We can create the greatest digital leadership programs, knowledge transfers or job aids, but if the interface design isn’t up to par, learners quickly become lost in figuring out how to navigate a course rather than focusing on the content.
Our industry often downplays appeal, because after all, tricks are for kids. Appeal used with intent isn’t about fun and games, though – it’s a powerful tool for engaging learners of any age. Appeal creates experiences an audience won’t ever...
Once a prototype is in place, the designers can move on to testing the solution. Rigorous testing should be done not just by the designer but by other evaluators to ensure the solution meets the learners’ needs.
In an era of unpreceded change, volatility and uncertainty, we need to revisit several truths to more deeply impact how we design programs for executive development.