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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.

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. December 2011 November 27-December 1, 2011 Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE): Reaching Across Boundaries, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. link] December 5-6, 2011 Managing Quality Teaching in Higher Education , Mexicali, Mexico.

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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?

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?

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. Generally the difficulty comes from achieving a balance between quality and quantity i.e. it isn't too difficult to sell yourself if you have a particular brand but when it comes to selling others as you have to do if engaged by a corporate consultancy, selling becomes a another challenge all together.

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. But if any amount is spent in providing training, then someone somewhere would want to know –. What was the training quality – scores and feedback.

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

Note also that some events will be cancelled at a later date, such as those in Tunisia and Egypt in early 2011. link] January5-7, 2012 International Conference on e-Education,e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning (IC4E), 3 rd , Hong Kong, China. link] January30-February 2, 2012 Quality Conference inthe Middle East : Innovation Based Competitiveness and Business Excellence,6 th , United Arab Emirates.

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. Employees do not have the opportunity to apply what they learn to real-world problems and situations. With the pace of change in business today, companies that don’t move forward will quickly find themselves far behind.

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.”. Bennett and nine other individuals dissected the company’s structure, role and responsibilities across all divisions to see where there was duplicate work or service gaps.

4 Ways to Leverage Translation in eLearning Videos

Instilled

Providing video-based learning and auto-captioning in multiple languages isn’t the challenge it once was for businesses with a global footprint. Google and YouTube’s engineers wanted to do more to improve auto-captioning software. The technology now available means that businesses who would’ve had to spend dozens of hours captioning and translating a relatively small piece of video content can now carry out the task in a fraction of the time.

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. Simon Sinek expresses this brilliantly in his popular TED Talk: How Great Leaders Inspire Action : “But very, very few people or organizations know why they do what they do. Why do you get out of bed in the morning? What would they do differently?

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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.

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. The Big Book of Words That Sell: 1200 Words and Phrases That Every Salesperson and Marketer Should Know and Use , by Robert W. Published in 2011, The Challenger Sale is a book that may fundamentally change the way you view your current sales approach.

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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.