The effectiveness of virtual reality soft skills training in the enterprise: a study


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Author: Eckert, Daniel; Mower, Andrea


Between February and October 2019, PwC's Emerging Technology Group, US Learning and Development Innovation team, supported by Oculus for Business and Talespin, collaborated to plan, design, build, deploy and evaluate the results of a soft skills training module. The [virtual reality] VR pilot studied the impact of using VR to train new managers on inclusive leadership, a specific soft skills course that is part of PwC's focus on training our leaders about diversity and inclusion. Selected employees from a group of new managers in 12 US locations took the same training in one of the three...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Technology; Workforce development; Evaluation

Keywords: Soft skills; Workplace learning; Training program; Leadership development; Diversity; Educational technology; Program evaluation; Business; Return on education and training; Outcomes of education and training

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: [Place of publication not identified]: PricewaterhouseCoopers, 2020

Physical description: 73 p.

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Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 141.629

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