e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less

G-Cube

Therefore, despite fluctuations of the economy and limited training budgets, companies are always on the lookout for sustainable learning solutions that can be created and delivered within limited means – of time as well as money. This will help you develop e-Learning on a shoestring budget.

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Podcast 32: Building a Customer Education Business Case – With Bill Cushard of Learndot

Talented Learning

EPISODE 32 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: If you’re a fan of Talented Learning, you know I’m obsessed with customer education. Bill is one of the few people in the world who truly has a finger on the pulse of customer education. What led you to customer education, specifically?

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Custom Content vs Off the Shelf

Association eLearning

Today we ask, “which is better, off the shelf vs custom content ?”” Questions of budget and staff weigh into this decision heavily. Off the Shelf Pros: Less expensive than custom courses. Custom Content Pros: Organization specific, so an organization gets exactly what they need.

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What Do I Need in an LMS? I’m Looking to Market and Sell eLearning.

Association eLearning

Custom Themes: Like the ability to upload your logos, the ability to use a custom theme that more closely resembles the website your association is currently using, greatly helps with continuity in the learner experience. I’m Looking to Market and Sell eLearning.

How to make best use of your training budget in 3 steps

Rob Hubbard

In uncertain times, L&D budgets have a tendency to get slashed. It’s an ideal time for L&D to reposition yourselves as integral to the business, as consultative partners who help to support wider organisational strategy and goals, rather than as a training shop.

Creativity within Constraints: When Cost, Resource Scarcity, or Deadlines Make Effective Elearning Seem Out of Reach

The Learning Dispatch

Budget limits. An interaction catalog can help you develop effective elearning under constraints. Developing Effective Custom Training While Respecting Resource Limitations. And this is a greater challenge when it comes to elearning (and other forms of online training).

Custom Learning Experiences: Next Commercial Training Trend?

Talented Learning

Customer-focused organizations everywhere are making “ learning experience ” a top priority and for commercial training companies, and it has become a mission-critical requirement. Want to learn more about Custom Learning Experiences? Trending: Open Source/Custom Models.

5 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Customer Base

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS 5 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Customer Base by Paul on September 22, 2010 in customer service , sales A key driver of your company’s value is the aggregate value of your customer base.

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Where is L&D heading?

E-Learning Provocateur

Last week I was invited by David Swaddle to be a panellist at the Sydney eLearning and Instructional Design meetup. Students are customers, and increasing competition, deregulation and even the emergence of MOOCs has shifted power into their hands.

What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

As an independent learning systems consultant , I’m often asked to share my opinion about what’s happening in the LMS market. Mobile Apps: Not long ago, custom mobile learning apps seemed like a passing fad, but now they’re making a comeback.

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Not Everyone is a Social Customer | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Are people still just people, customers still customers, and social media simply tools we can all add to our ever-growing belt? Thierry de Baillon , cofounder of Socialearning Consulting, takes this stance in a recent blog post.

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How to Assemble the Perfect eLearning Team

ThinkingKap Solutions

For anyone who has not worked on a significant sized eLearning project, all the moving pieces can make it feel like a Rube Goldberg machine. Creating the perfect eLearning team that works best for you really depends on your staffing, structure, and bandwidth. eLearning Developer.

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

The arrival of a new year means we have new eLearning predictions to reveal! Before we unpack all five of our latest industry predictions, I want to take a moment to recap our past eLearning predictions from 2013 and 2014. What all that said, here are our eLearning predictions for 2015.

5 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Customer Base | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS 5 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Customer Base by Paul on September 22, 2010 in customer service , sales A key driver of your company’s value is the aggregate value of your customer base.

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Is Building eLearning Internally the Right Strategy?

ThinkingKap Solutions

As you’re probably aware, all the cool kids are using eLearning for their training needs these days. While ILT is still viable for certain situations (and will be for the foreseeable future), eLearning has too many benefits to be ignored. How much eLearning will be needed?

Small Businesses: How to Get Started with E-Learning (Without Blowing Your Budget)

Mindflash

They own small businesses with fittingly small training budgets and they feel that they’ve been shut-out from using E-Learning by a marketplace that caters to enterprise clients with deep pockets. But custom designing every E-Learning course is NOT a low-cost solution.

5 Simple and Effective eLearning Interactions

Bottom-Line Performance

Why invest in eLearning courses instead of “flat” media like powerpoints and webinars? Besides the obvious benefits of reduced costs and a virtual training environment, eLearning allows learners to practice new skills and concepts safely through a variety of interactions.

Are You Overlooking Today’s Hottest Corporate Learning Trend?

Talented Learning

After all, learning practitioners are widely known for saying they want to consult more deeply with business leaders, align with strategic objectives and even earn a seat at the executive table. For example, some of the most dynamic LMS market growth is happening in customer education.

Join us at World of Learning Conference & Exhibition, to see our award-winning LMS, custom eLearning & learning apps

Unicorn Training

As we continue to build on thirty years' experience helping businesses to understand and address their learning challenges, we appreciate that not every organisation is the same, and that often it takes a far more consultative input than many initially think to find the unique blend of learning methods that are right for you.Whatever your learning goal, we can helpIn order to drive real behaviour change, we're aware that you need more than just a standalone learning intervention.

The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses

eLearning Brothers

Instructional Designer, eLearning Consultant, Feature & Technical Writer. In many current training scenarios, mobile eLearning typically supplements a traditional online or partially online course, or it may completely replace these standard learning delivery options.

Education and Marketing – Why the Two Must Team for Success in eLearning

Association eLearning

The problem is, when it comes time to market the association’s eLearning education or professional development in general, the lines get blurred, the message gets lost or marketing opportunities are missed entirely. They had a business plan for their eLearning.

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Are you Encouraging or Discouraging Your Learners?

Facilitador

What do we do as instructional designers if we don’t have the budgets or the time to build full-fledged simulations that try to recreate reality? appeared first on Facilitador - e-learning, employee training, custom training, training consulting.

Podcast 10: The New Face of Nonprofit Leadership Development – With Meera Chary of Bridgespan

Talented Learning

And how is this innovative concept helping consulting firms extend their reach? Bridgespan is one of the world’s premier nonprofit management consulting firms that empowers mission-driven organizations and philanthropists to accelerate social change.

What can Hollywood teach you about making your Elearning AWESOME?

eLearning Brothers

What can Hollywood teach you about making your eLearning AWESOME? My wife has benefited from this most as I consult the Hair/Makeup & Wardrobe departments for gift ideas. By now you may be asking yourself, “What does any of this have to do with eLearning?”

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2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

4) Customer Education Remains a Golden Ticket. Try to name a corporation without customers. That’s why customer education is such a hot segment of the extended enterprise universe. It’s a fact that educated customers are more profitable customers.

How to be Successfull in the E-Learning Industry

Rapid eLearning

Thus it’s important to manage how you work with customers and how they understand your contributions. If you’re just getting started, here are some things to keep in mind: Successful E-Learning Pleases the Customer. Your customer is why you have a job.

Double Your eLearning Return on Investment

eLearning Architect

My seminar was called ‘How to Double your eLearning Return on Investment’ - and following a lively seminar with lots of questions, I wanted to share some highlights. Running my own eLearning consultancy has certainly been an eye-opener and provided me with a steep learning curve.

Extended Enterprise Learning: Can You Get There From Here?

Talented Learning

Are you an HR or L&D professional trying to figure out how to expand your training programs to customers, channel partners or others outside of your organization’s walls? Where does the budget come from? Do sponsors want to onboard customers faster or more successfully?

9 Tips for a Successful eLearning Photoshoot

Leo Learning

This blog from LEO Learning Art Director Megan Noones looks at 9 ways L&D teams can execute a successful eLearning photoshoot. You’ve just signed off on a new proposal for an eLearning course and you realize that you will need to provide content for the build.

A showdown between quality eLearning and rapid development? #ASTD2014

Web Courseworks

This week, Managing eLearning features another guest post from Andy Hicken, Web Courseworks’ Product Innovation Specialist. Multiple presenters lamented a disconnect between the theory and practice of eLearning, and session attendees appeared to agree.

People, Process and Product. P3 in eLearning

TalentLMS

Are you looking into enterprise level eLearning solutions? Are you trying to find an eLearning consultant who would help develop learning and knowledge management solutions for your organization? Remember, eLearning is all about people, process and product management.

Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development: Ultimate Cheat Sheet

Adobe Captivate

Outsourcing of eLearning content development has been there for a few decades. However, there are several challenges that are inherent to outsourcing eLearning content development. Here is how to evaluate the right partner to outsource your eLearning content development. Ultimate Cheat Sheet To Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development. The Challenges When You Outsource Your eLearning Content Development.

Save Time & Money with Hybrid E-Learning Design

Rapid eLearning

Back then, most e -learning was custom-built in Flash. But when we needed custom interactivity, we’d build just those pieces in Flash and insert them into our PowerPoint-based courses. That meant we got fast development and custom interactivity: a win-win.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

Early on, I discovered that organizations invest much more heavily in learning programs for customers, partners and community members. So I co-founded Talented Learning as the world’s only research and consulting firm focused primarily on advancing extended enterprise learning.

Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career.

Dashe & Thomson

Before you commit to delivering a project based on these ratios (or buying services from someone based on them), it is useful to keep a few things in mind about eLearning Development Ratios: 1. The subject matter – teaching consultants how to configure ERP software – was unusually complex.

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