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eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. Note also that some events will be cancelled at a later date, such as those in Tunisia and Egypt in early 2011. link] December 5-7, 2011 International Digital Curation Conference: Public?

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

technologies into our training programs, but rarely do we find a client that wants to create a robust learning environment comprised of both formal and informal components. The figure was highest among large businesses, 42% of which spent money on informal learning during the year.

Make e-Learning work: Outcome learning (3). The managers perspective

Challenge to Learn

I’m a manager myself for over 20 years now and I know from first-hand experience how difficult it is make decisions about learning and training. From a business perspective it is often very difficult to judge what your return on investment will be. When you have to decide on whether or not to train a group of people this becomes even more difficult, most of the times you just don’t know. How do you decide on the validity of your investment and how to measure the outcome?

The Magnificent Seven Personality Traits of Successful Sales People

Upside Learning

Perhaps the most difficult aspect of my role as a business consultant is selling. I've been researching this aspect of business as part of a development event I'm developing and came across the following factors in a piece in Harvard Business Review by Steve W.

Make e-Learning work: Outcome learning (4): the developers perspective

Challenge to Learn

You need to work based on the directions and within the requirements of the management and you need to deliver learning opportunities for people who most of the times know more about the matter than you. I think that e-Learning developers are a special kind of person: they want to deliver high quality work and they are (most of the time) very modest. If you can’t define the objectives, don’t develop the course, it is probably not solving a real business issue.

In Defense of the Four Levels

Integrated Learnings

Before digging into its pros and cons, let’s do a quick mini-review of the model. Are they meeting expectations in terms of quality, quantity, etc.? An initial gap analysis should identify specific business needs (level 4) and what is required to fulfill those needs (level 3). We talk a lot about the need for improved diligence in the field with measuring job performance and business results. I agree that we should do this consistently. Do you agree?

Overcoming 3 Common Objections to Training Needs Assessment

Mindflash

While we all expect doctors to ask lots of questions, examine symptoms, and base their diagnosis and recommendations on these data, in the business world we readily shun this critical step the moment we encounter resistance from clients, SMEs, or managers who would rather fast-forward to results.

Why the LMS Would Never Die

G-Cube

Provide training to bridge identified gaps. Now if the trainings were delivered for no cost, and yet business objectives were met then no one would bother finding out if anyone actually attended the training sessions or not, or whether anyone learnt anything from the training sessions or not.

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How to Build Executive Alliances

CLO Magazine

In my mind, while this had optimized the various organizations — internal departments — it may not have optimized the overall business; all we had was optimized silos. At FedEx it’s a comprehensive look at the people, service and profit side of the business.”.

3 Reasons You Need to Reinvent Your Corporate Training Program

Your Training Edge

According to Bersin by Deloitte, corporate training spending increased 10% in 2011, 12% in 2012, and 15% in 2013. Here are some of the most common: There are no defined learning objectives, or the learning objectives aren’t aligned with your business goals.

L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

They are focused on the three qualities of work defined by Daniel Pink in Drive: Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose. They want to know the Why and not only the What or the How. Why do you get out of bed in the morning? What would they do differently?

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47 books sales teams should have on their shelves

TalentLMS

How do you meet this challenge head-on? How do you instill a process that works? John Livesay uses his experience from his award-winning sales career at Conde Nast to help businesses understand the value of storytelling. Managers do.” We do that all the time.

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Untapped Potential

General Assembly

To say it’s a tough endeavor is an understatement, as it usually requires time, money, and effort to bridge skills gaps and make inroads in a new field. ISAs are new and we know there’s still a lot to learn about the model, but we’re optimistic.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you know a free e-Learning book that is not included in the list please I will highly appreciate if you write a comment with a link to that book. -- -- CU Online Handbook - University of Colorado Denver (Update 12/06/2010: suggested by PRL ) Do you currently teach online?

Talent Management Rankings: Our Kind of Olympics

Cognology

Those of you who read my article on onboarding and employee success will know that well-designed onboarding practices are key to ensuring new hires integrate quickly and perform at their best. Now, the focus is on providing high-quality, continuous feedback.