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How to improve your workplace productivity

Enterprise Study

Workplace productivity is a key driver in business success. Motivated employees who perform well can speed an organisation into growth and profit – while unproductive and demotivated employees can slow the business down. Enhancing workplace productivity is a key part of strategy for most organisations today – and there are some simple ways that you can improve this in your own organisation. Objectives and feedback.

Easing the Pain of Booking External Training Courses

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How much time does it take for you to make manual bookings for training courses in your organisation? Alternatively, how much time does it take resolving when members of the team book providers you don’t use or know as preferred suppliers? The time and money subsequently used in either (or both) of these processes is what we are looking at in this months’ webinar on Wednesday 28th March.

Learning paths – How can technology support your career pathway?

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In the modern working world we are all very much responsible for our own career pathways. Jobs for life are gone – and with them the restrictions that could have prevented learning and growth for those without a specific qualification or experience. Today, the world is very much your learning oyster, and technology has a big part to play in supporting career development. Making sure you measure your progress.

The learning mix – making the most from all learning types

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The learning landscape today is vastly different to a decade ago, even just one or two years. There are many different ways in which monumental changes have been made and one of the most significant of these is how xAPI has influenced learning. The integration of xAPI (an e-learning software specification), for example has changed the way that we can learn and develop. Learning with xAPI.

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How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

‘xAPI: What is it and how it is shaping eLearning & Development’ Webinar Video

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Missed the xAPI webinar? Wishing you could revisit some of topics discussed? Don’t worry! You can catch up on everything you missed at your convenience here. ? ?. xAPI – What it is and how it is shaping eLearning and development from Enterprise Study on Vimeo.

How can your LMS help you to set goals and evaluate effectively?

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Setting goals and objectives and evaluating improvement and achievement are key to progress, both individual and organisational. Careful management of this process can contribute enormously to business growth and the ability of an organisation to develop and expand. The challenge often lies in managing this process – planning goals, monitoring performance and reviewing achievement. Without simple and effective systems in place this can become time consuming and confused.

Webinar: Augmented memory and combatting the forgetting curve

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February’s webinar is focused on augemented memory and how you can combat the forgetting curve. It is proven that we forget 90% of what we learn within 7 days if we don’t use techniques and processes to aid retention. Additionally, without practice, reflection and effort we will always be a novice at our chosen skill set, rather than excel to an expert.

Enterprise Study receives LPI Learning Technologies Provider Accreditation

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Enterprise Study are delighted to have been awarded the status of Accredited Learning Technologies Provider by the Learning and Performance Institute (LPI) for our high quality and e?ciency ciency in the provision of learning and development services to our clients.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

What to look for in a coach or mentor

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“I look at where I’m at today and realise that most of my success is owed to the mentors in my life.” These are the words of seven time Grammy award winning musician Kendrick Lamar. Whether you’re a rap fan or not, they’re words that resonate across most professions and careers. Having a coach or mentor can give you the support of someone at your back and an inspirational presence with the power to help shape your decisions and vision.

How can your Learning Management System help you to build good KPIs and organisational objectives?

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Effective knowledge management has a key role to play in helping to reach targets – and a Learning Management System is the ideal structure within which to achieve that. Ongoing evolution and improvement is the key to business growth and development and the work that training companies and departments do has a crucial role to play. Working with a Learning Management System can enable key performance indicators to be identified and objectives set in order to make targets a reality.

Could automation tools reduce repetitive admin tasks within your business?

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Automation has the potential to improve business systems and processes for organisations all over the world. It is already established as a bona fide digital trend and is picking up steam as the positive impact of integrating automation into an existing business infrastructure becomes better known. If you’re looking to cut out some of the more repetitive and less productive tasks within your own business then using automation could be a key tool. What is automation?

Webinar : Supporting CPD in the Workplace

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January’s webinar was on Encouraging and Supporting CPD in the workplace. The changing face of learning and development, the competitiveness of the job market, and the need for organisations to attract and retain talent, mean that supporting employee Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is being seen by savvy employers as an integral part of their professional development strategy.

State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

Tips for maintaining CPD and why CPD is important

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CPD – Continuing Professional Development – is an important part of career progression for anyone. It effectively provides a record of what you’ve learned and experienced, as well as the way that this has been applied. CPD is effectively a documented timeline of what you’ve achieved, outside of formal work assessments, promotions and progression – it is the other half of the picture of a working life. Why is CPD important?

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Whitepaper: Supporting CPD in the workplace

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The changing face of learning and development, the competitiveness of the job market, and the need for organisations to attract and retain talent, mean that supporting employee Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is being seen by savvy employers as an integral part of their professional development strategy. This paper will discuss what is deemed to be good CPD, what an individual may include in their CPD portfolio and why and how employers and the HR Department should support the process.

The 70:20:10 learning theory explained

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70:20:10 is a learning theory that was created in the 1980s and is widely thought of as the most reliable roadmap to optimised learning. It breaks down the sources of learning into: 70% acquired knowledge as a result of job related experience. 20% of learning from interactions with others at work. 10% of learning as a result of formal training, courses and events.

Championing CPD and Building workforce excellence

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Ongoing learning is crucial to building workforce excellence and ensuring that everyone gets the most from the jobs that they do. In many professions, CPD also plays a key role in progressing on to higher levels of achievement and qualification, for example in healthcare, accountancy or law. The process of administering and managing CPD – and keeping track of it – is made much easier with an LMS designed to do just that. What is CPD?

Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

Webinar : Encouraging CPD and Lifelong Learning in the workplace

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We will be hosting this months webinar on the 24th January at 12:30pm. This webinar will cover: Encouraging CPD and Lifelong Learning in the workplace. What is Continuing Professional Development? Champion Excellence – make your organisation excel. Building a culture of learning and improvement. The role of the Manager and Organisation. CDP for all – not just for Professional, Membership or Certified staff. Ideas for supporting employees. An introduction to ePortfolio’s.

What does the changing world of learning in the workplace look like?

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Workplace learning has evolved enormously in recent years. Long gone are the days when training was focused purely on a single course or objective. Today, it is much more about a holistic and forward thinking approach to employee development that is better integrated with business goals and objectives. Traditional learning is being replaced by more effective learning management designed to engage employees and ensure retention of staff. The 70:20:10 approach to learning.

Is the classroom dead?

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Learning on the go has become something of a phenomenon as more and more people and businesses begin to discover the benefits of getting out of the classroom. But why is learning on the go proving so popular and what does this mean for the more traditional, formal option of the classroom? Flexibility is important to learners. A new generation of learners now puts flexibility at the heart of needs when it comes to embracing learning.

Is Extended Enterprise training the answer to helping your suppliers to meet your internal standards and ethics?

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No business operates in complete isolation – to a certain extent, all rely on various networks and partner relationships to grow and develop. Training your Extended Enterprise can certainly make life easier when it comes to day-to-day business relationships. However, it could also go much further, ensuring that the suppliers and partners that you work with are on the same page as you on key issues such as quality and ethics. How does Extended Enterprise training work?

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

How to Launch Elearning Content Using xAPI

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Already using xAPI for more than just reporting? Then you may be wondering how it can be used to launch elearning content. The post How to Launch Elearning Content Using xAPI appeared first on HT2 Labs. Learning Locker xAPI

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CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS: Score Big with Town Hall Meetings

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By Phil Hanyok, COTP. Every quarter, employees gather in the cafeteria for town hall meetings. The tables are removed, and seats are placed in neat rows. The podium, microphone, and projector screen are tested and ready.      As employees enter the room and take their seats, the senior vice president who will present the latest company information talks quietly with one of his direct reports.

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ADOBE ROBOHELP: Getting Around Preview Errors

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by Willam van Weelden, COTP. RoboHelp is an awesome help authoring tool. However, even the best tools misbehave. While working with RoboHelp, you are likely to come across error message from time to time. For instance, atsome point you'll likely be tasked with customizing a Screen Layout.

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ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Tips for Importing PowerPoint Slides

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Jennie Ruby, COTP. Many organizations use PowerPoint templates to ensure that lessons are consistent and correctly branded. By importing PowerPoint into Captivate, you can retain that formatting and branding in your eLearning lessons as well.

2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT: Adding Transparency to Photos

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ Walther, COTP. You have a plan. a plan to create an awesome PowerPoint presentation about, among other emotions, anger.   Naturally, you want to illustrate anger on one of the slides.

Articulate Storyline vs. Adobe Captivate

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

A recent LinkedIn post asked eLearning developers: which tool is best: Adobe Captivate or Articulate Storyline? As  As I read through the comments, I was struck by how many people insisted that Storyline was the better choice because it was easier to learn than Captivate because it was so much like Microsoft PowerPoint.   As someone who uses both Captivate and Storyline, I have to disagree with that recurring sentiment.

LIVE, ONLINE TRAINING TIP: Highlight Your Mouse Pointer

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.   During a recent Certified Online Traning Professional certification course , I was showing my screen and telling class attendees about a cool technique I use when I want to ensure learners can see my mouse pointer.

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ELEARNING PRODUCTION: iOS 11 Makes Mobile Demos a Snap (or a Tap)

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by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP. Not so long ago we were tasked with creating an eLearning project that included a software demonstration of an iPhone mobile app. We experimented with several techniques for capturing the app including using a program that reflected the iPhone onto the computer. (To

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

ADOBE ROBOHELP: Publish to SharePoint

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Willam Van Weelden, COTP. You can host output from Adobe RoboHelp on multiple hosting platforms. When your company uses SharePoint, you can even leverage the power of SharePoint to host your help.   Leveraging SharePoint has a major benefit: Access control.

ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Integrating GoAnimate Animations

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP. Our reader Linda Tromanhauser of ADP (Automatic Data Processing, Inc.) writes:  "We often use GoAnimate videos in eLearning.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Delete vs. Ripple Delete

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by Kevin Siegel, COTP, CTT.   Deleting a portion of an object on the Camtasia Timeline (a few seconds from the end of a video for example) is simple: drag the red in- and/or green out-point on either side of the Playhead, right-click, and then choose Delete.

Microlearning for Knowledge Retention

TLC Media Design

Do you consider yourself an instructional designer, developer, teacher, curriculum writer, coach? Whatever your title preference we all have the same goal, not to just write training material, but to have our learners be able to pull out and retain the information that we put in.

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!