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Mini-quiz: Return-on-Investment (ROI) from eLearning, CBT and WBT

by Ron Kurtus (revised 12 October 2002)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. What factors are involved in figuring ROI for eLearning?

Development cost, delivery cost and resulting productivity savings

Happiness of workers versus that of management

Time spent in training, time spent on the job, cost of software

2. When does eLearning provide a better ROI than standard training?

When company has extra computers

When trainees are in many different locations

When there is a hiring freeze

3. Why could eLearning take longer to achieve sufficient ROI?

No trainers are involved

High development costs

Workers are computer-illiterate

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a champion in eLearning. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

To train others, you must first believe in yourself

Resources and references

Ron Kurtus' Credentials


Determining Training Return-on-Investment

Return-on-Investment in Training Workers

Menergy - White paper on CBT ROI

It's a Circus Out There - CBT ROI by Rex J. Allen, CBT Solutions Magazine 1997

Show Me the Return by Wendy Webb, Inside Technology Training, November 1999

eLearning Resources


Top-rated books on eLearning

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