Are You The One?
You may have been asked to create instructional materials or you may expect to do so soon. You may be leading a development effort that someone else (your school, your boss, the manager of another department, or a colleague) has requested. You may be ultimately responsible for communicating the success, struggles, alternatives, and completion of the training solution. If you are, this makes others the “client” and you the project leader.
It's often assumed that the instructional designer will take the initial training goal and just make training happen. Underestimating this complex task can easily lead to unfulfilled expectations, ineffective design, and off-budget and off-schedule projects.
It is essential to the ...