Product Training vs Soft Skills Training

Your Training Edge

Soft skills training like public speaking, communication skills etc. can be taken as “good to have” instead of vital component, and product training like quality control skills are usually viewed as a box ticking exercise, not always monitored at the workplace to assess value.

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Technology Skills for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

These have been my reference manuals while learning new versions of Captivate. Of the three, image editing skills are the most important. Do you really need technology skills? Some jobs don’t require any technology skills at all.

Create Effective Dialogue Simulations for Online Sales Training with iSpring Version 8.3

CommLab India

Good communication skills help sales people connect well with potential clients. Considering this, communication skills need to be included while training sales personnel in any field. The best way to develop communication skills would be through dialogue simulations.

5 Tactics to Develop Effective Video Marketing

Your Training Edge

You must do it effectively as fast as possible. To save time, you must discover the five tactics to develop effective video marketing. You can also publish previews of your videos on other websites, so customers will visit your website to view the full versions of your videos.

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

critical skills needed to achieve a specific business. outcome with the most effective and efficient set. effective learning solution or curriculum. specifies the most effective and. no practical skills they can implement. from the business skills they need to.

The Purpose Effect – Book Review & Interview With Dan Pontefract


We, at Learnnovators, are privileged to review Dan Pontefract ‘s second book, “ The Purpose Effect ” that is scheduled to release on May 10, 2016. Below is our review of the book and an insightful interview with Dan… THE PURPOSE EFFECT – REVIEW. In his book, The Purpose Effect , Dan Pontefract brilliantly distils the malady that pervades many corporations today.

The Holiday Boost – Skilling Your Seasonal Staff

Enyota Learning

They might be your seasonal workforce, but you need them to be as skilled as your regular workforce without giving them the luxury of a learning curve. This means giving the respective departments the capability to curate their own training programs to fill the skills gap. These help in fostering greater engagement with the training, make learning more effective. Proactive feedback is also more effective and leads to better knowledge retention.

6 Considerations on how L&D should prepare for the New Skills Economy


It’s a new skills economy, grounded in the rapid digitization and the amazing transformation it has brought about. This, of course, means investing in the latest LMS versions, keeping up with the technology and tapping into the immense potential Augmented and Virtual Reality have for learning.

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Want New Employees to Stick Around? Use Digital Onboarding! [Text Version]


Return on investment from technology onboarding: Higher staff retention rate – decrease in skills gap. By using best practice, contemporary learning strategies and effective pedagogy, organisations can rapidly improve their onboarding even further…. 92% say video helps teach more effectively, and improves learning by 56%. Text Version] appeared first on CDSM Team Blog. Business CDSM E-learning Infographic Insights Learning Skills Gap Digital Onboarding Onboarding

How to organize online training for your remote employees and skyrocket their skills!


Employees should have access to online versions of all company policies and documentation on company values, how-to guides, and any other written training materials. To create effective webinars, try to: Keep your webinar as short as possible and focus on a single topic.

‘A massive skills gap is holding us back’

Sponge UK

Learning expert, Clive Shepherd shares his views on the skills gap in L&D, blended learning and creating compelling content. In this exclusive interview, he shares his thinking on a range of topics from the L&D skills gap to compelling content.

Soft skills in the workplace: Which are they and how you can develop them?


Soft skills are an essential part of any successful career, but developing soft skills in the workplace doesn’t come easily to everyone. Here are some of the most important soft skills a successful team member requires. 5 Soft Skills and the Value They Add.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Content & Version Control

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 e-Learning Content & Version Control Earlier this week, Janet Clarey wrote about the " Preservation of e-Learning Content." After reading Janets post, I talked with our CTO about some ways that we could build a little bit of "version control" into our Flash Course Development Templates. More likely, if they dont have version control tools, its because they havent even thought about it. I suppose most LMS/LCMS keep track of versions on some levels.

Elements of Effective Information Design

ATD Learning Technologies

This is the second of three posts that discuss the importance of employing information design in your soft-skills e-learning. This installment examines elements of effective information design. Click here to read full version

Is Microlearning Effective for Corporate Training?


The question is how to make the training more efficient and interesting for the employees so that it can achieve its overall goal – to help them improve their knowledge and skills. To enhance the skills and knowledge of the employees. Why is Microlearning Effective?

Metacognition for Effective Online Learning


It is also all about understanding how to learn effectively, in a limited amount of time, using strategies that are corrected over time. You need to create autonomous and self-starting learners, who are responsible for their own learning and are willing to share the synthesized version of their knowledge with peers. Provide problem scenarios that require a broad spectrum of skills to solve. This learning strategy is highly effective in terms of time and effort.

Elements of Effective Information Design

ATD Learning Technologies

This is the second of three posts that discuss the importance of employing information design in your soft-skills e-learning. This installment examines elements of effective information design. Click here to read full version

The 25 (+1) Most Important Skills for Small Business Employee Training [INFOGRAPHIC]

There’s no shortage of skills your employees could be working on right now. Here are the most popular and effective topics for learning and improving small business skills: Click here to see the full size version.

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18 Must-Know LMS Training Topics for Effective eLearning

eThink Education

With regular new version releases , countless plugins and customization possibilities, and specific Moodle or Totara functionality that not everyone is familiar with, it’s essential to ensure your team continuously refreshes and builds their eLearning knowledge in order to maximize functionality and the industry’s best practices to deliver effective, engaging, and up-to-date training and education.

Skills Series: A Beginner’s Guide to Product Vision

General Assembly

Learn how this skill can guide you and your team toward success. Welcome to General Assembly ’s Skills Series, where our expert instructors introduce you to key skills in the high-demand fields of data , web development , user experience design , marketing , and more.

3 Golden Rules For Delivering Effective Technical Training — Without The Boredom

WalkMe Training Station

Technical training relates to the skill set an individual has when working in a company to complete various tasks and activities.” Technical Training teaches the skills needed to design, develop, implement, maintain, support or operate a particular technology or related application, product or service.” Or it could be simply that your company is switching to the newest version of Microsoft Office. These skills will improve their performance and often lead to more innovation.

Measuring training effectiveness — the Kirkpatrick model


Of course learning itself is never really over but a training cycle is deemed complete once its effectiveness has been evaluated and plans for the next steps on the learning path have been drawn. The post Measuring training effectiveness — the Kirkpatrick model appeared first on MATRIX Blog.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Designers and developers are focused, in other words, on making sure that they create effective digital content. the version 2.1 and version 2.1.

Why yesterday’s skills and development strategies aren’t enough to survive today’s digital transformation

Learning Wire

lack digital skills and 14% have none [2]. an estimated 60M people are shut off from jobs because of a lack of digital skills: nearly 20% of American adults do not use the Internet at home, work, or at school, or by mobile device [3]. lack adequate digital skills [4].

Effectiveness of E-trainings for Compliance in the Pharma Industry

CommLab India

Traditional classroom training, though effective for other trainings, may not be the right option for compliance training. It can also be a scenario that puts them through a thought process and enhances their decision-making skills.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Designers and developers are focused, in other words, on making sure that they create effective digital content. the version 2.1 and version 2.1.

Can You Make Yourself More Creative? – Exploring the Creative Expectation Effect


In their study, the Creative Stereotype Effect , Dumas and Dunbar wanted to see if they could produce a change in creativity as measured by the Guilford test. What Dumas and Dunbar have discovered is a specific application of the Expectation Effect.

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Version – Product Review

eLearning 24-7

I deck out the house with special effects, ghostly lights, the whole works. Ease of use – No tech skill required, no knowledge of online learning required (but.see further down). Tech skill is nil. While this makes sense if the archive is an older version and you are updating it, it seems an extra step, if you pulled the course because of whatever reason and it wasn’t because there is a new version online. I love Halloween.

How Sales Process Training Can Be Made Effective With eLearningc

CommLab India

Scenario-based learning to improve decision-making skills. According to this journal on scenario-based learning, this way of learning helps improve decision making skills. Any sales rep who has missed a sales training session can watch a recorded version of it and make up for the loss.

What’s the most effective type of Performance Management?


One of the problems with this practice is that it fails to create real value and is incredibly time-consuming, thus costing too much in resources and non-effective worktime. Your development awareness needs to be on competencies, skills and processes rather than on hard KPIs. Today, many performance management solutions focus on both the models described above providing effective results. This easy way to drive performance management is extremely effective.

Corporate Training Problems Solved by Effective Learning Solutions

CommLab India

There was a time when many organizations struggled to provide training that their employees needed to perform their jobs effectively. Interesting Tidbit: Half of an individual’s digital skill set becomes obsolete in 2.5

Course of the Week Highlight: Enhance Your Technical Skill Set


Just like the software installed in our computer, our skills become less effective and even obsolete over time. We need to absorb and learn new information every day in order to maintain our effectiveness in the long term.

Five Must-Have Skills for Learning Professionals: An Update


The first post I wrote here was Critical Skills Learning Professionals Need Now , back in October 2010. Since then, I’ve been on a quest to help people in the learning and development industry continuously learn new skills and stay current. Software developers think in versions.

The app effect: why playfulness is indispensable to learning

Saffron Interactive

If you want to learn something new, there’s not only an app for that, but there’s a bright and colourful app that will educate you through interactive games, record your progress, and occasionally bombard you with adverts (if you choose to download the free versions, like myself). In children, play has been shown to enhance social and cognitive skills, improve self-confidence, and develop emotional maturity, while in adults, regular play can result in increased creativity and happiness.

How Effective is Your Training? Focus on Measurements that Matter


If there’s a real value in quizzing your trainees, try to maximize quiz effectiveness by crafting questions around skills that support behaviors, i.e. specific, measurable, actionable, achievable, and observable. When her skills aren’t being tested by her children, you’ll find her helping others to develop their own training design muscles. Online Training business goals Job Skills learning & development training training evaluation

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