Designing Software Training when Software's in Flux

Updated: Oct 27

There is a brand new software release and it's your job to create the instructor-led training materials. The problem is the software is under development, functionality is volatile, the requirements documents are nonexistent and communication with SME is limited. Impossible? This guide will help you tackle it with five-star results.

How to Do It and Avoid the Pitfalls


Let's face it, most learning development managers would pack up their desk and contact a professional recruiter before taking on a project like this. The odds are heavily stacked against success. The thought of drowning in all the work, rework, late nights and other pitfalls trying to make the training a success sends shivers. But, you can do it with five-star results.


Before you get started, take a deep breath and take solace in the fact that it's not about how many hours you put in, how hard you work or how flexible and reactionary you are to changes. Rather, it's about using a methodical approach to analyze, design, develop and deliver great training. Success is within reach if you follow these simple guidelines.


This article will help you align the right team, determine your processes and procedures, identify the needs of your entire audience, get stakeholder approval, and develop in chunks.


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If you're ever tasked with developing training for software that is under development, don't pack up your desk and contact a professional recruiter. Instead, grab this free PDF and follow these simple guidelines to deliver great training.





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