Business Networking Tips for Professional Career Development

Your Training Edge

Building a professional network is incredibly important as you get to know about the skills that are essential for you and possibly take steps to learn them. For this, first it is important to understand that a good networking needs proper planning. Only a strategic step-by-step approach will let you gain a networking circle that can contribute towards your personal as well as professional development. Featured Featured Posts listen networking

Networked to the Bottom Line

The Simple Shift

He works with business CFO’s focusing on solutions for growing profits and cutting costs. Social Business leadership small business social businessI recently met a financial consultant, Jon Verbeck. Jon has an extensive background in finance and the processes. I received his newsletter yesterday with a link to his latest article Focus on Profits, Part 1: Decrease Costs. It’s a positive look at […].

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MOOC Network

Moodle Journal

? Following on from my experience of Mooc''s that I blogged on recently, I was more than pleased to discover that the college had been approach to join the QAA MOOC Network and even better that I was invited to be our representative, needless to say an offer that I agreed to with enthusiasm.

Social Networking – A Contrarian View

Upside Learning

We all know social networks promote learning; while the mechanisms aren’t documented or well-understood, that it works isn’t in doubt anymore. But we must ask, are the ‘social media/networking systems’ out there promoting this learning? I have seen that early attempts to bring social networking inside companies as a work tool have failed. Has your organization implemented a social networking platform? Social Learning Social Networking

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

critical skills needed to achieve a specific business. design a curriculum solution that: • has a clear goal tied to a well- articulated business problem, • meets the needs of your target. of addressing a business need. to solve the business problems that need solving.

The differences between social professional networks and communities of practice

Matrix

The meaning of ‘community’ has changed drastically with the spread of the internet and the rise of all the social networks. Social networks on the other hand are online groups of people who are acquainted or connected as friends, business contacts, or colleagues and use social software tools to stay in touch. Social networks focus on relationship. Members of social networks are connected by friendship, work relationships and sometimes shared interest as well.

Build a Network to Grow Course Sales

LearnDash

Leverage Your Network. If you are just started out with your elearning business then the easiest way to get started is to tap into your network. The beauty of a personal and professional network is that you can build it prior to even creating your course content. Sure, that’s a great place to start ( I am a fan of LinkedIn personally as it was the main social network we used prior to launching LearnDash).

Share Your Live Events Across The BlueVolt Network

BlueVolt

The BlueVolt Platform and our uniquely powerful Sharing Network can connect virtual instructor-led training events directly with all your partners - turning “The New Normal” into “The New Advantage”. Revenue Growth Powered by the BlueVolt Sharing Network.

Networks in Rural India

Upside Learning

Another factor that’s accelerating development is better communication networks - third generation wireless networks that provide unfettered broadband internet access and wire-line broadband DSL access through local exchanges. On the other, telecom companies are finding increasing volumes both in terms of subscriber numbers and network usage in rural India and they are quite wisely shifting their attention to this huge and growing market.

Now What? Beyond Networks

Experiencing eLearning

These are my notes from the Learn Trends: Networked and Social Learning online mini-conference. Beyond Networks. Benefits of personal network (brainstorm from the group). “Network analysis is a starting point for change.&#. But is that really a realistic goal for average people–to have a network big enough to answer all questions? Dag: Which movie to see -> your network; When does the movie start -> google.

Partner Problems – 5 Common Challenges Channel Networks Face

Docebo

Five common complications faced by channel partner network managers, and how to avoid them. Partner channels provide a cost-effective way to globalize your business by pairing with aligned organizations to sell products and services. The excerpt below reveals five key difficulties faced by channel partner networks. Even though 80% of companies utilize partner channels for some portion of their revenue, 65% of CMOs report feeling overwhelmed in managing these growing networks.

eLN CONNECT Network 2018

Walkgrove

The recent eLN CONNECT Network event that myself and colleague, Jack, attended on behalf of Walkgrove offered a unique opportunity to explore these themes, attend debates and network with other individuals in the field. However, what really happened is that I noticed how much AI is already so integrated into our daily lives, not only on a personal level, but on a business level too – that it’s not far in the future at all and is very much in the here and now.

Measurement & ROI for Social & Network Learning

Experiencing eLearning

These are my notes from the Learn Trends: Networked and Social Learning online mini-conference. Measurement & ROI for Social & Network Learning. Social & network learning really falls into the OTJ learning, not formal. This can be the social network. Look for areas of the business that have a critical need, preferably a need distributed across the organization.

Hierarchical Leadership vs. Networked Leadership

The Performance Improvement Blog

We are witnessing a preference for networks as opposed to hierarchies. Leading a networked organization is very different from leading a hierarchical organization. Harold Jarche, in his blog , talks about the differences between a hierarchy and a networked organization and how that affects leadership. Most of our leadership practices come from a command and control military legacy that have been adopted by the business world for the past century.

Using your Enterprise Social Network for Social Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

Online workshop takes place 14 July – 15 August 2014 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast or Chatter to provided the infrastructure for collaborative working in the business.

Share Your Live Events Across The BlueVolt Network

BlueVolt

The BlueVolt Platform and our uniquely powerful Sharing Network can connect virtual instructor-led training events directly with all your partners - turning “The New Normal” into “The New Advantage”. Revenue Growth Powered by the BlueVolt Sharing Network.

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Is your eLearning business dependent on a fragmented network of software programs?

Academy of Mine

However, there is a risk associated with so much dependence: when technology goes awry businesses may suffer operational complications with major financial implications, with the added possibility of all business functions coming to a screeching halt (and business owners with massive headaches). In addition to your platform, as an eLearning professional you likely also rely on accounting software, marketing tools and other applications to operate your business. .

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? 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. Influencers are often busy. It is a lot of work, but interviews can elevate your status and your business. business

A Network of Experts: From Content Curation to Insight Curation

CLO Magazine

analysis, at least 80 percent of companies acknowledge a critical need to redesign their traditional structure to create a network of experts for better, faster business decisions. For most organizations, creating an effective network of experts who share wisdom and execute business actions as a team requires a shift in organizational structure and culture as well as the adoption of a new type of technology.

Funny business

E-Learning Provocateur

Our enterprise social network was deluged with positive comments, ranging from wishes of congratulations to urges to post it onto YouTube. Do you find yourself going to too many meetings? Or to meetings that don’t really achieve anything? I know I do. Like many large organisations around the world, my employer is not immune to that most insidious of diseases: the ineffective meeting.

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Power of Your Network by Michael on February 9, 2011 in customer service , marketing , sales , social learning Whether it is building our LinkedIn Contacts or Followers on Twitter, gathering Friends on Facebook or Yammering with our fellow work teams, the buzz of “networking” is always present. Networking comes naturally for some people, but not-so-much for others.

Training that Influences a Global Network

dVinci Interactive

As a learning and development specialist, Lisa Ploeg provides training for the employees ensuring that Mary Kay values and practices are present throughout the network. As a learning and development specialist, Lisa Ploeg provides training for the employees ensuring that Mary Kay values and practices are present throughout the network. When the corporate employees learn and follow the coaching model, they integrate it into the independent consultant hierarchy and network.

Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

Bring formal learning to the Enterprise Social Network (ESN) to: Let the conversations and context build around formal courses Provide users with the choice of moving back and forth across the learning continuum 2. "The nature of work is changing. People’s relationship with work is changing. The changes to society will be vast" by @gapingvoid We are on the eve of 2015! Most of us do a retrospection of the year gone by, and a future-spection of the year to come.

eLearning Grows Small Businesses

TOPYX LMS

Employees are a small business’ most valuable assets. Without a doubt, human capital enables the success of a small business. Small businesses count on the teamwork of a few people to fulfill great demands. Because a number of teams collaborate online more than anywhere else, small businesses need to connect their employees in ways that promote idea generation and communication. Collaboration is Key to Business Growth. The LMS Your Small Business Needs.

Identifying the Most Suitable Training Methods for Your Business

Infopro Learning

There are many exciting training delivery methods to choose from today, but how do you know which training methods will be the most effective for your business? On the other hand, business lose more than 13$ million a year per 1,000 employees due to ineffective training (2).

7 Components for Designing Your Extended Learning Network

JCA Solutions

7 Components for Designing Your Extended Learning Network. The time to extend your organization’s learning network is now with Training Vault. With that in mind, you need to adjust your business model to serve that.

A Guide to Networking at Business Events by Susan Jacobs

Learning Solutions Magazine

Making small talk is a tall order for some people, yet the ability to carry on a conversation with a stranger at a business event is. an important skill. Management Professional Development

Is Your Business Data Really Worth Keeping?

Talented Learning

Daniel is an author, speaker, blogger and educator who works with leading technology brands to help businesses around the world embrace the benefits of digital transformation. Business Data: Blessing and Curse. For business, data is the lifeblood of digital transformation. There are multiple reasons why your business should create a data purge strategy. Long story short: storage vendors are running a business, just like you do.

WARNING, social netWORK AHEAD

Learning Cafe

Posts such as ‘ You ready to fail at social networking ’ and the excellent post from Jeevan Joshi ’4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work ‘, have really made me think and reflect on the hype surrounding social business and more specifically the rise of social networks / communities within the work environment. Do you want to easily identify & reward expertise across your business?

How Bridgestone distributes training to an extended enterprise network

Rustici Software

Last month we assembled a panel of learning and development experts to hear how they each implemented an extended enterprise learning network. Q: Tell us about yourself and who is part of your extended learning network? With the additional data, she plans to create dashboards for key clients on where their teams are on education and plans to provide this tool to all clients across their dealer network in upcoming years.

A great business story starts with you

OpenSesame

As you find ways to articulate your vision for the business, don’t forget the central character – you. As the founder, your business story is compelling, and you should be prepared to step into the spotlight as the face and voice of your brand. .

A Guide to Networking at Business Events by Susan Jacobs

Learning Solutions Magazine

Making small talk is a tall order for some people, yet the ability to carry on a conversation with a stranger at a business event is an important skill. Management Professional Development

Pros and Cons of Facebook Groups for Your Business

LearnDash

Does it make sense for you to use it in your business? Sometimes it isn’t the business but customers themselves make the group. One of our users decided to make an unofficial group to network with others and to share ideas. After spending a bit of time in this Facebook group and others I have really started to think about the impact these groups have on a business. You can use these to help decide if using a Facebook Group is the right decision for your business.

Networking the future #EDEN15

Learning with 'e's

Audrey Watters and Maarten de Laat at EDEN Maarten de Laat's keynote speech at EDEN 2015 contained all of the ingredients for thoughtful and reflective consideration of how we now teach and how students now learn in an increasingly networked society. A professor at the Dutch Open University, Maarten de Laat researches into networked learning and the use of digital media in education. Teachers need active networks of learning to make the leap to new forms of learning.

Extended Learning Networks can be supported by E-Learning – An Effective Case

G-Cube

If you want to discuss more about how you can align your eLearning initiatives to your business success, please contact us via info@gc-solutions.net. All modern organizations strive to create innovative avenues to provide training, which educates, enables and inspires its people. But training initiatives have to often extend beyond the confines of the organization and create an effective, relevant and uniform way of learning.