Is your company know-how about to leave? How to close the skills gap before it opens.

Pract.us

When people take their know-how with them, the whole team suffers. In particular, you have to make sure that exiting employees don’t leave a skills gap in their wakes. They didn’t address the skills gap before shaking up the workforce. Prevent the gap with a culture of learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

A ‘low-cost’ LMS starts at an average of $58K. That’s the low price. Why do companies continue to pay huge dollars for products that are now being offered for free? Because it’s open source, there are no licensing costs. Talented individuals who can program like hell and believe in the open source philosophy. That means your IT department has to know how to do all the code. Do you think were at a tipping point?

How to do Online Training for Government the Right Way

Avilar

We know that the U.S. Human resource leaders are revamping outdated recruitment methods and building educational partnerships to fill a pipeline of younger workers who can fill skills gaps. eLearning is a cost-effective way to deliver a range of courses or just-in-time microlearning.

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. ROI (return on investment): A ratio of the profit accrued by an investment versus the cost of the investment.

8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment

Petra Mayer

What resources do we need to implement the LMS? 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.

Powerful Employee Learning for Small Businesses on a Budget

Pract.us

Consider some low-cost training strategies. They have to fill skills gaps and onboard new people as efficiently as possible. So what can you do that will effectively help employees learn without killing the budget? What do they do well? How can you do that?

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What is Design Thinking and Why Should You Care?

Pract.us

I’ve seen a lot of people writing lately about the need for design thinking in employee learning and development programs. Going through what customers do to experience what they do. So what does this mean for my L&D program?

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9 creative ways to revitalize outdated online training courses

TalentLMS

Looking for cost-effective ways to modernize your training activities? This way, they can get the most from your online training program. But how do you breathe new life into your online training without spending a small fortune or enduring lengthy overhauls ?

2014: The Year of the Corporate MOOC?

Your Training Edge

If you’ve been following the MOOC news, you’ll know that massive open online courses have had their ups and downs. More organizations became faced with skills gaps, which came in two major flavors.

Measurement Matters: 3 Data Analytics Lessons to Remember

Talented Learning

But these days, it’s hard for any of us to avoid analytics , no matter what we do for a living. If you know what sets you apart, you can quantify it. But how do you quantify quality ? Leaders thought they wanted to track marketing program impact. And how do you respond?

The future is bright: corporate learning gets smart

Torrance Learning

Rapid development tools allow the fast and easy creation of new elearning programs, and organizations can choose from a variety of off-the-shelf libraries containing thousands of courses for very low cost. How do you stack up against other teams in the organization?

Diamonds in the Rough

CLO Magazine

This low percentage represents a huge gap in an area where organizations are spending so much money and focusing so much energy. Some of these programs are quite exotic. Another program offers budding leaders the opportunity to explore their leadership capacity using horses.

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

TalentLMS

Here are 8 ways to cut costs on compliance online training courses. How To Cut Costs On Your Next Compliance Online Training Course. Evaluate your current compliance online training program. Outsource time-consuming or costly tasks.

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Building a Learning Culture

Everwise

What we know for certain is that an organization won’t succeed without the right talent. For example, Do you have rituals that regulate and reinforce values? If you have values around learning and growth, do you have rituals that signal that growth?

Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

Lisa has more than 25 years of progressive experience building effective people programs in high profile companies across industries, including Consumer Goods, Publishing, High-Tech, and Healthcare. Most scholars would say “no” because it depends on what you’re trying to do.

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Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget

Obsidian Learning

While everybody likes a low price at the pump, those of us in oil and gas know only too well how important robust oil prices are to the health of our industry. Low cost per barrel means high anxiety for everyone, from the boardroom to the oil patch.

Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

Many leaders are simply too busy to focus on their development or don’t know where to start. Do you know how well you’re doing? You’ll get answers to: How will the certificate program help you professionally and make you stand out? But how do you scale role play?

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Continuing Education: Will You Sell More CEUs With an LMS?

Talented Learning

If you offer continuing education programs , should you invest in a modern learning platform to sell, deliver and manage CEU content? And if you don’t yet offer CEUs, what should you know before you take the plunge? 3) Functional Gap. 5) License and Cost Misalignment.

LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

It’s also because I’m a fiercely independent analyst and LMS selection consultant and it’s my job to know what’s happening among the hundreds of vendors who are pushing the boundaries of LMS innovation. 4) Uncertainty and change — what role do they play?

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How (and Why) You Should Promote Informal Learning with Trainees (and the Boss)

Mindflash

Do they learn more about their job from formal training (classroom, online, etc.) or do they learn more informally (from peers, managers, etc.)? In the past many companies viewed informal learning as a negative reflection on their formal training programs.

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

LifterLMS

An effective strategy Chris shares for taking down those roadblocks is to embrace that you don’t know everything and may not even be asking the right questions. When we’re executing on a plan, the plan is based on what we know that we know and what we know that we don’t know.

Help Millennials Get Jobs: Offer Online Learning & Career Resources

WBT Systems

Every association wants to recruit millennial members, but the cost of membership may exceed a millennial’s budget. And that’s just the cost of joining. Create an online career center that features professional development programs and other career resources for young professionals. Industry trends job-seekers must know. Skills gap assessments—along with continuing education recommendations to fill in gaps.

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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. Optimize your brand, technology and employee referral program.

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

And once you’ve defined it, how do you cultivate a strong, positive culture? Consequences include risk of legal action, significant costs in penalties, damage to brand reputation, and more. You will learn: The risks presented by compliance programs based on a checkbox mentality.

The Future of the Corporate University

CLO Magazine

If the sole mission of the corporate university is to give employees what they want, Vance argues those universities will become extinct — displaced by aggregators who can give employees what they want at low costs and entirely outside the corporate system.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

awards program was first implemented to formalize the recommendation and purchase process for the e-learning community. program formalizes this referral process. SumTotal Learn provides the personalized, contextual learning required to help your people be better at their jobs while they are doing them. >> Reduce your total cost of ownership. >> >> Build compensation and reward programs that invest in your employees. >>

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

It’s jam-packed full of helpful terms, bookmark it so that you are always in the know. API (Application Programming Interface). API provides an interface that allows developers to interact with programs and applications, including learning management systems.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you know a free e-Learning book that is not included in the list please I will highly appreciate if you write a comment with a link to that book. -- -- CU Online Handbook - University of Colorado Denver (Update 12/06/2010: suggested by PRL ) Do you currently teach online?