Build An Air-tight Business Case For A Learning Platform


Get internal buy-in from your key decision makers with an air-tight business case. This means it takes time to build a learning platform business case for the enterprise. Here’s a quick comparison: Want to outline the importance of learning and development to the organization?

5 ways to Boost Training ROI with Evaluation Tools


This progressive environment increases the need to align business objectives with the employee skills. Hence, in this article, we will discuss the impact of training evaluation tools and how you can improve training ROI with it. How Can You Increase Training ROI with Evaluation Tools?

How Tableau uses Data to Improve Sales Training ROI


This case study is from a presentation at ATD 2018 titled “How to Improve and Measure Sales Training ROI” with Michael Carpenter, Sales Readiness Information and Technology at Tableau. An Experiment to Measure the ROI of Sales Training.

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Complete guide: How to start online tutoring business in 2019?


Do you wish to start your own eLearning platform , but do not have an idea about how to start an online tutoring business ? Stay on the page because, we are going to learn everything about starting an online tutoring business: requirements for online tutoring, different alternatives, and the cost involved in each. However, have you considered expanding this part-time gig and starting your own full-time tutoring business? How to start an online tutoring business?

Employee Engagement ROI: Taking a Long-Term Perspective


Deloitte has found that CEOs and senior leaders from more than 3,300 businesses across 106 countries agree, identifying “culture & engagement” as the #1 topic on their minds in its 2015 Global Human Capital Trends Report.

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ROI and Metrics in eLearning

Tony Karrer

I'm working on an article around the use of ROI and metrics in eLearning. This level of evaluation will increase the visibility of learning and development efforts, because successful implementation of Level 3 evaluation Internet Time Blog: ROI is toast. ROI is toast. Support - ROI Calculator Training & Support Return on Investment Calculator Investing in Learning: Consider Value, Not Just ROI ROI, or return on investment, is king in today's business world.

The Existential Question: Why Do We Measure?

CLO Magazine

Some believe that simply showing results demonstrates value while others believe that demonstrating value requires a comparison of activity or benefit with cost. Some adopt a higher standard for value and show the net benefit or ROI of a program. Why do we measure?

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How to Measure Online Course Effectiveness


The first order of business is to assess how learners react to the course by asking… What did participants think about the course? Every course or training initiative has at least one of two goals: to bridge knowledge gaps , and/or to transform the learner’s behavior.

Social Learning pays off! A Success Story

Origin Learning

In a world where the social platform is increasingly the way to connect, learn, grow and scale, businesses are being made to alter their thinking. Learning by force is passé. How do organizations engage with young, trendy, and tech-savvy people when it comes to learning and development?

3 Essential Elements for Evaluating Training Effectiveness

The Learning Dispatch

For that, see our CEO’s post, “ Training ROI: Use of Return on Investment for Training Programs.”. That the training program brought your organization closer to achieving business objectives? What business results came from the training (level 4)? Is your training working?

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

Strategic LMS vendors differentiate and structure their business on solving specific problems better than the competition and then invest resources trying to find many similar clients that need that exact solution. Are LMS vendors overlooking any key business needs? Comparison Grids.

7 Reasons to Create Your First Online Course


Creating your first online course can have a significant positive impact on your business and career. They will help you to stand out from your competitors in your field, grow your business through course sales, and bring in potential leads for other services that you offer.

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A question of leadership development

E-Learning Provocateur

To me, it makes good business sense to facilitate the development of effective leaders in the organisation. The eye-watering costs and time associated with formal leadership training should be carefully evaluated in terms of ROI. Having said that, I think the effort assigned to developing leadership skills can be disproportionate in comparison to managerial skills.

3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

Will we make that money back – i.e. what is the ROI? Business Goals. In my experience in many instances of a system feasibility study I found that the system providers offer different pricing models that can make the price comparison more complex.

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A question of leadership development

E-Learning Provocateur

To me, it makes good business sense to facilitate the development of effective leaders in the organisation. The eye-watering costs and time associated with formal leadership training should be carefully evaluated in terms of ROI. Having said that, I think the effort assigned to developing leadership skills can be disproportionate in comparison to managerial skills.

6 Reasons Why You Should Deploy a Management Training Program

WalkMe Training Station

The modern business climate is rather demanding. Management is integral to the success of business operations, serving as the liaison between executives and the front-line staff who are vital throughout the communication process.

4 Easy Steps To Ensure The Success Of Your Learning Strategy In 2019

EI Design

In today’s highly competitive environment, a highly skilled and motivated workforce is essential to meet your business goals and keep your organization ahead of the competition. A quick comparison will show which trends have delivered value and impact.

The Big Share: A Q&A with CloudShare’s Lee Berkman on Virtual IT Labs and Best Practices


The Big Share features interviews with leaders and influencers from across CloudShare’s extensive community, happy to discuss their experiences and provide expert advice on a range of business topics.

Retail training: How to pick the right authoring tool


As with any new technology, you want to be sure you’re making the right choice and investing wisely – that means it has scope to grow as your business and team grows too. Is it capable of growing with your business in one year? Turning your choice into a business case.

Product Sales Training in the Sales Enablement World

CommLab India

The sales team is just given sales tools such as guides, questionnaires, competitive comparisons, ROI calculators, etc., Product training under the sales enablement umbrella helps the sales team: Understand what the product does to solve the prospects’ business problems or challenges.

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Elearning in education vs corporate sector


Elearning allows both students and business executives to learn anywhere and at any time. Return on investment: An enterprise needs to be able to calculate the ROI of its learning investment.

Corporate University Week Opening Keynote: Verizon Wireless & Bellevue U Collaboration

Learning Visions

Executive Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and the Human Capital Lab Bellevue University ( ) General theme of the conference: linking learning outcomes to business objectives. In the past, we’ve looked backward and heavily valued ROIROI looks backwards at a financial parameter – but there’s a lot more involved in business outcomes. The ROI conversation is dead. Think about business outcomes in a broader perspective.

Why You Should Encourage Leaders to Play Games

CLO Magazine

According to Development Dimensions International’s Ready-Now Leaders: 25 Findings to Meet Tomorrow’s Business Challenges — Global Leadership Forecast 2014-15, only 37 percent use a formal program to develop a talent bench for a smooth transition.

The ultimate authoring tool buyer’s guide


Your choice needs to meet the needs of a wide range of stakeholders: your authoring team, any design contractors, learning and business leaders, and last but not least, your end users. It will be used primarily by specialist in-house authors spread throughout the business.

Convert ILT to eLearning - Estimating

Tony Karrer

Brandon Hall, editor and publisher of the Multimedia & Internet Training Newsletter, cites an overall 50 percent reduction in seat time required for a student to learn the same content using online training as compared to in a classroom ( Puget Sound Business Journal )." Cost Comparison The other question the reader asked is about calculating the value of doing the conversion: For example, the current ILT course takes 2 days (16 hours).

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How to measure a successful LMS launch


If you have a baseline to measure your LMS launch against i.e. a previous LMS then the comparison can be made much easier as it will be mainly comparing apples with apples. Does our business like it? You have spent months planning your LMS launch.

Elearning innovation: examples, tips and technology


Whether you’re producing online training courses for your own employees or you’re in the business of selling online training, keeping content creative and engaging is essential. I know this sounds obvious, but too often I hear learning impact measured in business KPIs.

Answering Some Virtual World Questions

Kapp Notes

We must tie virtual world training events to real world outcomes and that requires pre- and post-test measuring with a comparison to gage impact of the 3D virtual world intervention. What is the biggest barriers to offering virtual training in business world? How can bots be used in the context of business in virtual worlds? How do you clearly show ROI of VWs to stakeholders/potential clients? Below are some interview questions I was asked the other day.

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

But how are these new social business behaviors influencing social learning features of today’s learning management systems (LMS)? But now, progressive LMS vendors are leveraging the recent business culture shift toward social media to fulfill the promise of social learning.

NexGen Tier2 Learning Systems

eLearning 24-7

Thus, in the best example I can give, Toolwire (an LEP) has an arrangement with Boston University School of Business. Once an end user completes one of the courses (I think there are eight), that is in the LEP, they receive a digital badge from BU School of Business.

How to Measure Training Results Like a Boss -- This One Simple Way


Who doesn’t want the ability to see the whole picture of their training -- from granular employee data to application and business impact. You’ll be able to prove your program’s ROI & importance When you have proof your training worked, it makes it easier to justify its necessity.

5 time-saving tips for your next learner survey

Sponge UK

Looks at the impact the training has on the business in terms of tangible results, or Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). Pre and post-elearning comparison. Techniques such as learner observation, behaviour measurements, ROI and monitoring of KPIs can all feed into the story.

Making your Life Fun with Gamified Innovations

The Game Agency

Gaming can never get boring regardless of your age, however finding the time do so in your busy schedules today, can be a challenge. While 80% of business comes from custom game development, 20% comes from The Training Arcade®, a DIY game-authoring tool that enables anyone to build a game in minutes with no coding required. Earlier in his career, Stephen was the Director of Business Development at GCI Group, a subsidiary of WPP.

Time to retire Kirkpatrick?

From the Coleface

Furthermore, the working process in a professional firm does not easily enable before and after comparison, as trainees move between projects (accountancy), seats (law) and often report to several different bosses – it would be far simpler to measure if a course improved someone’s client handling skills if they had the same boss in ths same room as them all the time. Is the ROI of finding the ROI positive?

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Unconnected employees hurt your business when they fail to see the big picture, don’t know how to uncork bureaucratic bottlenecks, and don’t contribute to enterprise-wide results. Four ways unconnected employees hurt your business. Then someone pipes up, “But what’s the ROI?”

Measuring Project Success: Thoughts for the Training Professional.

Dashe & Thomson

When Im not busy helping to change the face of corporate learning, I like to train with the Dashe & Thomson company bike team, travel and read. As a business owner, I often feel overwhelmed by the number of tasks in front of me.

eLearning – Are We Missing The Point?


The problem here is that it is used in a “fire and forget” style, once the course has been signed off and published, unless a spelling mistake is spotted or a business process changed, these courses sit quietly on the LMS never to be touched again.