Top 4 Problems with Diversity Training and How to Fix Them

KnowledgeCity

Diversity is a buzzword that seems to be everywhere these days. But, do we really understand what it means in the workplace? Everyone says they want a diverse work environment, and companies understand diversity can provide numerous benefits. There is also the issue of lawsuits as more employees seek justice in discrimination suits that cost companies millions of dollars every year. What is Diversity? How Does Diversity Training Fit?

5 moves that actually increase diversity, equity and inclusion

CLO Magazine

Since the protests over the police killing of George Floyd, companies are looking for ways to combat racial bias and discrimination at work. The stats are jarring. Diversity training is often the go-to after a diversity PR disaster.

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3 Tips for Effective Title IX Compliance Training

KnowledgeCity

When it comes to Title IX compliance, you need training that doesn’t just concentrate on what Title IX is. It’s critical to know what steps to take and how to take them for issues that necessitate further investigation. Title IX is part of the Educational Amendments of 1972. The regulatory provision also holds schools accountable for off-campus incidents and even those that involve people who are not current students. Training is only the first step.

5 Tips For Amazing, Age-Diverse, Online Training

TalentLMS

Personalized online training experiences are powerful and allow you to build a meaningful connection with your audience. Making your online training course relatable can be challenging, but doubly so for multigenerational workforces. The question is, can you really create online training that caters to everyone’s needs? How To Make Online Training More Relatable For Your Multigenerational Workforce. Understand How Generations Learn.

How to Fill Soft Skills Gap while Onboarding

Tesseract Learning

A new employee brings to the table varied technical know-how. However, soft skills are an area where a new employee may require training. In this blog, we will look at how to fill the soft skills gap while onboarding a new employee. The change in the work environment from point A to point B makes it difficult for them to integrate. For college students, the change is drastic. The Soft Skills Challenge. Blended Learning is the Way.

Do You Know Where Your 2019 elearning Budget Should Go?

Enyota Learning

It’s that time of the year when everybody who is an HR manager starts planning their eLearning budgets for 2019. Most organizations today are focused on maximizing employee performance, and eLearning has risen in strategic importance to help them make optimal use of this most valuable asset. They turn to eLearning for the immense scope of application, cost-effectiveness, and customization capabilities. can make sales training programs highly effective.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Inclusion and diversity are imperatives in today’s workplace. For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. .

How to Leverage Your AA Metrics Toward Corporate Diversity Goals

KZO Innovations

This Affirmity blog post looks at how Compliance and Diversity teams can leverage AA metrics to meet organizational diversity goals. The Diversity & Inclusion and Affirmative Action Compliance worlds have experienced different phases and speed of growth of their tools and metrics over their respective evolutions. Both teams benefited tremendously from the advancement of tools, which then facilitated the slicing and dicing of data and optimized reporting.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Inclusion and diversity are imperatives in today’s workplace. For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. .

Bridging the Generational Gap in Your Workplace

Everwise

Thus, for the first time in history, there are five generations active in the U.S. Born from 1977-1997 , Millennials are possibly the most notorious, dominating the news cycle as writers debate back and forth how entitled, frugal, and lazy (or not) they really are. No matter what, combined with Generation Z or 2020 (born after about 1997), they are projected to make up the majority of the work force within ten years.

Diversity: the modern business risk that no one sees

Eukleia

In this blog post, Diversity and Inclusivity expert Joanna Abeyie explores how a lack of diversity in the workplace presents a serious business risk. From knowing your customer to reducing business risk by 30%, the case is compelling. We say that diversity is a hidden risk as it isn’t always immediately obvious at first glance. Processes that have existed and have seemingly been effective for a long time may seem fine. Diversity in practice.

Equality and diversity in the workplace: understanding the business risk

Eukleia

The business case for equality and diversity in the workplace is compelling and goes far beyond the common misconception that it is simply about fairness. In this blog post, diversity and inclusion expert Joanna Abeyie explains how a lack of diversity can present operational risks to businesses in ways that may not seem immediately obvious. But the fallout can be far more deep-rooted and impactful on an organisation than either of these reasons.

Closing the Skills Gap with AI, VR, D&I, and Jazz

NovoEd

Closing the skills gap is an urgent issue. That’s just one of many insights shared during the Future Workplace CLO Leadership Summit on October 10-11, 2019 at Infor’s New York City headquarters. But why the urgency and what can we do about it? jobs are unfilled as of last June and the skills gap widened over the past year. Today, IBM leaders now point to behavioral skills as the most critical for the workforce.

Online training in empathic mode

KnowledgeOne

In the wake of the current health crisis, a majority of educational institutions were forced to turn to online options to continue teaching their courses. In a rush, many have been forced to opt for hyper-simplified solutions, which are not representative of the possibilities offered by online training these days. Among its approaches, the pedagogy of empathy is one that can be implemented even in simplified elearning solutions.

Coaching can help fill the soft skills gap

CLO Magazine

Finding the right combination of methodologies that will work best for a particular leader with specific needs can be overwhelming. Knowledge transfer and skill building happen in a variety of ways: formal education, self-directed learning, training, mentoring, executive coaching, job rotation, etc. However, I posit that executive coaching is still the best way to help leaders develop skills that are difficult to teach, measure and sometimes articulate — soft skills.

How E-learning for Health Changed After Covid-19

Spark Your Interest

Even before Covid-19 took the world by storm, the World Health Organization (WHO) knew e-learning for health was important. In a 2013 study WHO claimed that more available e-learning for healthcare was to be a major focus. Another WHO study on e-learning for health showed that online learning provides superior outcomes over in-person training. Placing more extreme stress on the healthcare systems of countries around the world.

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It’s 2020 and You Need an LMS Yesterday: 5 Things You Need to Know

Schoox

Online training has a number of advantages for businesses dealing with the problem of delivering effective training to their workforce on a continuing basis. Conventional Learning is a Thing of the Past. Embrace the Benefits of Modern Technology.

Banking on Diversity to Fill the Talent Pipeline

CLO Magazine

She remembers the student who turned to taekwondo to help her overcome a disability. She remembers the one who left Haiti to escape her abusive stepfather. She remembers the one who learned upon returning from an everyday walk that he’d lost his father suddenly and swiftly to a brain infection. When it comes to the stories heard through U.S. Bank’s diversity collaboration with Wallin Education Partners, Lawler will never forget.

How to Effectively Shift to Online Teaching: The Ultimate Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

The COVID-19 pandemic has left universities and colleges scrambling to bring all courses online — with little preparation or time for instructors to make the transition. And with the immediate and long-term future of higher education delivery uncertain at best, it’s a safe bet that most if not all courses will require at least some online components. Are you stuck trying to build online courses for the first time? No time to read the whole guide?

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7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training

Obsidian Learning

New post 7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training on Obsidian Learning. From increasing knowledge retention to filling performance gaps in a fraction of the time, microlearning offers a variety of different benefits. In this article, I’ll share 7 tips that can help you take advantage of microlearning in your online training program. How To Apply Microlearning In Online Training. Use a diverse range of online activities.

Bridging the Gap: Addressing Barriers to Women in Leadership

Everwise

The mission of EverwiseWomen is to engage emerging women leaders through a tailored learning experience. In “ 7 Ways to Support Women’s Advancement to Leadership Roles ,” Elizabeth Borges, Senior Manager at EverwiseWomen, shared insights gathered from researching the experiences and impact felt by the hundreds of women who have completed the program. Part of this comes from internal lack of confidence, and the other part comes from external signaling.

SHRM 2018: People at the End of Every Policy

CLO Magazine

Being adaptable to change is important, but sometimes the procedures and policies in effect in the workplace are not up to date. The Society for Human Resource Management’s 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition, held June 17-20 in Chicago, included various leadership, learning and development sessions where speakers discussed the need to continue evolving workplace culture. … [There is] always something new we need to learn,” she said.

How to Drive Agile Learning for a More Effective Workforce

Learning Wire

Although required skillsets have evolved rapidly in recent years, many organisations have not updated their methods of learning to keep pace. Poor planning and a lack of reactivity has led to a lack of learner engagement and drives an ever-widening skills gap. However, with the right approach, it is possible to drive agile learning to create an agile and highly-engaged workforce to help deliver business goals. Understanding the need for workplace learning.

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Create a Corporate Training Program that Sticks: Part 2 – Know Your Audience

TechSmith Camtasia

This is part two in an ongoing series about how to create a corporate training plan. To look ahead at what we’ll be discussing in the coming weeks, check out the full list here. Download the PDF at the end of this post to learn more. If you’ve already caught up with last week’s post , you should be able to get to the root of your training request, and identify a gap that your training program will fill.

Celebrate Women’s History Month Year-Round

CLO Magazine

This push for women’s recognition was championed by President Jimmy Carter, who urged the nation to designate March 2-8, 1980, as National Women’s History Week. “From the first settlers who came to our shores, from the first American Indian families who befriended them, men and women have worked together to build this nation,” Carter said, 38 years ago. “Too often the women were unsung and sometimes their contributions went unnoticed.

7 Habits of Highly Effective Instructional Designers

Integrated Learnings

Stephen Covey is a well-known organizational consultant, perhaps especially well known for his book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. I was thinking about the book the other day, and I also started thinking about how those habits might translate for instructional design specifically. Covey characterizes being proactive as the ability to shape your situation through your choices. Habit 2: Begin with the end in mind. Habit 7: Sharpening the saw.

Rebooting your Training for 2016

Your Training Edge

Training has been a key factor for my organization, but it seemed evident by the time our last MOOC ended that it shouldn’t be the way like this anymore. Well, I am sure that many of the readers who frequently visit “Your training edge” website [1] , must have seen that we being a learning startup and training and development oriented business, never like to stick to rigid approaches. You know why I discussed my case here?

Best Learning Management System to Meet Training Needs

G-Cube

Deploying the Best Learning Management System to Meet Pertinent Training Needs. Corporate LMSs help to upload, track quickly, and deliver online courses for training and development purposes. Modern corporates utilize the best learning management system to provide technology-aided and ROI-aligned solutions. KPI-driven learning, assessment engine, just-in-time learning, skills-gap analysis, and so on.

6 Benefits of including live streaming into online training sessions

Matrix

Online learning is what the whole world has been gearing towards ever since the digital revolution started. It’s clear that this will be established as the norm in higher education and further on in corporate training. Global teams, diverse employees, and the rise in work from home are all factors that make distance learning the best solution when it comes to L&D programs. A useful extension to e-learning.

Effective Tips for Successful Custom E-learning Development

CommLab India

A good customized e-learning course goes a long way in meeting the needs of learners. It helps close gaps in their knowledge and skills, enhancing performance levels. Here are five proven tips to develop result-oriented bespoke online courses. Tip 1 : Get a Clear Idea of the Learning Outcomes. Clarity on the learning outcomes helps you create the right online course that meets the needs of stakeholders. Happy e-learning.

How to identify your organisation’s training needs

Your Training Edge

Training is key for any organisation to be successful in the long run. A great idea or product may capture and hold the market for a while but without growth, even the strongest organisation will get left behind. It is self-evident that employees who receive the right training are more productive, efficient, and satisfied. This means that training program must also be more diverse than ever before. Why are you providing training.

Making The Jump Into eLearning

ICS Learning

This whitepaper assists you in understanding the pieces involved with the eLearning puzzle, from the basic requirements to the pros and cons of various options. While many larger companies have already transitioned into e-Learning and embrace it as a vital component of their overall training efforts, many mid-size and smaller companies have been waiting on the sidelines observing how the technology, methods, and costs evolve.

Virtual Learning: Rewriting the Playbook in Turbulent Times

Talented Learning

Throw out your learning technology playbook. The Coronavirus is here and we’re all witnessing a plot twist of epic proportions. Isolation is the new norm and rapid change is everywhere. Naturally, we all feel uneasy (or worse) about the future. So let’s start with the elephant in the room… RSVP FOR OUR APRIL WEBINAR! How Will the Coronavirus Shape Virtual Learning and Work? 2) Tips for Learning Practitioners.

Do You Need An Instructional Design Degree?

Rapid eLearning

As always, it’s fun getting to meet the blog readers and Articulate customers. One of the most frequent questions asked is whether or not they need instructional design degrees. If I hire someone, I put less emphasis on the formal education they have and focus more on their tangible skills. I don’t care if they acquired the skills in a formal or informal setting. I’m just concerned with them having the skills. People will tune you out if all you do is take.

Employee Training: The Secret to Business Success

Growth Engineering

Employee training is an easy thing to overlook. You could miss out on a whole lot of business success if you don’t train your employees. To stay at the top of their game, your employees need to be skilled in all the latest techniques, up to date with the most recent legislation and the laws that affect your sector, and engaged with their work. You need to invest in employee training within your company. Employee Training Benefits.

How To Improve Memory Retention In Online Training

Growth Engineering

Are your employees really absorbing the information? Or is the forgetting curve putting a strain on workplace productivity and company profits? In this article, I’ll share 9 sure-fire ways to improve memory retention in your online training program. This leaves minimal space in their minds and schedules for online training pursuits. However, the success of your online training program hinges on their ability to retain and recall the information.

How to Create an Online Course (in 2020)

learnWorlds

Online learning and training have become an essential part of every online business. Creating and selling online courses can be quite profitable, with many professionals achieving 6- and 7-figure incomes. The whole elearning market is expected to exceed $406 Billion by 2024 , and that includes both individuals and corporations spending more and more into online learning. How can I choose the right course topic? Learning Goal.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Sahana Chattopadhyay is a performance consultant and an L&D professional with 15 years of experience in the field of academia and organizational learning. Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. THE INTERVIEW: 1. We wish you the very best!

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BLOG: Where do businesses find their LMS content?

Unicorn Training

Are you amongst the three-quarters of firms that use a mix of in-house and third-party training content in your LMS? Software Advice, a site that rates learning management platforms, surveyed 150 corporate LMS administrators on their use of third-party versus in-house training materials and found 73% use both. From knowing the industry that stat probably isn't a huge surprise. As a result, the return on learning will be far greater.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 22 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. That was the goal when the DirectEmployers Association (DE) envisioned its new learning portal, DE Academy. KEY TAKEAWAYS: Don’t fast-forward through the analysis phase. Develop a content strategy that honors the difference.