Podcast 32: Building a Customer Education Business Case – With Bill Cushard of Learndot

Talented Learning

It’s not just because it’s the hottest segment of the extended enterprise learning market, but because it’s a fascinating specialty that blends marketing, instructional design and business strategy. But eventually, I lost interest in being considered business “overhead.”

Financial Services: How to Keep Business Flowing When You Can’t Meet In Person

Allego

In a business that relies on relationships, it’s much harder to maintain those connections now that in-person meetings are on hold. But now, financial services professionals have to do business a whole new way. In this business, knowledge is power.

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Your WordPress LMS Freelance Business Transformation with Matt Inglot

LifterLMS

Learn about how you can build your WordPress LMS freelance business transformation with Matt Inglot in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Chris and Matt talk about ways recurring value is key in online course businesses to generate recurring revenue.

5 Reasons Why Hiring a CA firm in Gurgaon is a Smart Business Move

Learnloft

The prime criterion of every business owner would be to ensure maximum business outcomes and optimize every opportunity available. Being the business wagon of Delhi, Gurgaon now stands as the most preferred grounds for owners to establish a business.

Omni-channel is an opportunity for L&D to renew its business value

Axonify

The rise of omni-channel presents workplace learning teams with an opportunity to renew their value to the business. In addition, stock-outs should be almost extinct in an omni-channel setting given the extended inventory reach. An omni-channel strategy provides the business with great flexibility when it comes to timely product and pricing offers. The post Omni-channel is an opportunity for L&D to renew its business value appeared first on Axonify.

8 Tips to Nurture a Good Learning Culture for your Business

LearnUpon

The truth is, most businesses don’t place learning as a top priority and it can fall by the wayside. Develops a knowledge-sharing environment: Employees can share what they’ve learned with others and improve your organization’s expertise. Avoids business myopia: With your employees constantly learning and evolving, you run little risk of becoming outdated or falling behind competitors.

This Time, It’s Personal: Effective Upskilling Focuses on the Individual

Degreed

Every executive knows that skills can make or break their business. In that same timespan, Mastercard’s stock price tripled too, as the company broke through in key areas like mobile payments and cybersecurity. Was the stock surge just a coincidence?

A Dedication to the Craft

CLO Magazine

At Harvard, Miller also took courses through Harvard Business School and the Kennedy School for Government, sparking an interest that led him to create his own consulting company after graduation. Miller’s experience at a peer company along with his consulting expertise were strong selling points but it was his preparation and approach that sold Watson. “He Miller and his 13-member team have jumped at other opportunities to contribute to Gilead’s business.

How Corporate Identity Influences Employee Motivation

Your Training Edge

In an attempt to improve things, many companies have started considering the idea of stock ownership, but contrary to the expectations, giving workers the possibility to purchase company stocks hasn’t significantly boosted their motivation and engagement. As play is sparked by curiosity and solving challenging problems, the more employees expand their expertise, the more they will enjoy their work.

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Is This as Good as It Gets? Two Reasons Why E-Learning Isn’t Better

Rapid eLearning

Instructional design is different than programming which is different than visual design which is even more different than specific software expertise with e-learning tools such as Storyline 360. Companies spend what they need to meet their business objectives.

Help! This Subject Matter Expert Needs to Build E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Training specialists (for all our good intentions) can complicate things and that’s not always good for the speed of business. It’s easy to forget that it took years to attain their expertise and that may not factor into what it takes for a new person to learn. Good news!

Networking with purpose

CLO Magazine

Further, these relationships may expand geographically or across business units as a result of a new role assignment or professional development program or by working on a specific business issue. I was recently helping a colleague who was preparing for a job transition.

TikTok for learning: Can we use it for employee training?

TalentLMS

From cultivating business contacts in LinkedIn to reading world news on Twitter, social media have become useful tools for both professional and personal development. And they love sharing their expertise — otherwise, TikTok and all the other platforms would not exist.

The beginning of Docebo’s multi-product journey

Docebo

We were already on the brink of a historic milestone for a small Italian startup turned up-and-coming LMS powerhouse, close to becoming a public company on the Toronto Stock Exchange in October 2019. Deliver key business updates, infotainment style, instead of via email text.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | July 12, 2019

Mike Taylor

It has been a busy week for that whizzed by in a blur. At Work, Expertise Is Falling Out of Favor. PhotoAbility : Authentic Disability Stock Images. Stop being impressed by money, fame & status. Instead, be impressed by those who treat other human beings well, in both good times & bad. Warren Buffet. I´m looking forward to shifting gears this weekend with some work around the house and from the looks of it soaking up some air conditioning.

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The beginning of Docebo’s multi-product journey

Docebo

We were already on the brink of a historic milestone for a small Italian startup turned up-and-coming LMS powerhouse, close to becoming a public company on the Toronto Stock Exchange in October 2019. Deliver key business updates, infotainment style, instead of via email text.

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Want to Reap the Benefits of Training? Get Everyone in Your Organization Involved in Teaching

Mindflash

In one of my first seminars, I was asked to conduct a class for aspiring stock brokers on stock options. While I knew a lot about stock options, I soon learned just how much harder teaching other people was than just understanding it myself. But the more I taught about stock options, the better I came to understand them. Have subject matter experts teach others (and create simple courses) about their area of expertise.

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Listen: Discover Financial Services’ Jon Kaplan on tuition assistance programs and the importance of building trust among your learning team

CLO Magazine

Ashley: I’ve definitely learned that CLOs are a very educated group of people which shouldn’t be surprising since they’re in the business of learning and development. It amazed me how tied it was to everything within a business. Jon: One thing I would say is I think universities are getting better about this especially business schools. The business schools are increasingly going to practitioners to teach classes.

SMART Goals in a SMAC World

ID Reflections

This trend or practice is propelled by a strong desire to keep a control on the outcome, ensure stock prices rise, shareholders are happy, and predictability reigns. Authors of the Harvard Business School working paper, Goals Gone Wild , mentioned that the “systematic downside of goal setting has been disregarded for a long time”. And the outcome can often be missed opportunities, rising frustration, and even the downfall of the business should the trend continue long enough.

Where is L&D heading?

E-Learning Provocateur

A centralised Organisational Development function can focus on enterprise-wide capability needs, while L&D professionals embedded in the business can address local capability needs. I think the point of learning in the workplace is to improve performance, so my definition of a “good” L&D professional is one that improves the performance of his or her business.

How Long Does It Take To Develop VR Training Content?

Roundtable Learning

Did you know that 45% of organizations in high-consequence industries consider VR training either important or critical to achieving their business goals? . This is a critical first step that helps organizations target business challenges and create a VR training program that’s relevant, successful, and meets their needs. . The level of expertise of developers — The level of expertise and knowledge of your developers will affect the pace at which content is developed.

It's the end of the year as we know it.

eLearning Architect

This has also helped clarify what's important to me, how I should be spending my time and ultimately how I grow my business. I had always planned to create a business that was location independent and despite setting up my business in the heart of London and apart from a few conference presentations, I was pretty much running my business remotely anyway. The only aspect of running a business that I am unable to do remotely is speaking at conferences.

Help For the One Person Instructional Design Team

Bottom-Line Performance

If a task is outside of your skill set, you do not have time to put the hours in and learn because you are already too busy finishing other work that needs to be done. Whether it’s a curriculum design you can implement, graphic design work, custom widgets to plug in to your courses, a third party analysis, or some extra instructional design expertise, we’ve got you covered. Speaking of generic, are you getting tired of the stock interactions in Articulate and Lectora?

Free learning & development webinars for July 2020

Limestone Learning

Friday, July 10, 2020, 9AM – 10AM PT: How to Test if Starting a Consulting Business Is Right for You (Free for ATD members) If you’re looking for ways to step into your own consulting business, especially in the current business environment, sign up for this webinar.

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Instilled’s parent company, Learning Technologies Group, to acquire Blackboard’s Open LMS for $31.7 million

Instilled

Following completion of the transaction in approximately four weeks, Open LMS will be invested in as a standalone brand alongside Instilled and PeopleFluent within LTG’s portfolio of best-in-class businesses. LTG is listed on the London Stock Exchange Alternative Investment Market (LTG.L)

LearningZen Supports the Best Franchises in the Nation

LearningZen

Doug Mark said one of the reasons consumers choose to visit franchises over other businesses is because of the franchise’s reputation. Small businesses who are looking to purchase a new franchise pay attention to negative reviews.

Affirmity’s Parent Company, Learning Technologies Group, Acquires Breezy HR

KZO Innovations

Breezy HR provides small to medium businesses (SMBs) with feature-rich, intuitive and user-friendly recruitment software in order to optimize their processes and maximize productivity. The addition of Breezy HR to LTG’s best-of-breed learning and talent businesses is expected to further consolidate the Group’s position in the talent acquisition marketplace, extending its existing enterprise client base to include a new SMB audience.

eLearning Thought Leaders: Eric Bort of Clearly Trained

eLearning Weekly

This interview, perhaps more than any other we’ve done, will appeal to small business owners or those who are thinking about striking out on their own. The elearning industry is ripe for the entrepreneur, but running a successful business is still challenging, so the experiences and tips Eric Bort shares in this interview should be very helpful — after all, his elearning business is thriving in Louisville, Kentucky. What Can You Learn from This Guy?

How to Create an E-Learning Portfolio

Rapid eLearning

The portfolio represents your skills and expertise. You’ll notice that some went with their names and some created a business name. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. In recent posts, we discussed why you need a portfolio for personal development and to manage your professional career. The obvious next question is what tools and resources should I use to build a portfolio? What Goes in the Portfolio?

Choosing Performitiv: How a Top-Ranked Organization’s Structured Selection Process Resulted in Choosing Performitiv

Performitiv

Second, the process needed to ensure minimal functional and technical requirements were met so the business could run its operation without disruption. LMS Provider: The LMS was in place and used by the organization but the organization required certain stock reports that were not easily available and it might result in increased administration for the organization and they wanted to avoid that where possible. Overview.

How Artificial Intelligence Will Affect the Training Industry

Training Industry

From self-driving cars and games to medical diagnosis and stock trading, its applications are countless. What does that definition imply for business owners? In a 2009 issue of Harvard Business Review, David B. Identifying True Needs Businesses often know what they want but not necessarily what they need. Businesses will be more eager to try something new when data proves that the old ways don't work anymore.

How Blended Learning Today Is Different In A Hyperconnected World

looop

Provide courses when they are absolutely needed (not as the default solution): This is going to be the hardest part for many L&D professionals whose stock-in-trade is course development and delivery. Follow this up with digital, on-demand support – scaling local expertise in relation to real challenges – and keep employees where the real learning happens: on the job.

Agile Learning 101: From the basics to successful training

TalentLMS

In this environment, agile teams base business processes on what customers value the most , as Allego’s CRO George Donovan explains in a Forbes article. It goes without saying that this increased customer focus has a strong, positive impact throughout the business.

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Talking eLearning ROI

Web Courseworks

Do you see an opportunity for your association or organization to get ahead of the curve and leverage its collective expertise to become an industry expert? Admit what you don’t know, and seek out a “left-brained” numbers person to help you organize and present the nitty gritties of the business plan. Take stock of the competition to get an idea of how rival associations deliver learning and training to members.

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Why You Need to Connect with Your Peers in the E-Learning Community

Rapid eLearning

You’ll expand your support network and build your expertise (and eventually your reputation among your peers). She also freely shares her expertise by answering questions, doing tutorials, and making her source files and assets available for free. All of this activity allows her to build her own brand and expertise outside of the community. What she shares and how she engages in the community is based on acquiring and sharing expertise.

PODCAST 143: Getting in Touch: How to Talk to People Who Don't Know You with Kata Nyitrai

Sales Hacker

Growing a business in Europe vs. growing a business in the U.S. [9:19]. Chris Pearce, the VP of Sales at Tableau, says they run their entire business from Outreach. Want to see what the number one sales engagement platform can do for your business?

gomo’s Parent Company, Learning Technologies Group, Acquires Breezy HR [press release]

gomo learning

Breezy HR provides small to medium businesses (SMBs) with feature-rich, intuitive and user-friendly recruitment software in order to optimize their processes and maximize productivity. The addition of Breezy HR to LTG’s best-of-breed learning and talent businesses is expected to further consolidate the Group’s position in the talent acquisition marketplace, extending its existing enterprise client base to include a new SMB audience.

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