Implementing Corporate Distance Training Using Change Management, Strategic Planning and Project Management

Implementing Corporate Distance Training Using Change Management, Strategic Planning and Project Management

Zane L. Berge (University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA) and Donna L. Smith (T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., USA)
Copyright: © 2000 |Pages: 13
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-878289-80-3.ch004
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Abstract

As businesses expand to become more globally competitive, their needs grow to train geographically dispersed employees in a cost- effective manner. What must businesses do to implement distance education? An important role of the training and performance specialists in business is to help management solve complex problems within an organization. Still, distance education is usually not accomplished by a single group within an organization, nor through a single process. To change the way training is done, performance managers must use what is known about change management, strategic planning and project management in order to successfully implement technology-enhanced learning globally. One of the methods being used increasingly in the workplace is distance training.

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