E-learning Outsourcing – Make the Right Choice

CommLab India

A pharmaceutical company wanted to create an e-learning course on product training for its sales force. They were not sure whether to develop the course in-house or outsource it. Are you taking baby steps in e-learning and still undecided whether to develop your courses in-house or outsource them? Are you familiar with the outsourcing options available in e-learning? Outsource if…. Proficiency in training and learning.

eLearning Outsourcing: Training Companies Turn to eLearning for Survival & Growth

Upside Learning

Last week I met several new prospective customers - training companies. The prospects varied in size from a single person company (with several associates on contract basis) to very large companies serving Fortune 500 companies; and whose focus varied from soft skills training to Aerospace graphics and documentation. The common theme emerging from these meetings is that their clients have started asking for eLearning solutions or blended solutions.

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5 Pro-Tips to Build Cost-Effective Blended Learning Solutions

Hurix Digital

Leveraging the best of both offline and online modalities, blended learning solutions are a popular trend in today’s corporate world that makes it possible for organizations to formulate an effective training strategy for a large number of learners. An excellent pedagogical approach, it efficiently blends digital and live classroom components, typically with a minimum of 30% of learners’ time being spent on digital components.

In-House vs. Outsourced Learning and Development: Everything You Need To Know

Roundtable Learning

It’s proven that organizations with an innovative culture of learning perform higher, attract more talented employees, and have higher levels of customer satisfaction. Should you outsource your L&D program, or create a program in-house? What is Outsourced L&D?

Training & Development: How sensible is it to outsource?

Origin Learning

Why should businesses look at outsourcing training and development? Well, in this digital age, any scope to reduce costs and increase efficiency has to be carefully gauged. So, if a substantial cost saving is possible and the skill-sets of the people directly benefit the company, it is then prudent to evaluate such an option. you read, you will understand the rationale behind choosing an external learning partner. Built a well-trained sales and partner network.

Blended Learning is The Best Option

Upside Learning

Using eLearning as a delivery medium for corporate training is common now. Corporates have lapped it up seeing crucial benefits in costs and time savings. Early adopters have experimented with various media formats & delivery options and realized that blended learning works best. The new technology has typically been co-opted and added to the blend. This should happen naturally with game-based, mobile and eLearning too.

Outsourcing: Satisfaction Is Up, Spending Is Down

CLO Magazine

Effective training programs transfer knowledge and skills to employees, customers and partners, help retain employees, and ultimately improve speed to proficiency for everyone. Organizations choose to deliver training in a wide variety of ways. The decision to outsource rests often on the training quality, subject matter expertise and industry knowledge. Last year, this study revealed slightly fewer organizations were outsourcing training activities.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. =>

5 Practical Tips To Maximize Your Gains From Outsourcing Corporate eLearning Development

EI Design

Over the last two decades, organizations have seen tremendous value in outsourcing corporate eLearning development. In this article, I outline 5 practical tips that you can use to maximize the gains from outsourcing. Maximize Your Gains From Outsourcing Corporate eLearning Development. Outsourcing corporate eLearning development is an established practice and has been there for over two decades now. Reduction in costs. Outsourcing

Outsourcing of Learning – Good, Bad, Challenges & Opportunities

Learning Cafe

The basic idea behind outsourcing parts non core business processes is that it can be done better and more cost effectively by outside vendors or suppliers, allowing the organisation to focus on what is important (core competence). Off-shoring happens when the outsourced work is done by workforce is a different country due to cost differential or better capabilities. Outsourcing in learning and training has been around for a long time.

Crossing the ILT Bridge to e-Learning

Ideaon

As Director – Sales at Ideaon and over 20 years’ experience, I can honestly say Ithought Ihad heard it all, until today, while making my morning calls I spoke with an instructor that said “Patti, why would I want to outsource my own job?” Of courseI reassured her crossing the bridge from ILT to e-Learning would not outsource her job, but make her more of an asset and help her company retain their employees. Is this how training managers think? Cost/time saving?

Staff Development Dilemmas: In-House vs. Outsource

Mindflash

Training your workforce in-house is limited to your organization’s capabilities, whilst outsourcing means relinquishing control of a highly important business process. In this article I’ll assess your options and weigh up the pros and cons of deciding whether to stay in-house or opt for outsourcing when considering a range of different staff training methods. On-the-job training/Instructor-led. eLearning. Decision: Outsource (and then in-house ).

Challenges and Solutions of E-learning Implementation – Part 2

CommLab India

In Part 1 of this blog, we discussed the initial steps of e-learning implementation in large organizations such as managing employee resistance to this new mode of training, choosing appropriate topics for training, and sourcing content. Further steps for successful e-learning implementation will be discussed in this blog. Finding the Right Blend of E-learning. Courses need to meet your unique training needs.

5 Practical Tips To Maximize Your Gains From Outsourcing Corporate eLearning Development

Adobe Captivate

Over the last two decades, organizations have seen tremendous value in outsourcing corporate eLearning development. In this article, I outline 5 practical tips that you can use to maximize the gains from outsourcing. Maximize Your Gains From Outsourcing Corporate eLearning Development. Outsourcing corporate eLearning development is an established practice and has been there for over two decades now. Reduction in costs.

Tips to Transform Instructor-Led Training to E-Learning

Capytech

Tips to Transform Instructor-Led Training to E-Learning. In a previous blog , we looked at the three main reasons for transforming instructor-led training to e-learning. To quickly recap, the three reasons are: You’ll get a better return on investment with e-learning. Your business will get access to better training data. Transforming from instructor-led training to e-learning doesn’t have to be an all-or-nothing exercise.

5 Questions to Ask Before Converting Classroom Content to E-Learning

CommLab India

It might seem that converting classroom training to e-learning is quite an easy task. Failure in meeting the desired outcome results not just loss of time and money, but also ineffective training. What is the most suitable format for the e-learning program? The term e-learning refers to the use of technology to facilitate learning. So, you need to choose a format that can be blended with different training methods.

Staff Development Dilemmas: In-House vs. Outsource

Mindflash

Training your workforce in-house is limited to your organization’s capabilities, whilst outsourcing means relinquishing control of a highly important business process. In this article I’ll assess your options and weigh up the pros and cons of deciding whether to stay in-house or opt for outsourcing when considering a range of different staff training methods. On-the-job training/Instructor-led. eLearning. Decision: Outsource (and then in-house ).

Top 8 Reasons Why Training Providers Are Adopting eLearning

Upside Learning

Earlier this month I blogged about why Training companies are adopting eLearning. Reflecting on my interactions with Training Providers over the last couple of quarters, I’ve made a list of the top 8 reasons for them to adopt eLearning. Client Demand : The provider’s clients have started demanding eLearning solutions (and training providers want to retain them). Some want more eLearning and some want less of it, others want mobile learning.

How to Select the Most Suitable Training Delivery Partner

Infopro Learning

It’s no secret that employee training has become an essential part of every successful business. Providing quality training helps your organization attract and retain new talent. Providing quality learning experiences also increases both productivity and your revenue. In fact, companies who invest in employee training have 24% higher profit margins than those who do not (1). Ineffective training can be just as expensive costing companies $13.5

Is E-learning Implementation in Your Organization Smooth?

CommLab India

The World Wide Web and latest technological innovations have influenced how learning and training takes place in organizations. E-learning is one learning format that has given learners control of how and when they choose to learn. Most importantly, it has the potential to cater to the ever-growing and changing demands of businesses at lowered training costs. With all its benefits, you would assume e-learning implementation is a breeze.

Organizational Assessment The First of the Seven Stages of Training Outsourcing

Training Industry

Getting the greatest value from any training organization, whether using internal, external or a blend of resources is extremely difficult. Our research has found that organizations that get the most long-term value and benefit from training business process outsourcing (BPO) engagements are those that are well organized and follow a structured process. This structured process is what we refer to as the Seven Stages of Training Outsourcing.

Organizational Assessment First of the Seven Stages of Training Outsourcing

Training Industry

Getting the greatest value from any training organization, whether using internal, external or a blend of resources is extremely difficult. Our research has found that organizations that get the most long-term value and benefit from training business process outsourcing (BPO) engagements are those that are well organized and follow a structured process. This structured process is what we refer to as the Seven Stages of Training Outsourcing.

THE CHANGING FACE OF WORK AND WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

3D-printed, low cost prosthetic limbs will bring the smile back on many faces. The rise of mobile computing in the form smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices accompanied by ubiquitous Internet connection is creating unforeseen change–in how we work, learn, communicate, do business, conduct personal tasks, and myriad other aspects. While Watson and Siri may seem far removed from our task of designing learning programs, the reality is they are not.

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The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

3D-printed, low cost prosthetic limbs will bring the smile back on many faces. The rise of mobile computing in the form smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices accompanied by ubiquitous Internet connection is creating unforeseen change–in how we work, learn, communicate, do business, conduct personal tasks, and myriad other aspects. While Watson and Siri may seem far removed from our task of designing learning programs, the reality is they are not.

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Challenges and Solutions in E-learning Implementation – Part 1

CommLab India

Large organizations turn to e-learning to train their employees, considering the advantages it offers over conventional training methods. Training managers however, are aware that implementing e-learning comes with its own set of challenges. Large organizations do not realize that e-learning implementation means making changes in the way training is delivered. Developers have to learn how to use new tools.

8 Reasons Why Your Business Requires an eLearning Platform

Hurix Digital

The more a business grows, the greater is its need for streamlined professional skills and knowledge development across all functions and roles with elearning platforms and other kinds of tools. As new departments and teams get added, there arises a demand for specialist learning for onboarding, skill upgradation and smooth assimilation with the company. With an eLearning platform, you can custom-develop and deliver digital courses to employees across time zones and geographies.

Readymade vs Custom eLearning development- Which one is better?

Pinlearn

With a massive demand for eLearning courses in different areas, it’s now a fact that starting an eLearning platform like Udemy, Coursera, Lynda, etc. However, this idea also puts the eLearning entrepreneurs in a dilemma – “whether to buy a ready-made eLearning software or custom eLearning development?”. What is a custom eLearning software? In short, you need custom solutions to implement corporate eLearning within an organization. .

Design of blended learning: inspiration from a book about design thinking

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

She did a sabatical studying urban planning and landscape architecture which inspired her to write this book about design of learning and change trajectories. In our own book we have four design stages for designing a blended program. It also helps me understand that at the end of the day about blended learning design most participants were not yet ready to really put a design on paper (or ipad). Perhaps because it is still a step that extra time seems to cost?

The E-Learning Foundations Intensive: Day 2

NuggetHead

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags eLearning , ls2010 The E-Learning Foundations Intensive: Day 2 by Kevin on March 29th, 2010 Day 2 of the Foundations Intensive was just as information-packed as Day 1 , if not more. Brent started out talking about where most see games as “If it looks like fun, it can’t be learning.” In closing, the eLearning Foundations Intensive was a hit.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

We have our very own Learning Stage at DevLearn this year! Being an eLearning Rockstar is more than just having flashy design with a whiz-bang quiz at the end. It’s about having a 360° understanding of the principles, ideas, and practicalities for successful eLearning. Stop by the eLearning Rockstar stage—conveniently located near the eLearning Brothers booth—to learn new techniques, see new tools, and become an eLearning Rockstar.

Online Training Solutions and the Art of Enterprise Training Delivery

Kitaboo

Online training solutions , unlike their traditional brick-and-mortar counterparts, are more engaging and immersive. Rather, they have more control over their learning, and they can access a wealth of information online and share knowledge with global communities. Also, with smartphones and Internet, online learning is not confined to the walls of the training room but can take place anytime and anywhere. Here are some quick tips to measure training ROI.

List of e-Learning Job Descriptions

Vignettes Learning

One of the toughest challenges in running an e-learning project is finding the right talent and ensuring they fit into the roles and expectations of the team. To promote innovation in the use of e-Learning/ILT benefit learning, teaching and research throughout the curriculum. To enable and support all staff in the training and business curriculum changes needed to utilize new technologies and learning materials.

Investing Smartly in Human Capital to Steer Through Transformation

Infopro Learning

At the start of the year many organizations were planning on investing heavily into their corporate training programs for improved human capital management and to increase employee productivity. Make training and mentorship a high priority.

Finding the Right Elearning Company

Learnkit

Whether you are partnering with an elearning company for the first time, or have experience working with elearning vendors for years, there are a few questions you can ask to ensure you select the right elearning company for your needs. A good elearning content vendor should feel like a natural extension of your team. Asking these 4 questions will help you navigate the waters of selecting the right elearning company for your goals.

Top eLearning Development Companies for Enterprises & SMBs

Hurix Digital

As enterprises and small and medium businesses (SMBs) need to train their employees on their unique products and services, they have to increasingly rely on eLearning solutions that align with their business goals. Enterprises need custom-developed eLearning solutions that project their brand, culture and values, while enabling them to meet their learning and development needs. Learning Pool. InfoPro Learning. Obsidian Learning.