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Barnett Waddingham, a UK firm of risk, pension, investment and insurance consultants, worked with Bytes Learning Services to develop their in-house Learning Management System. Bytes helped to create a flexible digital space to maximise employee skills and behaviours, equipping them to deal with the challenges and future demands of their clients.
Several areas of the business were seeking additional ways of maximising employee’s skills and behaviours to ensure the business was equipped to deliver against business plans, all whilst minimising cost, resource and ‘lost’ fee earning time. A cross-business working group identified the following requirements:
Face to Face Training Management and Administration
Online Training using a Variety of Medium and Content
New Starter Induction Training Programme
Alison Armishaw, Learning & Development Manager
In conjunction with Barnett Waddingham’s cross-business working group, Bytes Learning Services determined the simplest and most cost effective approach would be to develop the existing Learning Management System (My Learning).
To initiate the required in house authoring capability for course creation, the working party reviewed a number of software providers and chose Elucidat (recommended by Bytes Learning Services) as it was a compatible ‘responsive’ design authoring tool.
Working closely with the Bytes Learning Services team, the following functionality was developed:
Automated Classroom Schedule
Administration of Online Training
Compatibility with identified software
Since working with Bytes to expand the use of the Learning Management System, the impact has resulted in: