SMEs vs Training Designers Developing E-Learning: Pros & Cons
In some organizations, there's a dedicated training designer/ e-learning developer / or instructional designer who designs and develops training.
At other organizations, employees and SMEs are the ones who design and develop training.
If someone came to you and said "We've just bought a new authoring tool, and we're trying to decide whether we should have our existing SMEs and employees learn to use it, or if we should get a training resource to design and develop training."
What would be your advice?
What are the pros and the cons of having SMEs develop training, rather than an instructional or e-learning designer?