10 Keys for a Successful Onboarding Program

Learning Wire

Want to find out more about the key role of onboarding and to get concrete tips to implement great onboarding programs? Current onboarding program analysis shows that most companies start their formal onboarding on Day 1 and the average duration of the program is 28 days. There is a slow shift towards longer programs that last 3 to 6 months, with traditional onboarding transitioning into continuous development and the regular employee performance cycle.

How to Create Learning Program Competency Models [Part 3]

Watershed

discusses how and why the organization created competency models for their learning programs—including advice and best practices for fellow L&D practitioners. Developing Competency Models for Learning Programs. To increase Caterpillar dealerships’ workforce leadership, sales, and product support-related competencies, our Global Dealer Learning (GDL) team created a competency model for each program. How did GDL create competency models for multiple programs?

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How to Develop an eLearning Program for Your Company

Roundtable Learning

What does it take to develop an eLearning training program ? . In this article, we will cover what you need to know to launch your eLearning training, including what eLearning is and popular tools, steps to start an eLearning program along with our top tips for success. According to research by Brandon Hall Group , 72% of organizations believe that eLearning puts them at a competitive advantage in their market. Steps to Launch an eLearning Program.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: All Work And No Learning.

Learning Visions

No conscious time to stop and smell the roses; to reflect on whats been going on and why; to incorporate any lessons learned. Theres barely any time to even think if Ive learned any lessons. Heres some of what Ive been trying lately, in an effort not to let some important lessons slip by -- in an effort to keep the passion and NOT enter burnout land: Take notes. Lessons learned meetings (do people still do this?

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Free L&D webinars for January 2021

Limestone Learning

Participate in this interactive program to learn the critical elements for evaluating programs, where the desired outcomes are not strictly numeric in nature. You’ll learn: Lessons about how to shape a learning organization that’s innovative and aligned to business needs.

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Benefits of Online Learning: 27 of the Best Secrets You Need to Know Today

Spark Your Interest

Moreover, an organization or educator might also push out reminder lessons or refreshers. Such as, once-a-year tasks can have a reminder email/nudge with a micro-lesson attached to it. Or if there are updates to the program, you might get a notification about the new content. A Brandon Hall study found that online learning requires 40-60 percent less employee time than in-person training.

How Cisco Uses Knowledge Guru to Teach Product and Technical Knowledge (Interview)

Bottom-Line Performance

I interviewed Paula Rossini, Global Program Manager at Cisco, to learn more about how Cisco uses Knowledge Guru games to teach its sales associates. Cisco’s sales associate training program (CSAP) has won multiple Brandon Hall awards for its innovative approaches, including a 2014 “Gold” award won in partnership with BLP. I’m a Global Program Manager. We also have a new hire acceleration program (SNAP) and a new internship program for university students.

5 Must-Have LMS Features To Ensure Return On Investment

Docebo

One of the most important objectives of any learning program is to collect and analyze data to best understand how your learners are using the programs you’ve deployed and whether or not they’re achieving the learning objectives you’ve set out. . The reporting capabilities your learning technology provides, and how that data is expressed, is key to uncovering the insights you need to improve your L&D programs and drive organizational success.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Schooling for the K-12 Set

Learning Visions

This hasnt gotten onto my radar before -- Im not sure if there are any state-funded online programs in Massachusetts. All the projects provided standalone, asynchronous lessons. The less-fascinating lessons were mostly HTML text and static images. The more fun lessons were completely original Flash, highly interactive, with humor not only allowed but encouraged. In both modes, the lessons were designed to meet very specific academic standards.

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How Cisco Uses Knowledge Guru to Teach Product and Technical Knowledge (Interview)

Knowledge Guru

I interviewed Paula Rossini, Global Program Manager at Cisco, to learn more about how Cisco uses Knowledge Guru games to teach its sales associates. Cisco’s sales associate training program (CSAP) has won multiple Brandon Hall awards for its innovative approaches, including a 2014 “Gold” award won in partnership with BLP. I’m a Global Program Manager. We also have a new hire acceleration program (SNAP) and a new internship program for university students.

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from a webinar presented by Brandon Hall on Wednesday, April 26 2011. (I Tom Werner, Chief Research Officer, Brandon Hall [link] LMSs are adding social features – including RSS feeds, peer ratings of content. In Brandon Hall’s research, haven’t talked to a single LMS vendor who is NOT adding these tools. Video, podcasts, discussion forums, games, mentoring programs (Partner new learners with those already certified).

Create A Social Learning Culture With Origin Konnect

Origin Learning

To align new employees with the work culture and to get them quickly trained and adjusted into the organization’s business requires robust training that is comprehensive in its approach- it doesn’t just happen in chunks of classroom sessions or merely online lessons; rather it has to be one which is available all the time through multiple media. Origin Learning is a winner of multiple CLO and Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards for consecutive years.

Free learning & development webinars for September 2020

Limestone Learning

Paul will also show you how you can divide your video into individual lessons and place the relevant questions in between video lessons. Issuing a policy that says “We don’t discriminate” isn’t the same as a comprehensive inclusion and diversity program.

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Free L&D webinars for November 2020

Limestone Learning

You’ll expose these powerful ideas and illustrate their significance through a number of examples drawn from the training programs of major corporations. “ Leaves, tree, red ” by Peng Sun is licensed by Pixabay. There’s a chill in the air — time to don a fleecy warm mask!

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Effective Learning Strategies Are Never “One Size Fits All”

Docebo

But just 10% of organizations are using personalized learning strategically in their L&D activities, according to research by the Brandon Hall Group. Leveraging a personalized approach enables the organization to adapt lessons based on individual employee retention and performance to elevate training activities into a strategic powerhouse that drives organizational performance. Learning technology is critical to the effective execution of personalized learning programs.

Social Learning pays off! A Success Story

Origin Learning

Recognition by Brandon Hall and the CLO forum is considered prestigious. If during the pilot-phase 500 employees were covered, the program touched 9,000 employees during the roll-out period! With no training program to use, the solution was modeled with navigation features similar to the most popular social sites. The program roll-out was so successful that it made users have second thoughts about their company’s intranet! Learning by force is passé.

Free L&D webinars for December 2019

Limestone Learning

Monday, December 2, 2019, 11:00AM – 11:30AM PT: DEMO: Personalized Development Programs: Why Learning Alone Isn’t Enough (Free for ATD members) Today’s work environment creates several learning and development challenges. The key is to connect your L&D programs to the experiences your people want. Elearning Best Practices Many of you are planning your training and education programs for 2020, and may want to ask an expert for advice.

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Free learning & development webinars for June 2020

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 11AM – 12PM PT: How Training Managers Can Use Self-Development to Improve Their Programs (Free for ATD members) As a training program manager, you spend so much time and energy developing others that focusing on your self-development may feel less important, but it’s not. In fact, the more a program manager invests in their own skills, the more impact they can have on an organization. Create better certification programs and assessments.

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Change Management Process and Structure for Learning Transformation

Watershed

To ensure the right expertise is on the right team, we redirected teams from focusing on regions to focusing on programs and functions. However, because our learners are spread across the globe, we needed to reconfigure the GDL team needed to better provide support for learning programs. Do you have any advice or lessons learned to share? And the biggest lesson learned is to over-communicate as much as possible and with clear intent.

Making Microlearning More Social

AthenaOnline

AthenaOnline is happy to announce that just added threaded discussions to our content licensing program to create even stronger social learning ties. Based on a Brandon Hall Group study 73% of companies expressed their desire to increase their focus on social learning. It is no longer enough to have people watch or listen to lessons; we need to find ways to get them to interact with learning in an organic way that is driven by the learner.

Optimization is the Key to Innovation in Learning

Training Orchestra

What lessons can we learn from business? Lessons from Business. The lesson? According to Brandon Hall Group’s research for 2017, instructor-led training has the highest use rating. Thoma uses 70% of resources on core programs, 20% on developments to the core and 10% on totally new experiments, like peer-to-peer learning[4]. Billion-Dollar Lessons: What You Can Learn from the Most Inexcusable Business Failures of the Last 25 Years.

Free L&D webinars for March 2020

Limestone Learning

According to Brandon Hall Group’s 2020 Learning Technology Study, 42% of companies are actively looking to replace their current LMS. Join David Wentworth, Principal Learning Analyst at Brandon Hall Group, and Henderson Valentine, Customer Success Manager at Docebo, as they discuss the evolving learning landscape and what it takes to move to a new platform that can deliver this environment. “ Stem, bloom, plant ” by Luis Rodriguez is licensed by Pixabay.

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How Effective are Video-Based Training Courses?

TOPYX LMS

In the 2015 Video for Learning Pulse Survey , the Brandon Hall Group reported that about 95 percent of companies use some degree of video in their training. The Brandon Hall Group commented, “When we consider the types of training available, video has the potential to be some of the most engaging, if used properly.” Employee-training programs are becoming increasingly video-based. Training is like oxygen to a company. Without it, a company dies.

Free L&D webinars for May 2019

Limestone Learning

Unfortunately, when workers are at work, there are deviations, exceptions, and unknowns that they have not been trained on – mainly because training programs are for perfect solutions, rather than exceptions. How to assist learners and workers go beyond the training programs they’re provided. This webcast is based on the ATD Press book, "Leadership Lessons for Any Occasion: Stories of Our Mothers" (December 2018).

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eLearning statistics and trends: 2020

Ed App

In fact, Brandon Hall and Rosenberg (2001) found that eLearning can increase knowledge retention by up to 60% simply because it’s more engaging than traditional learning. Every day around 50,000 lessons are delivered by EdApp in more than 90 countries around the world.

How Streamlining a Data Ecosystem Can Impact Learning Measurement

Watershed

And in the process, our team learned two important lessons: Not presuming all learning systems vendors understand the technology and standards to integrate platforms. Specifically, we plan to continue our focus on video-based learning development, skills assessment, and robust digital on-the-job training program. In the last post of our case study blog series , Alfonso Riley, learning technology consultant at Caterpillar Inc.,

Free L&D webinars for December 2018

Limestone Learning

By sending out your learning materials, lessons, and modules in a coordinated way across different channels and using different types of media your training program can encourage learner memory, practice, and mastery. Thursday, December 6, 2018, 10AM – 11:30AM PT: Excellence in Technology Awards 2018 Announcements Join Brandon Hall Group executives as they announce the winners of the coveted 2018 Excellence in Technology Awards in a live web event.

Five Steps to Making Your Content Mobile Ready

Xyleme

Given the ubiquitous nature of mobile technology, one would think that most Learning and Development (L&D) organizations would be well on their way to developing programs specifically for use on mobile devices. In this small excerpt from a Brandon Hall webinar on mobile performance support, Mark Hellinger, President and CEO of Xyleme, succinctly explains why this need not be a complicated process: 3.

Free learning & development webinars for July 2020

Limestone Learning

Join Jeremy Negrey, Director of Customer Education at PartsSource, and Moe Chehab, Senior Multimedia Developer at D2L, to find out how PartsSource: Tailored COVID-related training to meet the unique requirements of an online learning program. Used data and analytics to assess the impact and success of the new program. Join Darci Hall, Chief Learning Officer of Providence St. One key to quick lesson design is finding a simple, repeatable template.

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Shattering the way L&D thinks about measurement

CLO Magazine

However, less than 20 percent of companies say they are highly effective at learning measurement, according to Brandon Hall Group’s 2018 Modern Learning Measurement study. A Lesson from Marketing. It’s time for another lesson, this time on data. Square peg. Round hole.

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Free L&D webinars for October 2019

Limestone Learning

Join Patti Phillips, CEO of ROI Institute, and Katharine Aldana, Learning and Development Design Manager for Verizon, as they demonstrate how you can show the impact and ROI of your leadership development programs. Patti will present an overview of the ROI Methodology; Kat will present the application of the methodology to a leadership development program offered at Verizon. By sharing what you’ve learned, others can learn, too, and may be more willing to share their own lessons.

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A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

First, the platform: mLevel’s purpose is to measurably increase the engagement, effectiveness and retention of our client’s workforce learning programs, while reducing the time to create and deploy those programs – often by as much as 80%. The mLevel platform has won numerous awards over the last few years, including Brandon Hall, DevLearn DemoFest, and Elearning! model is essential for ALL learning programs to maximize effectiveness and retention.

Elearning Statistics 2020

Ed App

In fact, Brandon Hall and Rosenberg (2001) found that eLearning can increase knowledge retention by up to 60% simply because it’s more engaging than traditional learning. Every day around 50,000 lessons are delivered by EdApp in more than 90 countries around the world.

eLearning statistics and trends: 2020

Ed App

In fact, Brandon Hall and Rosenberg (2001) found that eLearning can increase knowledge retention by up to 60% simply because it’s more engaging than traditional learning. Every day around 50,000 lessons are delivered by EdApp in more than 90 countries around the world.

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Buy or Build: What’s Right for Your Training Program? Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 12PM – 1PM PT: Certification of Serious Learning Games, Simulations, & Gamification Programs This webinar describes the differences, role, and benefits of serious learning games, simulations, and gamification. However, for a training program to be utilized within an organization and see any ROI, it must be communicated!

Free L&D webinars for December 2017

Limestone Learning

Blended learning campaigns support learner experiences through time-released lessons supported by cohesive content and live events. Identify what resources, activities, and lessons should be included in a learning campaign. Join David Wentworth, Principal Learning Analyst with Brandon Hall Group, and Barbara Farley, Senior Director Global Competency Center at Conduent, as they explore the future of robotic process automation and its impact on learning and development.

Using a Learning Video for eLearning

JCA Solutions

In addition, Brandon Hall research found that 95% of companies use some form of video for training. Sometimes a single training program would cost up to $100 Thousand to produce primarily because of video production costs. Both for children AND ADULTS storytelling is an extremely effective method of teaching lessons. Incorporating a Learning Video is Easier Than You Think. Video is making a comeback of sorts.

Free L&D webinars for June 2019

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 9AM – 11AM PT: Make Your Own Magic: Counterintuitive Lessons Learned from Walt Disney World Walt Disney was not your typical businessman. In this insightful and engaging presentation, Lenn Millbower, The Mouse Man, shares five seemingly backward lessons that help explain Disney’s success. She’s been promoted five times in as many years and is on track to join your leadership bench program.

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Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Selling, Developing, and Delivering a Modern Learning Program for Financial Services (Free for ATD members) Disruption is the new normal in the financial services industry, and that’s made learning and development more important than ever. This webcast will explore a strategic, step-by-step approach you can use to sell, craft, and deliver engaging modern learning programs. A methodology to measure program effectiveness.

Go Slow, Quickly: Make the Move to Mobile

CLO Magazine

Heed the lessons from early e-learning with these warnings: Do not jump too fast for the sake of the technology itself, and do not delay learning, discovering and experimenting. I am not saying, “Quick, launch a big program.” Brandon Hall is chairman of Brandon Hall Group. It’s time to get on the mobile bandwagon. Mobile will be to today’s learning what e-learning was to the classroom. There are now 1 billion smartphones globally.