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How to Leverage Your AA Metrics Toward Corporate Diversity Goals

KZO Innovations

This Affirmity blog post looks at how Compliance and Diversity teams can leverage AA metrics to meet organizational diversity goals. The Diversity & Inclusion and Affirmative Action Compliance worlds have experienced different phases and speed of growth of their tools and metrics over their respective evolutions. In the last 20+ years, many of us have probably witnessed this complex balancing act play out. Know the Audience .

Podcast 19: Customer Education 101 – With Dave Derington of Azuqua

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 19 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 19 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: On our previous episode , we talked about the increasing popularity of customer success programs among high-growth companies – especially software-as-a-service (SaaS) vendors. But there’s definitely a gap. And the media?

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

Talented Learning

Earlier this year, I was fortunate to be interviewed by one of the learning community’s most talented instructional designers and thought leaders, Connie Malamed (aka “ The eLearning Coach “). The resulting podcast is titled “ The Strategic Use of Learning Management Systems ” but speaks to a more basic question: Does your organization even need an LMS? Why is the LMS market is changing so quickly?

Inclusion and the New Workplace: A Conversation with Author Jennifer Brown

Chronus

Jennifer Brown is an award-winning entrepreneur, dynamic speaker, author and diversity and inclusion expert. She is a passionate social equality advocate committed to helping leaders foster healthier and therefore more productive workplaces, ultimately driving innovation and business results. We asked her to provide advice to organizations who are striving for a more diverse and inclusive culture. What is the cost of not focusing on this topic?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Inclusion and diversity are imperatives in today’s workplace. For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. .

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Inclusion and diversity are imperatives in today’s workplace. For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. .

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!

Are You Sure Youre Training People to Do the Right Things

Training Industry

Not long ago Dan Black, chief learning strategist at Tortal Training, got a call from a potential new client who said, “We need sales training!” Dan, a brilliant training pro, answered, “Are you sure that is what you need?” The caller explained that some of their salespeople were doing four times the volume of others. So, they needed sales training! Dan investigated and determined that the top producers weren’t better salespeople.

Overcome These 6 Common Business Challenges with Workplace Learning

eFront

Making it to the office without becoming just a little grumpy about the traffic, is hard too. But the really hard part starts when you get to work. Because there seem to be a few common business challenges , a few pains in your side, that just keep popping up. But the good thing about complex problems is that they often have simple solutions. And the solution to many business challenges today is workplace learning. So what do you do?

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. If you offer continuing education programs , should you invest in a modern learning platform to sell, deliver and manage CEU content? Sometimes the quality of formal CE content is designed to be weak.

How to Create an Online Course (in 2020)

learnWorlds

Online learning and training have become an essential part of every online business. Creating and selling online courses can be quite profitable, with many professionals achieving 6- and 7-figure incomes. The whole elearning market is expected to exceed $406 Billion by 2024 , and that includes both individuals and corporations spending more and more into online learning. How can I choose the right course topic?

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.

10 Features to Look for in Corporate Training Solutions

Kitaboo

Corporate training solutions have evolved over time. It has grown into an all-in-one tool where companies can monitor the growth of their employees, employees can track their own metrics and learn at the same time. Discarding the one-size-fits-all model has been one of the contributing factors to the growth of corporate training solutions. Here are the Best Employee Training Tools for Your Business.

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.

Why you should take compliance training seriously

Time to Know

Up until now, you may have considered compliance training as just a box to tick. But…according to research firm Brandon Hall group, 70% of organizations are now treating compliance training as a priority – especially in industries that have heavy regulatory demands such as life sciences, healthcare, finance and manufacturing. Risk is what drives compliance training. Companies don’t want to risk not meeting legal requirements because ‘we didn’t know’.

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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Why you should take compliance training seriously

Time to Know

Up until now, your compliance training may have been completed with a “let’s get this over with” attitude. But…according to research firm Brandon Hall group, 7 0% of organizations are now treating compliance training as a priority – especially in industries that have heavy regulatory demands such as life sciences, healthcare, finance and manufacturing. The cost of poor and mismanaged compliance training can have a seriously negative impact on a business.

Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

I was asked about approaches for eLearning for Sales People. I’ve had quite a bit of experience with this and actually one of my very first projects was creating a pretty incredible eLearning solutions for Lexus sales people. Of course, it’s such a big topic that I decided to cheat and quickly point the person to eLearning Learning and particular to eLearning Sales , eLearning Sales Metrics , Sales eLearning Case Studies , and Sales Performance Support.

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.

How to Support Culture and People during Learning Transformation

Watershed

In the sixth part of our case study blog series , Alfonso Riley, learning technology consultant at Caterpillar Inc., explains the last two steps in the Global Dealer Learning (GDL) team’s change management process: Culture and People. As we covered in the previous post , Caterpillar’s Global Change Management Process evaluates transformation projects from four areas: Structure. We also created employee toolkits to help apply the new vision.

6 Reasons Why E-Learning is Replacing Traditional Higher Education Courses

Hurix Digital

This blog talks about reasoning e-Learning is replacing traditional higher education courses. The phrase ‘higher education’ may make you think of a lecture hall where students attentively listen to the professor and take notes. But this notion is steadily being side-lined by the growing use of the internet, which has become the favorite channel among millennials to get reliable information. Online Learning is More Flexible. The Verdict.

Free learning & development webinars for April 2017

Limestone Learning

Spring may be trying to bloom, but that thrumming sound against the office window is probably rain. Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 9AM – 10AM PT: Using Gamification, Threaded Microlearning, and Measurement to Get from Learning to Performance! You won’t hear that today’s learners have the attention span of a goldfish, that training is dead, or that neuro-gamification is the future. Without any follow-up or revisitation, very little learning gets retained.

Podcast 14: Managing Nonprofit Member Education at The Land Trust Alliance

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 14 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 14 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Many people assume that federal and state governments are responsible for land conservation in the U.S. It also takes a village – a diverse and educated grassroots village – to protect America’s natural treasures.

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Enhancing Employee Engagement with Content Delivery Platform

Kitaboo

Ingrained in the roots of professional settings, content delivery platform is utilized to fulfill the leisure, academic, and workplace knowledge pursuits of users. With employees preferring digital content in the form of e-books and e-journals, the use of content delivery platforms in corporate settings can reduce the gap in skills internally formed in an organization. Related: Measure Employee Engagement: 6 Ways HR Experts Do It.

Free learning & development webinars for August 2017

Limestone Learning

With a laptop (and a frosty drink in hand), it’s easy to put in a quick burst of learning. Tuesday, August 1, 2017, 9AM – 10AM PST: The Business Case for Learning: Using Design Thinking to Deliver Business Results Expenditures for learning and talent development have grown significantly in the past two decades. Few leaders would argue that learning is critical for organizational growth. The importance of the placement of the navigation.

Perspective Matters

Tom Spiglanin

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Indeed, the origin of the word perspective is perspectyf , meaning to look through (Middle English, from Medieval Latin). Dictionary.com defines one use of the word as, a visible scene, especially one extending to a distance; and. the state of existing in space before the eye. From our perspective here on Earth, the heavens appear to revolve around us. The business leader (sponsor) perspective.

Covert Consulting: A Survival Competency for Today’s Training Organizations

Living in Learning

The phone rings early, and I answer without the benefit of my first cup of caffeine. The Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing is on the line being his usual all-business self, even at 7:05am. He makes a simple request – “If we’re going to become a world-class Marketing organization, we’re going to have to fix the Marketing University catalog.”. We don’t have the right courses in the catalog, and I need your help to fix that.”.

Is Your Team Ready for International Expansion?

OpenSesame

As your organization is growing, the natural course is for you to take your business across the borders, expanding into new markets and exploring new opportunities. One of the most important questions you need to ask yourself is how well equipped is your workforce when it comes to the required skills for entering new markets? To gather the right data, you need to ask the right questions and keep in mind three important tips. .

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9 Strategies to Make Your Peer Learning Program Thrive

CLO Magazine

If you’re sponsoring or developing a peer learning program, you know that professional communities of practice are a cost-effective way to leverage the collective wisdom and experience of a group of leaders with similar roles, challenges or interest areas. However, an intentional design of the structure, facilitation and tools is more likely to yield the results you want. Level in the organization. Align around the peer learning community’s purpose.

Investment in leadership development continues to be critically important

CLO Magazine

If you saw the title of this article and thought to yourself, “This is nothing new,” you’re half right. The truth is that the topic might not be new, but investment in leadership development continues to be critically important — and the need to spread the word persists. Organizational success is driven by strong leadership, and companies that invest in leadership training consistently appear on most-admired and best-of lists. The Leadership-Profit Chain.

Free L&D webinars for April 2019

Limestone Learning

It can be tough to find downtime or even work time for all the projects we have on the go, but sparing an hour for some learning can be a good way to work smarter—not harder. Monday, April 1, 2019, 10AM – 11AM PT: The Role That Role-Play Plays (Free for ATD members) Implementing role plays can help create enthusiasm and engagement in your training sessions. You’ll learn the practical skills needed to run role plays effectively.

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Change Leadership: When Change Management Is Not Enough

Living in Learning

Ask any IT professional if they have a repeatable process for Change Management (CM) and you can expect an unequivocal “Yes we do!” as the response, and likely suffer a sideways glance wondering what motivated such a ridiculous question. Actually, they have no other choice when we consider the nature of Change in the scope of their IT world. Systems constantly change to meet new business demands, and/or software applications need frequent additions or modifications.

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Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

The gentle breeze of May is here, trying to lure us away from our computers and into the sunshine. And so can online webinars! Check out the crop of online events coming up this month. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: The ROI Dilemma: Measuring Results of Your Learning Programs (Free for ATD members) Significant resources are being allocated to training and development across most organizations, but many companies still find themselves unsure of results.

Social, Informal Learning Can Be ?Measured

CLO Magazine

Key performance indicators for social and informal learning identify knowledge hubs and lead to better results. Just as social learning and technology have modernized the way learning occurs in companies today, they also have made a mark on the key performance indicators learning leaders should capture and measure. Where the changes show up is in the data points companies analyze in conjunction with social and informal learning.

Free L&D webinars for October 2018

Limestone Learning

If it feels like autumn has crept up on you, join the club. Step into my parlour ,” said the spider to the fly, “these webinars will inspire and motivate you!” Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: How to Deliver a Coaching Training Program Managers Love! This webinar will reveal five key strategies to implementing a successful training program that positions managers to engage, develop, and retain top talent. The reason?

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