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Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

skills gap ” problem. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? These persistently unfilled positions are attributed to an unfortunate and somewhat ironic phenomenon called the “skills gap.”. Skills gap theorists say that formal education isn’t preparing enough candidates for specialized high-skill, high-growth jobs such as data analysis, user experience design and software programming. Skills Gap” Solutions. You’ll learn: The current state of the “skills gap”.

CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

We know you help organizations expand the skills of their instructional designers with your action mapping model. The most common change I’ve noticed is the question “What do you need people to DO?” Learnnovators: It is exciting to see a growing realization that people learn primarily through ‘doing’ rather than ‘knowing’. How do you think existing learning models need to evolve to support these workplace learning preferences?

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Measurement Matters: 3 Data Analytics Lessons to Remember

Talented Learning

But these days, it’s hard for any of us to avoid analytics , no matter what we do for a living. High-quality data. It reminds me of the 1990s dude ranch comedy film “City Slickers,” when Billy Crystal’s middle-aged character, Mitch, shares a serious moment with a grizzled cowboy named Curly, played by Jack Palance: CURLY: “Do you know what the secret of life is? If you know what sets you apart, you can quantify it. But how do you quantify quality ?

Podcast 29: Growing an Online Training Business – With the Co-Founder of DataCamp

Talented Learning

Martijn’s story is instructive for multiple reasons: He knows first-hand what it takes to grow a successful online training business. He works on the frontlines of the skills gap, helping individuals and employers prepare to compete in an increasingly data-driven economy. At DataCamp, those factors include a scalable business model, a smart technology strategy, high-quality instruction and customer feedback loops that drive continuous improvement.

Podcast 33: Training ROI in Action – With Ajay Pangarkar

Talented Learning

No one I know is more uniquely qualified or passionate about this topic than Ajay Pangarkar , CTDP, FCPA, FCMA. Ajay is an accomplished author , instructor and consultant with credentials in both finance and learning. The term ROI refers to the DuPont model of ROI analysis.

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Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

We know you help organizations expand the skills of their instructional designers with your action mapping model. The most common change I’ve noticed is the question “What do you need people to DO?” Learnnovators: It is exciting to see a growing realization that people learn primarily through ‘doing’ rather than ‘knowing’. How do you think existing learning models need to evolve to support these workplace learning preferences?

3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

Analysis of the information. Simplified Analysis Spreadsheet for your Feasibility Study. Above image is a very simplified example spreadsheet for your analysis. At this stage you will likely come across some gaps and open questions. Now it is time to find the answer to those gaps so you have a full understanding of how each of the potential solutions will match your needs. Identify the gaps in each of the systems and assess them against your requirements.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Training managers have a lot to do. Why do I need to do that? What can we do? Why Do Training Programs Need Accessible Elearning? But How Do I Know My Elearning Is Accessible? What to Do with the Elearning You Already Have. Consider an Accessibility Consultant. Thinking About Consultants, Again. What to Do with the Elearning You Haven’t Yet Created. Training Managers Have a Lot to Do. How do you do this?

How E-learning for Health Changed After Covid-19

Spark Your Interest

Find out what you can do. Do a google search on ‘challenges in the healthcare sector’. Yet, can e-learning provide a viable, quality learning experience to be a solution? Repeatable – if a learner needs to go back and refresh their knowledg e, they can do so at a moments’ notice.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Training managers have a lot to do. Why do I need to do that? What can we do? Why Do Training Programs Need Accessible Elearning? But How Do I Know My Elearning Is Accessible? What to Do with the Elearning You Already Have. Consider an Accessibility Consultant. Thinking About Consultants, Again. What to Do with the Elearning You Haven’t Yet Created. Training Managers Have a Lot to Do, Redux. How do you do this?

The dawn of a new generation

E-Learning Provocateur

Beyond enterprise social networks – which are hardly universal and face substantial challenges of their own – UGC in the broader sense is beset by concerns about content quality, accountability, organisational culture, job security and power dynamics. Ron did an analysis of contact centre data and concluded that further improvements were only possible if practical knowledge and better practices known to the team were shared in the team. What should Ron do?

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Top 7 Ways Employees Can Benefit From Corporate Training

KnowledgeAnywhere

Most organizations have comprehensive leadership development programs that facilitate succession planning, and a Learning Management System with great data analysis features will show administrators who is completing training sessions and how well they’re preforming on them.

8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment

Petra Mayer

What resources do we need to implement the LMS? A Needs Analysis turns the conversation on its head. In this article I will review what needs to be considered for a thorough Needs Analysis with the effect that as an organization you are able to make the most educated choice when selecting your new Learning Platform. In those instances, you do not need to create technical eLearning files that provide you with detailed tracking. Product and service quality.

Unlocked Learning—how to evolve your learning content

Coassemble

But what if you wanted to create engaging training content rapidly without sacrificing quality? That’s exactly what Unlocked Learning can enable you to do! We know it can go without saying, but we still want to say it for everyone in the back—training content needs to be engaging.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

KEY TAKEAWAYS: Don’t fast-forward through the analysis phase. How did you do that? JEN: That’s where our consultant Carla Downing came in. But Carla encouraged us to focus 70-80% of our time in upfront analysi s and preparation. The instructional designer in me is doing backflips… JEN: Yes! Carla says that 1 or 2 hours of front-end analysis can save up to 8 hours of development and design on the back-end. Then we identified gaps.

How to Develop Your First Employee Training Program

ProProfs

Perform a skills gap analysis to identify which skills areas or knowledge gaps you need to focus on during a training session. But unless you know what you want and what to consider in such learning management systems, you’ll remain unsatisfied. The question is not merely about affordable online employee training but quality training. Don’t forget to consult all stakeholders on how to execute your corporate training programs for optimum results.

L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

They are focused on the three qualities of work defined by Daniel Pink in Drive: Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose. They want to know the Why and not only the What or the How. Simon Sinek expresses this brilliantly in his popular TED Talk: How Great Leaders Inspire Action : “But very, very few people or organizations know why they do what they do. Why do you get out of bed in the morning? What would they do differently?

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How to Create Interactive Content for Sales Enablement

Kitaboo

Consult Your Sales Team. Your sales executives are the best people to know what works and what doesn’t. To create effective sales enablement content, first consult your sales team for inputs rather than spending precious time and resources in creating content you assume the team would use. Perform an audit to see if there are any gaps you can fill and then map out what you still need to create. WANT TO KNOW HOW KITABOO WORKS?

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eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

This model creates value by aligning the objectives of health record analysis (gather information about treatments and outcomes to identify issues/concerns) and the objectives of professional development (train practitioners on how to improve performance). Manual data entry stifles the true potential of this model, however, When it comes to identifying knowledge gaps or potential performance improvement recommendations, automation is the stepping stone to broader application.

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. Know of any upcoming free L&D webinars? Contact us here to let us know!

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How Medical Professionals Really Feel about the MOC Process

EthosCE

To give an idea of the fees—if you don’t already know from the JAMA 2017 report —the average fee for an initial written exam was $1,863. Where do you fit in the grand scheme of things? 24% were for assessment of the quality and safety of care provided.

Free learning & development webinars for June 2021

Limestone Learning

If you’re in self-analysis mode, you might benefit from checking out a free webinar or two. How do you create a single course that translates into multiple languages? Or do you have to double the work and create a completely separate accessible course?

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The Learning & Development Podcast: Developing A Digital Mindset With Myles Runham

looop

In this episode, I’m speaking with Myles Runham, who is a digital consultant, former General Manager at searchengine ask.com, and formerly Head of Digital at the BBC Academy. We had a clear focus on data and analysis, particularly in commercial and digital advertising businesses.

AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

If you don’t know what I mean, you must be living under a rock. As our lead analyst, John Leh, noted in a recent learning technology trends analysis, “It’s important to keep in mind that AI is hard to demonstrate and easy to exaggerate.” In a comprehensive new AI industry analysis , MMC says that as pervasiveness takes hold, the distinction between “AI companies” and other software providers will blur and eventually disappear.

Overcoming 3 Common Objections to Training Needs Assessment

Mindflash

Convinced of the seriousness of her illness, she spent the first 10 minutes of her consultation asking the doctor about different cancer treatments – before she’d even been given a cancer diagnosis (thankfully, it was NOT cancer and she’s fine). When front-end analysis is short-changed or completely dismissed, training designers become the equivalent of a quack — randomly applying training solutions without first understanding what’s needed.

4 Surprising Things You Can Learn from Your LMS

Avilar

But an LMS can do much more. You may want to tap into their expertise for new projects, peer consultation or a new career path. The employee and organization alike can benefit from outreach by an instructor or manager to help the employee overcome an important learning hurdle or skills gap. How Much Does Your Group of Employees Know? Sometimes, it’s important to know the general level of subject knowledge for a group of students.

Extended Enterprise Learning Takes Center Stage

Talented Learning

Our analysis focused on more than just advertised features. And business buyers want to know which LMS vendors are best at making it work. Do HR and L&D Have a Seat at This Table? But when there’s a learning leadership gap, disconnects often follow. If you want to train these audiences, what do you do? These are only a few of the opportunities to measurably improve business operating efficiencies and quality.

Making The Jump Into eLearning

ICS Learning

Doing so will allow you to obtain better quality for a substantially lower cost than that of developing it yourself. The other advantage to this approach, beyond cost and quality, is time. Of course, the classic three parameters; quality, cost, and schedule will also play a determining role. If you have available in-house resources with the proper skill set, then you are in a good position to do it internally. So, how do you find the best system for you?

Seven Innovative Ways To Measure Training Effectiveness

WhatFix

So, then wherein lies the gap? Especially after investing months and several thousands of dollars (with spends growing by 14% year on year) on elaborate workplace training sessions, companies need to know if the exercise is delivering any real returns (time, productivity and money). Analysis methodologies need to play catch up with the proliferation of new and dynamic training technologies including microlearning , mobile, gamified learning and social learning.

Is Your RFP Response On Point? Tips for Learning Systems Vendors

Talented Learning

I know, because I’ve been on both sides of the evaluation table. You know your product is a contender and you deserve a shot at closing the deal. Below are some of the most common issues I encounter, along with ideas to improve your odds of success: 1) Do you respond to every requirement? 2) Do you insist on client discovery sessions? 4) Do you offer a smart pricing strategy? What kind of value do you place on your technology and services?

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Online Courses Are Golden: Can an LMS Help Your Business Cash In?

Talented Learning

Do you sell learning content online ? Content quality also runs the gamut, from basic page turners to deeply immersive virtual reality. However, the cost of online training content does not always correlate with its quality.). But until recently, the gap between “mandatory” and “volunteer” LMS use has been considered a problem that LMS buyers must solve separately, through marketing tactics, brand integration, ecommerce tools, creativity and luck.

Developing a Training Program That Assists Hiring of Maintenance Techs

Convergence Training

Given that people in the labor force may have multiple job possibilities, letting job candidates know the company offered a training program, and letting the candidates see that program and understands how it works, was a significant competitive advantage in hiring.

Training a Specific Population – An Interview with Kelly Prince

WalkMe Training Station

Companies are taking a deep dive into employee training, knowing all too well this step of the on boarding process is the platform for success. She has worked in the educational field for over 20 years – including 13 years with Home Depot as well as working as a consultant for Xerox Learning and Management Concepts. They simply see either a skills or knowledge gap and think if they fill that void, performance will follow. Take Note!

Online training in empathic mode

KnowledgeOne

“Through a certain cognitive analysis of our perceptions that allows us to predict the behaviour of the other person, we can decode a lot of information, not only what the other person is telling us, but also according to our own understanding of the context that is communicated to us,” explains Poirier. An analysis that, he adds, helps us better understand how we feel and manage our sympathetic reactions. 3 Cognitive Biases to Know in Education.

Continuing Education: Will You Sell More CEUs With an LMS?

Talented Learning

And if you don’t yet offer CEUs, what should you know before you take the plunge? Sometimes the quality of formal CE content is designed to be weak. Why do CE content providers have such a hard time finding an appropriate LMS out of the box? 3) Functional Gap. Most employee-oriented LMSs do not offer functionality needed to manage the complexity and diversity of CEUs, organization-level customers or ecommerce-based relationships.

Curated Insights: The Human Side of Extracting Business Value from Information

CLO Magazine

But how do you meet that challenge? Consultancies and think tanks have made it clear: To compete today, companies must rely on critical-thinking experts sharing insights. Is their role limited to setting up the processes and machines that spit out numbers and charts, or do we rely on the minds of humans to form the insights as a result of information they consume? The answer is yes — and that means they need the skills to author effective, high-quality insights.

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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.