Promoting language skills within your company is still an essential goal in human resource development. However, selecting language is an annoyed job.
Here are four steps make you find the suited language course for your business easily.
1.Define your criteria
Before reading all various brochures from different language centres.
You can start by answering the following questions:
- Should the course be online, in person, or perhaps a mixture of both.
- Which topics and themes are especially important for your employees?
- Should the course content cover only business-related themes, or expand to other areas?
- How much budget should company pay for language development course?
- What sort of devices (for online courses) should be compatible with the course?
- Do existing learning management systems (LMS) have to be taken into account? Do these interfaces have to be made available to the new providers?
2. Use existing resource
After making your criteria clearly, it’s always helpful to interact with employees and find out what’s important and motivating for them. What resources they have already uses for language learning and their feeling. Their suggestion for language course is the most important thing. Maybe they have already found a good way to learn language through their experience. Record these carefully.
3. Further research
At this point, you have already had good shortlist. The next step is to take enough time to complete deep understanding of these courses. Then you can be well-informed about all existing options. Read all information and reviews of language courses that look like they might be right for you. Contact customer service to obtain a demo version and success stories from long-term customers. Find out what sort of additional offers each provider makes available.
4. Make decision
After you know all the information from existing options. Creating an overview that factors in both “hard” and “soft” facts. After analysing, rank all the language courses based on how each provider meets your specific company’s needs and make your decision.