Using Interviews to Build Your Online Course Business

LearnDash

Are you looking for a way to market your online course business but don’t want to write article after article? How do you find experts to interview? Use these strategies to feed to marketing funnel and increase your enrollments: Networking: If possible, choose someone you know or are connected to for the first interview. You’re more likely to get a yes and already know their specialties make a good fit for your students. Influencers are often busy.

Doing and knowing

Learning with 'e's

This is a follow on post from my recent Knowing and Doing blog post. For the traditionalists, tools such as Google and other digital media are not to be completely trusted or relied upon, and some even consider them a distraction from the real business of learning, or question the veracity of their content. Today, I was doing some personal research related to a book I have been reading. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press.

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How to Bridge the Corporate Knowledge Gap

Designing Digitally

I did not know I was supposed to do it this way!” This is indicative of a knowledge gap. Organizations need to identify these gaps and resolve it. If an employee is unaware of what to do in a particular situation, then it is sure to reflect in his work in terms of unsatisfactory customer service, missed sale opportunities, and so on. Here are some ways to bridge the knowledge gap. Learners know their gaps on the spot.

3 Ways to Bridge your Organization’s Skill Gaps with Docebo Perform

Docebo

Docebo Perform is focused on providing an easy-to-use environment for identifying skill gaps in your organization and then bridging those gaps through learning. How do you know if your workforce has the skills it needs to execute on the vision your organization has for the future? Staff do the training and are then evaluated to see if any improvement has been made. Below, we’ve outlined three ways to bridge your organization’s skills gaps with Docebo Perform.

Everything Gets Easier When You Know Who Your Ideal Client Is with Agency Operator and Podcaster Jason Resnick

LifterLMS

Learn how everything gets easier when you know who your ideal client is with agency operator and podcaster Jason Resnick in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Chris Badgett: So let’s start with how do you define the ideal customer?

Obama’s Going to Close the Skills Gap. But Does It Even Exist?

Mindflash

So what could possibly be the trouble with more retraining to close the ‘skills gap’? Skills Gap, What Skills Gap? Nobel laureate and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman has long led the charge of those asserting the skills gap is mostly fictional. Expert estimates vary when it comes to explaining how much of the unemployment rate comes down to a skills gap.

How Do We Get Employees To Adopt Technology For Learning?

looop

The real learning occurs in the act of applying the new knowledge or know-how and the immediate feedback (did it go well or did it not?!). And therefore, there are no performance or capability gaps for L&D to fill, right? Everybody is technically proficient to operate in ever-more digital roles and complex global business environment? What do you mean: No, No, No and No? So, how do they get employees to adopt technology for learning?

Upskilling Your Workforce: How to Do it Through Training

LearnUpon

Upskilling your employees keeps them knowledgeable on new processes, improves overall performance and, in turn, helps your business grow. Not only do challenges like this leave them feeling frustrated and disengaged, but it also impacts their productivity and, critically, your bottom line. Here are some helpful tips on how to do just that. . First and foremost, you need to have a clear idea of what your business wants to achieve. Let us know in the comments below.

10 Tips To Create Online Training For Busy Employees

TalentLMS

Do their “to-do” lists look more like novels? In this article, we’ll share 10 tips to create online training courses for your busy employees, so that they always have time to train. How To Create Online Training For Busy Employees. Busy employees don’t have a minute to waste. Employees are more likely to participate if it’s worth their while, even if they are pressed for time. Bite-size online training activities and modules are ideal for busy employees.

How to Stop Worrying About a Jobless Future? An article from Jean-Marc Tassetto, co-founder of Coorpacademy

Coorpacademy

This article has been originally published in Bdaily Business News. Digital business transformation and training expert Jean-Marc Tassetto, co-founder of Coorpacademy and former head of Google France, says new ways of helping employees to ’upskill’ are on their way. Here are some extracts of the article: “We all know that Artificial Intelligence and automation are coming at us at breakneck speed. So how will business cope? One problem: we’re not doing that yet.

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Learner engagement: why any corporate learning has to have the learner at its centre

Coorpacademy

For too long, our business learning culture hasn’t really been working, but times are changing. GDPR) legislation, changed health and safety regulations, equality and diversity initiatives, as well as task-oriented learning to help them do their jobs better, for example equipping the global sales team on the compelling new features of the latest release of our core product. It’s actually pretty close to what you and I are already doing in our day-to-day lives – for a reason.

Is E-Learning On The Brink Of An Engagement Revolution?

Coorpacademy

This piece written by Jean-Marc Tassetto, co-founder of Coorpacademy and former Google France CEO, has been originally published on Computer Business Review. Coorpacademy CEO and former head of Google France Jean-Marc Tassetto on why companies serious about training need to embrace a new generation of elearning Elearning can pretend all it likes, but its practitioners and more importantly its customers know it’s in trouble. So do we need to jettison the LMS?

Overcome These 6 Common Business Challenges with Workplace Learning

eFront

Because there seem to be a few common business challenges , a few pains in your side, that just keep popping up. You’re struggling to find and keep talented employees, they’re resisting training, and you just can’t see how the business is going to achieve its strategic goals this year when there are so many skills gaps in the workplace. And the solution to many business challenges today is workplace learning. Time is short, and the to-do list – long.

What is Just-in Time Training (and the Best Practices to Adopt it for your Business)

eFront

Classes had to be scheduled in advance so learners will know when and where the session will be. Mobile apps can now book transportation with just a button press. This approach works best with learners who do not have much time to spend in front of a computer. What is needed to adopt Just in Time Training to the business? Just-in-time learning doesn’t automatically apply to any business. JIT training , would require a lot of support and effort from the business.

From ‘have to learn’ to ‘want to learn’ at PwC France

Coorpacademy

As one of the major branches of the global PwC network, PwC France needs to be fluent in the evolving language of 21st century business. That’s true for everyone in the company, not just its front line business and technology consultants. So rather than create a one-size-fits-all L&D programme we launched a Digital Fitness application, specifically designed to identify gaps in people’s knowledge which they could address at their own pace, via a menu of different resources.

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Podcast 35: How Advanced Reporting Transforms Training – With Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

If you sell instructional content, your data can tell you how your business can do better. Why do you think that’s the case? Our industry tends to jump on jargon bandwagons and talk about concepts like xAPI and data warehouses and business intelligence. Even so, there’s a very clear lack of business insights being pulled from data – especially in the learning sphere. But the value is in what you do with that data. What business are you in?

How Minutes A Day Can Reinvigorate Your Workforce

Axonify

We know you’ve seen it. And all they can think about is their growing to-do list that is only getting longer by the minute. Add to this the fact that 90% of new skills learned during corporate training are lost within a year and these high costs just doesn’t make good business sense. Today’s forward-thinking leaders know corporate learning is poised for disruption, and they’re not afraid to break the rules.

How Education Entrepreneurs Can Transcend a Crazy Busy Lifestyle with Executive Career and Mindset Coach Elizabeth Pearson

LifterLMS

Learn how education entrepreneurs can transcend a crazy busy lifestyle with executive career and mindset coach Elizabeth Pearson in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Elizabeth works as a speaker, success coach, and author of the forthcoming book I’m Too Busy, and Other Lies We Tell Ourselves That Keep Us Stuck. In 2016 Elizabeth launched her coaching business part-time while leading a skincare company as a C-level executive.

How to Win with Video for Small Businesses

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasts can be fantastic marketing content for small businesses—they’re cheap, easy to do and can provide a great return on investment. A brilliant example of this is the WordPress Guide to Small Businesses. Here, using easy-to-follow video tutorials and links to articles and resources, the folks over at Simply Business simplify the daunting process of setting up a website. Why should you know (and care about) the difference?

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ERIC SCHUERMANN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

How do you look at the interesting shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device, etc.) Learning doesn’t just happen during business hours in the office or in the classroom. Learnnovators: What do you think is the future of rapid e-learning authoring tools? Where do you think the industry is moving? Learnnovators: How do you think today’s rapid e-learning tools are equipped for ‘gamification’?

Skills development: it’s time to revamp learning culture

Coorpacademy

However, there is one problem – we’re not doing it. Translated into business reality, this means the small number of people who go on training courses or download company-mandated e-learning modules barely complete what HR and L&D teams think they do. We have to ask ourselves if it’s realistic to expect people to stop everything they’re doing and sit in front of a trainer with a PowerPoint presentation and a laser pointer for eight solid hours.

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How do you look at the interesting shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device, etc.) Learning doesn’t just happen during business hours in the office or in the classroom. Learnnovators: What do you think is the future of rapid e-learning authoring tools? Where do you think the industry is moving? Learnnovators: How do you think today’s rapid e-learning tools are equipped for ‘gamification’?

Making the Modern Workplace

Vitalyst

The workplace itself is changing, he noted—the growing skills gap is shifting employee expectations, and teams are more diverse and globally distributed. To do so, you selected adoption champions within your organization, established feedback loops, promoted successes, and responded to feedback. You expanded and stepped up communication, provided a range of learning opportunities, and offered live support to close gaps.

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7 Considerations when building your Training Strategy for 2017

Your Training Edge

Current online training programs are increasing in number, making it clear that e learning is an essential means for the business development. If your organization is also doing the same, be aware it would just not do. Know yourself. Take into account all the pressing requirements and constraints while still keeping in mind the big picture i.e. what should be the long term corporate development.

Resolution: This Year Create a Stronger, Smarter Organization

Marcia Conner

Although we spent a month assessing capabilities and gaps, a learning culture audit proved to be the most effective lever. They just also had endless obstacles in people’s paths stopping people from doing what needed to be done. You might also want employees to complete such a survey to get a sense of how they perceive you and the entire organization are doing. Managers share information on a need-to-know basis.

Free L&D webinars for November 2020

Limestone Learning

This is always a great time of year to stay inside, and we’ve had plenty of encouragement this year to do just that. What a great time to catch up on work and even do a bit of professional development. The business impact of soft skills training. Contact us here to let us know!

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How to Perform a Training Needs Analysis

LearnUpon

Training needs analysis is a method used by organizations to discover internal skill gaps and determine what training is needed to fill these gaps. So, why bother to do a training needs analysis? Your team needs to put in time and effort and your business needs to invest money and resources. Doing a training needs analysis gives you confidence that you’re investing in the most relevant training. Fill training gaps. Training gaps are precarious things.

An Expert’s View On The Transformation of Employee Training

WalkMe Training Station

He is the author of the upcoming book from ATD Press, “Learning In The Age of Immediacy: Five Factors for How We Connect, Communicate, and Get Work Done.” Jason Silver: Where do you think the field of employee training is headed? Which innovative trends do you recognize nowadays? Brandon Carson: Historically, training organizations have been order takers, waiting for the business to request new training. “This is my web home.

7 Considerations when building your Training Strategy for 2016

Your Training Edge

Current online training programs are increasing in number, making it clear that e learning is an essential means for the business development. If your organization is also doing the same, be aware it would just not do. Know yourself. Take into account all the pressing requirements and constraints while still keeping in mind the big picture i.e. what should be the long term corporate development.

Front-End Analysis: Improving Performance

Dashe & Thomson

Identify the performance gap. The performance gap is the difference between where the organization or individual is and where they want to be. Front-end analysis determines the influences on that gap by conducting a series of analyses— performance analysis (which includes organizational and environmental analyses) and cause analysis (which includes the organization’s environmental support and the individual’s behavioral repertory). Do we have a performance problem?

Workplace Learning 2025 – Learning how to shake up training

Learning Pool

Corporate learning as we know it is too often “rooted in 20th-century management practice”, reflecting an outdated era of fixed responsibilities and single career paths, according to Deloitte’s Will Gosling. If traditional learning and development (L&D) is already wrestling with a number of practical challenges for the longer term, most notably the short shelf life of skills and the skills gap itself, the biggest obstacle may be cultural.

Why evolving corporate learning isn’t an option

Axonify

A variety of factors, such as technological advances and the characteristics of the 21st century workforce, have coalesced to motivate businesses to modernize corporate learning. Compounding this urgency is the fact that today’s employees need to know more. Here are the results from a recent Axonify survey: Business leaders want…. Help achieving their business objectives. Your employees are not as knowledgeable as the business needs them to be.

7 Reasons Why You Must Convert Flash Games to HTML5

Hurix Digital

However, owing to glaring security gaps, performance, and stability issues that Flash games presented on mobile devices, a need for change became more pressing. Serious gaps in its security came to light every now and then. In addition to these very clear benefits, here are seven reasons why you should convert Flash games to HTML5 – and do so on priority – 1. A wider outreach is the holy grail of business growth.

Benefits of E-Learning

Capytech

Some professionals in the training industry talk about e-learning as being disruptive, but do you really need more disruption in your business when dealing with other issues? Just press the button. Benefits of E-Learning.

The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data

Lambda Solutions

Most of the time, companies collect big data from external sources to help the business serve customers more effectively, become more efficient, and increase profits. For some companies, learning analytics has a ripple effect throughout the business. How much do participants find the training favourable, engaging and relevant to their jobs? Level 2 is measured by learners’ acquisition of: Knowledge (“I know it”). Skill (“I can do it right now”).