More on Re-evaluating Evaluation – Jack Phillips and ROI

Dashe & Thomson

I just realized that I haven’t included a single word about Jack Phillips , who introduced Return on Investment (ROI) as Level 5 to Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Evaluation. Years later, I realized that she had skipped Kirkpatrick’s Level 4: Results and substituted Phillips’ ROI.

ROI Goes to School and Church

CLO Magazine

When you think about ROI, you likely think of businesses and service organizations. The Phillips ROI Methodology is a 10-step process organizations can use to show the value of programs and initiatives. Phillips, Ph.D., Phillips, Ph.D.,

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How do you measure how training creates value? – The 7 learning principles

Learning Wire

The Kirkpatrick/Phillips model shows us how and why to assess training outcomes. Instead of a set of data, it involves a chain of measurable proofs of benefit, as shown in the Kirkpatrick/Phillips pyramid. Phillips, 2006). Phillips J, Pulliam Phillips P.

Learning for Leaders: 3 Tips for Your eLearning Coaching Courses

eLearning Brothers

Having good coaching skills and encouraging others to foster leadership traits within themselves creates a culture of self-motivated and persuasive minds, allowing for creativity and hard work on the scale of an entire company.

Access spins off simulations activity to Unicorn founder

Unicorn Training

part of the Access Group, Unicorn’s founder, Peter Phillips, has reached an agreement to acquire the simulations activity, which will now operate as Unicorn Simulations Ltd, and where he will be the CEO. With Unicorn now a.

3 Questions to Ask When Picking a Learning Management System


Service providers usually cap the amount of users an LMS may host and once that cap is exceeded, clients are charged an additional fee for each user. Two of the most important financial questions to ask service providers during your LMS search is “do you charge per-user fees?” Asking the right questions is key to moving the LMS implementation process forward, creating momentum within a company, and building a sense of anticipation in your workforce. Phillips, Jack J.

Innovation and the CLO

CLO Magazine

Phillips is chairman and Patti P. Phillips is president and CEO of the ROI Institute. All of this creates the need to show more results in a timely manner. Jack J. Innovation is everywhere, in every type of organization and in every part of the world.

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We're pleased to announce another record year for us!

Unicorn Training

12 months earlier – for the financial year 2016-17, a period in which new strategic partnerships with specialist content developers MicroLearn and Video Arts were secured and we also opened our new Brighton officeAn award-winning yearWe have remained free from the short-term demands of the City or private equity investors which has been an important factor in our sustained growth, enabling us to plan long term and reinvest profits in product improvement and services to meet our customer needs.

News: Unicorn Training Acquires Top Games Company

Unicorn Training

Unicorn bring scale and financial strength and open up a new revenue stream for Amuzo while enabling us to continue to grow our core business of creating great games.

Raspberry Thursday As Unicorn Mark's 25th Year With Rebrand

Unicorn Training

[caption id="attachment_2373" align="alignleft" width="225"] CEO, Peter Phillips, celebrates Unicorn's new look[/caption] We've come a long way since the days of floppy disks and giant pixels – leading international eLearning company, Unicorn Training, ushered in our 25th Birthday year with a funky new facelift and party at our Bournemouth HQ today (Thursday 10 January). Unicorn have been at the forefront of online learning solutions for the financial services industry since 1988.

Building a Better Working World

CLO Magazine

At the heart of this strategy is having the highest-performing teams provide exceptional client service worldwide. From left: Simon Berridge, Jan Cannon-Bowers, Christiana Zidwick, Brenda Sugrue, Eric Ellefsen, Shawn Phillips.


Dashe & Thomson

If you live and work in a country that has reliable internet service, a desktop on every desk-top, and an educated, tech-savvy workforce, you don’t need to think outside the box. In my last post I briefly mentioned my skepticism about the demand for mobile learning in the workplace.

6 steps to make your authoring tool implementation a success


Or, you might be moving into the digital world from face-to-face training, and need a tool that helps you create interactive experiences. Professional services for expert coaching and consultancy. Phillip Wiedower — Senior Account Executive at Origami Risk LLC.

News: Game On As Unicorn And Amuzo Partner To Take Learning To Next Level

Unicorn Training

Peter Phillips, Unicorn Training CEO, said: “We have always been committed to action learning. Amuzo are World Class game developers and publishers with priceless experience of creating and developing some of the most iconic games of the last 15 years within their team.

Motivation & Gamification

Clark Quinn

conference (well-done, Phillip, Julie, & Leah) was held in conjunction with The Motivation Show, a large conference (dwarfing our little group) and Expo on incentive and recognition programs. Look, there are product and service designers working to come out with new and better products that better serve the market, and increase sales. The initial Learning 3.0

Setting the right scene for learning

Unicorn Training

have long applied these principles in our business simulations, and are now increasingly able to create context rich bespoke and off-the-shelf eLearning courses. At the start of this year we launched a new style ‘immersive learning’ course for Volkswagen Financial Services (VWFS), who were introducing a new financial product to their network of over 500 dealerships and distributors across the UK. Unicorn chairman Peter Phillips explains all to Unicorn Training TV

A Day in the Life of a Learning Objective

CLO Magazine

It’s at the center of the instructional systems design process, which is a core part of the way learning practitioners create courses. Next, the role requirements need to be defined in order to create new positions, add capabilities to existing responsibilities or do a combination of both.

Putting learning at the heart of talent strategy

Leo Learning

It follows that, in order to attract the talented learners they need, employers will need to create and embrace a culture of learning 7 by: Investing in L&D programmes and modern technologies. And they can create and share their own learning content with colleagues.

Free L&D webinars for October 2019

Limestone Learning

Join Patti Phillips, CEO of ROI Institute, and Katharine Aldana, Learning and Development Design Manager for Verizon, as they demonstrate how you can show the impact and ROI of your leadership development programs. But how do you create a compelling story out of a few memories and anecdotes?

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NEWS: Sam's Joy at International Design Award

Unicorn Training

Unicorn's Sam Yates was praised for creating a "realistic and immersive learning environment" as she was announced as the winner of the LINGOs 2014 Global Giveback Competition at The eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions Conference and Expo in Orlando, Florida on Thursday 20 March. Sam created a course for Last Mile Learning and The Nature Conservancy titled 'Influencing Without Authority'.

Reflections on Learning Solutions Conference 2014 (Part 2)

Unicorn Training

Fresh back from sunny Orlando, Unicorn CEO Peter Phillips reflects on the key themes of LS Con 14. Andy referred to a couple of early limited case studies including one in the UK National Health Service. For LMS platforms the implications include single sign-on data links with other BI systems, the potential to create personal or role based learning pathways, and more meaningful, outcome based reporting.


Getting the Best Out Of Your eLearning Content

Unicorn Training

Unicorn’s first ever SkillsServe User Forum – ‘Getting the Best Out Of Your eLearning Content’ – got a big thumbs up from around 40 delegates representing all sectors across the financial services industry in London yesterday (Thursday 17 November).The There are ways of creating and delivering content that we just couldn’t do three or four years ago. It comes with a set of pre-made templates making it very quick and easy to create/edit eLearning.

A Review of the Elearnity 9-Grid

Unicorn Training

In the first of a series looking at published research findings and statistics in the e-learning space, Peter Phillips takes a look at the Elearnity 9-Grid™ True Grid? Or is it the potential of the product or service to deliver added value features?

Mobile learning - where's it really at? The debate!

Unicorn Training

But just how much of a priority is it for L&D departments in financial services? caption id="attachment_2459" align="alignleft" width="300"] (l-r) Mark Jones, Peter Phillips, Richard Hyde, Adrian Jones[/caption] Chaired by Unicorn Director Mark Jones, on the panel were Peter Phillips (Unicorn CEO), Richard Hyde (Director, Mind Click) and Adrian Jones (Elearnity Principal Analyst). Everyone’s talking about mobile.

What is stopping companies from measuring learning: Skillsets, datasets, toolsets or mindsets?


By adapting our language and perspective to integrate terms like traffic, bounce rate, conversion, time on site and social sharing into an L&D context, we create a dynamic system that uses data to drive smarter decision-making and draw on accurate metrics for more actionable insights.

Unicorn Client Day - LIVE BLOG

Unicorn Training

eCreator session Laura & Sam walking through creating a course. Create a welcome screen. Towry - create forms, everyone has access to it and key individuals have access to forms. Upload and create own forms. For Hiscox 10 diff templates created over 130 modules.

Why are there so few eLearning millionaires?

Unicorn Training

In this extract from a blog article, first published in Elearning Age in 2013, Peter Phillips looks at the commercial development of bespoke eLearning, and its growth from a small fragmented cottage industry into today’s much larger fragmented cottage industry. Now anyone can create on-line learning.

Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

Show you how to leverage Kirkpatrick’s model of assessment and create a targeted strategy around level three and four assessments. Instead, join this webinar to discover four simple fixes to create powerful presentations when you’re under a time crunch.

Free L&D webinars for October 2018

Limestone Learning

In fact, a recent Technology Services Industry Association research report found that 68% of trained customers use the product more often than those who are not trained. Learn how learning and development professionals can support business leaders in creating agile and nimble organizations.

Top 5 Talking Points from 2013 #LSCon

Unicorn Training

In the second of a two-part blog reflecting on Learning Solutions Conference and Expo 2013 Unicorn CEO, Peter Phillips, looks at the five hottest conference issues - mobile, Tin Can, authoring tools, what's next for the LMS and could websites be the new LMSs? Some argued “create Apps to get round the corporate firewall issues” others that Apps are less secure as the content resides on the device. What does the future hold for learning?

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Product Review: BlueVolt

eLearning 24-7

This format is common when people create effective user guides or QRCs for training, even a navigation guide for online courses. Under the actions area – edit groups, add or remove groups, edit roles, create users in group, create user, choose another dashboard, e-mail dashboard.

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

Create a strategy to invest in yourself. In this session drawn from his book Care Like a Mouse: The Key to Disney Quality Service (Theme Park Press, January 2018), Lenn Millbower, The Mouse Man™, shares Disney-inspired TEAM techniques for meeting your castomer needs.

BLOG: #UTGForum updates

Unicorn Training

MORNING!So So we're back at King's Place for our annual Client Day and this is where you can follow all the updates from the day.Here's what's going on.Be sure to follow us on Twitter #UTGForum all day too.Right off to get some coffee.Room filling up nicely!