Think of a Cost-Effective ERP end-user training method Before Cutting off the Training Budget

CommLab India

What would be the first thing to get axed in the cost cutting initiatives of an ERP project? In most cases, it would be the training program. So before cutting off your training budget, you might like to think of a few cost-effective ERP end-user training methods.

The Many Benefits of Incorporating VILT into Your L&D Program


There are many benefits of VILT application, most of which have to do with reducing costs and improving learning outcomes. Here are the top benefits of applying virtual instructor-led training to your organization: Reduced Costs. Lost Time – One common overlooked cost associated with training is the time employees and managers lose while traveling to and from live, in-person training events.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

A ‘low-cost’ LMS starts at an average of $58K. Web conferencing services like DimDim now offer the equivalent of WebEx. Because it’s open source, there are no licensing costs. Talented individuals who can program like hell and believe in the open source philosophy. Time will tell whether the software had anything to to with the program and learners' success.

Foster Training Success By Extended Enterprise LMS


To ensure the optimal performance of this pool of extended enterprise , it is essential to provide tailored e-learning training programs to them. Extended e-learning programs are organized for those who work outside the organization.

8 Things To Follow While Implementing Blended Learning Via An LMS

Upside Learning

Whether you have been managing disparate training programs via an LMS or have been doing it the traditional way and are now looking at adopting an LMS for managing blended learning, the 8 things mentioned below will help you to smoothly bring in blended learning in your L&D plan.



It is an empowering, versatile and economical CRM solution, useful for executing marketing programs, growing sales, retaining customers and so on. . WEBEX. Webex integrations can propel your LMS to the next level.

Reformat your training sessions to increase their impact


GoToTraining, WebEx, and Adobe Connect all record live sessions to video formats, such as mp4. My advice is to balance convenience and cost. Instead you could buy a decent microphone, at a cheap cost, for best results.

The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

A ‘low-cost’ LMS starts at an average of $58K. Web conferencing services like DimDim now offer the equivalent of WebEx. Because it’s open source, there are no licensing costs. Talented individuals who can program like hell and believe in the open source philosophy. Richard Nantel of Brandon Hall recently posted about average LMS prices. That’s the low price. Which is still a whole LOT of money.

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The Only Time You Should Deliver Mediocre eLearning

eLearning Architect

Organisations can be hesitant to invest in an eLearning program until they have some proof that it will ultimately deliver a return on investment. Or maybe your program is already up and running, but you are struggling to keep up with the ever-increasing demands for fresh, new content.

5 Free Learning Management Tools to Administer Your Online Training

CommLab India

His boss recently told him that the training budget for the new fiscal has been cut by 20%, as part of the company’s drive to reduce costs. However, many companies are also using this application to manage their online learning programs. Seamless integration with GoToMeeting and WebEx.

LearnTrends: Extending Learning to the Edges of Organizations

Experiencing eLearning

10% learn & develop through structured courses & programs. Teleplace VW is about cost reduction in travel. They expect some people to record videos, but also asking people to record WebEx sessions and share those. Live blogged notes from Extending Learning to the Edges of Organizations with Charles Jennings & Andy McGovern. My side comments are in italics.

8 Scary and Uncomfortable Reasons for the Growth of Virtual Worlds

Kapp Notes

Cost Cutting With the recent economic meltdown, even organizations that aren't in dire straights have put the breaks on travel. Organizations are scrutinizing expenses and travel is always a glaring cost that seems, on the surface, a no-brainer to cut. Technology as the Solution In some cases, the learning and development professionals of the organization don't want to take a hard look at the effectiveness of their programs. S top, proceed with caution.

Climb your company to the top with Paradiso Enterprise Training Management System


The implementation of an Enterprise Training Management System will provide you a level of detail that the training programs inside your company will be carried out in less time and with excellent quality. It manages your entire training organization programs in one single place.

The Top 5 Free Learning Management Platforms

CommLab India

Recently, his boss informed him that the training budget for the new year has been slashed by 15%, as part of the company’s cost-cutting measures. However, the number of training programs planned for the year has been increased by 10%.

Moving to the Virtual Classroom: A Trainer’s Roadmap to Success with Cindy Huggett #ASTDTK12

Learning Visions

She wrote the book: Virtual Training Basics Two types of virtual training: webinar vs. classroom One def of virtual training: “an online synchronous instructor led class with participants in dispersed locations, that uses a virtual classroom software program” vILT (virtual instructor led) Step #1: Clarify definitions and expectations. Cool: Cindy’s using Poll Everywhere right now – 35% of participants using WebEx]. My live notes from Cindy Huggett’s @cindyhugg session at ASTD TK12.

Collaborating for greater success

Learning Wire

As we discuss in Chapter 4, telling people what’s at stake in a training program is essential. Ask line managers to talk about the context of the training and explain why the program is so important. The most active communities sometimes continue to function when the program is over.

Our Top 10 Learning Tools 2009

Upside Learning

It produces output in high-quality videos for DVD formats, streaming videos (web), and also for mobile devices used for video-based training programs. UpsideRapid: This is our proprietary rapid authoring tool , a Flash and XML framework we use for developing lower level courses quickly and cost effectively. Webex/AdobeConnectPro: These make desktop sharing and synchronous presentations a breeze, and are very effective for product demonstrations and webinars.

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LMS Integration:  The Learning Ecosystem

Talented Learning

This is probably the least attractive option due to cost, but necessary with complex integrations. Integrate a CRM and a LMS together and you have the most measurable training program in history.

Anders Gronstedt Discusses How to Lead Learning Sessions in Virtual Worlds

Kapp Notes

For those of you who don’t know, Anders Gronstedt ( is president of the Gronstedt Group , which custom develops immersive learning programs for Fortune 500 clients, and host of “Train for Success,” a weekly Second Life speaking series that has been ongoing for several years. Competencies in leading virtual worlds learning programs. You might as well use WebEx.

2013 Innovation — Division 1

CLO Magazine

GOLD: Kate Day, Global Director, Business Development, Cisco Sales Associates Program, Partner Sales Academy, Cisco Systems Cisco Systems lives up to its image as an Internet powerhouse with its new program to onboard sales associates. The company replaced a residential onboarding program with a virtual program that spans 35 countries, uses Cisco’s own WebEx technology, fosters global collaboration and weaves in employee performance management.

RIP Old LMS… Say Hello to the Next-Gen LMS


Learners, tutors and clients can easily access the training programs from tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices. This serves as the most cost-effective option, because deployment happens rapidly and at a fraction of the cost incurred while building courses from scratch.

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How to use an LMS for product training


Product training may be used to onboard new customers, demonstrate product use, update customers on product enhancements or to create certification programs. reduced customer support costs.

Train your team online: Boost workplace productivity with group learning strategies


While group learning is an excellent way to increase employee collaboration skills, it’s also rather difficult and costly to arrange in a traditional classroom-based training setting.

LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 2

E-Learning Provocateur

The implementation of web conferencing has not only reduced travel costs significantly for the order, but has also given each member a voice that they otherwise would not have had.

How to Implement an LMS Successfully?


Defining and measuring success can take some time and it may well evolve over time as your learning program grows. It can be a difficult question to answer and will be largely influenced by factors such as cost, time and how interactive you want your content to be.

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Essential LMS Integrations You Need for Better eLearning


Some of the benefits SSO provides include reduced risk, a decline in password fatigue, and reduced IT costs. Why you should integrate: This integration will help to increase training program adoption, while also boosting the regular use of your LMS. Webex.

Continuing Education Providers: What’s Your Recipe for LMS Success?

Talented Learning

Many integrations are now automated – provided as LMS features – including data sharing with popular applications such as Abila netFORUM , iMIS , Salesforce , Zoom , WebEx , Shopify , Marketo , Freshbooks , WordPress , Twitter , ZenDesk and more.

Capitalize on Blended Learning to Deliver Top Notch ERP End-user Training

CommLab India

This blog explains how a blended learning approach can forge a winning ERP end-user training program for your employees. However, these will eat away your precious time and costs, and besides, the communication may not be consistent at all times.

LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 1

E-Learning Provocateur

How to capture evaluation data to prevent costly e-learning deployment failures: Susan Pepper, Managing Director of the ROI Institute of Australia , reinforced the need for rigorous evaluation to ensure the success of e‑learning.

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In the modern world of eLearning, OpenSesame is a leading SCORM compatible eLearning content provider, or, in Ali Baba terms, a treasure vault of high quality courses you can purchase and deploy in minutes, saving time and effort and reducing costs. As you’d expect, eFrontPro covers your needs here too, by offering native support for the industry leading (Cisco’s) Webex and (Open Source) BigBlueButton conference tools. They say that no man is an island.

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University Partners With Businesses to Improve Education

CLO Magazine

SJSU will make Cisco Show and Share and TelePresence available at no cost to all students, faculty and staff within the next 18 months. SJSU has brought Cisco WebEx Web conferencing to the campus community. WebEx provides access to live lectures inside the next-generation classrooms and beyond, anytime and anywhere faculty members and students connect using cameras on their own computers.

eLearning Engagement: A Formula for Success


When it comes to delivering great training programs learner engagement doesn’t happen by chance. With regular communication, you can weave training programs into your company’s culture. Providing clear and concise information on training programs and the LMS helps.

Selecting a Learning “Operations” System for your Training Business


Perhaps due to low cost and current basic requirements, you may decide to consider an Event Management platform (e.g. But managing those vouchers and keeping track of who holds them, what they are used for and how much is spent can also be time consuming, resource intensive and costly.

Creating an e-learning strategy that works

eLearning 24-7

You always have goals in mind, and they can change as you move forward with your program). Best of all, there are plenty of solid ones out there, that are less expensive than say WebEx or GoToMeeting. Who will be involved in the e-learning program? If you have a team and all of them are involved you should calculate the cost – yes, your team becomes a number. E-Learning costs money. . The Conversation.

Iron Mountain Sentinels: Certified Peer Coaches

CLO Magazine

Henry’s team devised a new strategy: instead of supervisors, let credentialed front-line employees teach new hires, and the Sentinel Certified Coach peer training program was born. After the Sentinel program was implemented, scanning errors declined from about 15,000 to 20,000 a week in December 2011 to about 3,000 in July 2013. Claims costs went down another $2.5 million in 2012, and as of September 2013, costs were down another $1.7