Podcast 32: Building a Customer Education Business Case – With Bill Cushard of Learndot

Talented Learning

It’s not just because it’s the hottest segment of the extended enterprise learning market, but because it’s a fascinating specialty that blends marketing, instructional design and business strategy. And today, Bill and I examine what it takes to develop a successful customer education business case. The process of developing a customer education business case may seem intimidating or tedious. Because their business model is self-service.

Business-aligned strategies for Leadership Development: An Interview with Dr. Yvonne Catino, VP, Leadership and OD, Infopro Learning

Infopro Learning

Empowering leaders is the key for organizational success in the cut-throat competitive business environment of today. For modern businesses, the key to successful leadership development is achieving an appropriate balance between knowledge-exchange, action and reflection.

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Training Software for small business

Ed App

Good training is very important for small businesses as staff are far more likely to take on multiple roles or responsibilities within the organization. This is crucial so that a small business can provide the best service and remain competitive. Good training software for small business will make creating, delivering and tracking your training simple and hassle-free. employees are engaged in their work, which is a terrible metric. eLearning small business training

How to Pitch Online Training to Senior Management

LearnDash

Most savvy business leaders don’t need too much convincing to believe that offering training opportunities to their employees is a good investment. Now that world events have made online options more attractive, business leaders are finally willing to give it a try. One person might read through each slide multiple times, while another prefers to scan for new information. Return on investment drives business decision-makers in every area, including training.

Convert Training to Online

Experiencing eLearning

Just taking your existing PowerPoint slides and putting them online won’t be very effective. First, review all the materials from the existing classroom training: slides, instructor guides, participant guides, videos, evaluations, discussion questions, quizzes, etc. Determine the problem, metrics, and audience, and goals. What is the business problem we are trying to solve with this training? What performance metrics should improve as a result of this course?

Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

On Tuesday I led a session on Business Impact of Learning in the Real World for the Learning & Skills Group in London. The place to begin is by identifying a business objective that is vital to a corporate sponsor. Everything is business is becoming interconnected and this drives ever-faster cycle times. The interplay of complex systems has rendered the business environment unpredictable. Slides from the workshop are on SlideShare.

Recommended Learning Systems

eLearning 24-7

On the administration side, continues to be well done, but some metric data needs to be improved. I’d like to see more on the administration side, and while the system is top tier, to me it is still missing some data visualization tied to extensive metric data. Metric wise, extremely well done. On the administration side, they could do a bit more on the metrics aspect, especially with data visualization. Metrics needs some upgrading. Metrics solid. .

Latest Takeaways from Craig Weiss

eLearning 24-7

With more and more corporate entities telling their employees not to come into the office and/or do not do any business related travel, I am calling on Learning Solutions and ATD to cancel their trade shows for 2020. It should be noted that a CDS will never have a strong level of metrics, so if this is something you must have, THEN go App route with a learning system (dependent on vendor and their metrics).

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Effective Employee Training in 6 Key Steps [Infographic]

Pract.us

Employee learning has less to do with slide presentations, flip charts, and quizzes than clear business objectives. Whether you begin in a classroom or not, if you focus staff development on actions that support business metrics and follow-up to ensure actions become habits, you end up with a program that moves your business forward. Learning Culture News business results employee learning informal learning learning and development

Use your Training Intake Process to Improve Alignment and ROI

Actio Learning

Making a few minor adjustments to your intake process has a big impact - including better alignment with the business and ultimately greater ROI. One of our clients accepted a request to create slides for a senior leader presentation. Soon creating slides was interfering with their primary purpose of creating engaging, impactful training. What strategic business goal does this request support?

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EdCast vs Degreed vs Fuse – The Analysis

eLearning 24-7

A VA component will always include a listing of overused words, words that are difficult to understand, a transcript with highlighted words (so the learner knows), and a form of metrics visual via data visualization on the learner screen. Ability for administrator to view MS Teams metrics.

The first-ever platform that automatically creates interactive training content!

Time to Know

MagiContent turns flat and boring content into an interactive training experience, all while measuring learner engagement through metrics and insights. Time isn’t an abundant resource for business professionals. TIME To KNOW’s MagiContent training technology is custom made to suit the learning needs, standards and lifestyle of the modern-day business professional. MagiContent by TIME To KNOW minimizes the effort and reduces the workload of busy trainers.

MagiContent – The first-ever platform that automatically creates interactive training content!

Time to Know

MagiContent turns flat and boring content into an interactive training experience, all while measuring learner engagement through metrics and insights. Time isn’t an abundant resource for business professionals. TIME To KNOW’s MagiContent training technology is custom made to suit the learning needs, standards and lifestyle of the modern-day business professional. MagiContent by TIME To KNOW minimizes the effort and reduces the workload of busy trainers.

MagiContent – The first-ever platform that automatically creates interactive training content!

Time to Know

MagiContent turns flat and boring content into an interactive training experience, all while measuring learner engagement through metrics and insights. Time isn’t an abundant resource for business professionals. TIME To KNOW’s MagiContent training technology is custom made to suit the learning needs, standards and lifestyle of the modern-day business professional. MagiContent by TIME To KNOW minimizes the effort and reduces the workload of busy trainers.

MagiContent – The first-ever platform that automatically creates interactive training content!

Time to Know

MagiContent turns flat and boring content into an interactive training experience, all while measuring learner engagement through metrics and insights. Time isn’t an abundant resource for business professionals. TIME To KNOW’s MagiContent training technology is custom made to suit the learning needs, standards and lifestyle of the modern-day business professional. MagiContent by TIME To KNOW minimizes the effort and reduces the workload of busy trainers.

3 New Ways Docebo Supports Personalized Learning With Artificial Intelligence

Docebo

In fact, only 10% of learning organizations are currently applying personalized learning strategically in their L&D activities, according to Brandon Hall Group, while, 77% of L&D professionals say personalization is vital to employee engagement, and 94% of businesses say personalization is key to their success. You might uncover that a video is more suited to one learner, while slide presentations are more effective for another.

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Types of Learning Systems

eLearning 24-7

If I add a PM system with learning as a component and/or module, then they would slide right about LXPs, but below learning platforms. IOL stands for impact of learning (an actual term for metrics that is better than ROI). Heavy use of metrics – A lot of metrics and analytical analysis here – going beyond learning platforms in general, and depending on the LMS, might exceed that too. . Has an LRS – this helps drive those metrics.

Listen: Discover Financial Services’ Jon Kaplan on tuition assistance programs and the importance of building trust among your learning team

CLO Magazine

Ashley: I’ve definitely learned that CLOs are a very educated group of people which shouldn’t be surprising since they’re in the business of learning and development. It amazed me how tied it was to everything within a business. Quite frankly, I think that’s a false metric for academe. Jon: One thing I would say is I think universities are getting better about this especially business schools.

Presentation design principles for better PowerPoint design

BrightCarbon

But even beautiful images can’t save a slide like this: So, it’s not just a case of dropping nice images on the slide. To see how we’ve created these kinds of slides, check out the image crop , and crop to zoom and full bleed step-by-step guides. Big, bold, flood fill images are great, and an easy way to make your slides stand out. White space is not about purely adding ‘white space’ onto your slide. Well, you can transform a slide like this: Into this!

Use your Training Intake Process to Improve Alignment and ROI

Actio Learning

Making a few minor adjustments to your intake process has a big impact - including better alignment with the business and ultimately greater ROI. One of our clients accepted a request to create slides for a senior leader presentation. Soon creating slides was interfering with their primary purpose of creating engaging, impactful training. What strategic business goal does this request support?

Why the hate with Learning Preferences?

eLearning 24-7

I mean, did you learn looking at a slide on the projector screen? Let’s say you have a learner who (based on you reviewing those metrics and data on the back-end) listens to a lot of podcasts (tied to Spotify or Amazon Music or whatever you have an API to) on the subject/topics they are interested in (tied to skills, job role, interest, etc.). We tailor the text on the tabs/labels to our business, we do not keep it universal. Learning Preferences.

What does your learning campaign look like? – webinar wrap-up

Brightwave Group

Online reaction to the busy online session was overwhelmingly positive – According to Peter FitzPatrick on today's #LSGWebinar , this is the 'slide of the month' from @BrightTweet 's Olivia Lory Kay and Lara Gobbi. Drawing on a range of original insights and research into effective behaviour change management and metrics, a fully referenced copy of Olivia and Lara’s presentation deck is available below.

NexGen Learning Systems T-Grid 2019-20

eLearning 24-7

If the system is brand new but has Tier 1, and Tier 2 when they launched in 2019, then one could extrapolate the likelihood of them continuing to evolve in 2020, since they have a set percentile to slide into “Steady” for Tier-3. Good Data can capture over 300 metrics of data, although that is not available or presented in the system itself. Fuse slides into three if you will, for those focusing on ranking of scale ratings for market potential. Metrics.

Learning Technologies 2019: Insights from the Conference

Leo Learning

This is a topic very close to our hearts, as we have been driving awareness on the use of learning analytics to measure the business impact of learning for over three years. As Andy Lancaster from the CIPD highlighted in his seminar session, ‘The future L&D team: Essential skills and emerging roles’, the present-day L&D team is no longer sitting “in the depths of HR” and instead are “being pulled out into the business”. Metrics Should Complement Personal Experience.

Workplace Learning: One World, Not Two

Learning Rebels

Been buried under a stack of PowerPoint slides? I talk to learning professionals from all over who work in a wide variety of business sectors, and there are certainly some who are burying their heads in the sand with in regards to the “traditional training model” and others who have such control issues it’s scary. For starters, as an industry we need work harder at recognizing ineffective training and then eradicating it from businesses, but I digress.

Starting a Customer Education Program: What You Should Know

Talented Learning

” Everyone is so busy creating custom training for each customer, no one takes the time to develop standard materials. If you’re making a business case for customer education, we encourage you to speak the same business language your board uses. For example, many SaaS ( Software as a Service ) businesses focus on CAC/LTV ratio — ( Customer Acquisition Cost vs. Customer Lifetime Value ). Investigate the key performance indicators that matter most to your business.

7 Mobile Learning Facts L&D Managers Should Know

Obsidian Learning

The statistics from CLO Magazine may seem surprising, as many learning managers kicked off mobile learning deployment with soft skills, leadership, and business skills training. When designing learning for a mobile device, we have a tendency to design in a landscape orientation, both because our brain has been trained on PowerPoint slides, and because we’re trying to maximize the available real estate for content presentation. Photo by NordWood Themes on Unsplash.

How to Train Employees Effectively: 7 Key Steps in 4 Stages

Pract.us

His top reason was that they are not linked to business goals. First Stage: Identifying training that will impact your business objectives. Step 1: Determine key business objectives: Begin any training exercise with a crystal clear understanding of the business objective you’re aiming at. This first step assumes you’ve developed some business goals for your company. That’s when your work in associating these skills with business objectives will come in handy.

Challenges In Onboarding Program That You Should Avoid

Wizcabin

A good onboarding program can help to boost your business growth and increase your bottom line. Let’s face it: Listing out your organization’s core values on a PowerPoint slide is not enough to tell what makes your company a better place to work. Besides, you can connect your organization’s onboarding data and make it connect with your other performance metrics, including engagement and exit data.

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. But we know that modern employees are busy, distracted and struggle to fit learning into their workflow. Flaw #2: The LMS doesn’t measure the things that business leaders find valuable.

The 10 most innovative eLearning platforms

Ed App

One of the common mottos of today’s business and tech world is definitely “work smarter, not harder” One can hardly argue with it – to win the client’s interest, overtake the competitors and make those sales one needs two things: knowledge and creativity.

Free learning & development webinars for June 2020

Limestone Learning

Everybody can create slides in about an hour, so nobody dives very deep. Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 10AM – 11AM PT: The Power of Skills: Empowering Talent Transformation in a Time of Disruption Retaining top talent is the biggest concern of business and HR leaders in 2020, according to Brandon Hall Group research. They’ve always been an important part of your business. “ Smartphone, park bench, Pokemon ” by MonikaP is licensed by Pixabay.

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Employee Training Platform: 8 Best Features of an Employee Training Platform

Kitaboo

Advances in technology, changing customer expectations, globalization and the pressing need for agility means that businesses need to constantly upskill and reskill their employees to remain competitive.

Web resources to help you transition from classroom to online learning

Limestone Learning

With tasks such as sorting out login credentials and passwords, getting the materials and slides ready for online viewing, and helping participants connect, it’s no wonder there’s a struggle to make live online training effective and engaging. Moving Presentations Online: Coronavirus, Training Sessions and Events (Free for IPL members) Coronavirus is causing businesses to cut or make drastic reductions in business travel, and to cancel or move conferences and events online.

Top 50 Learning Systems for 2020 (Rankings #50 to #40)

eLearning 24-7

But, you can search Top 50, Top 20, Top 10 (as a filter) and you will see those systems that slide under those groupings. Same if a vendor targets small business (500 or less employees), then they should be compared to others in that same market. For this analysis, it was extensive including customer ticket ratios, which again, nearly no asks a vendor for, but I believe is an invaluable metric to know. Analytical data and metrics are very good.