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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. To take this even further, could their new knowledge have been measured in some way and if yes, by whom? In today’s business world, being tempted by knowledge is something that is encouraged. So, what exactly is a business knowledge gap?

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. To take this even further, could their new knowledge have been measured in some way and if yes, by whom? In today’s business world, being tempted by knowledge is something that is encouraged. So, what exactly is a business knowledge gap?

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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 ? It can be defined as comparing the necessary skills and knowledge required to complete a task with an employee’s current skill level to meet the task requirements.

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.

BLOG: Designing A Learning Game - Where Do You Start??

Unicorn Training

Who discovered London through Monopoly, has picked up random general knowledge facts from Trivial Pursuit or has a better grasp of geography from Risk? Computer and online games are no different, but how do you make sure you get the learning you want from a game? 1) When you sit down to design a game, where do you start? The key questions we ask from the start are: Who do you want to tell? How do you want to tell them? What do you want them to do?

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. What are skill gaps?

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.

Do You Know Where Your 2019 elearning Budget Should Go?

Enyota Learning

They turn to eLearning for the immense scope of application, cost-effectiveness, and customization capabilities. This is answered by asking another very important question: How do I Plan My eLearning Budgets for 2019? We’ve identified three areas that can ensure that eLearning initiatives deliver not only ROI but also knowledge gain and improved employee performance. And knowledge is a sales person’s most powerful weapon. appeared first on eNyota Learning Blog.

How the COVID Pandemic Has Broadened The Skills Gap and Increased the Need for Skills Development Training (And What To Do About It)

Convergence Training

Back in the years and even decades before the COVID-19 pandemic dominated much of what we talk and think about, employers and learning & development experts used to talk a lot about the skills gap and how to create and provide training to help employees develop those needed skills.

Helping Subject Matter Experts be more effective

Matrix

With so much going on and so many niches becoming widely known and adopted as the norm, it’s important to have somebody who really knows their stuff. Effective coaching will always build on the SME’s strength while remaining constantly future-focused and action-oriented.

Do Your Learners Speak Your Language?

Association eLearning

You and your SMEs might know what ROI stands for or what “drilling down” is, but learners aren’t necessarily going to know. This knowledge gap is usually addressed with one, or both, of the following: The terms are defined one-by-one as they appear in the course. If you’d like to read more about training, learning, and instructional design check out the rest of this author’s blogs. Ready to find out what Digitec can do for you?

How to Develop Product Knowledge Training for your Business

LearnUpon

This happens when you have the perfect combination of a great product and, importantly, a team that has the product knowledge needed to support and satisfy customers. We’re sure you have the product side down, but for your business, in-depth product knowledge is an essential skill that every customer-facing team member should have. But how do you easily and efficiently get your employees up-to-speed on your product? The answer: product knowledge training.

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. In those cases, the goal is not so much to teach new skills; instead it is to certify existing knowledge. If you do a lot of regulatory training, now might be a good time to rethink your elearning strategy.

Everything You Should Know About Agile eLearning Before Investing

Your Training Edge

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. For instance, starting a blog for a business as a part of agile eLearning presents you with an opportunity of creating your personal brand that makes you known far and wide across the globe.

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Why Giving Instant Feedback is Important for Effective Learning

Edume

It’s no secret that feedback is an important component of effective learning. It’s a reaction to a learners’ action - whether right or wrong - that aims to engage, inform and increase knowledge by reducing “discrepancies between current understandings and performance and a goal”.

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Design - Knowing Doing Gap - Best of eLearning Learning

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Seeing The Invisible: How To Identify Early Indicators Of Gaps In Instructional Design And Training Effectiveness. What is ‘Cloud Computing’, and what can it do for Education? The Best EDU Blogs on the Planet! Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank - eLearning Technology , September 15, 2009. What do online instructors have to know about H1N1? get the file size you want … - Adobe Captivate Blog , September 11, 2009.

Training Needs Analysis: A Step-By-Step Guide To Identify Performance Gaps In Your Organization

TalentLMS

Do you know which online training resources your employees need to boost on-the-job performance? How To Identify Performance Gaps In Your Organization: A Step-By-Step Guide To Training Needs Analysis. It boasts interactive online training simulations that impart practical experience, eLearning assessments to gauge employee knowledge, and even a built-in feedback system to collect learner data. Determine The Necessary Skills And Knowledge.

How Do I Increase My Learners’ Motivation With Gamification?

Cinecraft

The key to making rewards, points, and other game mechanics effective is to use them to motivate and encourage a specific behavior. Before delving into the methodology of developing effective learning games, you need to know what gamification is, and just as importantly, what it is not. When training and game elements are appropriately designed and implemented, learners know what is expected of them and perform their jobs better.

How to Design an Effective LMS Training Program

TOPYX LMS

Like many decision makers, you may be more than ready to improve the effectiveness of your company’s LMS training program. This may seem like a tough feat, but an effective corporate training program streamlines the process. And, believe it or not, designing this type of program isn’t all that hard to do. Most employees want to do their job faster and more efficiently. If you don’t know how to design a corporate LMS training program, you are not alone.

Before You Convert ILT to eLearning Do These 6 Things

Cinecraft

Creating quick and effective online training from your classroom content has lots of pitfalls. How can your company take advantage of this unique opportunity quickly, yet effectively? Are there gaps in performance that have been identified? What do people struggle with in class? Which parts do the learners like best? You do not have to lose this valuable activity when transitioning to online. Keep what a learner must know and remove what is good to know.

It’s 2020 and You Need an LMS Yesterday: 5 Things You Need to Know

Schoox

Online learning has a number of advantages for businesses challenged with the need to deliver effective, continuous training across their entire workforce. When this happens, some workers get the training they need and others do not.

6 Do’s and Don’ts for More Effective Sales Coaching

Allego

Research shows that boosting the effectiveness of your front-line sales managers’ coaching is the single biggest driver of higher win rates, yet over a third of managers we recently surveyed felt they don’t do enough of it. Front-line sales managers need help understanding who, what and when to coach, but they also need to know how to deliver coaching in a way that reps will receive it well. Don’t assume the rep already knows how to do X, Y or Z.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? Point of today’s conversation: talking training, design and development if a marketing person were doing it. What are they doing that’s different?

Upskilling Your Workforce: How to Do it Through Training

LearnUpon

Up-to-date knowledge. Upskilling your employees keeps them knowledgeable on new processes, improves overall performance and, in turn, helps your business grow. Not only do challenges like this leave them feeling frustrated and disengaged, but it also impacts their productivity and, critically, your bottom line. Here are some helpful tips on how to do just that. . It’s a more cost-effective option too. Let us know in the comments below.

Designing Effective Learning Experiences

Interactive Services

The modern era of training and e-learning is often characterized by the learning coma – a phenomenon in which learners are lulled into a semi-conscious state of boredom and ennui, all the while trying to care, but in reality, suffering from a serious motivation gap. Designing effective learning experiences is both an art and a science that incorporates a number of strategies, including: Empathizing with learners’ challenges. What do you want your learners to do?

Stop! Before You Convert ILT to eLearning Do These 6 Things

Cinecraft

Creating quick and effective online training from your classroom content has lots of pitfalls. How can your company take advantage of this unique opportunity quickly, yet effectively? Are there gaps in performance that have been identified? What do people struggle with in class? Which parts do the learners like best? You do not have to lose this valuable activity when transitioning to online. Keep what a learner must know and remove what is good to know.

Top 5 reasons to move from face-to-face to online training

Digitec Interactive

What do you do when you need to learn something? Most people don’t share the exact same knowledge gaps. If one or more of your workers are being kept out of the office for any particular reason , it’s good to know that they won’t be left behind.

Everything Gets Easier When You Know Who Your Ideal Client Is with Agency Operator and Podcaster Jason Resnick

LifterLMS

Learn how everything gets easier when you know who your ideal client is with agency operator and podcaster Jason Resnick in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Chris Badgett: So let’s start with how do you define the ideal customer?

It’s 2020 and You Need an LMS Yesterday: 5 Things You Need to Know

Schoox

Online training has a number of advantages for businesses dealing with the problem of delivering effective training to their workforce on a continuing basis. When this happens, some of the workers get the proper training they need and others do not.

3 Mental models for learning L&D professionals should know about

Matrix

Furthermore, modern technology allows us to see and listen to people from different corners of the world, trying to see things through their eyes and draw knowledge from their experiences. 3 Mental models for learning L&D professionals should know about. Figure out the gaps and go back to the source material. Repeat the process until all gaps are filled. Understand where the gaps are.

These 3 Tips Can Change Your Compliance E-Learning Forever - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. The ideal is to meet your compliance needs and at the same time identify legitimate gaps in understanding. This allows you to address those gaps and provide the type of intervention that gets people up to the desired skill and performance level. Make it a very comprehensive assessment so that you can truly identify their knowledge and skill level. You can do an assessment as a series of case studies or scenarios, as well as a traditional quiz.

What is Competency Management and Why Do You Need It?

Avilar

After years of seeing business transformation sparked by improved, intentional management of employees’ skills and talent, we can be (too) quick to jump right into conversations about how to do competency management and what to do next. So, this blog post does just that. How do you get the most from your competency initiative? A competency is the combined knowledge, abilities, and expertise of an individual or an organization. RELATED BLOGS AND WHITE PAPERS.

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

The hype cycle theory holds that new concepts and technologies are initially little known, and thus little discussed, when they emerge from their Innovation Trigger – the point at which someone dreams them up, and only a small group of cognoscenti knows of them. During this period of maximum hype, the new concepts become incessantly repeated buzzwords that are routinely slotted into conference presentation titles, blog posts and social media jottings.

Designing a Performance Support Program for a Global BFSI Leader

Infopro Learning

Most industry leaders already know this and have comprehensive training programs in place to ensure that they are providing quality service. However, the most successful organizations do not approach employee training and development as a one-time event.

7 Employee Training Strategies to Optimize Workplace Success

Epilogue Systems

Did you know the average cost-per-hire is $4,129? Here are 7 must-know employee training strategies you should consider. Retain institutional knowledge. From traditional to modern and tech-enabled, there are many employee training strategies, and each can be effective in the right situation. In a classroom environment, all attendees receive the same information at the same time from a knowledgeable instructor. Blog Employee Training Knowledge transfer