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Before You Convert ILT to eLearning Do These 6 Things

Cinecraft

The new business-norm is anything but normal. Since we are assuming that you have an existing course, then a business purpose for the course should already be identified. The business purpose, or goal, makes sure that the course aligns with the needs of your organization and is the best use of everyone’s time. If the business goal of your course is not identified, Cathy Moore’s article “ How to Create a Training Goal in 2 Quick Steps ” will help you.

Convert Training to Online

Experiencing eLearning

Just taking your existing PowerPoint slides and putting them online won’t be very effective. Ask, “Do employees know how to do the task?” Use training to address skill gaps, not for other problems. Once you know the type of problem, you can align your solution to that problem. First, review all the materials from the existing classroom training: slides, instructor guides, participant guides, videos, evaluations, discussion questions, quizzes, etc.

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Stop! Before You Convert ILT to eLearning Do These 6 Things

Cinecraft

The new business-norm is anything but normal. Since we are assuming that you have an existing course, then a business purpose for the course should already be identified. The business purpose, or goal, makes sure that the course aligns with the needs of your organization and is the best use of everyone’s time. If the business goal of your course is not identified, Cathy Moore’s article “ How to Create a Training Goal in 2 Quick Steps ” will help you.

Free Sales Tools Reps Can’t Live Without

Xyleme

Sure, everyone claims to have a sighting—but do they really exist? Free sales enablement tools do exist—and they’re actually pretty good. For transparency, we’ll mark these with “free version” or “free trial,” so you know which is which. Do I need more demos?

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Learning Management System – LMS

Ed App

How much do your employees know about protection in this time of cyber threats and hackers? A learning management system offers busy managers a chance to refresh their knowledge and learn new strategies at times convenient to them. Others do better outside in nature.

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A Look Back at 2020 for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Hallmark is for you (do people even send them anymore? I’m too e-oriented to know). I know it seems odd. I wish everyone would do that. What was equally visible is the continuing gap between top tier and everyone else. Nice knowing you.

How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

Whatever you do, don’t wait to make a move. Having business, content or reseller partners is a great way to expand reach but it does come with some administrative and managerial overhead. Associations are equipped to bridge this skills gap, but they’re somewhat late to the game. Then you can add notes, PowerPoint slides and tests, so members who are unable to attend live events can earn continuing education credits at their convenience.

5 Tips on Setting Realistic Training Objectives

TalentLMS

With the training team raring to go straight to designing slides and facilitating classes, there is always that tendency to rush through formulating realistic learning goals and objectives. Knowing the importance of training objectives, creating them must, therefore, be taken with due diligence. Is it a performance gap ? Is it a knowledge gap? Always remember that training sessions do not just come out of thin air. Align training objectives with business goals.

Cornerstone-Saba Acquisition: What Does it Mean for LMS Customers?

Talented Learning

But here’s the rub: Although an acquisition may be good for companies and investors on both sides of the deal, it’s rarely a treat for customers of the acquired business. 3) Increased Cash Flow : By eliminating duplication, Cornerstone expects to free-up enough funds to pay-off the acquisition debt, with plenty of extra cash available for additional investments to grow the business. So what do I think about this mega-merger? Neither do I.

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

Living in Learning

The Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing is on the line being his usual all-business self, even at 7:05am. Additionally, I think it critical to know what success will look like. In other words, how will we…more importantly…how will you…know we’ve been successful?”. Some might call that searching for root causes…and it is…and I did…and I found several…and some of them actually had something to do with training. Being “busy” does not protect jobs and/or budget.

Free L&D webinars for April 2020

Limestone Learning

Thursday, April 2, 2020, 11AM – 12PM PT: How to Leverage Competency-Based Learning to Upskill Employees for Skills of the Future (Free for ATD members) According to LinkedIn Learning’s Workplace Learning report, L&D leaders’ abilities to identify, assess and close skills gaps topped the learning and development priority list. Competency models identify what organizations need people in particular roles to do for the organizations to succeed and create competitive advantage.

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These Simple Tips Will Help You Build the Right E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I had a conversation with a beta tester who was struggling with doing something. He should have stepped away from the solution, taken a closer look at what he wanted to do, and then look at the options he had for meeting his objective. What do you hope to accomplish? So a lot of our training is focused on pushing information to people so that they can know more. Let’s take a step back and do the “knowing more” at the front end. Why do they exist?

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Role of L&D in Creating Effective Sales Enablement Strategies

Kea

In the age of rapidly changing customer behavior and preferences, businesses are constantly searching for new ways to help sales teams garner leads and acquire customers. In short, everything the team needs to know to drive customer decisions. One of its major roles is to fill in the gaps between sales and marketing content strategies. . Why Do Sales Enablement Technologies Fail? Sales Reps are Doing Unproductive Tasks.

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Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

In a few weeks a major study will be released in partnership with PwC and CECP on purpose and fulfillment, replacing engagement as a new metric for success. Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 12PM – 1PM PT: How to Improve Business Results Through Frontline Leadership Development Learn the importance of investing in front-line people leaders, who, when well prepared, can help you bring your business to the next level. Improve performance on key metrics.

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.” Unconnected employees hurt your business when they fail to see the big picture, don’t know how to uncork bureaucratic bottlenecks, and don’t contribute to enterprise-wide results.

Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

L&D can’t prove ROI using the same methods other parts of the business do. Discuss how to correlate learner engagement with other critical organization metrics to tell an important story about the value of L&D investments. Provide guidance on how to talk with your business leaders and other stakeholders about learning and argue “table stakes, not sweepstakes.” The development experiences L&D need to create to accelerate business unit leader performance.

Dive In

CLO Magazine

According to The Conference Board’s “The Business Value of Leadership Development” report, “One of the most influential internal engines to drive change is a leadership development program that sets out to nurture management talent that is entrepreneurial, enterprisewide and globally recruited.”. Done effectively, leadership development can have a positive impact on the business (sales, customer satisfaction, operational efficiency), ultimately leading to a beneficial ROI.

How to Start and Grow a Podcast and Build an Online Course Empire with Joe Casabona

LifterLMS

The biggest lesson Joe learned from making the switch is that customers do not care about the vehicle that gets them to the destination, rather they care about getting to the destination itself. There are five major roles that go into creating a successful online course business. Chris and Joe talk about these roles and how they apply to running a successful business online. Basically I was doing my online courses on the side. Are they starting freelance businesses?

Free learning & development webinars for September 2017

Limestone Learning

It’s a great time to take stock, assess knowledge gaps, and focus on new learning. Once you make the investment, how do you know that it’s paying off so you can continue your excellent work? Additionally, she will discuss three types of metrics recommended when telling the learning value story to stakeholders. What do we do with them? How do you quickly spot the fundamental killers and roadblocks to “true learning”?

How to Create an Online Course (in 2020)

learnWorlds

Online learning and training have become an essential part of every online business. But, in case you have thought you have something to share with the world, there is a lot to concern: Are online courses the right type of online business for you? You might already know what that something – your gift or skill that people come to you for – is. In this article, you will learn everything you need to know about how to create an online course. Business Courses.

Ryan Moore from Uncanny Automator Helps You Integrate your WordPress LMS with the Most Important Apps For Your Personalized Learning Paths and Course Designs

LifterLMS

As Ryan describes it in this episode of the LMScast, Automator is really about saving time and creating workflows that make the processes in your business easier. As course creators, we tend to think of students as one body of users going through your course material, but individual students do interact with your content in different ways. Also as an online business person who had interest in a niche called permaculture, it’s an online gardening thing. What does it do?

Free L&D webinars for November 2019

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: Address the Skills Gap Challenge with Micro-Credentialing Micro-credentialing is a great way to track upskilling and certification for learners within organizations. Join Jeff Salin, senior instructional designer in the Learning and Creative Services department at D2L, to learn how other organizations are leveraging open badges to address the skills gap challenge. How to apply hard metrics to your L&D strategy.

Free L&D webinars for October 2018

Limestone Learning

However, many of these programs still miss the opportunity to offer targeted components to address the needs of employees assuming particular roles, or role-specific onboarding going beyond providing a general understanding of the business. Additionally, many companies lack the structure to provide specific guidance to current employees whose roles change, under the assumption that those employees already know the company and are familiar with the new role.

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Free L&D webinars for February 2018

Limestone Learning

The webcast will explore trends in key learning metrics, including: Direct learning expenditure The average number of training hours used by employees What methods of training companies are using Content areas that companies are focusing on Whether companies are using on-the-job learning. However, you do not need to have read the report to follow and benefit from the webcast. By attending this webcast, you will: Create slides and visuals that explain complex technical concepts.

The LTEM Training & Learning Evaluation Model

Convergence Training

A quick reminder, most of you probably know who Dr. Will Thalheimer is, he’s kind of a learning research legend. Can you tell everybody what what you were thinking and what you were trying to do when you created LTEM? So clearly, we’re not doing as well as we might be doing. So I’m going to do a little deep dive into the learning and forgetting curves to put an evaluation in perspective. I’ll do both. We do evaluation for a reason.

Free learning & development webinars for June 2017

Limestone Learning

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 11AM – 12M PT: Leveraging LinkedIn for Business Development LinkedIn is the most powerful sales tool for today's sales professional if you know how to use it effectively. Well-known coach, author and LinkedIn social selling expert Brynne Tillman helps you acquire more opportunities and close more business. Identify the business case for using EQ to be fully effective. Want to know how to create visual slides?

28 Best WooCommerce Plugins in 2021

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

So, if you’re just starting out or have recently opened your store, you can quickly go through my hand-picked list of 28 Best WooCommerce plugins you’ll need to grow your business. Here’s a heads up – I have divided the plugins under various aspects of the business.

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How Masterminding Can Dramatically Increase Your Odds of Success as an Education Entrepreneur with Ken Wallace of MastermindJam

LifterLMS

Ken and Chris dive into the ins and outs of masterminding, and how they can benefit you and your business. It is rare to find one person who can fill in all of these roles, so often people will delegate or consult with others about the aspects that do not play into their strengths. You can apply to join groups and do a six week trial and if you find it doesn’t work out, you can always do another six week trial until you find a group you fit in well with.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

Where do you even start? We all know that trends don’t happen anew on January 1st. Google first has become the mainstay of research for business pros and we’ll see a rise in solutions that support auditing, rating and sharing relevant professional resources within organizations that aligns with social and user generated content offerings. Biggest hidden trend: more companies are doing research on their own products! VR can do just this.

Corporate LMS

Ed App

This is especially true in enterprise-size organizations industries where corporate training materials, compliance, tracking, reporting, and regulations can be much more important and rigorous than in smaller businesses. and what do you need to consider when choosing a corporate LMS? Naturally, your business use cases will inform exactly what user management features are essential for you, but at a minimum, we would expect to see the following options available in a corporate LMS.

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