Performance Consulting: The L&D Solution You Didn’t Know You Needed

Infopro Learning

As we move forward into the new year, many businesses are looking for ways to improve employee performance. One of the best strategies your organization can use that is often overlooked is working with a performance consultant. Planning an Effective Learning Strategy for 2021.

How do you build eLearning?

B Online Learning

When it comes to building eLearning, how do you do it? Do you just open up Articulate Storyline , have a look at the content that your SME has provided and then just start building it? Do you import a bunch of PowerPoint slides, add a player skin with the obligatory Next and Previous buttons, attach some word documents as resources, and then hit publish? Do they need to be assessed to prove their understanding has changed? So how do we do that well?

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7 Ways Online Training Can Fill In Performance Gaps

Infopro Learning

Do you want to improve workplace productivity? Do your employees have the skills they need to tackle tasks and increase profits? In this article, I’ll explore 7 ways that online training can help you fill performance gaps in your organization. How Online Training Can Fill In Performance Gaps. Performance gaps are the thorn in your company’s side. Target Individual Skill Gaps.

How to Avoid and Mitigate Skills Gaps

KnowledgeAnywhere

matter what industry you’re in, you’re bound to face the challenge of a skills gap at some point. A skills gap is when a gap exists between the skills of a team member and the skills required for their position. So how do you, as an organization, mitigate this?

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 7 2 Know your. PA G E 1 0 3 Define the performance goals and. design project you know that it can feel like there. outcome with the most effective and efficient set. effective learning solution or curriculum. specifies the most effective and. doing?

How HR Transformational Practices are Enhancing Employee Performance

Infopro Learning

As the dust settles and companies are planning for the coming new year, many successful businesses are looking for ways to improve employee performance. Not all employee training programs are effective and provide the desired results.

Mind The Gap! Watch Out for Business Knowledge Gaps

Time to Know

Many of us know the story of the tree of knowledge where Adam and Eve took a bite from that oh so dreaded apple… Imagine before the bite, if Adam and Eve could have known what knowledge they would have gained. Management wants their employees to know as much as possible, in the shortest time possible – without compromising on quality. 90% of business leaders believe that learning and design programs are the key to closing such business knowledge gaps. Knowing is growing.

Bridge the eLearning Gap with Effective Feedback

360 Training

Envision yourself taking highly effective professional development training which contributes profoundly to your career. Here are a few tips to help you fill in learning gaps and maximize learning transfer by writing effective feedback for your elearning courses. Keep in mind that assessments can be effective tools to support learning, not just measure it. This can leave gaps in their knowledge that may negatively impact their performance on the final exam.

Sales Performance Analysis

Your Training Edge

Sales Performance Analysis closes the gap on your entire Sales Cycle. Essentially, performance analysis is a deep look back over certain elements of your sales cycle, from Opportunity Management to Account Planning. But consider the effects of analysis from the human resources point of view: a thorough analysis gives you hard data that can be used to coach and train the workforce more effectively. First, you must know the close rate.

Skill Gap Analysis for Employees – The What, How and Why

Continu

Or do you need to hire more or different team members? Or do you need to add additional team member training before this new project is initiated? These are just some of the many scenarios where a skill gap analysis for employees makes sense. So what exactly is skill gap analysis ? After analyzing the gap between the two, team leaders can work with employees to create a plan to fill the gap in skills. Benefits of initiating skill gap analysis.

5 Approaches on How to Identify Skill Gaps at Work

eFront

There will always be what we call ‘skill gaps’ – at any workplace, in any industry. However, for result-driven businesses – where leveraging on employees’ performance is of the utmost importance – skill gaps are the biggest detriment to attaining business goals. And when it comes to employee training and development, the most important concern is how to properly identify skill gaps, and coming up with interventions to address those. What are skill gaps?

The Authentic Learning Model: 7 Things Every eLearning Pro Should Know

Infopro Learning

Do you need to add more real-world context to your eLearning course? In this article, I’ll explore everything eLearning pros need to know about the Authentic Learning Model. Everything eLearning Pros Need To Know About The Authentic Learning Model. Online learners have the ability to identify personal areas for improvement, then rely on the skills and expertise of their peers to help them bridge the gaps.

Why It’s Your Job to Close the Skills Gap and How You Can Do It

Pract.us

You’re the best person to bridge the skills gap for your team. Economists and researchers like to argue about whether there’s any evidence for a skills gap, but as a recent article in Inc. points out, if you cannot find qualified candidates for your business, it doesn’t matter what the rest of the country is doing. You have a skills gap. Those who agree that there is a skills gap love to argue about whose fault it is. And it’s your job to do so.

Front-End Analysis: Improving Performance

Dashe & Thomson

As I am straddling the line between performance improvement and instructional design, I have been mulling over the use of Front-End Analysis and thinking about whether it would apply to the performance problems that we so often see associated with implementing ERP systems. Front-end analysis is actually part of the Human Performance Technology (HPT) model, which is a systematic approach to improving productivity and competence. The Human Performance Technology Model.

Coaching Employees to Improve Performance

Unboxed

Coaching employees to improve performance starts with effective leadership. Did you know that coaching employees can actually boost productivity and create more positive morale? You can effectively coach employees in a variety of ways. Effective Coaching in the Workplace.

Designing a Performance Support Program for a Global BFSI Leader

Infopro Learning

Most industry leaders already know this and have comprehensive training programs in place to ensure that they are providing quality service. However, the most successful organizations do not approach employee training and development as a one-time event.

Performance improvement plan template: A step-by-step guide

TalentLMS

When you hear the words “ performance improvement plan ,” what comes to mind? But in truth, this powerful HR tool is a way of providing useful feedback and coaching, improving performance, and investing in your employees. Why use a performance improvement plan?

4 Simple Steps That Boost Workforce Performance

Avilar

High performing organizations understand that success depends on the knowledge and skills of their employees. They also realize that formal education doesn’t entirely prepare employees with the appropriate skills needed to perform optimally within their specific industry or organization. A great place to start is with a competency model followed by gaining an understanding of what employees know and what they don’t know.

Insights in a Nutshell: Developing Highly Effective Customer Service Training Programs

Infopro Learning

Today on 90% of consumers consider customer service to be a factor they consider before deciding whether to do business with a company (1). This is one of the many reasons industry leaders are doing all that they can to strengthen the skills of their customer service teams.

Learning & Development: How To Do It Right (2020 Update)

Docebo

By reflecting on Learning and Development (L&D) as a whole and the strategies we know don’t work, we can rewrite our approach to talent management. Playbook: Just Do It (Right). Your highest performers are ambitious and restless. Playbook: Just Do It (Right).

Do Your Learners Speak Your Language?

Association eLearning

You and your SMEs might know what ROI stands for or what “drilling down” is, but learners aren’t necessarily going to know. This knowledge gap is usually addressed with one, or both, of the following: The terms are defined one-by-one as they appear in the course. Glossaries can be used during or after a course and usually help with performance support in the moment of need. Ready to find out what Digitec can do for you?

Mind the Gap! How the Closing of Knowledge Gaps Can Save Your Business

Time to Know

Many of us know the story of the tree of knowledge where Adam and Eve took a bite from that oh so dreaded apple… Imagine before the bite, if Adam and Eve could have known what knowledge they would have gained. Management wants their employees to know as much as possible, in the shortest time possible – without compromising on quality. 90% of business leaders believe that learning and design programs are the keys to closing such business knowledge gaps. Knowing is growing.

How Can an Employee Onboarding Software Fill Your Orientation Gaps?

Kitaboo

Why Do Companies Need an Employee Onboarding Software? A lot of companies do their onboarding process manually. You can monitor and review the performance of new employees whenever you want at any given point during their probation period. What is an Employee Onboarding Software?

Do You Know Where Your 2019 elearning Budget Should Go?

Enyota Learning

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. This is answered by asking another very important question: How do I Plan My eLearning Budgets for 2019? can make sales training programs highly effective.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Training managers have a lot to do. Why do I need to do that? We already ensure that elearning is available on multiple platforms, including learning management systems and mobile; we focus on learning and performance (not just learning and development); we align training outcomes with business goals. What can we do? Why Do Training Programs Need Accessible Elearning? How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. How do you do this?

Learning Vs. Performance -- The Dichotomy

ID Reflections

The focus has moved from “learning” to “performance”. Training wasn’t necessarily leading to the desired performance outcome anymore. It’s rapidly becoming evident that training will increasingly have a tiny role to play in workplace learning and performance. I will instead focus on few other aspects that we (L&D) miss out or don’t focus on enough when thinking of workplace performance in the Knowledge Era. That is, it has a direct impact on performance.

Closing the Leadership Gap in Your Organization

HT2 Labs

The need for effective leadership is obvious, yet it seems training and development programs focused on cultivating new generations of leaders are not typically allocated sufficient investment. With the leadership gap becoming a very real problem for many long-standing businesses globally, Leadership Development is becoming the one thing many organizations cannot afford not to invest in. The Leadership Gap. Bridging the Gap.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Training managers have a lot to do. Why do I need to do that? We already ensure that elearning is available on multiple platforms, including learning management systems and mobile; we focus on learning and performance (not just learning and development); we align training outcomes with business goals. What can we do? Why Do Training Programs Need Accessible Elearning? How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. How do you do this?

How the COVID Pandemic Has Broadened The Skills Gap and Increased the Need for Skills Development Training (And What To Do About It)

Convergence Training

Back in the years and even decades before the COVID-19 pandemic dominated much of what we talk and think about, employers and learning & development experts used to talk a lot about the skills gap and how to create and provide training to help employees develop those needed skills.

Helping Subject Matter Experts be more effective

Matrix

With so much going on and so many niches becoming widely known and adopted as the norm, it’s important to have somebody who really knows their stuff. Then, it’s time to define all the tasks they will have to perform functioning as an L&D specialist.

Re-thinking Learning and Performance from a Business Standpoint

ID Reflections

Yesterday, I wrote a post on Learning vs. Performance – the Dichotomy. It was more of a theoretical exposition on why learning doesn’t necessarily translate into performance, and delved into some of the psychological and behavioral aspects of the same. Why is it that learning and training don’t translate into performance? Why are employees still not performing as expected? What should L&D do about it? Performance looks for the gaps in business.

Tips for Closing Skill Gaps at Your Workplace

Convergence Training

Companies have been dealing with a skill gap for many years–this is well known. And the COVID-19 pandemic only increased that skill gap. So that skill gap problem we’ve been talking about for a long time became even more pressing.

Performance Based eLearning

TalentLMS

If there is one thing that fails an eLearning course, it’s the capability to differentiate performance of its learners from pre-course to post-course. Measuring performance is an essential tool to determine if the eLearning course has been effective. How do you achieve a performance boost in your learners? How do you access their learning and ensure that they will apply it in a real word context? For performance improvement we need action.

Do You Know How to Create an Actionable Learning Strategy?

CLO Magazine

For another, when they do review and/or develop learning strategies, those strategies don’t always mesh well with business priorities. Failure to relate effectively with stakeholders: Learning leaders communicate using learning-centric terminology such as learning objectives, instructional modalities and course completions, instead of business terms. Further, CLOs need to know how learning drives business-centric concerns like revenue and market penetration.

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

Schoox

Online learning has a number of advantages for businesses challenged with the need to deliver effective, continuous training across their entire workforce. When this happens, some workers get the training they need and others do not.

Everything You Should Know About Agile eLearning Before Investing

Your Training Edge

This post presents everything you should know about agile eLearning before investing. When doing so, ensure that you are able to implement your user stories in one sprint, and cut them up if they are too big. Create strategies that ensure that when a given sprint ends, your development team is able to perform a demo on the same. As such, agile eLearning is critical in ensuring that you create marketing content that is effective.

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Why Is It Important to Know What Learners are Thinking and Feeling?

Innovative Learning Group

As a performance consultant , being empathetic to learners is a given. It’s one of the traits in our toolbox that guides our decisions on what learners need to perform optimally. It goes beyond bridging the gap from current to future state. The map asks us to interview actual target audience members to find out not only about pain points, gaps, and goals but also what they’re doing, seeing, saying, hearing, and most importantly, what they’re thinking and feeling.