Five Ways to Decrease Learning Decay in the Workplace

CLO Magazine

A training may have been delivered brilliantly to a highly engaged audience who leave the class or training event enthusiastically committed to applying the new learnings, but this alone will not stop learning decay. In-Class Application. Post-Class Follow-Up.

Decisions, decisions. Business decisions.

Jay Cross

Jay Cross examines decision making on learning at work, and gives the lie to some myths about the use of business metrics. Enlisting learning coaches to encourage reflection. Common measures are gain in market share, increased revenue, customer satisfaction, and other business metrics.

Learning Analytics: Predictive & Prescriptive Complexity


And, out of the 5,713 reports we reviewed as part of our Learning Analytics Research Study , we only found one Watershed client with a handful of spider chart reports that we classed as “Predictive and Prescriptive.”

The Only Person Who Behaves Sensibly Is My Tailor

Performance Learning Productivity

Effective Metrics for Learning and Development I wonder what Shaw would think if he saw the way learning and development is predominantly measured in organisations today. These time-honoured metrics developed for an industrial age are not the answer. A parallel path to learning metrics.

3 Shocking Facts About Knowledge Retention


Your teams can access training anytime, on the go, and the self-paced nature serves as a primer to prepare participants for instructor-led classes. The ability to analyze metrics to identify learning gaps is critical because it helps to paint the full picture of a learner’s progress.

Flexible, Scalable, Reliable and Accountable

Your Training Edge

explained to me that their current training system was primarily class-room based, but also included some 1-to-1 training for his clients. It would require that he also introduce metrics by which to value his training. [He

“Own You!”– DIY Learning is Missing Link in Employee Empowerment & Continuous Skill-Building

Amplifai L&D Category

The platform also presents learning content to supervisors when they coach on a behavior that has related micro-learnings – thus equipping them with the same learning that was provided to the agent, which they can use as training aids during their 1:1 session.

12 Practical Ideas to Get Employees Engaged in Training

If at all possible, find a metric that you plan to improve with your program. If you can’t find a metric (or several) that the training should improve, it’s important to ask whether you should go ahead with the course. Use class time for practice and discussion, not lecture.

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Time for a New Look at Learning: Or What I Learned from Reading “Informal Learning at Work”

Combine traditional classes with mentoring, coaching, and follow-up activities. Informal coaching. Peer coaching. Formal coaching. Measuring behaviors and habits as well as business metrics so you can see correlations between specific actions and specific results.

Freeing Your Leader Within

Training Industry

Becoming a leader, a first-class noticer of others, is not a once and done proposition. Measuring it will change it – publishing of metrics against which candidates will be measured defines the arena. Action learning and real-time coaching is what moves from vision to results.

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50 Years of the Kirkpatrick Model

Upside Learning

Reinforcement and coaching by such individuals directly correlates to improved performance and positive outcomes. A compelling chain of evidence demonstrates your bottom-line value – Authors mention L1 and L2 as consumptive metrics, L3 and L4 are classed as impact metrics.

How do you measure microlearning?


First, you schedule people out of the operation to attend a class or complete an eLearning module. This is why so many L&D heads rest their reputations on weak metrics, like participation satisfaction (we got a 4.6 For example, if managers are already expected to coach employees on their performance, you are simply adding a means to capture these existing observations so the data can be used to improve the overall learning experience.

A Primer for 2014 ASTD International Conference and Expo eLearning Attendees

Web Courseworks

The event is a premier attraction for members of the training and development community that features hundreds of educational sessions, renowned speakers, a world-class expo, and cutting-edge information from industry experts.

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20 Myths about Learning at Work [Infographic]

But as Will Thalheimer explains, this neat little metric has never been grounded in science. Here’s another metric that has no grounding in science. Training is done when the class is over.

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Linking Succession Planning with Current and Future Biz Needs: Jill Zimmerman at Corporate U Week

Learning Visions

Key success factor #3: use a common set of metrics. My live blogged notes from morning session at Corporate University week.

Walmart Gives Employees Access to Affordable Online Degrees

CLO Magazine

That meant programs that had meaningful online components like flexible classes [for] evenings and weekends.” The coaches will offer support on everything from the application and enrollment process to selecting the appropriate degree.

Using eLearning in a Blended Approach

Integrated Learnings

When a trainer is responsible for facilitating a class with several learners, finding time for one-on-one coaching can be challenging. However, if portions of that training work well as eLearning, then a trainer can keep a class independently productive by assigning eLearning lessons while also pulling aside learners for one-on-one time. Performance metrics were low and attrition within the first three months of employment was high. By Shelley A. Gable.

Free L&D webinars for June 2019

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 10:00AM – 10:30AM PT : Master Class: How to Benefit from Meaningful Learning Assessments & Evaluations Education uses the five-letter grading system because it’s a metric of achievement that’s easy to recognize and transfer.

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To “Kirkpatrick” or not to “Kirkpatrick”, that is the Question (or is it?)

Learning Rebels

It’s comfy here in the dark, where we know that the participants loved the class but the concepts didn’t stand a chance in hell of seeing success. “Sorry boss, our ‘training idea’ didn’t work” How do you prove what works (or not) without a supporting metric?

How Fortune 1000 Company, Discover Financial Services, Innovates with eLearning

KZO Innovations

Instead of staffing each class with a New Hire Trainer whose job was simply to convey information, Discover staffed each Customer Service 2.0 class with a New Hire Advisor, whose core responsibility was to guide learners through the new hire experience, set aggressive individual goals with learners, evaluate employee performance, and provide individual coaching.

Free L&D webinars for July 2018

Limestone Learning

Get a Coach.” Coaching may seem like a hot new professional development method, but it is actually steeped in proven techniques and provides a solid return on investment, increasing engagement and producing business results. Metrics that will evaluate program success.

How to Use Employee Strengths for Better Training Results

Improvement goals could include taking on higher-level tasks, mentoring others, or taking outside classes and reporting back to the team. Use strengths for coaching. Never start an initiative without a clear understanding of your goals and the metrics you’ll use to measure progress.

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: How to Coach After the Engagement Study Organizations continue to use engagement studies to measure workplace cultures. This webcast will teach the following: How to interpret the results for coaching opportunities.

Lance Dublin: Formalizing Informal Learning

Learning Visions

Marcia Connor’s four-square chart from 2004 (pre web 2.0): Formal (classes, elearning, meetings)/Informal (community, teaming, playing) Intentional (reading, coaching, mentoring)/Unexpected (self-study, exploring, internet surfing) The choice is not informal vs. formal. Take Marcia’s view to 2009: Formal/Informal vs. Intentional/Unintentional Formal intentional: classes, meetings, elearning, virtual experiences Informal unintentional: social media, search, conversations, play, life.

Leaders, Be Precise to Promote Change

CLO Magazine

I have heard company presidents and senior leaders make statements like: “We need a values-driven culture; our sales reps need to be world-class;” or, “we need to change the culture to be more customer-focused.” Coaching and mentoring.

Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

In a few weeks a major study will be released in partnership with PwC and CECP on purpose and fulfillment, replacing engagement as a new metric for success. Improve performance on key metrics. Wednesday, November 7, 10:30AM – 11:30 AM PT: Coaching/Mentoring: a Task or a Program?

5 ways to improve corporate culture


You can always hear managers rant about metrics and key performance indicators. So, aside from having strategies that drive key business and profit metrics, creating and improving company culture is definitely one of the things you must do to keep your business going.

Podcast 27: What Makes Microlearning Work? – With Karl Kapp

Talented Learning

We classify this as a “coaching” type of microlearning. In other words, you can ramble on in a class or in an elearning module. Metrics to evaluate program impact over time. WELCOME TO EPISODE 27 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW.

Top 25 Training Topics for Small Business Employees

If you have some good writers on your team, ask them to coach others. You might find it’s best to help them learn these techniques through coaching. Coaching others. Managers who coach see better performance and more engaged employees. You need a metric to track.

Stripping Your Organization of Unconscious Bias

Interactive Services

Biases can be based on skin color, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, religion, class, age, height, weight, and disability status. Companies should schedule follow-up training and coaching to reinforce the learning.

How to Build Executive Alliances

CLO Magazine

Ultimately he observed that more payoff comes from being “best-in-class” at engaging employees when compared to external benchmarks. For example, the year after the 2009 survey, best-in-class performers in engagement saw retention rates 11 points higher than those below the local norm.

Collaboration, Integration and Leadership at Nationwide

CLO Magazine

Our leaders are highly engaged in learning – they participate, they contribute, they strategize with us, they help define outcomes, and they ensure that the metrics for everything that we do are visible.”

Deloitte University— What were they thinking?

Allison Rossett

Our tour joined a class with two leaders and 50 participants clustered around tables, facing every whichaway. One mentioned the Cal Wick metaphor about extending the finish line of the class. Can they put metrics in place to make the point and advance systemic efforts?

Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

Discuss how to correlate learner engagement with other critical organization metrics to tell an important story about the value of L&D investments. A traditional model of classes and courses alone cannot meet these needs, so what’s the solution?

mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017


That could mean Instructor-Lead Training (virtual or in person) in a workshop, on-boarding class, or eLearning module. We used to look at our analytics and point at engagement as the key metric. Then, we presented our findings to our presenter and baseball coach and all was done.

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