Use Blended Learning for Your Component Leadership Training Program

Use Blended Learning for Your Component Leadership Training Program

By: Darlene Lebron Lopez and Cindy Tiritilli

The Risk and Insurance Management Society trains its component leaders through a combination of in-person, online, and on-demand learning tools. Here's how the program works and how you can adopt a blended-learning approach for chapter leadership training at your association.

Advances in technology have made it possible for associations to engage volunteer component leaders using a variety of training tools and formats. Earlier this year, the Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc., (RIMS) launched a pilot program that blends in-person, real-time-remote, and virtual online learning elements that they have evolved over the past five years,  to deliver component volunteer leader training that is comprehensive, flexible, and cost effective by matching the most appropriate training delivery method for each learning experience....