Learning & Development: How To Do It Right (2020 Update)

Docebo

With high stakes riding on the success of our training and development strategies, it’s time for us to unpack the importance of polished learning programs and, even more crucially, better understand how our training programs have failed in the past. By reflecting on Learning and Development (L&D) as a whole and the strategies we know don’t work, we can rewrite our approach to talent management. What is Learning and Development?

7 Reasons Why Developing a Corporate Learning Program is Necessary for Your Business

Your Training Edge

But they are also very motivated by the opportunity to learn and improve the skills needed for their job. According to the recent Gallup report, 59% of Millennials consider corporate training one of the most crucial “pro” factors, when applying for a job [2]. Rather, giving them an opportunity to learn will be a true game changer that will benefit your company in the long run. So, let’s discover more reasons why your business can benefit from corporate training.

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Is There A Natural Bias In Corporate Learning?

mLevel

Frontline workers may or may not have a college degree and many don’t have particularly good memories of classroom learning. How does your 4-6 week long training program work in that environment? What are the implications for Learning? Instead of the full onboarding suite, is there a job function they can train up on the first week and start doing right away? The post Is There A Natural Bias In Corporate Learning? Learning & Development

Is There A Natural Bias In Corporate Learning?

mLevel

Frontline workers may or may not have a college degree and many don’t have particularly good memories of classroom learning. How does your 4-6 week long training program work in that environment? What are the implications for Learning? Instead of the full onboarding suite, is there a job function they can train up on the first week and start doing right away? Learning & Development

Why evolving corporate learning isn’t an option

Axonify

The evolution of corporate learning isn’t an option any longer— it’s a must. This was the opening statement made by Carol Leaman, CEO of Axonify, during last week’s webinar that was hosted by Chief Learning Officer (CLO), an award-winning multimedia publication that focuses on the benefits and advancements of a properly trained workforce. Compounding this urgency is the fact that today’s employees need to know more. A fun and engaging work and learning experience.

The future is bright: corporate learning gets smart

Torrance Learning

According to the Association for Talent Development’s 2015 State of the Industry Report 39% of all corporate training is delivered online, via mobile phone or remotely. The rise of online learning (also known as web-based training or elearning) over recent decades allows employees the flexibility to learn whenever and almost wherever they want to, without waiting for the next class session to be offered, and without the hassle and expense of travel.

Leverage a LMS to bridge talent gap

Aptara

Leverage a LMS to bridge talent gap. On top of the already present skills gap many organizations are experiencing, there is also the challenge of retaining top performers. . The value of a LMS stays with a company, even if some of its employees do not.".

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

Since then, the conversation around gamification and its application in things like marketing and learning continue to rise in popularity as more and more businesses look to gamify different aspects of their work with the intention to increase both engagement and motivation. An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). The program delivers lessons to 50,000+ executives in 150+ companies worldwide. .

Augmented Learning, what you need to know

Aptara

Augmented Learning, what you need to know. Are you seeing buzzwords in the learning industry like Augmented Learning ? Do you want to implement an Augmented Learning program at your organization but you don’t know where to start?

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

Since then, the conversation around gamification and its application in things like marketing and learning continue to rise in popularity as more and more businesses look to gamify different aspects of their work with the intention to increase both engagement and motivation. An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). The program delivers lessons to 50,000+ executives in 150+ companies worldwide. .

Learning Technologies 2010 – Day 2 Recap

Upside Learning

After having a great first day at the Learning Technologies 2010 I was looking forward to an exciting second day. Discussing their current concerns around learning and development gives us a glimpse into their world and that’s valuable. Rob shared what new are their doing at BDU.

The Corporate Learner’s Holiday Wish List: 3 Things People Want from Training Programs

Mindflash

If you know what your learners really want from the training, you stand a much better chance of delivering on expectations. Consider these three “wants” that top most corporate learners’ wish lists. #1 Excellent training programs help companies to attract and retain employees, but if employees want to leave, the issue is typically bigger than training.). Actively seek to close any organizational skills gap via training solutions. Employer spending on training is up.

Scalable Learning Will Be the Strategic Differentiator in the 21st Century

CLO Magazine

At the 2017 Deloitte Chief Learning Officer forum, management consultant John Hagel said scalable learning is the new reason for large organizations to exist. It’s a big statement and it has profound implications for the role of corporate learning in the 21st century.

Adaptive eLearning in Corporate Space – Opportunities and Challenges

G-Cube

For the uninitiated – adaptive elearning is adapting the learning material as per learner’s progress and needs. Which in plain English translates into dynamic learning paths as per learner’s progress, presenting content in instructional format which is most suitable for the learner, and providing feedback to the learner while he/she is navigating through the course basis her navigation patterns and assessment scores etc. Now, we all know, that would be easier said than done.

Measuring learning ROI is hard – but not impossible

Axonify

There’s no denying it — tying learning to business results is a challenging and resource-intensive task. Most, in fact, have a tough time progressing past the basic measures of learning like performance improvement and organizational compliance. How can we demonstrate that the learning achieved by an employee actually impacted the company’s bottom line? But first, let’s start by understanding the current landscape of learning measurement.

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How to Adapt Your Corporate Training for COVID-19

Avilar

COVID-19 is changing the way people learn across the U.S. As throngs of employees and citizens follow stay-at home or “safer at home” measures, corporate training companies are quickly adjusting to deliver essential learning while minimizing or eliminating personal contact. While today’s ways of learning won’t be the only way to learn in the future, this period of experimentation and collaborative creativity will likely shape some lasting changes.

Podcast 33: Training ROI in Action – With Ajay Pangarkar

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 33 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW. To find out more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. It’s not necessary for learning specialists to be experts in corporate finance.

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Why engagement is a critical ingredient in successful sales training?

QuoDeck

But building lasting engagement is a critical ingredient that can separate a good sales training program from a bad one. Building an effective sales training program is the holy grail that all sales trainers chase – and it’s definitely not an easy task. It’s clear that there are no easy formulas that sales trainers can plug in to make their sales training programs effective. But it all starts with ensuring that sales people at least consume the learning.

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Rebooting your Training for 2016

Your Training Edge

Well, I am sure that many of the readers who frequently visit “Your training edge” website [1] , must have seen that we being a learning startup and training and development oriented business, never like to stick to rigid approaches. That’s the part of our strategic training methodology and this is something that glorifies our learning and training development pursuits for our clients. If you want to determine the worth of what you are getting, do analyze the provider’s methodology.

How Northgate González Market saved half a million dollars with a new approach to training

Axonify

If you work in retail , I know I’m speaking your language. But, like many companies, its current training program simply wasn’t cutting it. When you have a training program that requires sending employees to events at a certain time and place—it limits you greatly in terms of time and resources. Take Northgate’s training program for example. Orona knew the current training program wasn’t cutting it, and the need for a different approach was obvious.

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How Minutes A Day Can Reinvigorate Your Workforce

Axonify

We know you’ve seen it. And all they can think about is their growing to-do list that is only getting longer by the minute. The traditional corporate learning model is broken. Yet, US spending on corporate training grew 15% in 2013 to more than $70 Billion in the US and more than $130 Billion worldwide. Add to this the fact that 90% of new skills learned during corporate training are lost within a year and these high costs just doesn’t make good business sense.

Learning Audiences Are Not Created Equal: Employees vs. Extended Enterprise

Talented Learning

Once upon a time, HR and learning organizations focused exclusively on training and development of corporate employees. Everything changed with the dawn of modern learning technology and other digital enterprise innovation. Now, businesses large and small are expanding their internal training programs to serve the serve the needs of learning audiences outside of organizational walls. In the corporate world, this is called extended enterprise learning.

Tips And Examples To Create Highly Engaging Online Compliance Training

Adobe Captivate

As we know, compliance training is carried out by organizations to ensure conformance to rules and guidelines enforced by governments and/or regulators. Despite The Accepted Significance Of Compliance Training, Why Do We See That Employees Are Not Engaged With Them?

7 Tips To Incorporate Informal Learning Into Your Corporate eLearning Strategy

eFront

Informal learning is impromptu. But that doesn’t mean you should exclude it from your structured corporate eLearning program. In this article, we’ll share 7 tips to use informal learning into your training strategy. How To Incorporate Informal Learning Into Your Corporate Training Strategy. Informal learning usually takes the form of causal knowledge-seeking and spontaneous problem-solving. Informal learning is usually initiated by the learner.

Scale Your L&D Organization in the Moment of Need with Managed Learning Services

InfoPro Learning

Learning is something that is constant with every organization, whether it’s an enterprise or SMB. In fact, by 2024, e-learning market is expected to exceed $200 billion. While the importance and investment in corporate training is steadily growing, the need for L&D to scale up and down in an organization, at a moment’s notice, is a palpable pain point for L&D leaders. Evolving technology has made learning both, simple and complex.

4 Reasons Why Learning and Development Should Play an Essential Role in Any Organization

Your Training Edge

They say that knowing is half the battle. In business, learning and development do have a measurable impact on the organization in multiple areas, though it may not be as easy to monitor. However, many people now consider learning and development a necessity.

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Storytelling and Video Solutions at ATD TechKnowledge 2018

Videonitch

We know it’s effective in educating – Ebbinghaus forgetting curve be dammed when there a good story behind the learning. And who better to learn about storytelling than from Pixar , the studio that creates perhaps some of the most entertaining and memorable animated films. It should also be noted that it takes about four years (seven for Coco ) for Pixar to complete a film; it’s hard to find a learning program that has the luxury of even four months.

Getting Started With Learning Data and Analytics

CLO Magazine

Maybe there’s an executive demanding more visibility into your program, or perhaps you just want a better understanding of how things are going so you can find ways to make them better. You’re ready to get started with learning data and analytics, but where do you begin?

Your Guide to Defusing A Company Turnover Problem

Docebo

What happens when the wrong way to do something becomes the norm? This guide will outline why your employees are leaving and the importance learning and development plays in your business strategy to reverse turnover before it results in disaster. Even when you do finally replace someone, it typically takes eight months for a newly-hired employee to reach full productivity. Using Online Learning as Your Tool of Choice. Building Your Corporate Learning Strategy.

3 Employee-Centric Best Practices

CLO Magazine

Let’s face it — many plans to transform corporate learning culture and improve employee performance are plagued with short-term, tactical disruptions. The ever-evolving needs of customers, market changes and leadership demands pose constant challenges for chief learning officers looking to keep large-scale workforces agile, relevant and productive. Business goals and learning goals must go hand in hand. They do this by presenting and reinforcing information over time.

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4 Ways to Boost Learning in the Workplace

Your Training Edge

If you were to look around your organization today, how would you describe your learning culture? If you fall somewhere in between, what steps are you taking to improve your learning culture? Align Business Goals with Learning Objectives. Brand Your Learning & Development.

Corporate Training Trends 2020

Unboxed

A diverse client base gives us a well-rounded view of the L&D space to share what we expect to see as corporate training trends in 2020. But before we jump into the trends, let’s take a look at the corporate training landscape as a whole. The Future of Corporate Learning.

Transitioning to a Data Driven Learning Department

CLO Magazine

So why do we let the group responsible for improving the value of our most important asset get by without any accountability for results? How do we let them get by without being able to demonstrate and quantify the impact of improving the knowledge and performance of our people?

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The AGES Model can help learning stick

CLO Magazine

Most corporate learning programs are designed to be popular. When organizations track metrics at all, they tend to focus not on how well participants remember what they learn, but on net promoter score — essentially a measure of how enjoyable the learning program is. But just because a learning program is fun doesn’t necessarily mean it’s effective. Unless participants can remember what they learn, training programs are useless.

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7 Considerations when building your Training Strategy for 2017

Your Training Edge

In my previous posts, I have highlighted various innovative concepts and technological advancements to be prevailing in 2017 in corporate learning, training and development industry. E-learning everywhere. Keep in mind the very first consideration i.e. we are living in a digital era where training and learning is heavily becoming electronic. If your organization is also doing the same, be aware it would just not do. Know yourself.

How to Create a 70 20 10 Development Plan for Your Employees

LearnUpon

Does your organization want to encourage employees to take an active part in their own learning and development? Do you aim to foster collaboration within your teams? A 70 20 10 development plan prioritizes on-the-job learning as it accounts for 70% of learning and development.

LinkedIn Becomes A Serious Open Learning Experience Platform

CLO Magazine

LinkedIn has become quite a juggernaut in the corporate learning market. Last time I checked the company had more than 17 million users, 14,000 corporate customers, more than 3,000 courses and was growing at high double-digit rates.