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Diversity & Inclusion: Five companies getting it right

Learning Pool

The world of work may have a long way to go in the fight for equality, but some notable businesses are taking important strides in the journey to an inclusive workplace. Businesses are beginning to see the link between more diverse and inclusive workplaces and commercial success.

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

Talented Learning

Last week we kicked-off the 2019 Talented Learning Awards by honoring the best learning systems in our first category – corporate extended enterprise systems. And this week the celebration continues, as we recognize excellence in our second category – continuing education systems. Of course, other kinds of learning software also deserve recognition. We may explore these market segments in the future. Blue Sky eLearn. eLogic Learning.


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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. When you took the time to define leadership across the cultures that exist within your organization, you may have also begun to see potential succession patterns developing. The first step is to create the pool or bench.

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Accelerate the Leadership Engine

CLO Magazine

Nissan leadership has collectively said that people’s professional power comes from personal strength, creativity and dedication. Snapshot: Nissan needed to develop 60 high-potential leaders in high-growth markets to support its global growth strategy, but these leaders were widely dispersed and could not physically be together for training. One of the best things about classroom learning is the opportunity to congregate with other learners.

The Learning & Development Podcast: Lessons From The Line Into L&D with Paul Jocelyn


The Learning & Development podcast is hosted by our Chief Learning Officer David James. Featuring L&D leaders from across the globe, each conversation focuses on hot topics in the profession. David James: Welcome to The Learning & Development Podcast.

Top tips from industry experts to maximize learning success in 2020


In 2019 Elucidat launched the Learning at Large podcast. Gathering perspectives from our client base and beyond, the aim was to explore the different ways in which the challenges of learning at scale are being tackled. The answer is that it’s not either/or.

25 eLearning Tools You Need Now


It’s not much of a stretch to argue that an eLearning professional is only as good as their best eLearning tools. As well as learning management systems , there are now all kinds of nifty online apps that can help you to organize your work, research trends, create course content, network with peers, and communicate with learners. The team at LearnUpon organizes eLearning projects and helps customers with course content every day.

52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning


As an instructional designer, I’m always trying to make my eLearning courses more interesting, effective, and engaging. That’s why I decided to ask the leading eLearning industry experts to share their single best tip for creating engaging learning. Check out the tips below. Here are our amazing eLearning experts: Tom Kuhlmann | Karl Kapp | Ray Jimenez | Patti Shank | Bryan Jones. Tom is the Chief Architect at Articulate.

Free learning & development webinars for July 2020

Limestone Learning

And then there’s the challenge of boundary setting. When your commute is from the bedroom to the kitchen table, how do you carve out “off time” versus working non-stop? This month’s crop of free webinars offers plenty of tips for getting the most out of virtual work.

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25 eLearning tools you need to have


It’s not much of a stretch to argue that an eLearning professional is only as good as their best tools. Aside from learning management systems, there are now all kinds of nifty online apps that can help you to organize your work, research trends, create course content, network with peers, and communicate with learners. The team at LearnUpon organizes eLearning projects and helps customers with course content every day. Best productivity tools for eLearning.

How To Triumph in Global Training


Abilitie has the pleasure of working with 80+ world-class facilitators, who lead our simulations across the globe. What we got was a power-packed, robust list of all the how-to’s of cross-cultural facilitation. Today’s Learning & Development departments face significant challenges as their responsibilities expand to provide training to colleagues across widely varied geographies and cultures.

The Best of Both Worlds: Learning Through a Marketer’s Lens

CLO Magazine

When a leader with deep marketing expertise is asked to take over a learning role, learning — specifically leadership development — becomes exciting. At least that’s what happened when 3M Chief Learning Officer Janette Shimanski took over the company learning function in 2015. Marketing and learning share many similarities. That can be a mistake; marketing can have a powerful influence on whether a learning leaders’ efforts succeed or fail.

"Digital Mindset": What is it All About?

ID Reflections

"Digital mindset" seems to have become another buzzword--rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise--whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general. One of the oft-repeated reasons for the failure of Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs) in organizations is often attributed to a lack of "digital mindset " in the employees or leadership or both.

PODCAST 139: The Science of Becoming a Better Sales Leader with Luke Rogers

Sales Hacker

If you missed episode 137, check it out here: From Marketer to CEO: The Power of Brand as a Growth Amplifier with Jake Sorofman. Subscribe to the Sales Hacker Podcast. The keys to great leadership [18:24]. How to build a more diverse team [24:50].

Developing a real strategy for on-the-job learning

CLO Magazine

This is the first in a series of articles in which the authors will explore their reflections on the future of learning, given the tumult and chaos of the past few months, and how learning needs to evolve to serve organizations differently.

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A beachhead for learning – Learning Conversation with Helen Zwicker, CEO Kiama Community College

Learning Cafe

We talk to Helen Zwicker, the Executive Officer of the Kiama Community College Inc. Kiama Community College Inc is a not-for-profit, volunteer managed, community based Registered Training Organisation. Jeevan: It is my pleasure to be interviewing Helen Zwicker, the CEO of Kiama Community College. Helen, welcome to Learning Conversations. Jeevan: Tell us how did you get into learning? The course “Subject” is always very attractive and fun.

Networking with purpose

CLO Magazine

At some point in the conversation it struck me that building a professional and personal network is both a skill and an investment that takes time and consistent effort. Those relationships paid dividends over the years when I needed specific expertise or local influence to solve issues.

List of e-Learning Job Descriptions

Vignettes Learning

One of the toughest challenges in running an e-learning project is finding the right talent and ensuring they fit into the roles and expectations of the team. The list below is a good starting point to identify roles, responsibilities and qualifications. To promote innovation in the use of e-Learning/ILT benefit learning, teaching and research throughout the curriculum. Sometimes the WBT developers can do the writing.

Learning Conversation with Liz Griffin, Director, Global People Team, Ernst & Young – Part 1

Learning Cafe

We had an opportunity to talk to Liz Griffin about learning and the challenges it faces in a leading professional services company – Ernst & Young. With a career in organisational development, learning and development, HR, line management and operations spanning 27 years, Liz’s experiences have encompassed the education, hospitality, airline and professional services sectors. Jeevan : Liz, welcome to Learning Conversations.

Establishing a Global Career: Mentors Share Their Insights


In a recent Ask Me Anything, we highlighted Everwise mentors with expertise in global project management and cross-functional work with teams around the world. Thanks to the following experts for providing their insights into the challenges the community brought to the conversation: Tangy Morgan , Senior Advisor, Bank of England. Lisa Foulger , Founder, Lisa Foulger Leadership Solutions. The Path to International Business.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. In the UK, according to Clive, virtually no one has a degree in Instructional Design. My ID education has been completely on the job and informal. If you dont, have you ever been denied a job for the lack of one? The degree or the experience? So heres a little survey to help us go deeper: [link] (Click on the link to view the survey.)

Chief Learning Officer Symposium Offers Strategies for Delivering Development in the New World of Work

CLO Magazine

22, 2013 - Hundreds of chief learning officers, corporate executives, human capital management experts, and learning and development (L&D) professionals are gathering in Austin, Texas next month for Chief Learning Officer magazine’s Spring 2013 CLO Symposium. The reality of business today is much different from what it was even a short decade ago," said Norm Kamikow, president and editor in chief of MediaTec Publishing Inc., Chicago, Feb.

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Building a Positive Culture: Lessons from the Seattle Art Museum


In the Northern reaches of the progressive West Coast, there exists a vibrant group of aesthetically-inclined people. The company office features original art, piercings and tattoos aren’t hidden, and the fashion sense is cutting edge. While you might be picturing a small, trendy firm we’re actually describing the offices of the prestigious Seattle Art Museum. The museum began in 1933 in Volunteer Park with a focus on Asian art.

Do You Want to Further Your Engineering Career?

Your Training Edge

As an engineer, you may be busy figuring out how to design the most efficient engine, design and construct the biggest bridge, solve a potential food shortage, and much more. We’ve put together some top tips to help you take your engineering career to the next level. #1.

Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

The heat is on! If you could use some ideas, there are plenty of free webinars on everything from learning principles to design tips to career management. Take a break from the heat and check them out. Her diverse background has given her the opportunity to develop a unique blend of skills, resources, creativity, and passion for enabling high performance. You’ll learn about topics such as: Research behind how EI enhances coaching effectiveness.

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Guardian of the Coast

CLO Magazine

She spoke no English, and at the time English as a second language curriculum was uncommon. “I I had to work really hard to learn the language on my own,” Brignoni said. That obstacle started her down the path to a career in education. She taught students of all levels and ages, many of whom were the children and spouses of military personnel. “I I loved seeing the lightbulb go on when they learned something,” she said. Beyond the Ivory Tower.

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Are You Sharing Global Information?

CLO Magazine

Organizational silos often inhibit employees from easily accessing global intelligence, and the larger the organization, the more likely it is that critical information is not being shared. For instance, someone working in the office of regulatory affairs in Japan may be a local subject matter expert, but a colleague in another office who needs such information doesn’t know that expertise exists. Where Is the Info?

How to Finally Write a Nonfiction Book that Helps You Get More Leads and Sales and Massively Impact the World with Julie Eason


How to finally write a nonfiction book that helps you get more leads and sales and massively impact the world with Julie Eason is the topic of this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. LMScast is the number one podcast for course creators just like you. Enjoy the show.

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