Without the right set of skills and knowledge, employees can often prevent their workplace from functioning as an effective system.
A corporate educator is a specialised skill developer whose role is to help improve the performance of employees in all types of workplaces.
By adopting this role within the workplace businesses can move forward as team members are lead towards the right direction.
Internal Corporate Educators
Internal educators have the advantage of knowing the organisation and employees. They most likely have built a long-term relationship with the organisation and will continuously support skills improvement within the workplace.
External Corporate Educators
External educators have the advantage of implementing their external perspective. They can effectively deliver training or intervene in a way that could be difficult for internal educators. This type of educator is required to build rapport with senior management in order for their role to make an impact on long term organisational objectives.
Employees can become corporate educators through:
Proven leadership skills
Expertise in a specific field and/or
Previous formal education in Instructional Technology, Instructional Design, Organisational Development or Human Resources Development