How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning

TOPYX LMS

The good news is that there are clear-cut answers to most questions regarding the confusing subject of ROI of eLearning. Does eLearning have a good ROI? Not every type of ROI is measurable. The first step in measuring eLearning’s ROI is determining what the initial investment will cost. Most organizations wanting to host eLearning opt to have a social learning management system (LMS), also known as an eLearning system, installed.

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We Need a Wiki in a Wiki

eLearning Blender

Hosted solution – This is what I am leaning towards at this point. There are a ton of free hosted solutions that will most likely get the job done for us. There are quite a few hosted solutions that specialize in Media Wiki and I have also been referred to PBWiki and Project Forum. At this point I am leaning towards a free hosted solution that will let us get started and prove the value of a Wiki. It's obvious that a Wiki would be a great help in my organization.

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Chronically Underfunded E-Learning

eLearning Blender

Senior Management recognizes e-learning as an opportunity for our training dept to take a giant leap forward and more importantly, achieve a better ROI on our training efforts. Moodle may be cheap but most companies are going to have to shell out some cash to either have it hosted or get help with the implementation. I'm hoping that this book leads me to the promise land of effective e-learning at the low, low, price of FREE

Confused with learning technologies? Choose your best option

CommLab India

It is important that you should make use of the latest technologies to build efficiencies and get better ROI. Hosting and managing trainings online. Selection of server: Software as a service: In this option application will be hosted on vendor server and administration access will be provided. The next thing to consider after setting up an online platform to host and manage training is to create the content and deliver.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Companies should be wary of the value a “free” learning platform can deliver and alert to the costs quickly accrued in maintaining, updating and supporting an LMS without a vendor. Despite its low cost and flexibility, Moodle’s weaknesses can make it a costly choice for companies with conflicting needs and requirements. One popular eLearning podcast is hosted by Connie Malamed and started in 2013.

The 50:50 learning model

CLO Magazine

According to our research, there are a variety of low-cost (or even free) and out-of-box training initiatives that startups can take advantage of and provide for their employees. Additionally, when you are in the startup phase there are not enough people to train to give you ROI on a formal course. One of the best low-cost and easy-to-implement training solutions is social learning. Corporate L&D is a key component of any business’s overall strategy.

Free learning & development webinars for June 2021

Limestone Learning

PT: Why Performance-based, Results-focused Instructional Design is Critical to Delivering Training ROI and More This presentation, hosted by Darryl Sink, President of Darryl L. Perhaps the only opportunity you may have is to show the value for the project compared to the cost.

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8 Ways to Cut Costs on your Next Compliance Online Training Course

TalentLMS

Are you trying to stretch your budget and improve online training ROI? Here are 8 ways to cut costs on compliance online training courses. How To Cut Costs On Your Next Compliance Online Training Course. Outsource time-consuming or costly tasks. Host workshops in lieu of comprehensive online training courses. Outsource time-consuming or costly tasks. This may seem like the last thing you should do to cut compliance online training costs.

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8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment

Petra Mayer

How will the LMS support our business objectives and how will we measure the ROI? Imagine going through a lengthy needs assessment, only to find out at the very end that an LMS is not what you need and that there are low cost alternatives that will do the job for you. You can host your assets such as videos, downloads, quizzes in an online course platform that is cheaper to maintain and easier to manage. Not all systems have the capability to host SCORM enabled files.

Building a Learning Culture

Everwise

Last month, Everwise hosted a webinar on “Building a Learning Culture” with Jeff Diana, the former Chief People Officer of Atlassian & SuccessFactors. According to Diana, the four primary benefits of putting resources into building a culture of learning are: 1) increased employee engagement, 2) higher retention, 3) streamlined business processes, and 4) higher ROI/organization success. The best way to start is small and low cost.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

>> Fully hosted and maintained. >> The best part of Litmos is that it is a hosted training system, which means you don’t need help from the I.T. >> Choose your deployment option, SaaS, hosted or on-premise. >> >> Reduce your total cost of ownership. >> mLevel offers a low-cost solution that immerses employees in a fun, casual learning experience that can be easily scaled across an organization.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

One benefit of a cloud LMS is that it’s quicker and more cost-effective to install than self-hosted learning solutions. Although this movement away from Flash will generate cost and complexity for eLearning professionals, LearnUpon offers their customers a number of alternatives including support for HTML5 content delivery. Despite its initial low cost and apparent flexibility, Moodle’s is actually quite expensive to maintain and adapt over time.

Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, July 2, 2019, 8AM – 9AM PT: Customer Service Training Discussion with Lisa Crockett and Host Kristen Hayden Safdie Join EngageTHEM.org Founder, Lisa Crockett and Host Kristen Hayden Safide, as they discuss customer service training—with a bonus discussion about developing a portfolio. The goal is to inspire how learning and talent professionals and HR professionals can develop their own learning to ROI dashboard, elevate the conversation and have a seat at the table.

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Helping Consultants, Experts, and Coaches Smash Through Personal and Professional Plateaus with David Shriner-Cahn

LifterLMS

I’ve heard some people call that a ROI, return on ignorant, like if you really embrace that you don’t know everything or you may not even know the right question to ask, it gives you a different approach to like working on breaking through plateaus to have that humility. I find that people who are good podcast hosts, they have a rough idea of some of the things they want to cover.

Free L&D webinars for July 2018

Limestone Learning

The costs and resources needed to support proper evaluation of learning programs are major obstacles that can prevent learning from having the same operational discipline that other business units may have. Co-morbidities and complex care needs are increasing along with higher healthcare costs. Research indicates 10 per cent of complex care patients represent 62 per cent of total healthcare costs. If your organization is one of them, this could be a costly oversight.

Free L&D webinars for April 2018

Limestone Learning

In this webcast, we’ll examine five serious pitfalls that make YouTube a poor choice for hosting your company’s training videos, then look at the pros and cons of six alternatives to find smarter places for your business to keep its video safe. While everyone agrees that L&D in companies is a good thing, learners and L&D leaders don’t always see eye to eye on the details—preventing both sides from maximizing the ROI of corporate learning.

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

Thursday, August 2, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Improving the Recruiting Process (Free for ATD members) Companies see hiring as a cost or an investment. If seen as a cost, expenses are minimized, squeezed and even eliminated. What are the seven questions that will help avoid errors, identify the cost areas, increase speed, reduce stoppages, engage workers, and many others? Thursday, August 9, 2018, 12PM – 1PM PT: ROI: What Caused It?