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Staff Education Challenges for Global Business

Your Training Edge

Global expansion is a strategic objective for many businesses and a reality for others. Having business locations in numerous regions helps increase business reach, influence as well as revenues while bringing diverse perspectives and values into the mix. Here arise the challenges associated with the global workforce management, with staff education and training as the key one. Staff Education Challenges are Leading to Global Training Need.

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eLearning Localization – Details to Consider

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One of the keys to boost your eLearning courses, regardless of whether they are part of a company training or meant for college students, is to localize them. It means to adapt it to the target audience by taking into account the locale specifications. The details are extremely important when it comes to eLearning localization. Below are some tips that you could follow in order to achieve better localization results. Plan your eLearning Course Localization.

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Global Leadership Development (GLD): Distance

Your Training Edge

Leadership development, like traditional training and development, faces traditional challenges such as distance, culture, diversity, design and delivery methods, along with budgets and workforces. We are going to take a look at the challenges you may face when implementing a global leadership development program, starting with one of the most obvious challenges: distance. If you are a local organization, you probably won’t deal with distance.

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GLD 3: Creating a Global Bench

Your Training Edge

After dealing with the challenges of distance and culture, the next challenge for global leadership development is how to create a leadership bench or pool that is truly global in scope. When you took the time to define leadership across the cultures that exist within your organization, you may have also begun to see potential succession patterns developing. How can you prepare these groups for the mobility of a global bench?

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

investment if businesses are to enrich engagement. LinkedIn Learning (2017), ‘How to Overcome Top Challenges to Advance your Learning Culture’ 3 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. As a busy L&D professional, you want to spend more. also be able to easily ‘localize’ each language.

Invest in Human Capital Transformation for Global Outreach

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There are three major shifts in today’s workforce that are creating new challenges for business leaders. They can be solved by investing in human capital transformation to train the new global workforce. In fact, in a recent survey it was found that more than half of business leaders reported that soft skills were the top skill they need employees to develop. Many organizations are not able to find local talent to fill essential roles at their organizations.

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Global Learning Platforms: Top 10 LMS Buying Challenges

Talented Learning

Every LMS buyer faces challenges, but global LMS buyers have the roughest road of all. Why Is It So Tough to Choose a Global LMS? The broader, global “learning platform” market has many specialized verticals based on intended business use — including employee, customer, student, member or commercial training applications. However, global LMS requirements are not universal and there are various levels of globalization.

Tight Cultures and Loose Cultures

CLO Magazine

an American executive responsible for his multinational company’s Asia operations, sought a local partner for a major business enterprise in India. It is because Americans come from a loose culture and Indian and Chinese leaders come from tight cultures. Robert was unable to work within the social norms of these other cultures, and vice versa. Cultural Differences. Instilling trust was measured by means of our Global Leader Tucker Assessment Profile.

Global LMS Functionality: Do You Speak the Language?

Talented Learning

Global LMS — What does that term mean to you? At its most basic level, a global LMS delivers learning content in English (or another single language) to all of its users, anywhere in the world. They sell to global companies headquartered primarily in the U.S. and deliver the same content to everyone who uses the global LMS, wherever they are located globally. “Hey, we’re global,” they say, but that is not sufficient for many global organizations.

Tight Cultures and Loose Cultures

CLO Magazine

an American executive responsible for his multinational company’s Asia operations, sought a local partner for a major business enterprise in India. It is because Americans come from a loose culture and Indian and Chinese leaders come from tight cultures. Robert was unable to work within the social norms of these other cultures, and vice versa. Cultural Differences. Instilling trust was measured by means of our Global Leader Tucker Assessment Profile.

Why Your Organization Needs a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

A learning culture is a community of workers continuously and collectively seeking performance improvement through new knowledge, new skills, and new applications of knowledge and skills to achieve the goals of the organization. A learning culture is a culture of inquiry; an environment in which employees feel safe challenging the status quo and taking risks to enhance the quality of what they do for customers, themselves, and other stakeholders.

Benefits of eLearning Content Localization

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The rapid evolution of technology in the last few years has leveled the playing field for businesses from around the world. With a large number of companies acquiring a global footprint, a greater number of employees work from dispersed locations. This is where content Localization comes in. What is eLearning Localization? Things To Remember While Undertaking eLearning Localization. Benefits of eLearning Localization.

Taking Your Training Business Global

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Taking Your Training Business Global. This new growth will require you to shift your thinking to a more global perspective. This will most definitely add a degree of complexity to your Training Business. In fact, we recommend our customers try to take a phased approach with their global deployment, whenever & wherever possible. What is Different about Global Training? Localization. So, how will you support pricing for your global deployment?

9 Travel Tips: How to be a Good Global Traveler

Your Training Edge

Then there is the culture shock that you’ll have to deal with when touring foreign destinations. Well, follow these 10 simple tips to become a good global traveler. If traveling isn’t your priority, you will never be a good global traveler. Always wear decent clothes as per the culture of your host nation. When visiting London, for example, avoid sensitive topics such as Brexit and instead indulge in the locals’ love for tea. Leverage the locals’ hospitality.

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The Vital Role of Culture in Training Localization

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Multinational organizations need to take the diverse cultures and values of employees into account when training their multilingual workforce. This process is best known as training localization. It enhances the effectiveness of your training, improves employee efficiencies, and thereby enhances the overall business outcomes. But, with changing times, employees are expecting more localization in their training programs to reflect their preferences.

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Are You Developing Global Leaders?

CLO Magazine

To remain competitive in a global economy, organizations must determine the best way to position their business and people for success; that requires strong global leadership. Whether the organization is large or small, all companies are affected by global events and need leaders savvy in both business and cultural affairs. The Problem with Global Leadership. Advances in technology have hastened globalization.

Creating Multilingual Online Courses is Important for Business Global Outreach

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This is exactly where the online training platforms such as ProProfs Training Maker can make a huge contribution towards helping companies achieve business objectives economically. In Corporate Training for the year 2015, the global e-learning market expanded by 9.2% The estimated global market for online training courses stands at roughly $107 billion. Foreign Language Skills are Vital to the Global Economy. Localize. So do not translate, localize. #5.

L&D, as global as possible, as local as necessary – finding beauty in the balance

Learning Wire

Over the last few years Jan Rijken, Learning Director at Wiley Crossknowledge and Visiting Professor at IE Business School, has published a series of articles looking at topics that are fundamental to any L&D department. In today’s globalizing business environment it is a risk for the L&D function to hang-on to traditional structures and remain focused on the local business and workplace. Efficiency – cost saving at global level. Global control.

Cross-Cultural Leadership Skills Are Not What You Think

CLO Magazine

Wondering why their best people succeed in one location and fail in another, firms habitually conclude that the challenge is cultural and provide leaders with “cultural skills” — generalizations at best and cartoonish clichés at worst, with little relevance to solving professional problems. When I started coaching Chris in a challenging overseas post, he realized he had become the “quick-fix guy” to laggard branches globally.

Go Global by Thinking Local: Delivering Online Training Courses in Multiple Languages

Mindflash

So, it’s a natural leap to use this same learning vehicle to expand your company’s global reach by delivering your online training in multiple languages. But the trick to growing globally is thinking locally. One size does not fit all when it comes to language, culture, norms and communication preferences. Content must be adapted to local channels, “or localized”, to make it more globally accessible. Go Local. Localize—don’t translate.

Localization: Training & Development in Norway

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by Jen Weaver      As we make our way towards Scandinavia, let's explore some common cultural facts about Norwegians and their expectations when it comes to Training & Development.    Test your knowledge of Norwegian Culture. Quick Tips for Training & Development in Norway 1 : As members of the least punctual culture in northern Europe, Norwegians often run 10 to 15 minutes late for appointments.

Localization: Training & Development in Australia

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When we're talking about expanding your global client-base, knowing specific details about the culture, customs, preferences and traditions of your target market can have a profound impact on the effectiveness of your eLearning materials. Let's explore some of the common cultural facts about Australians and their expectations when it comes to training and development. Test your General knowledge of Australian Culture: Christmas falls in what season in Australia?

The challenges of training global workers

Sponge UK

Large businesses routinely operate across borders and they need training that can adapt to the different cultures and environments that their staff are part of. Food retailers offer the most obvious examples of the challenges in training for global organisations, but all companies face similar issues. Common skills The standards that a company’s reputation and business relies upon need to be instilled in every employee, regardless of location.

Localization: Training & Development in Argentina

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In a previous article I discussed the importance of knowing your target market--their culture, customs, and expectations. This week I'll explore the cultural nuances of the Latin American culture, specifically in Argentina. Test your general knowledge of Argentinean culture with the Fun-Fact questions below. Which type of business attire is most appropriate--especially in the capital, Buenos Aires? 2 One of the cultural dimensions defined by Geert Hofstede.

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ICS Learning

Going Global? The Importance of Language and Cultural Context in the Development of e-Learning. Cultural, psychological, and linguistic nuances are no longer a superfluous “add-on” of e-learning design, rather a necessity in a rapidly globalizing world. Business and industry professionals alike have recognized the need to develop strategies for improving learner enrollments, completion rates, and satisfaction with the latest training delivery methods.

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E-Learning Localization – It’s All About the Details

ICDTranslation

One of the keys to boost your e-learning courses, regardless of whether they are part of a company training or meant for college students, is to localize them. It means to adapt it to the target audience by taking into account the locale specifications. The details are extremely important when it comes to e-learning localization. Below are some tips that you could follow in order to achieve better localization results. Plan your E-Learning Course Localization.

Cultural Immersion Resources

CLO Magazine

For organizations that don’t have the time or resources to build their own in-house cultural immersion initiatives, there are many for-profit and nonprofit organizations that offer programs and experiences geared at achieving the same outcomes in which employees and teams can enroll. As part of its efforts, it hosts corporate leadership development programs geared toward building business competencies through immersion in the communities the organization serves. Upwardly Global.

Localization: Training & Development in Chile

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

So, this week let's head down south and enjoy the warm weather of a Chilean summer as we explore some common cultural facts about Chileans and their expectations when it comes to training and development.    Test your knowledge of Chilean culture with the Fun-Fact questions below: Who is Condorito? It's highly recommended to translate and localize your training materials to make the greatest impact on Chilean learners.

Localization: Training & Development in Belgium

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  Test your Knowledge of Belgian Culture: True or False? Given the diversity of the Belgian population, very little ethnic bias is evident in their culture. Quick Tips for Training & Development in Belgium 1 : When seeking to do business in Europe, Belgium is a frequent test market as they provide an accurate representation of the age, income, and education of the average European Union Member. Contact  Jen  at  Carmazzi Global Solutions.

Localization: Training & Development in Canada

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Let's explore some common cultural facts about Canadians and their expectations when it comes to training and development.    Test Your Knowledge of Canadian Culture. Canadian culture more closely resembles. Business focus is given to completing tasks rather than establishing relationships. French provinces have different cultural values than the rest of the country. Canadian Culture Answers: (b) Chinese.

Localization: Training & Development in Colombia

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Let's explore some common cultural facts about Colombians and their expectations when it comes to training and development. Test your knowledge of Colombian culture with the Fun-Fact questions below: What is the difference between Colombia and Columbia? Foreigners are expected to be on time for business meetings, while their Colombian counterparts may arrive 20 minutes late and still be considered "on time." Localization training

Localization: Training and Development in Egypt

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by Jen Weaver    Many events in Egypt's history have had an impact on tourism, but your business needs may still require training and development in Egypt. Let's explore some common cultural facts about Egyptians and their expectations when it comes to training and development.    Test Your Knowledge of Egyptian Culture: Is Arabic read from right to left or left to right? Contact  Jen  at  Carmazzi Global Solutions.

Localization: Training and Development in New Zealand

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Let's take a warm excursion to the Southern Hemisphere to explore some common cultural facts about New Zealanders and their expectations when it comes to training and development. " Tips for Training & Development in New Zealand 1 : Truth is based on objective facts; emotions and hype are not deemed appropriate in business presentations. Business interactions are more formal until credibility and rapport are established. Contact Jen at Carmazzi Global Solutions.

Localization: Training and Development in Italy

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by Jen Weaver      We love their wine, culture, and food. Test Your Knowledge of Italian Culture. English is spoken by many business people even though Italian is the official language. The further north you travel, the more efficiency you'll find in business interactions and schedules. Even if your host comments negatively about Italian culture or history, be careful not to chime in. Italian Culture Answers: (b) Tuscany.

Localization: Training and Development in Japan

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by Jen Weaver      This week, let's explore some common cultural facts about the Japanese and their expectations when it comes to training and development. If you're reading after business hours, you may enjoy this post alongside a meal of sake and sushi to get you in the appropriate mood.    Test your Knowledge of Japanese Culture. The Japanese do not like being "lumped into" or related to other Asian cultures.