Streaming and corporate videos are a great solution for efficient training programs. Epiphan Video recently posted a great article detailing how to provide more effective training videos in six easy steps.
Step 1: Scope the Training Video Requirements
The article suggests that knowing your audience is the first step to a good corporate training video. What is the purpose and end goal of the video, and which employees are watching?
Step 2: Define the Goal to the Audience
Once you have defined the goal, it is important that your video explains the goal to the viewer clearly. Knowing the end game is a great motivator. Consider the needs of the target audience, whether it be sales, marketing, or customer support.
Step 3: Brainstorm Topics and Compile Content
The more complex the end goal of a training video is, the more steps and topics are needed to achieve it. Brainstorm topic ideas and sort them with the audience in mind.
Step 4: Choose the Type of Training Video
There are many different areas of training videos, tailored for many different audiences. Ranging from presenter videos, to how-to videos to role playing videos, picking what type of training video is an important piece to the process.
Step 5: Create a Storyboard and Script
Organization and planning are key. A well planned video will always be more effective and more professional. Story boarding a scripting will help create a more finessed final product.
Step 6: Record and Edit
Once your planning is done and your video is targeted correctly, its time to record and edit.