How Digital Role Play Boost Learning by Doing

Discover how to make Corporate L&D truly experiential, leveraging the effectiveness of practicing via AI-BASED Digital Role Play tools.

As an L&D and Leadership Development professional, you know the importance of concepts like “learning by doing”, “70:20:10”, “informal learning” and “learning on the job”.

And most probably you struggle to find a way of pivoting towards such models in one area, soft skills improvement, where role play practicing remains one of the most effective strategies.

But how to scale role play? AI – Artificial Intelligence may be the answer. Among the endless possibilities that AI is bringing to the learning and development world, certainly the digitalization of Role Play is one of them. And like any other emerging waves, also Digital Role Plays come on the market with a lot of unanswered questions.

What is it, exactly? How does it work? Is it effective? What is the role of the L&D in ensuring smooth implementation? How can I integrate this technology into my strategy?

There are several ways you, as a L&D professional, can use AI driven Digital Role Play to empower employees and Leaders at scale for better performance.

Remote practicing, smart objective setting, big data benchmarking and adaptive scheduling are some of the strategies that can help you break the boundaries knowledge-led e-learning in soft skills, to start providing continuous empowering value to your clients.

Join Andrea Laus and Matteo Malatesta, from Lifelike, for a discussion on the pros and cons of Digital Role Play. They will answer to all the above questions and many more, with plenty of examples to guide you to a balanced evaluation of this revolutionary tool.
In this webcast, you will learn:

  • What is a Digital Role Play and how it can help Corporate L&D professionals to deliver effective and practical communication soft skills learning strategy
  • What are the main characteristics to look at when selecting a Digital Role Play as a platform to deliver new and better digital learning services
  • What early adopting L&D professionals report as leading advantages behind this new learning strategy



Nov 20th, 2018

Andrea Laus and Matteo Malatesta, SkillGym



Andrea Laus

CEO, SkillGym

Andrea has 20 years experience in the industry of digital learning. Since over 10 years now he designs and develop interactive simulations featuring video and AI to bring immersive and authentic digital experiences to leadership coaches worldwide.


Matteo Malatesta

Head of Business Design, SkillGym

Matteo is head of business design at SkillGym. He supports the product design teams, bringing the voice of stakeholders to the discussion thanks to his international experience in the learning and development industry and his human-centered approach.