COVID-19’s Impact on Training

An industry survey conducted by Learn Events and VR training company Mesmerise shows how training programs are focusing on new topics and embracing technology amid the pandemic.

As Learning and Development (L&D) leaders adjust to the challenges of the post-pandemic environment, an industry survey conducted by Learn Events and VR training company Mesmerise shows how training programs are focusing on new topics and embracing technology:

  • All respondents reported that their L&D programs will be impacted by COVID-19, and 85% said they plan to develop new programs as a results.
  • For L&D programs currently in development, leadership and remote learning topics are top priorities, followed by mentoring, new technology, and health and safety.
  • On average, the top 5 highest-rated training needs are: safety at work, financial compliance, GDPR, sustainability, and Diversity & Inclusion.
  • Highlighting the trend toward technology innovation, while only 10% of respondents had experienced virtual reality (VR) training in the past, now 80% are considering using it in the future.

To see the full survey results, visit: https://www.mesmeriseglobal.com/vrtraining-survey-results

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