10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

So, What Will it Cost Me? In terms of pricing, Microsoft PowerPoint (standalone, not including full Microsoft Suite) will cost you about $109, for 1 user (both PC and Mac) in the Microsoft Store, but you can shop around and check out other vendors such as Amazon, Overstock or Office Max/Depot. So, What Will it Cost Me? ON-DEMAND WEBINARS On-demand webinars are a great and cost-effective way to train your employees - as they can access the content anytime, anyplace.

LMS Low-Cost Webinars Hosted eCommerce Subscriptions

Tony Karrer

The learners will get access to webinars, recorded webinars, videos, and other online content that they will author separately. They don't really have a tech team, so going with a hosted solution that would live at a subdomain would be best, i.e., subscribers would go to: learn.company.com in order to sign up, pay, and get access to webinars, content, etc. They are early stage, so low-cost would be good.


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How a Low Cost LMS for CME Costs You More in the Long Run


When it comes to software, however, the difference is that a low cost LMS platform rarely offers the kind of value that you need to support your organization’s goals. In this post, we’ll look at some steps to get the most value for your budget while making sure you have the features that your program needs to ensure success. Bargain LMS platforms often provide value that matches their low, low price. Low or No Support for Learners or Your Organization.

Preventing Expensive Risks of a Low-Cost LMS Software for CME


While cost is always a consideration when evaluating LMS software, there are unreasonable risks that require careful consideration when reviewing your options for CME. Low-cost LMS software doesn’t always mean “unusable” but can you afford the risk? A low-cost LMS may be able to give you just enough of an admin panel for you to launch a single course and manage it, but this won’t be valuable if your organization wants consistent sustainable growth.

Articulate Storyline – 9 Practical Ways To Make A Great Course Within Your Budget

Spark Your Interest

And while anyone with enough time, knowledge, and money can make an outstanding online course, can you do it on a budget? So, most importantly, we also give you 9 practical ways to make a great course within your budget using Articulate Storyline.

Powerful Employee Learning for Small Businesses on a Budget


Consider some low-cost training strategies. So what can you do that will effectively help employees learn without killing the budget? Even the most cost effective program wastes resources if you aren’t training people in skills that improve your business. Surprisingly, one of the most cost effective ways to develop employees is to train all the time. Or you can often find free webinars or seminars hosted by professional organizations.

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Lean times call for creative solutions

Bottom-Line Performance

They also head outdoors for lower cost and healthier entertainment such as hiking. Yesterday on the BLP LOL Live webinar about Moodle, we heard that quite a few organizations are interested in Moodle due to budget constraints. Implementing Moodle as an LMS or social networking as a tool for sharing knowledge still has a learning curve and costs associated with them. However, you gain a cost effective and useful tool.

Free learning & development webinars for June 2021

Limestone Learning

If you’re in self-analysis mode, you might benefit from checking out a free webinar or two. PT: 13 Tactics for Engagement on Larger-Scale Virtual Presentations Engaging webinars and training sessions are more important than they’ve ever been. Know of any upcoming free L&D webinars?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

A ‘low-cost’ LMS starts at an average of $58K. That’s the low price. Because it’s open source, there are no licensing costs. Our customers benefit from low-cost and self-management with no technical knowledge required. John -- by "bottled pilot" are you thinking more of a tactical implementation -- low point entry to LMS to test the waters? Moodle in 2010 Kineo Insights Webinar: Challenges and Best Practi.

Free L&D webinars for May 2020

Limestone Learning

This month’s crop of free webinars offers tons of hints and suggestions for our new modes of work. In this webinar, with Jim Kirkpatrick, Ph.D., Learn to turn any content into professional graphics using PowerPoint, free and low-cost tools, and a few tricks the pros use.

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Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

If you could use some ideas, there are plenty of free webinars on everything from learning principles to design tips to career management. This webinar will describe and define the field of research and practice known as learning analytics, and will present a snapshot of its current state in the formal education sector. You’ll get boatloads of budget-stretching ideas from your colleagues during this interactive session. Implement low-cost nudge campaigns.

Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

Let’s hope the new crop of March webinars will help us catch up… Spread out over 31 days, there’s a huge selection. Thursday, March 7, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT : Not Just Another Meeting: Create an Intentional Approach with Impact (Free for ATD members) When meetings draw employees away from day-to-day tasks, but fail to reach their intended outcome, it has huge costs to the organization. Webinars“ Leaf, clover, green ” by Jeon Sang-O is licensed by Pixabay.

Free L&D webinars for July 2018

Limestone Learning

And if all you’ve got is an hour, why not spend it well, with a free webinar? July offers plenty of great webinars—check them out! John Rochford, Accessibility Expert and Program Director and Ranjana Verma, Learning Management Systems Administrator at the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center join this two-part webinar series ( part 2 July 17 ) to share their expertise on Accessible Learning. Is there no-cost or low-cost footage out there?

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

There’s a webinar for that. You bet there’s a webinar for that. Consequences include risk of legal action, significant costs in penalties, damage to brand reputation, and more. This webinar will provide participants with: The ability to compare and contrast the variety of Internet collaborative, relationship-building, and knowledge-sharing tools out in the world today. This webcast will address: How to identify and design low-cost, high-reward AR pilots.

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

If you’re missing work and need a quick way to plug into some new L&D ideas, why not spend an hour watching a free webinar? Thursday, August 2, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Improving the Recruiting Process (Free for ATD members) Companies see hiring as a cost or an investment. If seen as a cost, expenses are minimized, squeezed and even eliminated. Join in for this comprehensive introduction to Panopto, part of the Training Magazine Network’s all-new product demo webinar series.

Changing Landscape in E-Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

During the Thought Leadership Webinar on “ Interactive Courses on a ShoeString Budget ” in November, 2011, I had a good discussion with Jim Hanlin, President and Founder of Best Training Resources. They face a lot of cost pressure on eLearning programs. From the Producer’s standpoint – we have to focus on reducing the cost of producing eLearning programs and increase the level of interactivity and graphic rich content.

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Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning


I am sure that the most of us work with tight budgets and limited resources. On the other hand, you can alwways get a license without watermark for as low as $4.95, not to mention subscriptions downloads. News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/24/2010 Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning As an e-Learning developer I had to invest a lot of time to find images for my e-Learning projects.

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Gartner’s top tech 2012 predictions: Impact on learning at 3 levels

Learning Cafe

You can access the presentation and webinar here This blog posting attempts to translate these trends into how it will impact the learning in organisations. The crux of the article is that IT budgets and responsibilities are moving out of the control of IT departments and into the hands of others, thanks to trends such as consumerization and cloud computing which is making centralised controlled of IT difficult. Learning Cafe Webinar

4 Insights on Utilizing Online CME Event Content with Your LMS


When it comes to recovering lost revenue from your canceled live events, using your LMS for virtual CME events works to alleviate the stress that can wreak havoc on your budget. It is possible to recreate the live meeting when travel is restricted or not cost-effective.

Confused with learning technologies? Choose your best option

CommLab India

After you decided the training platform you need to select the best vendor who can meet your training needs within your budget. Open-source application: Now a day most organizations both corporate and non-corporate are looking for open-source applications because of onetime cost, quick setup, low cost, user-friendly, and highly customizable. – Free Webinar. Nowadays technologies are growing very fast and we see new technology launched very often.

Pricing Your eLearning Materials: Subscription versus One-Time-Fee Models

Web Courseworks

Additionally, this pricing model offers members with a low-cost way to gain access to the eLearning materials they want—especially if you offer a monthly subscription. For example, selling recorded webinars is ideal for subscription pricing because the entire package of webinars has more perceived value than individually priced webinars. This might also lead to repackaging webinars into ten-minute micro-learning segments. Quality & Creation Costs.

Emerging technologies & challenges in e-Learning content creation: Global resourcing to rescue


Off-the-Shelf e-Learning content publishers, technology-driven training providers, and everybody in the e-Learning space is under pressure to maintain the pace of content design & development on the new platforms at the same cost. Added to the woes are the rising costs of infrastructure, talent war for skilled manpower and the competition to deliver high quality content at a lower cost. Cost of Production.

Why E-Learning and Instructor-Led Training Are the Perfect Match


The virtual instructor – this is similar to the above but, in this case, the instructor-led element is virtual with the live instructor communicating with learners using webinar or video conferencing technology. Your budget – does your budget have provision for the instructor-led element, or do you need to revise your strategy to deliver the entire course using e-learning? Why E-Learning and Instructor-Led Training Are the Perfect Match.

Avoiding a Product Launch Failure: How Modern Learning Reduces the 3 Biggest Risks


The following post is a recap of a recent LTEN webinar by Pat D’Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development. From escalating competition and shrinking product-launch windows to diminished training budgets, the risks and challenges associated with new product launches continue to increase. Fast forward to the present, and you’ll find trainers who are tempted to crack open their kids’ piggy banks to bolster their launch budgets. Low-Cost Updates to Training Content.

10 Best LMS For Small Business


Save time and cost on training development. Budget. A budget is telling your money where to go instead of wondering where it went. Budgeting is particularly important for small businesses with limited funds. No hidden costs. Webinars. No hidden costs.

How Much Does It Cost to Develop an Online Course?


But, how much would it cost? But, how much does it cost to create one? Knowing all about the course creation and development costs upfront can help you come up with the right plan to create a course, and deciding on the best price tag for your courses. Business Costs.

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Why So Many LMS Vendors?

Talented Learning

New LMS vendors with minimal investment can create a SaaS cloud LMS of limited scope to target a specific business problem, industry or region with a low cost solution. It also simplifies the process, and cost of support and maintenance. Each business unit can have its own budgets and buying cycles. There is now an LMS for every industry, need and budget, from individuals to the largest global corporations. Recorded Webinar — State of the 2016 LMS Market.

Measurement Matters: 3 Data Analytics Lessons to Remember

Talented Learning

RSVP FOR THE APRIL WEBINAR NOW! The complexity and cost of real-time reporting put it far out-of-reach for all but the largest and wealthiest organizations. With big-ticket advertising budgets on the line, we knew that faster insights could dramatically improve campaign results for the brands we served. They, too, inched their way forward, compressing reporting turnaround times as quickly as their budgets and capabilities would allow. REPLAY THE WEBINAR NOW!

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

Talented Learning

RSVP FOR OUR SEPTEMBER WEBINAR! REPLAY THIS WEBINAR NOW! I’ve seen complex global corporations assume that a simple, low-cost SasS solution will suffice. If you add-up the high cost of maintenance, duplication of content, lost efficiency and lack of user engagement, it’s easy to make the business case for LMS consolidation. REPLAY THIS WEBINAR NOW! REPLAY THIS FREE WEBINAR NOW. REPLAY THIS WEBINAR NOW!

Video for Learning: Tips, Trends & Technology

Leo Learning

To discuss the topic in depth, LEO Learning recently held a webinar, ‘ Digital Learning 101: The Panel – Video for Learning ’ where our experts answered viewer’s questions on the importance of video and animation for learning. Are there any low-cost but good-quality ways to start out with video for learning? So it’s always worth stepping back a bit and if you ask the right questions, you can often come up with a perfectly viable low-cost alternative.

Is Open Source Ready for Extended Enterprise Learning?

Talented Learning

RSVP FOR OUR DECEMBER WEBINAR! RSVP FOR OUR JANUARY WEBINAR! 2) Audience Size – Core open source LMS licensing costs are zero (or minimal). Here are some key differences that can swing buying decisions in one direction or another: Cost. JOIN OUR DECEMBER WEBINAR.

Flip your class or training with video

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Tedtalks Screencasts by experts or teachers using a powerpoint or prezi with explanations Recording Skype interviews and webinars so that others can watch t hem later Professional videos or amateur? Amateur recording are perfect because they are low cost in situations with smaller numbers of participants and content changing rapidly, eg policy. Of course sometimes it is simply the available budget which determines whether you go for professional or amateur recordings!

The 19 Best Employee Online Training Software (A Comparison Guide)


For students, a subscription costs anywhere from $40 USD all the way to $80-$90 per month. It also delivers live and on-demand webinars. Teleconferences and webinars can only host a limited number of students. There is no setup cost.

Be an HR Superstar: Secrets to Effective Workplace Learning

eThink Education

Learning and Development (L&D) managers are newcomers to the HR department, yet despite their newbie status, managers are increasing talent development budgets. . Check out this webinar! .

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Decades of expensive LMS solutions gave way to a pricing revolution over the last 10 years, as cloud computing paved the way for low-cost LMS competitors that drove the overall price point down. Price-conscious buyers will need to pay closer attention to identify solutions that fit their requirements while satisfying their budget parameters. #15 RVSP NOW FOR THIS LIVE WEBINAR! Decreased new store/dealer onboarding costs. REPLAY THIS ON-DEMAND WEBINAR!

LMS RFP Tips: How to Find Your Best Learning Technology Fit

Talented Learning

An RFP makes it possible for you to structure the evaluation process, so you can compare vendors “apples-to-apples” and determine how well they fit your business needs, functional requirements and budget. At a low LMS price point, there may be no practical reason to issue a formal RFP. With low-cost scenarios that are not mission critical, it can be overkill. New Webinar: The Economics of LMS Replacement. Develop realistic budget expectations.

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Growth Hacking : How-To


Growth hacking is primarily used within tech companies, particularly startups, because of how cost-efficient and low-budget it can be. Sure, growth hacking makes sense: use specific low-cost methods as an alternative to the classic media-advertising and cold call approaches and promote virality, customer connection, and online connection. Growth Hacking: If you work in a company that has a marketing department, it’s probably a term that you’ve heard before.

10 Remote Training Ideas

Ed App

Simple, convenient, and most of all, low-cost — podcasts are also increasingly becoming an effective tool for training and engaging remote employees.

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8 Ways to Cut Costs on your Next Compliance Online Training Course


Are you trying to stretch your budget and improve online training ROI? Here are 8 ways to cut costs on compliance online training courses. How To Cut Costs On Your Next Compliance Online Training Course. Outsource time-consuming or costly tasks. Resources that still require regular upkeep and a sizable portion of your online training budget. Outsource time-consuming or costly tasks. Instructional Design Compliance Online Training Reduce Costs

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Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010


by e-Learning Queen on 09/22/2010 Learning Perspectives: 2010 by Jeff on 10/28/2010 Ellen’s introduction to the free aLearning tutorials by Ellen on 11/07/2010 How to Design an e-Learning Course on a Budget by Tom on 12/21/2010 by Christopher Pappas M.B.A.,