The Future Role of Learning & Development
APRIL 22, 2016
Michael Moe, Deborah Quazzo and the whole ASU GSV team put on an amazing event. I had the privilege of participating in a panel discussion titled “ Workforce Development That Works. ” The panel was hosted by Nathan Blaine, Executive Director at Corporate Executive Board, and included David Blake, CEO of Degreed, Stephen Bailey, CEO of ExecOnline, Sang Yoon, Head of Learning Strategy & Curriculum at Google, and myself as panelists. It was a fascinating discussion covering a wide range of topics around the future of corporate learning and skills development.
Training Culture vs. Learning Culture
The Peformance Improvement
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
What’s the difference between a “training culture” and a “ learning culture ”? The answer is, “A great deal.” As the chart shows, in a training culture, responsibility for employee learning resides with instructors and training managers. In that kind of culture the assumption is that trainers (under the direction of a CLO) drive learning.
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.
Employees Demand Training Over Other Learning Opportunities
JUNE 17, 2016
Some offer tuition reimbursement programs, mentorships, international fellowships or sabbaticals amongst other learning opportunities. In October, Bridge, an employee learning platform created by Instructure, conducted a survey which examined how employees value training in the workplace. Not every employee is going to want the same exact training.
5 Unknown Ways You're Wasting Your Training Budget
When it comes to training budgets, leaders. struggle to pinpoint what impact (if any) their training programs are having. Companies end up wasting millions - if not billions -- of dollars of each year on ineffective training. This problem spans the entire training. making mistakes every day that are costing them valuable training dollars. people will learn.
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. Gill, co-owner of Learning to Be Great, a firm which helps companies create a learning culture.
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. One of these models I call “50 Ways to Lever Learning.”
Training Trends Provide Opportunities for Learning Leaders
MAY 25, 2016
Video interview with the President of Training Industry, Inc. We recently attended the Training Industry Conference and Expo (TICE) in Raleigh, North Carolina. At the conference, we conducted a number of interviews with learning and development leaders from major organizations to share over the coming weeks on the JPL Learning Solutions video blog.
Stop Relying on Training for Employee Learning
The Peformance Improvement
JULY 13, 2015
Formal training continues to take up too much of organizational resources. Formal, event-based training (courses, workshops, seminars, MOOCs) has a place in corporate learning but only a small place and only for employee learning that can’t be achieved in other, more timely, less costly, and more effective ways. Learning is not applied.
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 […].
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.
Enspire Named in Training Industry Content Watch List
JUNE 17, 2016
In our 15+ years of operation, we have delivered top quality training content in the form of learning games, multi-player simulations, online modular medical training spanning 70 curriculum hours, online courseware for higher education, and interpretive media for interactive exhibits. Enspire’s Training Industry Directory Listing. AUSTIN TX – 17 June 2016.
Evaluating Training - Capturing the Benefits Aspects of ROI
Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI. Training evaluation is necessary and, in many ways, critical to the success of a business. And even if training evaluation is undertaken, it is usually at the easiest and lowest level: the. Reactions to a learning. for businesses and training organizations. Training Evaluation Process. But because.
Terrific TED Talks for Training Professionals
MARCH 17, 2016
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. 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. Read More.
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. Jane talks about being asked “how you make people learn socially”, and mentions that you can’t force people to be social. There are multiple areas that can be addressed, but it’s not to make people learn socially. And, of course, they’ve posted about it. And it made me think a little bit more too. That’s the point, you can’t make people engage. Don’t take those for granted!
Benchmark Your Training With Our Learning Solution Scorecard
MAY 10, 2016
All training is designed to help target learners improve their performance, but that’s not where the story ends. Stakeholders and training vendors are also judged by the success or failure of a learning solution. We all have a lot to gain when training meets its intended goal. And when training fails to improve performance, well… we won’t get into that.
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.
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.
New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends
Research Summary 2016 Learning Technology Study: Summary of Top Findings The technology employed to deliver Learning and Development has grown increasingly varied and complex. new learning experiences – so much so that technology has become the top L&D priority. different technologies surpassed even the learning strategy as the top focus over the next 12 months. forward.
6 Best Practices For Applying Spaced Learning In Online Training
MARCH 1, 2016
New post 6 Best Practices For Applying Spaced Learning In Online Training on Obsidian Learning. Are you concerned about cognitive overload undermining the effectiveness of your online training program? How To Apply Spaced Learning In Online Training. There are a number of people that we can thank for Spaced Learning; R. Remember the Forgetting Curve.
Industry Report: Too Much Training; Not Enough Learning
The Peformance Improvement
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Training magazine has published its 34 th annual Industry Report that is based on a survey of its database of organizations with 100 or more employees, asking them questions about training expenditures and activities. Instructor-led classroom only” is still reported to be the primary method of employee learning and development. would expect the margin of error to be high.
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.
Top 5 Things Associations can Learn from Corporate Training Departments
APRIL 30, 2014
But with the growth of new learning technologies and with members facing more and more change and a need for continual learning, associations are missing out on an even bigger opportunity. To grow this opportunity, associations can learn from corporate training departments. Develop: produce the learning program, using SMEs to vet the content and the approach.
7 Secrets for Measuring Training Program ROI with People Analytics
Training Program. Recruitment Employee Retention Employee Performance Employee Insights Measure And Suggest Training Manager Effectiveness Enable Managerial Coaching People Analytics Insights How To Get Started With People Analytics Engage Learning & Development + Managers To Use. By understanding individual employee contribution, managers are able to coach and train.
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?
The Importance of a Learning Climate in Corporate Training
FEBRUARY 8, 2013
Corporate training is a huge industry in this country, and in many ways corporations are embracing employee development like never before. According to the most recent numbers from the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), American companies spent over $150 billion on training in 2011 alone. Training Development Training Evaluation corporate training
Training Culture vs Learning Culture – A Mind Shift
DECEMBER 8, 2015
There are some common terminology issues in training and staff development departments in many organizations. Some of these terminology issues give birth to larger problems and ways of thinking about training and the goals in organizations. I’m always thinking about the difference between training and learning and the importance it has to how we do our work in Training & Development. Lastly, I’ve thought a lot about the difference between a training culture and a learning culture. Training vs. Learning. The Roots.
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.
Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy
GAMIFICATION AND YOUR ENTERPRISE LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K GA I ION AND YOUR E I LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K 2Table of Contents. Aligning Gamification with Corporate Goals and Learning Strategies.5 5 Step Gamification Work-plan.5 on how it can fit within your learning strategy, or how it can support your business goals. learning modules. Conclusion.16
The Explosive Growth of Extended Enterprise Training
FEBRUARY 17, 2016
Video Interview with John Leh, CEO and Lead Analyst, Talented Learning, LLC. After more than 20 years in the LMS industry, John Leh started Talented Learning, LLC as a news, research and consulting organization dedicated to all aspects of extended enterprise learning solutions. As John explains, organizations are uncovering valuable opportunities in these learning initiatives.
Corporate Training Trends – Sharing experiences, Shared Learning
MARCH 26, 2015
There is no doubt that Corporate Learning has a strong social element to it. Learning occurs through social interactions across conference tables, in cubicles, over coffee breaks and at the water cooler. The power and reach of social interactions for learning cannot be overlooked, but the big question is: Is there a way to structure it better to enhance the learning experience?
Guest post: Training Culture vs. Learning Culture
APRIL 1, 2016
This blog originally posted on Learning To Be Great. What’s the difference between a “training culture” and a “ learning culture ”? The answer is, “A great deal.” As the chart shows, in a training culture, responsibility for employee learning resides with instructors and training managers. In a learning culture, everyone is responsible for learning.
Pokémon and Gamified Learning
JUNE 22, 2016
And it dawned upon me that the franchise is a surprisingly good metaphor for gamified learning. Let’s see what we have in our training toolbox. In the real world, you don’t want to give the wrong training to the wrong learners. Making role-based learning experiences is a good way to avoid this. Learning by Doing (Battling and Gaining Experience). Pokémon.
Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program
1 kineo.com email@example.com 312-846-6656 Hard to believe that it’s been almost 20 years since the term “eLearning” entered the corpo- rate learning lexicon. learning nuggets. or “very ready” in learning and development in. Learning. information to application and use cases, we focus the training experience and not. just on learning but on learning and doing.
e-Learning and Compliance Training: Strategies for impactful course design
OCTOBER 14, 2014
Compliance trainings feature prominently in most organizational training calendars. The technology-aided platform works very well with these mandatory trainings. This is because the required time-frame of completing the training is specified, so the learner can take up the training as per his per her schedule – without compromising on the existing deliverables.
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 [.].
Creating Immersive Learning Solutions for Industrial Technical Training
JULY 22, 2015
Origin Learning has displayed its in-depth understanding of concepts by developing learning modules with an immersive approach for a transportation conglomerate recently. Origin has been able to go into minute detailing of the intricacies of the technical component functions and procedure which has made an immersive learning possible, besides elevating the user (learner) experience.
Moving Classroom Training to eLearning
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
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. That does not mean that eLearning cannot convey complex ideas and enable adults to achieve learning at a high-level on Bloom's taxonomy. 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.
New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model
in learning and development and 1,600 learners. new approach to learning that aligns with the. reality of how their people learn and develop. many years: that people learn and retain more. that’s powered by social and informal learning. Moreover, accessibility to digital learning and. 70:20:10 learning model. Learning in the workflow 19.
2016 ELearning & Training Conferences
JANUARY 6, 2016
Another great thing about these kinds of conferences is that you often have the opportunity to learn something new, even earn accreditation towards a certification. It should be said that there are some natural challenges when it comes to attending elearning and training conferences. 2016 ELearning & Training Conferences. April 13-16 … Chief Learning Officer Exchange.
Learning Vs. Training & Development
Your Training Edge
JULY 29, 2015
I have talked about a lot regarding training and development, in my previous blog posts, both in educational and professional context. Many of people’s responses made me encounter a question that is there any difference between learning and training. However, the very same training experience might be training for someone and learning for the others.
Why Learning Games Succeed Where Traditional Training Fails
OCTOBER 6, 2012
Why is everyone always picking on traditional training? And what makes learning games so special anyway? It’s not that we dislike traditional training, we just think there are a lot more benefits to learning games. For example, learning games are fun, competitive, rewarding, interactive, and attention-grabbing. Traditional training is…not any of those.
Training: Live Training vs. eLearning. Which is Better?
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
OCTOBER 10, 2014
" I think I am still pretty far from needing to wear sunglasses to avoid public recognition, but the incident made me think about how asynchronous learning extends the reach of one trainer. With one day's work, I had trained hundreds of people. That is still far from the interaction and involvement we try to encourage when creating eLearning courses, where we include constant opportunities for learners to practice the skills and actions they need to learn. Nevertheless, asynchronous training has some pretty compelling advantages. learning eLearning trainin
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. Teams who learn.
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
5 Presenting Skills For Live Training
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
As much as we love elearning here at LearnDash there will always be a need for in-person (live) training. Instructor-led training (ILT) is a critical component to most training programs. Often times you just can’t beat the live interaction that comes with in-person training. trainingBut just presenting content in-person doesn’t make it more effective.