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Show me the problem! From instructional designer to performance consultant

Elucidat

In this guest blog, Jean Marrapodi explores this common issue and challenges instructional designers to start thinking of themselves more as performance consultants. The Instructional Designer’s Role: Performance Consultant. The business need is examined.

Podcast 29: Growing an Online Training Business – With the Co-Founder of DataCamp

Talented Learning

Martijn’s story is instructive for multiple reasons: He knows first-hand what it takes to grow a successful online training business. He works on the frontlines of the skills gap, helping individuals and employers prepare to compete in an increasingly data-driven economy.

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Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

CLO Magazine

As workforces continue to grow more diverse, human resources and learning and development teams have embraced language training programs, such as Business English and ESL, for multicultural employees. Or do I stay quiet, knowing it’s inappropriate at my level not to contribute?”

Female Leaders: Building Confidence and Initiative

CLO Magazine

Austin is human resources business partner at Volvo in Greensboro, North Carolina, the corporate headquarters for Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks North America. They’re actually doing something about it.”. Iris Austin, human resources business partner, Volvo.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 7 2 Know your. design project you know that it can feel like there. critical skills needed to achieve a specific business. design a curriculum solution that: • has a clear goal tied to a well- articulated business problem, • meets the needs of your target. doing?

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

skills gap ” problem. So increasingly, non-profit associations must compete in a “for-profit” manner to win business for their continuing education programs. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? Skills Gap” Solutions. Associations can lead the way and solve the skills gap.

How to Align Your Training With Your Business Objectives in 6 Easy Steps

eFront

Why do we train our employees? And like any spending in business, it should pay off. The achievement of strategic business objectives , of course. What Are Strategic Business Objectives? We know every business is different. Well, it depends on who you ask.

BLOG: Where do businesses find their LMS content?

Unicorn Training

From knowing the industry that stat probably isn't a huge surprise. From talking to clients about our SkillsServe online learning and development platform, we know the demand for comprehensive blended learning experiences is greater than ever.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designer as Consultant?

Learning Visions

Friday, February 08, 2008 Instructional Designer as Consultant? Designers are beginning to help others author content and that should leave the more complex projects, where quality of instruction and assurance of skills is needed, in the hands of capable instructional designers.

Learning From the World’s Biggest Brands, How to Consult, and Scaling Up a Niche Course Subscription Platform with Gary Fox of WP Slide Sync

LifterLMS

Learning from the world’s biggest brands, how to consult, and scaling up a niche course subscription platform with Gary Fox of WP Slide Sync in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. You get people doing voiceover for ads. Being able to actually do that and help.

Does Your Business Really Need an LMS? Straight Talk with “The eLearning Coach”

Talented Learning

In only 30 minutes we compared notes about all sorts of issues of interest to business-minded learning professionals. What should you consider when choosing an LMS for business ? How do tools like xAPI and CRM integration make it easier to link learning with business results?

Curated Insights: The Human Side of Extracting Business Value from Information

CLO Magazine

For decades, employees have attempted to collect and sort information, and management has sought to derive associated quantitative business value — largely to no avail. But how do you meet that challenge? Big data and business intelligence are not enough.

Podcast 33: Training ROI in Action – With Ajay Pangarkar

Talented Learning

EPISODE 33 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: If you want to communicate with business leaders about the value of learning programs or technology, training ROI can be a powerful tool. No one I know is more uniquely qualified or passionate about this topic than Ajay Pangarkar , CTDP, FCPA, FCMA.

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Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. Let’s take an example of a common business application – Google for Business. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well.

CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

She’s a passionate advocate for improving business performance by respecting and deeply challenging people. We know you help organizations expand the skills of their instructional designers with your action mapping model.

The Magnificent Seven Personality Traits of Successful Sales People

Upside Learning

Perhaps the most difficult aspect of my role as a business consultant is selling. I've been researching this aspect of business as part of a development event I'm developing and came across the following factors in a piece in Harvard Business Review by Steve W.

Measurement Matters: 3 Data Analytics Lessons to Remember

Talented Learning

But these days, it’s hard for any of us to avoid analytics , no matter what we do for a living. Since the start of the digital age, we’ve all been swimming in business data. High-quality data. If you know what sets you apart, you can quantify it.

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. Let’s take an example of a common business application – Google for Business. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well.

How to Win with Video for Small Businesses

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasts can be fantastic marketing content for small businesses—they’re cheap, easy to do and can provide a great return on investment. A brilliant example of this is the WordPress Guide to Small Businesses. High quality content doesn’t mean high production value.

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CLARK QUINN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

How significant is innovation for businesses to succeed? How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else? What do some of the interesting research findings and survey results point to? How do you educate your clients about the most effective approaches to learning?

Podcast 37: How to Pivot to Digital Education – With Ashish Rangnekar

Talented Learning

KEY TAKEAWAYS: This whole idea of “career for life” and the traditional mindset of “learn, do, retire” no longer provides a future proof approach. I was working with CapitalOne Financial doing corporate strategy work.

AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

If you don’t know what I mean, you must be living under a rock. But first, lets look at what other sources say… AI Trends In Business. Despite confusion about its definition and its business value, AI continues to find its way forward.

Continuing Education: Will You Sell More CEUs With an LMS?

Talented Learning

Continuing education is a big business. Thanks to a surge in learning technology innovation and greater demand for a workforce with proven professional skills , the business of selling continuing education units ( CEUs ) is growing bigger each day. 3) Functional Gap.

Managing Skills in The Face of Continual Change

Docebo

In fact, nearly 90% of HR and learning leaders feel skills gaps continue to grow. Employers Know There’s a Problem to Fix. More than two-thirds of employers (67%) in a recent CareerBuilder survey are concerned about growing skills gaps. Lower quality work: 37%.

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What’s the CEO want to see

Clark Quinn

To start with, we need specific responses for the things an organization knows they need to do (until that can be automated? Orgs must do what matters, and address any gaps. Should our glorious leader care about us doing what we’re supposed to? Instead, this individual is concerned with gaps that have emerged and that they’re fixed. You know, “we’ve been able to decrease those troubling call handling times back down to x.5

How CPD Offices Manage Continuing Education with Tight Resources

EthosCE

Problem #2: Those busy times just got busier. Get the Service You Need for the Busy Times. This professional service can do more things more cheaply, quickly, and efficiently and with more quality than temps or students. Doing supplemental training.

Overcoming 3 Common Objections to Training Needs Assessment

Mindflash

Convinced of the seriousness of her illness, she spent the first 10 minutes of her consultation asking the doctor about different cancer treatments – before she’d even been given a cancer diagnosis (thankfully, it was NOT cancer and she’s fine).

Megatrends in MOOCs: #3 Updating the Competency-Based Training Model

Your Training Edge

However, although students have been scrambling to get their degrees, employers are experiencing an unprecedented gap between the skills they need and the skills their employees have. senior executives reported a workforce skills gap. It improves the quality of products and services.

How to Be More Productive in the Digital Age

General Assembly

Staying on top of everything in our busy, digitally-driven lives is a huge challenge for most of us. How do we balance fielding work demands, being attached to our smartphones, and staying on top of wellness, all while trying to excel in our careers? Nurture your business network.

The dawn of a new generation

E-Learning Provocateur

Beyond enterprise social networks – which are hardly universal and face substantial challenges of their own – UGC in the broader sense is beset by concerns about content quality, accountability, organisational culture, job security and power dynamics. What should Ron do?

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How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

Talk with consultants who’ve helped other organizations retool their learning programs. Whatever you do, don’t wait to make a move. Having business, content or reseller partners is a great way to expand reach but it does come with some administrative and managerial overhead.

How to Create Interactive Content for Sales Enablement

Kitaboo

When done right, sales enablement content can help you reach potential customers, improve conversions and close high-value business deals. Consult Your Sales Team. Your sales executives are the best people to know what works and what doesn’t. To create effective sales enablement content, first consult your sales team for inputs rather than spending precious time and resources in creating content you assume the team would use. WANT TO KNOW HOW KITABOO WORKS?

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L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

They are focused on the three qualities of work defined by Daniel Pink in Drive: Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose. They want to know the Why and not only the What or the How. Why do you get out of bed in the morning? What would they do differently?

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Free L&D webinars for April 2020

Limestone Learning

Competency models identify what organizations need people in particular roles to do for the organizations to succeed and create competitive advantage. If the competency models define the required skills, then you need to make sure you have or create competency-based learning to close the gaps.

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Analyse This

E-Learning Provocateur

I like their description of analysis which they attribute to Allison Rossett: Analysis is the study we do in order to figure out what to do. There’s no point launching into a frenzy of work unless you know why you’re doing it. Quality statistics.

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