Theme for Consultants Selling Courses

LearnDash

If you plan on offering consulting services, or selling courses related to your expertise, it is essential that you present a professional image. This is why so many consultants, coaches, and industry experts turn to WordPress.

Are You a Performance Consultant?

Integrated Learnings

Let’s face it – the title “Instructional Designer” comes with a reputation that designing instruction or training is all that we do. We have been placed into a box that can be a real challenge to get out of, especially when it comes to moving into more of a performance consulting type of role. So…what is Performance Consulting, anyway? Here is an illustration to help clarify the concept of performance consulting. By Dean Hawkinson.

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Finding a Good Fit in Instructional Design

Experiencing eLearning

When you’re looking for an instructional design role, it’s important to find a good “fit.” This is pretty common in instructional design and elearning roles, especially in smaller organizations. More on Instructional Design Careers.

Creating Branching Scenario Layouts

Experiencing eLearning

I created a branching scenario prototype in Twine a while back about an instructional design consultant screening and booking a new client. Now I’m going to show my work and my thought process for some of the development process, starting with creating layouts.

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 5 1 Create a project. experience PA G E 2 2 Design—the. PA G E 2 8 Start Designing for Results at Your. design project you know that it can feel like there. A well-designed. curriculum design is successful is often left to chance. create effective.

What Does an eLearning Consultant Do?

eLearning Architect

You probably see the job title bouncing around, but what does an eLearning consultant actually do? One of my colleagues once wrote an excellent article about the role of an instructional designer and I wanted to write something similar about my role. Do I like being a consultant?

Should We Create Courses or Just Performance Support?

Experiencing eLearning

This post continues that discussion with the question of whether we should create courses or whether informal learning and performance support are sufficient. Question 2: Should We Create Courses? Coaching and on-the-job learning are also not formally designed.

Should You Create Free eLearning Samples?

Experiencing eLearning

Some employers ask prospective hires to create free elearning samples before being hired. However, in some limited circumstances, creating free elearning samples make sense. It’s expensive and risky for companies to hire people, as full-time employees, contractors, or consultants.

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Creating Branching Scenario Layouts

Experiencing eLearning

I created a branching scenario prototype in Twine a while back about an instructional design consultant screening and booking a new client. Now I’m going to show my work and my thought process for some of the development process, starting with creating layouts.

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Should We Create Courses or Just Performance Support?

Experiencing eLearning

This post continues that discussion with the question of whether we should create courses or whether informal learning and performance support are sufficient. Question 2: Should We Create Courses? Coaching and on-the-job learning are also not formally designed.

Show me the problem! From instructional designer to performance consultant

Elucidat

In this guest blog, Jean Marrapodi explores this common issue and challenges instructional designers to start thinking of themselves more as performance consultants. The Instructional Designer’s Role: Performance Consultant.

Performance Consulting Is More Than Training Delivery

Clarity Consultants

If you are unfamiliar with the term, performance consulting is becoming a more important focus for organizations committed to making sure they are accomplishing their goals with as little wasted effort or resources as possible. Consulting

How to Create Performance-based E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

If the course is performance-based, design it around those decisions rather than pages of content and policies. And how you approach the design of it is different than just pushing out information. Here’s a great job board for elearning, instructional design, and training jobs.

7 QUESTIONS TO ASK TO CREATE EFFECTIVE E-LEARNING

Learnnovators

The post 7 QUESTIONS TO ASK TO CREATE EFFECTIVE E-LEARNING appeared first on Learnnovators.

What Consultants Need to Know About Behavior Change

Pract.us

Innovative consultants can use an understanding of behavior change to lead the way to success. As business consultants, you observe, analyze and propose solutions for your clients’ problems. Create consequences.

LEARNNOVATORS NAMED AMONG THE “25 MOST PROMISING LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANTS – 2016”

Learnnovators

Consulting is a high-growth industry in India. This is especially true in the L&D (Learning & Development) industry, with new consulting firms emerging on a daily basis. In such a scenario, Consultants Review offers a one stop destination to guide CEOs and other business leaders who are looking for a consultant to take their business to the next level. About Consultants Review. Chennai (India).

Is Your Design Really “Responsive?”

eLearning Brothers

Developing for multiple devices impacts both the developer—in the design and development process—and the learner—through the user experience and how content displays—and by using such a broad term, the lack of specificity leads to confusion and often frustration and disappointment.

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What Consultants Need to Know About Behavior Change

Pract.us

Innovative consultants can use an understanding of behavior change to lead the way to success. As business consultants, you observe, analyze and propose solutions for your clients’ problems. Create consequences.

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays. Sahana Chattopadhyay Senior Consultant at Zensar Technologies What does a Learning Consultant do? What are some of the primary and secondary functions that a business expects from a learning consultant? I am interested in finding out if there are any defined set of tasks that a learning consultant would do to enable organizational learning.

Redesigning Learning Design

Clark Quinn

Of late, a lot of my work has been designing learning design. Helping orgs transition their existing design processes to ones that will actually have an impact. That is, someone’s got a learning design process, but they want to improve it. design strategy

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This Week on #BLPLearn: Consulting with Clients, Interactive Videos, and Storyline Games!

Bottom-Line Performance

Now that introductions are out of the way, let’s dive in to this week’s articles: 10 Critical Mistakes Consultants Make with Clients. Submitted by Perrin Slowey, Learning Designer. 10 Critical Mistakes Consultants Make With Clients. Create Your Own Quest.

Consulting Services for New Innovation Success

Beyond Campus Innovations

Consulting Services for New Innovation Success. Companies across industries, sizes, specialties, and functions turn to consultants for a variety a reasons, but the # 1 reason is because they need help and expertise in areas beyond their experience. After honing in on what exactly a consultant is to accomplish or achieve, business leaders need to know how to effectively utilize their services for maximum results. Why Use Consulting Services? Design and Development

Convert Training to Online

Experiencing eLearning

The next post will provide additional details on designing these converted online or blended programs. Ideally, you should determine whether you can actually solve the client’s problem or not with training during the sales process, before you even agree to create a course.

8 Advantages of Hiring an eLearning Consultant

KnowledgeAnywhere

Hiring a skilled eLearning consultant is an alternative approach that can save your business time and money in the long run. Although hiring an eLearning consultant may cost you more at the onset of the project, you will quickly come to find that it was well worth the investment when you see the outcome of the virtual training courses produced. You might consider training someone in-house to take care of creating your training materials. Smooth out the content you’ve created.

Is Your Design Really “Responsive?”

eLearning Brothers

Developing for multiple devices impacts both the developer—in the design and development process—and the learner—through the user experience and how content displays—and by using such a broad term, the lack of specificity leads to confusion and often frustration and disappointment.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designer as Consultant?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 08, 2008 Instructional Designer as Consultant? One oh-so-hopeful prediction: Instructional design programs will begin teaching instructional designers to write.

Offline Marketing for Online Courses with High Ticket Ecommerce and Consulting Business Expert Sayan Sarkar

LifterLMS

Learn about offline marketing for online courses with high ticket ecommerce and consulting business expert Sayan Sarkar in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. It began as just consulting with them, telling them what to do, for a decent retainer per month.

Instructional Design Hourly Rates and Salary

Experiencing eLearning

What do you charge for an hourly rate as an instructional designer? These are all just benchmarks to use as a starting point, so you need to adjust for your experience, education, skills, industry, whether you’re a full-time employee or freelance consultant, etc.

Helping Consultants, Experts, and Coaches Smash Through Personal and Professional Plateaus with David Shriner-Cahn

LifterLMS

Helping consultants, experts, and coaches smash through personal and professional plateaus with David Shriner-Cahn in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. It kind of suits who I am and I actually really like the intimacy that audio conversations create.

Evil design?

Clark Quinn

I did my graduate study in a lab that was focused on usability, and my advisor was consulting to Apple, so when the Mac came out I finally justified a computer to write my PhD thesis on. First, this is bad design. We do create models about how things work and use evidence to convince ourselves of their validity (with a bit of confirmation bias ). The post Evil design? design strategy technologyThis is a rant, but it’s coupled with lessons. .

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Read These Instructional Design Articles

LearnDash

While I spend a lot of time writing about elearning, instructional design, and various technologies in our industry, I also enjoy reading what other people write. If you are an instructional designer then reading someone’s blog post or publication may give you ideas on techniques to use.

7 Tips To Create a Killer Onboarding Training Programs

Your Training Edge

But according to research done by a consulting firm BCG, companies with a structured onboarding training program in place have the opportunity to double their profit margins and revenue growth. Here Are A Few Tips On How To Design An Effective Onboarding Training Program.

20+ More Books for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

In response to my list of 12+ Books for Instructional Designers , I received a lot of great suggestions for further reading. Instructional Design and Learning Design. William Horton’s e-Learning by Design is Nahla Anwer Aly’s favorite book in the field.

6 STEPS TO CREATING LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS (AND WHY YOU SHOULD BOTHER)

Learnnovators

The post 6 STEPS TO CREATING LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS (AND WHY YOU SHOULD BOTHER) appeared first on Learnnovators.

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How to Create Engaging E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

Here’s a presentation from a previous workshop on how to create interactive e-learning. For this workshop, I focused on how to create an engaging e-learning experience for the end-user. Here are a few core points from the presentation on how to create engaging e-learning courses.