Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2015 - (Page 44)

ACCELERATING EXPERTISE with SIMULATIONS By Cindy McCabe and Ann Garvey CONVENTIONAL WISDOM IS THAT IT TAKES ABOUT 10,000 HOURS TO BECOME AN EXPERT. IF YOU DO THE MATH, THAT'S FIVE YEARS, WORKING FULL TIME. Baby boomers, many of whom are experts in their domains, are turning 65 at a rate of 10,000 per day; millions will leave the workforce over the next five to 10 years. They will be replaced by Generation X and millennials - populations with tremendous potential, but lack the years of experience of those they're succeeding. How do you quickly and effectively transition knowledge to these next 44 generations to realize their potential sooner? One answer is with simulations. HOW DO SIMULATIONS CREATE EXPERTS? Regardless of type - complex, immersive, serious game - simulations can be used to improve consulting skills via role-play conversations, model best practices for making complex business

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2015

Delivery: Is This Where Technology Changes the Game?
Table of Contents
Guest Editor: The Pendulums Swing
Access Trumps Knowledge: Changes for Training Delivery
Hardwired to Learn
Using a Blended Approach When Crafting a Training Delivery Strategy
Planning, Developing and Implementing Serious Games
Let's Get Serious about Live, Instructor-led Training
Just What Employees Ordered: Personalized Adaptive Learning
Training with Pictures, Not Bullet Points
Anti-Social Learning?
Using Microlearning and Information Design to Elevate Soft Skills Training
How Improvisation Can Drive Employee Engagement
Accelerating Expertise with Simulations
Technology and Trends Driving the China Training Market
Helping Buyers of Training Services Become More Savvy
Are Bad Communication Habits Holding You Back?
Measuring the ROI of Social Media within Your Organization
Closing Deals
Company News
What's Online
Training Talk

Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2015