[Free Webinar!] More Courses, Less Cost: How to Provide More Content on a Limited Budget

Adobe Captivate

New year, new training budget! And a new class to help you figure out what to do with it. Managing a budget has always been weirdly enjoyable for me – sort of like playing a jigsaw puzzle with money. More Courses, Less Cost: How to Provide More Content on a Limited Budget. How is your 2019 training budget treating you? It’s early in the year, and many L&D managers and directors are figuring out how to best apply their budget to their annual goals.

eLearning On a Budget – A Guide to Cost-Efficient Corporate eLearning

Adobe Captivate

They’re happy to bleed their L&D budget dry month after month on a failed learning program, but will not willing to invest in an eLearning program which will likely get results as well as give them an amazing ROI. Although it is our opinion that every individual working at an organization can and should be trained and upskilled, not all organizations may agree with this, especially if they wish to work with a tight L&D budget.

5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget

Association eLearning

Now, the really fun part begins – sharing the good news with your members and getting them excited about your association’s eLearning programs. Here are 5 creative ways to market your eLearning on a budget: 1. Tips for using gamification to market your eLearning – Create a contest of sorts; it doesn’t have to be anything elaborate and if you don’t have the budget, actual “prizes” are not even necessary.

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8 Tips to Build a Blended Learning Solution on a Budget

Obsidian Learning

Building blended learning solutions on a budget is not a hard choice to understand, but it can be hard to do. This knowledge will guide you to make good decisions about how and where to spend your blended learning budget.

Learning Events: 10 Ways to Level Up Your Content Programming

Talented Learning

Historically, associations built educational content programming around live location-based events. Of course, no one can afford to sink unlimited resources into content programming. Jessica Lane – Director of Client Success for Freestone LMS at Community Brands.

Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget

Obsidian Learning

New post Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget on Obsidian Learning. Training on a budget: ILT vs. WBT. The ROI for eLearning always adds up, and since budgets are low, many turn to self-paced learning as a lower cost solution.

The Benefits of SaaS: Hosted LMS

Association eLearning

They then pay a fee, either by subscriber or by monthly usage to the provider who maintains the software program and provides technical support to the client. You have time to focus on creating the right learning content and developing marketing strategies to build your eLearning programs.

Obama Budget to Include $8 Billion Training Fund

Mindflash

President Obama proposed a new Community College to Career Fund Monday, which intends to provide some 2 million people with job-related training — a project that people in the e-Learning and training fields will certainly want to keep an eye on.

Action Mapping With a Twist: A Tool for Budgeting E-Learning Development

E-learning Uncovered

For our purposes, this goal is to complete an e-learning project (on budget). In our modified budget mapping process, we’ll use this last step to identify the factors that can influence the amount of time necessary to complete each task.

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How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

Over the past few years, I’ve helped more than 50 organizations choose a learning platform as a backbone for continuing education programs. JAKE SAYS: Over the past few decades, community associations (homeowners associations and cooperatives) have experienced explosive growth.

How to Launch a Successful Online Course MVP, Generate Multiple Income Streams, and Build a Team with Divi Community Leader David Blackmon of Aspen Grove Studios

LifterLMS

How to launch a successful online course MVP, generate multiple income streams, and build a team with Divi community leader David Blackmon of Aspen Grove Studios in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. James who is also another leader in the Divi community.

Get a head start on designing your training program with OpenSesame Curated Lists

OpenSesame

With limited time, budget, and resources, L&D teams like yours are relying more on their trusted content partner for curation to save time, learn about hot training topics, and prepare the organization for the future. What training do your learners need today?

Get a headstart on designing your training program with OpenSesame Curated Lists

OpenSesame

With limited time, budget, and resources, L&D teams like yours are relying more on their trusted content partner for curation to save time, learn about hot training topics, and prepare the organization for the future. What training do your learners need today?

Infographics and Learning

Learnnovators

Here is an interesting infographic that explains what an infographic is, from visual.ly – an infographic sharing community: [link]. Programming Skills. Here is a wonderful infographic that captures the entire US federal budget in a single graphic.

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Top Tips to Guarantee a Successful eLearning Program Launch (Part 3)

Litmos

As I discussed in Parts 1 and 2 of this blog series , I presented a webinar with Litmos recently that outlined my top ten tips to guarantee a successful eLearning program launch. Many eLearning programs kick-off with a small budget.

What Girl Scouts Cookie Program Can Teach NonProfits About Corporate Training?

MagicBox

Consider for a minute, the door-to-door Girl Scout cookie sales pitches versus that of an organization operating in your community. Despite their young age, the girl scouts are well trained in the art of sales and as a result, last year’s girl scout cookie program sales revenue were over $800 million in the United States alone. The post What Girl Scouts Cookie Program Can Teach NonProfits About Corporate Training?

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What Girl Scouts Cookie Program Can Teach NonProfits About Corporate Training?

MagicBox

Consider for a minute, the door-to-door Girl Scout cookie sales pitches versus that of an organization operating in your community. Despite their young age, the girl scouts are well trained in the art of sales and as a result, last year’s girl scout cookie program sales revenue were over $800 million in the United States alone. The post What Girl Scouts Cookie Program Can Teach NonProfits About Corporate Training?

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10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

If you want more details, one of the community MVPs shared some tips on how to improve your audio quality. Even if you’re on a limited budget, you can get a good microphone for about $50. I’m no audio engineer. And odds are that neither are you.

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Devlearn 2017: The Future is Here (recap)

Tom Spiglanin

The conference program served the theme well, from the four keynote presentations to each of the concurrent sessions I attended. For many of my colleagues, this was exciting, a chance to imagine the change they can personally effect both at work and within their communities.

Who Really Benefits from Volunteerism?

Obsidian Learning

The case for community engagement and outreach in corporate America. Business as usual” marks a win-win relationship for the company and the client; with the addition of a community service component, company employees and charitable organizations are implicated in the winnings as well.

How to Sponsor and Retain Managers in MBA Programs

CLO Magazine

It may cost some money upfront, but with the right support and retention efforts, sponsoring employee MBA programs could more than justify the investment. Imagine a scenario in which an employee wants to upgrade her skill set, so she enrolls in an executive MBA program. Her employer sees the value in bolstering her leadership abilities, reimburses her for courses taken, and provides formal and informal support as she juggles the job and her academic program.

Blended and Distributed Learning Case Study

Obsidian Learning

Limited time and budget – Course scheduled for four months from project start date. We used the most basic technology – group email lists and a pre-class conference call – to create a learning community. New post Blended and Distributed Learning Case Study on Obsidian Learning.

Addressing On-Demand Learning and Performance Needs #LCBQ | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The questions prompt quite a lively and interesting discussion among online community members. In a recent post What Makes a Successful Community Manager? Particularly for those communities formed online or in close proximity.

Predicting Learning Success

CLO Magazine

Think about the logical chain of value from any learning program: level 1, reaction; level 2, learning; level 3, application; level 4, impact; and level 5, ROI. We know from experience that programs are evaluated infrequently at level 3, less often at level 4 and rarely at level 5.

4 Tips to Building A Comprehensive Content Strategy

Abila

In fact, it’s the driving force of any successful e-learning program. When examining what attracts members to continuing education programs, the quality of content trumps both price and convenience. We’ve all heard the expression “content is king.”

Q&A with Nicole Tarasoff

Interactive Services

Currently, Nicole is a senior compliance manager on LinkedIn’s small but mighty Global Compliance & Integrity team, where she spearheads the company’s compliance training and program build, communications, and culture initiatives.

Checking In

Tom Spiglanin

The first will be on Thursday on the subject of effective video for learning on a shoestring budget, and the second on Friday titled, “Lights, Camera … Wait, Who Has the Script?” Changing Workplace Community Conferences Tools and Technology Video Production

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eLearning Trends In 2019: How To Use Them To Enhance Your Learning Strategy

Adobe Captivate

While the ILT mode is not dying, it will soon start getting limited to niche programs. The triggers include push from learners to reduced training budgets and shorter cycles to train employees. My assessment is that in 2019, we will see a higher percentage of programs going to the fully online format that can be consumed on the device of the learner’s choice (ranging from smartphones/tablets to laptops/desktops). 10% is through formal training programs.

A Meeting Platform to Deliver Webinars? Not so Fast!

Abila

Budgets are tight, time is limited, and perhaps a platform such as Adobe Connect or GoToWebinar meets your organization’s immediate needs. Give yourself room to grow your learning program.

Podcast 19: Customer Education 101 – With Dave Derington of Azuqua

Talented Learning

EPISODE 19 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: On our previous episode , we talked about the increasing popularity of customer success programs among high-growth companies – especially software-as-a-service (SaaS) vendors. But for startups that need to move fast, you may not have the time or budget.

Podcast 14: Managing Nonprofit Member Education at The Land Trust Alliance

Talented Learning

Most land trusts are local organizations that conserve places they cherish in their communities. We work with volunteer groups of all sizes to help them preserve whatever lands are important to their community now and for the future. WELCOME TO EPISODE 14 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW!

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The Masterclass on Informal Learning

Jay Cross

You need to satisfy increasing demands with reduced staff and budget. Depending on the level of the group, we may apply the 10-step implementation program from the 702010Forum. 702010 Coherent Organization Design Increasing profitability Informal Learning Learning Community

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you have read any of the following books I will highly appreciate if you share your opinion with the e-Learning community. => Allen bridges the gap from theory to practice on both training and educational programs.

How to Ask Better Training Questions

Learning Rebels

Been there done that, bought the t-shirt… We’ve all been there, done that, created training programs that do not have a snowball’s chance in hell of being successful. They aren’t making the budget.

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This Is What I Believe About Learning in Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

As globalization increases and communities become more diverse, the competitive advantage of any organization will be its collective knowledge and its expanded expertise. Data indicates that less than 20% of participants apply learning from formal training programs.