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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. So what can you do to truly train leaders ‘at a distance’?

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Equality and diversity in the workplace: understanding the business risk

Eukleia

The business case for equality and diversity in the workplace is compelling and goes far beyond the common misconception that it is simply about fairness. In this blog post, diversity and inclusion expert Joanna Abeyie explains how a lack of diversity can present operational risks to businesses in ways that may not seem immediately obvious. Getting equality and diversity in the workplace right. The reason for this turnaround?

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Online Courses Are Golden: Can an LMS Help Your Business Cash In?

Talented Learning

Do you sell learning content online ? And if you already offer online courses, you’re probably looking for ways to expand this line of business. Why Are Online Courses So Attractive? What’s driving new interest in digital learning? It’s not just for universities and commercial training companies anymore. Content quality also runs the gamut, from basic page turners to deeply immersive virtual reality.

It’s 2020 and You Need an LMS Yesterday: 5 Things You Need to Know

Schoox

Online training has a number of advantages for businesses dealing with the problem of delivering effective training to their workforce on a continuing basis. Conventional Learning is a Thing of the Past. Embrace the Benefits of Modern Technology.

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. By strengthening communications skills and building a “same language” framework for the workforce, these initiatives not only foster individual development, they enhance collaboration and productivity and contribute to cultural cohesion.

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

Associations around the world face a common challenge — how to remain relevant and expand their footprint in their particular domain. Success depends on the ability to create value for their brand. In the past, they achieved this in part by selling continuing education content to members, either directly or indirectly through conferences and forums. These diverse entities all sell accredited continuing education content — and they’re starting to make a dent in the U.S.

What’s Hot In Learning Technology? Summer Webinar Series

Talented Learning

The Weather Is Heating Up — So Is Learning Technology Thought Leadership. As spring shifts into high gear, most of us are ready for the heat of summer. But are you warming up to all the innovation that is redefining today’s red-hot learning technology market? Do you know what’s sizzling and what’s not — or who’s in and who’s out? Fortunately, at Talented Learning, we make it our business to know.

SHRM 2018: People at the End of Every Policy

CLO Magazine

Being adaptable to change is important, but sometimes the procedures and policies in effect in the workplace are not up to date. The Society for Human Resource Management’s 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition, held June 17-20 in Chicago, included various leadership, learning and development sessions where speakers discussed the need to continue evolving workplace culture. … [There is] always something new we need to learn,” she said.

Celebrate Women’s History Month Year-Round

CLO Magazine

This push for women’s recognition was championed by President Jimmy Carter, who urged the nation to designate March 2-8, 1980, as National Women’s History Week. “From the first settlers who came to our shores, from the first American Indian families who befriended them, men and women have worked together to build this nation,” Carter said, 38 years ago. “Too often the women were unsung and sometimes their contributions went unnoticed.

Rebooting your Training for 2016

Your Training Edge

Training has been a key factor for my organization, but it seemed evident by the time our last MOOC ended that it shouldn’t be the way like this anymore. Well, I am sure that many of the readers who frequently visit “Your training edge” website [1] , must have seen that we being a learning startup and training and development oriented business, never like to stick to rigid approaches. You know why I discussed my case here?

Virtual Learning: Rewriting the Playbook in Turbulent Times

Talented Learning

Throw out your learning technology playbook. The Coronavirus is here and we’re all witnessing a plot twist of epic proportions. Isolation is the new norm and rapid change is everywhere. Naturally, we all feel uneasy (or worse) about the future. So let’s start with the elephant in the room… RSVP FOR OUR APRIL WEBINAR! How Will the Coronavirus Shape Virtual Learning and Work? 2) Tips for Learning Practitioners.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

I have now formally reviewed 125 of the potential 700 learning management solutions available in the world. As I get deeper and deeper into the industry, I’m more convinced than ever that “focus” is the key LMS technology trend of today’s winning vendors. Our industry is always searching for the next big feature destined to change everything. In the learning technology market, focus creates business value and winning vendors have it!

Unifying Communication Between Departments

CLO Magazine

When’s the last time every employee in your company was in the same room at the same time? Even in the past few years, managers could answer this question by quickly flipping through their datebooks. But in the age of multiple offices, remote workers and cross-departmental teams, there’s a more likely response: probably never. Ask the folks who are most knowledgeable about a tech tool to help create user guides and host lunch-and-learns for other departments.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Sahana Chattopadhyay is a performance consultant and an L&D professional with 15 years of experience in the field of academia and organizational learning. Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. THE INTERVIEW: 1. We wish you the very best!

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Female Leaders: Building Confidence and Initiative

CLO Magazine

Trucking is not the first place most people look to find female leaders, but if Iris Austin achieves her goal, the Volvo Group will pull ahead in both retention of women and in women advancing to top positions. Austin is human resources business partner at Volvo in Greensboro, North Carolina, the corporate headquarters for Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks North America. Globally, women only make up about 17 percent of corporate leadership.”. The Pilot Program.

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. In just a few short years, AI has become one of the most talked-about technology advances since the dawn of the internet. Yet many people still remain confused about the realities of artificial intelligence and its lesser-known subset, machine learning. So the promise of AI is real, but some technology providers seem willing to blur the lines to attract deeper investment.

Reasons Why You Need to Create a Corporate Learning Culture

Your Training Edge

The world of work and business is always in flux. The rate is fast-paced and it takes a forward-looking and long-sighted mentality to stay afloat and abreast of the changes that occur daily. For employers to reduce their overall cost of running their organization they must encourage a learning culture in their organization. This is especially important if your staff has an online writing job. Workers soon become disenchanted with the job.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

“ When people leverage collaboration platforms to contribute and to build relationships, that appeals to their intrinsic motivators of autonomy, mastery, and relatedness. ” ~ Working Out Loud: Better for You; Better for the Firm. Working out loud has been steadily gaining popularity and has become a topic of conversation on many forums including the Facebook community of the same name. Dion Hinchcliffe in “ What Are the Required Skills for Today’s Digital Workforce?

L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

This post is inspired by the #ihrchat on Twitter hosted by Dr. Tanvi Gautam and supported by Team #ihrchat. The chat was full of insights and learning, as always. And the trigger for this post was the question: How will learning & development shift in a PDW? I have been writing about the shifts required by L&D to meet the connected and collaborative knowledge economy for some time now. L&D’s Role in the VUCA World.

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Extended Enterprise Learning Takes Center Stage

Talented Learning

When we founded Talented Learning nearly four years ago, we set out on a mission to map the world of learning management technology. Hundreds of new platforms were flooding the market and as a former long-term LMS sales executive , I knew this landscape was changing fundamentally. Our goal was to help learning technology buyers and sellers understand what this dynamic landscape means for their purchasing decisions and the future of organizational learning, itself.

Free learning & development webinars for September 2020

Limestone Learning

It’s a busy time of year, even during normal times. The return of school can be very distracting, and with so much pandemic-induced uncertainty, people are scrambling more than ever. You’ll learn how to add standard question slides on the tail end of your video.

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The Future of Work and Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

I have been asked to speak to a group of 14 to 16 year olds about the importance of finishing high school and attending college. But as I thought about the talk I realized that I better say something about the future of work and why college has become more important than ever. It’s fun but risky to speculate about the future of work and learning. The world is changing so fast. It’s hard to know what will happen next week, let alone 10 years from now.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. The list focuses primarily on the use of eLearning, technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. All Internet addresses were verified at the time of publication. Online.

8 Advantages to Hiring Your Team Internationally

Your Training Edge

Did you know? A British study from the National Institute for Economic and Social Research says hiring your team internationally allows your business to become more efficient! You can worry about the skilled workers in your own country all you want but you can’t refute the claims of a government-backed study. We live in a society where the labor market has increasingly become international. International Teams Are Easier on the Pocket.

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Free learning & development webinars for June 2020

Limestone Learning

June is just around the corner and flowers have opened up everywhere. It looks like the economy might slowly be following suit, but we’re still far from normal. The good thing is that people have learned new ways of working — and this will evolve as the guidelines around physical distancing start to relax. Wouldn’t it be great to keep all the good things about the shutdown while saying goodbye to the bad? Leverage the power of coaching.

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Understanding the Future of Work with Alec Bashinsky

Everwise

While no one can predict the future, we can certainly do our part to understand where we’re heading and why. And understanding the evolution of work feels like a particularly relevant, modern day challenge. Technological advancement, the gig economy, and an increasingly overworked population are all contributing to a future that can feel murky. Understanding the future of work is something Alec Bashinsky has dedicated much of his 30+ year career to. A business?

Podcast 13: High-Stakes Compliance Training Trends – With Bill Mastin of NetDimensions

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 13 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. EPISODE 13 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Compliance seems to be one of the most underrated topics in professional learning circles. Are technology vendors responding with better compliance training solutions? All the portfolio components can stand on their own.

How to Use Sales Training to Solve Major B2B Pain Points

Docebo

In B2B sales training, there are always pain points, and a lot of them typically come back to information, or a lack thereof. Whether it’s pricing, product information or interactions between departments, the B2B industry always presents challenges. But with those pains come an opportunity to ease them with effective sales training and a strong learning strategy paired with a great learning platform. Filling in Partner and Vendor Gaps.

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eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] gmail.com This 26th version of the conference list covers selected events from four continents. The list focuses primarily on the use of technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. > Please leave a comment if you would like me to include another eLearning Conference! All Internet addresses were verified at the time of publication. The 2010 website was [link] or [link].The

10 Essentials for Developing Virtual Leaders

InfoPro Learning

The number of virtual teams is growing in every organization as technology and communication make it easier for team members to collaborate and work together across regions, diverse geographies and time zones. There is a strong business case for augmenting your leadership development programs with training targeted for virtual team leaders because of the special challenges they face. The essential leadership difference can be summed up in one word – planning.

Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

"The nature of work is changing. The changes to society will be vast" by @gapingvoid We are on the eve of 2015! Most of us do a retrospection of the year gone by, and a future-spection of the year to come. I thought I''d do the same from an L&D and workplace learning perspective. The latter talks about the impact that the changing nature of technology is having on us. How do we as L&D tackle this?

How We Learn: The Evolution of Employee Learning

Instilled

The Instilled team have published their first ebook: Learn Like You Live: Ensuring Learner Engagement by Harnessing the Power of the Everyday. In this extract, covering the second of the ebook’s four main chapters, the current state of eLearning is examined, along with the imminent challenges presented by changing content and learning expectations. The Shift From Instructor-Led Training to eLearning.

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Learner engagement: why any corporate learning has to have the learner at its centre

Coorpacademy

This piece has been written by Jean-Marc Tassetto, co-founder of Coorpacademy, and originally published on Training Zone. For too long, our business learning culture hasn’t really been working, but times are changing. The speed of technological disruption is accelerating and in our rapidly changing job market, with new job roles constantly emerging, we need to up-skill to survive, so training is crucial. This is mainly because it’s money down the drain.

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, June 4, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: The Well-Connected Employee: Networking Competencies That Foster Engagement, Collaboration, and Business Results (Free for ATD members) In a survey of 2,000 employees from many different organizations, only 20% said, “Yes, I have the network I need to get the job done.” In this webcast, you’ll explore the eight networking competencies that are needed by almost everyone, in almost every job type, at almost every level.

Free L&D webinars for October 2020

Limestone Learning

The wet stuff was a refreshing relief after weeks of hazy smoke in the air — and a reminder to resume our fall routines. Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, Lead Elearning Evangelist, to learn about 20 of her favourite tips and tricks to create elearning courses using Adobe Captivate.

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