Free L&D webinars for October 2018

Limestone Learning

They’re a reminder that 2018 is rushing by. Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: How to Deliver a Coaching Training Program Managers Love! We have moved from course catalogs and compliance to micro-learning and personalization.

Impact and ROI of Learning: Worth Pursuing or Not?

CLO Magazine

Several articles in the past month have suggested the profession should step back from trying to isolate the impact of learning and the resulting return on investment. Aligning learning to business goals and measuring levels 1 through 3 are always good ideas, so no disagreement there.

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Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: The ROI Dilemma: Measuring Results of Your Learning Programs (Free for ATD members) Significant resources are being allocated to training and development across most organizations, but many companies still find themselves unsure of results.

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Making of a Mindful Leader (Free for ATD members) Did you know that 68.5 In this webcast, you’ll learn the steps to become a mindful leader. Learn to meditate. In this session you’ll learn: What makes a Serious Game a success or failure.

The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 10, 2018

Mike Taylor

Here are a few of the things I found this week in the world of learning, design, and technology! Keeping Up With Cardiology: Old-School Learning Versus the Twittersphere. Share to Learn. This short piece by Phillip VanDusen ( @philipvandusen ) is totally spot on.

ROI Goes to School and Church

CLO Magazine

The Phillips ROI Methodology is a 10-step process organizations can use to show the value of programs and initiatives. Phillips, Ph.D., Phillips, Ph.D., Tags: accountability , Phillips ROI Methodology , religious organizations , ROI , ROI Methodolog , school systems.

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The Year in Learning—Top Learning and Development Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

Are you a Learning Dispatch newsletter subscriber? A favorite newsletter feature is “This Month in Learning.” In it, Senior Learning Architect Kevin Gumienny links to 5-10 articles from various disciplines related to learning and development. Senior Learning Architect.

How Corporate Videos Can Help Prepare & Train New Recruits?

Your Training Edge

Author Bio: Danielle Phillips is an educationist who specializes in business management studies for higher education students. eLearning Featured Featured Posts Learning & Development Talent Management Training video brand awareness business developments Onboarding training Videos

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What Is Learning Evaluation?


Knowing how to aggregate and evaluate all types of learning is a priority for many learning and development practitioners. Transform Learning, Transform Business. Key Learning Evaluation Takeaways. So, what is learning evaluation? Learning Evaluation

5 More Great Books for Your Learning & Development Bookshelf

Mike Taylor

In case you missed it, Connie Malamed and JD Dillon both recently recommended 5 good books for Learning & Development pros. 5 Must Reads for Modern Learning Pros by JD Dillon ( @JD_Dillon ). Dana Gaines Robinson, James Robinson, Jack Phillips Partricia Phillips & Dick Handshaw.

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Why Investing in Learning Analytics Makes Business Sense

EI Design

It is in this context that the usage of Learning Analytics comes to your rescue. You can use the Learning Analytics to: Validate if the learner interaction with the training was as planned. In this blog, I outline why investing in Learning Analytics makes business sense.

Watershed's 7 Steps of Learning Evaluation


Out of the dozens of different learning evaluation models currently in practice, which one is right for you? Meet our "super method" for learning evaluation. Ensure that these metrics cover the complete story from learning through to achievement of the program goals.

Putting learning at the heart of talent strategy

Leo Learning

And by its very nature, this constant technical innovation and the accelerated pace of business are putting organisations of all types squarely in the learning business. Put simply, we’re learning. Learning is the new work. What a learning culture really looks like.

Stepping Up to the ROI Challenge

CLO Magazine

Phillips is the chairman, and Patti P. Phillips is president and CEO of the ROI Institute. In his 2017 Chief Learning Officer article, “The Business Case for Leadership Development,” William C. Jack J.

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[Free Webinar] How to measure and maximize the ROI of eLearning

Adobe Captivate

Join us for a free webinar hosted by Asha Pandey, the Chief Learning Strategist at EI Design, where she will showcases EI Design’s integrated approach with a focus on what is the right action at each stage that will impact the ROI of eLearning positively.

Evidence or Proof of L&D Impact? Why Not Both?


In the world of Learning & Development (L&D), impact is super important. So, the need to measure impact is the #1 objective learning leaders have when it comes to their measurement strategy, process and technology.

ROI: Still Evoking Confusion and Controversy

CLO Magazine

The return on investment concept for learning has been around since Jack Phillips introduced it about 40 years ago. But when it comes to learning initiatives, gathering the necessary data to calculate ROI is difficult to put it mildly.” Return on Learning.

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The Discussion Continues on Impact and ROI

CLO Magazine

I argued that it is a simple, straightforward calculation once you have isolated the impact of learning, which can always be done using the industry standard participant estimation methodology. What difference does learning make? David Vance learning ROI ROI

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Do You Have a CEO-Friendly Scorecard?

CLO Magazine

Phillips is the chairman, and Patti P. Phillips is president and CEO of the ROI Institute. In 2010, the ROI Institute conducted a major study sponsored by the Association for Talent Development to understand the executive view of learning and development investments. Jack J.

Determining The ROI Of eLearning – Using Kirkpatrick’s Model Of Training Evaluation

EI Design

The selection of the right format is crucial in encouraging the learners to pursue it and also in ensuring that they connect with it, complete it and apply the learning on the job. Identifying the learning strategy. Level 2: Learning. Level 2: Learning.

Highlights from the Spring Client Forum

Unicorn Training

We're not quite sure where the time goes, but this week we were back with the first of our biannual Client Forum events for 2018. Room 2, Unicorn CEO Peter Phillips and Amuzo Managing Director, Mike Hawkyard discussed all things action-based learning. Mike explained the value of learning by mistakes - illustrating the need to dive in to new experiences by teaching willing members of the audience to fly a real drone. Oh yes, it's that time of year again!We're

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5 Tips To Maximize The ROI Of Online Training

Adobe Captivate

In today’s context, adding Phillips’ ROI calculation as the fifth level makes this framework more useful and relevant. Level 2: Learning. Objectives aligned to the application of the acquired learning. These should include: Informal learning. Social learning.

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6 steps to make your authoring tool implementation a success


If you want to learn more about change management in general, check out these popular models: Kurt Lewin’s three-step “Unfreeze-Change-Refreeze” model. Communicate, often and early, about your vision for learning and how this tool fits in. How will we learn a new system?

2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

If 2018 flew by quickly for you, here’s your chance to catch up on some reading. Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field.Did you have a favorite L&D post from 2017?

Increasing the Value of Your Organization’s Training Investments

Beyond Campus Innovations

Organizational training, when crafted for accountability and verified learning achievement, can be substantive. Such formal training can be similar to what colleges and universities provide, not only in format, but in content and learning value. Bolling, J, Phillips, M. &

We're pleased to announce another record year for us!

Unicorn Training

We also partnered with the University of London and Learning Age Solutions Ltd (LAS) and won the Gold Award for Best Use of Simulations or Virtual Environments at the Learning Technologies Awards.Peter Phillips, Unicorn CEO, said: “Each of our main business streams - content development, platform licences, off the shelf compliance solutions, and games and simulations - achieved double digit growth in the financial year.

Determining The ROI Of eLearning – Using Kirkpatrick’s Model Of Training Evaluation

Adobe Captivate

The selection of the right format is crucial in encouraging the learners to pursue it and also in ensuring that they connect with it, complete it and apply the learning on the job. Identifying the learning strategy. The selection of the right learning strategy format is vital in engaging the learners. As we know, only an effective learning strategy can create a sticky learning experience. Level 2: Learning. Level 2: Learning.

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Inspired by Toronto: Must-See Attractions and Must-Eat Food


Here are a few MUST-SEE attractions to put on your #DoceboInspire 2018 bucket list. The tower is also right beside the venue for this years DoceboInspire Learning Awards so you’ll have a chance to take it in on October 11th even if you don’t have the time to take a ride to the top!

Unicorn LMS | A force to be reckoned with

Unicorn Training

Does what it says on the tin and does it very well, reliable, functional and the best in the market." - Dave Buglass, FLPI (Award winning learning, talent, OD & employee engagement senior business leader.)Stuart We make improvements based on feedback and user research every day and this helps validate that approach”Peter Phillips, CEO, added: “We welcome this initiative by eLearning Industry.

Innovation and the CLO

CLO Magazine

Phillips is chairman and Patti P. Phillips is president and CEO of the ROI Institute. According to a September 2018 article in Forbes, Amazon’s Jim Bezos is the most innovative CEO by far. At Level 2, learning is measured. Employees must learn about innovation.

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ROI of continuous training: HR Directors’ unsolvable problem?


Jack Phillips then completed this model in the 90s in order to calculate ROI, with a 5th layer. ’ The HR Director : ‘ In order to improve the return on investment of continuous training I can use digital learning tools. The 4 key steps MAKE PEOPLE ENJOY LEARNING!

UNICORN IN PRINT: The growing world of games and gamification

Unicorn Training

Games and gamification are the fastest growth areas in T&C training as firms unlock how game qualities such as problem solving, in-play feedback, rewards, leaderboards and play can bring about a more engaging, memorable and enduring learning experience.

NEWS: Unicorn and Amuzo Launch 'The Future of Game-based Learning' White Paper

Unicorn Training

Is interest in games and gamification just another fashionable hot topic for the learning Twitterati? This is just one issue scrutinzed in a new joint Unicorn Training and Amuzo White Paper analyzing ‘The Future of Game-based Learning’ launched today (Tuesday 19 January 2016).The The White Paper examines such questions as, if demand for games-based learning is there, what are the implications for suppliers? Download your copy of ‘The Future of Game-based Learning’ here!For

Building a Better Working World

CLO Magazine

From left: Simon Berridge, Jan Cannon-Bowers, Christiana Zidwick, Brenda Sugrue, Eric Ellefsen, Shawn Phillips. Sugrue has led the charge the past four years in developing and executing EY’s learning strategy. Annual learning hours went from eight to 13 million, while costs stayed flat.

We're delighted to announce Socrates has joined the Unicorn family

Unicorn Training

Socrates will use our award-winning learning management system Unicorn LMS, which was voted the UK’s top LMS in a recent report by the Craig Weiss group to offer law firms, accountants and estate agents world-class compliance learning.Bernard George, Socrates CEO: “Over the years a number of businesses have wanted to join forces with Socrates. Peter Phillips, Unicorn CEO, said: “It is a real pleasure to welcome Bernard and Socrates to the Unicorn family.