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Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap

Association eLearning

Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap was originally published in the IACET blog as a guest post by Digitec President Jack McGrath. The skills-gap issue is growing more critical in the U.S., Continuing education is needed to address the crisis, but while most associations do provide education, a number of third-party suppliers have entered the marketplace as well. The Skills-Gap Crisis. How bad is the skills-gap problem?

Performance Consulting: The L&D Solution You Didn’t Know You Needed

Infopro Learning

As we move forward into the new year, many businesses are looking for ways to improve employee performance. Last year many companies made drastic changes to their business models and the way they work. A performance consultant can help your business develop a new effective strategy.

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Bridge the Skills-Gap with Competency Based Learning

Association eLearning

What can I do? How do I advance in my career when I’m barely qualified for an entry level job in my field even though I have a degree? Who are your potential members and what do they want? You can help your members over the skills gap with competency based learning, career focused training, and micro-credentialing. How do I know? You can do it with your continuing education programs, and if you did, people like me would join and stay.

Mind The Gap! Watch Out for Business Knowledge Gaps

Time to Know

Many of us know the story of the tree of knowledge where Adam and Eve took a bite from that oh so dreaded apple… Imagine before the bite, if Adam and Eve could have known what knowledge they would have gained. In today’s business world, being tempted by knowledge is something that is encouraged. Management wants their employees to know as much as possible, in the shortest time possible – without compromising on quality. So, what exactly is a business knowledge gap?

BLOG: Where do businesses find their LMS content?

Unicorn Training

From knowing the industry that stat probably isn't a huge surprise. From talking to clients about our SkillsServe online learning and development platform, we know the demand for comprehensive blended learning experiences is greater than ever. This is all really useful for sharing existing knowledge within a business as it allows you to enhance your existing learning with company-related content such as case studies, updates from key personnel or a video from your CEO.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

When you need solid advice about learning strategy and technology, which blogs come to mind? Or do you dismiss them because you assume they’re too self-serving? If you’ve been ignoring LMS vendor blogs, it’s time to take a closer look. And I’m increasingly impressed by the quality of content in some LMS blogs. The Totara blog is one reason why. Learning strategist Gauri Reyes shares her perspectives on the Mindflash blog.

Data and your organization: Business learning analytics

Learning Pool

Learning professionals are increasingly looking to bring learning analytics to the centre of business leaders. But to do so effectively they have to be clear-eyed about the challenges of communicating an evidence-based narrative about learning to time-poor executive stakeholders.

Mind the Gap! How the Closing of Knowledge Gaps Can Save Your Business

Time to Know

Many of us know the story of the tree of knowledge where Adam and Eve took a bite from that oh so dreaded apple… Imagine before the bite, if Adam and Eve could have known what knowledge they would have gained. In today’s business world, being tempted by knowledge is something that is encouraged. Management wants their employees to know as much as possible, in the shortest time possible – without compromising on quality. So, what exactly is a business knowledge gap?

Business Simulations for Leadership Development

Coreaxis

The remote revolution only confirmed what we already know—employees are ready to work and learn from anywhere. This is where business simulations come in handy as a learning modality that checks many boxes. Why Business Simulations Work.

Identifying Knowledge and Skills Gaps in Your Organisation – What & Why

Capytech

Identifying Knowledge and Skills Gaps in Your Organisation – What & Why. Knowledge and skills gaps in your business affect performance. Therefore, identifying knowledge and skills gaps is essential, as is dealing with those gaps.In Improve business performance.

What Obstacles do Businesses Face When Measuring ROI?

LearnUpon

Return on investment is such a powerful metric, but so few businesses are measuring it (only 39% according to our survey ). At LearnUpon, we needed to know why; why are so many training leaders wrestling with recording their ROI? Best Practice Blog

7 Ways Online Training Can Fill In Performance Gaps

Infopro Learning

Do you want to improve workplace productivity? Do your employees have the skills they need to tackle tasks and increase profits? In this article, I’ll explore 7 ways that online training can help you fill performance gaps in your organization. How Online Training Can Fill In Performance Gaps. Performance gaps are the thorn in your company’s side. Thankfully, there are ways to get over the gaps so that your staff can achieve their true potential.

6 Surprising Ways Coaching Benefits Your Business

Coreaxis

We get it: You don’t need to hear another “business is just like baseball” metaphor. In business, it’s almost impossible to state the value of someone who knows exactly how to manage key players, set up big plays, and even identify blind spots in your current strategy.

Product Knowledge Training: Creating and Implementing a PKT Plan

Infopro Learning

Today businesses that provide quality customer experiences can set themselves apart from competitors and gain a more extensive base of loyal customers. Infopro Learning has more than 25 years of experience creating learning solutions to help industry leaders solve business challenges.

Mind the gap – Skill-gap testing in eFrontPro 4.5

eFront

Do you know what those are? What kind of training will be needed to get your workforce ready to work on your next product line or to tackle a sudden business pivot? Because, as of last week, the latest update to your favorite Learning and Talent Development Platform, affectionately known as eFrontPro 4.5 , is here to help you answer exactly those kinds of questions, thanks to its brand new skill-gap testing engine. Skill-gap testing 101.

Skill Gap Analysis for Employees – The What, How and Why

Continu

Or do you need to hire more or different team members? Or do you need to add additional team member training before this new project is initiated? These are just some of the many scenarios where a skill gap analysis for employees makes sense. So what exactly is skill gap analysis ? After analyzing the gap between the two, team leaders can work with employees to create a plan to fill the gap in skills. Benefits of initiating skill gap analysis.

Yes, I do in fact follow 616 blogs

Janet Clarey

Please…it’s about as lazy as the attempted new Gap logo. Business (People who write about *you guessed it* business. I know *you* want to read but do I?). How do you categorize your reading? How many subscriptions do you manage? Tags: Uncategorized Blogs lazy Organization RSS Ricky: We’ve got to use our brains. Lucy: Well, let’s see. Ricky: You stay out of this.

Do You Know Where Your 2019 elearning Budget Should Go?

Enyota Learning

This is answered by asking another very important question: How do I Plan My eLearning Budgets for 2019? Today’s business dynamics demand that new hires hit the ground running. Engaged employees actively help organizations meet their business goals and are motivated performers. The National Research Business Institute says that 23 % of employees leave for the lack of development opportunities and training. appeared first on eNyota Learning Blog.

5 Approaches on How to Identify Skill Gaps at Work

eFront

There will always be what we call ‘skill gaps’ – at any workplace, in any industry. However, for result-driven businesses – where leveraging on employees’ performance is of the utmost importance – skill gaps are the biggest detriment to attaining business goals. And when it comes to employee training and development, the most important concern is how to properly identify skill gaps, and coming up with interventions to address those.

How to Create an eLearning Organization Business Model

eFront

If you are one of those innovators, who favor lifelong learning and want to promote a business based on this value, then an eLearning Organization might be the answer for you. Without the right eLearning business model, your eLearning venture may sink before it launches! In this article, we will share with you some best practices in developing the right eLearning business model for your eLearning organization. If you don’t have a business model, then it’s never too late.

How To Close Your Workforce Skills Gaps with Reskilling

Avilar

More companies are looking at upskilling and reskilling the workers they have to address essential skills gaps. RELATED ARTICLE: Is the Skills Gap a Myth? Upskilling generally describes skill improvement – doing what you do now, only better. Leading industry consultants, government agencies and business leaders do not view the current talent shortage as a short-term crunch. Business success ultimately begins and ends with workforce skills.

Escape from Compliance Training Jail - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. The purpose of the course is not to learn, but instead to demonstrate what we already know. Like the healthcare industry, there are many industries that require annual refresher or certification testing that has little to do with learning. If you do a lot of regulatory training, now might be a good time to rethink your elearning strategy. There’s plenty of L&D work to do in any organization beyond compliance training.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days to a Better Blog: Days 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8

Learning Visions

Tuesday, August 07, 2007 31 Days to a Better Blog: Days 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8 This whole 31 Days to a Better Blog exercise is proving harder to stay on top of than I had even imagined. But I do think some good is coming out of it. Michele Martin is doing a fabulous job of keeping this little sub-group connected. I have a bit of catching up to do. Ive been doing this off and on throughout the day and find it tedious. Day 7: Plan a Weeks Worth of Blog Posts.

How HR Transformational Practices are Enhancing Employee Performance

Infopro Learning

Whether you have changed your business model, expanded your workforce globally, or switched from in the office to fully remote teams, there was likely a lot of time and effort put into place to make the shift. Using Data to Create Business Aligned Learning Strategies.

Using Interviews to Build Your Online Course Business

LearnDash

Are you looking for a way to market your online course business but don’t want to write article after article? How do you find experts to interview? Use these strategies to feed to marketing funnel and increase your enrollments: Networking: If possible, choose someone you know or are connected to for the first interview. You’re more likely to get a yes and already know their specialties make a good fit for your students. Influencers are often busy.

Key Corporate Training Insights: The 2021 Learning Landscape

Infopro Learning

Although, many organizations have already made the necessary changes needed to continue conducting business this year many organizations are wondering what learning trends to expect and prepare for in 2021. Business aligned strategies will directly impact the success of your business.

Skills gap analysis template: How to identify and cover training needs

TalentLMS

But business needs change. This is when you should conduct a skills gap analysis. What is a skills gap analysis? A skills gap analysis helps you identify training needs — for individuals, teams, and your organization as a whole. Who conducts a skills gap analysis?

Insights in a Nutshell: Developing Highly Effective Customer Service Training Programs

Infopro Learning

Today on 90% of consumers consider customer service to be a factor they consider before deciding whether to do business with a company (1). This is one of the many reasons industry leaders are doing all that they can to strengthen the skills of their customer service teams.

Mind the Gaps

Vitalyst

Why, then, is it ever acceptable to approach other costly endeavors, such as implementing new workplace technology, with a narrow focus on the technology and little consideration for its impact on business users? Understanding business user needs is a critical but often-overlooked element. Although every step is important, identifying the gaps is perhaps the most critical to success. The post Mind the Gaps appeared first on Vitalyst.

Insights in a Nutshell: How to Drive an Organization-Wide Leadership Culture (during COVID-19)

Infopro Learning

Many employees in current leadership roles are planning to retire and businesses are searching for ways to develop their high potentials. In fact, 77% of organizations reported that they were facing a leadership gap in a recent survey in 2019 (1). They do not side step realities.

How to Know It’s Time to Rethink Your Learning Management System

Coggno

It can also handle things such as compliance and skills gap analysis. And if there are any gaps in a new hire’s hard or soft skills, an LMS can create a targeted training plan. A scalable LMS will accommodate your business as it grows, saving you money, time, and effort.

How to Ensure You Don’t Do a Starbucks

Enyota Learning

~Your customer doesn’t care how much you know until they know how much you care – Damon Richards, Customer Care Expert. Now think of United violently dragging a passenger out of an overbooked flight or Starbucks’ getting involved in a highly criticized racial scandal – in this social media age, the outcome of such scandals is not just a public backlash but also a loss of customer trust – something businesses just cannot risk. Do you know?

Why Don’t Businesses Measure Training ROI?

LearnUpon

Across the training industry, we’ve noticed a pattern: more and more businesses want to measure the impact of training programs. We wanted to know why. We wanted to know what is blocking today’s training leaders from assessing the return on investment of their programs.

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Beyond the hype: What you really need to know about digital learning this year

Learning Pool

Talking about the ‘war for talent’ might sound like a well-worn cliché but the reality today is that there are new roles emerging all the time and skills gaps opening up like never before. Finally, focus on Real Business Outcomes and Measurable Business Results.

Everything You Should Know About Agile eLearning Before Investing

Your Training Edge

These statistics indicate that eLearning is slowly becoming part of modern lives, and investors should be aware of how it may impact their businesses. This post presents everything you should know about agile eLearning before investing. When doing so, ensure that you are able to implement your user stories in one sprint, and cut them up if they are too big. As a result, your business will be presented with a greater potential for growth and profitability.

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Do You Need to Update Your Training Program?

Avilar

Or to know when it’s time to update your computers. But how do you know when it’s time to update your training program? Blended Learning : In a world where so many of us turn to Google or YouTube to find immediate answers, employees expect “just in time” learning to do their jobs well. Do you have the right mix of blended learning, so your employees can get to tactical answers quickly and have the support they need to master more complicated concepts?

Using an LXP to Fix Learning Gaps in Customer and Channel Partner Education

Origin Fractal LXP

If you have some knowledge about the desktop publishing industry, you would know how important QuarkXPress was in the 80s and 90s. If you refuse to adapt to changing user requirements, do not price your product sensibly, and do not have adequate product training; be prepared to fail.