IQUAD Third e-Learning Roundtable was hosted on the 1st of June 2016 at the Phoenicia Intercontinental Hotel in Beirut.
HR, L&D and Training Managers from Lebanon, Kuwait, Iraq, Syria and the United Arab Emirates attended to share experiences on how to ensure successful e-learning implementations.
“Why do e-learning implementations fail?” was the main theme of this year’s roundtable.
“To ensure e-learning success, corporates must combine the best e-learning catalog with the best learning technologies and join them with intelligent implementation services. The project should also be linked to the corporate strategy.” said Mr. Alexandre Giry-Deloison, Channel Sales Manager – APAC & EMEA at CrossKnowledge.
Mr. Hassan Backeer, IT Manager at Kuwait Institute of Banking Studies, shared the detailed research he has conducted in the Middle East region on elearning.
Among the figures reflected, 73% of L&D managers believe that technology is a key decisive factor in the success of an e-learning solution while 69% reflected that poor user engagement is a main reason for e-learning failures.
In his presentation, Mr. Firas Al Abbasi – Managing Partner of BE – Developing People discussed how learning and development managers can position a successful ROI strategy to present to Management.
The attendees of the roundtable event are from leading organizations who have successfully implemented e-learning solutions or from organizations that are planning to invest in technology to maximize their return on investment in learning.
“IQUAD objective of the Roundtable event is to recognize those organizations who are successful in implementing e-learning. In addition, such an event will give the chance to those organizations who are planning to implement e-learning to benefit from previous experiences and avoid implementation pitfalls.” said Fady Abdul Khalek – Managing Director of IQUAD Learning Solutions.
A Practical perspective along with system illustrations were presented to demonstrate how IQUAD Skills4Success e-Learning solution is a Turnkey Solution offering state-of-the-art technologies, a diverse and engaging learning experience with extended possibilities and fully customizable services.