Do You Know How to Create an Actionable Learning Strategy?

CLO Magazine

Part of the learning leader’s job is to develop organizational learning strategies. For one thing, organizations aren’t reviewing their learning and development strategies very often. The State of Learning and Development 2014: Coming of Age,” a study from Brandon Hall, revealed that less than 18 percent of organizations reviewed or revisited their learning and development strategies at least annually over the past five years and 28.8

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Learning Your Way Out

CLO Magazine

Leadership in the current knowledge era can no longer rely on a single source of expertise; rather, it needs to be a collaborative practice distributed across a range of individuals. At the same time, let’s consider how we might bring this focus on collaboration to a practice-based method of learning. ” The critical change facilitators would make is to introduce novel forms of conversation that can bring out the skills of collaborative learning and dialogue.

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Leadership Development in the Collaborative Era

CLO Magazine

Let’s face it: In the complex and unpredictable conditions facing managers in this era, we cannot rely on a single source of expertise. And it comes with bottom-line benefits — namely, increased quality, innovation, proactivity, resiliency and learning. They may learn the competency lists but may not find them applicable to the real problems back home. But how does the CLO manage this collective learning process? They seek out and learn from others’ views.

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Limestone Learning

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This Is What I Believe About Learning in Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

As globalization increases and communities become more diverse, the competitive advantage of any organization will be its collective knowledge and its expanded expertise. The Purpose of Business is Learning. But none of this is possible without learning. At its core, any high performing organization is about learning; continually using new information to become smarter, better, and more effective. Companies must learn more deeply about their customers and markets.

OpenSesame partners with Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning to increase access to world-class leadership experiences

OpenSesame

OpenSesame’s partnership with Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning enables our customers to put ideas from some of the world’s most successful businesses and thought leaders to work in their own organizations.”. To learn more, visit www.opensesame.com.

What is social learning (and how to adopt it)

Docebo

Social learning can help today’s organizations keep up with the pace at which their business moves. More and more, organizations are turning to social learning to deliver exciting e- learning experiences to their customers, partners, and employees. What is social learning?

Manager's Role in Learning and Performance Improvement

The Performance Improvement Blog

What should be a manager’s role in employee learning? In answering this question, the first thing managers have to understand is that continuous learning is the modus operandi for all high performance organizations. Individual, team, and enterprise performance can’t improve without learning. Learning isn’t in addition to a manager’s job; it IS a manager’s job. An engineer in a prototype department of a manufacturer learns how to operate a 3D printer.

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Learning Trends for 2022: What to watch and why

Learning Pool

The past year has been huge for learning teams as they continue to accelerate and mature their adoption of digitally-enabled learning. Once again, there is a backdrop of uncertainty as we look at the learning trends for the year ahead. Is learning embedded in your workflow?

How to transform your training with Learning Accelerator: a step-by-step example

Elucidat

Utilize a wider range of authors and colleagues with Learning Accelerator. Choose from a suite of templated designs, apply your brand and drop your content into a ready-made structure – all with learning design advice to guide you along the way. What is Learning Accelerator?

The hybrid workforce: More than simply being virtual

CLO Magazine

But what works today won’t necessarily work tomorrow, and those working in the learning and development space should be prepared to continually evolve to meet a range of in-the-moment-of-learning needs. Actions learning leaders can take now.

Staff Development Dilemmas: In-House vs. Outsource

Mindflash

The goal is to determine which components of a successful blended learning program are best in house or outsourced. To keep this current I’ve used the official 2015 Learning and Development Annual Survey Report produced by CIPD in order to hand-pick the learning and development practices and methods that are: Most commonly used. In-house: Keeping this process in-house will provide your staff with arguably the most tailored learning experience possible.

Unicorn and Amuzo Ask ‘Learning Games – You Cannot Be Serious!’ at LT15

Unicorn Training

Ever wondered how games could fit into your learning strategy? Unicorn Training are delighted to announce that Mike Hawkyard, MD of Unicorn’s educational games partners, Amuzo, will deliver a seminar on ‘Learning Games - You Cannot Be Serious!’ at Learning Technologies on Wednesday 28 January. Peter Phillips, Unicorn Training CEO, added: “We have always been committed to action learning.

A Complete Guide To Choosing The Best Online Course Platform

ProProfs

It leads them to online learning, which is projected to grow more than $241 billion by 2022. Subject-matter experts are capitalizing on their expertise by creating and selling courses online. This becomes your learning strategy as a potential user of an online course platform.

News: Game On As Unicorn And Amuzo Partner To Take Learning To Next Level

Unicorn Training

Unicorn Training and chart topping game studio Amuzo have entered multiplayer mode to unlock the next level in serious games and learning. Games and gamification are the fastest growth areas in learning and development as firms unlock how game qualities such as problem solving, in-play feedback, rewards, leaderboards and, of course, fun, can bring about effective learning and changes in behaviours and culture.

Staff Development Dilemmas: In-House vs. Outsource

Mindflash

The goal is to determine which components of a successful blended learning program are best in house or outsourced. To keep this current I’ve used the official 2015 Learning and Development Annual Survey Report produced by CIPD in order to hand-pick the learning and development practices and methods that are: Most commonly used. In-house: Keeping this process in-house will provide your staff with arguably the most tailored learning experience possible.

How to Combat the Leadership Crisis

CLO Magazine

In their book “Learning Leadership: The Five Fundamentals of Becoming an Exemplary Leader,” James M. The number of learning activities that involve teamwork and collaboration attest to the fact that learning how to build and manage teams is an important part of leadership. Each level requires a different set of skills than the one before, and development to ensure leaders learn the right skills at each level. No one learning platform or learning style fits all.

The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data

Lambda Solutions

Download The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data and keep it as your eLearning secret weapon! This article is designed to be your A-to-Z guide to learning analytics. You’ll discover: The basic concepts of learning analytics. Level 2: Learning.

10 Benefits of Active Learning

Ed App

Active learning, at its core, allows learners to do more than just sit and listen. It requires them to participate, engage, and collaborate in class to drive deeper learning outcomes. Here, we’ll dive into the several benefits of active learning that make it one of the most preferred learning methods of today. We’ll also provide you with some tips and tricks on how you can apply an active learning framework to your future training initiatives. .

What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

Social learning can help today’s organizations keep up with the pace at which their business moves. More and more, organizations are turning to social learning to deliver exciting e-learning experiences to their employees, customers and partners. Learning is all about the interactions we have across all facets of our lives: we talk to people, we listen to what they’re saying, and then aim to apply or consider the insights that person is bestowing upon us (and vice-versa).

Power Up Your L&D Partnerships

CLO Magazine

In fact, as of March 2016, more than 50 percent of enterprises outsource at least some of their learning and development needs according to the International Data Corporation. With a strong, compatible relationship, an organization can enhance its learning function beyond its own in-house capabilities. The first is from a 2015 survey of 308 members of the Chief Learning Officer Business Intelligence Board’s learning executives.

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E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions

ATD Learning Technologies

At the 2016 ATD TechKnowledge Conference, I hosted a session designed for people just getting started with e-learning. In the first installment of this two-part series, we will look at some basic e-learning terminology and concepts questions that were asked during the session. An LMS is a learning management system used to launch and track e-learning courses. Some LMSs offer advanced features that support performance management and social learning opportunities.

Creating learning experiences that don’t suck

CLO Magazine

says the executive vigorously shaking my hand at the end of a learning engagement. Reflecting on this reaction made me want to share what I have learned about creating powerful learning engagements. After more than 25 years in the learning profession, from new-hire orientation programs to senior team development at Fortune 100 companies, I have captured a lot from observing so many learning programs and initiatives. Commit to the ‘True Few’ Learning Objectives.

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Growing a Model for Leadership

CLO Magazine

From there, the model measures three dimensions: learning agility, leadership competence and self awareness. Learning agility — the ability of a leader to succeed in new situations — is the core of the model and is designed to measure a leader’s adaptability. Leaders are hired based on expertise for the role, key competencies and leadership behaviors and on-boarded with a structured, individualized plan.

Keeping Talent Development Current: A Moving Target

CLO Magazine

What would the impact be on those who rely on you for expertise if you didn’t stay up to date? I’m of the opinion that leadership values are constant laws, but how those get manifested and how we learn and grow changes by the minute. A Learning Organization. I believe the goal is to be a learning organization. Any learning and development goals outside of this are a waste of time. This is a key element in our goal of creating a learning organization.

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The new age of exploration

Clive on Learning

The rise of instruction From the earliest days of computer-assisted learning, way back in the mid 1970s, the dominant teaching strategy has been instruction. So dominant in fact, that those tasked with devising and assembling technology-based learning solutions have been called instructional designers ever since. Many of the most successful e-learning programmes of the past five years have been based on realistic scenarios, rather than abstract theory.

Why You Should Encourage Leaders to Play Games

CLO Magazine

All of these games provide bonding as well as learning opportunities, and most adults play those same games today with their kids — in addition to new technology-based games — for the same purpose. Because the shortage of leaders is a critical factor in organizational growth, and current methods are not effective, learning leaders must innovate to build a leadership pipeline. This is not self-paced e-learning; it’s delivering a classroom-based, high-fidelity business game.

Do you need a fix?

Learning Cafe

The fix I am of course referring to is the good old prefix, more specifically the prefix used to identify types of learning delivery methods. The most notorious being the ‘e’ in e-learning and more recently the ‘m’ in m-learning. The blog It’s time to drop e-learning was first published in TrainingZone in 2007 and debate still rages within the learning community. So does the same apply if you’re a learning professional?

Free L&D webinars for October 2017

Limestone Learning

Join Panopto to learn nine things you may be doing the old way, why they're no longer necessary, and how updating your approach to video learning will enable you to maximize its value. In this webcast, you’ll learn: Three best practices for creating new videos. About the benefits of peer-to-peer video-based learning. And you'll learn how to do it all using nothing but standard PowerPoint and a good story. Microlearning has nothing to do with learning.

How Authentic Is Your Leadership Development?

CLO Magazine

However, contemporary leaders who openly embrace conscious and authentic leadership styles such as Kevin Wilde, chief learning officer at General Mills, Jeff Weiner, CEO at LinkedIn, and Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer at Facebook, are re-envisioning effective principles developed by forerunners such as Bill George, formerly of Medtronic, and Daniel Goleman, father of the emotional intelligence theory. • Assignment of action-oriented developmental activities.

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The new age of exploration

Clive on Learning

The rise of instruction From the earliest days of computer-assisted learning, way back in the mid 1970s, the dominant teaching strategy has been instruction. So dominant in fact, that those tasked with devising and assembling technology-based learning solutions have been called instructional designers ever since. Many of the most successful e-learning programmes of the past five years have been based on realistic scenarios, rather than abstract theory.

Partnering With the C-Suite

CLO Magazine

Successful chief learning officers understand that business longevity is defined by an ability to innovate and adapt. They know that unless organizations can learn faster than the competition — and faster than the rate of change — they are destined to take a back seat in the marketplace. If the investment can be better spent in another area with more impact, then learning should gladly offer up the budget.

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