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Don't Be Seduced by What's Trendy in Training

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Today it’s microlearning. A number of years ago it was avatars. Before that, e-learning. It’s easy to get excited about what’s new. However, just because everyone is talking about a hot new method doesn't mean it's right for every situation

30 Organizations That Achieved Kirkpatrick Level 4 Results

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We are often asked if there are organizations that are getting to Level 4. The answer is, yes! Some have generously made their case examples available to you, including Toyota, the U.S. Department of Defense, Emirates Airlines and the Internal Revenue Service

"ACE" Your Kirkpatrick Certifications

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Are you an "ACE"? Kirkpatrick Partners announces "Accelerated Certification Events "

Jim Kirkpatrick's Holiday Message

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Here we are, leaving 2018 in traditional holiday fashion

The Definitive Guide to Customer Education Metrics

As you build and scale your customer education program, the right data can help you identify patterns, make evidence-based decisions, and adapt strategy to meet business goals. In this eBook, Skilljar will share the data and metrics best practices that have helped their customers meet program goals and communicate business impact.

Why is Online Training so Lonely?

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If you think online training is lonely and isolating, you are not alone. If you Google the phrase, “Why is Online Training so Lonely?” ” you will get over 60 million results. It doesn’t have to be that way

Hope and Joy Amidst the Fire

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At the beginning of 2018, I delivered a strong message about the dark path I saw our training industry heading down if significant changes were not made. The message is, sadly, still very relevant.

Only Fools Rush in to Meet Training Requests

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A learning professional shared with us, "Before I learned to stay focused on business priorities, someone would ask me to 'jump' and I would ask 'how high'?"

The Secret to Getting to Levels 3 and 4

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Training professionals around the world have struggled with how to get to Kirkpatrick Levels 3 and 4 since the model was conceived. With the right perspective, it is truly not that difficult

Do You Avoid Online Learning?

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Do you think twice about registering for online learning

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

Jim Kirkpatrick Shares His Veteran's Day Tribute to Our Military

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Honoring Our Armed Forces: The Men and Women Who Serve and Protect. One of my favorite U.S. holidays is Veteran’s Day. I can still picture my dad in his later years raising and saluting the stars and stripes at his retirement community.

Save $400 On Kirkpatrick Certification Until January 14

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Learn how to evaluate your most important programs and initiatives, and stay on budget at the same time

Resist the Urge to Over-Automate Training Evaluation

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Training evaluation is all about online surveys right? Well, not exactly. While an automated tool like an online survey can be part of a good training evaluation strategy, there is more to a successful plan

1-Minute Check: Find Out if You're Implementing the Four Levels Correctly

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The Kirkpatrick model is elegant in its efficiency. The time-tested four levels remain effective as the foremost training evaluation methodology worldwide. Wendy Kirkpatrick makes it easy to understand in this brief yet informative video

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

Higher Education Faculty Members: Request a Free Desk Copy of Our Latest Book

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Thanks to the generosity of our publisher, university professors may order a complimentary copy of Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Training Evaluation

See the Most Popular Resources of 2018

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Is it just us, or does each year go more quickly than the previous one? Here are quick links to our most popular articles and clips of the year, in case you missed any of them. Your clicks let us know what is most helpful and most important to you; these are those items

Make the Case for Your Programs 

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The end of the year is a planning time for many of us. Looking forward to 2019, have you been tasked with increasing program outcomes? Showing the results in terms stakeholders value? Reducing costs

Why is it Easier to Train Pets Than People?

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?It's a startling statistic for L&D professionals: approximately 85% of training graduates do something other than what they learned during training

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

IACET Partners with Kirkpatrick to Promote Learning Evaluation

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(Herndon, Virginia USA, January 26, 2019)The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), a global, non-profit leader in continuing education and training standards, announced its partnership with Kirkpatrick Partners to help promote quality learning evaluation. IACET and Kirkpatrick Partners will kick off their partnership with a free online event, “A Candid Conversation with James Kirkpatrick about Training Evaluation!” ” on July 11, 2019 at 1 p.m.

Why We Don't Call It Thanksthinking, by Jim Kirkpatrick

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Why We Don't Call It Thanksthinking, by Jim Kirkpatrick Thanksgiving. In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies.

Skipping This Step Will Derail Your Programs

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Listen to the final installment of Wendy Kirkpatrick's in-studio radio interview with Stone Payton and Lee Kantor of Business RadioX. In the previous segment, Wendy shared how to handle the vague training request.

Thoughts from Jim Kirkpatrick, PhD

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From Jim Kirkpatrick , Training Evaluation Expert. Click here for Jim's previous Quick Tip

Translating Customer Education Success into Business Impact

Speaker: Skilljar

A strong customer education program can have a huge impact across the business - from increasing customer satisfaction scores, reducing support ticket volume, improving product adoption, to driving lead generation and renewals. Keeping this in mind, how do you choose which initiatives to prioritize?

Thoughts from Jim Kirkpatrick, PhD

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From Jim Kirkpatrick , Training Evaluation Expert. Click here for Jim's previous Quick Tip

IACET Partners with Kirkpatrick to Promote Learning Evaluation

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(Herndon, Virginia USA, January 26, 2019)The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), a global, non-profit leader in continuing education and training standards, announced its partnership with Kirkpatrick Partners to help promote quality learning evaluation

Many Training Professionals Fear This: Do You?

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Honest evaluation also means having the courage to report all data to stakeholders, whether positive or negative. It is always nice when the data is positive; that makes reporting easy and fun. But what if some of it indicates problems, or poorer results than were desired? Training will not get respect if we don’t openly share this information and then open a discussion about how to improve

The Holidays are Complicated! Keep Evaluation Simple

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The end of the year brings holidays for many of us. They are a time of joy, and sometimes a time of chaos and overload. Fortunately, we can keep training evaluation simple

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.

How to Evaluate Micro-Learning and New Tech-Based Training

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So many of you have reached out and asked us how to measure the effectiveness of micro-learning and other newer styles of training. Here is our best advice, along with a job aid for you to download and use

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Taking the Fear Out of Training Evaluation

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Aaron read the email from the division vice president: In 2019 and forward, all division-wide training initiatives will be preceded by a business case and fully evaluated to show their impact

Get Help With Your Top Training Evaluation Challenges

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Have you been asked to evaluate a program and you don’t know how to get started? Are you wondering how to evaluate micro learning? If so, we can help

Guild eBook on Classroom to eLearning Part 2 Has Been Released

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Guild eBook on Classroom to eLearning Part 2 Has Been Released. cori-miller. Fri, 08/23/2019 - 10:30

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The New Formula for Customer Onboarding

Speaker: Skilljar

When it comes to customer onboarding, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach, but that shouldn’t stop you from forming an effective onboarding strategy. Tune in to this on-demand webinar with Adam Avramescu of Checkr, and Linda Schwaber-Cohen of Skilljar to learn about the key business characteristics to evaluate before building great customer education offerings.