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eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

In my last two articles on eLearning, I focused on understanding the needs for your LMS and the assessment of the project for your organization through a feasibility analysis , which I recommend as your first two steps of your online course platform evaluation. eLearning trends. Making the eLearning a fun event through gamification can substantially impact your learners’ engagement. Online Course Platform versus eLearning Platform.

Lessons Learned: LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

I recently completed an extensive LMS Feasibility Study, a project I wrote about in my previous article “ LMS implementation without frustration ” and that I discussed in my eLearning Case Study. We identified a number of potential benefits a Learning Management System can provide for them, such as: Organizing all eLearning content in one location. Providing a single source of access to eLearning materials.

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LMS implementation without frustration

Petra Mayer

System Implementation Consultants. On the other end of the spectrum, you may receive a response to your RFI or RFP (Request for Proposal) from a consultancy, who specializes in the implementation of a system such as SAP. In that case, the consultants are likely going to highlight their expertise and service approach over the capability of the system. An external project consultant and project manager can help make the implementation project less stressful.

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3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

Costs for consultants hired to support the project. Consulting (additional cost for consulting and implementation – may be included in licensing fee). eLearning Industry , an online publication specializing in the Learning and Development sector, has published an eBook article about the different LMS Pricing Models that differentiates between: Cloud-Based LMS Pricing Models (metered per learner, use or active learner).

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

eLearning—and it looks great and seems to tick all the. Or drop us an email at: Innovative digital learning | LMS solutions | Off the shelf learning resources | Consultancy WE’RE. Developing a. Results-Driven. Curriculum. 3C O N T E N T S Contents Introduction PA G E 4 Five Steps to a.

8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment

Petra Mayer

In those instances, you do not need to create technical eLearning files that provide you with detailed tracking. Those are the actual eLearning files that can be interactive and that allow for complete progress tracking. A consultant can be a great resource to ask the right questions as they come with a fresh view to the organization. The post 8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment appeared first on Petra Mayer Consulting.

The Impact of Action-based Learning

Petra Mayer

The post The Impact of Action-based Learning appeared first on Petra Mayer Consulting. Articles Insights Learning and Development elearning Infographic LMS Online Courses

How eLearning Is A Great Lead Magnet

Petra Mayer

eLearning can play an important role as a lead magnet. Here’s how eLearning is a great lead magnet and how to use it to your advantage. eLearning is without a doubt one of the best ways to get email opt-ins, as by offering a free online course on your website, you’re providing an incentive for people to sign up with little commitment on their part. Now that you know how eLearning is a great lead magnet, it’s time to get your web-based learning off the ground.

How an eLearning Business Strategy Saves Time and Money

Petra Mayer

eLearning is a learning tool that’s widely adopted around the world and it’s a beneficial business strategy, whatever their size. eLearning, also known as online training, is perfect for companies that want to be able to train their staff wherever they are in the world. It goes without saying that an eLearning business strategy saves you time and money, and here’s how: Less travel costs & resources. Are you still wondering how eLearning saves you time and money?

How To Develop Online Courses And Grow Your Business

Petra Mayer

The post How To Develop Online Courses And Grow Your Business appeared first on Petra Mayer Consulting. Articles Insights Learning and Development Online Programs Business Strategy elearningDo you ever wish that you could enhance and grow your business by providing an online course, but you’re unsure of where to start and how to do it all alone? I understand how confusing creating your own online course can be, especially if it’s not something you’ve ever done before.

How Not Being Ready is a Big Myth

Petra Mayer

The post How Not Being Ready is a Big Myth appeared first on Petra Mayer Consulting. Articles Insights Online Programs Business Management Business Strategy elearningOne of the most common phrases I hear from my clients is “I’m just not ready yet”. But the truth is, I don’t think we ever truly feel that we are being ready as business owners and sometimes you just have to take a leap of faith, put your mind to it, and work as hard as you can to achieve your goals.

Interview on Brain Lady Speaks: Engaging Online Programs

Petra Mayer

The post Interview on Brain Lady Speaks: Engaging Online Programs appeared first on Petra Mayer Consulting. Insights Interviews elearning Lead Generation Learning Styles Online Marketing Revenue Generation Value CreationThe brain is a marvellous thing! And Julie “Brain Lady” Anderson has been exploring the brain and how it impacts what makes us successful for over 20 years.

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Security for Freelancers and Consultants

Experiencing eLearning

Many people are reluctant to become freelancers or consultants because the risk seems too high. Freelancers and consultants are generally better prepared for finding that next thing. I think many of us consultants and freelancers probably have more security than we realize, and many people in full-time jobs don’t realize how little security they truly have. The post Security for Freelancers and Consultants appeared first on Experiencing eLearning.

Consulting Services

Web Courseworks

The CourseStage consulting team affords expertise from multiple sectors to organizations that offer online education to professional learners. Our consulting services maximize your processes for efficiency and quality, with everything from learning business plans to situational learning design. We keep up to speed on the rapid pace of change in the eLearning industry so you don’t have to, and we guarantee improved time to market and overall program success.

Hire an eLearning Consultant

Web Courseworks

This is when you consider how consultants may be beneficial. CEO, Jon Aleckson , explains that Web Courseworks takes a three-phased approach when consulting his clients. What to Look for When Choosing an Learning Business Consultant. You will be working with your consultant often and if they are not a person that the organization feels they’d work well with, then you are setting yourself up for failure. Starting an online learning business is not a walk in the park.

The Moodle Course Development Guide for eLearning Consultants

Lambda Solutions

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What Does an eLearning Consultant Do?

eLearning Architect

You probably see the job title bouncing around, but what does an eLearning consultant actually do? But I wanted to explain how I became a consultant, because I think experience is an essential part of what makes a consultant. “ “ Experience is an essential part of what makes a consultant. ” I knew it would be a role in eLearning - that was never in doubt. Was growing an eLearning design agency what I wanted? BUSINESS OF ELEARNING

ADDIE Abandoned for Performance Consulting Skills

Living in Learning

For that last few days I have been contributing to a thread on the eLearning Guild’s network group on LinkedIn. Continuous Learning Discovery & Consulting ADDIE LinkedIn new classroom performance consulting work contextThe topic that has been hotly debated, trashed, twisted, modified, and/or exalted is none other than ADDIE.


Are You a Performance Consultant?

Integrated Learnings

We have been placed into a box that can be a real challenge to get out of, especially when it comes to moving into more of a performance consulting type of role. So…what is Performance Consulting, anyway? Here is an illustration to help clarify the concept of performance consulting. This provides an excellent opportunity to consult and partner with those types of clients to look at all of these environmental and motivational factors. By Dean Hawkinson.

6 Unexpected Benefits Of Change Management Consulting For eLearning Companies

eLearning Industry

Is change management consulting a wise investment for your eLearning company? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning Change Management eLearning Content Development Outsourcing eLearning eBooks eLearning OutsourcingIn this article, I highlight 6 notable reasons why you may want to hire an experienced professional for the job.

Learning And Development Consultant

eLearning Industry

This post was first published on eLearning Industry Allen Communication Learning Services Inc.

How a Small Consulting Company Implemented an LMS and Became the Best ELearning Course Provider 2017


Today’s case is from the Industry of Consulting and Quality Management. Last week we shared two stories of successfully implemented online training projects within our blog series intended to take a behind-the-scenes look at building a successful LMS-based business. Blog articles

7 Change Management Consulting Questions To Ask Your eLearning Outsourcing Partner

eLearning Industry

This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning Change Management eLearning Content Development Outsourcing eLearning eBooks eLearning OutsourcingThere’s so much to do and so little time. So, prepping questions before the big meeting is the best option. But what do you ask your change management outsourcing partner in order to ensure you get the best return on your investment?

ID and eLearning Links (9/23/18)

Experiencing eLearning

Meg Cumby Consulting. tags: consulting freelance. The post ID and eLearning Links (9/23/18) appeared first on Experiencing eLearning. Bookmarks consulting freelance independent consultant LearnDash usabilitySet LearnDash lessons to completed Storyline triggers – Building Better Courses Discussions – E-Learning Heroes.

Direct vs Consultative Digital Content Development

B Online Learning

We see this building content for clients and for the clients we consult with and the clients we train. Having acknowledged that there are intrinsic and unique aspects of all eLearning projects we must also mention there are some broad components of content development that allow us to categorise the type of development required and adjust our approach to that development. Consultative Project.

Implementing Successful Training in the Consulting Industry

Ed App

The Consulting industry is constantly changing and shifting in nature, which is why it is essential to implement a successful training strategy for your employees. Unexpected events, such as the Great Recession of 2008 and 2009, can have detrimental impacts on the Consulting industry, whereby firms must be resilient and agile to cope with these shocks. A method of training that provides this opportunity to consulting firms is the practice of microlearning.

8 Advantages of Hiring an eLearning Consultant


Hiring a skilled eLearning consultant is an alternative approach that can save your business time and money in the long run. Although hiring an eLearning consultant may cost you more at the onset of the project, you will quickly come to find that it was well worth the investment when you see the outcome of the virtual training courses produced. Here are eight advantages of hiring an eLearning specialist over doing it on your own.

Consultancy: Development Of An Online Blended Learning Course

eLearning Industry

This post was first published on eLearning Industry The Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP).

Where To Find The Best LMS Consultants To Help You Make The Right Software Decision

eLearning Industry

A hard choice for sure with endless software options in the eLearning market. An LMS consultant can evaluate all the options based upon your selection criteria like cost, features, scalability, and more. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Truth be told, sometimes an expert can help your business achieve more. The same goes when looking for the best LMS.

SweetRush Increases Consulting Strength With Addition Of Aimee Lantzy

eLearning Industry

Aimee Lantzy becomes SweetRush’s newest Solution Architect, strengthening the company’s unique team of highly qualified consultants This post was first published on eLearning Industry

Show me the problem! From instructional designer to performance consultant


In this guest blog, Jean Marrapodi explores this common issue and challenges instructional designers to start thinking of themselves more as performance consultants. Maybe we need an elearning module to explain ‘supply chain management’, so they can see the bigger picture.”.

ID & eLearning Links 4/7/20

Experiencing eLearning

Marketing YOUR Freelance eLearning Business – YouTube Ant Pugh on all the marketing tactics he tried when he started freelancing. Enroll in the eLearning Freelancer Bootcamp by 4/10. I’m offering an eLearning Freelancer Bootcamp with Robin Sargent and Nicole Papiaoannou.

8 Tips To Define The Scope Of Your Corporate eLearning Project Before An LMS Consult

eLearning Industry

To answer these questions, you need to conduct an in-depth corporate eLearning project analysis. In this article, I share 8 tips to determine the scope of your corporate eLearning project so that you can get the full benefit from an LMS consult. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Which features should you look for in your next LMS? How much should you allocate for upfront costs and ongoing maintenance?

Consultancy Service For Potential Buyers Of Learning Management Systems

eLearning Industry

The network-based media and publishing company, eLearning Industry, has launched a service offering online advice and guidance for anyone who has been given responsibility for sourcing and buying a learning management system. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

7 Tips To Estimate The Ideal Number Of Users To Get A More Accurate LMS Consulting

eLearning Industry

Before you enlist the aid of a trained LMS consultant, you need to know how many users you must accommodate. This article features 7 top tips to estimate the ideal number of users and get a more accurate LMS consulting. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Management Systems LMS RFI LMS RFP LMS Selection LMS Vendors

Convert Training to Online

Experiencing eLearning

Determine the format of the course (self-paced elearning, blended, virtual training, etc.). eLearning. Converting training to self-paced elearning cuts the time in half. . That’s 30 hours of content, which converts to 15 hours of self-paced elearning. If you’re really looking at converting a full week of classroom training, you might not really want 15 hours of elearning. That gives me about 10 hours of self-paced elearning (20 hours divided in half).

SweetRush Expands Consulting Firepower With Addition Of Caitlin Graves

eLearning Industry

This post was first published on eLearning Industry The company celebrates the arrival of its newest solution architect.