Cost-cutting Training Without Slaying Quality: Startup Hacks

Your Training Edge

If you are a startup owner, or involved with a business that is strapped for cash, and are looking for ways to deliver quality corporate training without burning a hole in your pocket, read on: Have Clear Objectives. When the man hours are reduced, the cost is also naturally reduced.

How Businesses Can Hire Quality Workers

Your Training Edge

However, not all companies have a budget to cover additional employees, especially when you consider the added costs of salaries, training, and health insurance. Luckily, hiring freelancers is a cost-effective option for many businesses.

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Where to get high-quality, low-cost photos for your eLearning projects

Adobe Captivate

While you or your organisation might subscribe to one or several online image libraries such as Getty Images, iStock Photo or even Adobe’s own photo library, in this post I’d like to highlight three low-cost (or even free) photo resources that let you search for and access photos instantly.

How to Reduce eLearning Costs?

eFront

Would you like to reduce eLearning costs? In this complimentary eBook, eLearning Guild members reveal imaginative ways to cut eLearning costs , and share insights on how to optimize your resources to get the job done more efficiently and effectively, without sacrificing quality.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

invest time and money in high-quality video. for a free trial so that your team can test how easy it is. world • Huge savings on IT resources (freeing up budget. training data, you’d have had to pay a variable fee, with the potential for spiraling costs as your business.

Cutting Costs Without Cutting Quality Of Employee Training

Ed App

It is no secret that investing in quality employee training can push the budget. We are here to tell you how to cut costs without cutting the quality of your employee training strategy! We have set out to provide you with 4 of the best ways to boost the quality of your employee training, while cutting costs. It is a no-brainer than online training costs less than seminars and the provision of 40-page documents to every single employee.

How Much Does It Cost to Develop an Online Course?

learnWorlds

But, how much would it cost? But, how much does it cost to create one? Knowing all about the course creation and development costs upfront can help you come up with the right plan to create a course, and deciding on the best price tag for your courses. Business Costs.

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How to Seriously Reduce Compliance Training Costs

Nvolve

How to Seriously Reduce Compliance Training Costs. Looking for the Training Cost Checklist? I see many articles on the subject of reducing training costs. In this post I will indicate whether each cost-saving idea is a tangible, or intangible cost.

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How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

The problem, though, is that it can be difficult to find high quality, informative learning content among a massive sea of choices. Research indicates that the time, effort, and cost to create e-learning courses using authoring tools is exorbitant. Free online courses.

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6 Tips To Cut Online Training Costs With A Rapid eLearning Authoring Tool

eCoach

And does the convenience factor compromise the quality of your deliverable? Let’s look at 6 ways these austerity measures can be implemented so that you can cut online training costs with a rapid eLearning authoring tool. Minimize Your Labor Costs.

Training Budget 101: How to effectively manage your training costs

eFront

But while cutting your training budget can seem like the logical thing to do, stop and think about its long-term implications, as they can far outweigh the immediate costs saved. The average training cost per employee 2016 comes to $1,041.

Corporate Training Costs: Tips That Will Make Them Next to Zero

TalentLMS

What does a vacant position cost? And that’s excluding the lost corporate training costs when the previous employee moved over to the competitor. But there’s a catch: Corporate training costs can be high and off-putting. Cost-effective Assessments.

Reducing the cost of training employees with online training

LearnUpon

Let’s examine the cost-savings and other benefits of conducting online training as part of your learning and development program. How to reduce employee training costs with online learning. There’s travel costs and accommodation for employees and trainers involved too.

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The True Cost of Poor Project Management

ej4 eLearning

of companies complete all the projects they set out to do, and about 1 in 6 projects had a cost overrun of 200% or more. For example, the Project Management Institute (PMI) published its 2016 Pulse of the Profession, the findings of which were based on interviews with 2,500 project managers, directors, and other executives in a position to assess both the cost and the success of various projects. The bigger the project, the more costly such miscommunication becomes.

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The True Cost of Poor Project Management

ej4 eLearning

of companies complete all the projects they set out to do, and about 1 in 6 projects had a cost overrun of 200% or more. For example, the Project Management Institute (PMI) published its 2016 Pulse of the Profession, the findings of which were based on interviews with 2,500 project managers, directors, and other executives in a position to assess both the cost and the success of various projects. The bigger the project, the more costly such miscommunication becomes.

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Free Online Content Provokes Deep Thoughts on the Cost of Learning

CLO Magazine

Whether you want to learn to code, hone your coaching skills or find a fun new way to use Salesforce.com, there is a free online course to teach you. But there is a whole lot of quality learning in between that may be easily accessed for free.

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3 Ways to Avoid Low-Cost LMS Challenges

EthosCE

You won’t sacrifice quality for a lower price, but you are willing to take on extra work if it means significant savings for your organization. That’s why you may be considering a low-cost LMS. A low-cost LMS will often leave software update management and platform security to you.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

The problem, though, is that it can be difficult to find high quality, informative learning content among a massive sea of choices. Research indicates that the time, effort, and cost to create e-learning courses using authoring tools is exorbitant. Free online courses.

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How a Low Cost LMS for CME Costs You More in the Long Run

EthosCE

When it comes to software, however, the difference is that a low cost LMS platform rarely offers the kind of value that you need to support your organization’s goals. As surprising as it is, many low cost LMS platforms offer little or no support to new clients.

Royalty Free Music for eLearning

eFront

Recently a fellow member of the Instructional Design & E-Learning Professionals' Group (14K+ of members) asked " If anyone know of where to find royalty free background music for training? " Download royalty free music! Find a track you like and use it forever at no extra cost.

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Free L&D webinars for March 2020

Limestone Learning

And March is full of such extras — in the form of free webinars. Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 11AM – 12PM PT: Top Design Principles to Develop Frontline Leaders (Free for ATD members) Your frontline leaders form the backbone of your company’s execution strategy.

Let Amazon S3 Do Your Text-to-Speech for Free

Rapid eLearning

Previously we looked at how to create free text-to-speech narration using a free application. The audio quality is decent enough for those who need the text-to-speech audio. The first 5 GB is free and after that, it’s very inexpensive. Free E-Learning Resources.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you know a free e-Learning book that is not included in the list please I will highly appreciate if you write a comment with a link to that book. -- -- CU Online Handbook - University of Colorado Denver (Update 12/06/2010: suggested by PRL ) Do you currently teach online?

Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

If you could use some ideas, there are plenty of free webinars on everything from learning principles to design tips to career management. Emotional intelligence (EI or EQ) is a fundamental part of that competency because it’s linked to quality workplace relationships.

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How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

The problem, though, is that it can be difficult to find high quality, informative learning content among a massive sea of choices. Research indicates that the time, effort, and cost to create e-learning courses using authoring tools is exorbitant. Free online courses.

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Free L&D webinars for September 2019

Limestone Learning

But it’s always worthwhile to make time for learning, and this month there’s a great selection of free webinars to support you in your business goals. Rethinking L&D as to be an agile, adaptable agent of change can move it from cost centre to transformation enabler.

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Paid vs Free LMS: Which one do you need?

TalentLMS

There’s just one hill you need to climb first, and that’s deciding whether to use a free LMS or a paid one. But before you put on your virtual climbing boots and prepare to tackle the pros and cons of free LMS software, let’s explore what ‘free’ really means.

How to Record High Quality Audio for E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

We all recognize the sound of poor quality audio when we hear it. Although I am a big fan of using professionally recorded narration, the cost alone can prevent this from being an option for many people. All it takes is a few simple, cheap, and sometimes free tools and tips.

eLearning On a Budget – A Guide to Cost-Efficient Corporate eLearning

Adobe Captivate

There are a number of organizations that offhandedly dismiss eLearning because (their own words) “It is a costly one-time investment.” If you wish to save money on buying any external media such as stock photos, audio, video or eLearning templates, buy an eLearning authoring tool with a built-in library with lots of high-quality resources. Even if you do require external media, try to use free online resources, which will require some searching, but will save money.

Free Learning

Tony Karrer

Harold Jarche had a great post If learning was free that raises questions that need to be continually asked by learning and development around the issues of Free. How differentiated is the content that we produce from all of the Free Learning that's otherwise available?

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Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

Friday, March 1, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT : Becoming Leadership Fit: Techniques to Build Your Leadership Strength, Flexibility, and Impact (Free for ATD members) Being leadership fit is about operating at your personal best—for you and those you lead.

Case Study: How a gig economy company used EduMe to reduce churn & improve quality

Edume

And businesses benefit from lower costs and a wider pool of talent. But high churn rates and a decline in quality can quickly erode these benefits. Improved quality : 40% of shoppers who completed the EduMe training improved their score by at least 1 point. Improve quality?

Start your eLearning experience with Paradiso Free Learning Management System

Paradiso

The time for you to live the experience is now with our Free Learning Management Systems. The best way to save and learn without complications, rush, travel costs and other delays that involve face-to-face education. Features included in our Free Learning Management System.

LMS for Small Business: Is It Worth the Cost?

KnowledgeAnywhere

There are many SaaS learning management systems out there that can provide a scalable and affordable solution for companies with less than 500 employees that provide a much better alternative to free systems like Moodle. If you’re a small business looking for an online training solution, you probably already do some training already and are looking for a more efficient, cost-effective, and consistent way to deliver training to your workforce. Why an LMS IS worth the cost.

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Free L&D webinars for February 2019

Limestone Learning

Well, the world of learning and development is loving showing you some love, with a bouquet of free webinars on everything from instructional design to performance consulting , plus tons more. “ Nature, heart, love ” by Bea GB is licensed by Pixabay.

Free L&D webinars for December 2018

Limestone Learning

If you’d like some hints about how to manage productivity—not to mention all the latest in learning and development—take a peek under the festive free-webinar tree. Stated more bluntly, what is the cost if they don’t care?

Here’s a Free Text-to-Speech Application for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Occasionally, I get questions on free text-to-speech applications. While there are a number of free text-to-speech applications out there, many have character limits or don’t allow for commercial use. This will save on the cost of do-overs. Free E-Learning Resources.