Simulation Development

Employees get hands-on without ever leaving their seats

By August 16, 2012 No Comments

Difficult jobs require intensive training. There are so many things that could go wrong during a single person's shift, so knowing how to handle specialized technology, hazardous equipment or respond to emergency situations without missing a beat are mandatory talents that must be cultivated in the best personnel.

These skills and qualities do not lend themselves readily to rote learning. Cultivation requires showing and doing so that employees understand not only how a system works but why. It also prepares them for any eventuality that might crop up during the course of a day. If people aren't able to adequately respond to a situation or understand how to operate job-specific machinery, it could spell disaster for others.

Learning while not doing

Teaching something through simulation development is one of the best strategies for companies where specialized or emergency abilities are the expected skillset. These tools allow organizations of all kinds to implement training scenarios similar to what people will actually see when they start doing the job proper. It also allows current workers to brush up on different techniques, learn better practices for success and assimilate to new technology or ways of doing things.

The medical industry is one that has seen much benefit from simulations. This field is responsible for maintaining wellness and sustaining life when people are seriously injured. Creating a simulation of a stressful situation allows medical staff to practice techniques and learn how to assist patients without ever laying hands on one, a tool that reduces casualties and increases accuracy.

Epona Medical has been working on a simulation development for its staff that uses real medical tools and situations to help train emergency personnel, surgeons and other specialized technicians. According to Virtual Strategy, standard hospitals and teaching institutions could also use programs like this to train existing and incoming personnel. These are cost effective tools to acquire and implement, considering the difficulty of training such skills otherwise.

Standard of excellence

The medical community is not the only sector that can benefit from simulation development. All industries can employ this technology to better the abilities of its staff, allowing them to practice important techniques before implementing them in a real environment.

The Association of Learning Providers, also known as ISA, reviewed critical training and teaching methods employed by organizations to find the best methods in use. It also looked at how these solutions can best be implemented and used to regularly increase employee skills and talent. Boosting corporate assets isn't just limited to buying new technology, the ISA report pointed out. It also hinges on custom training software to enhance workers' abilities, productivity and overall service performance.

People Daily pointed out that running simulations puts people through their paces without ever putting them in any danger. That's one of the biggest benefits of simulation development and a leading incentive for businesses where high stress and complicated tools are the norm.

CSE Software Inc. can give you an idea of the tools and services available for your organization. The CSE development team can help you create a simulation capable of preparing employees for any situation, dealing with specialized technology, stressful situations and complex problems. To get the most out of your staff, give them the right tools and the best training first.

Contact Stacey Burris at sburris@csesoftware.com or  1.309.670.7595 and ask for a simulation development demo today!