7-Steps to Creating an Effective E-learning Program Part 1: Assessment

Your Training Edge

One way to see what content is being used and in what contexts is to go out to major Learning Management System vendors such as Learn.com or GeoLearning and ask for a free tour. You’ll see that e-learning possibilities are very broad and are only limited by your audience and possibly your budget. The first requirement is simply a question of budget. Building an effective e-learning program is a seven-step process.

One Version of the Future

The Learning Circuits

Let's say I'm a marketing director with budget responsibility for my department. A week from today there's a meeting to launch the budgeting process for next year's budget. It also has organized last year's budget, my budgeting notes, a guide from finance on corporate budget strategy for this year - with my bosses reactions and directions included. Some will be the vendors you know today - SumTotal , GeoLearning , SAS , Oracle , etc.

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Q&A from Blog Readers on E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

On the Maestro side (formally GeoLearning), I don’t understand how they could have dropped the ball on the platform. It depends on what features you need, what is your budget, how often you plan to use the product and how are people going to access – i.e I just dropped a chunk of my budget on your system – I should get support and service for free. There is nothing like interaction.

LMS News. Directory. Plus E-Learning Notes

eLearning 24-7

If it does not fit your budget, you do not go forward. So why do it for the biggest purchase for your training budget? Exclusive Scoops on who is out at GeoLearning following the acquisition by SumTotal Systems – not presented anywhere on the net. E-Learn Info, my company, now offers 3 tiers of advisory services that can fit any budget. A new year is upon us and thus it is time to re-visit the LMS market.

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2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

In fact, each of the “Four Horsemen” who rule the enterprise – namely SumTotal , Saba , Plateau & Geolearning – gave it a go in some way although no one outside their immediate customers or PR agencies seemed to notice. A.K.A. How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out!