The Future Role of Learning & Development
APRIL 22, 2016
With the growing availability of excellent training from companies like Lynda (a LinkedIn Company) and PluralSight, to name just a couple, it no longer makes sense for companies to invest in internal programs to teach these skills. Examples here include training on the company’s specific products and services, internal policies and procedures, new hire orientation, etc. Employees win with a higher overall quality of training and employers win by having more skilled employees. I’ve just returned from the ASU GSV Summit this week in San Diego, CA.
How to Train and Develop Millennials
AUGUST 24, 2016
How to Train and Develop Millennials. It is important that we try to understand exactly the training and development challenges that they may represent. The post How to Train and Develop Millennials appeared first on Gyrus. Training Workplace development eLL employee training training and development workplace developmentWhat Are Millennials Strengths?
Training Simulations: An Effective Corporate Training Tool
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
The face of corporate training is changing rapidly to keep up with the latest advances in technology. New ways of doing things are streamlining the training process and studies show the results are favorable. . Description: Simulated training is a virtual environment with a game-like atmosphere. Any time training can relate to personal experience, the results will be favorable.
To Train or Not to Train
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
Training is probably the most common solution when there’s a performance problem. Observations: The teachers tell you that all of the assistants were trained on how to use the copier when they started. If someone had put together some training, without looking for the root cause, this problem wouldn’t have been solved. But it isn’t always the best one. Here’s what you discover.
How to Choose Between On-Demand and Instructor-Led Training
A critical path decision for companies offering training and education services is whether to offer on-demand training, instructor-led training, or both. Each has its pros and cons, and will have different success rates depending on your organization's needs
7 Tips to Make Your Compliance Online Training Courses Mobile
JUNE 7, 2016
Your employees probably aren't thrilled about your upcoming compliance online training course. In this article, I'll share 7 tips to help you turn your compliance online training or certification programs into mobile-friendly online training experiences. Mobile Learning Compliance Training Christopher PappasBy Guest Blogger Christopher Pappas / @cpappas.
5 Essential Training Management Metrics
JUNE 23, 2016
The wealth of data that a modern training operation generates can be quite overwhelming and data overload is rapidly becoming one of the principal productivity Read More. All Training TipsIt’s a familiar problem – data. Lots and lots of data. spreadsheet for one customer, another for a group of students/learners, one for that project and so on.
Analyzing Workforce Data for Better Training
AUGUST 10, 2016
Training leaders need to know the influencers and experts that are the sources of information that influence performance. Brandy Parker explains how analyzing a network can improve coaching and training strategies. Ik9IyHUvrWc Informing Training by Analyzing Networks When organizations seek to improve performance, they need to understand how information flows. TM38S [link].
Beyond Training: Three Models
The Peformance Improvement
APRIL 15, 2016
Organizational learning is so much more than training. Three models of learning convey the breadth of options that, depending on what an employee needs to learn, are more effective, cheaper, and easier to implement than formal training programs. The "50 Ways" includes training but also suggests many other options. One of these models I call “50 Ways to Lever Learning.”
Choosing an LMS for Customer Training
This eBook walks through the unique needs of external trainers and outlines key considerations when choosing an LMS for customer trainingDo you focus on customer and partner education? You likely face different challenges than trainers who focus on internal employees.
Make Learners Care about Compliance Training
MARCH 10, 2016
Compliance training is a common use for elearning. All those policies and regulations that affect our businesses need to be trained. Unfortunately, compliance training is often just a content dump with a narrator basically reading the policy, followed by some multiple choice questions to see if learners remember what they heard 5 minutes earlier. Worst Case Scenario.
5 Things Millennials Want From Training
JANUARY 7, 2014
Some older generations have trouble connecting with the younger workers who seem to have completely different desires and interests (emphasized and exaggerated in this fake training video). While millennials might not be… Continue Reading The post 5 Things Millennials Want From Training appeared first on Social Learning Blog.
Stop Training Leaders and Start Developing Leadership
The Peformance Improvement
JULY 12, 2016
Note that none of these principles is the delivery of formal training programs. Coaching Employee Engagement Leadership Leadership Development Learning Culture Organization Culture Organizational Learning Teamwork Training[This post first appeared on the Learning to be Great Blog.]. Given the disruptive age in which we live, companies need “strategic leaders”.
Terrific TED Talks for Training Professionals
MARCH 17, 2016
All Training TipsAt Administrate, we’re big on team education, and one of the sources our staff get a shed-load of value from is TED. There’s so many incredible videos available for free on TED, covering almost every subject imaginable, and that certainly rings true when it comes to education and learning. Read More.
How to Choose Between On-Demand and Instructor-Led Training
Not sure whether to offer on-demand or instructor-led training, or both? Download this eBook to learn which option is better at scale, as well as the resources needed to implement each training type Each has its pros and cons and your decision will depend on your organization’s needs and goals.
Measuring Training Program ROI
AUGUST 4, 2015
When it comes to training and elearning, one of the biggest concerns for organizations is if they will realize a return on their investment. billion is spent per year on employee training and learning programs. Per employee, around $1500 is spent on annual training and learning initiatives. This means that simply training employees is not enough. training
2016 ELearning & Training Conferences
JANUARY 6, 2016
It should be said that there are some natural challenges when it comes to attending elearning and training conferences. 2016 ELearning & Training Conferences. February 12-16, 2016 … Training Conference & Expo. March 7-8, 2016 … Tellin’ Ain’t Training Conference. May 10-12, 2016 … Training Industry Conference & Expo.
SaaS LMS – A Must-have for Training Companies (Presentation)
MAY 11, 2016
Exactly 3 weeks back I had written a blog post – 10 Reasons why Training Companies must invest in a SaaS LMS. Learning Management learning management system for training companies LMS For Training Companies lms for training providers saas lms for training companiesSoon after it was published, I realized that it lent itself pretty well for a presentation format. And so, without any ado, the content was rewritten from a presentation perspective, images added, and […].
The Explosive Growth of Extended Enterprise Training
FEBRUARY 17, 2016
Businesses primarily invest in extended enterprise training for three reasons – to make money, save money or reduce sales cycle times. Some firms have found that they can charge external users for their valuable training. For companies selling a product, training distributors and dealers in less time can result in new product sales sooner. Comes with Training Included.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
For example, your goal might be to hire and train three new service teams this year. training that employees can put to use immediately. Conduct Behavioral Interviews” and “Design Great Training.” The final product shows a direct link between the training and the goals of the. Secret 2: Use Action Mapping Target Specific Training Needs. training it needs.
eLearning & Training: How Long is Too Long?
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
APRIL 23, 2014
Looking for instructor-led training on the top eLearning tools? We offer live, online training on Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Presenter, and TechSmith Camtasia Studio.We can also bring the same great training onsite to your facility. Adobe Captivate Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Articulate Storyline Camtasia Captivate e-learning eLearning Online Training Storyline TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications Technology TechSmith Camtasia Studio training UA User Assistance User Experience UX So how long is too long? Ummm, no.
Our Top 5 Training & Development Webinars from 2015
DECEMBER 2, 2015
We teamed up with three of our favorite industry partners, Chief Learning Officer, LTEN and Training Magazine Network , to present webinars on a variety of training and learning topics. We show you how to develop product launch training that drives learner retention… while avoiding common mistakes along the way. Customer Training: Leading the Way in Innovation (LTEN Webinar).
7 Online Sales Training Tips To Help Your Sales Team Seal The Deal
MAY 19, 2016
Help Your Sales Team Seal The Deal Using 7 Online Sales Training Tips. In this article, I’ll share 7 online sales training tips that can help your sales team seal the deal. This can be a challenging task if they are disbursed and face-to-face training is out of the question or simply too expensive and time consuming. Offer ongoing online sales training.
3 ways Custom Elearning can Improve Retail Sales Training
APRIL 5, 2016
Highly trained, knowledgeable retail staff, are able to observe customer needs and recommend the best suited solutions, based on their extensive product knowledge. One of the biggest oversights in the retail industry today, is training. Without proper product and service training, creating transformational customer experiences is much more difficult – if not impossible.
Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy
standard classroom training is not much better than about 10 percent. However, over the past few years, businesses have realized that the impact of training can. In a traditional training environment, poor test. Gamifi cation enhances traditional training techniques. Example 3: Walmart Logistics: Safety awareness content and training can be. Introduction.3 system.
The Difference between Training and Development.
MAY 17, 2016
The words training and development are mostly used together in the corporate world and are seen as activities focused on improving the knowledge, performance and productivity of the employees. Training programs are organized by the organization to develop employees' knowledge and skills as per their job requirements. The post The Difference between Training and Development.
Training: Live Training vs. eLearning. Which is Better?
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
OCTOBER 10, 2014
With one day's work, I had trained hundreds of people. Nevertheless, asynchronous training has some pretty compelling advantages. But the reason I am thinking about all of this today is that I was recently asked how to show that live classroom training still has an advantage over eLearning. And now I was being asked to justify classroom training. My question for you this week is probably an old, familiar one, but one that comes up in both directions in the training world. Are there different reasons for different kinds of training? Will we ever?
Moving Classroom Training to eLearning
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
learning eLearning trainingby Jennie Ruby When information needs to be moved to a new medium, we have a tendency to try to make the new medium fit the mold of the old. When the Internet was in its early days, websites would often look just like a document: whole paragraphs of text with headings, filling the screen from side to side. But soon we realized that reading on the screen was ineffective, and we learned that a good website chunks the material and uses a series of hierarchical hyperlinks to get us to the exact information we need.
Pitney Bowes Employs Training to Accelerate Transformation
AUGUST 14, 2015
With operations in more than 100 countries and hundreds of technical and software offerings, training has become an important part of the company’s business strategy. Dr. Janet Lockhart-Jones explains how training is helping transform Pitney Bowes and how the organization is viewed by its clients. Suggested Blog Post: IBM Uses Training to Make the World Smarter. .
Are your managers ready for a world without formal performance reviews?
We’ve identiﬁed some core gaps: • Solutions need to go beyond training to ensure application. SETTING. EXPECTATIONS: My team members are clear on. their roles & responsibilities. 2. DELEGATING: I eﬀectively identify tasks that. others can take on to develop their. capabilities and free my time for. more strategic activities. 3. COACHING: I support my team members by. MONITORING.
Future of Video in Corporate Training
MARCH 30, 2016
eLearning Video in Corporate TrainingVideos have always held a great deal of attraction. The fact that a well presented/designed video tends to capture immediate and prolonged attention is well documented. Videos have always been effective mediums of telling stories and also used as multi-device solutions, and short videos for performance support. The reason is simple, a picture is worth […].
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
Sparked by the sight of a post about ‘social training’, I jokingly asked my ITA colleagues whether they could train me to be social. So, joking aside, it’s not about social training (though learning can be social), but instead about creating a learning organization that brings out the best outcomes from and for the employees. And, of course, they’ve posted about it. And it made me think a little bit more too. Jane talks about being asked “how you make people learn socially”, and mentions that you can’t force people to be social.
How MOOCs Can Solve Common Training Problems
Your Training Edge
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
From the outside, corporate training appears to be something of a paradox. On one hand, it is becoming ever more necessary for companies to provide training, especially for recent college graduates: according to a Gallup survey , only 11% of business leaders believe that college graduates are adequately prepared to succeed in the workplace. Problem 1: Employees aren’t engaged.
Training Isn't Learning
The Peformance Improvement
MARCH 25, 2016
Companies continue to put substantial resources into employee training programs with the hope that these programs will prepare their employees for jobs now and in the future. The problem with AT&T’s approach to change is that training isn’t learning. Whether the training program will translate to AT&T preparing employees for the future is a leap of faith,” he added.
Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact
simply “training” employees to ensuring employees have the knowledge they need to do. Traditional training approaches—whether in the classroom or via eLearning—have. With corporate L&D groups stuck in a rut with traditional training. constant learning, but using existing training methods is proving to be cost and time- prohibitive. Microlearning: Small Bites, Big Impact.
Corporate Training’s $70+ Billion Dirty Secret
JULY 16, 2015
Corporations should be watching closely to see if new methods of delivering training result in a dramatic increase in retention among employees once they’re on the job--because if Kohn is right, even a whopping 400% increase in retention will mean that after just one week, it means the average employee is retaining only about half of the information presented in training.
Live Training or ELearning?
FEBRUARY 13, 2014
Every training program is different. Knowing this, it is important to remember that each training should not be addressed in the same manner. Despite the various theoretic approaches to training design, it cannot be color-by-numbers. Some training calls for elearning, while others is best suited for live training events. elearning training
Getting Learning to Stick: Go Beyond the Training Program
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
One of the biggest challenges of employee training programs is getting the material to “stick.” If your trainees can’t recall relevant material in the instant they need it, the training was not effective enough. The post Getting Learning to Stick: Go Beyond the Training Program appeared first on. eLearning Training & Development UncategorizedFor example, if your employees take a safety course but still forget to wear the appropriate protective clothing (or wear it [.].
How To Promote Ongoing Online Training In Your Organization
JUNE 7, 2016
5 Tips To Promote Ongoing Online Training In Your Organization. More importantly, they must receive ongoing online training that allows them to fine tune their skills, learn about the latest products, and brush up on work related tasks. Without continuous online training , retention and employee satisfaction rates plummet. Content delivery is also a consideration.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
Isn’t there a lot of training out their. training content available but, the vast majority are frustrated by. the lack of transfer back to the job after participating in training. KnowledgeAdvisors (2015) reports that “41% of training. effective training and support. help from the leadership training market. training session? Is training.