6 Alternative Ways To Demonstrate ROI From Your eLearning

eLearning Industry

How can you report on the ROI of your eLearning programs when it’s not as simple as an in-out financial calculation? Here are 6 alternative ways to approach this common challenge. Corporate eLearning Corporate eLearning Best Practices eLearning Budget eLearning Cost eLearning ROIWell, it’s important to take a step back and consider what’s most valuable to your organization. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Talking eLearning ROI

Web Courseworks

Talking eLearning ROI shouldn’t be an intimidating process. If you want to sell eLearning ROI for your grand vision, you need to support your pitch with sensible projections and multi-year estimates to put the financial decision makers at ease. This downloadable interactive eLearning ROI Excel worksheet for associations from Knowledge Direct (a competitor of ours) is a place to start when developing your multi-year projections.

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LearnDash Alternative

Academy of Mine

Are you looking for a LearnDash alternative? If you’re currently running your WordPress site using an LMS plugin like Learndash, but are interested in maximizing your ROI by using an all-in-one platform like Academy of Mine, then we’d be more than happy to discuss and even help you migrate over to our platform – simply send us an email at info@academyofmine.com , or use our contact form.

Alternative to the Kirkpatrick Model of Training Evaluation


However, there are other methods that one could use as an alternative (or perhaps even in conjunction with) the Kirkpatrick model. ROI is one metric used to determine the overall success. If you have been in the elearning (or training) industry for any amount of time, then you are most likely aware of the Kirkpatrick model of learning evaluation. For many of us in this industry, it is the go-to methodology for gathering training related metrics and reporting on training success.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

are switching between devices, alternating between. ROI Institute’s 10-step results model suggest, is to fully. 12 Ways to Get the Most. Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect.

Measurement & ROI for Social & Network Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Measurement & ROI for Social & Network Learning. Compare to other alternatives (formal/informal learning). Ace–500% ROI in 6 months in increased sales from connecting dealers to share expertise. What is the ROI of email? Some technology is powerful enough that it will be used even if there isn’t a clear ROI. Tags: Informal Learning Learning Communities learning learntrends ROI social learning social networks

Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?


In this article, we explore Elucidat as an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate – to help you decide if it’s time to make the move to cloud-based authoring. Over time, such factors can often cause a landslide of issues, resulting in a loss of productivity, poor ROI and an increase in stress. Why would you want an alternative to Storyline and Captivate? How is Elucidat a good alternative to Storyline and Captivate?

Alternative Views of Blog Content

Tony Karrer

But it concerns me that Ken may be giving up on our mutual quest to figure out alternative views of blog content. Sue Waters responded previously: Most of the time they are a lot of work for minimal return so you really do need to consider whether the time spent is good R.O.I. In terms of the ROI of spending time making other views, I have a slight advantage in that I can get automated views of my blog via eLearning Learning and have it do interesting things.

How to calculate eLearning ROI


Companies that believe in the value of training now have another question to ask: what’s the Return on Investment (ROI) of eLearning when compared to traditional forms? But it can take time for eLearning to deliver ROI. As soon as the LMS is used to displace traditional training, eLearning will start to generate ROI. A worked example of eLearning ROI. Let’s illustrate eLearning ROI by looking at a typical example of how traditional training compares to eLearning.

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5 Tips To Maximize ROI Of Your LMS


As I keep meeting many of my prospects, I always confront a very common question, “Can you help us to understand how we can maximize the Return on Investment (ROI) of our LMS?”. The question indirectly extends to how can we calculate the ROI of an LMS and highlight the positive outcomes of it. Practically, there is no direct method to calculate the exact return on investment of an LMS, but by following certain generic principles; one can surely maximize the ROI.

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How to demonstrate elearning ROI in the most relevant way


Are you measuring ROI of your elearning? In this post, we share new ways to think about ROI as part of a people-centered approach to elearning, and suggest six techniques you can use to prove the value of elearning to your organization. Why bother measuring the ROI of elearning? Modern authoring tools , in-depth learner analytics and even sophisticated xAPI integrations mean that an ROI calculation that measures human engagement is achievable.

Clear Expectations Improve Measurable ROI for L&D

Actio Learning

Establishing clear expectations makes calculating ROI much easier in a few ways. We’ve come up with these steps to establish clear expectations that lead to measurable ROI for L&D. They are the conduit to expectations, important and relevant data, and ROI calculations. However, finding out early with time to remedy the situation is often far better than the alternative. While there are a number of simple ROI calculations available, follow the stakeholders lead.

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The Phillips ROI MethodologyTM – Measuring Data at All Levels – Part 5

CommLab India

In the fourth part of the series, we saw how the Phillips ROI Methodology TM suggests that measurements be taken at every level. Employees’ wages against time saved to do a job is an example of an alternative way some organizations convert data into monetary terms. Level 5: ROI. Methods to measure: Several ROI calculating tools are available. This blog is the 5 th part of the Kirkpatrick series that I have been writing about over the last few weeks.

Cloudy with a chance of budget approval

CLO Magazine

An ROI forecast will show the monetary value of the proposed program compared with the proposed cost of the project. ROI forecasting is a critical tool for learning professionals, as program sponsors need evidence that the program will be successful before they are willing to invest in it.

Training vs. Student Loan Repayment. Where’s the Greater ROI?

CLO Magazine

Is there an alternative route to keeping and attracting engineering or tech talent burdened with student loans? You want to keep your employees happy. If you don’t, they leave, and they take their knowledge and experience to another employer, probably a competitor. So, how do you get them to stay? Some companies offer student loan repayment assistance. Many recent college grads may jump at the chance to have their student loans paid back.

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Let's Get Real About Corporate Learning Evaluation

eLearning Industry

It clarifies misconceptions about learning measurement and suggests an alternate path forward. Corporate eLearning eLearning ROI Measure Training Training EvaluationThis article builds on perspectives outlined by Dr. Will Thalheimer of Work-Learning Research in a blog post titled, "Evaluating Learning for Your Business Stakeholders - Warning!!". This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

What Do I Need in an LMS? I’m Looking to Market and Sell eLearning.

Association eLearning

Remember, there’s no reason to have to use old timey swearing alternatives, when choosing an LMS. Let’s say you’re an association. You want to start delivering online courses for certification and credentialing for your members. You’ve heard this increases memberships and brings in non-dues revenue. Now, how do you get started? You know you need to convert your ILT to an online format. You know you need an LMS.

Valuing Your Association’s eLearning: Tips for Pricing Membership Education

Association eLearning

If there are few alternatives for the course you’re offering, your association has an advantage and can generally charge a higher premium for the content. However, if there are many free or lower cost alternatives to the course you’re offering, the value will be greatly diminished. You’re getting ready to launch a brand new online course or webinar series for your members and there’s just one last thing to do – decide how much you will charge for it. Should you charge at all?

This Learning ‘Project’ Is Not that Serious

CLO Magazine

Most of us have argued against one-and-done learning events with little or no follow-up, reinforcement or long-term ROI. In addition to agile-style project management, here are four alternatives that lend themselves to work management that is more permanent, recurring, day-to-day, natively ad hoc, or that benefits from new processes, roles, organizational structures or tools. Homepage Top Story - Left Column Performance Management project management ROI

Open source in corporate learning – The need to take it seriously.

Learning Cafe

It provides an opportunity for the learning function to explore ways to reduce costs of delivery and improve ROI, as the mindset, as the organisation and stakeholders are more amenable to taking risks and accept changes. There is a whole range of open source applications that you can use including browsers e.g. Firefox (link) and alternates to Microsoft Office such as OpenOffice. Blended & Learning Tech Effective Learning Open source ROI

The Three Levers of a Successful CLO

Infopro Learning

With the increased ability to link learning back to the bottom-line, organizations are realizing that the ROI of training programs is on-par with, and often even higher than, traditional investments, such as new technology, plant upgrades, and other more “tangible” investments. These CLOs are concerned because if they cannot connect learning outcomes to business results, they cannot prove their investment in training has resulted in a positive ROI. L&D Takes Center Stage.

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Advantages of Custom e-learning Solutions for an Organization


If you’re looking for customizable, scalable, specific training content, the better alternative is custom e-learning solutions. Custom e-learning increases ROI. When you search the term “e-learning” on the web, you’ll find endless results, many of which are trying to sell ready-made courses. These courses can be bought as is, plugged it into your LMS, and deployed immediately. Such courses are often attractively priced and easy to integrate.

Events in Crisis? 6 Key Recommendations on What to Do Now & What to Do Next 

Blue Sky eLearn

Contact your venue and vendors for options on alternative dates. . Think of High-Impact, High-ROI Options . Events in Crisis? 6 Key Recommendations on What to Do Now & What to Do Next .

My Encounter with the Galactic Minds: Feynman TEDX Caltech and Stephen Hawkings

Vignettes Learning

If we will only allow that, as we progress, we remain unsure, we will leave opportunities for alternatives. storytelling elearning instructional isd addie web videos eLearning e-learning Training ROI Social Networking Performance ManagementThis week is very exciting for me. I will be attending Caltech's TEDx event on January 14, 2011 "Feynman's Vision: The Next 50 Years". I am also attending a Caltech lecture by Stephen Hawking.

Value of Investment (VOI) vs. Return on Investment

Kapp Notes

Perhaps the constant effort to find the ROI of higher education or even training programs is mis-placed, should we be asking ourselves if an alternative exists? As the competitive landscape of higher education shifts and the training industry changes, using a measurement like Return On Investment (ROI) as the only guide for evaluating information technology investments like an LMS or an audience response system is a mistake.

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eLearning is not the answer

Jay Cross

Poorly implemented eLearning is a more expensive alternative to doing nothing at all, and often the results would be the same. Business learning ROI Informal Learning Web 2.0eLearning is not a big cost-cutter. Corporations are flocking to eLearning for all the wrong reasons. It’s cheaper: no travel, no facilities cost, no instructor salaries. This sort of fanciful thinking tripped up eLearning ten years ago.

eLearning is not the answer

Jay Cross

Poorly implemented eLearning is a more expensive alternative to doing nothing at all, and often the results would be the same. Business learning ROI Informal Learning Web 2.0eLearning is not a big cost-cutter. Corporations are flocking to eLearning for all the wrong reasons. It’s cheaper: no travel, no facilities cost, no instructor salaries. This sort of fanciful thinking tripped up eLearning ten years ago.

Measuring The Effectiveness of Your Blended Learning Program

Obsidian Learning

Calculating Return On Investment (ROI). Return On Investment (ROI) is a performance measure that calculates the relationship between the benefits of a program and its costs [Benefit-Cost Ratio (BCR)]. An alternative, and equally useful, formula calculates ROI as a percentage return on the costs. The formula to calculate ROI in this way is: ROI (%) = Benefit − Cost × 100 Cost. How do you know if blended learning is working in your organization?

Arming Your Sales Force with Content and Tools

dVinci Interactive

ROI Calculators – Calculators demonstrate how your solution can pay for itself. Competitive Data – Data helps answer customer questions about competitive alternatives. Today’s customers expect a sales consultant who recognizes their needs and wants, provides a range of solutions, and guides them through the selection and purchasing process.

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Five Varying Learner Profiles in E-Learning


Educators and Learning enthusiasts understand that the business of coming to know our students as learners should be undertaken seriously to attain the ROI of e-learning. Alternatively, the performance points a learner gathers through assessments during or at the end of the course can also be linked into the organizational appraisal system to further motivate learner.

SaaS LMS vs. hosted LMS: Why the SaaS LMS rules e-learning


The hosted LMS is an alternative to SaaS learning management systems. If proving ROI in order to build a business case is your roadblock, there’s good news for you. A SaaS LMS, like most of your data these days, lives in the cloud. .

Building Responsive Performance-Oriented Solutions


On the business front, as well, organizations are skeptical to pull employees out of their jobs for training unless they see a direct ROI, which is easier said than done. Instead alternative modalities for application can be used such as: ? Surveys reveal that 93% of organizations want to integrate learning and work. 95% want to respond faster to the speed of business.

Developing Immersive Technical Training

Origin Fractal LXP

High ROI: while implementing AR is an expensive proposition, the yields in terms of immediate learning and transfer to performance is exponentially higher than traditional learning with a positive impact on the bottom line.

Benefits and Potential Drawbacks of External eLearning

Your Training Edge

And although you may see some return on investment versus your cost, what happens when the ROI begins to level off? Alternatively, what if your external courses are simply the ones that cannot be priced in terms of ROI unless something goes wrong, like a regulator citation? Licensing external eLearning content can provide you and your organization with definite benefits, along with some potential drawbacks.

Between the Happy Sheets

Your Training Edge

Was the use of multi-media effective in providing alternative knowledge retention paths for the students? Related Posts: Corporate Training Programs Constraints 3 Reasons You Need to Reinvent Your Corporate… How Social Media is Effective for E-Learning Measuring Success (ROI) of a Training MOOC, Part 1 3 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Multisensory… (Visited 244 times, 3 visits today). I thought the title might catch a few extra glances.