3 Corporate Training Challenges (And How A Learning Consultant Can Fix Them)

Dan Keckan

Check out these examples of the role of performance consulting in finding solutions for unique training challenges. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Corporate eLearning vs Higher Ed. eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Instructional Designer, eLearning Consultant, Feature & Technical Writer. Corporate eLearning and Academic eLearning have many overlaps and similarities. Corporate eLearning is commonly conducted by the human resources department or a training department, to train the workers to do specific tasks in accordance to corporate policies and safety standards. Instructional Design for Corporate and Academic Online Training. eLearning.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

eLearning—and it looks great and seems to tick all the. Roles are clear • Staff know who to turn. management role within a station. Others have retired from traditional, corporate-based jobs who want a way. disservice to the retired corporate. Developing a.

The Evolving Role of E-Learning in Corporate Training

Learnnovators

THE JOURNEY: After publishing our post ‘ E-Learning Forecasts & Trends for 2014 ’ a couple of months ago, we received a thought-provoking question from one of our readers, “How is e-learning faring in corporate trainings around the world with respect to ‘effectiveness’?” And, how do corporates address these challenges? They include big data, gamification, corporate MOOCs and mobile learning, along with a brief explanation and an example against each of them.

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MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 4: ROLE IN CORPORATE UNIVERSITIES

Learnnovators

They will expect and demand to learn differently — social, mobile and cloud will play a big role. This post, as the title says, is about Corporate Universities (CU) and the role of MOOCs therein. A well-designed Corporate University (I will discuss the design aspect in a sequel to this post) is aptly positioned to tackle both business issues and talent issues. Changing Corporate Culture. The world has gotten complicated.

THE EVOLVING ROLE OF E-LEARNING IN CORPORATE TRAINING

Learnnovators

THE JOURNEY: After publishing our post ‘ E-Learning Forecasts & Trends for 2014 ’ a couple of months ago, we received a thought-provoking question from one of our readers, “How is e-learning faring in corporate trainings around the world with respect to ‘effectiveness’?” And, how do corporates address these challenges? They include big data, gamification, corporate MOOCs and mobile learning, along with a brief explanation and an example against each of them.

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No Excuses Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

Are they being given the opportunity to practice with systems, role-play with sales and customer service, and discuss topics with others in the class? Show them how new methods and changes will make them more marketable to the organization and how they will be seen as consultants instead of instructors or designers. When you approach training with these concepts in mind, you’ll set up learning as an everyday part of life and as a contributor to corporate success.

Custom Content vs Off the Shelf

Association eLearning

Custom courses can be role specific, and highly personalized to your organization’s processes and procedures. If you’d like to discuss your organization’s specific needs and the approach that is right for you, contact us for a consultation. In a prior post, we asked, “ what comes first, the LMS or the content ?Today Today we ask, “which is better, off the shelf vs custom content ?”” Determining the best option for your organization is not an easy task.

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BOB MOSHER – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Bob has been an active and influential leader in the learning and training industry for over 30 years and is renowned worldwide for his pioneering role in new approaches to learning. Elearning. BOB MOSHER - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS.

KEVIN THORN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT KEVIN THORN: Kevin Thorn is an award-winning e-learning designer & developer, consultant, and owner of NuggetHead Studioz, LLC. , Rather, the role will also continue to evolve and be redefined. KEVIN THORN : Agreed that the role of an ID is being continually reinvented.

Making the Case for Gamification in Corporate eLearning

TalentLMS

Introducing gamification into a corporate eLearning environment can be challenging. Corporate resistance When suggesting the use of gamification in a corporate eLearning environment , you may receive responses that range from “ that sounds fun ” to “ the subject matter is far too serious ” or “ people are here to work, not play games ”. The modern workforce is made up of contractors and full-time employees who switch from one role to another on a regular basis.

THE CHANGING FACE OF CORPORATE L&D

Learnnovators

The transformation from the traditional role of ‘Learning & Development’ to the challenging role of ‘Performance Consulting’ in spite of many obstacles resisting such change! Below are the questions we had in mind when we embarked on our journey: How is corporate L&D changing in workplaces around the world? Do L&D professionals have the necessary skill set to handle the role of Performance Consultants?”.

Why Do I Need an eLearning Vendor When I Have My Own Team?

Illumen Group

Why Do I Need an eLearning Vendor When I Have My Own Team? It’s nearly impossible to staff for every role and depth of resource that a typical organization requires over the course of a few years when trying to successfully meet the eLearning demands of various internal clients. Here are just a few ways a partner like Illumen has helped organizations by meeting them where they were at and playing the role of that flexible specialty player on their team’s bench.

The Changing Face of Corporate L&D

Learnnovators

The transformation from the traditional role of ‘Learning & Development’ to the challenging role of ‘Performance Consulting’ in spite of many obstacles resisting such change! Below are the questions we had in mind when we embarked on our journey: How is corporate L&D changing in workplaces around the world? Do L&D professionals have the necessary skill set to handle the role of Performance Consultants?”.

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A NOT-SO-SERIOUS DEBATE ON THE SERIOUS ELEARNING MANIFESTO

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ We have been deeply concerned about the state of elearning. The Serious eLearning Manifesto is the result.” – The Instigators (The Serious eLearning Manifesto) THE JOURNEY: Like many of you out there, we too are concerned at today’s state of e-learning which follows ‘ the same old way of doing things ’. That’s why the instigators of the Serious eLearning Manifesto banded together; too few people were applying good formal learning principles!

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

What does the future of eLearning hold? I think a good place is by asking 49 of the world’s leading eLearning experts the top 3 trends they predict for 2017. Here are the two most interesting takeaways from surveying 49 eLearning experts: Trend of Trends: 9 trends were picked by 10% or more of the experts. Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. Dr. Partridge is an eLearning Evangelist for Adobe Systems.

Implementing Gaming System to Reach Effective Corporate Learning

Your Training Edge

Engaging employees during corporate training and getting them to actually participate and remember what they learnt can be very difficult. This is why many companies including Fortune 500s have started gamifying corporate training to increase the rate of knowledge retention and employee engagement. There are also many reasons why companies put in place gaming systems to help their employees reach effective corporate learning.

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Corporate Training Choices Explained

Your Training Edge

There are many types of corporate training. On-the-Job Training (OJT) : Generally used by many corporations for training. Web Based Training (eLearning): This is a system of training that greatly expands the process of presentation of training. On-site Seminars by Consultant: This system generally is done for specialty job categories. It is delivered by outside trainers in internal corporate facilities. Weaknesses: Cost of the Consultants.

How to Assemble the Perfect eLearning Team

ThinkingKap Solutions

For anyone who has not worked on a significant sized eLearning project, all the moving pieces can make it feel like a Rube Goldberg machine. With this much going on, it shouldn’t be a surprise that there are a lot of roles needed to complete the end product. Sometimes multiple roles can be performed by a single person. Creating the perfect eLearning team that works best for you really depends on your staffing, structure, and bandwidth. eLearning Developer.

Double Your eLearning Return on Investment

eLearning Architect

My seminar was called ‘How to Double your eLearning Return on Investment’ - and following a lively seminar with lots of questions, I wanted to share some highlights. The last time I presented at Learning Technologies was three years ago - whilst still being responsible for delivering an eLearning program within a huge, global organisation. Running my own eLearning consultancy has certainly been an eye-opener and provided me with a steep learning curve.

KEITH KEATING – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Regardless of the role, at the heart of everything Keith does centers around problem solving. If re-skilling is the future of workplace learning and an integral part of the future of work, what would be the role of the learning leader in this scenario?

Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

ut I think it's fair to say that most every response expects the role of training to either diminish or to change significantly in the next 10 years. Well not quite, but it is pretty dang close to the definition of Management Consulting in Wikipedia: Management consulting refers to both the industry of, and the practice of, helping organizations improve their performance, primarily through the analysis of existing business problems and development of plans for improvement.

7 eLearning and Ed Tech Trends You Must Try

eLearning Brothers

eLearning has become a new trend, and we have nothing to do but ride the wave. According to the Global Industry Analytics Report , the global eLearning market is going to reach $107 billion in 2015; plus, ed tech funding is not going to slow down after jumping 55 percent last year. With that in mind, you must be wondering what the latest eLearning trends are; moreover, you’re thinking about trying some of them, aren’t you? Wearable eLearning.

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Is training personalization feasible in corporate learning?

eFront

It is also slowly but surely making its way into basic education and corporate learning. However, the big question in today’s corporate learning circles would be: “Is it even feasible in a corporate setting?”. Before we begin to answer that, let’s find out what it is first, what makes it quite unique, and why it is or isn’t applicable to the corporate environment. Is training personalization feasible in corporate learning?

The Best eLearning Websites to Bookmark

LearnUpon

From webinars and eBooks to design tips and podcasts, there’s an immense amount of eLearning websites and resources available online. For every training challenge, there are hundreds of eLearning experts online who have been there, done that, and have a wealth of advice to offer. Here’s our A to Z of the best eLearning resources out there. Resource Type: eLearning Vlogger. Curated by Ant Pugh, an L&D consultant, this vlog offers a break from the norm.

THE TRANSFORMATIVE JOURNEY OF CORPORATE MOOCS

Learnnovators

Today, while we are in the process of assisting one of our clients in setting up a Corporate University/MOOC for their internal training purposes, we set out on a quick journey to explore and learn more about the recent changes that have been marking this space. Below are the questions we were eager to get the answers for, when we embarked on our journey: How are corporate MOOCs faring today in workplaces around the world? What’s the Role of MOOCs in the Corporate World?

Top 7 Ways Employees Can Benefit From Corporate Training

KnowledgeAnywhere

For instance, corporate training programs can equip employees with the leadership skills preferred in managerial roles. Moreover, such employees may be able to serve in different roles or switch to jobs that align with a new company strategy.

Caveat Auditor: The Role Of Critical Thinking In Modern Business Training

Adobe Captivate

Critical thinking is a skill that, when absent, contributes to the rise of recent phenomena like runaway fake news stories or hacking of government and corporate computers, and costs companies dearly in law suits, fines, penalties, and failed projects. At other times you might find that emotion plays a subtle role. A major theme of the conference was the role of emotion of visceral reactions in the decision making process of learners. Online: eLearning Guild.

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Training a Remote Workforce via eLearning: Challenges and Options

ScholarLMS

As the number of on-site and out-of-office roles has been somewhat limited when compared to in-house employees, companies usually handled their training on a need based system. Training a Remote Workforce Via eLearning: Key Challenges. eLearning Training Remote Workforce

DR. STELLA LEE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Stella runs a consulting company called Paradox Learning , and is based in Calgary, Canada. These are but a few of the areas that L&D can take an active role in leading. STELLA LEE - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS.

Do We Have the Skills to Build eLearning Internally?

ThinkingKap Solutions

You have this same decision to make if you want to build eLearning. Now, considering that we’re a training vendor, you may think, “Obviously, you’re going to say I should outsource eLearning. You see, there’s a lot that goes into creating a great eLearning course. Before starting ThinkingKap, I was in charge of leading corporate training departments for a couple different companies. Is there a business need for eLearning? Consulting

The Advantages of eLearning

eLearning Brothers

I came across this article and thought it listed some nice advantages of eLearning. The Advantages of eLearning. The need to transform how organizations learn points to a more modern, efficient, and flexible alternative: eLearning. The mission of corporate eLearning is to supply the workforce with an up-to-date and cost-effective program that yields motivated, skilled, and loyal knowledge workers.

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? With the rise of rapid eLearning tools and the ease with which virtually anyone can now create a course, whats changing for the instructional designer? — Patti Shank , President, Learning Peaks LLC, USA Instructional Designer as Consultant Are we seeing this happen? SMEs using rapid eLearning tools)?

eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

I spend a fair amount of my consulting time working with large organizations to help define how they will apply technology to particular business / performance / learning needs. This is either in terms of specific needs, e.g., improve customer satisfaction, or as part of an overall eLearning strategy. I've spent several hours this morning trying to find good resources on eLearning Strategy development and particularly looking for examples to use in this post.

4 Corporate LMS Flavors: Which Do You Choose?

Talented Learning

If you’ve been following the news and analysis from Talented Learning, you know that the thriving 2016 LMS market is comprised of almost 700 vendors, whose solutions can be grouped unequally and imperfectly into corporate, academic, association and continuing education type LMSs. To give you a taste of the many flavors of LMSs and the pockets of specialization that exist, let’s dig into the diverse and not-so-easy to digest corporate LMS market.

The Top 5 Business Benefits To Outsourcing Corporate Training And Development

Roundtable Learning

We consult with our clients to understand their training needs and develop the optimal training solution that boosts their bottom line. . Organizations that develop internal training programs typically have an in-house team or hire employees specifically for developmental roles. .

The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

Recently, the concept of corporate learning ecosystems has grown increasingly popular — and with good reason. In corporations, audiences are not created equal. Education often plays a strategic role in driving awareness, interest, trial and purchase by targeted prospects. Corporate Leadership. This content is often highly proprietary and blended (online/offline), so it is difficult to deploy on a corporate LMS.

THE MOST PROVOCATIVE SHOUT-OUTS FROM TODAY’S LEARNING INNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Understandably, it has a natural impact on corporate e-learning as well. Lousy eLearning needs to become a thing of the past. The Serious eLearning Manifesto is the result. ” – Michael Allen. “ That’s why the instigators of the Serious eLearning Manifesto banded together; too few people were applying good formal learning principles! ” – Clark Quinn. We believe that today’s L&D teams play a key role in helping their own organizations embrace social learning.