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.

Xperience ’18: Repurposing Your Association’s Educational Content

Abila

The answer to both questions is yes. Associations often resist repurposing their content, fearing prohibitive costs, lack of interest, or the dreaded boogie man that haunts every strategic discussion around taking annual meetings online: cannibalization. I’ve encouraged many associations to challenge these concerns , because not only do they rarely manifest themselves, the benefits of a diverse educational offering far outweigh the risks.

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Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, June 4, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: The Well-Connected Employee: Networking Competencies That Foster Engagement, Collaboration, and Business Results (Free for ATD members) In a survey of 2,000 employees from many different organizations, only 20% said, “Yes, I have the network I need to get the job done.” In this webcast, you’ll explore the eight networking competencies that are needed by almost everyone, in almost every job type, at almost every level.

Getting the Training Blend Right

Interactive Services

Your learning and development team has been tasked with designing an organization-wide global compliance training rollout. Since you are looking for a solution that’s available to all employees worldwide and is easy to track and monitor, you’ve decided to go with e-learning. Given the global reach required, this is certainly the best choice – right? It might meet your efficiency and tracking requirements, but it may not be the only solution.

Getting Your Compliance Training Blend Right

Interactive Services

Your learning and development team has been tasked with designing an organization-wide global compliance training rollout. Since you are looking for a solution that’s available to all employees worldwide and is easy to track and monitor, you’ve decided to go with e-learning. Given the global reach required, this is certainly the best choice – right? It might meet your efficiency and tracking requirements, but it may not be the only solution.

Free learning & development webinars for April 2017

Limestone Learning

Spring may be trying to bloom, but that thrumming sound against the office window is probably rain. Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 9AM – 10AM PT: Using Gamification, Threaded Microlearning, and Measurement to Get from Learning to Performance! You won’t hear that today’s learners have the attention span of a goldfish, that training is dead, or that neuro-gamification is the future. Without any follow-up or revisitation, very little learning gets retained.

Managing Minds, Winning Hearts

The Performance Improvement Blog

We are now in the "Knowledge Economy" which means that we must learn differently than we have in the past. As I wrote in a previous blog post titled, The Manager's Abridged History of Work and Learning : . This has profound implications for how we manage workers and how we facilitate learning in the workplace. By 2013, the average lifespan had dropped to 15 years. This is will change the nature of work in all industries.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences. link] December 2, 2009 Security and Defence Learning : International Forum on Technology Assisted Learning and Training for Defence, Security and Emergency Services, 5 th , Hotel InterContinental Berlin, Berlin, Germany. link] December 2-4, 2009 Online Educa Berlin International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training, 15 th , Hotel InterContinental, Berlin, Germany.

How to Rethink CE for Healthcare Professionals

EthosCE

When you’re caught up in the day-to-day administration of your CE program for healthcare professionals, it’s hard to step back and consider improvements that you can make in your course outlines or content. EthosCE allows you to automate many of your duties, freeing you to develop new solutions to strengthen the content and outcomes of your CE program. Develop active learning experiences. Discussion boards can support peer-learning activities.

Free L&D webinars for January 2019

Limestone Learning

Sometimes it takes a while to get the hang of a new year… shaking off old habits and building a new routine … joining the throngs who hit the gym every January … or just remembering to type the darn date correctly! If you’re thinking about taking action but you need some inspiration, maybe some fresh ideas can help—in the form of a free webinar. But templates within PowerPoint can be an easy stumbling block for the uninitiated.

Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

The gentle breeze of May is here, trying to lure us away from our computers and into the sunshine. And so can online webinars! Check out the crop of online events coming up this month. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: The ROI Dilemma: Measuring Results of Your Learning Programs (Free for ATD members) Significant resources are being allocated to training and development across most organizations, but many companies still find themselves unsure of results.

Free L&D webinars for May 2019

Limestone Learning

The pace is getting faster and companies are looking for employees who can think on their feet, learn as they go and absorb information flying at them from multiple directions. But there’s plenty of resources out there to help us build the soft skills that are in such high demand. Check out one of the free one-hour webinars available this month. If you gave up on PowerPoint long ago, now’s the time to try again. inclusive leadership) training.

3 Ways to Attract and Engage Young Professionals

Abila

As the Millennial influence continues to grow, younger learners are redefining education programs, innovation in technology, and content development and consumption. It is true, perception is reality, but it’s the perception of how potential learners (specifically Millennials) feel that should be important to organizations. It’s the largest generation yet (with 80 million Millennials in the U.S. This adds another layer of learning possibilities.

The Secret to Recruiting Doctors (Psst, It’s CE Enhancement)

EthosCE

Many doctors want to move into your area, so you’re looking for the right candidates, those who are the best fits for your facility. What could be the problem? Here’s a little secret: it’s probably your continuing education (CE) enhancement—or rather, the lack thereof. A robust CE program allows them to: Refine their skills to improve their overall patient care. Stay current with the latest developments with their specialty or subspecialty.

WBT Systems’ TopClass maintains position as #1 LMS for Associations

WBT Systems

For the second consecutive year, WBT Systems’ TopClass LMS has been named the #1 Learning Management System for Associations in the Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards. This award honors the learning solution vendor which best caters for the unique and varied requirements of associations that provide education and certification programs for their members. TopClass LMS had previously been named the Best Association LMS in 2015.

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

The short month of February flies by so fast that March tends to take us by surprise. If you feel like you’re on the back foot and could use a little coaching, why not check out a free webinar or two and get some fresh ideas? However, one consideration that people often overlook is the type of technology that an LMS uses, which is important to consider when evaluating whether an LMS will be able to provide the type of functionality you’ll need to meet your goals.

Future-skilling your workforce

OpenSesame

The talent shortage has arrived. In recent research of the Global 2000 by The Conference Board , companies are facing more talent competition than ever in a growingly tight labor market, with US companies increasing their spending in this area by over 7%. With the future workforce looking more diverse, connected, globalized and technologically advanced than ever before, how will recruiting and retaining talent adjust to accommodate future needs of employees and their company?

Free L&D webinars for August 2019

Limestone Learning

Or are you working flat-out and barely registering that the sun’s out? Thursday, August 1, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: gomo Authoring: Authoring technology for Modern Learning Design Today’s modern learner demands specific requirements when it comes to skill development. Interaction is the answer to successful engagement and using the features of the platform is the answer to interaction. However, the features alone do not engage the participants.

How Medical CE Directors Can Improve Learner Satisfaction Rates

EthosCE

According to a study by SS Marinopoulos et al, continuing education (CE) appears to be valuable in several ways, including the acquisition and retention of knowledge, attitudes, skills, behaviors, and clinical outcomes. A MedData Group study found that of the physician learners: 84% prefer to complete their CE online. 63% say that early evening is the best time to schedule line online CE. 50% like online learning because it lets them avoid the hassles of travel.

Developing And Measuring Training The Agile Way Revisited

Training Industry

In August of 2012, I began a series of blog postings about the experience that The DTCC Learning Group had while implementing Agile as a development methodology for training programs (click here for a link to those posts). For those who are not familiar with the term, Agile is a software development technique that supports frequent releases of product features and functionality to customers. Training employees also appeared to be more engaged.

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Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

If you have a case of whiplash because February went by like a blue streak, join the club. Let’s hope the new crop of March webinars will help us catch up… Spread out over 31 days, there’s a huge selection. This webcast will help you navigate the crowded landscape, focus on the leadership development activities that will have the greatest impact, and learn how to incorporate them into your regular routine. Who should pursue the certificate?

Free L&D webinars for July 2018

Limestone Learning

With the rainy season seemingly behind us, summer tempts us outdoors. How do you curb the impulse to play? Or do you work like a maniac so you can take a longer stretch of time off? You won’t feel like you’re slacking off because you’re learning!) However, there remains considerable confusion regarding how coaching supports the professional growth of your people and ultimately your organization. Metrics that will evaluate program success.

Free L&D webinars for April 2019

Limestone Learning

It can be tough to find downtime or even work time for all the projects we have on the go, but sparing an hour for some learning can be a good way to work smarter—not harder. Monday, April 1, 2019, 10AM – 11AM PT: The Role That Role-Play Plays (Free for ATD members) Implementing role plays can help create enthusiasm and engagement in your training sessions. You’ll learn the practical skills needed to run role plays effectively.

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Viva VEVRAA: 10 Fast FAQs to Comply with Confidence

KZO Innovations

With the OFCCPs recent release of the Supplemental VEVRAA Focused Reviews Scheduling List, 500 corporations are under the microscope on their compliance with VEVRAA. Do you know if your affirmative action program relating to non-discrimination and the recruitment and advancement of qualified protected veterans meets all the VEVRAA requirements? The VETS-4212 report only requires contractors to provide aggregated protected veteran information.

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Free L&D webinars for October 2017

Limestone Learning

The onset of fall has a funny way of drawing our attention to how quickly the year is whizzing by, and invariably we’re playing catch-up. Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 11AM – 12PM PT: 9 Things You're Doing Wrong with Video (Free for ATD members) Video has become the de facto medium for delivering employee training at scale. In this webcast, you’ll learn: Three best practices for creating new videos. About the benefits of peer-to-peer video-based learning.

The Strategy Award

CLO Magazine

The Strategy Award is for learning executives who have demonstrated exceptional business acumen combined with forward-looking vision to develop and execute a comprehensive learning strategy that clearly aligns employee development with broader organizational strategy. Chief Learning Officer, American Express. The virtual design allows colleagues to participate in a global community across American Express. Industrial Training and Education Manager, E. &

Free L&D webinars for September 2019

Limestone Learning

But it’s always worthwhile to make time for learning, and this month there’s a great selection of free webinars to support you in your business goals. Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT: How the Workforce Learns 2019 (Free for ATD members) The shift from relying on L&D to self-directed learning has left many organizations wondering about the role of L&D in a worker-driven world. Does L&D curate learning? Design learning?

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Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

Sure, it’s great to have time to enjoy the sun, but time off can also produce anxiety. Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Mousify Your Organization’s Performance: Five Keys to Disney-Inspired Success Examine the five Walt Disney–inspired strategies for peak organizational performance—Purpose, Priorities, People, Platform, Process—and learn how Walt Disney applied each of them to his theme park business. Learn the method and you can make your own magic.

Free L&D webinars for October 2018

Limestone Learning

If it feels like autumn has crept up on you, join the club. Step into my parlour ,” said the spider to the fly, “these webinars will inspire and motivate you!” Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: How to Deliver a Coaching Training Program Managers Love! This webinar will reveal five key strategies to implementing a successful training program that positions managers to engage, develop, and retain top talent. The reason?

Cure Your Top L&D Challenges

OpenSesame

In a recent OpenSesame survey, 55% of respondents cited building a culture of learning as their biggest L&D issue while 45% were most challenged with meeting the needs of a diverse workforce. In this month’s ATD Watch & Learn Webcast , our very own Brittany McClain discussed why content selection is your best weapon when facing these challenges and shared tips and tricks on how to increase consumption of learning content.

MediaTec Publishing and INXPO Launch Human Capital Media Television

CLO Magazine

one of the nation’s foremost media companies serving the human capital management industry, announced today the acquisition of Workforce Management from Crain Communications Inc. The most dynamic new hub of innovative programming exclusively for human capital professionals, HCM-TV is designed to be more than just a platform for online events," said Norm Kamikow, MediaTec’s president and editor-in-chief. "It The company is headquartered in Chicago.

Free L&D webinars for November 2017

Limestone Learning

As learning specialists, we’re always thinking about how to make knowledge digestible and palatable—like those chocolate bars you wish you hadn’t eaten, only good for you! And there are plenty more L&D practitioners on the case, serving up free webinars full of bite-sized information. Not just because that’s good for business, but also because continuous improvement is the key to keeping today’s employees focused and motivated. The good news? The major pitfall?

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. Lisa has more than 25 years of progressive experience building effective people programs in high profile companies across industries, including Consumer Goods, Publishing, High-Tech, and Healthcare. New coach training and development findings.

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If We Had To Do It All Again

CLO Magazine

Three working CLOs answer three questions about advice they would give their younger selves, and lessons they want to share with their peers working in the profession. There are many things experienced learning executives wish they’d known earlier in their careers, and a desire to share these lessons with younger colleagues in the learning profession is common. That’s what makes the CLO role so vibrant.

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2017 Talented Learning LMS Awards: Best of the Best

Talented Learning

As 2017 draws to a close, the learning community is buzzing with chatter. It’s time again for the annual Talented Learning LMS Awards! The Talented Learning Awards are not a money-making affair for us. In fact, there is no cost to participate and no way vendors can influence the outcome directly. Most importantly, we aren’t swayed if a vendor is offended by their position (or lack of position) on the final list. KMI Learning.

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Best LMS? 2016 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards

Talented Learning

It is not easy choosing the best LMS for 2016. That’s because the learning management systems market has never been stronger or more diverse. LMS specialists of every size, shape and focus continue to enter the space with impressive new capabilities. Buyers see exciting ways to rethink their learning infrastructure, while incumbents are being challenged to up their game. Finding the Best LMS in a Complex World. Latitude Learning.