Making Money with Moodle - The Business Case for Online Learning
MARCH 29, 2016
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What It Costs to Replace an Employee
DECEMBER 22, 2015
When you consider the amount of money it costs to hire someone, this figure becomes even more intimidating. On average, it costs a company about $4,000 to hire a new worker. This is nothing compared to the cost of replacing an employee. According to CBS News’ Suzanne Lucas , replacing an employee who makes at least $50,000 per year costs about $10,000. Jeffrey A.
LMSs Lower Costs for Nonprofits
MARCH 29, 2016
How Much Social Media Marketing Costs for Nonprofits? After all, social media outlets make allowances for advertising, but they do so at a cost. At first glance, it appears that social media marketing will cost nothing, but this is not the case. An LMS Can Reduce the Costs of Social Media for Nonprofits. The post LMSs Lower Costs for Nonprofits appeared first on TOPYX.
The Real Cost of Bad eLearning
APRIL 6, 2010
As one of the comments there suggested training is seen as a cost-center in most organizations it is only natural to look for something cheapest. Do you know the cost of bad eLearning? Let’s look at some examples: Cost of bad health and safety training for the workforce? Cost of bad clinical analysis training for doctors? Cost of bad sales training?
Do Low-Cost, All-Inclusive LMS Packages Exist?
OCTOBER 15, 2015
Over the course of the past decade, learning management systems (LMSs) have been adopted by companies in most industry sectors, including business, healthcare, nonprofit, association, multinational, and public sector. Thankfully, Software as a Service (SaaS) LMSs are making these all inclusive packages available at unbelievably low costs. billion and grew by over 21% (in 2014).”.
It’s Not Just the Money: The True Cost of High Staff Turnover
AUGUST 25, 2016
The cost of a poor employee retention rate can be measured in hard currency, but the true cost goes far beyond that. But before looking further into it, let’s first take a look at what a poor employee retention rate actually means for businesses. Weighing up the Costs of High Staff Turnover. The most obvious downside of poor employee retention is its financial cost.
How much does Mobile eLearning cost?
JANUARY 31, 2014
You want to know, “what’s it gonna cost me?”. The true cost of mLearning. Obviously, costs will differ depending on your organization and needs, but you can still get a good rough estimate by following some key, basic rules. Multiply this by the hourly salary of your FTE to come up with a basic estimate of costs. Try to account for miscellaneous costs. What else?
5 ways to reduce your cost per hire with elearning
OCTOBER 16, 2015
If your cost per hire doesn’t take into account the cost of bringing a new employee up to optimum productivity you’re ignoring the biggest expense of taking on new staff. If you’re a HR professional looking to reduce these costs, we’ve got five tips to help you achieve your goal. Where do the costs come from?
Skill based learning – How it drives an organization’s performance
Training and learning organizations today play an active role in contributing to the bottom line of any organization by aligning their objectives to the immediate business objectives. This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture
The Cost of Misinformation in Customer Service
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
Whether your business deals with sales, in-home services, on-site technical support, or customer support by phone, your front-facing employees need access to the right tools in order to meet and exceed your customers’ expectations. This is costly to your bottom line in three key capacities: lost revenue, weak customer relationships, and negative brand sentiment. A bad customer service experience costs your business revenue through abandoned transactions, lost customer relationships, and wasted time and resources. The cost of misinformation is high.
Get the Benefits of Employee Training with Lower Costs
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
Well-trained employees are good for business. Formal training, which includes highly structured classes, courses, videos or games often come in expensive packages with high costs for development and instruction. businesses spent $70.6 And that high cost-to-benefit ratio may keep many businesses from developing any form of training. hours in training.
Infographic: The Staggering Cost of a Bad Hire
JANUARY 24, 2012
However, putting the wrong people in those positions could ultimately end up costing even more. Thanks to a survey published by Careerbuilder.com we learn just how much bad hires cost companie, and what you can do to avoid them. Online Training employee Hiring HR small business trainingClick image to enlarge).
Curated Insights: It’s past time for L&D to show business results
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
The business impact of learning is still seenby many as a mythological entity, like the sasquatch, or the unicorn. Rather, they’ve never been shown the true impact L&D can have on the business. To build a modern learning organization, L&D must shift from a cost center to a function with clear bottom-line value. Click to Tweet. I didn’t get a good answer. Now the bad.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
It also creates a common language across the organization, and it improves on-the- job performance—all at a cost more reasonable than custom elearning. busy trainers? steps (probably one of many) you’re taking to help the organization achieve its business. broad range of business skills to help. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. capital. You’re.
Leverage eLearning Tools to Organize Business
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
Businesses can’t exist apart from organization. Or, more accurately, successful businesses can’t exist without organization. Once a system of organization is established within a business, every employee and administrator should understand it and adhere to its design. It’s good because the Internet does indeed boast plenty of organizational tools for businesses.
How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent
JANUARY 6, 2015
Research indicates that the time, effort, and cost to create e-learning courses using authoring tools is exorbitant. Blog posts from such reputable sources as Harvard Business Review. Cost savings. takes less than two days to create at a cost of $520, including the time to find and vet content, create assessments, and assemble/test the course. to find learning content.
eLearning Meets the Needs of Small, Medium and Large Businesses
JANUARY 5, 2016
Small, medium and large businesses cannot exist apart from training. Much like oxygen to the human body, training keeps a business alive and well. Because of this capability, a social learning management system (LMS) is utilized differently by small, medium and large businesses. An LMS Meets a Small Business’ Need for Flexibility. As time progresses, do does training.
3 Practical Ways to Lower the Cost of Employee Training
DECEMBER 19, 2016
Since leadership and development expenses can increase an organization’s bottom line, many corporate leaders want to lower the cost of employee training for their companies. The High Cost of Cutting Out Employee Training . It was shocking, sobering, and frightening, especially for corporate leaders who were wracking their brains, trying to figure out how to stay in business.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
the business really needs, you told us. BUSINESS NEEDS MEANINGFUL STUFF, NOT LOTS OF STUFF We i dent ified s b ig th emes r rese ch this. DIFFERENCE TO THE BUSINESS” 10 One thing was very clear from all of our. The business. deliver business-as-usual learning at the. demand it, and the business requires. business, the company produced a. business.
5 Ways to Drive Business Leaders to Buy eLearning
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
She specializes in writing about everything related to the human side of business. Have you ever been in the position of needing to “sell” business leaders on the value of eLearning? When you track eLearning delivery, enrollment, and completion numbers through a learning management system , you have a wealth of data that executives can use to inform their business decisions.
Cost Consious Corporate Gift Idea
DECEMBER 8, 2008
What do you get them that is not too expensive but not too inexpensive, that is business-focused but not too business-focused. But what makes this book different is its unique approach to the knowledge-transfer issue.This book is a valuable resource for any business looking to find practical solutions to the boomer-gamer knowledge-transfer gap. It is always so hard to determine what type of corporate gift is appropriate for clients, co-workers or your boss? With these tough economic times, such decisions can be difficult.
The Right LMS Can Revive a Dying Business
DECEMBER 18, 2015
Did you know that if your business is not thriving, it is dying? A business should constantly be taking new ground (building a bigger customer base, expanding its workforce, creating new products and services, etc.). In the business world, stagnation is the kiss of death. Is your business thriving or just barely hanging on? Not just any LMS can revive a dying business.
When Learning Meets the Business, Success and Revenue Follow
JULY 21, 2016
But it is her business savvy, how she’s used her background in mathematics and her experiences in business and academia to strategically align learning with the business that makes her so instrumental in the story of learning at Ericsson. In 2014, for instance, the company saw a glaring business challenge within its North America market. And to a degree it is.
The Business Impact Award
DECEMBER 5, 2016
For learning executives who have implemented a significant measurement or evaluation program that has demonstrated exceptional business impact from their workforce development programs. Potential results may include measures of employee retention, sales, revenue growth, customer satisfaction or cost reduction, among others. It reduced annual training costs by $306,000. markets.
21 Business Phrases that Should Never Be Used in eLearning (or in Business)
OCTOBER 14, 2014
This expression comes from an illegal investment scheme to grow companies for the sole purpose of selling it regardless of what corners are cut or how making short term decisions hurt the business long term. Here is another racial slur that should be annexed from your eLearning and business jargon. Here are some other articles that are good references: Top 10 Business Terms.
Hidden costs of an LMS: What to expect
MAY 26, 2016
If you’re involved in getting a new LMS for your company, read on to learn about some of the most common hidden costs that usually — but not always — creep into the acquisition process. Hidden costs of getting an LMS. Why don’t LMS vendors list every single cost related to their product? Well, because sometimes they are simply not responsible for those costs.
Fixed Training Costs vs. Variable Training Costs
Your Training Edge
AUGUST 6, 2015
Though, I always mentioned that online modes for training and learning are becoming the norms of the day, yet, many stakeholders involved in the training process, either online or offline; do hold concerns about the training cost. In view of its importance, I would be focusing on these costs. Let me discuss the fixed training costs first. Take overhead as your fixed expense.
Improve Leader-Employee Communication, Improve Business
AUGUST 3, 2016
In the face of a hyper-competitive, quickly and continuously shifting business environment, the standard nine-to-five workday doesn’t exist anymore. The result is a burnt out worker who isn’t as productive as they could be because they focus on responsibilities of lesser importance to the business, Behera said. Employees are working past that, working at home and on weekends.
Beyond Cost-Savings: Advantages of MOOCs for Corporate Training
Your Training Edge
MAY 23, 2013
The gamble on elearning has largely paid off: studies have shown that elearning takes less time, costs less, and increases retention compared to instructor-led training (ILT). The advantage of MOOCs is that they can provide massive amounts of data, which can help organizations understand how their employees learn and interact with the content so the businesses can improve their training programs. The format provides an effective, cost-efficient, highly flexible, and engaging way for organizations to provide training. Access and Scalability. MOOCs are easily customized.
Business of eLearning – Trends for 2014
JANUARY 15, 2014
So I have tried to put together how the business of elearning might behave in 2014. India – Increase in training reach, reduction in training overheads because of the large geography, and reduction in costs- these are going to be the main business drivers. Prediction: Localization of content will be a strong business driver for elearning companies in 2014.
Top 25 Training Topics for Small Business Employees
JANUARY 24, 2017
Plus, I’ve added some resources to help you fill out your learning and development offerings with little or no cost. Simple steps, such as greeting a client when they walk into your business, replacing, “we don’t do that” with “here’s how we can help,” and following clear, effective escalation paths will improve your customer experience. But it doesn’t have to cost a lot.
The True Cost of Poor Project Management
JULY 12, 2016
of companies complete all the projects they set out to do, and about 1 in 6 projects had a cost overrun of 200% or more. For example, the Project Management Institute (PMI) published its 2016 Pulse of the Profession, the findings of which were based on interviews with 2,500 project managers, directors, and other executives in a position to assess both the cost and the success of various projects. Most projects companies embark on today are what business analysts would consider complex: They have many interdependent parts, people, and procedures. Greater Speed of Change.
Social Business by the Numbers
NOVEMBER 7, 2012
In followup to my list of websites with data relevant to social business , many people have asked for pointers to some of the most interesting data about social media, social business, and engagement. 2% increase in customer retention has the same effect on profits as cutting costs by 10%. 11% believe the use of social media for business purposes is a passing fad.
E-learning course development: How to balance between size, cost and time? Pt. 1
NOVEMBER 3, 2014
As a e-learning course creator you have to learn to balance between size (scope), cost, and time, and this is what this mini post series is all about, beginning with… Cost. Cost might seem like an easy thing to manage. Managing costs is all about estimations. – costs of employing someone to write a course’s material. – support desk costs.
4 Ways Gamification Drives Business Results
JANUARY 15, 2013
These types of results are hard to quantify, yet they drive meaningful value for a business. There are still plenty of ways gamification can drive business results within an organization. That means more time spent in training and learning the business… and less time the company needed to invest in expensive instructor led training sessions. 5 points!” The result?