Irrespective of age, education, or background, video games are a universal phenomenon and the social aspect of community gaming has made it even more popular. Forever on the quest to increase learner engagement and improve course completion rates, companies are showing serious interest in how gaming works and how it can be applied to corporate training. Why? Because online gaming uses powerful psychological incentives to keep players interested and encourage them to complete the game.
These proven incentivization techniques are quickly becoming a sought after component of most training initiatives, especially because they are easy to implement. Other benefits of gamification include the sharing of professional knowledge, social bonding, instilling confidence, and more effective team collaboration.
This guide presents a number of practical tips to help you integrate proven gamified elements into your current training program.