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New White Paper: Training In Troubled Times

Upside Learning

During slowdowns or recessions, most organizations look for ways to cut costs. Cost cutting exercises during a recession often involve changes to organizational processes and tasks. The paper goes on to present some points to keep in mind while setting up an effective L&D solution.

Justifying eLearning: ROI and Key Metrics


Justifying eLearning: ROI and Key Metrics. Like any other cost center in the company, L&D department has to show that it delivers real benefit to an organization. Find some effective eLearning ROI calculating methods, key metrics, calculators, and templates in this article.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Years ago a start-up commissioned me to write a white paper that would help put them on the map. I wrote the paper that follows. The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. Informal learning is effective because it is personal.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (4)

Jay Cross

Relationships between departments are collaborative and effective. ? Assessing the cost/benefit of experiential learning is like asking for a cost/benefit of your telephone connections. More effective supply chain. Fourth post in a series.

What is Competency Management and Why Do You Need It?


Competency management improves the impact and cost-effectiveness of your training, ensuring that your employees are spending their time on improving the skills that make a difference. RELATED BLOGS AND WHITE PAPERS. We talk a lot about competency management at Avilar.

Upcoming Webinar: Developing a Compelling Strategy for Your Education Business

Web Courseworks

If the organization’s education strategy focuses on its products as means to improving the industry or profession the association serves, then the success metrics need to plumb performance improvement of the people working in that industry or profession.

5 Tips for Improving SaaS Customer Retention Rates


In fact, acquiring a new customer can cost as much as five times more than keeping an existing customer, and that’s only the beginning. Other training metrics that you should consider include answering the following questions: How often does a well-trained customer renew a subscription?

3 biggest flaws with the LMS and why it doesn’t make your employees better on-the-job performers


There’s a lot of “wasted learning” taking place and it’s costing organizations millions of dollars every year. If you want to see a bit more science behind this, I encourage you to read this white paper.

The Future of Learning: How to Deliver Tomorrow’s Great Learning Experiences Today


As we move to bite-size learning, it’s our role to make sure that subject matter experts can create learning nuggets rapidly and at low cost , and ensure learners have these resources at their fingertips.

Banishing Evaluation Fears

CLO Magazine

Countless articles, white papers and programs address this issue and provide solutions that range from simple to complicated. Generally, this results in continual budget slashing and other cost-cutting measures. Training will likely only be one part of an effective program plan.

How to Craft Laser-Focused Marketing Goals

General Assembly

The following is an adapted excerpt from Campaign Essentials , an exclusive white paper that will help you focus, plan, execute, and optimize your marketing efforts. The vast range of opportunities to reach and galvanize audiences makes for more effective marketing campaigns?—?but

Getting Buy-In for eLearning: A 3-Step Process

SHIFT eLearning

Cost-effectiveness: eLearning effectively reduces both training time and cost of staff needed during the course of training. It immediately eliminates direct delivery costs including transportation, accommodation, printing time and distribution.

3 biggest flaws with the LMS and why it doesn’t make your employees better on-the-job performers


There’s a lot of “wasted learning” taking place and it’s costing organizations millions of dollars every year. The LMS also enabled the academic institution to provide a virtual classroom experience that closely mirrored the physical one and, to its credit, was an effective answer to the isolated distance learning experience of the past. If you want to see a bit more science behind this, I encourage you to read this white paper.

How Authentic Is Your Leadership Development?

CLO Magazine

However, contemporary leaders who openly embrace conscious and authentic leadership styles such as Kevin Wilde, chief learning officer at General Mills, Jeff Weiner, CEO at LinkedIn, and Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer at Facebook, are re-envisioning effective principles developed by forerunners such as Bill George, formerly of Medtronic, and Daniel Goleman, father of the emotional intelligence theory.

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

The objective of this white paper is to provide guidance related to the planning of e-learning solutions as well as to present a survey of the many instructional and technological building blocks that should be considered as part of your solution. Skillfully blending these elements together will ultimately give you the most effective training and the best results for your company. This translates to quantifying the costs and the benefits of the training.

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

This is due to game mechanics being an effective way to teach today’s learners, resulting in higher motivation and desire to complete training. The critical metrics for linking sales enablement to desired business outcomes, and growing your budget over time.

Free learning & development webinars for March 2017

Limestone Learning

Plus, you’ll discover how you can effectively measure the business impact of your LMS solution, and receive actionable tips to help you maximize the value from your LMS investment. It can be time-consuming, frustrating, and costly.

2017 Talented Learning LMS Awards: Best of the Best

Talented Learning

In fact, there is no cost to participate and no way vendors can influence the outcome directly. The most effective interfaces resemble a social media environment, or fit-in seamlessly with the overall digital customer experience.