Cost-cutting Training Without Slaying Quality: Startup Hacks

Your Training Edge

By doing so, business owners can deliver valuable training to their employees, without having to struggle with low completion rates and high costs of delivering training. This means, a business will only be paying a trainer for the lessons that absolutely need to be delivered in a classroom.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

We find the best articles for helping you create a robust training program that gets results. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. Leadership Lessons from Your Dog: Be Doggedly Determined.

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Lessons Learned: LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

I recently completed an extensive LMS Feasibility Study, a project I wrote about in my previous article “ LMS implementation without frustration ” and that I discussed in my eLearning Case Study. This project provided many lessons that became apparent through the analysis of the RFI responses.

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How Much Does It Cost to Develop an Online Course?

learnWorlds

But, how much would it cost? But, how much does it cost to create one? Knowing all about the course creation and development costs upfront can help you come up with the right plan to create a course, and deciding on the best price tag for your courses. Business Costs.

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No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

We find the best articles for helping you create a robust training program that gets results. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. This article makes an excellent point I’ve rarely seen articulated elsewhere.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. 11 Leadership Lessons from Puppy Training. The best thing – most of these options don’t cost a thing!

5 training articles we’re falling hard for this autumn season

Cloudshare

To help, we’re at it again with our monthly listicle — a curated list of our favorite insightful articles that training, as well as learning and development pros need to read, now. This article focuses on how training can amp up everyone’s game when launching a new software solution.

Donald Kirkpatrick’s four levels of training: Lessons from a Legend

Origin Learning

Kirkpatrick , Professor Emeritus, University Of Wisconsin first gave his ideas for a series of articles to be published in the Journal of American Society of Training Directors in the year 1959, hardly had anyone anticipated that this was to be the stuff of legend. When Donald L.

Case Study- Reducing eLearning Cost to 50% by Using Must-Learn Lessons and Micro-Learning

Vignettes Learning

What strategy ensures that the software meets rapid development and cost objectives? Here are some excerpts from the article: Rapid e-Learning as a term is an oxymoron. This increases the speed of development, cuts the costs and meets e-learners' needs.

Optimize Your Training: Lessons from the Airline Industry

Training Orchestra

To optimize training resources and attempt to parallel the airline industry’s achievements, check out our article in Learning Technologies UK e-Magazine: Optimise Your Training : Lessons from the Airline Industry. Choosing a management system that allows you to forecast your training volumes accurately, gives you flexibility in coordinating and reallocating resources, and proactively tracks costs and budgets, will be fundamental to make the most of your training budget.

Visual Storytelling: Lessons from Slide:ology

Integrated Learnings

When an article offers a graphic to illustrate a concept, I'll glance at the graphic but focus on the text. That said, there is advice in the book that wouldn't be as productive for eLearning, and might not even be cost-effective in some situations. By Shelley A. Gable. In a recent post on this blog, I provided A Formula for Storytelling in eLearning. This post focuses on telling a story through a better use of visuals. I tend to be a very text-oriented person.

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The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. There is no cost to subscribe.

Discover the Secrets that Make the Story-Based Lesson Tick

Vignettes Learning

According to Bridget Murray in her article "What Makes Mental Time Travel Possible?," "Memory allows us to mentally travel backward in time as well as into the future. From the start to the end of the lesson, this has to be the tie and glue that leads the learners to engagement.

2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field.Did you have a favorite L&D post from 2017? Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

All these articles talk about the importance of usability testing, learnability testing for e-learning courses. Best of eLearning Learning. July 2010. Great stuff again this month. The following are the top items based on social signals.

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Do humour and learning mix well?

KnowledgeOne

” In his article Humour and Communication. So how can we get the most out of humour in the classroom, make people laugh to make them think and generate change while avoiding at all costs hurting and creating the opposite effect? Articles Catherine Meilleur

Course-instances on eFront 3.6.3

eFront

which has just been released by the way) introduces a shift from a Lesson-centric to a Course-centric eFront. A Course-instance can share the same lessons with its father, have unique instances of the lessons or have a different set of lessons all together.

Top 3 Reasons Your Salespeople Need Ongoing, Online Training

Litmos

Ongoing, online learning is a best practice for numerous reasons from cost-effectiveness to higher employee retention, but for the purpose of this blog, we'll focus just on three key reasons. Picture this scenario.

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Training in 2020: Five Priorities for the New Year

Litmos

As a bonus, you don’t have to develop your own learning content — soft skills are universal, so you can often buy soft skills training content off the shelf, which is much more time and cost-effective than building that content yourself. Research shows humans learn better when they’re given quick, relevant lessons. Articles Customer Experience Enterprise Learning Learning Management System Corporate Training employee onboarding microlearning soft skills training

eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

In my last two articles on eLearning, I focused on understanding the needs for your LMS and the assessment of the project for your organization through a feasibility analysis , which I recommend as your first two steps of your online course platform evaluation.

Three Ways to Integrate Off-The-Shelf Content Into Your Existing Training

Litmos

It was your teacher’s job to integrate the textbook into her existing lesson plan, using a pre-made resource to back up the other materials she was using in class. Off-the-shelf modules, written and updated by experts in the field, are a cost-effective way to provide that.

Using video as an alternative to create learning content

Litmos

In this article we'll look at ways to use video to deliver meaningful digital learning content. If you're interested in learning how to create your own screencasts, check out this article for some great tips. Articles Course Content Course Design Video video content video learning

Top Tips to Guarantee a Successful eLearning Program Launch (Part 2)

Litmos

Most learning designers will create a module and the lesson structure within the eLearning course itself. For a more detailed look into this concept, check out this article. The next best would be to demonstrate a cost saving (although there are many more ways).

Customer training your clients will love

Litmos

Reduce calls to customer service (and costs associated with customer service). And that's where this article comes in. Articles Customer Experience Customer Training Enterprise Learning

Training Gen Z: What Your Youngest Employees Expect From the Workplace

Litmos

According to TD, Gen Z believes in higher education, but they worry about how much it costs — only 65 percent of Generation Z feels that college is worth the money. . Once again, it's time to start worrying about a new generation coming into the workforce. .

Thoughts on new leadership in business and learning

Litmos

When lessons learned are shared, everyone benefits from the mistake, and the cost is offset by the learning. Articles

New thoughts on design thinking

Litmos

In the early 80’s, I read an article calling for a cognitive engineering: designing systems that matched how our brains work. And the mechanisms experimented with were similarly eclectic, looking at low-cost representations to capture interim ideas.

How to stay off the front page: Create a culture of learning

Litmos

Unfortunately, the values being enforced were essentially to win at all costs and place performance over ethics. These lessons can be delivered as continuous bite-sized learning opportunities that reinforce the importance of individual and team contributions to strategic goals.

Starting as a Revolutionary

Litmos

The new L&D leader also needs to “walk the walk” by sharing approaches, progress, and lessons learned, as well as encouraging the same. Too often, the measurements around L&D are around cost/time or people served/staff.

“Automating” your Classroom Training

rapidLD

For now, I’ll stick to today’s reality and avoid Elroy’s Little Dipper School (if this reference isn’t hitting home – check out this article about a popular futuristic show from my childhood). Articles Classroom ILT“Automating” your Classroom Training.

Selecting a Learning “Operations” System for your Training Business

rapidLD

Perhaps due to low cost and current basic requirements, you may decide to consider an Event Management platform (e.g. But managing those vouchers and keeping track of who holds them, what they are used for and how much is spent can also be time consuming, resource intensive and costly.

Taking Your Training Business Global

rapidLD

What are the added costs when adding one or more different “language packs”? ArticlesTaking Your Training Business Global. Your organization is now expanding across the globe – as a result, your customer is now located anywhere in the world.

What Corporate Trainers Can Learn from MOOCs (Even If You Don’t Use Them)

Your Training Edge

This last option costs $20,000, but that is about $80,000 less than what an MBA costs elsewhere. This week, we’ll look at three lessons that corporate trainers can learn from MOOCs, even if they haven’t yet adopted the format in their organization.

5 Myths About Video Based Learning

Your Training Edge

The most common myths are; video-based learning is too costly, too complicated, and abusive to classrooms and workplaces. For instance, the cost of joining a pilot scheme like Clear Lessons begins at only £5k for 1,000 employees, with complete access to over 500 leadership videos.

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3 E-Learning Industry Predictions for 2019

LearnDash

I must admit that each year this article gets increasingly more difficult to write. Prediction #1: Increased emphasis on lessons over courses. However, I do believe that we will see more offerings and emphasis on lesson selection compared to strictly course enrollment. Normally there would be a course library and you would have to enroll into that course to find the relevant lesson. Time costs your employer money. It’s that time again.