Fatal Flaws That Will Doom Your eLearning Programs

We have such good intentions.

We recognize the importance of offering eLearning to round out our training portfolio. We’ve set aside a pilot budget to get started. And we’ve established our “go live” goals. What could go wrong?

So many things.

Think of this fledgling eLearning program as a Tragic Hero from your college literature class. If our Hero possesses any combination of the seven Fatal Flaws below, our eLearning program is doomed to fail the quest.

No Defined Destination

: First things first, we must know where we are headed with our eLearning programs. What do you intend to achieve with online learning? Without a defined destination, we can’t measure how close we are to celebrating our success. Ask yourself: How does online learning fit into our overall education strategy? Which content priorities will we address with eLearning? How will our eLearning programs intersect with the rest of our learning portfolio? Do we have a business plan in place for each learning program so we know what success looks like?

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