Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Her work with various companies like Tata Interactive Systems, Zensar Technologies, ThoughtWorks and Future Group has given her a width of experience that spans instructional design, workplace learning strategy, knowledge management, social learning and community management, and people development.

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What Makes a Training Program Rewarding for Your Employees?


Training programs exist to make sure your employees are well-equipped with the skills, knowledge, and procedural awareness necessary to fulfill their responsibilities as safely and productively as possible. How Training Programs Boost Morale.

Use New Hire Training to Ramp Up Quickly

Your Training Edge

In order to bring new hire employees up to speed quickly, implement new hire training programs using a combination of on-the-job training, formal training, and mentorship. Using a new hire training program can help ramp up the new hire force much quicker and more effectively.

Informal vs. Formal Learning: Creating a Blend!


Informal learning is the unofficial, unscheduled, and unplanned way to learn and gain knowledge, whereas formal learning is delivered in a systematic, intentional way with a reporting and evaluation process. While formal learning will continue to be fundamental to professional development, organizations can embrace informal learning practices to enhance their learning and training programs. Organize regular sessions where they can share their knowledge with a wider audience.

5 Simple ways to encourage learning every single day


While formal training and development programs are certainly important, learning doesn’t have to be so systematic. Establish a mentoring system, allowing senior staff coach and guide lower level employees every day. Knowledge management and transfer. Managers

Building a Learning and Performance Support Ecosystem (Steve Foreman) #elguild

Learning Visions

There''s formal training -- and then there''s all of the ways that we learn within the flow of work (performance support, collaboration, access to experts, knowledge management. access to experts (consult) knowledge management (research) performance support (perform) talent management (advance) structured learning (train) social networking and collage (share) Let''s walk through ''em now: Talent Management: people have competencies, they need them, jobs requirement them.

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


70:20:10 Model in Managing Innovation. This was based on the results of their survey with successful and effective managers which revealed that ‘Learning’ is: 70% from tough jobs. 20’ refers to ‘social learning’ (including informal coaching and mentoring). ‘10’

The how to guide on the principles of the #elearningmanifesto: 1 Do Not Assume that Learning is the Solution

Challenge to Learn

Of course I do not have the knowledge nor the experience to cover this completely by myself. Maybe performance support is, maybe coaching is, maybe a knowledge management system is, maybe social sharing is, maybe an apprenticeship program is, maybe … is learning not the answer.

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Contest - Win a Free Copy of Digital Habitats via LearnTrends 2009

Tony Karrer

In one, Nancy White talks about triangulating internal training and capacity building with external actors who part of the training and who validate it; that leads to more connections between people and has gained manager support. I've known Nancy White and John Smith for quite a while.

8 Ways To Tweak Your Team Learning Approach To 3x Outcomes


Statistics from Oxford reveal that: roughly half of the executives say their company is capable of retaining, updating and sharing institutional knowledge. Reinforcement: session is done, time to move on to another program. Have in place ongoing personalized coaching.

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Learning Agility and its Role in Leadership

CLO Magazine

One of the great mysteries of leadership development programs, succession planning initiatives and high-potential efforts is how effective they are at capturing the results of past efforts and predicting the capability of someone to master as-yet-unknown challenges.

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Doctors versus internet: who is better at diagnosing?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

In this program laymen with a laptop have to diagnose in a competition against doctors without a laptop. This obviously undermines one's belief in the knowledge of physicians. In a positive sense, the doctor can connect to the knowledge of the patient and diagnose more in-depth.

Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World

ID Reflections

I have recently joined the open section of #MSLOC 430 - a graduate course in the Master''s Program in Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern University. I would also like to emphasize that PLN is intricately linked to one''s personal knowledge management (PKM) capabilities.

7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”


A community grows around a domain where practitioners share their insights, knowledge and doubts, the work processes. Explicit and tacit knowledge gets shared. This is where a community manager can be indispensable.

Applying Design Thinking for Employee-Driven Solutions


This drastic increase in the pace of business is pushing organizations to revamp their product and service management and development processes. HR has traditionally been grounded in programs and processes to train people, assess performance, ensure compliance, and document various practices.

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace


Social learning is much more a cultural outcome than a process or a program to be followed. Organizations are fairly adept at implementing training programs, providing LMS access and checking for completion. Genuine appreciation, support and coaching need to define management attitude.

Machine Learning Applications in E-Learning: Bias, Risks and Mitigation

CLO Magazine

Broadly speaking, machine learning can be utilized in the following e-learning applications: Personalized learning paths : A learning path is a sequence of courses or learning materials that allows learners to build their knowledge progressively. What about their managers?

Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

Over the next two decades we can expect the knowledge of the world to be digitalised, with an exponential rise in user-generated content, "wise-crowd" application and open innovation applications." "The nature of work is changing. People’s relationship with work is changing.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC


Thus, along with coaching and mentoring, there is a growing requirement for organizations to build and facilitate an environment of continuous learning. It’s a fundamental shift in the ways we interact with data, with knowledge, with people. PROGRAM OUTLINE AND OBJECTIVES.

L&D needs New Skills

ID Reflections

While we would love to think that employees will--seeing the looming complexities and unpredictability of work today--become self-driven, autonomous learners keen to acquire all the skills and knowledge required, this is not what usually happens.

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CLO Competencies: The Path for Future Learning Leaders

CLO Magazine

For many training managers and directors, the position of chief learning officer represents a career path. Representing a mixed group, with backgrounds ranging from traditional training and development to general management, all were fairly uniform in their answers. General Management.

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How to Improve Your Company With Continual Learning Right Now


But isn’t that what all learning and development programs do? There are lots of ways to do this; setting up social learning platforms, encouraging informal training, starting coaching programs, and providing the resources employees need to learn are just a few of those methods. Rowold, Hochholdinger, and Schilling (2008) found that career-related continuous learning programs “are highly useful for both employees and organizations.”

What is an Online Training System


Without them, your training tool will not be equipped to meet your coaching needs. . Ensure that your chosen tool allows you to create custom reports for specific data because this will improve knowledge retention. .

Are You Sharing Global Information?

CLO Magazine

To broaden cultural intelligence across a global organization, build a knowledge management system that can gather, house and disseminate it. The CLO has to manage all of the global knowledge coming in and make it available to those who need the information to succeed. Building a knowledge management process to promote global intelligence sharing can help. However, it’s up to the learning leader to make the case for knowledge management investments.

Conversation on Conversations

Tony Karrer

Drafting a program to teach adults to use the right means of knowledge transfer is probably at least as difficult as teaching children to be discerning about information accessible on the Internet.

Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

But there was another significant trend in the answers… Learning and Work Converge In a world where Knowledge Work and Learning is Inseparable , finding ways to support and improve work is the same as finding ways to support and improve learning. Jay Cross in Ten Years After puts it: In a knowledge society, learning is the work. Isn't that the definition of management. The main objective of the new training department is to enable knowledge to flow in the organization.

What Are the Benefits of Adopting Enterprise LMS for Corporate Training


In such a situation, switching to the ProProfs learning management system (LMS) can prove extremely advantageous to organizations across a spectrum of industries. This also allows managers/supervisors to ensure employees receive appropriate compliance training.

Performance Support

Clark Quinn

Jay tells us the early definition of Performance Support was: Performance Support empowered novice employees to get up to speed rapidly, to perform with a minimum of outside coaching or training, and to do the job as well or even better than experienced workers. I would say that they come closer to knowledge management than performance support. Great post by Jay Cross that uses the history of performance support to set up the need for what Jay calls Learnscapes.

Projects are how we change the world.and ourselves.

ID Reflections

Preamble Projects are how we change the world and introduce new knowledge into our organizations (when they are done well that is - also sometime how we remove obsolete knowledge and processes). They have very very well-defined training programs with certifications in place.

Launching your Own Online Course: These are the Steps you Should Follow


For instance, it can be weekly group coaching calls or even a learner’s community. Step 1: Select a learning management system (LMS) for creating the course. Blended learning uses an LMS for knowledge sharing and support learning in a classroom.

Employee Development Plan Template Strategies

WalkMe Training Station

Aside from recommending which knowledge management tools to use or which employee training videos to watch , they also make sure that all of the company’s training requirements, as well as the career objectives of the trainees, are included in the training agenda. A couple of good examples include social cohesion and time management skills, both of which condition trainees to develop the necessary mindset for their positions.

Profile of a learning architect: Sebastian Graeb-Konneker

Clive on Learning

Stakeholder management is of the upmost importance, with the learner an important voice in the process. And someone is always responsible for supporting your development – with coaching from your line manager and mentoring.

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Datafication of Talent Analytics: What it Means to Employee Retention


My friends from the HR industry would agree that retaining employees doesn’t come easy, I feel that the first step towards talent management is to emphasize on recruitment. Performance Management.

Professionalising L&D in Australia

Learning Cafe

The purpose of this session will be to briefly capture those options but then focus largely on the pros and cons of building such a program. Nicola is a lawyer by training and lectured in an interdisciplinary environmental science program at the Imperial College, London.

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Team Learning Up With Talent

CLO Magazine

It’s not enough to have a learning management system and a portfolio of content. “If In fact, CLOs have to think of themselves as talent leaders — not keepers of the learning function — and broaden their value proposition by partnering with their peers in talent management.

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