Should I Use an eLearning Vendor or a Freelancer?

ThinkingKap Solutions

A while back we wrote an article on finding the right eLearning partner. Among all the conversation that post generated, we’ve gotten a lot of questions about differentiating vendors from freelancers. We are a vendor, and we know (and have worked with) a lot of great freelancers. The question “which is better, eLearning vendor or a freelancer?” What’s the difference between an eLearning vendor and a freelancer? Consulting

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.

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CoreAxis Consulting Named to Top Content Providers for Scenario-based Learning 2020

Coreaxis

Southborough, MA — August 19, 2020 — CoreAxis Consulting is pleased to announce they have been named to the list of the Top Content Providers for Scenario-Based Learning of 2020. This distinction was awarded by eLearning Industries, a company that focuses on rating organizations that develop eLearning solutions for their clients to help businesses source reliable vendors. eLearning Industries has recognized CoreAxis’ hard work by naming them to this prestigious list.

Customize New Hire Training: 5 Reasons to Partner Up With a Vendor for Your Onboarding Program

Obsidian Learning

Your employees might not have the time or specialized skills to convert an existing inperson onboarding program to a virtual one, or to create such a program from scratch. Each organization has its quirks and specificities, and these should be reflected in the onboarding program.

CoreAxis Consulting Named to 2021 Leadership Training Watch List

Coreaxis

March 12, 2021 Southborough, MA : CoreAxis Consulting is pleased to announce they have been named to the watch list of Top Leadership Training Companies of 2021 by TrainingIndustry.com.

How to Write an RFP for LMS Vendors

Web Courseworks

An RFP, or Request for Proposal, allows you to outline what you are looking for in your ideal Learning Management System vendor and creates a standardized form or checklist for all would-be vendors to follow. When every organization or product you are considering follows the same guidelines, answers the same questions and provides the same materials, it is easier for you to compare them and determine which best suits your eLearning program goals.

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LMS Support: Top questions you’re not asking your LMS vendors — but should

Blue Sky eLearn

There are many important factors to consider when narrowing down the list of hundreds of vendors to your top three or four possible solutions. It’s important to ask questions that matter most to your eLearning success. It could be detrimental to the entire learning program.

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.

2020 Awards: The Year in Review

Coreaxis

We have been recognized as a top provider of various training services by renowned institutions such as eLearning Industry, Training Industry and Brandon Hall Group. eLearning Industry Awards. Top 10 eLearning Content Providers for Blended Learning.

The 8-Step Guide To Successful LMS Vendor Selection

Dan Keckan

LMS consulting can help you find the right system for your budget and online training needs. This article features a step-by-step look at how to choose the best LMS vendor for your online training program. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Management Systems LMS Evaluation LMS RFI LMS RFP LMS Selection

Five Reasons to Apply for eLearning Awards

Web Courseworks

This managing eLearning blog’s mission is to inform managers about emerging topics and to impart advice concerning becoming a better leader and manager. As many of you know, I am a crossover corporate eLearning consultant and vendor. Over the last ten years I have concentrated on association, non-profit and healthcare related eLearning PD and performance improvement platforms. Here, I will hobnob with some of the top innovators in corporate eLearning.

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. It will enable the team to identify the ideal vendor based on success criteria which became clearer through the analysis. Include specific scenarios that the vendor solution needs to accommodate and request the vendor to outline how they satisfy this.

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When You May Not Need a Training Program

Bottom-Line Performance

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.” ” The company pays an eLearning provider $30,000 to create the courses and organizes an all-day instructor-led training session for sales reps on best practices. ” The Role of eLearning Providers. Because after all, an eLearning course is a pretty expensive bandaid.

Task List for Your Learning Management System (LMS) Implementation

Adobe Captivate

Work closely with your LMS vendor. You can also group tasks by dividing your implementation into five phases, like this: 1: Before vendor is selected | 2: After vendor is selected | 3: During contract negotiations | 4: Before go-live | 5: After go-live. I’ve led or consulted on 30+ implementations, and I change the task list every time. Ask your new LMS vendor about this.). Ask your LMS vendor for advice.).

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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. Evaluate Your Current eLearning Strategy.

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?

3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

Implementation costs by the vendor or related third party. System integration costs by third party vendors with other systems. Costs for consultants hired to support the project. Cost due to impact on training programs. Re-work of existing training programs. Cost of development of new programs not previously offered. Consulting (additional cost for consulting and implementation – may be included in licensing fee).

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Starting a Customer Education Program: What You Should Know

Talented Learning

Are you thinking about starting a customer education program? 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. This means vendors spend more on marketing and sales to acquire a customer than they actually receive at the start of a relationship. 42 hours for passive elearning (no interactivity).

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 instructional design

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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40+ of the World’s Best Sales Training Programs to Get Your Team Into Shape

Sales Hacker

If talent acquisition, development, and retention are top-of-mind for you as a sales leader, here are 40+ of the best sales training programs to check out! Salespeople who complete excellent training programs deliver 10% higher win rates. More importantly, they’re also generating significant value for the learners and companies who take their training programs. The Harris Consulting Group. Programs include. Consultant-led onsite training.

eLearning vs. Class Room

ICDTranslation

With schools and businesses opening or not opening soon, the pros and cons of eLearning have come to the fore front. eLearning and class-room training are two different forms of learning that have their differences but also quite a few similarities.

Training Industry and eLearning Industry Award CoreAxis With Top Honors

Coreaxis

Southborough, MA, March 26, 2021 — It’s been quite a March for CoreAxis Consulting. said Mark Zides, Founder and CEO of CoreAxis Consulting. The post Training Industry and eLearning Industry Award CoreAxis With Top Honors appeared first on CoreAxis Corporate Training & eLearning.

CoreAxis Named Top Content Providers for Custom eLearning for 2020

Coreaxis

Southborough, MA — November 9, 2020: CoreAxis Consulting is pleased to announce they have been named to the list of Top Content Providers for Custom eLearning for 2020 by eLearningindustry.com. To learn more about this award, visit the eLearning Industry website.

CoreAxis Named Top Content Providers for Custom eLearning for 2020

Coreaxis

Southborough, MA — November 9, 2020: CoreAxis Consulting is pleased to announce they have been named to the list of Top Content Providers for Custom eLearning for 2020 by eLearningindustry.com. To learn more about this award, visit the eLearning Industry website.

Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development: Ultimate Cheat Sheet

Adobe Captivate

Outsourcing of eLearning content development has been there for a few decades. It enables the Learning and Development teams to focus on the next level of tasks including strategic planning, determining ways to measure the effectiveness of learning, analyzing program usage, and exploration on what more is possible. However, there are several challenges that are inherent to outsourcing eLearning content development. Focus on custom eLearning development.

2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

But the industry’s unbridled expansion started to lose steam a couple of years ago, when vendors began seeking growth through acquisition. And as vendors focus more heavily on gaining market share dominance, buyers should prepare for further M&A confusion, uncertainty and disruption.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

What does the future of eLearning hold? I think a good place is by asking 49 of the world’s leading eLearning experts the top 3 trends they predict for 2017. Here are the two most interesting takeaways from surveying 49 eLearning experts: Trend of Trends: 9 trends were picked by 10% or more of the experts. Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. Dr. Partridge is an eLearning Evangelist for Adobe Systems.

eLearning: xAPI is Geek Free and Ready to Go

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Here's the evidence:  Four leading courseware development tools have adopted the specification, putting the creation of xAPI statements within reach of the average elearning instructional designer/developer.   Real world example:  ZingTrain, the training and consulting arm of the Zingerman's Community of Businesses, is building customer service training modules for their employees and to sell to their clients. eLearning xAPI

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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? Creating great eLearning is HARD! The same goes for eLearning development. Do we have the skills to build eLearning internally?

21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)

Learnnovators

That’s why the instigators of the Serious eLearning Manifesto banded together; too few people were applying good formal learning principles! The eLearning community is headed for more collaboration and less formal instruction. The experiences of people who attended EDUC 689 – an informal course on ‘Designing for Informal Learning’ – before, during, and after the class in the form of 140-character tweets that they shared with the readers of eLearn Magazine. .

Microlearning improves employee training programs

Aptara

Microlearning improves employee training programs. A particularly effective strategy is offering training and development programs that continuously provide employees with growth opportunities. In 2014, only 33 percent of companies were satisfied with their training programs and nearly half said more technology-based learning tools were needed, according to a study conducted by APQC. Microlearning is becoming a staple in professional training programs.

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. Who are the vendors? Submit the form below to schedule a free preliminary consultation at your convenience.

What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

As an independent learning systems consultant , I’m often asked to share my opinion about what’s happening in the LMS market. Today we see companies of all sizes delivering customized educational programs to employees as well as external audiences – all from the same scalable learning platform. Of course, no vendor can innovate effectively in all areas at once, so each chooses matters most in its niche. It’s a good time to be an LMS selection consultant.

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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.

Podcast 32: Building a Customer Education Business Case – With Bill Cushard of Learndot

Talented Learning

For example, I worked on elearning projects for customers at Accenture. If you search Crunchbase for enterprise SaaS and cloud software vendors – and maybe even on-premise – you might find 5000 total companies in the world. Lessons learned from real-world programs.

Must-Haves in Your eLearning Project Management Toolbox

eLearning Brothers

She was responsible for leading a core working team of about 12 people and consulted regularly with the ever-increasing group of stakeholders. She provided us with lists of deliverables and reminded us to submit documents and requirements to the vendor. These are the must-have tools if you’re looking to successfully manage an eLearning project : An ability to negotiate. The post Must-Haves in Your eLearning Project Management Toolbox appeared first on eLearning Brothers.