Evaluating Sales Training Programs

Unboxed

But before you zero in on new training, consider the following when evaluating sales training programs. The more accessible a sales training program is, the more involved your team will be. Micro-learning. Consider gamification when evaluating sales training programs.

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Why corporate training programs are ditching LMS

Zunos

Corporate learning has fundamentally changed, and it’s killing Learning Management Systems. People have a hunger for learning like never before. It just initiates a change in how we respond and react – beginning with how we learn. Historically, corporate learning has been about checking boxes. When that type of learning was acceptable, that’s when an LMS could work. Those days of box-checking and experience-less learning are over.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning.

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MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera.

Learning on the Fly

CLO Magazine

Imagine if companies could customize their training so that it met the exact needs of every learner, giving them only the lessons they need and making sure they learned those skills before moving on. He sees adaptive learning as a proxy for one-to-one coaching. “It

Should You Embrace Macro Learning in Your Online Classroom?

LearnDash

We’ve written a lot about micro learning and related ideas, but we haven’t talked much about the opposite: macro learning, and the big-picture thinking it entails. Macro learning can encompass a learning theory. e-learning instructional design

It’s Personal: Creating Career Development Activities That Work - Tip #194

Vignettes Learning

They care about how what they do today, in the past, and their learning, prepares them for a new job. So our goal, then, becomes: How do we help people prepare for their next phase or next job or important next learning they need to do to accomplish their personal goals?

6 “Non-Obvious” Online Learning Trends for 2018

WBT Systems

We’re bringing six of them to your attention because we think they’re also non-obvious online learning trends for 2018. 1: Light-Speed Learning. Bhargava predicts: “The road to mastery on any topic gets faster through the help of bite-sized learning modules that make education more time efficient, engaging, useful and fun.”. The standard mode of learning is accelerating because the longing for lifelong learning is colliding with the desire for instant gratification.

How iPhone Apps Fit Into Online Training

Mindflash

M-learning — mobile learning — is a hot new topic among training professionals, but what, exactly, is it? But, as new as the concept is, most training pros still have more questions than answers about how to use, utilize, and implement m-learning programs.

Training in the Reality of Work

Pract.us

Learning your job where you have to do you job. If we want measurable progress, training programs need to operate in the reality of work. Couple work and learning more closely. Many L&D experts have long advised moving learning programs closer to the work environment.

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Buying an LMS? Acronyms You Must Know (Part 1)

Gyrus

Learning and Development industry is no different and the list of acronyms are never ending especially when you are talking to Learning Management System (LMS) Vendors.

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Preference of E-Learning – Structured or not?

eLearning 24-7

Micro-learning started as a buzz word and noted as such, in this blog and in a variety of other sites too. No one, ever went into angst mode of the term of micro-learning, even though anyone who has been involved with e-learning since 1998, knew that micro wasn’t new, nor any radical approach to learning, it just was short. So back then, we refererred to short content as short, or bytes of learning or nuggets. Mobile Learning?

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 2: Designing a MOOC

ID Reflections

@ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis, which I have referred to: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera.

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2020 – The Year of the Hub

eLearning 24-7

The game changer in the industry, whereas every spoke is interconnected with the central component, the learning system. Learning System Connector . Trends are pointing towards consumers selecting additional learning systems (think add-ons) to their main learning system.

5 Tips to Boost Your Sales Training Effectiveness with E-learning

CommLab India

Corporate trainers are always on the lookout for effective ways to boost their sales training programs. The highest priority for training in terms of allocating resources in 2015 was to increase the effectiveness of training programs.”

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The 3 Most Important Steps for Adaptive Learning Development

mLevel

3 steps to help your learning department become fully Adaptive. In an ideal world, learners would be automatically prompted to complete a learning module based on time of day, location, daily patterns and most of all, relevance to their activity. learning anywhere .

We Live in a Multi-Device World – Deal With It

CraneMorley

Our training programs are just catching up with it. You’ve learned that at some point Flash will no longer be supported by the browser used on personal computers and it certainly doesn’t play on mobile devices. Here are five new applications to consider, once your eLearning is unchained from the desktop: Dual use of assets : create a full course with selected chapters that also work as stand-alone coaching modules on a smartphone to drive application in the workplace.

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8 Ways to Enhance Sales Enablement Strategy with a Mobile-First Approach

Kitaboo

White paper: Accelerate Employee Engagement with Mobile-based Corporate Training Program. Sales Training and Coaching: A sales enablement tool can also be used to deliver training. Mobile devices are the best tool to promote self-learning.

Free L&D webinars for May 2019

Limestone Learning

The pace is getting faster and companies are looking for employees who can think on their feet, learn as they go and absorb information flying at them from multiple directions. You'll learn: How VR enables effective training and the myriad of VR use cases.

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The 2017 ATD ICE Backchannel #ATD2017

David Kelly

Program Guide. Program. 7 Can’t Miss Sessions for Driving Business Forward with Learning Data at ATD by Margaret Roth. Myths about micro learning via So We Grow. Corporate Learning: Why Staying Still is the Same as Falling Behind slides via Learnosity.

Improve Sales Performance with Bite-Sized Content, Reinforcement, and Informal Learning

Allego

In Part 1 of this series summarizing Allego’s webinar: 5 Modern Learning Principles To Drive Higher Sales Performance , we examined ways to make sales learning content more personalized, as well as easier and faster to create (Principles #1 and #2). Bite-sized and Continuous Learning.

3 Tips to improve learning transfer that instructional designers can use anytime

Matrix

If we were to define learning transfer, it is the learner’s ability to successfully apply the knowledge, skills and competencies acquired in one or several learning modules in their work. Micro learning works like a charm in today’s busy workplace. Learning is social.

The Top 5 Totally Terrifying Training Mistakes

Litmos

Before you get decked out in full zombie costume to take the kids trick or treating, or to take yourself to a super spooky party, please take a few bone-chilling minutes to make sure you’re not scaring your learners away from your corporate training program. Happy Halloween!

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. Microlearning is less about short attention spans than it is making sure that every minute in learning is productive and useful. You can learn more about Michael here.

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The iPod and What We Can Adapt in e-Learning

Vignettes Learning

The iPod and what we can adapt in e-Learning 2. Using the best media mix for your e-learning project 1. The iPod and e-Learning: What can we adapt? An iPod is primarily used to access one's own personal music collection; now it is the latest tool for learning. The Search Function as a Coaching Tool In the Blended e-Learning Workshop you will learn how technology impacts e-learning programs. Topics this issue: 1.

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Training to accelerate employee (and thus, company) performance

Litmos

Never in history has there been a more important time to invest in employee learning and development programs. Continual learning is a must. more than eight in 10 executives (84 percent) view learning as an important (40 percent) or very important (44 percent) issue."

Reap Big with Small – 5 Ways Microlearning Gives Better ROI

CommLab India

Employee performance management involves identifying the behaviors that need to be improved, targeting the skills that need to be developed, and training and coaching employees on an ongoing basis. Learning can be personalized through microlearning modules. Creates high impact learning.

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Part II : Where Are You with Your Blended Learning Strategy?

CraneMorley

Thank you for joining us on our second part of our 4 part blog series on which we examine a different type of Blended Learning strategies, and how you could start strategizing or implement these ideas onto your current training plans. Micro-learning – as RLO (re-usable learning objects).

5 Efficient Ways to Train Employees Using E-Learning

MagicBox

E-Learning enables employees to access training quickly and effortlessly, allowing them to move forward in their work in an efficient and timely manner. E-Learning is an excellent form of content communication because it allows the learner to interact deeply with the material. Educational best practices show that the learner needs to interact with the material and then discuss with others what they have learned. As a result, they need to be able to learn on the go!

Free L&D webinars for October 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: How to Deliver a Coaching Training Program Managers Love! This webinar will reveal five key strategies to implementing a successful training program that positions managers to engage, develop, and retain top talent.

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LearnBrite and Microsoft: A Match Made in Virtual Reality Training Heaven

Learnbrite

LearnBrite, our HTML5-based eLearning platform, offers increased levels of engagement, involvement, and motivation that facilitate “self-paced” learning along with memorable and immersive education experiences. With other programs, browser choice matters.

10 Technological Trends That Are Changing the Way We Learn

Ed App

Here are some of the trends that will change the world of training in the coming years: Ensuring accessible learning. Providing effortless learning experience will ensure the greatest impact on the learning application. Repackaging the training into micro-learning modules is a quicker way to develop training. However, its potential in learning and development is now slowly being realized. AI can be used to measure the effectiveness of a learning program.

The Role of the "New" Training Professional

OpenSesame

The way in which learning occurs in organizations has changed tremendously and with this evolution comes a new focus for L & D professionals. In many organizations the role of the training professional has transformed; no longer focused on delivering training, today’s L&D professional is now a facilitator of learning who also serves as an information manager, a content curator, and a builder of learning communities.

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5 Efficient Ways to Train Employees Using E-Learning

MagicBox

E-Learning enables employees to access training quickly and effortlessly, allowing them to move forward in their work in an efficient and timely manner. E-Learning is an excellent form of content communication because it allows the learner to interact deeply with the material. Educational best practices show that the learner needs to interact with the material and then discuss with others what they have learned. As a result, they need to be able to learn on the go!

6 Training Trends for 2018 (and 3 you’re still not doing right)

Unboxed

As we turn the calendar into 2018, training leaders are looking for the next big things in learning and development. There’s plenty of industry chatter about augmented and virtual reality, predictive analytics and machine learning. 1 : Convert classroom learning to virtual.

Modern Sales Training: Turning Learning into Currency

Litmos

This is also why mobile is a must and why micro-learning, hopefully cooked into the CRM or wherever else the sales person spends most of her day-to-day time, is an essential ingredient for sales training. How Does a Culture of Learning Affect Sales?

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Free L&D webinars for April 2019

Limestone Learning

It can be tough to find downtime or even work time for all the projects we have on the go, but sparing an hour for some learning can be a good way to work smarter—not harder. This interactive learning tool and strategy focuses on not only personal, but also group learning objectives. You’ll learn the practical skills needed to run role plays effectively. Companies often underestimate the full impact learning can have on customer experience.

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