E-learning Translation – Should You Localize or Internationalize?

CommLab India

So, instead of trying to localize the e-learning courses, internationalize them. What is Localization? Localization, which is sometimes written as l10n , refers to the process of making a product specific to a region. What is Internationalization?

eLearning Localization – Details to Consider


One of the keys to boost your eLearning courses, regardless of whether they are part of a company training or meant for college students, is to localize them. It means to adapt it to the target audience by taking into account the locale specifications.

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Staff Education Challenges for Global Business

Your Training Edge

Global expansion is a strategic objective for many businesses and a reality for others. Here arise the challenges associated with the global workforce management, with staff education and training as the key one. Staff Education Challenges are Leading to Global Training Need.

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Global Leadership Development (GLD): Distance

Your Training Edge

Leadership development, like traditional training and development, faces traditional challenges such as distance, culture, diversity, design and delivery methods, along with budgets and workforces. If you are a local organization, you probably won’t deal with distance.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

LinkedIn Learning (2017), ‘How to Overcome Top Challenges to Advance your Learning Culture’ 3 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. also be able to easily ‘localize’ each language. for organizations working globally, but. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

GLD 3: Creating a Global Bench

Your Training Edge

After dealing with the challenges of distance and culture, the next challenge for global leadership development is how to create a leadership bench or pool that is truly global in scope. How can you prepare these groups for the mobility of a global bench?

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Invest in Human Capital Transformation for Global Outreach

InfoPro Learning

They can be solved by investing in human capital transformation to train the new global workforce. Many organizations are not able to find local talent to fill essential roles at their organizations. This has been one of the largest contributing factors to the growing global workforce.

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Tight Cultures and Loose Cultures

CLO Magazine

an American executive responsible for his multinational company’s Asia operations, sought a local partner for a major business enterprise in India. It is because Americans come from a loose culture and Indian and Chinese leaders come from tight cultures. Cultural Differences.

Global LMS Functionality: Do You Speak the Language?

Talented Learning

Global LMS — What does that term mean to you? At its most basic level, a global LMS delivers learning content in English (or another single language) to all of its users, anywhere in the world. They sell to global companies headquartered primarily in the U.S.

Is your global learning strategy truly global?

CLO Magazine

My first experience leading a global learning program was in Paris for a high-tech firm. My part involved discussing the importance of culture and values in the newly acquired company. and Germany about culture? I realized that a global learning strategy is highly complicated. At present, my team and I are creating a global learning strategy. Explicitly including words such as global, multinational or international guides the intention of geographic inclusivity.

Global Learning Platforms: Top 10 LMS Buying Challenges

Talented Learning

Every LMS buyer faces challenges, but global LMS buyers have the roughest road of all. Why Is It So Tough to Choose a Global LMS? Keep in mind that with the rise of the cloud LMS and machine “translation”, almost all learning platform providers claim they are global.

Tight Cultures and Loose Cultures

CLO Magazine

an American executive responsible for his multinational company’s Asia operations, sought a local partner for a major business enterprise in India. It is because Americans come from a loose culture and Indian and Chinese leaders come from tight cultures. Cultural Differences.

Why Your Organization Needs a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

A learning culture is a community of workers continuously and collectively seeking performance improvement through new knowledge, new skills, and new applications of knowledge and skills to achieve the goals of the organization.

Benefits of eLearning Content Localization


With a large number of companies acquiring a global footprint, a greater number of employees work from dispersed locations. This is where content Localization comes in. What is eLearning Localization? Things To Remember While Undertaking eLearning Localization.

9 Travel Tips: How to be a Good Global Traveler

Your Training Edge

Then there is the culture shock that you’ll have to deal with when touring foreign destinations. Well, follow these 10 simple tips to become a good global traveler. If traveling isn’t your priority, you will never be a good global traveler. Leverage the locals’ hospitality.

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The Vital Role of Culture in Training Localization

CommLab India

Multinational organizations need to take the diverse cultures and values of employees into account when training their multilingual workforce. This process is best known as training localization. Culture – What Is It? The Importance of Culture in Training Localization.

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6 Best Practices of E-learning Content Localization

CommLab India

of the global Internet-using population. As the Internet becomes increasingly multilingual, companies are compelled to translate and localize their online content, and web-based learning materials are no exception. Tip # 1: Understand the Target Audience and Their Culture.

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Are You Developing Global Leaders?

CLO Magazine

To remain competitive in a global economy, organizations must determine the best way to position their business and people for success; that requires strong global leadership. The Problem with Global Leadership. Advances in technology have hastened globalization.

Experiential Learning Through Cultural Immersion

CLO Magazine

What We Can Learn From Cultural Awareness . Cultural awareness is a familiar term in global companies. One of the key ingredients behind success in cultural awareness is exposure. Designing Cultural Immersion Initiatives.

L&D, as global as possible, as local as necessary – finding beauty in the balance

Learning Wire

In today’s globalizing business environment it is a risk for the L&D function to hang-on to traditional structures and remain focused on the local business and workplace. Efficiency – cost saving at global level. Increase of local costs (short-term). Global control.

Cross-Cultural Leadership Skills Are Not What You Think

CLO Magazine

When I started coaching Chris in a challenging overseas post, he realized he had become the “quick-fix guy” to laggard branches globally. But understanding a place’s culture wouldn’t secure success in leadership even if it were possible.

Go Global by Thinking Local: Delivering Online Training Courses in Multiple Languages


So, it’s a natural leap to use this same learning vehicle to expand your company’s global reach by delivering your online training in multiple languages. But the trick to growing globally is thinking locally. Go Local. Localize—don’t translate.

Challenges and Solutions of creating e-Learning Solutions for an Enterprise-Wide Global Audience


According to a popular research, the global e-learning market is growing at the rate of 15.06 Global e-learning programs can help companies drastically cut travel and employees’ training costs, as well as improve efficiency while retaining a uniform international company culture.

Localizing eLearning Content Is Just As Important As Globalizing A Brand

eLearning Industry

Globalization has provided the opportunity for many countries to expand their products or services into new countries and cultures. Learn how to avoid costly mistakes when localizing Learning and Development content for a global audience. Corporate eLearning eLearning Localization eLearning Localization Benefits eLearning Translation eLearning Translation Best Practices

The challenges of training global workers

Sponge UK

Large businesses routinely operate across borders and they need training that can adapt to the different cultures and environments that their staff are part of. Localising elearning Localisation is the process of adapting content to fit a local area.

5 Best Practices for Localization of Training


Quality localization of training often proves difficult for global companies. Yet as globalization continues and companies expand across countries, languages and cultures, its importance cannot be understated. To retain consistency of the brand image, the quality of products and services, and employee engagement and productivity , the localization of training is a necessity. Start with localization in mind. Create cultural avatars.

E-Learning Localization – It’s All About the Details


One of the keys to boost your e-learning courses, regardless of whether they are part of a company training or meant for college students, is to localize them. It means to adapt it to the target audience by taking into account the locale specifications.

Cultural Immersion Resources

CLO Magazine

For organizations that don’t have the time or resources to build their own in-house cultural immersion initiatives, there are many for-profit and nonprofit organizations that offer programs and experiences geared at achieving the same outcomes in which employees and teams can enroll.

7 Factors to Consider for Large Scale eLearning Content Localization

Hurix Digital

To remain relevant in the global market, it is imperative to keep up with emerging trends. One such trend is eLearning content localization. We live in a world where culture is valued more than ever at the workplace. What is eLearning Content Localization?

Localization: Training & Development in Chile

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

So, this week let's head down south and enjoy the warm weather of a Chilean summer as we explore some common cultural facts about Chileans and their expectations when it comes to training and development.  Contact  Jen  at  Carmazzi Global Solutions.

Creating a Culture-Agnostic Online Course for Your Global Workforce

CommLab India

Well, you need to focus on a vital aspect – making the online course culture-neutral. Why is it important to develop a culture-neutral e-learning course? Various studies show that the cultural background of a person affects the way he learns.

Localisation for a Global Approach


Working with our clients across five continents has reinforced the importance of creating targeted courses to suit local demands. Translation is the backbone of localisation however there are further steps to take to adapt to local needs.

Localization: Training & Development in Colombia

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Let's explore some common cultural facts about Colombians and their expectations when it comes to training and development. Test your knowledge of Colombian culture with the Fun-Fact questions below: What is the difference between Colombia and Columbia? Localization training

Localization: Writing for Translation

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Try and use location and cultural neutral images. This includes ambiguous ethnicity for people and locales that can relate to many countries or areas. If you would like to learn best practices for managing translation projects, contact Jen at Carmazzi Global Solutions. Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite eLearning ePub Help Authoring Localization mLearning Technical Communications Technology training by Jen Weaver.

Localization: Training & Development in Australia

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When we're talking about expanding your global client-base, knowing specific details about the culture, customs, preferences and traditions of your target market can have a profound impact on the effectiveness of your eLearning materials. Let's explore some of the common cultural facts about Australians and their expectations when it comes to training and development. Test your General knowledge of Australian Culture: Christmas falls in what season in Australia?

eLearning Localization – The Next Big Trend in Employee Training 

Hurix Digital

With technology making the world a more close-knit community and a large number of companies acquiring a global footprint, eLearning localization has become a pressing need to maintain the effectiveness of training programs. That’s where eLearning localization plays a crucial role.

Localization: Training & Development in Norway

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jen Weaver      As we make our way towards Scandinavia, let's explore some common cultural facts about Norwegians and their expectations when it comes to Training & Development.    Test your knowledge of Norwegian Culture. Quick Tips for Training & Development in Norway 1 : As members of the least punctual culture in northern Europe, Norwegians often run 10 to 15 minutes late for appointments.