WEBTIE: A FRAMEWORK FOR DELIVERING WEB BASED TRAINING FOR SMES

Parveen K. Samra, Richard Gatward, Anne James, Virginia King

Abstract

A yearlong pilot project undertaken in the UK set about delivering online training to 100 Small to Medium sized Enterprises (SMES), which equated to 500 employees, all within Manufacturing. The ‘Cawskills Project’ delivered online IT training directly to employees. The findings from the project have informed the development of a generic but adaptive model for SMES to facilitate the need for training by considering the operational demands, resources constraints and infrastructure. This paper presents a model, which brings together principles of teaching and learning practices evident in classroom based education along with the learning requirements of SMES and employees. The incorporation of online learning aims to deliver training content, which is Just in Time (JIT) and proposes training events informed by SME’S strategic direction.

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K. Samra P., Gatward R., James A. and King V. (2008). WEBTIE: A FRAMEWORK FOR DELIVERING WEB BASED TRAINING FOR SMES . In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8111-40-1, pages 204-209. DOI: 10.5220/0001691702040209


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@conference{iceis08,
author={Parveen K. Samra and Richard Gatward and Anne James and Virginia King},
title={WEBTIE: A FRAMEWORK FOR DELIVERING WEB BASED TRAINING FOR SMES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,},
year={2008},
pages={204-209},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001691702040209},
isbn={978-989-8111-40-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,
TI - WEBTIE: A FRAMEWORK FOR DELIVERING WEB BASED TRAINING FOR SMES
SN - 978-989-8111-40-1
AU - K. Samra P.
AU - Gatward R.
AU - James A.
AU - King V.
PY - 2008
SP - 204
EP - 209
DO - 10.5220/0001691702040209