Cost-cutting Training Without Slaying Quality: Startup Hacks

Your Training Edge

Businesses and employees are both realising the value of professional development and corporate training programs. This is the most common mistake most businesses make They introduce corporate training to their organisations without understanding the capabilities and needs of their workforce.

Measurement Matters: 3 Data Analytics Lessons to Remember

Talented Learning

Since the start of the digital age, we’ve all been swimming in business data. High-quality data. Even before data-based measurement became widespread , I saw its value at work in dozens of different business scenarios. But how do you quantify quality ?

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eLearning: Add Some Character to Your Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

But where do you find quality images to use as guides?  (In the image below, I've selected a Character and Pose from the Business Category.) by Kevin Siegel      Let's face it, some of the eLearning content you are required to create is a bit.

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4 Pre-Launch Quality Checks for Your Online Course


Start your course on the right foot by running through these key quality checks. That said, for the sake of your course (and out of respect for your beta testers), you should give your course a thorough quality check before putting it in front of actual users. So, while some mistakes are bound to slip through, it’s still of the utmost importance that you run your own pre-launch quality checks to keep them to a minimum. business

How to Train Faculty to Create Quality Online Courses

TechSmith Camtasia

As online learning continues to grow, it’s more important than ever to make sure instructors know how to create quality online courses, including custom video. Training faculty to create quality online courses, however, can be challenging. Aim for short, concise video lessons.

Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

I recently gave a presentation to the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals about blogging to build your business. At the time, starting a business wasn’t even on my radar. Now I have my business in one place and my blog in another, which splits my online identity.

mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017


As a team, we’ve all expanded our knowledge over the last year, from how to make business more efficient, to learning new technologies, to hosting company-wide brainstorming sessions, to expanding our internship programs. According to an article in the Neuroscience Leadership Journal, “Information and skills from events that only cover concepts one time have been shown to yield little long-term retention, even when quality and satisfaction ratings for the learning event are high.”.

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Digital learning as a ‘third place’: Lessons from the coffeeshop

Nomadic Learning

Idea generation at some point involves someone moving knowledge from this group to that, or combining bits of knowledge across groups” - Ronald Burt, Professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. By: James Bassendine.

How to Animate Your Lesson Videos with eLearning Video Creator Kim Merritt


Learn how to animate your lesson videos with eLearning video Creator Kim Merritt of the Like, what’s the process to make a lesson concept, and turn it into an animated video?

Businesses must assess the quality of learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Odd as it seems, budget decisions about corporate learning rarely take the quality of the outcomes into account. You know in your gut that some learning experiences are exhilarating; they impart lessons that will be with you for decades; they’re challenging but fun. Have a beer.

Open 24/7: get quality new courses anytime with TalentLMS’ Marketplace


To put some numbers behind these claims, the TalentLMS Marketplace catalog , initially populated by 20 high quality courses from our Australia-based partners Skills Maintenance, now boasts over 240 courses.

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

When Im not busy helping to change the face of corporate learning, I like to train with the Dashe & Thomson company bike team, travel and read.

Lessons from Marketers – Introducing a new short blog series

Unicorn Training

As marketers, we’re well-practised in educating businesses of all kinds about the need to determine what constitutes good ROI for them. Benchmarks around quality, user experience and best practice that might be set in one arena are then applied to another – however unconscious this may be.

Three Lessons to Beat Leadership Derailment

CLO Magazine

Proactive leaders must learn three key lessons to win in today''s competitive marketplace. Leadership failures of all kinds happen on a weekly basis, with management derailment studies showing that business leaders fail at an alarming rate. Research published in July 2013 in the International Journal of Business and Management found that 30 to 67 percent of leaders fail. Executives have reason to fear, but there may be hope if they take three leadership lessons to heart.

How to Start a Training Business


Plus, with people warming up to the idea that eLearning can be just as efficient and valid as traditional learning, it has never been a better time to get in the business. latin) it doesn’t mean others are too, especially in large enough numbers to sustain an online training business.

CPTM Lesson 8 – Develop & Deliver Solutions

AXIOM Learning Solutions

Once you’ve recognized the need for training in your organization, the thought of creating a comprehensive training program that meets all of your business goals can seem overwhelming. We learned so much that has made our job – delivering high-quality, customized learning programs to our clients – not only smoother but easier, faster and more tailored to your needs. Lesson 2 – CPTM. Lesson 3 – CPTM. Lesson 4 – CPTM. Lesson 5 – CPTM.

Duolingo: The Smartest Business Model in Education Technology


The Duolingo business model is for a person who wants to learn new languages like German, French, and others. The company, headquartered in Pittsburgh, provides gamified language lessons that make learning fun and easy. You can work the lessons to fit it into your schedule. A poor country where only the privileged have access to quality education, von Ahn decided to create a way for people to have access to education wherever they are.

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Balanced Blending: Company Culture Lessons from American Distilleries


It’s easy to forget the larger goal when we’re in the trenches building something so trying the finished product is essential for staying focused and keeping quality up. The post Balanced Blending: Company Culture Lessons from American Distilleries appeared first on Everwise.

Comic Books and eLearning: Lessons from Scott McCloud’s “Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art”

Convergence Training

And we also promised that the second article would focus on some lessons from comic book design that we can apply to the design of eLearning other forms of learning. Review of the Definition and Lessons. Conclusion: Lessons on Visual Communication from Comic Books for eLearning Design.

Caveat Auditor: The Role Of Critical Thinking In Modern Business Training

Adobe Captivate

The skill of critical thinking in modern business is often described as desirable when asking employers what it is that they are looking for in new hires (Hart Research Associates, 2013). I remember an experience in a classroom as a young boy that echoed this life-lesson.

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Front-line Workers: Gateways to Better Business

CLO Magazine

It is important to note that beyond health care organizations, there are organizations in other industries, most notably manufacturing, that are taking these lessons and applying them to cultivate their own strong workforce while meeting their individual business needs.

The Qualities of Leaders I Can’t Get Enough Of


But as I dissected what made these leaders so appealing, I identified the qualities I simply couldn’t get enough of: Lives Intentionally. This quality is so hard to get right.

How E-Learning Can Help Your Business Grow


Efficient training is a key factor in determining the smooth operation of any company and a precondition of a successful business growth. Below you will find a few suggestions on who you need to train and how this can enhance your business growth.

Introducing.the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive!

TechSmith Camtasia

We're excited to introduce a fun new project we're working on this month--the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive! For our first week, we asked each business to give us some insight into who they are, what they do, and how screencasting might fit in with some of their goals for the year.

Camtasia Small Business Test Drive: Week 2

TechSmith Camtasia

We're turning the corner to the second week of the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive ! This week each business created their first (or in some cases, second or third) screencast and sent us an exmaple. That’s where this week’s lesson comes into play.

Transform Unused Learning Data Into Valuable Business Predictors

CLO Magazine

The world’s largest companies are leveraging data not only to make their operations more successful, but also to improve their business predictability. When used properly, this data can have a significant impact on business predictability.

Best Open Source MOOC Platforms for Businesses


Ithaka S+R monitors and assesses the quality of courses on various MOOC platforms. There are lesson-specific notes available to students and participants. The post Best Open Source MOOC Platforms for Businesses appeared first on Pinlearn. What is the MOOC platform? Dave Cormier coined the term MOOC in 2008. MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Courses. E-learning platforms that offer the MOOCs with their regular programs are MOOC platforms.

Microlearning for business – 5 Use Cases

Ed App

Microlearning has been growing fast in mainstream business because of its approach on skill-based learning. Through the use of timely, targeted, and specific training, businesses are able to provide mini-lessons in various forms, from videos to podcasts, to quickly deliver information to their employees. Here are 5 use cases for microlearning in business and how it works.

Don't Throw Lean Out With Toyota's Bathwater

The Performance Improvement Blog

I’ve been wondering (see previous post ) how Toyota, the world-wide, benchmark manufacturing company for quality and a leader in promoting continuous improvement (The Toyota Way), suddenly finds itself responsible for the recall of millions of cars, payer   of a major fine to the U.S.

7 lessons how to use social media in an event with social media beginners

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

the exception was the twitter wall- people not on twitter didn't really get it and I can't help sympathizing with them) From the experience and various sources I've collected I can distill seven important lessons: Use social media to find and connect your event to existing (online) communities. Enhance networking between participants and the quality of connections by using social network media.

4 Leadership Lessons From the CEO Who Helped Transform a Major Bank


Many may assume that notable business leaders experienced smooth sailing to the top of their respective industry. When Jud Linville joined Citi as Chief Executive Officer of its Global Cards business — the largest credit card issuer in the world — in 2010, the business was just emerging from the shadow of the financial crisis and had seen five CEOs in six years. And today, the business is again driving growth and customer engagement.

How To Add A Live Event To Your Mostly Online Education Business Mix With Mike Morrison From The Membership Guys


Learn about how to add a live event to your mostly online education business mix with Mike Morrison from The Membership Guys in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. We don’t build online businesses to actually have to go out there and meet people, right?

What Business Can Learn from Remote Teaching


At home, students can review basic material, repeat lessons, or skip ahead–all without the judging eyes of frustrated peers. – A streamed video lecture by a world-class professional expert will often be of superior quality than an in-person lecture by a local teacher.

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Helpful Tools, Ideas and Templates for the Busy eLearning Designer

SHIFT eLearning

We know busy eLearning professionals want to know all about trying to maximize their time to address the many competing and yet vitally important priorities in front of them. Find quality graphics in Creative Market.

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Curated Insights: The Human Side of Extracting Business Value from Information

CLO Magazine

For decades, employees have attempted to collect and sort information, and management has sought to derive associated quantitative business value — largely to no avail. Big data and business intelligence are not enough. Creating high-quality insights requires critical thinking.