Your Policy Training Stinks! Try Something Better.

ThinkingKap Solutions

In particular, we’ll discuss how to deliver better policy training to your employees. Most Policy Courses Are Boring. We’ve talked before about optimizing the onboarding process , but today’s article is specifically about policy training. The first problem with most policy training courses is, you guessed it, they’re boring! Let’s face it, when your required training stinks, all your employees know it.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Training managers have a lot to do. Why Do Training Programs Need Accessible Elearning?

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Training managers have a lot to do. Why Do Training Programs Need Accessible Elearning?

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Here it is: Our 2018 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. IOT Physical Simulators: The idea here is to build physical training devices that connect to online learning technology. In 2018, we expect to see organizations using both SCORM and xAPI within the same learning activity for different purposes: SCORM for tracking completion on an individual level, and xAPI for deeper analysis and visualization of learning activity in the aggregate.

5 Points to Consider When Updating Your Anti-Harassment Policies

Coreaxis

With the recent slew of high-profile allegations, confessions, and convictions for sexual and workplace harassment, anti-harassment policies have become a “hot button” issue for many companies. To protect your organization, now is a great time to update your harassment policies and procedures. Here are a few steps you can take to update your anti-harassment policies. No one can be exempt for training or immune from enforcement.

8 Essential Questions on The Future Of Corporate Education In 2018

Your Training Edge

So with corporate sector buzzing with the new developments in the sphere of employee education and training, we can safely say that the renaissance has finally arrived. On that note, let’s carry on the discussion about what the future holds for corporate education that you should pay attention to in 2018. How will the employee education be carried out through Video Instructor-Led Training (VILT)? How will leadership and management training impact corporate education?

eLearning Trends And Predictions For 2018

Adobe Captivate

This article draws pointers from my eBook on the same subject, and I have created it as a short, ready reckoner on eLearning trends and predictions for 2018. What Are The eLearning Trends And Predictions For 2018? For ease of applicability, I have banded various trends and predictions in 2018 into 3 tracks: What will continue to offer value. Usage of mLearning or Mobile learning adoption in corporate training saw a significant increase in 2017 and this trend will continue.

10 Mobile Learning Trends For 2018

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I outline 10 mobile learning trends for 2018 that organizations should invest on. The Top Mobile Learning Trends For 2018. Here are some compelling stats that reaffirm that mLearning is no more an option but a “must have”: Gartner predicts that 45% of businesses will have a BYOD policy by 2020. 70% of learners felt more motivated when training on a mobile device, as opposed to a computer. Wider Adoption Of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Policy.

How to make mandatory training relevant

Making Change

“How can we make mandatory training more than a tick box exercise?”. For “mandatory training,” I’m picturing any material that says some version of “Follow these rules.”. It’s sheep-dip training. A client who says “Everyone must be trained on X” needs our resistance, not our obedience. What are we currently measuring that will improve when everyone is “trained?”. For details, see How to create a training goal in 2 quick steps. The alien leave policy.

LMS Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Learning Systems Market Update

Talented Learning

In January, I outlined “ 18 LMS trends to watch in 2018.” That’s the primary reason why specialized customer training platforms are becoming wildly popular. As product and service companies of all sizes turn to customer success as a source of competitive advantage, the need for training solutions that support customer acquisition, onboarding, retention and profitability will continue to expand.

Building a Corporate University: Creating an Infrastructure

Your Training Edge

Determine what standards each department will be held accountable for – try starting with professional organizations like the American Society for Training and Development or the Society for Performance Improvement to find minimum standards for instructors and instructional developers. In the best cases, a person who has both technical LMS experience and training experience will be a good one to manage the entire system.

Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

Regardless of your sector, job function or training requirements, you’ve probably noticed an uptick in learning opportunities—higher frequency, quicker learning bursts, delivered on the fly just in time. Monday, November 5, 2018, 8AM – 9AM PT: Shifting Your Talent Strategy to Focus on Fulfillment and Purpose (Free for ATD members) Imperative leads global research on purpose at work. The potential for these technologies to revolutionize medical training.

Training An Employee- Truths and Fallacies

Your Training Edge

There are several types and techniques of training to facilitate the employees in doing their jobs effectively and efficiently. The need of training depends on the requirements of each business and its various departments. Where one method of training will be effective in one department, it won’t be of so much use in another department. Each employee should be thoroughly trained in the profile he/she is expected to perform.

The Need for Employees Refresher Training

Your Training Edge

Most of us think that workplace refresher training is valueless. The impression is that training is done to ensure that the customer is feel-good of the services provided. Workplace refresher training leads to improved customer services and increased employee satisfaction. In most cases, the most suitable strategy for reducing such issues is not to implement strict measures or increase supervision but to train all the workers on appropriate and safe behaviors.

Learning vs. Training, What is the Difference?

Your Training Edge

A good educational process must consist of both training and learning. Training consists of giving new information or some new knowledge to a trainee in order to teach or instruct him/her. The quality of learning process is tightly connected with the training performed. What is training? Training is everything. The main focus of any training consists of building new skills or developing already existed ones.

LMS: Training Department Analysis

Your Training Edge

No matter how large or small your organization is, the department that will probably use the learning management system more than anyone else is your own training and development organization. For the most part, administration, data entry, data usage, and “back office” functions will be run via the training department. Or, you may have various staff in various departments throughout the training organization. Will you have a failure policy that leads to a retake?

What is Rapid Learning (or Rapid eLearning Development)?

Webanywhere

With L&D costs under the microscope like never before, it’s essential that you include rapid development in your training environment. Rapid development is the best way to get time-critical training out to your people, without question. True, it may not be suitable for complex training subjects with a requirement for multiple interactive elements. A 2017 survey showed an average of 71 development hours for 1 hour of training, with one or two interactive elements.

5 Great Corporate Training and Development Certifications

Your Training Edge

With artificial intelligence-powered training tools and virtual reality-aided classrooms, the corporate realm is facing one of the biggest upheavals in history. HR practices and training are some of the key areas where the application of cutting-edge technology seems not only evident, but also easy to implement as well. These might provide an insight into why the need for training and development programs has become essential.

Why You Should Adopt The Combination Of Microlearning And Mobile Learning In 2018

Adobe Captivate

Fueled by a wider adoption of mobile learning, microlearning based training has gained momentum in the last 2 years. In this article, I outline why you should adopt a combination of microlearning and mobile learning in 2018. During these years, we have seen the evolution of formal training from predominantly Instructor Led Training (ILT) to online training or eLearning. Mobile learning techniques can be applied to most of the corporate training needs.

How to Brighten Your Corporate Training and Avoid It Become a Boring Training

Your Training Edge

When a company orders training, they do expect that it will improve their workers’ skills and knowledge, but will not tell you how you should organize the studying process to make it efficient. To find it, take into account the staff training ideas below. Presentation of problematic issues should take place at the very beginning of the training course to help you engage your audience to the fullest. Classroom interactive training ideas. Make training fun.

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Digital platforms have global impact on competition policy

GRC Solutions

Digital platforms have global impact on competition policy. USA Competition policy in the US is currently governed by a group of antitrust laws including the Sherman Act, Federal Trade Commission Act, and Clayton Act. A preliminary report was released in December 2018, with the final findings to be made available in July. Online hotel booking site Trivago were sued in August 2018 for misrepresenting their pricing policy.

7 Unexpected Ways To Use Serious Games In Online Training

Infopro Learning

Are your employees looking for a bit more fun and excitement to break the online training monotony? In this article, I’ll highlight 8 unexpected ways to incorporate serious games into your online training strategy. How To Use Serious Games In Online Training. Serious games engage employees and make the online training experience enjoyable, which is the last thing your staff might expect from a formal online training session.

Do People Need to Learn, or Can They Look It All Up?

Experiencing eLearning

I have been part of several discussions recently that questioned the value of creating courses and delivering formal training. The other, related idea is that everything can be learned on the job with performance support, without formal training. At a minimum, we should be creating training plus job aids, or training that helps people learn how to use performance support. We don’t care if they can remember all 10 points and 50+ subpoints of this policy.

How Corporate Videos Can Help Prepare & Train New Recruits?

Your Training Edge

At this moment there is simply no denial as to why we shouldn’t use corporate videos to help train new recruits. Hence if an employee is not available at the workplace, they can still go through the training session online if such a possibility is made available to them. This can also save work time, and staff may be encouraged to catch up on their training by watching a short video over the weekend.

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Free L&D webinars for February 2018

Limestone Learning

If you’re like us, you have a lot of projects on the go and it might be hard to find the time to update your training or read about new L&D ideas. Thursday, February 1, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: ATD Research: 2017 State of the Industry (Free for ATD members) The State of the Industry report is ATD’s definitive review of training and development trends. Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Now What? Three past training trends most organizations still struggle with.

Lower Your Cybersecurity Risks with Proper Employee Training

Your Training Edge

So often these incidents could have been prevented by implementing proper employee training. A cybercriminal’s best chance at getting your company’s information is through a poorly trained, poorly motivated employee. These are common and easily preventable break-ins that should never happen if employees are trained not to open email or download from unknown sources. Write a cybersecurity policy. Your best defense against a cyberattack is proper employee training.

9 Ways To Use Real-World Examples In Compliance Online Training

Lambda Solutions

Do employees know the risks of violating company policies? In this article, I’ll highlight 9 ways to use real-world examples in your compliance online training course. Compliance management compliance online training data securityAre they aware of how rules and regulations tie into daily work duties?

Improving Regulatory Compliance Training

KnowledgeCity

Corporate and regulatory compliance training is not the most exciting topics for employees. Company Policies and Procedures. Compliance training helps employees understand the issues and how to identify and report problems before violations can occur. The key to effective compliance training is: Make it personal—use real-world scenarios and make it relatable. Make it easy to access—on demand and portable learning allows them to train when it’s convenient.

Do People Need to Learn, or Can They Look It All Up?

Experiencing eLearning

I have been part of several discussions recently that questioned the value of creating courses and delivering formal training. The other, related idea is that everything can be learned on the job with performance support, without formal training. At a minimum, we should be creating training plus job aids, or training that helps people learn how to use performance support. We don’t care if they can remember all 10 points and 50+ subpoints of this policy.

Using Pattern Libraries for Accessible Elearning: Insights from CSUN 2018

The Learning Dispatch

By the way, if you want a quick overview of the conference, our CSUN 2018 backchannel is hard to beat.). CSUN covers accessibility from an astonishing number of angles, from programming to policy and nearly everything in between. More people can pursue training in more ways. These posts may also be helpful: [Interview] Getting Started with Accessible Elearning (and 2018 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference Takeaways).

Looking for Business Ethics Training? Look No Further.

eLearning Brothers

Savvy companies offer an annual ethical conduct compliance refresher course with up-to-date scenarios supporting the most current policies. Financial Benefits of Ethics Training. The pre-built, fully customizable eLearning Brothers Business Ethics courseware makes it easy for your company to deliver ethics training to all your employees. Some situations that push ethical boundaries are obvious—others less so.

LMS to the Rescue – Overcoming Challenges of Workforce Training and Learning Management for the Aviation Sector

G-Cube

A plethora of effective workforce training programs on employee safety, soft skills, ground handling, cabin crew and aircraft maintenance are provided to accomplish varied organizational goals. Technological advancement and evolution in aircraft technology has brought new training approaches. Training Challenges & LMS Solutions for the Aviation Sector. Several training challenges faced by this industry and different LMS solutions offered, include: ?

Improve Your L&D with 2018’s Mobile Learning Trends

Continu

In 2018, we’re starting to see mobile learning trends that echo some of the trends in marketing. But when you realize that marketing and training both focus on delivering information and getting people to take action, you start to see parallels. Many companies still create their trainings with a desktop or a laptop in mind. Bite-sized learning is taking over the training world—not just in mobile learning, but in all types of digital education. They were over-trained.

Increase Employee Engagement with LMS Compliance Training

TOPYX LMS

An employee’s job functions are driven by regulations, laws, and company policies. This is where compliance training comes in. LMS Learning Management System lms training compliance trainingBut if an employee is unaware of these regulations, he or she cannot perform his or her job safely or effectively.

The 2018 ATD Techknowledge Backchannel – Curated Resources #ATDTK

David Kelly

Designing Virtual Training for Mobile Devices Resources shared by Cindy Huggett. How to Successfully Implement a Training Program by Sharon Boller. Training Reinforcement: An Insurance Policy for Your Training by Steven Boller. In Real Life: Your 2018 L&D Strategy by JD Dillon. Chatbots and Virtual Assistants in L&D: 4 Use Cases to Pilot in 2018 by Steven Boller.

Why You Should Adopt The Combination Of Microlearning And Mobile Learning In 2018

EI Design

Fueled by a wider adoption of mobile learning, microlearning based training has gained momentum in the last 2 years. In this article, I outline why you should adopt a combination of microlearning and mobile learning in 2018. During these years, we have seen the evolution of formal training from predominantly Instructor Led Training (ILT) to online training or eLearning. Mobile learning techniques can be applied to most of the corporate training needs.

Mobile Learning: Taking Learning Where They Are

JCA Solutions

In Training, Learning, and Development there are trends that come and trends that go. We know from testing and observation that training works best when provided in a medium that learners both like to use and know how to use. Over 59% of companies have BYOD ( Bring Your Own Device ) policies in place. What that should tell us is that if we desire to provide training in the medium that learners like and know how to use then we need to go mobile.

Cost of Training Vs. Cost of Not Training

Adobe Captivate

The answer is: ‘Workforce training is the only idea which helps them’. Training is the most effective and efficient instrument to make an impactful change in the workforce performance making a company grow.”. In many organizations, training is often abandoned due to unsustainable reasons of Cost. In this blog, I will try to put forth rationale to convince that “Not Training” can cost significantly higher than the Training Cost. The Cost of Training.

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The foundations of innovation in L&D

E-Learning Provocateur

From the get-go, a false idol that must fall is the belief that the role of the L&D department is to create all the training to meet the organisation’s learning needs. The organisation is special in the sense that has its own products, processes, systems, policies, etc, which a third party will never cover. Freed from the burden of training everything , we can now focus our attention on what should be trained.

7 Reasons Why All Team Members Should Have Social Media Training

Your Training Edge

When it comes to business, social media policies are not typically at the forefront of any young entrepreneur’s mind – but, they should be. Without social media policies in place or the right social media training strategy, you are setting your business up for disaster with unsustainable marketing campaigns and the possibility of PR nightmares. With all this being said, here are 7 reasons why your team needs social media training –.