Global Leadership Development (GLD): Distance

Your Training Edge

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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Start Bridging the Tech Skills Gap Today

KnowledgeCity

The tech skills gap is no secret , and it’s only getting wider by the year. Learn how to start bridging the gap today to remain competitive in a rapidly evolving workplace. By 2021, 40 percent of IT workers will be working primarily on the business side rather than purely IT.

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Training and the New Global Economy

Your Training Edge

But what exactly can your learning organization do in order to stay competitive – and stay safe from cuts? We know this is somewhat true, but as organizations grow larger and become more complex, who has time to ensure that training occurs except the training department?

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How To Close Your Workforce Skills Gaps with Reskilling

Avilar

Regardless, the global digital transformation is in full swing and digital literacy is an essential skill for every worker. More companies are looking at upskilling and reskilling the workers they have to address essential skills gaps. RELATED ARTICLE: Is the Skills Gap a Myth?

Closer Collaboration with Colleges Can Close the Skills Gap

CLO Magazine

As businesses turn to community colleges to train talent, some analysts say it just might help close the skills gap many employers are facing. Wardell, CEO and president of Adtalem Global Education, the for-profit education institution formerly known as DeVry Education Group.

Bridging the Last Mile to Close the Skills Gap

CLO Magazine

So what skills do managers want that graduates lack? Mike Sweet, CEO of Credo Reference, launched Credo Education last year to help universities assess their instruction in core skills like critical thinking, communications, global citizenship, logic and reasoning. According to U.S.

Closing the Leadership Gap in Your Organization

HT2 Labs

With the leadership gap becoming a very real problem for many long-standing businesses globally, Leadership Development is becoming the one thing many organizations cannot afford not to invest in. The Leadership Gap. But as these workers begin to retire and talent management within the workplace remains a prominent struggle, the leadership gap is a growing concern. Bridging the Gap.

Ep10: Socializing your learning design to support global audiences

Elucidat

We take a dive into how to socialize learning design methodologies to get the support you need from your business, how to deploy learning across multiple languages and cultures, and how to spot exceptional learning designers at an interview. They do great work as a result of that.

Putting the Future of Work in a Global Context

General Assembly

It’s undergoing a seismic shift that, according to the McKinsey Global Institute, “is happening ten times faster and at 300 times the scale, or roughly 3,000 times the impact” compared to the Industrial Revolution. We know technology is transforming the global workforce.

Close the Coaching Gap

CLO Magazine

Not even the executive suite is safe from the changes sweeping business today. Business savvy has been taken to new heights. It is a strategic process that helps organizations attract and retain great leaders, enables executive teams to improve leadership and team performance, and supports senior executives responsible for making crucial business decisions and achieving outcomes. Executive coaching has the potential to close that gap.

Looking the Future in the Face

CLO Magazine

According to “Global Generations,” a study conducted by accounting firm EY, 62 percent of millennial employees are managing others — only slightly less than the 65 percent of Generation X employees who are managers. How can we best help them grow as business leaders? Bridging the Gaps.

Hospitality LMS: What to Know

Continu

And if you need to add more staff during the busy season, there is no need to change your training protocol. Now that you know some of the benefits of an LMS, it’s time to choose the correct partner. What key features do you need? Do they offer a free trial or a demo?

7 Tips to Delivering Multilingual Training to your Global Workforce

Unboxed

Is your company really a global company? delivering training to employees in their native language), you may not be as global as you think. That means need-to-know information isn’t moving up or down the pipeline. One way to do this is to speak their language.

Don’t Frustrate Users With Gaps in Your Product Experience

General Assembly

Users interact with a product through many different channels and modes of communication, and bridging the gaps between them is essential to your product’s success. I call these gaps mode-shift friction. The success of a product, and a business, can depend on it. Find your gaps.

Transform Unused Learning Data Into Valuable Business Predictors

CLO Magazine

Everything we do online — from our Google searches to our Facebook posts to our online purchases — produces data. The world’s largest companies are leveraging data not only to make their operations more successful, but also to improve their business predictability.

Pandemic Planning: How to Prepare for the Coronavirus

Avilar

First detected in Wuhan City, China, COVID-19 infections prompted manufacturing plant shutdowns in multiple China locations, disrupting supply chains globally. Does your business continuity plan include how to respond to pandemics? Do you have any travel restrictions, now?

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

skills gap ” problem. So increasingly, non-profit associations must compete in a “for-profit” manner to win business for their continuing education programs. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? Skills Gap” Solutions. Associations can lead the way and solve the skills gap.

Investing in an Automated Future

CLO Magazine

According to research performed by the McKinsey Global Institute , “62 percent of executives believe they will need to retrain or replace more than a quarter of their workforce between now and 2023 due to advancing automation and digitization.”. Mind the Skill Gap.

Examples of Organizations Who Have Top Business Training Programs

Clarity Consultants

Everyone is trying to do more with less, and to help them achieve this goal, organizations are leaning in to their learning and development programs to help them fill that gap. They are one of the world’s leading consulting firms with a truly global presence. Business Training

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. They diversify income streams from across a content business portfolio. Global commerce and tax management.

LMS Demo Do’s and Don’ts

Talented Learning

I thought I’d share some of the best “do’s and don’ts” from the recent sessions. Increase of revenue from the sale of accredited content to healthcare organizations and individuals and global expansion of the association are the key drivers of the new LMS purchase. LMS Demo Do’s.

7 Key Trends on Global E-learning to Follow in 2016

Paradiso

Want to know what 2016 holds in terms of e-Learning trends ? By the year-end 2016, more than 50% of global 1000 companies will have stored customer-sensitive data in the public cloud.*. Micro-Learning – Emergent learning strategy known that quickly closes skill and knowledge gaps.

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

eFront

Why do we train our employees? And like any spending in business, it should pay off. The achievement of strategic business objectives , of course. What Are Strategic Business Objectives? We know every business is different. Well, it depends on who you ask.

4 BIG business problems you can solve with adaptive learning

Axonify

That said, the realities of modern business have introduced a new set of challenges that are often shared across companies and industries. As companies grow and roles become more complex, how do we enable our people to be the differentiators we need without radically increasing our training budgets? But you can’t do that in an organization with 30,000 employees and only 30 people in the learning and development department. But modern business isn’t a perfect world.

Prepping Middle Schoolers for 21st Century Careers

CLO Magazine

Yet, the STEM skills gap still exists today with more and more industries in need of STEM skill talent. Ashley Szofer is senior director of communication and partnerships at STEMconnector, a professional services firm committed to increasing STEM-ready workers in the global talent pool. “We

What’s Hot In Learning Technology? Summer Webinar Series

Talented Learning

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. Your learning business is always open. Custom Learning Experiences: When No LMS Will Do .

What L&D professionals need to know about outsourcing training

Matrix

Organizations have long gone global. Delivering good-quality training has become more of a challenge than it used to be and L&D departments are being asked to do more with limited resources. Businesses can make the choice of having a small yet effective in-house training team that can tackle the essential learning interventions – for example those that involve leaders or top talent.

Do Millennials need special training?

Matrix

Organizations of all types and sizes need to keep up with this new generation of employees because they are the ones who need to keep up with the only constant in today’s technology-abundant business world: change. Do Millennials need special training? Do they really?

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. A lack of diversity presents serious operational risks to businesses in ways that may not seem immediately obvious.

How Businesses Can Evaluate Online Training ROI & Performance

ProProfs

You feel relaxed after launching the big online training initiative and suddenly these questions start to haunt you: “How do I know if my learners understood the material or not? Every year, organizations globally spend millions of dollars on training. Want to know how?

Examining the Value of a College Degree

CLO Magazine

Udemy is an online global learning and teaching marketplace. The online learning organization’s “ 2018 Skills Gap Report ” found that 51 percent of the 1,000 full-time workers surveyed said they would quit a job if the company didn’t provide the necessary training.

Unifying Communication Between Departments

CLO Magazine

Global Workplace Analytics reports that approximately 20 to 25 percent of the global workforce works remotely at some frequency and employees are not at their desk 50 to 60 percent of the time. The Generation Gap.

Why Do Employees Need Project Management Professional Certification Training?

WalkMe Training Station

The Project Management Professional certification not only sounds good, but is globally recognized as a standard of excellence. The personal benefits outlined below are a great motivation to do so, because your tools for personal development will generate overarching organizational benefits. It is a global qualification that’s recognized across the globe, meaning anyone who receives it will make their personal profile more valuable.

Why You Should Boost Soft Skills in Your Organization

Avilar

There’s no doubt that STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) skills are essential in our fast-moving, tech-evolving, globally connected world. Management consulting firm McKinsey predicts that “ demand for creativity in the global employment will significantly rise by 2030.”

12 Myths About LMS Best Practices – You Should Know

Pinlearn

The global e-learning market is expected to reach around $325 by 2025. LMS frameworks are simply the best options for any modern business that wants to stay viable in the market. In fact, there are instances you do not need an instructor at all. This will also help you identify the critical gaps in your course modules and fill them. Myth: Professionals and employees do not prefer LMS-based e-learning course: These are the busiest people.

How L&D Is Earning Its Seat at the Table

CLO Magazine

According to LinkedIn’s “2019 Workplace Learning Report,” talent development is moving from the periphery to the core of business strategy, with 82 percent of learning and development professionals now reporting that corporate leaders actively support their programs. It’s enabled by an explosion of data that enables L&D to understand skills gaps, engagement and learning styles with unprecedented detail. Here’s how they’re doing it.

Female Leaders: Building Confidence and Initiative

CLO Magazine

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.”. They’re actually doing something about it.”.