Shell pumps e-learning to entire workforce

first_imgShell pumps e-learning to entire workforceOn 1 Mar 2002 in Auto-enrolment, Personnel Today Comments are closed. The entire workforce at Royal Dutch/Shell Group is to be given access to arange of IT, desktop computing and business and leadership courses. E-learning has already been used in a number of different divisions of Shell,such as the Exploration and Production division (training, October 2001) butthis will be the first time it has been made available to the global workforceof 81,000 employees. E-learning is being delivered by Shell People Services, which provides HRservices to Shell via an agreement through e-learning provider NETg and CardeanUniversity. Aberdeen-based Atlas Interactive has also been contracted toconvert a proportion of Shell’s existing training courses into Web-deliveredcontent. The e-learning can be accessed through the Internet and via the Shell OpenUniversity internal training portal. “Global training programmes of consistently high quality had beenalmost impossible to implement before e-learning,” says Paul Ratcliffe,e-learning consultant for Shell People Services. “Knowing that 81,000people now have access to this method of development is fantastic and we expectusage to be high, with more than 100 course enrolments already received. “We are promoting usage by creating close links between NETg andCardean material and development initiatives and competency frameworks in placeat Shell,” says Ratcliffe. NETg is providing the professional IT and desktop computing courses,including Microsoft Word and Excel software and professional certificationcourses in Cisco and Oracle. Cardean will offer business management andleadership courses and has developed programmes with leading business schoolsincluding the London School of Economics and Political Science and theUniversity of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos.last_img

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