Improving Training and Competency in the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry


Bryan Wollam, President and CEO of Wollam Advisory Groups addresses some of the biggest challenges with training in the oil and gas industry. Bryan also shares how IACET is helping lead the way to standardize on an instructional design and delivery standard that can improve continuing education and training across the industry.

How to Use Virtual Reality Training in Your Business


Virtual reality is sweeping the nation and savvy executives are already seeing it as an innovative tool to train their workforce. Almost every article concerning enterprise use cases for virtual reality lists training as one of the easiest ways companies can use this exciting new technology to improve their business.

Beyond Death by PowerPoint: Tips to Spice Up Your Online Learning


The shift to blended and online training has become a fixture in most organizations and the next generation of death by PowerPoint has emerged... death by voiceover PowerPoint. This type of training is often seen in the form of animated PowerPoint slides with limited opportunities for interaction. As a tried and true classroom facilitator, I would cringe at the voiceover PowerPoints that would come my way and long for the days of facilitator-led interaction. I would ask myself if this was truly learning or just a means to crunch the budget and check the box that training was delivered. If it’s the latter, why even expend resources at all?


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