerset Maugham

A client recently made a suggestion that a classroom business management training program for the owners of small private medical practices in Africa be made available as online e learning and/or written self-study instruction. On the surface, the two additional modes of delivery made sense in terms of increasing access to the training, which was the client’s intent.

However, there were so many reasons why this was not a good idea, both in terms of the impact on the quality of the learning, as well as on the … Read the rest