Do You Really Need That New Elearning Consultant? If So…

Spark Your Interest

So organizations everywhere are hiring elearning consultants to help them. But in the world of consulting, there are many nightmarish stories. Do you really need that new elearning consultant? Consulting War Stories. Including an elearning consultant.

Security for Freelancers and Consultants

Experiencing eLearning

Many people are reluctant to become freelancers or consultants because the risk seems too high. I refer work to others when I’m busy, and they return the favor. Freelancers and consultants are generally better prepared for finding that next thing. I think many of us consultants and freelancers probably have more security than we realize, and many people in full-time jobs don’t realize how little security they truly have.

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Consulting Services

Web Courseworks

The CourseStage consulting team affords expertise from multiple sectors to organizations that offer online education to professional learners. Our consulting services maximize your processes for efficiency and quality, with everything from learning business plans to situational learning design. We keep up to speed on the rapid pace of change in the eLearning industry so you don’t have to, and we guarantee improved time to market and overall program success.

Hire an eLearning Consultant

Web Courseworks

Starting an online learning business is not a walk in the park. Who is managing the content being developed for your business? These are a few of the many questions you will need to know as you enter the learning business world. This is when you consider how consultants may be beneficial. CEO, Jon Aleckson , explains that Web Courseworks takes a three-phased approach when consulting his clients. What to Consider When Starting Your Learning Business.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

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. of addressing a business need. eLearning—and it looks great and seems to tick all the.

What Does an eLearning Consultant Do?

eLearning Architect

You probably see the job title bouncing around, but what does an eLearning consultant actually do? But I wanted to explain how I became a consultant, because I think experience is an essential part of what makes a consultant. “ “ Experience is an essential part of what makes a consultant. ” I knew it would be a role in eLearning - that was never in doubt. I wasn't developing myself or my business. Do I like being a consultant?

Performance Consulting with Nigel Harrison

looop

Towards the end of 2019, David James spoke with Nigel Harrison , published author and renowned expert in Performance Consulting, on The Learning & Development Podcast. Performance Consulting Doesn’t Make the Assumption That Learning or Training is the Solution.

eBook Release: 8 Tips For Boosting Your eLearning With Performance Consulting

Dan Keckan

Employee performance and business goals always go hand in hand. This is why it is essential to effectively measure the performance of both the employees and the eLearning. In this article, I discuss how performance consulting can come in handy.

Ultimate Guide To Hire An SEO Consultant

Dan Keckan

You must be aware of the amazing benefits of SEO for your business, and that's why you are looking for an SEO agency or consultant to manage your business SEO and drive exceptional business results. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

E-LEARNING DESIGN: COURSE OBJECTIVES OR BUSINESS OBJECTIVES?

Learnnovators

The post E-LEARNING DESIGN: COURSE OBJECTIVES OR BUSINESS OBJECTIVES? Custom E-Learning E-Learning Learning Consulting Business Objectives Cathy Moore Course Objectives Design Document e-learning E-Learning Design eLearning Learnnovators LMS Nirmal Ranganathan Performance Consultantsappeared first on Learnnovators.

How a Small Consulting Company Implemented an LMS and Became the Best ELearning Course Provider 2017

JoomlaLMS

Last week we shared two stories of successfully implemented online training projects within our blog series intended to take a behind-the-scenes look at building a successful LMS-based business. Today’s case is from the Industry of Consulting and Quality Management. Blog articles

8 Advantages of Hiring an eLearning Consultant

KnowledgeAnywhere

Hiring a skilled eLearning consultant is an alternative approach that can save your business time and money in the long run. Although hiring an eLearning consultant may cost you more at the onset of the project, you will quickly come to find that it was well worth the investment when you see the outcome of the virtual training courses produced. Here are eight advantages of hiring an eLearning specialist over doing it on your own.

Where To Find The Best LMS Consultants To Help You Make The Right Software Decision

Dan Keckan

Truth be told, sometimes an expert can help your business achieve more. A hard choice for sure with endless software options in the eLearning market. An LMS consultant can evaluate all the options based upon your selection criteria like cost, features, scalability, and more.

CoreAxis Consulting Named to Top Content Providers for Scenario-based Learning 2020

Coreaxis

Southborough, MA — August 19, 2020 — CoreAxis Consulting is pleased to announce they have been named to the list of the Top Content Providers for Scenario-Based Learning of 2020. This distinction was awarded by eLearning Industries, a company that focuses on rating organizations that develop eLearning solutions for their clients to help businesses source reliable vendors. eLearning Industries has recognized CoreAxis’ hard work by naming them to this prestigious list.

4 Stages of a Learning Business

Web Courseworks

OrgCommunity and Web Courseworks are excited to present the closing webinar of the Spring eLearning Thought Leaders series, The Learning Business Maturity Model , featuring Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele of Tagoras. Tagoras is a research and consulting firm for associations and organizations who focus on lifelong learning. In 2016, Tagoras unveiled the Learning Business Maturity Model. The Learning Business Maturity Model may never cease to change.

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. Maybe we need an elearning module to explain ‘supply chain management’, so they can see the bigger picture.”. The Instructional Designer’s Role: Performance Consultant. As Instructional Designers, we really must serve as Performance Consultants when we are given an assignment. Elearning Inspiration

ID & eLearning Links 4/7/20

Experiencing eLearning

Marketing YOUR Freelance eLearning Business – YouTube Ant Pugh on all the marketing tactics he tried when he started freelancing. eLearning Development Calculator – Estimate the Time to Create a Course Bryan Jones created this development calculator using the benchmark data from the Chapman Alliance study. Enroll in the eLearning Freelancer Bootcamp by 4/10. I’m offering an eLearning Freelancer Bootcamp with Robin Sargent and Nicole Papiaoannou.

Becoming a Social Business – Beyond Culture Change

Learnnovators

Over the past few years, the need to become a social business and to promote enterprise-wide collaboration have taken hold in many organizations. The business model and operating principles in today’s organizations hinge on “making” profit through the deft use of limited resources in an organized manner. The military metaphor dominates the world of business – right from “staff”, “line”, “chain of command”, to “ war for talent”, “ competitive strategy”, and “line of fire ”.

Convert Training to Online

Experiencing eLearning

What is the business problem we are trying to solve with this training? This should relate to the business problem.). Determine the format of the course (self-paced elearning, blended, virtual training, etc.). eLearning. Converting training to self-paced elearning cuts the time in half. . That’s 30 hours of content, which converts to 15 hours of self-paced elearning. That gives me about 10 hours of self-paced elearning (20 hours divided in half).

How to start an online tutoring business and make $10,000 per month?

Pinlearn

Long back, private tutoring was a person-person business. Are you looking for how to start a tutoring business from home or do you want to be an online tutor who wants to earn $10,000 per month but not sure how and where to get started, we have put together this comprehensive guide for educators and educational initiations to start their online career? . Considering the figures and trends of eLearning now is the best time to enter into this billion-dollar industry.

Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

I recently gave a presentation to the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals about blogging to build your business. This is specifically about what I have learned about blogging to build your reputation as a learning consultant over my 9+ years of blogging. If you’re a freelancer or consultant, you should join our weekly calls. At the time, starting a business wasn’t even on my radar. Every business needs a website.

Athenasia Consulting Simplifies the Marketing Plan Process

OpenSesame

I’m Laurent Timmermans, Founder and Managing Director of Athenasia Consulting Ltd based in Hong Kong. My company’s goal is to help entrepreneurs to start and grow their businesses. The focus of this elearning course is on the plan and the structure itself. What I like about elearning is that you can really do something different. Writing a Marketing Plan.

Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

Well not quite, but it is pretty dang close to the definition of Management Consulting in Wikipedia: Management consulting refers to both the industry of, and the practice of, helping organizations improve their performance, primarily through the analysis of existing business problems and development of plans for improvement. In this world, you can't really distinguish the mandate of Management Consulting from the mandate of: Enterprise 2.0 Browse eLearning Content

4 Ways to Increase Non-Dues Revenue

Web Courseworks

Do you currently manage an eLearning department at an association? There are steps you can take to make sure you have the appropriate assets and knowledge base to make your eLearning Business a success. Here are the four main components that make an eLearning business thrive or dive. If you want a healthy eLearning curriculum for your learners you will want to focus your research and development on: Where is your eLearning content coming from?

How an eLearning Business Strategy Saves Time and Money

Petra Mayer

We all know that time is money, so when you have the opportunity to save both time and money as a business, it’s a business strategy that you should pay attention to. eLearning is a learning tool that’s widely adopted around the world and it’s a beneficial business strategy, whatever their size. eLearning, also known as online training, is perfect for companies that want to be able to train their staff wherever they are in the world.

Growing Your Business With Online Programs

Petra Mayer

Most entrepreneurs are looking for ways to grow their business. Many Service Professionals target more revenue, engaging with our ideal clients leading to a more satisfying business and a great life-style. Offering Online Courses and Group Programs can help you achieve the growth and at the same time provide you with more time in your business. A lead is a new contact for your business , usually a person that would be a good fit with your ideal client persona description.

The CoLab Podcast Ep. 3: Empathy & business growth with Elliot Begoun

Coassemble

Today we’re going to talk about how Elliot and TIG Brands use empathy to guide their customers, drive business growth, and what role online training played in 2020 plans. Elliot intended to serve as a traditional consultant, operating externally from an entrepreneur’s business.

The CoLab Podcast Ep. 3: Empathy & business growth with Elliot Begoun

Coassemble

Today we’re going to talk about how Elliot and TIG Brands use empathy to guide their customers, drive business growth, and what role online training played in 2020 plans. Elliot intended to serve as a traditional consultant, operating externally from an entrepreneur’s business.

Business Model and Monetization Strategies for Learning Businesses

Thought Industries

Last week Talented Learning and Thought Industries joined forces to present a webinar, “ Paving the Way to a Profitable Learning Business: 5 Successful Strategies.”. Talented Learning is a learning technology research and consulting organization helping buyers buy better by providing hourly guidance, vendor directory listings, blog posts, premium content and more. consumer learning eLearning B2B Learning Monetization

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 “). 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 ? Why does each vendor win new business opportunities?

Need to Calculate LMS ROI? Here’s How Business Leaders Do The Math

Talented Learning

Ajay is an award-winning blogger, author and LinkedIn online course instructor who helps learning practitioners develop the financial acumen they need to align training initiatives with key business objectives. They must be pre-approved by business leaders and financial specialists who use standardized methods to justify technology purchases. Before approving the course, Mary asks you to provide a financial assessment to prove that this endeavor makes business sense.

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10 Helpful Types of Video for Business

TechSmith Camtasia

Using video for business is no longer an upcoming trend–it’s the norm. Business Insider reports that consumers will spend 84 minutes each day watching online video in 2020. Whether you work for a big brand or a small business, video content is a great tool for building trust with potential customers. We’ve compiled a list of ten types of video for your business to inspire you as you plan your first (or your next) video project.

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DEEPER ELEARNING DESIGN: PART 1 – THE STARTING POINT: GOOD OBJECTIVES

Learnnovators

This is the first post in a series of six that covers Deeper eLearning. There’s a process called performance consulting that looks to determine what the real need is, and this should be employed before determining a course is the solution. Our successes should be business successes! x --x --x --x --x Here are links to all six parts of the "Deeper eLearning Design" series: 1. Deeper eLearning Design: Part 1 – The Starting Point: Good Objectives.

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Best Workplace eLearning Providers

Roundtable Learning

In doing so, you’re going to research different workplace eLearning providers to find the one that best fits your needs. Read More: Custom eLearning Content For Workplace Development. That’s why we have compiled a list of custom and off-the-shelf eLearning providers for you to consider.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designer as Consultant?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 08, 2008 Instructional Designer as Consultant? With the rise of rapid eLearning tools and the ease with which virtually anyone can now create a course, whats changing for the instructional designer? — Patti Shank , President, Learning Peaks LLC, USA Instructional Designer as Consultant Are we seeing this happen? SMEs using rapid eLearning tools)?

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

eFront

And like any spending in business, it should pay off. The achievement of strategic business objectives , of course. This means developing training that will equip employees with the knowledge and skills that in turn will contribute to reaching the business’ strategic vision. What Are Strategic Business Objectives? We know every business is different. Yet, all of their strategic business objectives can usually be described within four common categories.

Specializing in the ELearning Industry

LearnDash

If you are reading this then there is a good chance that you are either already involved in the training & elearning indstury, or at least have an interest in getting involved. Whether you are a consultant, selling online courses , an LMS administrator, or instructional designer, you have to position yourself for success. This means finding a niche and then becoming the “go-to” person/service/business for that area. elearning training

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. At DataCamp, those factors include a scalable business model, a smart technology strategy, high-quality instruction and customer feedback loops that drive continuous improvement. We’re also seeing an enormous uptick in consulting firms that play a key role in helping companies facilitate full-scale digital transformation.

Should We Create Courses or Just Performance Support?

Experiencing eLearning

Ruth Clark has written about accelerating expertise with scenario-based elearning (to be clear: I consider that a course). If they do scenario-based elearning, it only takes 33-66 hours to reach competence. Chart based on data from Ruth Clark’s book Scenario-Based eLearning and article Accelerating Expertise with Scenario-Based eLearning. The best decision for the business and the learners is to create a scenario-based elearning course.

28 eLearning quotes from eLearning experts, implementers, and gurus

TalentLMS

No matter the reason, these eLearning quotes will help you understand how important and beneficial online learning can be for any organization. eLearning quotes from eLearning experts. We reached out to eLearning experts to provide us with their take on online training.