UL Acquires EduNeering from Kaplan

Kapp Notes

It looks like EduNeering, the leader in compliance-based learning has been acquired by UL, a global independent safety science company offering expertise across five key strategic businesses: Product Safety, Environment, Life & Health, Knowledge Services and Verification Services. Award-winning solution enables compliance, risk mitigation, workflow automation and improved business performance for FDA-regulated organizations. EduNeering was acquired by Kaplan, Inc.

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ProtoMedia/Kaplan EduNeering Big Virtual World Announcement

Kapp Notes

Million in Series B Financing Led by Kaplan Ventures. Kaplan EduNeering concurrently forms strategic reseller partnership with ProtonMedia. million Series B venture financing led by Kaplan Ventures. ProtonMedia will use the funds to extend its leadership position within life sciences by further integrating its ProtoSphere virtual collaboration environment with ComplianceWire®, Kaplan EduNeering’s validated cloud-based learning management system.

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UL Acquires EduNeering from Kaplan

Kapp Notes

It looks like EduNeering, the leader in compliance-based learning has been acquired by UL, a global independent safety science company offering expertise across five key strategic businesses: Product Safety, Environment, Life & Health, Knowledge Services and Verification Services. Award-winning solution enables compliance, risk mitigation, workflow automation and improved business performance for FDA-regulated organizations. EduNeering was acquired by Kaplan, Inc.

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Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit Kicks off Today!

Kapp Notes

They also spoke more about explaining what they are doing with the 3D virtual world vendor ProtonMedia which provides a highly interactive 3D environment focused on solving business needs in the lifescience industries.

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Soren Kaplan, Leapfrogging to Learning Breakthroughs and Innovation, Opening Keynote at #LSCon

Learning Visions

Soren Kaplan, Redefining Innovation: Harness the power of surprise for business breakthroughs. Understand what business you’re really in. A drill company is in the hole business. What business are YOU in? What business problems are YOU solving? Learning is a way, perhaps, of addressing the real business problem. Kaplan went out to research his book and looked for books with the words “Surprise” in the title.

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I'm no Superman

Learning with e's

I don't need x-ray vision to see that I'm going to be extremely busy in the next month or so, as I travel to Australia and New Zealand and back, for a 3 week speaking tour. 27 September: Keynote speech for the New Zealand Applied Business Education Conference , Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.

More Teachers Trading in Textbooks and Lectures For Interactive E-Learning Software to Engage Students

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Today Business Week's website carries an article on how more teachers are trading in textbooks and lectures for interactive learning software to engage students. The article cites Kaplan University, San Francisco State University and Philips Children's Medical Ventures - all reporting tremendous student satisfaction resulting from interactive eLearning.

Podcast: Axonify Principle Learning Strategist JD Dillon

Learningtogo

JD Dillon has spent 15 years designing and implementing learning and performance strategies for respected global organizations, including The Walt Disney Company, Kaplan, Brambles, and AMC Theatres.

JD Dillon – Axonify Principle

Learningtogo

JD Dillon has spent 15 years designing and implementing learning and performance strategies for respected global organizations, including The Walt Disney Company, Kaplan, Brambles, and AMC Theatres. Listen to Podcast: [link].

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Summits, Conferences and Some Relaxation

Kapp Notes

It has been a busy few weeks and May continues to be busy as I have a couple of presentations with my co-author Tony O'Driscoll coming up. Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit Last week I attended the Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit and once again had a great time.

Leading In a Technological Disruptive Market

Your Training Edge

The computing, entertainment, book publishing, wireless phone, manufacturing, healthcare and photography industries, have all been experiencing a dramatic transformation because of new, rising technologies, distribution channels, business models, market expectations and government regulations.

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Industry News: elearning Company Purchase

Kapp Notes

Here is the big announcement: Kaplan, Inc., a top provider of knowledge management solutions that assure regulatory compliance and improve business performance. EduNeering has outstanding management and a long-standing commitment to delivering the highest quality knowledge solutions,” said William Macpherson, CEO of Kaplan Professional. one of the world's leading providers of educational services, has signed an agreement to acquire EduNeering Holdings, Inc.,

Session Notes: Breaking Down Silos @JD_Dillon #TrainingMag

Learning Visions

He supports the guys who work for Kaplan. JD was at Disney for awhile, AMC entertainment, and 5 years at Kaplan. How Kaplan applied social and how that has changed the way work gets done. So he said, wouldn''t it be amazing if we had Wikipedia for Kaplan? How is the work being done at Kaplan? Can you connect back to business outcomes? These are my live blogged notes from the Training 2015 Conference and Expo happening this week in Atlanta.

User generated content; The next trend!

Challenge to Learn

Use Case: Kaplan, a global education provider in more than 30 countries with 19,000 employees, and an early pioneer of user-enabled eLearning. The world of training and development in the enterprise continues to change rapidly.

Leave Learning to Employees, sort of

Jay Cross

This article describes the CLO of Kaplan as he adapts to a world where employees can route around learning to find their own content. Kaplan set up a wiki that has proved very successful. (I’d Leave Learning to Employees. By Kate Everson. CLO magazine November 2015.

FocusOn Learning 2016 Presents “Microlearning: The Ideal Partner for Mobile”

mLevel

He has also served as vice president of business development at Web.com; as principal of Definition 6, an Internet marketing firm that he co-founded; and as president of Web World. He was a member of the leadership teams for Skillsoft, NETg, Kaplan Financial, and AchieveGlobal, among others. Delivering mobile learning presents a challenge to any organization, given the smaller form factor and the fact that learners don’t want to stare at their screens for extended periods of time.

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ROI and L&D: What Trainers Need to Know About Operational Results

Bottom-Line Performance

However, one glaring omission stands out: the absence of a business-oriented perspective. But the entire purpose of L&D is to support the goals and strategy of a business. The business does not exist in support of L&D. Rober Kaplan and David Norton.

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Create a Collaborative Company Culture with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

In a busy office, this is a tough feat. There are numerous ways an employer or business owner can use an LMS to create a collaborative learning culture. Will you allow an LMS to provide the collaborative learning tools that will take your business to new levels of greatness?

iPad: Is this the beginning of handheld education?

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

McGraw Hill, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Pearson Education, Kaplan are all on the bandwagon already. The message of this article resonates with another article in Business Week that I posted earlier on this blog Today's Wall Street Journal carries an article by Jeff Tachtenberg and Yukari Kane titled 'Textbook Firms Ink E-Deals for iPad'.

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CLOs, Forget Executive Education: You Need to Invest in the Frontline

Inkling

Dr. Sydney Savion, global learning officer at Dell, said getting frontline employees to care about the business is essential to any development program. When asked about how global organizations measure the ROI from efforts to train and retain frontline workers, John Kaplan, vice president of training and development at Discover Financial Services, said “not well enough.”

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“Experience the Difference” at SCCE’s 17th Annual Compliance & Ethics Institute, October 21-24, 2018, Las Vegas

Interactive Services

Can Compliance Save Sports , presented by Ty Francis MBE, Chief Global Business Development Officer at The ICSS. Minneapolis, Minn.

DevLearn evaluation: The gap is widening: We are in a crisis!

Challenge to Learn

And I believe that the gap with the real world and the business reality is even bigger. Yes because our industry is at risk becoming irrelevant to the business. Dillon on how Kaplan switched from 700 courses and PDF’s to a 70.000 page user generated wiki in two years time.

Growing From Knowledge-Based to Performance-Driven Learning

mLevel

I’ve found it’s not lack of expertise to create performance-based learning; it’s most often due to environmental constraints that make it rarely possible to do so: TIME: The business served by L&D demands (and deserves!)

Crowd source your corporate knowledge

Challenge to Learn

I started this process by talking to three companies (Nielsen, Akzo Nobel and Kaplan) who have already implemented crowd sourcing. Business processes are changing at an ever increasing speed. I’m investigating crowd sourcing of corporate knowledge.

The Future of Executive Education Is Here

CLO Magazine

Today’s leadership imperative is clear: Uncover new market opportunities, define new business models and drive top-line revenue growth on a sustainable basis — or risk obsolescence. All products, services and even business models become commodities over time.

Easygenerator in top 10 lists

easygenerator

Not the least names in the business: Kaplan University, Walden University, Capella University, Collorado technical University and Ivy bridge college. Easygenerator is clearly gaining a lot of traction.

Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Unfortunately, that study was written in 1996, and is getting a little dated (ok, very dated), which is why a recent post by Nancy Kaplan proved so timely. will increasingly have a role in all facets of modern business, and particularly modern business learning.

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Webinar Summary: A Practical Approach for Supporting the Modern Learner

Axonify

’ He went on to say that the business equivalent of an asteroid (see slide 6 below) is headed our way and if L&D doesn’t do something about it, they might face the same fate as the dinosaurs. .

Can You Teach Diversity and Inclusion?

CLO Magazine

Do our leaders understand their value to the business and the workforce? In a way, it becomes a business culture transformation project rather than a simple, here’s a few days courses. Kaplan teaches inclusive and collaborative decision-making techniques using a variety of strategies.

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Hello from Our New Content Specialist Carl!

OpenSesame

I am Carl Kaplan, Content Specialist. Before starting at OpenSesame, I worked in business development at Boombotix, a startup specializing in portable music solutions for active lifestyles. Hi there! I’m excited be joining the excellent folks here at OpenSesame and am looking forward to helping the content team expand our library of courses.

Curated Insights – It’s ‘game on’ for Gamification in the workplace

Axonify

For example, during my L&D work with Disney and Kaplan, we were able to realize improved motivation by applying concepts VERY similar to the cluster motivations Nick discussed, including social, mastery, achievement, and immersion.

Tell Me a Story

Kapp Notes

Last week I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the 5th Annual Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit (more about my speaking with Nadira Hira in another post.) I meet some wonderful speakers and great Kaplan-EduNeering clients.

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Philadelphia ASTD Meeting Lot of Fun

Kapp Notes

The topic of the night was “Unleasing the business value of 3D immersive environments for enterprise learning and collaboration.&# Last night I presented at the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of ASTD and ran into a bunch of old friends and made some new ones.

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Happenings in the Corporate Virtual World Space

Kapp Notes

Competition with 2D Platforms Heats Up Virtual immersive environment provider, VenueGen just announced a new platform specifically designed for freelancers, small businesses, non-profits and trade groups. This on the heals of the agreement between Kaplan-EduNeering and ProtoSphere to partner in the compliance space to provide collaborative compliance-based virtual world solutions. Here are some emerging events happening in the corporate virtual immersive environment (VIE) space.

#LSCon day 1, Leapfrogging serious lean agile innovation performance ecosystems for 90%

Challenge to Learn

Leapfrogging After this we had the formal opening (1500 attendees, 30% up from last year) by David Kelly and the Keynote from Soren Kaplan about Leapfrogging to learning breakthroughs and innovation. What is your business really about?

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Adapt Leadership Styles to Solve Ambiguous Problems

CLO Magazine

How clear are you about what business needs right now? American business theorist and Harvard professor Chris Argyris coined the term “Triple loop thinking.” Ian Stewart is head of leadership and organizational practice at Kaplan Professional Education.

Webinar Summary: A Practical Approach for Supporting the Modern Learner

Axonify

’ He went on to say that the business equivalent of an asteroid (see slide 6 below) is headed our way and if L&D doesn’t do something about it, they might face the same fate as the dinosaurs. . He also spent a good amount of time walking us through how he and his team at Kaplan are tackling many of the challenges that modern learning environments are facing. .