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Obi Ochu

Obi Ochu is the Director of Sales, North America at SwissVBS. A thought leader in the area of organizational performance and human potential, Obi is passionate about maximizing the ability and capacity of individuals. His insights into optimizing performance are detailed in his book, “Unleash the Juggernaut Within!”

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What is Training Reinforcement?

Posted by Obi Ochu on Tue, Oct 17, 2017

Training Reinforcement is a science-based strategy that uses carefully spaced retrieval practices to improve learning retention. These practices, which often take the form of short quizzes, help learners move newly acquired knowledge to long-term memory. Given that long-term retention is an essential first step towards mastery, training reinforcement is one of the most effective ways to close the training-performance gap. Here are 4 important facts about training reinforcement.

Training Reinforcement Complements Your Existing Training Program

A typical training reinforcement program starts immediately after employees complete a course and lasts 4 to 6 weeks. It comprises daily 5-minute retrieval practices that are designed to be engaging while still effortful.

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Topics: Training Reinforcement, Learning Reinforcement, Mobile Reinforcement, definition

5 Reasons You Should Include Quizzes in Your Microlearning Program

Posted by Obi Ochu on Wed, Oct 11, 2017

As organizations apply microlearning to their learning strategy, they are discovering that it is a great way to make learning stick and help employees master complex topics.  Microlearning enables employees to consume training content in bite-size chunks right on their mobile devices, without stepping out of the “performance moment.”

An often-overlooked hero of effective microlearning programs is the micro quiz. Micro quizzes are light, interactive practices that are spread strategically throughout your microlearning program.  They are typically limited to 5 text-based questions on a narrowly defined topic, skill or competency.  It’s important to note that micro quizzes aren’t the long, high-stakes assessments that we often encounter in formal training curricula.  They don’t lead to some sort of certification or serve a compliance purpose. 

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Topics: microlearning, microlearning platform, microlearning program, bite-size learning, bite-sized

Transformation Through a Mobile Learning Strategy

Posted by Obi Ochu on Thu, Jul 7, 2016

It doesn’t matter if you are five-person tech start-up with visions of world domination, or a corporate behemoth with tentacles in every major city on the planet, upwardly mobile companies are driven by the fundamental desire to transform. Transformation in market share, transformation in brand recognition, transformation in the capacity to innovate and respond to an evolving business landscape.

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