There is a phrase that says 'learning never ends'. This is very applicable to the modern world in which we live. Vodacom leaders are embracing the importance of adaptability in today’s quick-changing business environment. Employees from the next generation expect a workplace that will continually feed their minds and build their skills. Millennials are craving training and development opportunities to advance their skills.
Vodafone has launched Vodafone University, which provides permanent staff with access to blended online learning. Courses related to any business unit or function within the organisation can be found on Vodafone University. If you are sitting in finance, for example, and want to learn more about cybersecurity, the online learning programmes are readily available. It's said that online learning programmes in a company can increase engagement and thus productivity in the organisation. Vodafone University is just over 18 months old and we can see that this tool has already become an integral part of the way we learn at Vodacom. Business units are seeing the value and want customised training built for their function.
E-learning programmes are generally 25–60% shorter in duration than traditional instructor lead classes which means that our colleagues can get more learning done in a shorter amount of time, learning new skills more quickly. With...