705 Building a Business Case for mLearning Within Your Organization

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Thursday, June 9



Mobile learning has tremendous value, but for many organizations, going mobile is a big step. That’s why, when trying to develop a mobile learning culture within your organization, often the hardest part is convincing internal stakeholders. Amid budget constraints, complex infrastructures, IT restrictions, and philosophical misalignment, how do you make a compelling case for mLearning within your organization?

In this session, you’ll learn how to overcome the first major obstacle to implementing a mobile learning solution: gaining organizational buy-in. You will be provided concrete strategies for how to manage stakeholders and tackle common points of resistance. Through the examination of a series of mobile case studies and success stories, you’ll leave with a tangible action plan for how to make a compelling business case for mobile learning within your organization. This is a must-attend for anyone who considers themselves a champion for mobile within their organization, but who needs help building momentum and urgency to act.

In this session, you will learn:

  • Strategies for managing internal stakeholders
  • How to create a use case and business case for going mobile
  • About typical pain points and forms of resistance to mobile, internally
  • How to develop an action plan for obtaining your first mobile learning solution

Sales managers, L&D directors, and senior project managers.

Technology discussed in this session:
Mobile phones and tablets.

Shahin Sobhani

President and Founder


Shahin Sobhani is the founder and President of SwissVBS, a firm dedicated to moving communities from learning to doing. With 20 years of online training experience, Shahin has overseen SwissVBS’s innovation in the field— creating learning solutions for some of the world’s most prestigious organizations—and guided its emergence as a leader in the industry. Shahin is a frequent speaker and consultant on how companies can transform learning in the workplace—most recently, Apple invited Shahin to present in its sponsored seminars on training a mobile workforce.

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