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.

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.

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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.

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.”

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.

8 Tips To Define The Scope Of Your Corporate eLearning Project Before An LMS Consult

Dan Keckan

To answer these questions, you need to conduct an in-depth corporate eLearning project analysis. In this article, I share 8 tips to determine the scope of your corporate eLearning project so that you can get the full benefit from an LMS consult. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Which features should you look for in your next LMS? How much should you allocate for upfront costs and ongoing maintenance?

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

[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?

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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?

Need to Calculate LMS ROI? Here’s How Business Leaders Do The Math

Talented Learning

Why is LMS ROI Analysis Important? Below, we’ll examine two key approaches: Cost-benefit and break-even analysis. Net present value (NPV) analysis. Method 1: Cost-Benefit/Break-Even Analysis. ABC Cost-Benefit Analysis By The Numbers.

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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

7 Tips To Evaluate Your Resources Before Outsourcing eLearning

Infopro Learning

Are you getting ready to outsource your eLearning? In this article, I’ll share 7 tips to evaluate your assets before you outsource eLearning. How To Evaluate Your Resources Before Outsourcing eLearning. Outsourcing eLearning can help you save time and make effective use of your resources. Thorough evaluations improve eLearning ROI and ensure a smooth collaboration. Form An Outsourcing eLearning Prep Team. Evaluate Your Current eLearning Strategy.

No Excuses Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

Conduct further analysis in order to determine how the training impacted the bottom line. 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. eLearning Featured Featured Posts analysis learning curve learning organizations no excuse training training buy-in training results

Why Do I Need an eLearning Vendor When I Have My Own Team?

Illumen Group

Why Do I Need an eLearning Vendor When I Have My Own Team? It’s nearly impossible to staff for every role and depth of resource that a typical organization requires over the course of a few years when trying to successfully meet the eLearning demands of various internal clients. And adding one resource who has the skill of an entire eLearning company isn’t realistic. A good eLearning partner like Illumen knows how to create effective training based on your actual needs.

PowerPoint-Based eLearning Tools - Part 2: Adobe Presenter 11.1

Dan Keckan

This is Part 2 of a 3-part analysis of three PowerPoint-based eLearning tools: Adobe Presenter 11.1, As an independent consultant, I have the pleasure of owning all three of these tools and have used them at one time or another for client projects. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Authoring Tools eLearning Authoring Tool Evaluation eLearning Authoring Tool Features eLearning Authoring Tool Review

Free White Paper: Migrating to an eLearning Infrastructure

eLearning Brothers

Are you just starting your journey into eLearning? Or perhaps you’ve already got some traction, but you’re struggling with the right eLearning infrastructure within your organization to really make it work. Making the jump from successful classroom training or general information services to the online world of effective eLearning can be challenging and can present many roadblocks. Free White Paper on eLearning Infrastructure. Key Questions for Migrating to eLearning.

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PowerPoint-Based eLearning Tools – Part 3: Articulate Studio 360

Dan Keckan

This is Part 3 of a 3-part analysis of 3 PowerPoint-based eLearning tools: Articulate Studio 360, Adobe Presenter 11.1, As an independent consultant, I have the pleasure of owning all 3 of these tools and have used them at one time or another for client projects. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Authoring Tools eLearning Authoring Tool Evaluation eLearning Authoring Tool Features eLearning Authoring Tool Review

PowerPoint-Based eLearning Tools - Part 1: iSpring Suite 9

Dan Keckan

This is Part 1 of a 3-part analysis of three PowerPoint-based eLearning tools: iSpring Suite 9, Adobe Presenter 11, and Articulate Studio 360. As an independent consultant, I have the pleasure of owning all three of these tools and have used all of them at one time or another for client projects. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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

looop

This is where the learning needs analysis really fails as a tool because the learning needs analysis ,even if you avoid the, “Here’s a list of things, can you choose from this?” The Learning & Development podcast is hosted by our Chief Learning Officer David James.

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.”

eLearning ROI Webinar: Register now for our event on Feb. 4, 2015

Web Courseworks

Jon Aleckson, PhD, and Andy Hicken, PhD, of WCW will discuss how to present and pitch the ROI of an eLearning initiative to an executive board or board of directors. Talking eLearning ROI shouldn’t be an intimidating process. Talking eLearning ROI Live , Interactive Webinar. Presenters: Jon Aleckson, PhD, Association Learning Technologies & eLearning Consultant, CEO of Web Courseworks; Andy Hicken, PhD, Product Innovation Specialist at Web Courseworks.

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9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

What does the future of eLearning hold? I think a good place is by asking 49 of the world’s leading eLearning experts the top 3 trends they predict for 2017. Here are the two most interesting takeaways from surveying 49 eLearning experts: Trend of Trends: 9 trends were picked by 10% or more of the experts. Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. Julie is a well known eLearning author and speaker.