Do You Really Need That New Elearning Consultant? If So…

Spark Your Interest

So organizations everywhere are hiring elearning consultants to help them. But in the world of consulting, there are many nightmarish stories. Do you really need that new elearning consultant? Consulting War Stories. Including an elearning consultant.

Consulting Services

Web Courseworks

The CourseStage consulting team affords expertise from multiple sectors to organizations that offer online education to professional learners. So we’ve come to know a thing or two about professional development learning programs for associations, medical societies, and other member-based professional groups. Our consulting services maximize your processes for efficiency and quality, with everything from learning business plans to situational learning design.

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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

8 Advantages of Hiring an eLearning Consultant

KnowledgeAnywhere

Often, there is pressure from upper-level management to get an online training program in play, quickly. 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.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

term more often than not describes the development of a full program. So where do most curriculum programs fall short? eLearning—and it looks great and seems to tick all the. they are ready for your team to. If in doubt, ask team members to explain how. the program?

How to Assemble the Perfect eLearning Team

ThinkingKap Solutions

For anyone who has not worked on a significant sized eLearning project, all the moving pieces can make it feel like a Rube Goldberg machine. Creating the perfect eLearning team that works best for you really depends on your staffing, structure, and bandwidth. There are at least 8 different roles that need to be performed on a typical eLearning project. As you consider your eLearning team, you need to determine where these skills are going to come from.

7 Tips To Create a Killer Onboarding Training Programs

Your Training Edge

But according to research done by a consulting firm BCG, companies with a structured onboarding training program in place have the opportunity to double their profit margins and revenue growth. This is because having a robust onboarding training program ensures that the new candidate is productive and has improved on-the-job performance. . with a good onboarding training program. Here Are A Few Tips On How To Design An Effective Onboarding Training Program.

Elucidat Offers L&D Teams Free Access To $3k Program In The Wake Of COVID-19

eLearning Industry

Learning consultants at Elucidat have removed the price tag from one of their services to support learning teams in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

Show me the problem! From instructional designer to performance consultant

Elucidat

Have you ever delivered a learning program and found that, nothing seems to have changed as a result? In this guest blog, Jean Marrapodi explores this common issue and challenges instructional designers to start thinking of themselves more as performance consultants. Excitedly, you begin noodling relay race games to build team camaraderie and efficiency. Maybe we need an elearning module to explain ‘supply chain management’, so they can see the bigger picture.”.

Education and Marketing – Why the Two Must Team for Success in eLearning

Association eLearning

This is generally a good thing and ensures expertise in a particular area, whether it is marketing your association’s conferences and membership or designing certification programs and managing your association’s learning management system (LMS). The problem is, when it comes time to market the association’s eLearning education or professional development in general, the lines get blurred, the message gets lost or marketing opportunities are missed entirely.

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Your chance to join our Free Learning Program!

Elucidat

As a result, many L&D teams are making the shift to online learning. The Digital Learning Skill Up Program will help you take your training online in just 30 days! Take your training from face-to-face to blended online learning with our Digital Learning Skill-Up Program. Learning teams across the global are rapidly adapting their strategies to support learners in new roles, procedures and practices. – Customer, International Construction Consultant.

When You May Not Need a Training Program

Bottom-Line Performance

Your sales reps are supposed to upload sent proposals to a shared server for future reference or reuse by other team members. When the VP of Sales notices that a large number of proposals are not ending up in the portal, he pushes for a series of six 20 minute eLearning courses on “Sales Process Awareness.” Sometimes, your team is already motivated to do their jobs well, but they feel frustrated or limited by the structures in which they work.

Podcast Episode 7: Modern Certification Programs – With Arleen Thomas

Talented Learning

On a regular basis, I’m interviewing some of the most knowledgeable professionals in the field of extended enterprise learning – including vendor executives, consultants, customers and others. EPISODE 7 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: What can associations do to modernize certification programs for young professionals? So, how does this kind of certification program succeed in today’s environment? What is the history behind this certification program?

Starting a Customer Education Program: What You Should Know

Talented Learning

Are you thinking about starting a customer education program? Or maybe your support team spends so much time training customers that a dedicated position seems justified. Specifically: 1) When to invest in a customer education program. To help you dig deeper, I’ve also outlined each of those topics below… 1) When to Invest in a Customer Education Program. Most teams don’t recover the cost in their first years, even if they sell training at a premium.

What to expect from the Digital Learning Skill-Up Program

Elucidat

We’re closing in on the launch for the Digital Learning Skill-Up Program – where you’ll learn how to take your face-to-face training online. Charlotte Curl, the Program Manager, shares what you can expect to see over the next 30 days. – Charlotte Curl , Program Manager, Elucidat. The blended program will include live webinars on each topic, pre-reading , practical activities , real-world examples and tips from industry experts. . #1

7 Tips To Evaluate Your Resources Before Outsourcing eLearning

InfoPro Learning

Are you getting ready to outsource your eLearning? In this article, I’ll share 7 tips to evaluate your assets before you outsource eLearning. How To Evaluate Your Resources Before Outsourcing eLearning. Outsourcing eLearning can help you save time and make effective use of your resources. Thorough evaluations improve eLearning ROI and ensure a smooth collaboration. Form An Outsourcing eLearning Prep Team.

28 eLearning quotes from eLearning experts, implementers, and gurus

TalentLMS

No matter the reason, these eLearning quotes will help you understand how important and beneficial online learning can be for any organization. eLearning quotes from eLearning experts. We reached out to eLearning experts to provide us with their take on online training.

How to Build and Execute an Effective Coaching Program

KnowledgeAnywhere

Adding coaching into your current training and development program can have many benefits. How to build an effective coaching program. Let’s dive into why coaching is such a powerful accompaniment to training and how to build and execute an effective coaching program. There are several additions to an online training program that increase the long-term effectiveness of these initiatives, one of which is coaching. How to Build an Effective Coaching Program.

Corporate eLearning vs Higher Ed. eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Instructional Designer, eLearning Consultant, Feature & Technical Writer. Corporate eLearning and Academic eLearning have many overlaps and similarities. Corporate eLearning is commonly conducted by the human resources department or a training department, to train the workers to do specific tasks in accordance to corporate policies and safety standards. The individual course is part of a larger degree program. eLearning. Academic eLearning.

Elearning Authoring Tools to Skyrocket Training

Continu

If you are unfamiliar with elearning authoring tools and wondering how to use them. So when we talk about elearning authoring tools, what exactly does that mean? Basically, this tool is a software program used to create learning modules and training sessions. Next, you may wonder what skill set is necessary to use elearning authoring tools. Before we jump into comparing five great elearning authoring tools, let’s talk about creating content using one of these tools.

Falling Prey Of Low Employee Performance? 4 Signs Your Organization Need A Training Program!

Your Training Edge

Training programs are often problematic in the execution phase. Read on below to find out the signs that show that your organization needs a training program: Inability To Perform Basic Actions. Similarly, a delegator for academic writing may find it useful to set up a general list of instructions for each team member. Scarlett Erin is a Head of HR, Business Consultant, and a Budding Entrepreneur. They take away a big chunk of time and resources of the employer.

Should I Use an eLearning Vendor or a Freelancer?

ThinkingKap Solutions

A while back we wrote an article on finding the right eLearning partner. The question “which is better, eLearning vendor or a freelancer?” What’s the difference between an eLearning vendor and a freelancer? A million years ago, I was a one-man training department until I built up my team. Do you want a resource focusing on a little of everything or a specialized team maximizing what skills they do best? Developing eLearning is no different.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program.

4 Ways to Increase Non-Dues Revenue

Web Courseworks

Do you currently manage an eLearning department at an association? Are your education programs bringing in value for the organization and for your members? There are steps you can take to make sure you have the appropriate assets and knowledge base to make your eLearning Business a success. Here are the four main components that make an eLearning business thrive or dive. Know who you have on your team and what their capabilities are.

3 Major Misconceptions about ELearning

LearnDash

While many people (including myself) contest that elearning is a viable solution for organizations large and small, there are some unfortunate misconceptions regarding elearning that decrease its effectiveness. In most cases, this is the result of key decision makers in companies not fully understanding the concept of elearning, and instead buying into the benefits based on the sales pitches they hear from vendors. Elearning Development & Management is Part-Time Work.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program.

Successfully Implement Your Learning Management System (Includes Webinar Recording & Slides)

Adobe Captivate

On November 29, I presented a 60 minute session on how to efficiently implement an LMS, based on my experience during 30+ implementations I’ve led or consulted on for clients and former employers. If you’d like to get to know other professionals in e-learning and learning technology, create an account on the Adobe Elearning blog or join the 2,300 members of LinkedIn group Learning Management System (LMS) Administrators.

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10 eLearning gamification examples

Ed App

Integrating gamification into everyday online learning (eLearning) keeps people more engaged, curious, and motivated. By combining gamification elements with eLearning, you create a fun, convenient, and inclusive learning experience.

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. In blended learning , asynchronous and synchronous learning elements are being combined as part of one training program. For example, part of the training program is an in-person seminar or event.

The Differences Between eLearning and Distance Learning

Your Training Edge

What’s the difference between eLearning and distance learning? We’ve teamed up with the tutors from Assignment help to understand the difference between the two once and for all. What Is eLearning? eLearning is any kind of learning that includes technology to help the learner. What most people don’t realise about eLearning is that it can happen right in the classroom. After all, eLearning just refers to how the teaching is delivered.

Top Tips to Guarantee a Successful eLearning Program Launch (Part 3)

Litmos

As I discussed in Parts 1 and 2 of this blog series , I presented a webinar with Litmos recently that outlined my top ten tips to guarantee a successful eLearning program launch. The most useful tip I was given as I implemented my first eLearning program was to ‘treat eLearning as a business and treat your learners like customers’. I see many companies recruit learning professionals, content developers and platform administrators to deliver their program.

Big Brained: Smart Ways to Look at eLearning Development

eLearning Brothers

Stuck in an eLearning development rut? We’re excited to bring you two guest presenters who use their unique backgrounds and skills to help people get better eLearning content—Carmen Simon and Ivan Bigney. Ivan Bigney is an eLearning Brothers Custom Solutions Consultant and a regular in the local improv comedy scene here. And the typical goal for creating a message or training program and sharing it with an internal audience is to influence their behavior in some way.

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Do We Have the Skills to Build eLearning Internally?

ThinkingKap Solutions

You have this same decision to make if you want to build eLearning. Now, considering that we’re a training vendor, you may think, “Obviously, you’re going to say I should outsource eLearning. You see, there’s a lot that goes into creating a great eLearning course. Is there a business need for eLearning? The core roles that make up a training team are designers and developers. Creating great eLearning is HARD! Consulting

eLearning: xAPI is Geek Free and Ready to Go

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  In the 1960s, Dr. Bruce Tuckman proposed a team development model that lends some structure to the conversation about xAPI. The thinking is that a team goes through more or less orderly stages of  Forming > Storming > Norming > Performing  as they become a cohesive unit able to grow, face challenges, solve problems and deliver results. eLearning xAPI

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Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

If you don’t fully understand your audience’s learning needs, preferences and behaviors, your program is at risk. About 97% of these member organizations are government contractors that must meet Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) requirements. JEN: That’s where our consultant Carla Downing came in. Can non-members purchase content for a whole team, or only as individuals?