Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

Associations around the world face a common challenge — how to remain relevant and expand their footprint in their particular domain. Before the rise of social media and cloud computing, associations competed to attract new members — but only in a subtle “non-profit” sort of way.

How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

In this environment, you’d think associations would be bursting at the seams with participants in member education programs. However, only 53% relied on their association for those educational experiences. How can associations reverse this trend?

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Training and the New Global Economy

Your Training Edge

But what exactly can your learning organization do in order to stay competitive – and stay safe from cuts? After all, associates can be trained informally, on the job, and as a “bare-bones” function, right? It may take some detailed mathematics, but you can do it.

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Association LMS eCommerce: How to Lift Online Learning Sales

Talented Learning

I genuinely love helping associations select learning management systems (LMS). Here’s why: As non-profit entities with a mission, associations aim to improve the world in countless ways by advancing ideas, people and professions. Association Learning eCommerce: Why So Complex?

Closer Collaboration with Colleges Can Close the Skills Gap

CLO Magazine

As businesses turn to community colleges to train talent, some analysts say it just might help close the skills gap many employers are facing. According to one estimate, 65 percent of all jobs will require an associate or bachelor’s degree or other form of education beyond high school by 2020.

Sales Enablement Gaps White Paper

Count5

Global market intelligence firm IDC defines it as “getting the right information into the hands of the right sellers at the right time and place, and in the right format, to move a sales opportunity forward.” sales force was back to their old way of doing things.

Trends Impacting eLearning Solutions for Associations in 2017

WBT Systems

With so many blog posts and articles, how do you wade through all the predictions to uncover what trends will directly impact your association’s learning technology strategy this year? So what do you need to know? Trends Impacting Associations Right Now.

What’s Hot In Learning Technology? Summer Webinar Series

Talented Learning

Do you know what’s sizzling and what’s not — or who’s in and who’s out? Fortunately, at Talented Learning, we make it our business to know. Do you have the right technology, people and processes in place to support global learning audiences?

Celebrate Women’s History Month Year-Round

CLO Magazine

But the achievements, leadership, courage, strength and love of the women who built America was as vital as that of the men whose names we know so well.” What is she supposed to do? Ave Rio is a Chief Learning Officer associate editor.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

Also, if you hear about other offers that learning professionals would appreciate, please let us know. Google is also doing its part to support workers and educators who need to communicate effectively in distributed environments.

SHRM 2018: People at the End of Every Policy

CLO Magazine

Rushing, SHRM board chair and corporate vice president and CHRO of Equifax, pinpointed the importance of change for a crowd of about 17,000 human resources personnel, which included more than 1,000 global attendees from 80 countries.

3 Ways an Online Community Enhances Learning

WBT Systems

With all the information available at our fingertips through the internet, connecting us globally with people who share our interests, society is progressively interacting more and more online. So, how do online communities enhance learning?

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

Talented Learning

Do you sell learning content online ? Corporations , associations, public institutions — as well as solopreneurs and subject matter experts who’ve never designed or delivered training in their lives — all are creating and selling online content at an unprecedented pace.

The Future of Work and Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

It’s hard to know what will happen next week, let alone 10 years from now. As leaders, we should be thinking about the future, including whom we will be leading and what they will be doing in our organizations.

Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges

Performance Learning Productivity

Recent brain science work is filling in the gaps and we now know a lot more about the way the brain modifies itself in the light of experience and both the neural and behavioural differences between people who approach learning with ‘open’ or ‘fixed’ mindsets.

#astd2014 Conference recap and trends

Challenge to Learn

The message is that we (L&D people) can do for our learners what Google and Facebook are already doing for us. It is what Stan McChrystel (see keynote report) calls the ‘adaptability gap’ Therefore companies are in need for a higher speed of adaption and change.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

December 2011 November 27-December 1, 2011 Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE): Reaching Across Boundaries, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. link] November 28-December 1, 2011 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Multimedia Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.

How to Align Your Training With Your Business Objectives in 6 Easy Steps

eFront

Why do we train our employees? We know every business is different. And to do this, they require a strong, competent and motivated workforce who understands their respective roles in achieving the business’ strategy. So the question becomes, how do you do it?

Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

But I do believe the past can inform the future. If you follow Talented Learning , you know we share information and advice through multiple channels. 2 Association Learning Tech Innovation: Reality vs. Hype. 1 Bridging the Learning Analytics Gap.

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Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

After all, they’ve got their finger on the pulse and definitely know their stuff! This is what is so badly needed in the new world of “finding time” to do what’s most important. What do people want from their learning experiences?

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Which trends are expected to dominate the workplace by 2020?

eFront

As business cycles are moving at accelerating speeds, the global community is coming together into a constantly connected, vibrant network. Currently, there is a significant gap between millennial workforce needs and what the workplace offers. Nothing stands still.

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Train Where it Counts: Turn Work Into Your Main Learning Engine

Pract.us

As Jac Fitz-enz, CEO of Human Capital Source and Workforce Intelligence notes, these occasional appraisals do little to help employees improve. But everyone should do the majority of their practice on actual work products.

Why Cybersecurity is an Every-Employee Initiative

Avilar

Find out what’s happening now with cybersecurity, what all of your employees need to know and how you can create a cyber-smart culture. There were fewer government leaks and global ransomware attacks in the first six months of 2018 compared to last year. Edward Snowden and the NSA.

Empowering Sales Effectiveness In Pharmaceutical Companies Through Digital Learning

Harbinger Interactive Learning

As per Statista, the global R&D spend in the pharmaceutical industry is expected to cross 200 billion dollars by 2024. With the information explosion all around, customers know much more than before and are buying in new ways. The growth in digitization and associated mobile technologies has led to customers preferring interactive engagement that brings forward information gaps and innovative solutions for the medical practitioners.

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Virtual Learning: Rewriting the Playbook in Turbulent Times

Talented Learning

Do your customers focus exclusively on employee training? Use this opportunity to fill gaps in your solution, so you’ll be prepared to pursue this high-growth market successfully. • Leave Your Trade Show Marketing Mindset Behind. Are you a training specialist working for a corporation, association or continuing education provider? You’re also part of the “suddenly remote” global training solution. Do you know why? Who knows?

Creating a Learning ‘Vision’ Using a Learning Experience Platform

HT2 Labs

Learning & Development in the workplace is becoming one of the most sought after applications for many global organizations. Since the conception of the Learning Management System (LMS) in the late 1990s, organizations have offered online compliance training with ease to their expanding (and often global) workforce. Clients can never truly know if something is worth its salt unless they give it a go for themselves!

How to Offer CPE Credits & Compliance Training Online (2020 Guide)

learnWorlds

Professionals all across the globe are constantly trying to keep up with an ever-expanding skill set required to be able to do their job effectively. Active membership to an association chapter. For other fields/industries, check out this list of US professional associations.

Employee Training not giving results? Here is why!

Enyota Learning

A report from the Association for Talent Development (ATD) shows that organizations that offer comprehensive training programs achieve a 218% higher income per employee than companies that don’t. Employee training plays a crucial role in today’s rapidly evolving global economy.

7 Questions for a CFO About Learning

CLO Magazine

and chair-emeritus of IMA’s Global Directors, to get his take on what employees at various levels really need from the learning function in order to succeed. What skills do entry-level professionals need to be successful?

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Creating Conscious Capital

CLO Magazine

The global ride-hailing service will now offer access to a fully funded college degree for Uber Pro drivers — and their families. Global corporations have supported employees pursuing secondary education for years. We are in a hot economy and the skills gap is real,” she said.

Free L&D webinars for December 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, December 3, 2018, 10AM –1AM PT: Taking charge of your professional development (Free to ATD members) As a learning professional, do you spend so much time developing others that you don't make time to develop yourself? Doing so, however, is often easier said than done.

East Meets Best: Developing Novartis Talent in Asia

CLO Magazine

Second, there are capability gaps. The Novartis China University While emerging markets produce many college graduates, the McKinsey Global Institute estimates only 10 percent of Chinese university graduates are suitable for employment in multinational companies. That investment will make Shanghai one of its top three global research bases. “We emphasize how associates can bring what they learn immediately into the workplace,” Lau said.

Soft is the New Strong

CLO Magazine

office of the global automotive supplier to operate as smoothly as its German headquarters. One of the challenges is identifying these skill gaps in employees, said Michael Chavez, CEO of Duke Corporate Education in Durham, North Carolina.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

Later, I moved into high-end LMS sales for 13 years — specializing in solutions for corporate extended enterprise and associations. You invest much of your time getting to know today’s most innovative LMS vendors up-close. I see demos, do my own exploration and speak to clients.

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. ” Learning and Development Global Sentiment Survey. This is a powerful testament to the influence that AI is garnering across the global learning community. Integrated analytics fill this gap.

How Blended Learning Today Is Different In A Hyperconnected World

looop

So how do we refocus? And how do we add value when our interventions are now periphery experiences in the context of employee development and performance? Here are 5 things we can do to refocus blended learning today in more useful ways: Focus on performance outcomes not learning outcomes: Employees are working. But if we’ve learned one thing over the years it’s that grand-scale silver bullets do not work. And there is plenty for us to do.

Extended Enterprise Learning Takes Center Stage

Talented Learning

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?