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Learning & Development: How To Do It Right (2020 Update)

Docebo

By reflecting on Learning and Development (L&D) as a whole and the strategies we know don’t work, we can rewrite our approach to talent management. Playbook: Just Do It (Right). Usually learning and development will encompass the following: onboarding , professional development, leadership development, upskilling, reskilling , skill gap training, elearning, etc. Playbook: Just Do It (Right). And how do I consume that piece of content?

Future Proof Your Business by Upskilling and Reskilling Your Workforce

Docebo

Whether its market disruptions, new business objectives, or employee demands, staying agile in these moments will set you up for success. When you are aware of employees’ skills, identifying skills gaps in the workforce that need closing, and are continuously working on closing them, you set your organization up for prosperity. We all know the cost of hiring new talent, and the cost of losing great talent.

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How Blending Lean, Agile, and Design Thinking Will Transform Your Team

General Assembly

Building a stronger workflow for developers, designers, and product managers leads to better cross-team collaboration — and better products. The following is an adapted excerpt from Lean vs. Agile vs. Design Thinking by designer, team leader, and business coach Jeff Gothelf. During our conversation, my client said to me, “Our tech teams are learning Agile. Our product teams are learning Lean , and our design teams are learning Design Thinking.

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S/4HANA – 10 Things To Do in Phase Zero

Abreon

S / 4HANA – 10 Things To Do in Phase Zero. Once your organization decides to go to SAP S / 4HANA and your implementation team has established a plan and schedule, most people wait for the first phase of the implementation plan to launch before doing anything. To help you prepare, here are 10 things you should do in SAP S / 4HANA Phase Zero: 1. Get Agile. Agile also avoids having to restart and re-educate once your plan is in motion. Train Your Team.

The 7 Trends Reshaping Talent Development

CLO Magazine

Today’s talent development teams face a tough reality. Tried and true ways of doing business are being rapidly upended by new technologies, new competitors and sky-high customer expectations. To respond and thrive, organizations need digitally savvy, future-fluent leaders who are agile, strategic, data-driven and resilient. What you can do: Proactively identify the competencies first-time leaders need to succeed in your company and your market sector.

How to Win the War for Talent with Competencies

Avilar

In this tight labor market, consider whether some of your difficult-to-hire positions could be filled with contractors who can complete high-impact project work or contribute to your team on a part-time basis. We know that learning and development is a big part of the employee experience for workers of all ages and experience levels. Younger workers, especially, are eager to know what’s needed to move into a desired position.

How to revamp your sales training and close more business

Docebo

Sales training is the key to success for companies across the globe, and for good reason – your sales teams are on the front lines every day, competing for business against your rivals. In short, your sales team has to always be learning to “always be closing” Making sure your sales team is coming to the table prepared and knowledgeable isn’t just a nice to have anymore. So, how do you do this, you ask?

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Time for a New Look at Learning: Or What I Learned from Reading “Informal Learning at Work”

Pract.us

Your team learns informally all the time. In Matthews’ words, “Much of the learning we do on a daily basis is not something we think of or label as learning. If you can harness this informal learning, you can create what Matthews describes as an “agile learning organization.”. Agile learning organizations: Align learning goals and activities with business goals. Combine traditional classes with mentoring, coaching, and follow-up activities. Informal coaching.

How to Build a Simple Digital Learning Strategy that Works

Litmos

Or do you? The truth is that executing in such an overly simple way will not be the most impactful thing to do. Knowing your organisation’s context and priorities should help drive the right approach to become an agent of value, as well as a cost efficiency driver. If you don’t know which projects in your organisation are the game changers, then you won’t know where learning can potentially have the most impact. Get into an AGILE way of thinking.

Social Learning & The Benefits of Employee Generated Content [Customer Story]

Docebo

This allowed the corporate L&D team to transform from trainers to learning organization enablers. Over the past year, I always get the same two questions: How do you motivate employees to embrace social learning and share their knowledge? In short: our numbers clearly show that employees do create a lot of training materials (>200 courses in the past 12 months) and the employee satisfaction on corporate learning content has risen by 10%.

Free L&D webinars for October 2020

Limestone Learning

PT: Six Simple Elearning Success Strategies As instructional designers, we know the difference between presenting information and providing learning experiences. Happily, what you really need to do can be boiled down to a small number of sure-fire approaches that are guaranteed to work.

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5 Best Practices for Using Competitive Intelligence in Sales Enablement

Sales Hacker

Enabling sales teams — whether through a formal sales enablement function, channel, or informal process — is critical to any business. A formal sales enablement function ensures that your teams have the tools and insights they need to be successful in the field. These numbers are validated by a common complaint from sales teams, namely that they feel like they’re on an island and have to figure things out on their own. Don’t try to do everything at once.

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4 BIG business problems you can solve with adaptive learning

Axonify

Agility is a requirement. As companies grow and roles become more complex, how do we enable our people to be the differentiators we need without radically increasing our training budgets? But you can’t do that in an organization with 30,000 employees and only 30 people in the learning and development department. You’ve put every employee through training for everything they need to know. These employees then forget what they learned, as people are prone to do.

Free L&D webinars for November 2020

Limestone Learning

This is always a great time of year to stay inside, and we’ve had plenty of encouragement this year to do just that. What a great time to catch up on work and even do a bit of professional development. It gives your team bite-sized, just-in-time training modules when they need it most.

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3 Employee-Centric Best Practices

CLO Magazine

The ever-evolving needs of customers, market changes and leadership demands pose constant challenges for chief learning officers looking to keep large-scale workforces agile, relevant and productive. Before determining business goals, ask yourself: What do employees need to learn to have the most impact? The challenge is how to identify knowledge and skills gaps to know where to start when crafting a personalized learning journey that is relevant and timely.

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What would happen if there were no L&D department?

Jane Hart

There were quite a few who thought that organisations couldn’t do without a Training/L&D department. contribute to enabling agility and competitiveness. “Without the L&D department, a team is still needed to help make tacit knowledge explicit & available for the entire organization. Without L&D, a team is still needed to create/curate resources to interest & guide people to learn more, just in time & better.

How L&D Can Deliver Real Strategic Impact to the Organization

Enyota Learning

In the drive to become more technologically-adept, learning and development teams need to drive a change in what the organization learns and how it learns. This means they must be agile and willing to pivot—find tactical as well as strategic ways quickly. Learning and development departments can help build the engine for this agility. They can drive constant coaching and mentoring. They want to know if something is working or not.

Employee Training and Development during TOUGH Times

Ideaon

Its purpose is to identify gaps in employee knowledge, then use education to amplify skill sets. The ultimate goal of any company’s training and development program is to improve business by closing the gaps in knowledge using learning solutions. An example of employee training in a company that’s looking to boost performance within the Human Resources department is an HR training session that coaches the team on how to effectively use a new onboarding feature.

Developing the next generation of physician leaders

CLO Magazine

In his article “What Leaders Really Do,” John P. A leader is an individual who leads or guides other individuals, teams or entire organizations into the future, according to Kotter. Although there are many different leadership theories and styles, they all have one thing in common — influencing team members to accomplish a common task or an organizational goal. Each style has a unique impact on culture and results for an individual team or an entire organization.

L&D needs New Skills

ID Reflections

In typical organizations with a hierarchical structure, employees are still expected to do as told. These individuals are most often attracted to organizations where they are given the autonomy to do their work the way they feel best. Add to that a bit of a cultural sauce, and we have employees waiting to be told what to do, how to do it, and relinquishing control over their professional development. Being learning agile is the only way to move forward.

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The big digital learning trends for 2019, according to the experts

Elucidat

We reached out to 15 industry experts ranging from experienced in-house learning managers, established solutions providers and consultants, presenters, authors and thought-leaders, with two key questions: What digital learning trends do you think we’ll see rise in 2019? So please do so, L&D! Read more on how to do microlearning well – going beyond a mass of meaningless content. ” Hopes: A culture where everyone knows how to learn, and can go do it.

Diamonds in the Rough

CLO Magazine

This low percentage represents a huge gap in an area where organizations are spending so much money and focusing so much energy. We all know there is a huge difference between learning how to do something via examples and explanations versus putting that skill to work against a real opportunity or challenge. For example, one of these leadership development support offerings uses in-water survival exercises to help build and enhance leadership skills and team dynamics.

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Employee Training and Development during Tough Times

Ideaon

Its purpose is to identify gaps in employee knowledge, then use education to amplify skill sets. The ultimate goal of any company’s training and development program is to improve business by closing the gaps in knowledge using learning solutions. An example of employee training in a company that’s looking to boost performance within the Human Resources department is an HR training session that coaches the team on how to effectively use a new onboarding feature.

Free learning & development webinars for June 2020

Limestone Learning

Organizations are rapidly exploring new ways to get these frontline employees the support they need to do their best work, but traditional training isn’t an option. Instead, L&D teams are shifting their mindsets and rethinking their approaches to workplace training so they can focus on what matters to their employees, customers and communities. Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 10:30AM – 11:30AM PT: Virtual Facilitation - What to Do and How? Leverage the power of coaching.

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Beyond Skills: The Rise of the Capability Academy

NovoEd

Bersin’s insight from interviews with industry leaders is that technical skills are not the biggest gaps for corporate learning and that much broader issues are at play. To address the gap, modern organizations are investing in new capability academies, places to go to learn, share, and build expertise together. Every car manufacturer now knows the principles of lean manufacturing. Is a good coach 2. Empowers team and does not micromanage 3.

Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

Over her career, she’s successfully produced events, created/delivered presentations to groups of 2 to 2000, managed people and projects (local to enterprise), designed/produced and facilitated learning (digital, virtual, live), led a Human Resources department, and coached students, professionals, and entrepreneurs. In this session, you’ll learn about how coaching can help individuals, teams, and enterprises build resiliency to avoid or alleviate burnout.

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Free L&D webinars for October 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: How to Deliver a Coaching Training Program Managers Love! Coaching is much like a foreign language and requires practice and application; therefore, this webcast will teach very specific methodology of how to not only train managers but what support requirements are needed to help them transition from management to management coaching. How do you cut through the clutter to determine what’s truly effective?

5 Actionable Continuous Learning Tips from the Experts

Edume

What can you do to make sure your continuous learning is a cut above the rest? Make use of peer-to-peer “There is a much-underused resource companies can leverage to complete their transition toward a continuous learning culture: peer coaching. How do you capitalise on this existing momentum and formalise peer-to-peer ? An easy way to identify them is to simply ask, rather than make learning an assumption-based stab in the dark at what people might need to know.

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Unconnected employees hurt your business when they fail to see the big picture, don’t know how to uncork bureaucratic bottlenecks, and don’t contribute to enterprise-wide results. Monday, June 4, 2018, 1:30PM – 2:30PM PT: Facilitation Agility: Off the Rails but Still on Track (Free for IPL members) Planning and delivering effective learning events requires not only skills in adult education, curriculum design and training, but also the ability to adjust to changing conditions.

Soft is the New Strong

CLO Magazine

This cultural breakdown led Schramm to work with the executive team on a culture change project that introduced soft skills training on leadership, communication, collaboration and problem-solving along with the financial and operational changes he’d been brought in to implement. 1 objective for their organizations and that coaching, leadership communication and team collaboration are specific leadership skills in greatest demand.

The Evolution of Leadership Skills: Don’t Become Extinct

CLO Magazine

As the world becomes flatter through technological advances and agile processes, the traditional hierarchical structure for running a business is becoming an outdated method for achieving business success. Today’s successful organizations are developing and emphasizing the importance of leadership at every level of the organization where highly cross-functional teams effectively collaborate with efficiency and measured results.

The 5 Investments Your Company Should Prioritize

KnowledgeAnywhere

By unifying communications within your IT environment, your business becomes more agile, increases productivity, and expands your storage capacity as it grows. Other than spending financial resources on your IT systems, investing in your IT personnel can also do wonders and enable you to create a more engaged workforce. In most cases, businesses that do not have a digital marketing strategy in place could find it challenging to stay in touch with seasonal trends.

Free learning & development webinars for September 2020

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 12PM – 1PM PT: Successful Implementation of Virtual Management Training How do you ensure installation of learning for your front-line leaders and management team? People are aware of it and know they need to do something about it, but they don’t.

The Top Four Trends Disrupting the Workforce in 2017 (Part 2)

Degreed

It’s important to consider and embrace what’s happening in the marketplace, and organizations that do will see there is a big opportunity to elevate both their talent and L&D’s reputation to one that drives key business performance. Since things are changing faster than ever before, businesses must stay agile. They stopped doing a lot of the traditional learning that they had done in the past including multi-day programs geared just for leaders or top talent.

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Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Using Simulations to Bridge the Gap Between Intention and Action (Free for ATD members) A well-executed business simulation is designed to create aha moments, where knowledge and understanding translate to a change in behaviour. Arguably, these resources can teach us the skills we need to improve the way we operate and the way companies do business. In this respect, there is often a “knowing-doinggap to be filled.