How Off-The-Shelf Courses Help You Achieve Your Desired Learning Impact

eLearning Industry

Kicking-off a new eLearning project means either developing customized courses from scratch or buying off-the-shelf courses. While both choices have diverse benefits, we shift our focus to how off-the-shelf courses can truly add value to your eLearning programs. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

4 Steps to Create an Inclusivity and Diversity Training Program

TOPYX LMS

Diversity and inclusion have become vital, beneficial aspects of company culture. First and foremost, ensuring that organizational culture is diverse and inclusive is morally sound and proves to employees and customers that a company values its people highly. organizations with diverse workforces are 35% more likely to have above-average profit margins than companies with more homogenous employee bases.”

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Tips to Promote Diversity in Leadership Development Programs

InfoPro Learning

For the 21st century workplace, if you are still wondering why promoting diversity should be a priority within your leadership and development programs , the answer is quite simple and clearly evident through validated research. Modern employees prefer working for companies that promote diversity – of race, gender or physical special needs. The millennial generation is now the largest in the workforce.

4 Easy Ways to Train a Diverse Workforce with eLearning

TOPYX LMS

A diverse workforce provides a multitude of benefits to any organization. 1 Whether you are intentionally creating a diverse workforce or your staff is becoming more diverse organically, you must be prepared to train your employees in a way that is effective and supports your company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives. According to a McKinsey study 2 , companies with diverse executive boards enjoy significantly higher earnings and returns on equity.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

12 Ways to Get the Most. this ebook to help you cut through the. We know that the plethora of options out there. can make the process of choosing an authoring. what you need and make the decision easier. the latest Performance Management Maturity Model.

Stop Treating Diversity Training Like an Antibiotic

TLNT: Training and L&D

As widespread attention is centered upon the quest for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), organizations are realizing that they must change the dynamics of the workplace in sustainable ways — and not only through programs and training.

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.

Find Solutions for Successful Diversity Training Programs

Learning Solutions Magazine

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How to Measure Diversity and Inclusion Training Success

Roundtable Learning

The most successful training programs are rooted in solid instructional design and metrics to track learners’ progress. But when you have a complex subject such as diversity and inclusion – how do you know if your program is making an impact? In this article, we will review diversity and inclusion training basics, how you can measure success, and what it takes to be a long-term advocate for diversity and inclusion.

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?

How to Creative an Effective Diversity Training Program

Continu

If you’ve been tasked with starting a diversity training program for your company, you’re making the right move. According to McKinsey & Company’s Diversity Matters report, companies in the top quarter for gender diversity outperform their competitors by 15 percent and those in the top quarter for ethnic diversity outperform their competitors by 35 percent. Why organizations need a diversity training program.

Video: Striving for inclusive diversity

CLO Magazine

Giving people the chance to share personal stories and experiences can lead to greater levels of connection. An inclusive conversation series launched by Allstate has led to some of these deeper connections and allowed those within the organization to be respectful of one another and learn about different perspectives, says Aisha Ghori Ozaki, Allstate’s manager of inclusive diversity. We’re really lucky that it’s built into the fabric of the organization.

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How DE&I Professionals Can Enhance Your Diversity Training

Roundtable Learning

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) are far from buzzwords. DE&I professionals can also provide a welcome boost to learning and development (L&D) teams, which companies have historically enlisted to create diversity training. What is Diversity Training? .

Promoting Diversity in the Workplace

KnowledgeCity

It’s a concept often boiled down to one buzzword: diversity. But, authentic diversity is much more powerful than your average boardroom lingo. So, how can you make sure diversity is more than just a catchphrase in your office? 3 To-Dos for Authentic Workplace Diversity.

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How to Embed Diversity and Inclusion in Your Culture Through Training

BizLibrary

Learn how to incorporate effective D&I training to ensure this is part of your organizational culture, not just your training program. The post How to Embed Diversity and Inclusion in Your Culture Through Training appeared first on BizLibrary. Training Programs anti-harassment diversity employee engagement health and wellness multi-generational workforce onboarding recruiting and hiring

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L&D’s Diversity Dilemma

CLO Magazine

When Masie arrived, he ran into leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith, who lives just three blocks from Masie in New York — only to find out that Goldsmith was the other keynote speaker at the same event. Masie, CEO of The Masie Center, an international think tank focused on learning and workplace productivity, and a columnist for this publication, said the coincidence was funny but also sad. According to the data, 5.6 Diverse? The Big Picture.

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Diversity Training: How To Make It Meaningful & Impactful

Roundtable Learning

Diversity and inclusion training has been a staple at organizations for years. But do diversity training programs translate into true culture change ? In this article, we will review how to make your diversity initiative actionable, how to cascade your diversity goals throughout your organization, and how to strengthen the drive for behavior change. What is Diversity Training? How To Develop an Actionable Diversity Initiative.

Video: Positioning remote learning for diversity, equity and inclusion

CLO Magazine

The shift to remote work, and therefore remote learning, presents a number of different challenges and opportunities in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion, says Charlie Chung, vice president of business development and solutions consulting at NovoEd. Simple e-learning is not enough, but a well-designed learning program can help bring DEI to the forefront.

Why is it Important to Measure Your Corporate Training Programs with Learning Analytics?

InfoPro Learning

Companies invest millions into their online learning and development programs every year and for good reason. Effective training programs can provide some pretty valuable benefits including increased employee retention, boosted morale, improved productivity and a rise in profits. In fact, organizations who invest in employee training can see as much as a 24% increase in profits (1). Unfortunately, not all learning and development programs are successful.

Retail Management Certificate Program – E-learning Courses

Swift eLearning Services

Retail industry is one of the hottest growing careers globally, and the fastest growing in India. A leading international retail training organization of the Australian Retail College (ARC) is committed to developing industry–ready staff for retail frontline jobs and delivering talent development programs within retail corporates globally.

What's the Future of Diversity Training?

The Performance Improvement Blog

I fear that diversity training is losing favor among senior executives and HR departments. Now there appears to be a trend, in part driven by cost-cutting and down-sizing, to move away from organized diversity and inclusion programs.

Is Your Organization’s Lack of Diversity Mentoring Hampering Innovation?

Chronus

Ride-sharing has completely transformed the taxi industry. Kodak, who employed over 145,000 people at its peak, has now been outpaced by the likes of Apple, Instagram, Facebook, and others. One of the challenges is groupthink–like-minded individuals’ desire for harmony or conformity results in dysfunctional decision-making, clouding the ability to innovate or think outside the box. Why Diversity Matters. Drive Innovation with Formal Mentoring Programs.

The Future of Leadership Development: Why You Need Quality Leadership Training Programs

InfoPro Learning

The future of work is here, and recent studies are finding that many organizations are already suffering from a lack of effective leadership. According to the Harvard Business Review the need for leadership development is more urgent today than even before. 77% of the organizations recently surveyed reported that they are experiencing a leadership gap (1). Without leadership development programs the issue is expected to only get worse overtime.

Diversity Is Learning’s Business

CLO Magazine

This is particularly true in the workplace. In 2017, the #MeToo movement went viral, laying bare the scale of sexual harassment and abuse across the country, especially in the workplace. This mistrust is one of the reasons why diversity and inclusion has taken a new air of importance at work, yet many corporate learning and development functions have traditionally steered clear of the topic, leaving it to HR or a dedicated diversity function.

How Are Online Education Programs Helping Universities? 

Hurix Digital

The emergence of digitization, as a prominent pedagogic tool, has brought about a significant transformation in the contemporary educational landscape. As a result, the infiltration of sophisticated technologies within the realm of education has increased by leaps and bounds.

Doing workplace diversity and inclusion properly

CLO Magazine

Earlier this year, on the morning of June 5, Sephora closed all of its U.S. This was following backlash the makeup giant received after American R&B artist SZA tweeted about Sephora employees accusing her of stealing and calling security on her while she shopped at a California store. locations so its 175,000 employees could complete a four-hour anti-bias training program, also following a racial profiling incident in a Philadelphia store.

Common Corporate Training Programs HR Managers Can Provide Online

eThink Education

Developing a robust corporate training program from the ground up likely presents unique challenges or requirements depending on your organization’s needs. Common Corporate Training Programs HR Managers Should Consider Shifting to an Online Environment.

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. Understand How Generations Learn.

Thriving in Diversity: Cultural Quotient and the Creative Workplace

Your Training Edge

Having been a resident in Dubai for many years, I have rarely needed to look far to witness diversity all around me. Dubai is a rich and extraordinary mix of people, cultures and languages; our stores are brand names that hail from all over the world; it is possible to eat from any cuisine from any corner of the globe; worldwide businesses have made a home in Dubai. It is the epitome of a globalized environment.

Taking the Lead in Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

Interactive Services

The Black Lives Matter movement has inspired businesses to take a hard look at their diversity and inclusion initiatives to identify gaps and build stronger, more ethical workplaces. Yet many compliance teams are challenged with how to address the issue effectively and make it part of their company’s DNA. In 2018, LinkedIn released survey results showing soft skills as the number one priority for talent developers, executives, and people managers.

From Diversity to Inclusion: Why Top Companies Are Shifting Their Focus

Chronus

Managing diversity and cultural differences is one of the top three things CEOs worry about most, according to Harvard Business Review. Yet after years of throwing just about everything at the problem, there is very little to show for it. Diverse employees’ careers to leadership continue to stagnate and retention wanes. Why do organizations miss the mark in fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment? Learn How to Humanize the Employee Experience.

The Economic Virtue of Teaching Diversity

CLO Magazine

After traveling the United States in the early 1800s, French political scientist Alexis de Tocqueville noted, among other things, that cooperation and association are not easy virtues to learn, but embracing both makes possible freedom and democracy. If today Tocqueville toured an American university or corporation with a diversity and inclusion program, I believe he would see freedom and democracy at work. Diversity is inclusion; that’s what we say here.

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There’s no excuse for lack of diversity in talent sourcing

CLO Magazine

Sourcing and including diverse candidates in all hires and promotion considerations is a vitally important way to make sure your team comprises the highest-quality talent. To get the best talent possible, you need the widest and deepest pool of candidates possible.

Can You Teach Diversity and Inclusion?

CLO Magazine

Training alone is rarely enough. Not when the subject matter is complex, controversial or comes packaged with a load of historically negative baggage, which diversity and inclusion does. For diversity and inclusion training to stick, it needs support, reinforcement and a firm foundation in a broader talent management strategy that includes culture, leadership and learning and development. What exactly is diversity and inclusion training?

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Effective Diversity and Inclusion Training Via eLearning

Ed App

Promoting diversity and inclusion in an organizations is not just important because it is the politically correct thing to do (which is why a number of organizations do it), but to create a working environment where people who are different from the larger demographic feel safe, welcome and included in the organization, and that they aren’t sidelined, excluded or overlooked. Identify The Areas Of Concern. Create Your eLearning Course.

3 Issues with Diversity Training (and How to Address Each)

Coreaxis

Starbucks recently closed over 8,000 of its American stores to hold a four-hour training session on unconscious biases. The goal was noble, but the efficacy of this exercise remains to be seen. As soon as this anti-bias training was announced, many media organizations and pundits started talking about diversity training. Specifically, they wondered if diversity training worked at all. This is closely related to the above point.

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Embrace design thinking to advance diversity, equity and inclusion

CLO Magazine

Despite best intentions, our diversity, equity and inclusion efforts often fail. Let’s consider two questions: How can we challenge the thinking and assumptions in DEI from past decades to redefine our ways of working to effectively solve problems? The core of DEI work is people.