Unicorn Summer Client Forum - Top Takeaways

Unicorn Training

Yesterday we held our Unicorn Summer Client Forum and welcomed over 70 guests to the O2 Intercontinental Hotel, North Greenwich.

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Chart-topping Tools for Supporting Sales Coaching

Training Industry

But, what about tools that support a coach? We looked at how companies support sales coaches, and found a few interesting parallels to the use of tools and technologies in the greater training environment. So, why not incorporate it into your sales coaching program?

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Top Tips from Unicorn Client Forum

Unicorn Training

Integrated, simplicity, ease of use, all in one place – these were the key themes that kept coming to the fore as Unicorn held its third Client Forum in London yesterday. Following customer feedback Unicorn are launching online Customer Help Desk Forum - enables clients to ask questions and answer questions for each other. The forum is also searchable and if a client still needs help, their query gets flagged automatically with help desk.

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Coached e-Learning

Take an e-Learning Break

Check out this approach to combining e-learning with coaching. In Coached e-Learning courses, the coach meets with the student to begin each course, reviews the course plan and materials, and agrees to a schedule. The student then learns at their own pace from the e-Learning platform -- online materials and videos, community forums, exercises, and exams.

Best Practices for Blended Learning Design

Web Courseworks

Darcy Luoma, Lead Instructor, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program. Aphra Mednick, Program Director, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program. You can find more details on the University of Wisconsin Professional Life Coaching Certificate Program here.

How Can Managers Get More Involved in Coaching and Training Their Teams?


A: Don’t save coaching for a special event. Effective athletic coaches don’t save their counsel for the big game. Managers see results when they translate this practice to the workplace but most don’t engage in frequent coaching conversations.

Best Practices for Blended Learning Design

Web Courseworks

A Case Study of the UW Professional Life Coaching Certificate Program. Darcy Luoma, Lead Instructor, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program. Aphra Mednick, Program Director, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program. Blogging and Discussion Forums.

LMS – A Digital Learning Repository That Creates a Learning and Coaching Culture

CommLab India

So, how do you ensure that your organization has a healthy learning and coaching culture? Let us see how a digital learning repository, in the form of an LMS, can help you create a learning and coaching culture in your organization. Create Forums for Collaborative Learning.

Coaching, Knowledge, Posts, iPhone, & Maps

Big Dog, Little Dog

Survey: Executive Coaching Sees Downturn - Chief Learning Officer. After years of increased use, executive coaching is seeing a downturn within corporations, according to a survey from Novations Group, a global consulting and training firm based in Boston. Forum has made plain. More guidelines to improve your information literacy - Knowledge Jolt with Jack. We live in a sea of information, as Britannica's Web 2.0 Sometimes that sea is full of algal blooms.

The 70:20:10 L&D Model for Developing a High-Performing Workforce


20’ refers to ‘social learning’ (including informal coaching and mentoring). ‘10’ 20% of organizational learning comes from social learning (feedback & coaching by managers). “Too many teachers see education as preparing kids for the past, not the future.”

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond


It would be an exercise in futility to re-define a model as the 45:30:10:8:3:2:2 model for instance (these are the ratios a large global company identified for a range of development activities including experiences on the job; manuals and instructions; training programs; networking; mentoring and coaching; special assignments; and workshops).

Digital Video: 10 Ways to Experience Modern Learning Live and On-Demand

Talented Learning

4) Coaching, Mentoring and On-Demand “Expert” Forums. Communication tools that facilitate coaching, mentoring and “find-an-expert” scenarios are increasingly popular in learning platforms. Until recently, digital video was underutilized by technology-enabled learning solutions.

Connie Malamed – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


She is the publisher of The eLearning Coach, The eLearning Coach Podcast and the Instructional Design Guru mobile app. Learnnovators: You are known for your immense passion for sharing your knowledge and skills with others in the community, and run a wonderful blog, The eLearning Coach , with a focus on providing practical advice to those just starting out in the field as well as to experienced designers and developers.

Designing Learning for Peak Performance

Learning Cafe

In this webinar, a panel of experienced coaches and Learning professionals discuss this important but hardly talked about topic. Can we learn from Sports Training & Coaching to design Learning that helps employee perform at elevated levels of performance when required ?

How to Offer Private Tutoring and Mentorship on LearnDash


Use it to schedule a one-on-one power session, or use it as a coaching tool by creating regular check-in times with learners. Buddy Up works best when run alongside your regular course forum—it’s not a replacement.

New to Docebo LMS: 9 ways to supercharge your online training platform


Docebo Coach and Share make it possible for companies to change the way subject matter experts are identified and consulted, saving time and resources previously spent on grasping for knowledge straws across the organization. Read on to learn more about each: Docebo Coach and Share.

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Learning in the Workplace: Put Your Managers at the Helm

Absorb LMS

According to the World Economic Forum , “As the rate of skills change accelerates across both old and new roles in all industries, proactive and innovative skill-building and talent management is an urgent issue.”

Developing learning to learn skills

Clark Quinn

You can set up such opportunities in your formal learning (and should), but you should also be coaching around real work. At least, you should be facilitating proper approaches in public forums, like social media. I’m an advocate of meta-learning, that is: learning to learn.

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6 benefits of social & collaborative learning


coaching peers) and learning from one another, and they don’t stop learning once they leave the workplace. The recent show of interest in topics such as social learning, community learning, coaching, peer reviews, etc. Coach.

70:20:10 - A Framework for High Performance Development Practices

Performance Learning Productivity

They regularly share their expertise across their network and also call on colleagues as informal coaches and mentors when they need advice and help. The Forum has been designed to bring together tools, resources, and people who are actively involved in using 70:20:10 approaches.

Personalized Learning for Employees


As the inforgraphic above details, the most popular methods used to help personalize learning include coaching and mentoring, mobile learning initiatives, social learning initiative, elearning, and video learning. Elearning has come a long way since its early days.

ATD 2016: Visit Docebo to see the latest in online training software


Our team is going to be interacting with ATD attendees in the expo hall for the next three days, demonstrating and sharing our newest products that address informal and social learning , Docebo Coach and Share. ATD Forum 2 – Learning by Doing: The Value of Experiential Learning.

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Adding a Human Touch to Your Online Courses


Reward learners for participating in course forums. Set-up regular digital coaching sessions. Today there is much hype on automated, hands-free ways of engaging with people and moving them along a desired progression path. Most of the time automation is in reference to marketing.

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3 Shocking Facts About Knowledge Retention


Features like course discussion forums as well as the ability for all users to create, upload and share useful insights can help foster an environment where knowledge is effectively shared and retained. Employees forget up to 50% of what they learned within an hour.

Expert Panel: Learning Transfer, Chatbots, and Measurement

Mobile Coach

On Nov 20th, we were pleased to host Trish Uhl, Emma Weber and Paul Bills for a panel discussion on chatbots, Coach M, behavior change, learning transfer, and measurement. Paul Bills is Director of Chatbot Design at Mobile Coach.

The New Learning Architect

Experiencing eLearning

Teachers, coaches, facilitators, etc. People starting in a new field had fairly even split across options (formal learning, coaching, peers, JIT info, experience). New sport/hobby was heavily for expert/coach.

Using Your E-book to Create an Online Course


Organize group projects and encourage everyone to participate in forums. If you have created an e-book then you are well on your way to an online course (and more profit)! Do you have an e-book? Is it doing well?

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Chatbots for Learning

CLO Magazine

Having an available, accessible subject-matter expert dramatically changes several aspects of what experts in learning and performance do, such as: Coaching: Coaching can be an invaluable part of the learning ecosystem, but it’s also dependent on SME availability.

Adding Human Interaction to Your Online Courses


You can use forums to interact. You can set-up coaching calls or weekly webinars. Online courses being a “solo” effort are slowly become a thing of the past. The most effective programs strive to create a sense of community. For a number of years the biggest downside to online courses has been that they take a lot of self-motivation. You start off eager to learn but over time it is easy to lose interest.

What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)


For example, Docebo’s “ Coach & Share ” module creates an integrated environment for organizations where their people can meet and communicate seamlessly, but also ask questions, give answers and then rate the value of their experience. .

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Opinion: Increased Demand for Virtual Live Training


Sure, there is interaction in forums and discussion groups but I am specifically referring to the instructor interactions. I am starting to seeing this to some degree already in popular learning programs where there are live office hours, or even weekly group coaching calls. E-Learning has been around for quite some time, and today it is used more than ever. But is it leaving us wanting something “more” from our training programs?

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6 Steps To Creating Learning Ecosystems (And Why You Should Bother)


More than a fixed environment, the word ‘ecosystem’ implies complex interactions and continued growth which might include: a range of people (managers, peers, mentors, coaches). Here’s a quick recap for those just tuning in…. 70:20:10 has shone a spotlight on the limits of formal learning.

Informal Learning


While formal training plays a tremendous role in improving learners’ competencies, most real learning occurs on the job through informal knowledge sharing, coaching, and direct observations.

5 social learning tips to enhance your blended learning strategy


Social media and online forums. Social media and online discussion forums like Facebook and Slack are essential for discussing issues, sharing articles and asking questions. It’s more of employees having direct access to knowledge while the instructor becomes the coach or mentor.

Blended Learning Success Tips


Make sure to schedule in-person mentoring with learners to offer advice, get feedback, and provide actionable coaching. If necessary, you can do this virtually as well using forums and live-chat (such as Skype). This can easily be done via forums and comment capabilities.