Using the Scrum Process to Manage eLearning Projects

Dashe & Thomson

Let’s face it: as helpful as ADDIE is as an instructional design methodology, it doesn't really guide the the project management process. In this post, you will learn: What Scrum is and how it helps you manage the “e” in eLearning projects. ELearning Project Management

Build An Air-tight Business Case For A Learning Platform

Docebo

Get internal buy-in from your key decision makers with an air-tight business case. This means it takes time to build a learning platform business case for the enterprise. 3 Keys To Building an Airtight Business Case For a Learning Platform.

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Making your Business Better

Your Training Edge

You put a lot of time into your business and you want it to be the best it can be. If you don’t know what you want to accomplish with your business, you are not going to get very far. What are some things you have done that has greatly improved your business and how everything runs?

Top 5 Basecamp-Like Project Management Tools

InsiderHub

The post Top 5 Basecamp-Like Project Management Tools appeared first on InsiderHub. Business Top 5 Solutions Uncategorized top 5 project management solutions Top 5 project management systems top 5 project management tools top project management tools

Partnering Well on a Rapid Timeline

Speaker: Becci Zweirs, Learning Projects Leader, Inno-Versity, Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity, and Pam Whetstone, Training Development Manager, Williams-Sonoma

Any eLearning professional can tell you that each project has its own unique challenges - but no matter what you're facing, those who have been there before can help. Join experts from Inno-Versity and William-Sonoma for an in-depth case study that will take you from discovery to creation and deployment of a complex eLearning project, all in 9 months using in-house resources.

Project Management & eLearning Timelines – Part 1

eLearning Brothers

Congratulations Project Manager! Start of the Project. As a project manager, you have been assigned the client and project to shepherd through the entire process of instructional design, development, quality assurance and final delivery.

Who Is Derailing Your Learning Project? (And How Can You Stop Them?)

Dashe & Thomson

That learning project you’ve nurtured through countless meetings and rolls of red tape has finally come to fruition, and you’re starting to get down to business. Subject Matter Experts Project Management/Project DeliveryGreat news!

Your First Custom Elearning Project

Learning Pool

Looking to start your first custom elearning project? Learning Pool’s Senior Learning Designer, Faye Walton shares everything you need to know about how to get started and ensure your project succeeds. The post Your First Custom Elearning Project appeared first on Learning Pool.

Basecamp vs. Podio: The Kings of Project Management Tools

InsiderHub

The post Basecamp vs. Podio: The Kings of Project Management Tools appeared first on InsiderHub. Business Uncategorized Basecamp Basecamp vs Podio Podio Project management tools compared

Six Project Management Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

Coggno

Project management lends a structured, strategic approach to task completion and draws on relevant staff knowledge, skills, and appropriate tools in the endeavor to reach project planning and goals successfully. Project Management Pitfalls. Course 2: Project Management: Planning.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 5 1 Create a project. design project you know that it can feel like there. 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.

3 Ways Corporate eLearning Projects Go Wrong

Bottom-Line Performance

There are many ways an eLearning project, or any L&D initiative, can fail to live up to expectations. No matter the cause, one of these “fail states” is usually present when projects miss the mark: The project took too long. The title of this blog post is a bit misleading.

Keys to Successful Project Management

KnowledgeCity

Project Management skills are a highly sought-after skill set. As a project manager, you will wear many hats. How you manage the project will determine its success or failure. The post Keys to Successful Project Management appeared first on KnowledgeCity.

Must-Haves in Your eLearning Project Management Toolbox

eLearning Brothers

She specializes in writing about everything related to the human side of business. About five years ago I was part of a project team responsible for an enterprise-wide implementation of a learning management system (LMS). Mary wasn’t new to project management.

Business Skills Training for Improved Team Projects

KnowledgeCity

In the United States alone, $122 million out of every $1 billion invested goes to waste, due to lackluster project performance. That’s a staggering amount of money, but it might not surprise you if you’ve ever tried to lead a team project. Business Skills Training for Team Projects.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

investment if businesses are to enrich engagement. As a busy L&D professional, you want to spend more. training data, you’d have had to pay a variable fee, with the potential for spiraling costs as your business. learning on business outcomes. true business impact.

How to Lead a Successful Project Retrospective Meeting

Your Training Edge

A great project manager will always want to reflect on any project after completion. A project retrospective is a highly useful tool and can be valuable primarily to provide continuous improvement. What happened during the project? Why did the project happen?

How The Business Goal of A Training Project Affects The Content You Should Include

Bottom-Line Performance

In a comment on Jen’s wonderful blog post last week , Jon Lloyd says “I think the first point ought to be ‘why are you doing this – what is the business reason and expected results for the conversation?” Knowing the business driver helps us to help our subject matter experts draw the li ne.

Project Aha!

Jay Cross

As business grows ever more complex, fast, and confusing, the quality of learning must increase. We didn’t deal with this when I went to Business School. Nor have most business executives, and that’s an obstacle. I needed a short name for this project.

Business of eLearning – Trends for 2014

G-Cube

So I have tried to put together how the business of elearning might behave in 2014. India – Increase in training reach, reduction in training overheads because of the large geography, and reduction in costs- these are going to be the main business drivers.

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Leadership Tools for Small Business

Your Training Edge

Leaders are present in every organization, at every level, and this includes small business. As a small business leader, you are probably more visible and more accessible than leaders in a large company or organization, so your skills are being watched and emulated more closely.

Who Is The Real Project Stakeholder?

Nick Leffler

When you start a new project, are you asking the following questions: Who is the real project stakeholder? Who holds the biggest stake in your project? Business Partner. They have the most to gain from the success of the project and the most to lose.

Leadership Tools for Small Business

Your Training Edge

Leaders are present in every organization, at every level, and this includes small business. As a small business leader, you are probably more visible and more accessible than leaders in a large company or organization, so your skills are being watched and emulated more closely.

Microsoft Project for the Thrifty Project Manager: 3 Free (or Almost-Free) Alternatives

Dashe & Thomson

With what free time I have at work, I’ve lately been on a mission to find a project management suite that can reproduce the best features of Microsoft Project, add on others, and cost less than $30/month all-together. Some people of course might ask why I would take the time to do this – Project is a great tool, one that many PMs would swear is worth its weight in gold (and judging by the sticker price, they’re not far off). Timelines and Tasks: Zoho Projects.

Tips For Running Your Business Smoothly

Your Training Edge

It’s an exciting time to operate a business. The technological advancements and new opportunities available in the business world due to globalization have resulted in higher profits, new customer bases and innovative business models.

A Guide to Managing Projects Using RACI Matrix Models

InSync Training

For any business project to be a success, it’s important that all parties involved know their roles and responsibilities. Whether you’re overseeing a small team or an international collaborative effort, as a project manager it’s your duty to ensure that everyone under your chain of command understands their place within the company. Project Management

The Business of Learning

eLearning 24-7

Welcome to the Business of Learning. If the learner projections fall flat, besides having to figure out why, you will have a new set of numbers. You purchase a learning system for $50,000 based on the projection that you will have 5,000 learners. learning training Uncategorized businessPick a number. Any number. Better yet, let me toss you with some numbers. You have a dollar, I give you ten cents back.

Project Showcase: Memorable eLearning for Salon Employees

Bottom-Line Performance

In our business, there’s no better feeling than having a great client. This second course in the project takes a similar concept and applies it to making choices that help learners avoid ergonomic injury – fatigue in arms, wrists, back, or neck.

Going Global - Myth: Leading a Global Training Project Is as Easy as 1-2-3

InSync Training

Leading a global training project takes more than being an instructional designer or a trainer or even a project manager. I've identified three critical steps to leading a successful global training project: E volving your role into a learning experience architect. Not really.

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Microsoft Project Cortex: What It Is and Why Organizations Should Prepare For It

Vitalyst

At last year’s Ignite conference, Microsoft delivered a flood of announcements—among them was Project Cortex, the first new service in Microsoft 365 since the launch of Microsoft Teams. Project Cortex’s knowledge and expertise will be available to users within the apps they use daily.

How Artificial Intelligence Improves Learning Programs and Business Performance

InfoPro Learning

How AI Improves Learning Programs … and Drives Business Performance. Gartner projects AI bots will power 85 percent of customer service interactions by 2020 and will drive up to $33 trillion of annual economic growth. These benefits of AI drive time-and-cost savings, and lead to increased efficiency and productivity and a variety of other positive business outcomes.

Staff Education Challenges for Global Business

Your Training Edge

The age of Artificial Intelligence has arrived and while most of the businesses are focused on how it will affect their operations like R&D and manufacturing, only a few are wondering about the other crucial business areas such as learning & development (L&D).

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Project-based Learning and Captivate

Adobe Captivate

I tried out a new method, project-based learning in group? Project Setup. Goal of the Project. Without going into technical details, it was a project linked to management of construction sites. The group of 9-12 students had 3 weeks for this project. Intro.

Coaching Means Business

Cylient

“In the moment” coaching delivers real, tangible business results. If people don’t associate taking a coaching approach to day-to-day business challenges with making a positive, impactful difference that will hit the bottom line, they probably aren’t going to do too much of it. You will need to take a coaching approach to illuminating how coaching positively impacts business results. Curious to see other positive business results from “in the moment” coaching?

The Business Resilience Bundle

Unicorn Training

In these uncertain times, businesses across the UK and around the world are experiencing a new normal. Those suffering the biggest impact may be collaborative projects as they often require a constant dialogue between the key players in order to progress.

Framing an Economic Recovery Project

Karl Dakin

The challenge for each small business is how do they participate in recovery: Lone wolf. While talking with many businesses in different states, the general thought has been that the future is not clear. Most of these small businesses speak from a narrow perspective of themselves.