Impact and ROI of Learning: Worth Pursuing or Not?

CLO Magazine

Several articles in the past month have suggested the profession should step back from trying to isolate the impact of learning and the resulting return on investment. Once the level 4 isolated impact is determined, ROI is very straightforward. Share the lessons learned.

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4 Ways to ? ROI on Employee Training

WalkMe Training Station

To read a related article on 5 valuable lessons on training practices, click here. . . The post 4 Ways to ↑ ROI on Employee Training appeared first on Training Station. We’ve all seen it happen, maybe more times than we’d like to admit.

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Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

A truly excellent article by Matt Thompson, titled An Antidote for Web Overload , addresses the reasons behind Wikipedia’s increasing replacement of traditional news sites as the go-to source for breaking news items.

Filming starts for our new series to support charity digital skills

Clear Lessons

The Clear Lessons Foundation has therefore teamed up with Gemma Critchley from Aviva, Mike Collins from River Island, Anthony Williams from Costa Coffee and Kevin Maye from Good Things Foundation to produce free video resources to help charities tackle their digital skills. Benefits & ROI.

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


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. Tip #6: Identify one objective, measure it and show off about the ROI.

Start right: Litmos implementation tips


Faster time-to-value means that you can start generating ROI sooner and that your organization can start seeing the benefits of better training faster among learners. The lessons learnt along the way. Articles Enterprise Learning Learning Management System Litmos Webinar

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Pick of the month: October 2012

Jane Hart

So this roundup of my favourite articles from last month is shorter than usual – just the links, no commentary, but the quotes should give you a taste of why I enjoyed the articles. There’s not data to support social learning, and no way to show ROI.

Key eLearning Trends for 2019

Origin Learning

This brilliant article encapsulates the challenges of concentrating on one task at a time. This is an interesting article that compares AI and IA and offers insights. Personalized Learning may hold the key to deriving RoI from your eLearning content.

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Why video is the superior tool for learning

Your Training Edge

In this article, you would be exploring why video is still considered an integral and superior tool for learning and development. This allows widespread learning of the lessons that were geographically isolated once.

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Demonstrating Your Training Program’s Return on Investment

Learning Wire

If you’ve missed the previous article … Technology can make professional learning affordable, easy, and convenient. We address these issues, as we discuss return on investment (ROI), and the importance of establishing clear business needs and program objectives. Realizing that ROI Isn’t Difficult! Working out ROI for distance‐learning efforts needn’t be a mystery. Calculating ROI. Measuring ROI: Evaluation framework.

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4 ways to think more like Google and less like an LMS


If that needle is not moving, then the lesson here is that you are either very good at Poker, or you’re an LMS whisperer. If content is excellent, then the ROI on enduring the poor user experience is mitigated (sometimes, not always). Link to related articles. This digital technique is often overlooked by L&D, but the lowly article is a very simple, yet quick and effective way to get knowledge-type content out to an audience.

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4 ways to think more like Google and less like an LMS


If that needle is not moving, then the lesson here is that you are either very good at Poker, or you’re an LMS whisperer. If content is excellent, then the ROI on enduring the poor user experience is mitigated (sometimes, not always). Link to related articles. This digital technique is often overlooked by L&D, but the lowly article is a very simple, yet quick and effective way to get knowledge-type content out to an audience.

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The Ultimate Free Library of 2016 Training And Learning Content

WalkMe Training Station

Before we start celebrating the holidays, creating our New Year’s resolution and moving towards a new year of beginnings, we should take a chance to reflect on all the wonderful lessons we learned over the year. A good way to start is by reviewing past articles to see where we left off.

Why You Should Encourage Leaders to Play Games

CLO Magazine

This is because the money spent on other methods does not have a positive ROI, as only 28 percent of businesses claimed to be highly effective, as stated in the Institute of Corporate Productivity’s June 2014 article, “4 Ways to Take Global Leadership Development to the Next Level.”

Key Factors in MOOC Success, Part 1

Your Training Edge

Over a series of two articles, we’ll explore the qualities of good MOOCs, especially as they related to workforce and corporate learning. In this first article, we’ll look at some overarching qualities of good online education, and in the next we’ll examine some more course-specific factors of MOOC success. Udacity learned this lesson the hard way in its pilot program with San Jose State University that took place earlier this year.

Commonly Used Training Evaluations Models: A Discussion with Dr. Will Thalheimer

Convergence Training

People talk about the Philips model (aka ROI) , the Kaufman model , Roger Kaufman’s work, and Rob Brinkerhoff as well through the success case methodology. Here’s Will’s article on the origins of the “ Kirkpatrick-Katzell Four-Level Training Evaluation Model.”

Strategies for Making the Transition from Instructor-Led Training to a MOOC

Your Training Edge

This article outlines an overall approach for making the transition from ILT to a MOOC. Instead, take your course materials and focus on creating short, standalone lessons.

Leadership Development Has Failed. But There’s a Better Model

CLO Magazine

West’s book “Effective Teamwork: Practical Lessons from Organizational Research” lists numerous benefits teams can offer: Teams respond more quickly and effectively in the fast changing and hyper-competitive environment most organizations face. Invest in those teams and improve your ROI.

Tasked with eLearning?


The instructional design agencies or training developers will be bidding on producing a defined number of courses, lessons (or hours) of instruction. Want to get a ROI of $5K-$25K on your first project? Article Author: V.

Training at its Basic is a Positive Impact Caused by Learning

Big Dog, Little Dog

The WSJ recently ran an informative article, Lessons Learned that discusses the importance of the need to create a workplace environment that actively encourages people to change. To ROI or not to ROI? Does this mean you need to perform a ROI?

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9 of Your Customer Service Training Questions, Answered


Roleplaying is a method of contextual learning and helps solidify the concepts that trainees have learned in previous lessons. Let’s get this out of the way: measuring the ROI of customer service training is hard. Planning a customer service training brings up a lot of questions.

How do you price online training courses


In this article, we look at three pricing strategies and examine how a number of successful organizations price their training products and get a good ROI. How do you price online training courses? It’s a difficult question for many online training providers.

Why Video Sales Coaching is a Better Option


This article focuses on why remote sales coaching systems are a better option for reps as well. Not only can they view and review coaching lessons while practicing their skills, they can work through their challenges on their own schedule.

Launching your Own Online Course: These are the Steps you Should Follow


After all, the end goal of every business is to make profit and boost ROI. Step 3: Create your course modules and initiate to structure the proposed lessons in those modules. No worries, this online learning tool will let you create articles in the editor box directly.

Why Mobile Learning is Here to Stay


This article, which covers reasons why you should consider mLearning as part of your overall learning strategy, is the first of a two-part series on m-Learning. The second article will cover how to create mLearning programs, and what mLearning “looks like”.

Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of.

Dashe & Thomson

From a recent article at Knowledge@Wharton called Technology and Teaching: Flipping the Model : Khan stumbled upon the idea for his free web-based academy while trying to teach math to cousins in New Orleans.

21 Business Phrases that Should Never Be Used in eLearning (or in Business)

eLearning Brothers

The main lesson to take away from this list is that some phrases are just not appropriate for the workplace. Although this term was potentially coined by famed investor Warren Buffett, it will not bring the same ROI as Berkshire Hathaway if used in your eLearning.

Elevate Your Management Skills: Quick Start Guide to Training Your Employees Yourself


For example: initiate conversations, ask people to share lessons learned, meet over lunch and discuss a pressing business issue and how to solve it, set up discussion forums for people to share strategies and options, ask employees to create personal learning plans.

Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Military.

Dashe & Thomson

The New York Times recently featured a fascinating article by Andrew Martin and Thomas Lin that details the shift in thinking within the military that may soon take it to the forefront of virtual training.

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

Never build a training program that dont have a ROI. And when I say ROI it should not be how many people were trained and what their training scores were. True ROI is when you can let people know how the training has brought about marked change in performance. Provide any agreed-upon reporting, conduct a "lessons learned" as requested, transition the program into maintenance mode, and close out the project.

9 Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison and Review


In this article, Steve Penfold reviews nine leading elearning authoring tools. Can seem expensive if you’re not producing much content, as the pricing is designed to deliver ROI to teams creating and managing elearning at scale. Check out our full article about Adobe Captivate.

15 Stats About Sales Training You Won’t Want to Ignore

KZO Innovations

75% of respondents were more likely to check out video lessons than reading the usual documents, emails, and web articles. Sales reps are able to pull up lessons on their iPads or laptops at their convenience—so they get answers right when they need them. If you want to learn how to use video as a sustainable learning tool that delivers on ROI, feel free to contact us at KZO Innovations. . 1) There is a $1 TRILLION global spend on sales training.

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5 Traits of the Winning Salesperson

CommLab India

Tom Reilly, in his article, What Is Value-added Selling says sales reps can add value to the buyer by convincing him of the impact their products can have on his businesses. They explain how their offering provides the best ROI on the money spent by the prospect.

Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

In her article* 10 Brainpowered Wonders in the King’s Speech , Dr. Ellen Weber nicely summarizes a few of the lessons this movie teaches us about learning.

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Retaining Your Company’s Knowledge through eLearning


Immeasurable And all the while you thought, your eLearning efforts had been enough to generate “knowledge” within your company to coax in enough ROI, the much anticipated green bills. By now, what we call the “2020 Information Age”, knowledge has become an asset.