Are You a Performance Consultant?

Integrated Learnings

We have been placed into a box that can be a real challenge to get out of, especially when it comes to moving into more of a performance consulting type of role. So…what is Performance Consulting, anyway? Here is an illustration to help clarify the concept of performance consulting. This provides an excellent opportunity to consult and partner with those types of clients to look at all of these environmental and motivational factors. By Dean Hawkinson.

The Need for a Needs Analysis

eLearning Brothers

He was the head of his division, which I had recently been assigned to support as a learning consultant, so you can imagine my nerves. instructional design custom solutions custom eLearning development

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CoreAxis Consulting Named to 2021 Leadership Training Watch List

Coreaxis

March 12, 2021 Southborough, MA : CoreAxis Consulting is pleased to announce they have been named to the watch list of Top Leadership Training Companies of 2021 by TrainingIndustry.com.

BOB MOSHER – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

And we use things like rapid workflow analysis, critical skills analysis, learning, and asset analysis. Elearning. BOB MOSHER - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS.

Consulting with executives to turn technology investments into results

Allison Rossett

Blog posting Analysis elearning Informal Learning professional development technologyTechnology is not the answer. Not automatically. But many executives thought it would be so, that it was a matter of selection and investment. Now, many look back on prior enthusiasms for technology-based learning with tales to tell of dashed hopes. With hindsight, they know that nothing is automatic, not even mobile learning, and that success does not come easily.

Consulting with executives to turn technology investments into results

Allison Rossett

Blog posting Analysis elearning Informal Learning professional development technologyTechnology is not the answer. Not automatically. But many executives thought it would be so, that it was a matter of selection and investment. Now, many look back on prior enthusiasms for technology-based learning with tales to tell of dashed hopes. With hindsight, they know that nothing is automatic, not even mobile learning, and that success does not come easily.

Athenasia Consulting Simplifies the Marketing Plan Process

OpenSesame

I’m Laurent Timmermans, Founder and Managing Director of Athenasia Consulting Ltd based in Hong Kong. The second step covers a simple analysis. The focus of this elearning course is on the plan and the structure itself. What I like about elearning is that you can really do something different. My company’s goal is to help entrepreneurs to start and grow their businesses. Writing a Marketing Plan.

4 Ways to Quickly Do a Needs Analysis for Your E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

We’ve all heard about analysis paralysis where we spend a lot of time collecting data and then worry so much about how to interpret it (or building the right course) that we never get anything done. Here are a few ideas to help in the analysis and getting things done at the speed of business. Odds are you don’t need to do a needs analysis for compliance training. Sometimes things missed in the analysis present themselves when used in real life.

Convert Training to Online

Experiencing eLearning

In this post, I explain the analysis process for converting training to online or blended formats. The Performance Analysis Quadrant is one way to determine what kind of problem it is. Determine the format of the course (self-paced elearning, blended, virtual training, etc.). eLearning. Converting training to self-paced elearning cuts the time in half. . That’s 30 hours of content, which converts to 15 hours of self-paced elearning.

Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

Well not quite, but it is pretty dang close to the definition of Management Consulting in Wikipedia: Management consulting refers to both the industry of, and the practice of, helping organizations improve their performance, primarily through the analysis of existing business problems and development of plans for improvement. In this world, you can't really distinguish the mandate of Management Consulting from the mandate of: Enterprise 2.0 Browse eLearning Content

No, I Won’t “Tweak” Your PowerPoint Slides

Experiencing eLearning

Have you ever been asked to “just tweak the PowerPoint slides” and call it elearning? I need some help finishing up an elearning course. I don’t know what your budget is, but I think this course could benefit from some actual analysis and instructional design.”

ID and eLearning Links 12/3/19

Experiencing eLearning

Ger’s Learning Notes #32 – From Classroom Learning to Blended Learning – aNewSpring Ger Driesen’s curated collection of resources on elearning, blended learning, and moving training from classroom to online.

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DR. STELLA LEE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Stella runs a consulting company called Paradox Learning , and is based in Calgary, Canada. STELLA LEE - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS.

ID and eLearning Links 12/22/2020

Experiencing eLearning

Best Laptops for Instructional Designers in 2020 Devlin Peck walks through the important factors for picking a laptop for instructional design and elearning professionals. You can also export the data in CSV for further analysis.

PAINTING BY NUMBERS

Learnnovators

Custom E-Learning E-Learning Learning Consulting Analysis Data Data Science DIKW Pyramid e-learning eLearning Information Knowledge L&D Learning Learning & Development Learning Analytics Learnnovators Ryan Tracey Sean Owen Statistics WisdomThe post PAINTING BY NUMBERS appeared first on Learnnovators.

eLearning too Expensive? A Solution for Every Budget

Bottom-Line Performance

Some companies think the cost of eLearning is ONLY driven by the quality of the images, audio, visual, and complex interactions. The more “fancy” multimedia eLearning has, the more expensive it will be. But while adding multimedia to an eLearning course will increase the cost, this is not the main contributor to eLearning cost. Our role as consultants extends far beyond developing eLearning as quickly and affordably as possible.

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Five Reasons to Apply for eLearning Awards

Web Courseworks

This managing eLearning blog’s mission is to inform managers about emerging topics and to impart advice concerning becoming a better leader and manager. As many of you know, I am a crossover corporate eLearning consultant and vendor. Over the last ten years I have concentrated on association, non-profit and healthcare related eLearning PD and performance improvement platforms. Here, I will hobnob with some of the top innovators in corporate eLearning.

Strategic Partnerships

Coreaxis

That being said, it is tremendously important to differentiate just any partnership from strategic ones, as the latter takes a great deal of additional effort and analysis. The post Strategic Partnerships appeared first on CoreAxis Corporate Training & eLearning.

CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: You are a trustee of the Serious eLearning Manifesto (launched recently by Michael Allen, Clark Quinn, Julie Dirksen, and Will Thalheimer). To what extent do you think this has inspired the making of the Serious eLearning Manifesto? I agree that the recommendations don’t apply just to elearning. Also, elearning continues to be a bit of a fad and therefore becomes the target of both attention and dubious claims.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

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. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning? Analysis.

Making Training Count with a Training Needs Analysis (TNA)

Adobe Captivate

How to Conduct an Effective Training Needs Analysis (TNA). An effective Training Needs Analysis helps to identify real training issues in a systematic way, whilst linking these in a strategic way to the overall company strategy going forward. The fundamentals of a Training Needs Analysis are: First set your context. This is followed by an analysis of the reasons for the performance gap and the types of training interventions that might help to bridge this.

7 Best Practices in Setting Up a Corporate University

Your Training Edge

The first best practice is consistent and constant assessment and analysis. There are many ways to assess needs, from finding out what’s going on that shouldn’t be going on and vice versa to doing job analysis. Plus, you may need to consult with HR to determine if a competency based build out is necessary for succession planning and performance evaluation.

DEEPER ELEARNING DESIGN: PART 2 – PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT

Learnnovators

This is the second post in a series of six that covers Deeper eLearning. It is particularly focused on eLearning, but almost all of what is mentioned also applies to face-to-face or virtual instruction. The point here is that you should work backwards from the final performance to determine the necessary intermediate practice until you get to a level they should be able to initially perform (based upon your audience analysis). Deeper eLearning Design: Part 3 – Concepts.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

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. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning? Analysis.

Describe what you do

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

To do that, I do analysis on the need and the learners and environment and tools/resources, I prepare objectives and a way to test if the objectives have been met, develop a strategy, design resources and practice activities per the strategy and test, and develop the content.”

[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] Do your employees know how to learn?

KnowledgeOne

” Cristol and Muller agree that personal characteristics and circumstances seem to have an impact on the acquisition of informal learning, but according to their analysis, it is the organizational learning culture that weighs the heaviest. ELearning tools, which are most often designed for formal learning, can provide informal learning with a framework that allows it to emerge. The post [IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] Do your employees know how to learn?

The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

THE HAT OF A CONSULTANT. This is perhaps the most frequently donned hat and covers a gamut of skills including needs analysis, solution designing, influencing, facilitating, and negotiating. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Community Management is an evolving role and organizations are beginning to see the need for this role.

When You May Not Need a Training Program

Bottom-Line Performance

When the VP of Sales notices that a large number of proposals are not ending up in the portal, he pushes for a series of six 20 minute eLearning courses on “Sales Process Awareness.” ” The company pays an eLearning provider $30,000 to create the courses and organizes an all-day instructor-led training session for sales reps on best practices. ” The Role of eLearning Providers. Because after all, an eLearning course is a pretty expensive bandaid.

Is Building eLearning Internally the Right Strategy?

ThinkingKap Solutions

As you’re probably aware, all the cool kids are using eLearning for their training needs these days. While ILT is still viable for certain situations (and will be for the foreseeable future), eLearning has too many benefits to be ignored. So, if you’ve decided your company should use eLearning, now it’s time to determine how you’ll create it. Last time, we looked at assessing whether you had the skills to build eLearning internally. Consulting

A guide to the essential skills and experience for a modern elearning team

Elucidat

Learning managers often ask us what skills they need in their elearning production teams, to make them a success. 4 key elearning team roles and the skills to look for. Below, we’ve listed four key roles you’re likely to need to create and manage successful, modern elearning for large audiences. We’ve shared ideas on how to structure your elearning team here. Read on for the skill profile of each core elearning production role. elearning Project Manager.

Do We Have the Skills to Build eLearning Internally?

ThinkingKap Solutions

You have this same decision to make if you want to build eLearning. Now, considering that we’re a training vendor, you may think, “Obviously, you’re going to say I should outsource eLearning. You see, there’s a lot that goes into creating a great eLearning course. Is there a business need for eLearning? This isn’t an article about the need for Needs Analysis. Creating great eLearning is HARD! The same goes for eLearning development.

What It Takes To Become A Top eLearning Content Development Company

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I outline 7 aspects that helped us get nominated for eLearning Industry’s Top 10 eLearning companies for 2018 (for the 4th consecutive time) and strike Gold. 7 Aspects That Helped EI Design Reach The Top Position Among eLearning Content Development Companies For 2018. In this article, I touch upon 7 aspects that have helped us reach the top position among eLearning Content Development Companies in 2018 – Gold winner award.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 1: SOME POINTS TO CONSIDER

Learnnovators

Workplace learning designers, consultants, organizational leaders and change agents, and employees will have to work in collaboration to bring about this shift. Course design have been based on an analysis of past performance data or a prediction of skills the organization might need in the future. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

CONNIE MALAMED – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CONNIE MALAMED (Learning, Information Design and Visual Communication Consultant, Author, Presenter): Connie Malamed is a learning, information design and visual communication consultant. She is the publisher of The eLearning Coach, The eLearning Coach Podcast and the Instructional Design Guru mobile app. Learnnovators: You have been in the learning consulting business for over 15 years, helping your clients make the best business decisions.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 3: LAUNCHING A MOOC

Learnnovators

Before I plunge into the heart of my analysis and discussion, I want to share a couple of snippets on Networked Learning from Wikipedia. ( [link] ) “ Networked learning is a process of developing and maintaining connections with people and information, and communicating in such a way so as to support one another’s learning. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

THE CHANGING NATURE OF WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

They have to forego the linear model of analysis –> training –> work with models that enable and empower them to foster communities, facilitate conversations and collaboration, and most importantly, breakdown organizational silos. For example, as someone who belongs to the elearning and organizational learning industry, I need to be on top of the critical impact of technology like Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud on workplace learning.

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

The arrival of a new year means we have new eLearning predictions to reveal! Before we unpack all five of our latest industry predictions, I want to take a moment to recap our past eLearning predictions from 2013 and 2014. What all that said, here are our eLearning predictions for 2015. DIY eLearning will Reveal the Value of Professional Course Design. The market for eLearning course creation is shifting. Those are our eLearning predictions for 2015.

The Lonely Training Needs Assessment

Learning Rebels

Let’s assume it’s an elearning program. We already know will take 42 hours to create one hour of passive elearning, (Defelice, Robyn (2018, 01/09) How Long to Develop One Hour of Training? A large part of a training consultant’s job is asking questions. As training consultants, we are in a unique position to ask the questions that no one else will ask. What is it about a training needs assessment that makes learning professionals panic?

INTEGRATING SOCIAL LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE

Learnnovators

In summary, integrating social learning in the workplace requires: In-depth analysis of existing assumptions and biases. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Sahana’s work cuts across performance consulting, workplace learning strategies from formal to informal and social learning, knowledge management methodologies and adult learning principles.

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

& Fastrak Consulting Ltd.): Clive is a consultant learning technologist. He was recognised for his Outstanding Contribution to the Training Industry at the World of Learning Conference in 2004 and for four years was Chairman of the eLearning Network. Learnnovators: You have been a consultant specializing in e-Learning, blended learning, and business communications. The tools are familiar for a consultant. Why should it be called ‘eLearning Manifesto’?

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