Community Bankers of Iowa Monthly Banker Update April 2014 - Page 11
As Technology Propels the World Forward,
Webinar Training Keeps You in the Know
Why Webinars Make Sense for your Business
More than any time in history, the business world is changing.
We live in a world where yesterday’s supercomputers
are today’s smartphones, where complex filing systems
fill networks instead of warehouses, where encyclopedic
knowledge is a few keystrokes away.
It’s a brave new business world, where the need to maximize
both budget and efficiency is at an all-time high. Today’s world
demands that we do more with less, especially in keeping
employees not only up-to-date, but ahead of changing
regulations and technologies. It’s a business world where,
more than ever, webinar training just makes sense.
What is a webinar?
A webinar is an online, virtual training session. Attendees
view presentations on their computer or tablet device
and listen to audio via computer speakers or their tablet,
smartphone, or telephone. The interactive capabilities allow
for communication between the presenter and the audience
for questions, polling surveys, etc.
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materials needed close at hand. The convenience of webinar
training also reduces the need for evening or early-morning
training sessions that take staff away from home and family.
Webinars hold long-term value.
Many webinars allow access to the program for a specific
period of time after it has been presented. This allows your
staff to review the information and access the handouts and
tools as often as necessary.
Webinars lower administrative planning, scheduling, and
Registering for and communicating a scheduled webinar to
your staff can cost 75% less than organizing and presenting
a face-to-face meeting. When you weigh the benefits versus
the costs, webinars are ideal for leveraging your time and
resources to keep staff at the leading edge of today’s
Community Bankers of Iowa partners with the Community
Bankers Webinar Network to offer more than 100 webinars
annually. For more information, please visit the CBI website
at www.cbiaonline.org and click the “Express Link to Activities
Calendar” to view current available Webinars, or contact
Pretty Patel via email at [email protected] or by calling
515.453.1495. View a list of webinars offered in April on pg. 2.