The Training Comparison Matrix
PurchTips edition #6
By Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2, SPSM3
A Tool For Determining Purchasing Training That Is Right For YOU
Engaging in online classes, also called eLearning and Internet-delivered training, has become increasingly popular. However, the benefits of online classes may not be instantly obvious. This Training Comparison Matrix contrasts the characteristics of traditional good live purchasing training with the online classes offered by Next Level Purchasing, Inc.
|Characteristic||Traditional Good Training||Next Level Purchasing Online Classes|
|Covers practical purchasing topics||Yes||Yes|
|Is taught by qualified instructors||Yes||Yes|
|Makes it easy to learn||Yes||Yes|
|Awards Continuing Education Hours||Yes||Yes|
|Is always available at a convenient time||No||Yes|
|Can be taken from the location most convenient for you||No||Yes|
|Instructor can be asked a question any time of the day or night over a period of months||No||Yes|
|Every word communicated by the instructor can be printed for future reference||No||Yes|
|The pace is controlled by the students' level of proficiency||No||Yes|
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