Global healthcare and chemicals company Bayer plc is installing acompany-wide e-learning system – provided by Global Knowledge – followingassessment by one of Global’s certified business partners, Trainers ITServices. Bayer was precise in the business objectives of the solution, which had tofulfil the following criteria: to identify a skills gap – monitor existingskills and build on them; offer sufficient flexibility to provide consistenttraining to office and field staff; to save time by tailoring contentspecifically to user requirements; maximise learning retention by providing apost-course support tool; and assist users with the cultural move to e-learningvia mentoring and support. “Besides meeting our training objectives, the services and productsproposed by Trainers IT Services ensured this solution could be used globallyby Bayer,” said Karen Murphy, business development consultant at Bayer’sinternal consulting group, BBS. “This is especially pertinent given thatwe wish to expand our e-learning programme to include our SAP, Siebel and Notesapplications.” A pilot project, introduced and managed by Trainers, looked at Bayer’sinfrastructure and cultural concerns and identified that a combination ofGlobal Knowledge’s web-based training product SPeLWEB and application supporttool OnDemand, plus Trainers’ own blended learning services, which includesmentoring, would meet the objectives. www.globalknowledge.com Previous Article Next Article Bayer’s business-driven roll-outOn 1 Jan 2003 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos.