Top 10 Training Metrics

Your Training Edge

If you’re not sure where to start, these Top Ten Training Metrics can help. If you are a training manager or company stakeholder looking for ways to measure the effectiveness of your programs, these ten metrics are a great place to start. Dollar figures and unit sales make good metrics, but be sure to balance any metric with other factors that can influence sales numbers. ROI has long been a “catch all” metric. Nine: Instructor performance.

The Missing Metric: Why the Learning Industry Doesn’t Track ROI

mLevel

Why is ROI not a commonly used metric for success in learning? When the LMS first hit the market, it was built to support SCORM (Shareable Content Object Reference Model, or a set of technical standards for e-learning software products) as a measurement tool. While marketing, sales, finance, and operations have easy access to performance data, the learning world does not. legacy LMS’s which don’t support X-API. If so, what should their performance metrics be?

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Get Actionable Learning + Performance Data into Managers’ Hands with Axonify Team Metrics + Compare

Axonify

You’d think this quote was from a modern business strategist, but it’s actually Sherlock Holmes (aka Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) in the 1892 short story A Scandal in Bohemia. Nevertheless, this statement applies directly to today’s business world. Are we making effective use of the right data to inform our strategies and support the organization’s goals? At the same time, L&D teams want to evolve from cost centers to strategic business partners.

How Does Your LMS Metrics Measure Up?

TalentLMS

It’s a sad statistic: LMS are not measuring metrics as expected! Intelligent metrics are needed for intelligent systems. Online training providers and schools are now looking into external metric measuring tools to integrate in their existing LMS infrastructure.

Managers, Get Ready for Ongoing Performance Conversations

CLO Magazine

Accenture made quite a stir two years ago when the company announced it was eliminating performance rankings. “We’re Accenture’s decision followed a realization that performance reviews require significant effort every year — with little correlation to actual performance.

Building a Learning and Performance Support Ecosystem (Steve Foreman) #elguild

Learning Visions

To enhance individuals and orgs by connecting people with a broad range of techs that drive performance. There''s formal training -- and then there''s all of the ways that we learn within the flow of work (performance support, collaboration, access to experts, knowledge management. Performance Support: complete processes and tasks, make decisions software help (sims, walk-throughs, etc.) Technologies : Lots of different techs to support an ecosystem.

A conversation on measurement and metrics (#ASTDLN)

Learning Visions

conversation on metrics and measurement. When we move to the world of performance support, we need to gather data to show that we make a difference to the organization to achieve its aims -- we need to measure competency and measure moments 3-5. We need to tie it to on the job performance gains: time to proficiency. lower support costs. optimized business processes. But we need to be measuring what has a critical impact to the business.

At Healthcare Educators’ Conference, “A Culture of Performance Improvement in Practice”

Web Courseworks

Specifically, the ACA’s drive toward quality of care has pushed medical education toward performance improvement education , in which clinical performance metrics are used to point clinicians to learning that could help them improve their practice.

The Business Case for Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

In recent years, CLOs have faced growing headwinds when it comes to making a business case for leadership development. And the authors of an October 2016 article in Harvard Business Review referred to leadership development programs as the “great training robbery.”.

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5 More Business Reasons Why xAPI

ATD Learning Technologies

If your responsibilities include onboarding team members, developing learning curriculums, delivering training programs, or evaluating the performance of your organization, at some point this year someone likely asked if you had looked into xAPI. Connect Learning to Business Objectives.

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The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

Being a corporate learning and development oriented firm, I have witnessed a number of tipping point in this industry, including the adoption of novel means that deliver great value for the people who need to perform at the utmost level in their respective organizational fields.

How to Build a Learning and Innovation Performance Lab

CLO Magazine

The biggest challenges may not be cost, time or talent, but corporate preference for transactional rather than consultative support. Consider these 10 ideas on how to build a performance lab within a learning and development organization: Stay current with the industry.

Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Laura Overton is the Founder and Managing Director of Towards Maturity – a not for profit benchmark practice that provides independent research to help organisations deliver improved performance through learning innovation. So, there is a long way to go to really impact performance.

New Research: Best-in-class corporate learning approaches that drive business results

Axonify

The lightening-fast pace of business, combined with the integration of technology, increased customer demands and the need to support multi-generational workforces, have called attention to the importance of changing the way learning leaders have traditionally approached corporate training.

Curated Insights: It’s past time for L&D to show business results

Axonify

The business impact of learning is still seenby many as a mythological entity, like the sasquatch, or the unicorn. Rather, they’ve never been shown the true impact L&D can have on the business. The Case for L&D to Focus on Performance and to Measure What Matters by Arun Pradhan.

How to align eLearning Initiatives to Business Success: What do L&D Leaders suggest?

G-Cube

But the L&D function within an organization needs to clearly find important links between learning and business objectives of the organization. This builds the confidence and capability of workers as well as improves business results for organisations.

Supporting self-managed team learning in the organisation

Jane Hart

In this and my next post I am going to look at self-managed learning in an organization, and how that might be supported and scaffolded. There are an increasing number of examples of how L&D are supporting self-managed learning using new social technologies.

Invisibilizing Workplace Learning

Allison Rossett

measure the learning enterprise against the metrics that matter most to the organization and leaders. communicate with leadership through dashboards and stories riveted to high value metrics. It comes of devotion to business outcomes.

Top 25 Training Topics for Small Business Employees

Pract.us

Simple steps, such as greeting a client when they walk into your business, replacing, “we don’t do that” with “here’s how we can help,” and following clear, effective escalation paths will improve your customer experience. Strong communication skills ensure better teamwork and performance.

5 Reasons Why an Extended Enterprise LMS is Right for Your Business

Web Courseworks

Learning needs to expand its footprint inside and outside the organization, supporting employees, customers and partners at all stages of their relationship with the organization in order to leverage learning to its full advantage to develop employees and improve organizational performance.

3 biggest flaws with the LMS and why it doesn’t make your employees better on-the-job performers

Axonify

But the reality is that corporate learning management systems remain slow, hard to use, and fall short when it comes to improving employee capability and on-the-job behaviours that impact business objectives. The LMS was built for higher education, not business.

Front-line Workers: Gateways to Better Business

CLO Magazine

Parkland Academy helps prepare workers for careers as patient care assistants/technicians, supports workers in English language and high school completion courses, and provides tuition benefits to employees for advanced education.

How Micro-Learning Boosts “At the Moment Performance” - Tip #114

Vignettes Learning

Essentially, we are performing something at every moment. For the sake of our discussion here, let's define "at the moment performance" as acting instantaneously in response to a situation that needs to be fixed or changed. Can we focus on a moment of need and moment of performance?

Get Actionable Learning + Performance Data into Managers’ Hands with Axonify Team Metrics + Compare

Axonify

You’d think this quote was from a modern business strategist, but it’s actually Sherlock Holmes (aka Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) in the 1892 short story A Scandal in Bohemia. Nevertheless, this statement applies directly to today’s business world. Are we making effective use of the right data to inform our strategies and support the organization’s goals? At the same time, L&D teams want to evolve from cost centers to strategic business partners.

Learnnovators Wins GOLD @ Brandon Hall Excellence Awards

Learnnovators

We are excited to announce that we have won Gold in the 2015 Brandon Hall Excellence Awards in the ‘Best Use of Performance Support’ category. It leverages the power of QR codes to provide support to users in their moment of need. Performance support.

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 1 – The Starting Point: Good Objectives

Learnnovators

There’s a process called performance consulting that looks to determine what the real need is, and this should be employed before determining a course is the solution. When there are performance gaps in organizations, there could be several possible reasons: that the performer doesn’t have access to the necessary resources, that the performer isn’t motivated or is motivated to perform in other ways, or that the performer is lacking in particular skills.

Training to Learning & Performance – It’s evolution baby!

Learning Cafe

The press release stated that on the 14th September the IITT would complete a planned name change to become the Learning and Performance Institute (LPI). Learning and Performance Institute Chief Executive Colin Steed has said of the change “For IITT members, becoming the Learning and Performance Institute is about being part of a body which is transforming itself to meet the needs of today’s learning professional.” Learning Cuppa from the UK.

How to Evaluate Learning: The Kirkpatrick Model for the 21st Century

Dashe & Thomson

Then we need to identify specific metrics to demonstrate and deliver on those expectations. The “chain of evidence” supports the results, showing the value learning and reinforcement has provided to the business.

Proof of Direct Link between Learning and Performance

Vignettes Learning

However, under certain conditions, we can use software to link learning with tangible numbers in performance. Furthermore, the (a) approach identifies gaps in performance that trigger coaching and remedial action. At the heart of the solution is a metrics driven learning program.

Boost your L&D visibility & credibility – The Annual Learning Report

Learning Wire

Corporate L&D has evolved over the past 60 years with one recurring question: how to capture and demonstrate the added value and performance of L&D. The Learning Performance Model (LPM) – an alternative measuring contemporary L&D.

Why Continued Organizational Learning is Critical to your Performance and Culture

WalkMe Training Station

Traditional learning systems allowed for a lot of slippage and a lot of redundancy that organizational learning serves to omit, while ensuring that by a specific metric of time and progress, specific smaller goals are met, allowing for the big picture to ultimately be achieved.

New Research: Best-in-class corporate learning approaches that drive business results

Axonify

The lightening-fast pace of business, combined with the integration of technology, increased customer demands and the need to support multi-generational workforces, have called attention to the importance of changing the way learning leaders have traditionally approached corporate training. Attendees were keen to find practical ways to address the new needs of businesses and employees alike.

The 5 Critical Steps To Establishing Business Mentoring Programs In The Workplace

TalentLMS

Business mentoring programs are one of the keys to running a successful business. Having a mentor can accelerate the learning process through the mentor’s imparting of personal experiences, learnings, and insights on business endeavors. What is a business mentor?

Upcoming Webinar: Developing a Compelling Strategy for Your Education Business

Web Courseworks

A Sneak Peek at an Upcoming Webinar with Tagoras on March 26, 1 pm Eastern – In just two weeks, Web Courseworks will join Tagoras for a webinar on Developing a Compelling Strategy for Your Education Business. Revenue, member engagement, member benefits, performance improvement?

The New Hire’s First 100 Days: Driving Accountability to Ensure Success

Mindflash

A thoughtfully created 100 Day Plan, supported by effective online training, can drive organizational accountability for ensuring new hire success. A plan for employee performance support to ensure success. Setting up performance goals, metrics, and measurement.

The Learning Side of Sears

CLO Magazine

Nguyen is the vice president of learning and performance at Sears Holdings Corp. which includes the storied retailer Sears — working with business leaders to transform a company that many business analysts have said is skirting the edge of failure.

Useless vs. Useful Learning Data

Axonify

An Interview with Learning & Performance Consultant JD Dillon on metrics L&D should value to prove learning success in business. Here’s what JD had to say about learning metrics and how to tie learning to bottom-line business results.