CHAPTER 3

Design Content

Good design is a critical success factor for effective virtual training. Good design engages participants and leads to learning outcomes—two key components to effective learning transfer. The design should be well planned and thought out so that your training goals are met.

Good design is more than just creating slides. It’s more than just scheduling speakers for an online panel discussion and hoping that learning will take place. It’s more than just taking a traditional in-person class and transferring it word-for-word to an online one. Instead, good design is about creating a high-quality learning experience. And going one step further—a great design allows learning to take place and skills to be transferred back to ...

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