Compliance Training: Cheers or Jeers?
MARCH 9, 2017
If you said the words compliance training to your employees, what would their reaction be? Now, these are only three reactions; not all compliance training is bad. I get where compliance training comes from. As a consumer of many of the products where compliance is mandated, I’m happy some degree of compliance is required. But we can do a lot better.
e-Learning and Compliance Training: Strategies for impactful course design
OCTOBER 14, 2014
Compliance trainings feature prominently in most organizational training calendars. So, while the technology platform is compatible with compliance trainings, there are certain design strategies that also need to be kept in mind when creating a compliance online learning course. Interactivities: Compliance courses are often long and data-heavy. Videos or Animation?:
5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility
OCTOBER 24, 2014
For some instructional designers the accessibility standards of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act can become a source of confusion, frustration, and anxiety during eLearning course design. I suspect the majority of instructional designers have had to deal with 508 compliance concerns, even if they haven’t designed courses for governmental agencies. link]. link]. The U.S.
7 Steps to 508 Compliance: Why It’s Important and Where You Can Start
JUNE 22, 2013
Any instructional designer wanting to work on a government contract needs to be well versed in 508 compliance, and has wrestled with the challenges involved on more than one occasion. But for those who don’t work work on government contracts as often (or at all), 508 compliance may still be a foggy concept. When designing with 508 compliance in mind, avoid Flash.
Compliance, LMS and Content – Boring You Bet, Then again.
APRIL 7, 2015
I’m going on a limb here, but I suspect that either at some point this year or latter of last year, many of you had to complete some compliance training. In the past two weeks, I have talked to folks who when asked upon or discuss a LMS, let me know that it was created for compliance and regulatory. It wasn’t about compliance or meeting regulations it was about training – let me repeat that – training. Now tell me where is compliance in this whole equation? The Standards of Compliance Features. Facts are more relevant than.
Build Trust with Technology-enabled Antitrust Compliance Training
JUNE 29, 2016
You should have an effective antitrust compliance program in place. Let us look at how to make the 5 steps of an antitrust compliance program more effective using technology-enabled learning. Standards and Procedures. Antitrust compliance includes lots of standards and procedures that companies need to adhere to in order to avoid any breaches. Tailored Training.
Compliance and Safety Training: When You Have to Do It, Make it Memorable
MAY 28, 2013
What’s the risk of delivering the same old compliance training year after year? The main reason most organizations train for compliance is, well, to comply. While OSHA , HIPAA and FDA regulations do a great job of setting standards and auditing organizations when a problem is perceived, it’s still way too easy for people to slip up on a daily basis. Probably not.
How to use an LMS for compliance training
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
If you need to deliver compliance training, you’ll have specific requirements that an LMS can really help with. Because compliance training is mandatory and often legally enforced, it demands a more formal process than other Learning & Development activities. Here are some clever ways an LMS can help meet compliance needs created by external regulations or internal policies.
How to Increase Learner Retention from Compliance Training… and Reduce Boredom
MARCH 12, 2014
No one wants to take compliance training, yet a huge percentage of corporate learning is centered around compliance. As a L&D professional, it’s your job to make sure your organization can do the following: Comply with necessary standards. Help learners acquire compliance-related information they must know “cold.” HazComm. HIPAA. Hazmat. What gives?
What is the AICC Standard and How is it Relevant to My eLearning Plan?
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
These universal specifications set forth by the AICC soon reached far beyond the aviation community and into the corporate training world, making AICC the first elearning standard in the world. CMI-5 compliance is the successor to AICC, and the good news is that CMI-5 conforms to the newest standard, experience API (xAPI). Is AICC Still Applicable? START A TRIAL.
Why SCORM Compliance is Absolutely Essential for any Best-In-Class LMS
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
Why SCORM Compliance is Absolutely Essential for Competitive, Market-Leading LMS Performance and Effectiveness. SCORM is an acronym that stands for sharable content object reference model , and it’s the de facto standard to package your learning content that can easily be read by an LMS. SCORM: The Early Standard for Elearning. Complex Changes for Simple Roadblocks. SCORM 200
Rethinking Compliance Training in eLearning: Part 1
DECEMBER 10, 2015
Nobody working in the world of eLearning can get far without getting involved in some form of compliance training. And once created, compliance courses have to be amended, updated and adapted, providing a useful ongoing revenue stream. Clive Shepherd sums it up as – employees hate doing compliance training, and as a result, trainers hate offering it.
SCORM – Set of Standards that make Courses and LMS Compatible
JANUARY 3, 2016
SCORM is nothing but a set of standards that make the two i.e. the courses and the course-carrier LMS compatible with each other. It is more or less the same way the bulb and a socket are compatible, i.e. they fit the same standards. With Tin Can API, compliance of the courseware to SCORM will no longer be a make or break scenario in the e-learning domain. The 1.2
Honda’s Compliance Course Set for Success
AUGUST 5, 2015
Thanks to their partnership with CDSM, Honda Motor Europe are well on their way to achieving their legal compliance targets with their Core Curriculum Minimum e-learning programme. However, this didn’t mean that the course had to fall into the common traps of standard compliance learning, which can and often be dull and disengaging for the learner.
Why most compliance e-learning doesn’t actually work
OCTOBER 25, 2012
Why do companies offer compulsory compliance training to their employees? One way to enforce hygiene standards is to ensure your hands are clean at all times – this will likely bring back memories of the “did you wash your hands?” Compliance training exists so that employees and companies are trained to abide by the laws and regulations in place. Most compliance e-learning, or e-telling as we call it, will just overload the learner with drab subject information, and upon successful completion will record an employee’s outcome as “trained”.
Why data protection reform needs a revolution in compliance training
AUGUST 13, 2015
With so much at stake, data protection is likely to become a top training priority, but meeting this new standard will require a shake-up in compliance training. Europe must seize the opportunity to be at the forefront in shaping a global standard for privacy and data protection, a standard centred on the rights and the dignity of the individual.” analysts. Tesco.
On Competencies and Compliance
MAY 3, 2011
While my colleagues in the ITA and I are railing against the LMS as a complete solution for organizational performance (and the vendors rally back with their move beyond course management with social and portal capabilities, to be fair), one overriding cry is heard: “but we have to do compliance! And, yes, they do. And the standards change over time as new procedures and tools come in. A social process, with criteria of their own about acceptable standards. But that umbrella covers a multitude of sins as well as some real importance. So don’t get me wrong.
How To Create Engaging Compliance Courses Using Gamification And Microlearning
AUGUST 23, 2016
When you think of compliance courses, possibly the first word that comes to mind is boring. In this article, you will see how you can create engaging compliance courses using gamification and microlearning approaches. Using Gamification And Microlearning To Create Engaging Compliance Courses. Background: At EI Design , our compliance practice is 14 years old. Absolutely.
Track and trace Learners results. What do SCORM compliance, AICC, XAPI and CMI5 mean?
Challenge to Learn
APRIL 21, 2015
SCORM is a standard in e-Learning that makes it possible to track and trace the results of your learners in a Learning Management system (LMS). A course is SCORM compliant when it meets the requirements of the standard set by the ADL. There is a new standard in development that will be the next generation of SCORM. And yes there is yet another standard in the e-learning world.
How to Gamify Compliance Training
OCTOBER 14, 2016
How to Gamify Compliance Training. In September we explored ways in which to make compliance training more fun, with our article entitled “ Fun Compliance Training – A Real Phrase ” However, we did not fully dive into the depths of manners in which such fun could be accomplished. Historically, compliance training is not meant to be fun. Conclusion.
Guide to Updated GHS Standards in Canada, Europe, and the US
OCTOBER 15, 2013
The switch from country-specific hazardous materials labeling, standards, and training to the UN GHS (Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals) can be confusing. European Union standards have already been changed to meet GHS criteria by the CLP Regulation. Labels are standardized under the GHS. Safety Posts Compliance Courses In the U.S.,
5 Things To Look Out For While Choosing An LMS
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
Compliance standards. The Shareable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) is a collection of standards and specifications for web-based e-learning. Choosing the right Learning Management System is an arduous task and if not done carefully, may lead to a substantial waste of time and money. The interface should be simple so that all kinds of users feel easy to use it.
The role of standards compliance in the elearning marketplace
NOVEMBER 8, 2010
I recently joined a discussion in the ELearning Guild’s LinkedIn group with this subject line: “How important is SCORM compliance today? Briefly, the party line in the group appears to be that the advantages of SCORM compliance are: SCORM Getting Started Selling eLearning Courses Has anyone decided not to use SCORM when developing content?”
Rethinking Compliance Training in eLearning: Part 2
DECEMBER 17, 2015
In the first part of this post , we looked at some of the problems associated with a lot of compliance training. There was an emphasis on competence, not compliance – on what to do, not what to follow or accept. The scenarios were all video based, but followed a standard pattern of presenting a context, and offering the learner choices before exploring the consequences.
Nuts and Bolts: It's Not Just About “Compliance”: Accessibility in eLearning by Jane Bozarth
Learning Solutions Magazine
JULY 6, 2015
Here is a quick rundown on things you should be addressing in your design standards, and some help getting started. Accessibility in eLearning may be something that’s just isn’t on your radar—yet. Your eLearning materials really should be accessible to everyone, including those with challenges like low vision and blindness, hearing loss and deafness, learning disabilities, and mobility problems. Emerging Topics Getting Started Instructional Design Interface Design
Compliance Simplified: Using Creative Instructional Design Approaches To Instill The Spirit Of “Why Comply”
DECEMBER 17, 2015
“Compliance” is a buzzword used by governments, regulators, and employers for the process of following rules. Compliance rules are in place either to protect business and markets, or to protect individuals by guiding them on how to follow regulations. Compliance Simplified: How To Use Creative Instructional Design Approaches To Instill The Spirit Of Compliance.
21 CFR Part 11 FDA Compliance: What Your LMS should provide?
MAY 10, 2016
For food, pharmaceutical and clinical companies, a LMS can also achieve 21 CFR Part 11 compliance. 21 CFR Part 11 establishes the standard by which the U.S. The post 21 CFR Part 11 FDA Compliance: What Your LMS should provide? Compliance LMS compliance eLLLearning Management Systems (LMS) are the key to deliver unified, effective and controlled training programs.
SCORM-ify YouTube Videos with ScoTube
Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development
APRIL 13, 2012
tools compliance standards scorm corporate eLearning youtubeSCORM.com issued a press release about ScoTube this week. Many eLearning professionals are locked into creating SCORM compliant courses for their customers and that has been limiting in regards to new user-generated content on services such as YouTube.
Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 2
MARCH 2, 2016
Compliance Training. Topics such as workplace diversity, sexual harassment prevention, OSHA safety standards and workplace bullying prevention are just a start. Including compliance training into a learning plan keeps the employee and the company safe. Topics such as emotional intelligence are becoming much more prevalent in standard learning plans. Let’s begin.
AICC and SCORM Compliance: The Benefits for Your e-Learning
MAY 19, 2014
To solve this problem, in 1999 the government tasked a small research laboratory, ADL, to “develop common specifications and standards for e-learning.” The lab combined the work of existing standards organizations like the AICC , IMS and the IEEE LTSC into a cohesive reference model. Today, SCORM is the de facto standard for e-Learning interoperability. SCORM versus AICC.
How to Make Online Compliance Training More FUN
OCTOBER 23, 2013
Do the words “compliance training” make your employees shudder in horror? It’s possible to create engaging compliance training that still meets all necessary legal standards. A great way to get your learners interested in compliance training is to create interactive games. Just make sure to keep the game focused on the compliance topic. Gamification. Videos.
Top five tips for writing an effective, engaging compliance course
MARCH 9, 2010
Compliance training has a bad reputation for being little more than a box-ticking exercise. But here at Saffron we believe it’s absolutely possible to create effective, engaging training that achieves both competence and compliance. Read on for our top five tips for breaking the mould and delivering gold standard compliance training every time. When it comes to compliance, what you do is more important than what you know. Download: Top ten tips for writing an effective, engaging compliance course. Keep it positive. Make it relevant. Keep it real.
Is Your Process Training “Nice to Know” or “Need to Know”?
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
If the process is a change from a past workflow or standard way of doing business, you can expect excuses and resistance. Example: We developed safety & compliance training for hair stylists in Regis corporation salons. Blended Learning Compliance Training e-Learning blended learning elearning process training People get hurt. Too many processes. Content overload.
Role of E-learning in Creating an Ethical Workplace
JULY 18, 2016
In case you fail to live up to the ethical standards, your organization is at a high risk of losing valuable staff, clients, and above all, reputation in the market. Ethics and Compliance Training Programs. Even the significance of compliance programs should be well-conveyed to employees. They should know why it is necessary to comply with the compliance standards.