3 Outcomes of Reverse Mentoring

Absorb LMS

While mentoring roles of the past were reserved for the most senior members of our society or the executive level of an organization, today’s mentors are present in every generation and in every role. Rather than relying strictly on a top-down approach to mentoring, organizations are exploring reverse mentoring to meet business needs. In the past, mentoring was a one-way street—from elder to younger.

The 3 Best Areas Of Emphasis For Effective Mentoring

Dan Keckan

Effective mentoring in onboarding can increase employee speed to competency and retention, but what components make for the best mentoring program? Here are 3 areas to focus on as you consider program design. Corporate eLearning Coaching And Mentoring Employee Engagement Employee Onboarding Employee TrainingThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Fewer Mentors, Bigger Problems

CLO Magazine

A 2018 survey from the LeanIn Foundation and SurveyMonkey found that nearly half of male managers felt uncomfortable participating in a common work activity with a woman, such as mentoring, working alone or socializing together. Specifically, the number of male managers who felt uncomfortable mentoring women went from 5 percent to 16 percent in late 2017 after the #MeToo movement went viral. That means about 1 in 6 male managers would hesitate to mentor a woman.

Should You Adopt Reverse Mentoring at Your Workplace?

Avilar

Last week, Cambridge University announced a new reverse mentoring initiative aimed at addressing charges of institutional racism. Introduced by the university’s equality and diversity department, the program pairs senior white academics and management personnel with a black, Asian, or minority ethnic (BAME) colleague mentor. Reverse mentoring – pairing a younger professional with a more seasoned colleague – isn’t new. Reverse mentoring is a two-way street.

What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)

Docebo

A Learning Management System is a software-based platform that facilitates the management, delivery, and measurement of an organization’s corporate e-learning programs. Sophisticated AI technology grows to understand each learner’s behaviour, creating unique, personalized learning experiences, and social learning lets learners consult peer mentors, ask questions, and collaborate. This is a great way to enhance your partnership programs and provide more value to partners.

A Mentor Can Skill You, But A Sponsor Will Promote You

TLNT: Training and L&D

Last year as part of our ongoing inclusion, diversity and equity efforts, PayScale implemented a sponsorship program. The program paired lower-level or newly hired employees, called protégés, with more senior people, called sponsors, who could actively help promote the protégé’s career. Coaching & Mentoring Diversity HR News HR Trends Training, Learning & Development diversity Featured

How to Motivate Your Employees for Learning and Development

Your Training Edge

Invest in Mentoring Programs. Whether you need to motivate new hires or experienced workers, providing a mentoring program is a great way to provide a well-rounded training as mentees can get assistance fast. As specified in the Deloitte Millennial Survey , 94% of mentees claim that they get quality advice and 91% of them believe that mentors are genuinely interested in their personal growth which motivates participants for learning and development.

How to Make Your Workforce Development Program Work for You

KnowledgeCity

Workforce development programs take time and resources, which is why many companies do not think they are necessary in-house. It can be hard to track the return on investment (ROI) of these programs, especially if there is a high turnover among employees. . How can your workforce development program benefit your industry? . Use hard data to make decisions about the type of workforce development programs you will need to increase employee knowledge and productivity.

Be the mentor you wished you had with these 3 strategies

Matrix

Avid readers like Bill Gates will most likely tell you that books are a precious mentor and an excellent way of seeking solutions for many problems. That is why mentors are important figures in a professional career, have an essential role in companies, institutions or organizations because they can inspire, drive change, and share knowledge. Read more: How many types of mentoring are there? What strategies should a mentor adopt?

4 Useful Tips on How to Choose an MBA Program

Your Training Edge

With the growing number of MBA programs offered in different universities and colleges across the globe, it’s a daunting task to choose from a wide array of choices. Research on the programs according to rankings, print articles, MBA fairs, and websites so you can make an informed choice. Factors to Consider When Choosing Your MBA Program. Here are some tips you can consider before you choose a program for your MBA degree: Check out the current rankings.

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

We then wrote a program that hits Twitter’s REST API to pull as many tweets as we could from those accounts. To predict where a word is headed in 2019, we used its slope. AI is a broad term with a long history that these days usually means the use of machine learning algorithms to build “untrained models” in which computer programs find new and unpredictable ways of solving problems.

Mentor in a structured on-the-job training: the new kid on the block?

Matrix

Instead of apprenticeships that provide focus on the acquisition of all skills necessary for a role, a structured on-the-job training program will break down the role into subsets of skills and focus on the acquisition of those specific skills that the workforce lack. Mentoring in a structured on-the-job training program. An important part of any structured on-the-job training is the mentor. Read more: How many types of mentoring are there?

Free L&D webinars for May 2019

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: Secret New PowerPoint Stuff in Office 365 See all the amazing things you can now do with PowerPoint to bring your presentations, elearning, and other content to life, by telling visual stories in an engaging and interactive way. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 12PM – 1PM PT: No Amount of Training Can Help Learners In All Work Conditions – So What Do You Do? How to assist learners and workers go beyond the training programs they’re provided.

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Free L&D webinars for December 2019

Limestone Learning

Monday, December 2, 2019, 11:00AM – 11:30AM PT: DEMO: Personalized Development Programs: Why Learning Alone Isn’t Enough (Free for ATD members) Today’s work environment creates several learning and development challenges. The key is to connect your L&D programs to the experiences your people want. Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: Is Your Training Truly Participant Centred? Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 10AM – 11AM PT: Ask Me Anything!

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Financial Inclusion Certification Program – A Case Study

ID Mentors

It was a certification program that was to be designed for a rural Indian woman in North India, a majority of who would have at most studied up to Standard 12. Not an easy goal, but at ID Mentors, we are always up to a challenge because that’s what keeps us learning and evolving as Instructional Design professionals. . The trip helped us break the stereotype that we had in mind of a rural Indian woman, and gave us ample fodder that we could use to design the certification program.

How to Creative an Effective Diversity Training Program

Continu

If you’ve been tasked with starting a diversity training program for your company, you’re making the right move. So a diversity training program can unite your company leading to a healthier bottom line. Listing these benefits will help everyone within your company understand why a diversity training program is a must. Why organizations need a diversity training program. A diversity training program will not only help internally but externally with these customers.

2019 FIRST World Championships: Enable Recap

Enable Education

He has been a mentor for FIRST for a long time, and his contributions to the program are numerous. According to Dr. Flowers, “[i]n FIRST , we do our best work while helping others and treating folks with respect and kindness.” ( YouTube, Jan 6, 2014 ) Dr. Flowers is one of the most recognizable figures in the FIRST community and I got to meet him at the 2019 FIRST World Championship! 2019 FIRST World Championship. I Got To Meet Dr. Woodie Flowers!

Do You Need to Update Your Training Program?

Avilar

But how do you know when it’s time to update your training program? Does Your Training Program Fit How Your Workforce Likes to Learn? Legacy training programs were heavily classroom-based, with online training to supplement the skills and information covered in class. Complete this “training program fit” test to see if your organization is keeping up. Does your training program include strong internships and apprenticeships?

How to Develop Your First Employee Training Program

ProProfs

Before we get into the details of this type of software and how to develop an employee training program , let’s understand the basics of employee training. Employee training is a planned skills education program that is designed to increase the knowledge, technical skills, efficiency, and productivity of employees. Given at regular intervals, such training program s are aimed at enabling employees to be efficient and create better value in their respective roles.

A 5-Step Guide to Create an Employee Onboarding Plan

Infopro Learning

The best onboarding programs focus on a few key strategies. For example, a mentor may work with a new employee on the job to learn about customer interaction so they can watch, learn, and practice. Plan Pre-Boarding Activities The most successful onboarding programs start during the recruiting phase and last for more than 90 days. Successful onboarding programs include the following activities: Welcome email from new teammates.

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10 Low (Or No!) Cost Employee Training Programs That Really Work

Dan Keckan

Employee Performance Coaching And Mentoring Corporate Training Employee Training Professional DevelopmentThere’s no getting around it: regardless of industry or size, your employees need training. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Free L&D webinars for February 2019

Limestone Learning

Friday, February 1, 2019 9AM – 10AM PT : Ten Steps to Certification in 2019 (Free for ATD members) Are you considering getting an ATD certification in 2019, but you’re not sure how to get started? Friday, February 1, 2019, 10AM – 12PM PT : Mindsets: The Key to Developing an Agile Workforce (Free for ATD members) An agile workforce can swiftly adapt to the changing needs of customers, employees, and the marketplace.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

When you look at the list below you might wonder why we’re not calling this our 2019 Book of Learning Systems Trends. Top Learning Systems Trends for 2019. #21 As 2019 begins, 762 vendors are on our learning systems radar – and new innovators are entering the fray all the time. But what does AI really mean for a learning platform in 2019? We don’t expect this AMS/LMS fog to lift anytime in 2019. #7 Welcome to our 5th annual trends post!

LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS THAT WORK

PDG

It certainly doesn’t help that a lot of leadership programs are a parade of models, disjointed, without context. Effective leadership programs have a strong experiential component, the more, the better. But good programs will also have experiential assignments, the chance to use new behaviors in real life. By creating leadership programs that focus on context and experience, we help guarantee that our next generation of leaders is prepared for the realities of the job.

From Diversity to Inclusion: Why Top Companies Are Shifting Their Focus

Chronus

By shifting the focus from simply hitting diversity metrics to building inclusion programs in the workplace, leading organizations are not only able to create an environment of belonging that encourages diverse views, but also provide a ripe workplace for people with diverse backgrounds to flourish and feel valued. Achieving an Inclusive Workforce with Mentoring. One theme that has been gaining popularity is the notion that DIVERSITY + MENTORING = INCLUSION.

The Best Social Learning Approaches To Your Onboarding Program

Wizcabin

There are several best social learning approaches that you can utilize to deliver your onboarding program , and social learning is one of them. Let’s explore a few tips to determine the best social learning approach for your onboarding program. 5 Social Learning Approaches That You Can Utilize For Your Onboarding Program. Make Your In-House Talents Mentors for New Hires.

Emerging E-Learning Trends for 2019

ICDTranslation

The experts are already looking into 2019 and the new challenges it is going to offer. The hope of most experts interviewed by Elucidat about the big digital trends in 2019 is that there will be greater focus on content and learning will be more people-centered aiming to provide actual positive experience and new knowledge and skills. Adaptive learning is a trend that is going to see greater adoption and development in 2019. Online Mentorship Programs .

How You Can Measure The Effectiveness Of Onboarding Programs

Wizcabin

How do you measure the effectiveness of onboarding programs in your organization? Well, the purpose of checking for the effectiveness of onboarding program in your organization is to be sure you’re not wasting your money, time, and effort. So, if your onboarding program is failing, it’ll affect both the organization and your employees. An effective employee onboarding program helps organizations to retain the best employees.

How to Run a Cost-Benefit Analysis for Employee Training

LearnDash

Well-run employee training programs are an investment. There are clearly a number of factors at play, and while many can be difficult to measure—let alone assign a strict dollar value to—a careful breakdown of your program’s purpose can help to clarify the picture. Why are you running a training program? Knowing your objectives is the first step toward determining the costs and benefits behind a program. Factor in the costs of developing and running the program.

14 Professional Development Opportunities Outside Work

KnowledgeCity

Many organizations have formal employee training programs to augment professional development. Find a Mentor. Many companies will assign a work mentor. Engage in Reverse Mentoring. In reverse mentoring , you pair yourself with a younger or less experienced professional to gain insight and knowledge from a fresh perspective. In this relationship, both parties are the mentor and the mentee and need to have a genuine interest in learning from one another.

How to Offer Private Tutoring and Mentorship on LearnDash

LearnDash

This connection can come in various forms: through a private lesson, a learning buddy, or a mentor. You can even customize user permissions to allow qualified members of your community to become mentors themselves. This is a less structured and more organic way of creating a mentorship program, but in a healthy community, it can be just as effective. Well, what if you created a quest for learners who wanted to earn a Community Mentor badge?

Corporate Training Methods to Adopt in 2019

ICDTranslation

In 2019, it will continue playing an important role in providing skills and competencies to employees from various levels in an organization. The corporate training programs should focus on specific employee skills, and cover topics that are essential for the overall company infrastructure. Best methods of corporate training in 2019. We can summarize that there will be five methods of corporate training that will be mostly used in 2019 and beyond. .

Internal Coaching: Why You Need It And How To Perfect It

Dan Keckan

Giants, like Google, are including internal coaching to their employee development programs. Learning Management Systems Coaching And Mentoring Corporate eLearning Best Practices Corporate LearningDiscover all the benefits that are making this approach so popular, and decide whether it’s time your organization joins in. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Nurturing High-Potential to Become Leaders and Future-Proof Your Organization

Infopro Learning

Organizations that do not have a defined leadership development program restrict their employees from expanding a skill set that can help them to live up to their potential. To better understand the nuances of having a leadership program, we got a chance to hear from Kathy Sherwood , who is Vice President of Leadership and Organizational Development at Infopro Learning. While thinking of employees with the highest potential, leaders likely go straight to top performers.

Using Interviews to Build Your Online Course Business

LearnDash

For example, if your course is on how to achieve 80 rpm in long-distance biking, you can interview regional and local athletes to learn more about their training programs. In return, you create solid relationships with knowledgeable mentors and build your customer base. Interviewing experts in your online course subject is a great way to gain a following, and sell more products.

Free L&D webinars for November 2019

Limestone Learning

Friday, November 1, 2019, 8AM – 9AM PT: Copyright: Guard Your Goldmine – Protecting What You Create The original works you create — your intellectual property — are your goldmine. Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: Address the Skills Gap Challenge with Micro-Credentialing Micro-credentialing is a great way to track upskilling and certification for learners within organizations. Create a training program and team that offers a white glove, learner-centric experience.

3 Shocking Facts About Knowledge Retention

Docebo

In fact, making the move to digital learning is one of the first steps to take when overhauling your learning programs. This phenomenon, known scientifically as Ebbinghaus’ Forgetting Curve , highlights the fact that formal, one-off learning sessions, such as a one-day employee orientation programs aren’t good enough. Use the right learning technology to improve your learning programs and increase employee knowledge retention.

14 Best Ways for Employers to Develop Their Employees

Your Training Edge

They range from training seminars launched via employee training software to organizing mentoring programs. Keep An Eye Out for Business Programs at Colleges. There are many community colleges and universities offering various business programs in afternoons and evenings. Make sure you implement a tracking and feedback system to learn which program is the most beneficial for your organization. Launch Formal Mentoring Programs.

Millennial Leadership Development: Building the Business Case & Getting Started

Absorb LMS

Once these baselines are established, learning professionals can enhance the company’s approach to training this generation by implementing or improving mentorship programs, focusing more on improving younger employees’ soft skills and emotional intelligence, and designing stretch assignments to challenge and push them to greater heights. Millennials now make up the largest cohort in the workplace, according to Pew Research.

Positive work environment and how it influences your work results

Your Training Edge

Onboarding and mentoring for new members of the team. Wellness programs to encourage healthy lifestyles and productivity. A positive work environment has become a genuine mantra of the 21 st -century business world, but not too many organizations know how to establish and nurture it. Although senior managers and CEOs often talk about creating a comfortable work environment, studies show that only 15% of employees worldwide are engaged in their jobs.