L&D departments everywhere overflow with instructors who know their subjects. We often refer to these experts as a SME (or subject matter expert).
In fact, many L&D practitioners entered the field because of their technical expertise.
In a pinch, a SME is often recruited as training creator. Why? It’s often because a company needs a learning program focused on a particular subject. The natural answer was to enlist the people who knew the subject best. [Read more…]