Introduction to Performance Consulting

Infopro Learning

To maintain a competitive advantage and increase their company’s market share, business leaders are increasingly investing in performance consulting. But, what exactly is performance consulting? What is performance consulting? Performance consulting is a process that produces business results by improving the performance of people in an organization. Why is performance consulting important? Who are performance consultants?

Front-End Analysis: Improving Performance

Dashe & Thomson

As I am straddling the line between performance improvement and instructional design, I have been mulling over the use of Front-End Analysis and thinking about whether it would apply to the performance problems that we so often see associated with implementing ERP systems. Front-end analysis is actually part of the Human Performance Technology (HPT) model, which is a systematic approach to improving productivity and competence. Cause analysis. Front-end Analysis.

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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.

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays. Sahana Chattopadhyay Senior Consultant at Zensar Technologies What does a Learning Consultant do? What are some of the primary and secondary functions that a business expects from a learning consultant? I am interested in finding out if there are any defined set of tasks that a learning consultant would do to enable organizational learning.

BOB MOSHER – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Bob has been an active and influential leader in the learning and training industry for over 30 years and is renowned worldwide for his pioneering role in new approaches to learning. And we use things like rapid workflow analysis, critical skills analysis, learning, and asset analysis.

How does customizing of learning help to improve competencies?

Origin Learning

Origin conducted a job task analysis (JTA) study whereby tasks could be identified and mapped to duty areas. Small focus groups were made to record the past and current roles, expertise, experience, and the availability of people for a designated role. A mix and match of roles to match functionality with capabilities was done enabling each focus group to build on the previous one in terms of accuracy and completeness.

The caveat of the performance centre

E-Learning Provocateur

Rather than charging L&D Consultants with marketing the team’s lovingly crafted interventions, or reacting to random solution-first requests from the business – We need a team building workshop! – the Performance Consultant analyses the real needs of the business and identifies the relevant solutions. Recruiting the right person for the role in the first place! Do former L&D Consultants have that skillset?

Skill Gap Analysis for Employees – The What, How and Why

Continu

These are just some of the many scenarios where a skill gap analysis for employees makes sense. Other examples may include changing job roles, requiring an employee to take on new responsibilities or shifts in required skills due to new company technologies. So what exactly is skill gap analysis ? Benefits of initiating skill gap analysis. Now that you know what skill gap analysis for employees is what are some of the benefits to managers and organizations?

[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] How to help your brain “unplug”

KnowledgeOne

This system plays an essential role, among other things, in the processing of emotions, which are inseparable from our cognitive processes (see The importance of emotions in learning ). We see a lot of them in clinical consultation.”

The role of the L&D function IS changing.

Jane Hart

A recent press release about Bersin by Deloitte’s new industry study, The Corporate LearningFactbook® 2013: Benchmarks, Trends, and Analysis of the U.S. This trend is one sign of the changing role of the L&D function, which no longer is “the place” for learning. Instead, the role of the L&D team is to facilitate and enable learning. Here’s my diagram again of some of the new roles I am beginning to see.

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Avoiding the Curse of the Consultant

CLO Magazine

Consulting has become an attractive occupation and internal consultants have proliferated just about everywhere. Much of HR is now performed by HR consultants. Performance consultants are now permeating learning and development. There is a compelling reason for this growth: Internal consultants can play an influential role. External consulting continues to grow, too. consulting market grew 7.7 Consulting can also be a risky business.

Role of Community Management in Workplace Learning Today

ID Reflections

This requires anyone playing the role to wear multiple hats. In my post, I want to explore some of the "hats" a community manager needs to wear to execute her role. This shift calls for some intense community management and community building, and the post focuses on the different roles a community manager needs to play during this time. The role of a connector is crucial in creating business value for the organization and is a skill all community managers need to hone.

L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

L&D’s Role in the VUCA World. Role of Community Management in Workplace Learning Today. Assuming we have such Purpose Driven Workplaces (PDW) what would be L&D’s role? So far, the role of L&D has been to define programs and training based on past data – identified skills gaps, best practices and established processes, explicit knowledge residing in experts or documented processes.

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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. These are but a few of the areas that L&D can take an active role in leading. STELLA LEE - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 4: ROLE IN CORPORATE UNIVERSITIES

Learnnovators

They will expect and demand to learn differently — social, mobile and cloud will play a big role. This post, as the title says, is about Corporate Universities (CU) and the role of MOOCs therein. It doesn’t take too much of reflection or analysis to see that these were precisely the goals and vision that CUs were set up to meet. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities. The world has gotten complicated.

Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

ut I think it's fair to say that most every response expects the role of training to either diminish or to change significantly in the next 10 years. 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.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities

Learnnovators

They will expect and demand to learn differently — social, mobile and cloud will play a big role. This post, as the title says, is about Corporate Universities (CU) and the role of MOOCs therein. It doesn’t take too much of reflection or analysis to see that these were precisely the goals and vision that CUs were set up to meet. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities. The world has gotten complicated.

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When You May Not Need a Training Program

Bottom-Line Performance

When we skip past the “A” in ADDIE, forgetting to conduct a thorough and thoughtful analysis, we risk embarking on a fool’s errand with little hope of success. ” The Role of eLearning Providers. As consultants, we often end up producing some form of eLearning, mobile learning or gamified learning solution to help clients meet their objectives. e-Learning Root Cause Analysis Training analysis curriculum design elearning root cause analysis

What exactly does an E-Learning Manager do?

E-Learning Provocateur

The thing is, the role of “E-Learning Manager” (ELM) is a grey one. Like “Product Manager” or “Business Analyst”, the nuts & bolts of what you do can vary widely from organisation to organisation – from the code monkey who really should be a software engineer, to the strategic consultant who really should be a politician, to everything and anything in between. • Training needs analysis. • Data analysis.

Robotic Process Automation: Role & Future of RPA in automating Healthcare Services

Learnloft

Keep reading to better understand the role of Robotic Process Automation in healthcare services. Using predictive analysis, the bot then quickly identifies at-risk patients while also checking the downtime and maintenance of medical equipment.

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Caveat Auditor: The Role Of Critical Thinking In Modern Business Training

Adobe Captivate

Critical thinking involves a well-organized thought process that is focused on solving problems, analyzing and researching relevant research, willing to challenge assumptions, open to new possibilities and approaches, aware of the limitations and scope of analysis, reflective and transparent. At other times you might find that emotion plays a subtle role. A major theme of the conference was the role of emotion of visceral reactions in the decision making process of learners.

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CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Cathy: I wasn’t involved in the writing of the serious manifesto (and am nearly incapable of being serious), so I don’t know what role, if any, my publication had. I think many people get into instructional design because they like making complicated stuff clear and engaging, so they focus on the content they’ve been given and don’t necessarily see its larger role in the organization. What would be your advice for IDs to step up to handle this challenging role?

Breaking down data silos

CLO Magazine

These statements arise in conversations with clients on a weekly basis for many data scientists and human capital consultants. Before the work of data analysis can begin, data scientists and people analytics professionals need access to key data.

Listen: Researcher Sarah Kimmel on the future of the CLO role

CLO Magazine

There’s a creeping sense of unease in the CLO role, with the future both uncertain and full of opportunity. For the second year in a row, her research team conducted an in-depth survey and deep analysis of current and future learning executives to uncover the path forward.

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The CLO’s Critical Role: Nine Areas for Action

CLO Magazine

The 30-question instrument detailed specific areas that define this critical role of the CLO. This requires a detailed, up-front analysis where the conception of learning and development begins with the end in mind (the business need). Also, consultants must be willing to discuss performance issues with key clients to pinpoint problem areas and potential solutions. Perhaps the more recent role of the CLO is that of managing talent in the organization.

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No Excuses Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

Conduct further analysis in order to determine how the training impacted the bottom line. Are they being given the opportunity to practice with systems, role-play with sales and customer service, and discuss topics with others in the class? Show them how new methods and changes will make them more marketable to the organization and how they will be seen as consultants instead of instructors or designers.

The Learning & Development Podcast: The Impact Of COVID-19 On L&D with Sukh Pabial

looop

Whereas really, what we’ve seen in recent months is Learning & Development with a clear mandate to support an organisation and its individuals to adapt and be given a crucial role in order to provide that support. What’s L&D’s role in that?

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.”

LMS Selection Guide for Training Businesses

AbaraLMS

The needs of training companies and management consulting companies with a strong training business or revenue stream are unique compared to an LMS selected for internal LMS training.

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The Case for Small Data in Learning

CLO Magazine

In big data learning analysis, people are often reduced to numbers. In an instructor-led-training session, small data could be interpreted as instructor observations, peer assessments, learner reflections and external consultants’ audits on how well the learning goes. Sentiment analysis of discussion and other social learning interactions. Additionally, sentiment analysis is useful at a collective as well as an individual level.

How To Close Your Workforce Skills Gaps with Reskilling

Avilar

Leading industry consultants, government agencies and business leaders do not view the current talent shortage as a short-term crunch. For their 2018 “ Future-Proofing the Workforce ” study, Adecco Group and The Boston Consulting Group interviewed 4,700 workers about preparations for the future world of work. Gartner warns that only 20% of employees have the skills needed for both their current role and their future career.

2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

Training now plays an essential role in attracting new prospects, converting them to customers, empowering them to use products successfully, convincing them to increase product use over time and encouraging them to become brand advocates. New year. New decade.

How Praxair Grooms Tech Talent for Business Roles

CLO Magazine

A New Approach to Critical Thinking Praxair brought in executive development consultancy TRI Corp. The use of role-plays allows teams to interact with internal and external resources critical to the company’s success. • Technical specialists with Praxair for five to 10 years who are adept at a narrow range of activities, and who have the potential to step up to management and possibly small profit and loss roles.

The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

Community Management is an evolving role and organizations are beginning to see the need for this role. This shift calls for some intense community management and community building, and the post focuses on the different roles a community manager needs to play during this time. The role of a connector is crucial in creating business value for the organization and is a skill all community managers need to hone. THE HAT OF A CONSULTANT.

Square pegs and round holes

E-Learning Provocateur

What’s your role in the workplace? To work effectively in those environments, the model would demand significant shifts in roles and responsibilities away from the status quo, towards what I suggest the employees should be doing instead. Allow me to elaborate… The role of the learner. In short: the role of learning should be assigned to the learner. The role of the subject matter expert. The role of the manager.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Cathy: I wasn’t involved in the writing of the serious manifesto (and am nearly incapable of being serious), so I don’t know what role, if any, my publication had. I think many people get into instructional design because they like making complicated stuff clear and engaging, so they focus on the content they’ve been given and don’t necessarily see its larger role in the organization.

Learning, Long Tail, Needs Analysis, Web 2.0, & Creative Thinking

Big Dog, Little Dog

Trying to "keep up" and putting ourselves in the producer role is not going to work. Needs analysis round-up (Part-1) - Sims Learning Connections. Sigh, 'training professionals' have often set themselves up to become training order-takers versus performance consultants - a situation that is difficult to break out of, once established. February 25, 2008. What's the Value of Learning? Donald Taylor.

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. Can we take this framework — the three roles of facilitators — and extrapolate into a MOOC environment?

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. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities. MOOCs – you can love them or hate them but you can definitely not ignore them.

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Talented Learning

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