The Employee Engagement Crisis. Can L&D Provide Solutions? – Online Forum
APRIL 6, 2015
Employees have less motivation to contribute to the success of the organisation beyond what is mandatory or what is incentivised. L&D are in the fortunate position of providing a service that employees care about i.e. their own development. Designing Learning that are seen as development opportunities by employees provides L&D to contribute one the pressing HR issues. Panel.
Virtual Reality in Learning – Has the Time Come ? – Online Discussion
MARCH 22, 2016
He currently provides strategic Digital Learning advisory services to prominent Australian organisations such as Fairfax, Westpac and ARCS. Thursday, May 12th, 2016 12 to 1 PM Sydney. Overview. When it comes to emerging technologies, numerous tech companies including Facebook, HTC, Sony, Microsoft and Samsung are eyeing virtual reality (VR) as the next big thing. We discuss. Panel.
Measuring Learning Effectiveness: Beyond Training Happy Sheets & Memory Recall
MARCH 15, 2016
He currently provides strategic Digital Learning advisory services to prominent Australian organisations such as Fairfax, Westpac and ARCS. Thursday, April 14th 2016, 12 to 1 pm Sydney time . Overview. ‘E’ is the most ignored in ADDIE. L&D must become more capable at Evaluation of Learning. Allocate 10 – 20 % of the project budget to Evaluation and agree the criteria upfront.To
Learners as Consumers – Proving the True Value of L&D
JUNE 22, 2016
Earlier this year we released the “ LearningCafe Digital Manifesto for L&D ,” which is the result of thinking at LearningCafe about how L&D should adapt to provide value in a fast changing and digitally disrupted world. He currently provides strategic Digital Learning advisory services to prominent Australian organisations such as Fairfax, Westpac and ARCS. Overview. Panel.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
but might be a little vague in providing concrete actions, so you’ll need to dig a bit deeper. Providing OTS courseware in these situations has several advantages. OTS curriculum, it’s fairly easy to provide training to individuals or groups whenever you. While the mainstream social media platforms can provide opportunities for. Seven Simple Secrets to. capital. You’re.
Managing Capability – New Avatar of L&D/HR ? Are we doing it right?
MAY 4, 2016
He currently provides strategic Digital Learning advisory services to prominent Australian organisations such as Fairfax, Westpac and ARCS. Thursday, June 2, 2016 12 to 1 PM Sydney. Overview. search on Seek.com.au on the term “capability” turned up over 8000 jobs in Australia including Learning and Capability Manager, Capability Development Lead, Capability and Culture Consultant and many more. Our research indicates that while “capability” is a popular term, it means different things and seem to encompass many different outcomes and job roles. We discuss. Panel.
Digital Disruption – Opportunity and Threat for L&D. LearningCafe Online Discussion
DECEMBER 28, 2015
He currently provides strategic Digital Learning advisory services to prominent Australian organisations such as Fairfax, Westpac and ARCS. Thursday, January 28, 2016 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Sydney. Our final online panel discussion for 2015 and it is not be missed. We speak to a panel of experienced learning managers and consultants to review the year that was and the next one in the world of corporate learning. What were the significant trends last year and what can we expect for 2016 ? We discuss: Business drivers for Learning in 2015. How Learning design and delivery has changed.
HRCafe Employee Performance Management – To Be or Not to Be
MAY 17, 2016
He currently provides strategic Digital Learning advisory services to prominent Australian organisations such as Fairfax, Westpac and ARCS. Thursday, 23rd June, 2016, 12 to 1 PM Sydney. Overview. recent Harvard Business Review (HBR) article, “ Reinventing Performance Management ”, featured the revamp of the Performance Management system at Deloitte, which mentioned about getting rid of the annual performance reviews tools such as cascading objectives, once-a-year reviews, and 360-degree-feedback in favor of simpler and more frequent performance discussions. We Discuss. Panel.
Participant Statistics – Learning To Teach Online Plus by LearningCafe
JUNE 21, 2015
LearningCafe is augmenting the Learning To Teach Online (LTTO) MOOC to provide a contextualised learning experience for organisational Learning and Capability professionals. Learners who are completing the MOOC in groups will be provided with structure and support. This model is called MOOCsPlus. Here are some participant statistics. On June 22. Number of organisations involved = 51.
Evaluating Training - Capturing the Benefits Aspects of ROI
event are important and the happy sheets do serve a purpose, but will they really provide enough hard. Whether making the decision to invest in people, or to simply maintain or decrease training budgets, training programs that provide immediate impact and maximum overall return on investment are an. Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI. But because. incurred.
The Rise and Fall of 3D Learning – Lessons from Real Implementations
JUNE 14, 2012
These slides provide few 3D Learning archetypes and should be of interest to Instructional Designers). As practical as I am, it is my opinion that 3D Learning is important, simply because a unique feature that these environments (and to some extent Xbox and Wii genre multiplayer games) provide, cannot be replicated by other virtual tools, or even real life classrooms for that matter.
Designing Learning for Peak Performance
FEBRUARY 22, 2015
Lachlan provides career coaching support for the professional rugby union players at the NSW Waratahs in the following three areas: Career and Employment Advice, Educations Guidance and Lifestyle Support. Thu, March 5, 2015 12-1 PM Sydney , Register. Overview. In sports, athletes need to perform at their best to win medals etc. Sales – Making a bid presentation for a big sales deal.
Professional Development for L&D – Learning To Teach Online MOOC Augmented by LearningCafe
JUNE 14, 2015
LearningCafe is recognized as one of the top value adding professional development providers in Australia. Frequently Asked Questions. I am interested in joining the LearningCafe’s Augmented MOOC Study Group. What do I need to do ? Please register your interest here or fill the form at the bottom of this page and we will get back to you with joining details. What are MOOCs ? Massively Online Open Courses (MOOCs), are run by leading universities (Stanford, Melbourne etc.) using a flipped classroom model. What is Learning To Teach Online (LTTO) MOOC about? How much will it cost ?
MOOCs for Employee Learning – The Mechanics – Online Forum
OCTOBER 21, 2013
He is currently a Senior Training Manager with JLT Group , one of the world’s largest providers of insurance and employee benefits related advice. Thursday, November 7, 2013 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM AEST (Sydney). www1.gotomeeting.com/register/419751728. Following on from our last online discussion on MOOCs for Employee Learning – Practitioners View in this discussion we cover the logistics of planning and deploying MOOCS for employee learning. We cover: How to Build a Business Case – Jeevan Joshi – Producer, Learning Cafe. Panel discussion moderated by Michelle Ockers.
New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends
technology providers. other areas in which organizations give learning technology providers failing grades. 11 Research Summary About Brandon Hall Group Brandon Hall Group is a HCM research and advisory services firm that provides insights around key performance areas, including Learning and. Your membership provides you with personal connections to fellow professionals.
MOOCs for Employee Learning – Practitioners View
SEPTEMBER 22, 2013
This online webinar is a progress report on the work done so far and provides direction for Learning/HR who are considering including MOOCs as an employee development an includes: Tim Drinkall – General Manager Enterprise Training at NBN Co Limited – Tim has over 18 years leadership experience in Learning & OD for organisations such as Telstra, AGL and Origin. MOOCs are being dubbed a game changer in the academic world. However there is little discussion as yet on the potential for use of MOOCs for organisational or employee learning. Learning Cafe Webinar
Organisational Complexity and Implications for Leadership and Coaching
JANUARY 27, 2013
Coaching provides an opportunity for them to abstract from their experience to better understand what is going on within them and without them. In some organisations coaching sometimes sits awkwardly in the Learning and Development function – being seen more as an “ad hoc” tool used by HR rather than a standard tool for training and development. This is because the “if….then”
Gartner’s top tech 2012 predictions: Impact on learning at 3 levels
APRIL 26, 2012
This decentralisation of control provides the learning function with opportunities to be a bit more responsive to e-learner needs which in the past may have been hampered by the rigid operational frameworks imposed by IT. The highly respected information technology research and advisory company Gartner has made the top 10 enterprise technology predictions for 2012. Impact on Learners.
70:20:10 Learning Framework – Where did those numbers come from ?
MARCH 25, 2012
So based on my experience this model seems to work well: 1 Provide a knowledge baseline e.g. through face to face group training, 2 Allow opportunity for skills practice on the job in the ‘real world’, 3 Ensure feedback is provided and a 2-way conversation to enrich understanding. Is it different this time ?”, Here is what some our panellist have to say.
Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program
would love to provide, we need a change. We must go beyond providing great content. to instead take responsibility for providing. Totara, an open source LMS), provides structure. Our platform provides. well beyond providing content to include. provide the manager with talking points. We provide practice guides to help Sue. We now. Right?
Learning Café Call – L&D should include MOOCs in employee learning strategies.
JUNE 27, 2013
But for the right learning topic, right type of learner and right learning conditions, MOOCs provide a strong case to be used as a learning resource for employee development. free, commercial, private providers, university run courses) and quality (i.e. Revisit your budgets and evaluate how MOOCs can offer cost savings by providing an alternative to current learning offerings. Well-designed MOOCs provide learners with a rich and effective learning experience by incorporating quality content, flexible delivery and collaborative learning. million user accounts (with 2.3%
Learning through Games – From Warcraft to Workcraft?
OCTOBER 7, 2011
recently had the pleasure of attending an eLearning Innovation Seminar organised by digital learning company Intelligo and PIXELearning – a world-leading provider of immersive learning simulations and ‘serious games’. Learning Cuppa from the UK. Game play was simple, but addictive…. Image by Moochy. Image by Irrezolut. But that will end. And they will make some big changes.
Building Communities – The Slope of Enlightenment
JULY 18, 2013
The trigger points could be anything that is going to change something and that provides the opportunity to do something differently, for the purpose of this blog let’s focus on social technologies and the opportunities they provide for collaboration and learning. It wasn’t an overnight thing and it’s still very much work in progress and I’m learning each day. Then it happened….
Employee Performance Management – Broken but can we Fix it?
MAY 17, 2016
He currently provides strategic Digital Learning advisory services to prominent Australian organisations such as Fairfax, Westpac and ARCS. Thursday, 23rd June, 2016, 12 to 1 PM Sydney. Overview. recent Harvard Business Review (HBR) article, “ Reinventing Performance Management ”, featured the revamp of the Performance Management system at Deloitte, which mentioned about getting rid of the annual performance reviews tools such as cascading objectives, once-a-year reviews, and 360-degree-feedback in favor of simpler and more frequent performance discussions. We Discuss. Panel. Tweet.
How the right tech tools for your team can power your sales enablement strategy
providing an opportunity to practice the skills required. here is to ensure your training program provides individual attention and im- mediate feedback for trainees. INSTANT ACCESS TO CONTENT IN THE FIELD Provide learning content in both push and pull modalities to accommodate a. Always look for a LMS that provides an off-the-shelf integration with your CRM. ENABLEMENT?
Outsourcing of Learning – Good, Bad, Challenges & Opportunities
AUGUST 9, 2012
Outsourcing is not without its challenges and there have been many cases where it has failed due to rising costs, mistrust with service providers and drop in service levels. Despite is challenges outsourcing and off-shoring is increasing with Offshore service providers are delivering 30-40% year-over-year revenue growth every quarter. Panel.
L&D Capability in Australia – Conversations from UnConference
MARCH 18, 2012
Drawing on a presentation provided to the AITD , Peter described one particular framework for thinking about the skill set required for L&D professionals: Know the business: what are the financial drivers for your business? Improving L&D capability lies at the heart of the Learning Café. ” (Sloman, 2010, p8). ” (Sloman, 2010,p 1). Skill set for the Future: Peter Hall.
Training to Learning & Performance – It’s evolution baby!
SEPTEMBER 9, 2011
Learning and development are of course important words to any business but open to interpretation in terms of what the outcomes are going to be, and subsequently can be much harder to measure and provide hard evidence for. Learning Cuppa from the UK. Hi everyone this is my first post and I’m really pleased to be part of Learning Café. hope to bring you a view of things that are happening in the UK L&D world. If you’re on Twitter, I’m @mikecollins007 – it would be great to connect and share. So what’s a hot topic in the UK? So what’s prompted the change?
Usability and e-Learning – The Critical Connection
JANUARY 22, 2013
But as it happens, it is not the needs of the user that comes first but other factors – this could be because of the lack of resources like time or budget on the project or the lack of awareness how the user actually uses the product – at times it is a puzzle for developers to discover they have provided all the functionality and yet the users “don’t get” how to work the product. The interface that ends up easy to use but still provides complex functionality is the hardest to design. learning is education via different technologies.
Are your managers ready for a world without formal performance reviews?
GIVING FEEDBACK: I provide constructive. 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. challenging and encouraging them. to think for themselves and take.
Open source in corporate learning – The need to take it seriously.
MAY 12, 2012
It provides an opportunity for the learning function to explore ways to reduce costs of delivery and improve ROI, as the mindset, as the organisation and stakeholders are more amenable to taking risks and accept changes. The world of learning has been buffeted by the GFC and its after effects. Almost all forms of learning have been impacted. So what is the open source approach ?
Land of Plenty Broadband – Threat Or Opportunity for the Learning Function ?
SEPTEMBER 30, 2011
NBN will provide internet speeds that open up a whole world of opportunities for how content will be accessed by users. It provides an opportunity for the learning function to deliver significant business benefits by assisting organisations morph and build capability to exploit new opportunities or contain the threat to existing business models due the availability of increased broadband.
Do you have a Personal Development Plan?
APRIL 28, 2012
Now I’m not going to start providing detailed reasons why you should use Twitter as there are already some fantastic blogs already out there that do a much better job than I ever could, one of my favourites is 5 months in the Twitterverse…was it worth it? Sat in a meeting room somewhere in Manchester my quarterly review was drawing to a close. Sounds great doesn’t it? Images.
Learning Professionals – Do you need to tweak your pipes?
SEPTEMBER 21, 2011
also like the LPI mission and in particular the new statement around what they provide: “ WE PROVIDE. Do we need to look under the floor boards to make sure the team is providing the best it can and is adding the most value? Learning Cuppa from the UK. In my last post I talked about the Institute of IT Training (IITT) becoming the Learning & Performance Institute (LPI). The big announcement came at Learning Live last week; you can find a great round up of the event by @martincouzins on trainingzone. The experience I’m referring to is fitting my new bathroom.
New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model
performance at the point of need: • 4x more likely to provide staff with. 23% agree that managers provide active support in application of learning in the. The Top Deck provide more evidence on how to actively support learning in the workflow: 90% expect managers to take responsibility for. Does it provide tips, tools and checklists at the moment of need? In-Focus.
The Blame Game
NOVEMBER 5, 2011
The standout feedback from the change programme related to the guidance provided around some self-directed learning. It’s an easy target, one that can quite easily deflect from the root cause and it conveniently provides a scapegoat for under performers or line managers that aren’t managing performance as effectively as they could. Unfortunately the ‘blame game’ isn’t something linked to my last post about gamification. It relates to a catchphrase that was a running joke in a previous role. It is time to shift thinking and focus in training departments themselves?
Sydney UnConference 2014 Feedback
MARCH 1, 2014
Please provide healthier options for morning & afternoon tea (at least a bowl of fruit). 90 experienced learning and development professions descended on the Australian Technology Park for the 3rd Learning Cafe UnConference to discuss and share thoughts on some of the big issues and trends in the L&D profession. content and delivery styles. All aspects scored over 3.8 out of 5.
MOOCs for Organisational Learning – Conversation with Kevin Werbach – Wharton School
JUNE 25, 2013
So there’s one question about the business model for a stand-alone MOOC provider like Coursera or Udacity. There are down sides to MOOCs and there is no guarantee that the all existing MOOC providers will succeed. I recently participated in a MOOC (Massively Open Online Course) on Gamification along with 66,000 fellow learners run by Kevin Werbach. Associate Professor, The Wharton School. thoroughly enjoyed the MOOC and learnt a lot from it. We decided to speak to Kevin about his views about MOOCs. He blogs at [link] and tweets at @kwerb. It turned out to be more. Kevin: Oh!
When Social means Business …
JUNE 25, 2012
For example, Bloomberg, global providers of equity trading data for trading customers now use social media to track the flow of conversations to provide early insights into market directions. Social networking provided the means to connect in peer support groups where they shared ideas, sales tactics and work life balance strategies. But my belief is that we as learning professionals cannot ignore the real impact social media will have on the organisations we work within and on learning we provide in the future. billion. And something is. Businesses are going social.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
Live face to face: You may use a F2F training provider. Typically, the training provider will run anything from an afternoon session to a several day workshop, focusing on topics like coaching or managing performance. provide strong content and then sit back and hope. We need to provide the structure. really to provide the system and. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE.