What is Gamification?

Hands-on learning is more effective when you’re having fun.

One of the most popular features of online training is gamification.

Gamification uses aspects of game-play, such as point scoring, competition, and leader-boards, but applies it to something not typically thought of as a game, like skills training.

Why Does this Work?

  • The newest generation of workers entering the field today are digital natives
  • They engage more with training that resembles videogames vs. traditional methods like PowerPoint
  • They are more motivated to train on an on-going basis when they get immediate rewards for completing tasks
  • It motivates healthy competition among team members
  • They have fun learning skills they can immediately apply on the job
  • It builds their careers faster

Times are changing, and technicians no longer have to be limited to traditional training methods. Classroom learning, textbooks and PowerPoint presentations are outdated and unengaging. SkillMill™ takes away the dullness of learning and transforms it into a more exciting format that the new generation enjoys. Learn more about the benefits of gamification.

 

Features of Gamification in SkillMill™

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The Team leaderboard allows your team to see who has earned the most points for the week.

By comparing users to their peers, it creates a sense of competition and motivation to outperform each other, and themselves. Managers can also leverage these features to create their own internal team competitions based on their business goals and objectives.

Point Scoring

Points are a great way to track how much time and effort users are putting into their online training.

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Goal Setting:

Your team has the ability to set weekly point goals from their dashboard. This is a great opportunity to incentivise learning and reward your team for meeting those goals.

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Learn more about how you can support your incentive programs with SkillMill Team™.

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