9 Reasons Why Custom eLearning Solutions Are Better Than Off-the-Shelf Courses

Hurix Digital

Search the Internet and you will find more than 500 results for companies selling off-the-shelf eLearning courses with the sales pitch: buy our pre-packaged courses, plug them into your LMS, and benefit from the training.

5 Steps to Conduct a Training Needs Analysis

eLearningMind

What did you do the last time you needed to travel to a new address? We take having maps and navigation in our pockets at all times and most of the time, we don’t think much about punching in a destination and seeing our path miraculously appear, turn by turn.

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How to Offer CPE Credits & Compliance Training Online (2020 Guide)

learnWorlds

Professionals all across the globe are constantly trying to keep up with an ever-expanding skill set required to be able to do their job effectively. Similarly, businesses and organizations are training and re-training their staff in order to remain competitive and productive.

How to Conduct an E-Learning and Training Needs Analysis

Capytech

How to Conduct an E-Learning and Training Needs Analysis. A training needs analysis helps identify the training your team needs to meet the objectives of the business. The goals you set should be clearly defined. e-learning

Things You Must Consider Before Selecting an eLearning Company

Hurix Digital

As the world goes digital, enterprises and educational institutions are increasingly taking the eLearning route to fulfil their learning and training objectives. While setting up enterprise eLearning, rather than just taking the plunge, it is important to first define the objectives and key metrics that can help you measure tangible outcomes and allocate budget and resources to ensure smooth set-up and implementation. Conduct Needs Analysis.

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. What can we do?

Affordable Care Act: Training for Compliance

Bottom-Line Performance

In a recent post, we talked about compliance training … and the importance of making it memorable. We showed case studies of various approaches to compliance training for topics like avoiding bloodborne pathogens , evacuating a building and washing hands properly. The facts involved in these procedures could be communicated in a bulleted list, yes… but would people actually remember them? The Challenge of Standardization.

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. What can we do?

How to Perform a Training Needs Analysis

LearnUpon

Deciding what learning to provide to the employees within your organization is a tricky task. As a training provider, you want to ensure you’re offering courses that have the most value for your organization overall. Enter training needs analysis, a process that lends you a hand when you’re establishing your training strategy. Used mostly for employee training (it works for customer , partner and other education too). Fill training gaps.

Tips And Examples To Create Highly Engaging Online Compliance Training

Adobe Captivate

Online compliance training tends to be boring but this need not be the case. In this article, I share tips and examples on how you can increase the learner engagement quotient of your online compliance training. How To Create Highly Engaging Online Compliance Training. As we know, compliance training is carried out by organizations to ensure conformance to rules and guidelines enforced by governments and/or regulators.

What Is a Training Needs Analysis and How Are They Beneficial?

Capytech

What Is a Training Needs Analysis and How Are They Beneficial? Do you conduct regular training needs analysis in your organisation? If not, it’s something you should do as it will improve training in your business. Instead, it’s about spending a short amount of time to get a full understanding of your company’s needs in relation to training. What is a Training Needs Analysis? Prioritises Your Training Focus. e-learning

Strategies You Can Follow Today to Successfully Deploy Your Online Training

Your Training Edge

Migrating your traditional training methods to the online world can be challenging. You may be overwhelmed by questions such as which LMS software to use, how to diversify learning materials, and whether you should offer personalized training paths. These are just some of the questions that might keep you from pursuing what you think is right for your company. Align Training Goals with Online Training Software.

Podcast 13: High-Stakes Compliance Training Trends – With Bill Mastin of NetDimensions

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 13 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. EPISODE 13 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Compliance seems to be one of the most underrated topics in professional learning circles. Are technology vendors responding with better compliance training solutions? Do you do that?

Corporate Onboarding Programs: What You Need to Know

Roundtable Learning

Whether your organization conducts virtual onboarding or sticks to in-person onboarding, the goal is to prepare new hires to succeed in their roles. That’s easier said than done, especially considering the number of elements that impact employee success. Compliance. eLearning.

How to make mandatory training relevant

Making Change

“How can we make mandatory training more than a tick box exercise?”. That’s the top topic voted by blog readers , so here’s my take. 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. Help the client by asking questions, such as: What problems are you seeing? Do the analysis.

10 Years Of The iPhone And L&D Has Some Learning To Do

looop

It’s unlikely to have escaped your attention over the last week that it’s 10 years since the iPhone was first unveiled. This is significant whether it’s your smartphone of choice or not, as it has provided the blueprint for subsequent handsets, tablets and phablets ever since. Fast Company: How The iPhone Helped Convince Us We Need The Web All The Time, Every Day . The Link Between The iPhone and Learning Technologies.

Digital L&D pt 1: Beyond e-Learning

looop

I’ve been in Learning & Development since the popularisation of e-learning in the late-1990s. Back then, I was at LloydsTSB and e-learning was still called CBT (Computer-based Training). I moved to NatWest at the turn of the century and discovered that e-learning could be ordered and arrive through the post on discs! But I – and everybody I worked with – found the e-learning (yes, all of it) tedious and patronising.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

eLearning is full of specialist terms and acronyms that aren’t always clearly defined. From API to xAPI, the words we use everyday can be complex and confusing. Even if you’ve been working in eLearning for years, you can still be stumped by a three letter acronym of uncertain meaning. We trawled through our archives to bring you the first part of our ultimate A-Z guide on everything online learning. Active learning was popularized by Bonwell and Eison.

4 Key Benefits of Custom eLearning Solutions

Obsidian Learning

and a red detail on the inside of the cuffs. I like that flash of red to show when the sleeves are rolled up. The fit is impeccable, and it would be fair to say that it’s my favorite shirt. So what does my laundry have to do with custom eLearning? The Big Questions. The benefits are clear: It fits me like a glove, it looks and feels exactly the way I want, it is made of the fabric I selected, and it has the specific embellishments I want.

BIANCA BAUMANN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT BIANCA BAUMANN: Bianca Baumann is a Senior Learning Strategist and Director, Learning Experience at GP Strategies , Global Innovation, Research & Development. THE INTERVIEW: 1. You are considered a thought leader at the intersection of marketing and L&D.

6 Tips to Make Mandatory Compliance Training a Better Learning Experience

CourseArc

While most professionals will embrace training that enhances their expertise or provides them with new skills, there’s an exception to that rule: mandatory compliance training. ” (But if you work in compliance, don’t take that personally; it turns out some of us are wired that way from childhood.). Framing anything as an obligation may start things off on the wrong foot with your audience before their training even begins.

Escape from Compliance Training Jail - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. Escape from Compliance Training Jail. Every two years I take my car in and have the emissions tested. The goal of the test is to certify that my car meets specific emissions standards. If the car passes, I am certified and I can move on. However, if it doesn’t pass, then my car has to go under a different series of tests (and perhaps repairs) to get up to the appropriate standard and certified.

8 Unexpected Uses Of Compliance Online Training Infographics

eFront

In fact, your employees can use these attention-grabbing online training aids to improve their work performance and stay in compliance. Here are 8 unexpected ways to use infographics in your compliance online training program. For example, they are in the middle of a task and forget which safety gear they need, or how to complete the sales process in accordance with company policy. Compliance Violation Stat Sheets.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

The 2015 “Best of Elearning!” awards honor best-in-class solutions across the learning and technology marketplace. Celebrating their 11th year, the awards received more nominations for more brands in more categories than ever. Best of Elearning! awards are the industry’s exclusive users’-choice awards. Given the number of nominations, to make the list in 2015 is quite an honor,” says Catherine Upton, Elearning! Elearning!

Best Learning Management System to Meet Training Needs

G-Cube

Deploying the Best Learning Management System to Meet Pertinent Training Needs. Corporate LMSs help to upload, track quickly, and deliver online courses for training and development purposes. Modern corporates utilize the best learning management system to provide technology-aided and ROI-aligned solutions. KPI-driven learning, assessment engine, just-in-time learning, skills-gap analysis, and so on.

Flexing Your Tools to Create Maximum-Impact Online Training

Mindflash

When designing and delivering online training programs, we often focus on the tools and the content independently. The management and administration tool of choice is often a Learning Management System (LMS). Take your LMS’s functionality into full consideration to make maximum organizational impact via your learning solutions. What features in the modern LMS support it? Does a formal training best support your learning objectives?

How to Create a Successful New Hire Training Program

KnowledgeCity

New hire training, often called onboarding, can make or break an organization. Beyond the first few days, when the new employee gets settled into their new role and completes the housekeeping tasks such as new hire paperwork, new hire training is essential.

Essential Training KPIs You Should Be Measuring

Litmos

Your leaders are demanding value for the money they invest in training. How do you demonstrate beyond doubt that your online training strategy is providing tangible return on investment? In this article, I’ll highlight the essential online training KPIs you should be measuring. . Essential Online Training KPIs You Should be Measuring. Be realistic and measure the right things accurately and consistently.

9 Tips to develop competency-based online training

Matrix

It’s not how much your corporate learners know, but how they use that newfound knowledge in their real lives. In this article, I’ll share 9 tips to develop competency-based online training for your organization. How to develop effective competency-based online training. Competency-based online training centers on practicality and real-world application. Employees get the opportunity to master one skill, topic, or task before moving onto the next.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 22 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. That was the goal when the DirectEmployers Association (DE) envisioned its new learning portal, DE Academy. KEY TAKEAWAYS: Don’t fast-forward through the analysis phase. Develop a content strategy that honors the difference.

How to build an effective online course

eLearning 24-7

Easy to find information on how to build an effective online course (aka as WBT). Then I did the search. Who is still doing this – I know a few vendors have it, but still – most folks are unaware of all the steps, etc. I am never surprised on the number of people who do not know what this is – every day folks I am referring to, not an instructional designer or e-learning developer. The hierarchy is as follows.

10 Learning Engagement Platforms

Ed App

With employees getting busier and attention spans getting shorter, gone are the days where reading an informative yet lengthy instructional material is made standard for training. By making it short and digestible, knowledge retention is increased and knowledge gaps are reduced.

Analyse This

E-Learning Provocateur

From the instructional designer’s point of view, the term “Analysis&# fulfils the “A&# in the ADDIE Model, which in turn forms the backbone of the Instructional Systems Design (ISD) process. What is analysis? Big Dog & Little Dog provide an excellent Instructional System Design Manual that covers analysis quite comprehensively. However the basics are really straightforward. Compliance report.

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Update Your Outdated Online Training Content TODAY with these tips!

eFront

The sooner you modernize your online training course, the sooner your employees can catch up with compliance and boost their performance. In this article, we’ll highlight 8 tips to bring your outdated online training content up to date without further delay. How To Update Your Outdated Online Training Content. There’s no time like the present. Especially when your online training content has exceeded its shelf life.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

When you need solid advice about learning strategy and technology, which blogs come to mind? Or do you dismiss them because you assume they’re too self-serving? But as an independent analyst, I spend my days investigating which companies excel at driving learning technology forward. And I’m increasingly impressed by the quality of content in some LMS blogs. Instead, they want to add value by helping you stay ahead of the technology curve.

What’s Hot In Learning Technology? Summer Webinar Series

Talented Learning

The Weather Is Heating Up — So Is Learning Technology Thought Leadership. As spring shifts into high gear, most of us are ready for the heat of summer. But are you warming up to all the innovation that is redefining today’s red-hot learning technology market? Do you know what’s sizzling and what’s not — or who’s in and who’s out? Fortunately, at Talented Learning, we make it our business to know.

19 Insider Secrets About Selecting An LMS

Spark Your Interest

There are over 800 different LMS (Learning Management Systems) currently available. Because there isn’t one that meets all the needs of all (or most) course providers. LMS are so different in what they do, and how they do it, that most are only a good fit for a specific set of courses.

LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

If you’ve ever crossed professional paths with me, you know I’m willing to talk learning tech shop with anyone — vendors, buyers and practitioners– anytime, anywhere in the world. Every day I meet new experts and exchange ideas about what’s good, bad and ugly in the world of learning technology. It’s not just because I’m a learning tech fanatic with more than 22 years of LMS/elearning industry experience.

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What’s The Purpose of Learning Management Systems?

Unboxed

or what the purpose and objectives of a learning management system are? You’ve landed on the right article. The LMS market is steadily growing with more companies investing in learning management systems every year. Performing skill gap analysis.

Extended Enterprise Learning Takes Center Stage

Talented Learning

When we founded Talented Learning nearly four years ago, we set out on a mission to map the world of learning management technology. Hundreds of new platforms were flooding the market and as a former long-term LMS sales executive , I knew this landscape was changing fundamentally. Our goal was to help learning technology buyers and sellers understand what this dynamic landscape means for their purchasing decisions and the future of organizational learning, itself.