Bridging the Skills Gap: An Opportunity for Associations

Association eLearning

There’s a huge skills gap problem facing our nation today, but this crisis represents an opportunity for associations to reinvent themselves and compete with traditional suppliers of higher education. Skills gap isn’t a “someday” problem.

Start Bridging the Tech Skills Gap Today

KnowledgeCity

The tech skills gap is no secret , and it’s only getting wider by the year. Learn how to start bridging the gap today to remain competitive in a rapidly evolving workplace. What can IT workers do to ensure continued success in the industry as it evolves?

Tips for Bridging Generational Gaps in Workplace Training

CourseArc

Unless these complications are recognized and addressed, those gaps can create a communications stumbling block that impedes a company’s or an organization’s long-term success.

Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World

ID Reflections

I have recently joined the open section of #MSLOC 430 - a graduate course in the Master''s Program in Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern University. Here''s a list of related posts on learning in a networked world. Networks have a profound impact on how we learn.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 7 2 Know your. design project you know that it can feel like there. term more often than not describes the development of a full program. So where do most curriculum programs fall short? How do they connect to the business. Know your audience.

Bridge the Skills-Gap with Competency Based Learning

Association eLearning

What can I do? How do I advance in my career when I’m barely qualified for an entry level job in my field even though I have a degree? Who are your potential members and what do they want? How do I know? I might have had some networking opportunities.

Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

Most of us do a retrospection of the year gone by, and a future-spection of the year to come. I thought I''d do the same from an L&D and workplace learning perspective. How do we as L&D tackle this? Will L&D as we know it continue to exist?

Student Memberships: How Associations Can Fill Skills Gaps for Grads

Association eLearning

Many Millennials, like myself, don’t realize that there’s often a huge gap between the content they learn in college and the skills they need to succeed in the workforce after graduation. It’s your job to make sure Millenials know your association exists.

Understanding Your Member Mix: Bridging the Gender Gap

Abila

Some join organizations for networking opportunities, while others join to continue their professional development and education. Let’s bridge the gap. Here are a few next steps to help you begin to bridge the gender gap: Assess your organization’s services and offerings.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! hosted by Training Magazine Network. ** Disclaimers: “I am not a marketer or a game developer.&# (Although he plays a LOT of games). How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? How do they measure success?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Network Instructional Designers Survey

Learning Visions

Monday, March 23, 2009 eLearning Network Instructional Designers Survey As Instructional Designers, it appears were a wide-ranging lot. Not only do we do instructional design, but we also do a whole lot of other stuff. Clive Shepherd tweeted about a survey recently done by the eLearning Network , a non-profit eLearning community based out of the UK. use authoring tools (55%) do graphic design (41%) do testing (55%) [me too!]

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Global Leadership Development (GLD): Distance

Your Training Edge

We are going to take a look at the challenges you may face when implementing a global leadership development program, starting with one of the most obvious challenges: distance. Developing their leadership program may be a little more difficult, starting with the distance that separates them.

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Bridging the Gap: Addressing Barriers to Women in Leadership

Everwise

In “ 7 Ways to Support Women’s Advancement to Leadership Roles ,” Elizabeth Borges, Senior Manager at EverwiseWomen, shared insights gathered from researching the experiences and impact felt by the hundreds of women who have completed the program. I don’t know if the trade-offs are worth it.

Why You Need More User-Generated Content in Your Training Program

Pract.us

But the power of peer-to-peer communication, whether face-to-face or across space and time, can actually help you capture your company’s tribal knowledge, enhance your training program, and build a learning culture. And many have recognized its value in a training program.

Investing in an Automated Future

CLO Magazine

Accenture’s “Reworking the Revolution” report states, “Only 3 percent of executives say they intend to significantly increase investment in training and reskilling programs in the next three years.” Mind the Skill Gap. They expect to do the same at work,” she said.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How successful do you think you have been in transforming your clients’ workplaces (including your present organization) to learning organizations? In the past, L&D‘s focus had been to design training programs based on defined learning needs, skill gaps and business goals.

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Accelerate channel success with a strategic training program

Litmos

You'd better be sure that they know your product(s) inside and out. A totally killer training program, of course. Just like any other corporate training program, you channel program requires a strategic approach and a good deal of planning.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). The program delivers lessons to 50,000+ executives in 150+ companies worldwide. . How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right?

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

The authors of this whitepaper make a compelling case for associations to step in and bridge the growing education-to-employment gap by offering alternative, affordable, industry specific education programs for professional development and credentialing.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Interview with Brent Schlenker

Learning Visions

First, I sat in on a Brent webinar: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! hosted by Training Magazine Network. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

Re-imagining Work and Learning in a Networked World. They want to know the Why and not only the What or the How. Why do you get out of bed in the morning? What would they do differently? We know how obsolete and redundant that matrix is in today’s context.

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Adaptive Learning and the Modern Learner

Axonify

The corporate training department doesn’t offer what he’s looking for so he turns to his social networks for information and support, and regularly Googles for answers to his questions. He can’t wait to be provided with training; he needs information right now to do his job properly.

Female Leaders: Building Confidence and Initiative

CLO Magazine

Earlier this year, with the support of her manager, Karin Hogberg, senior vice president of human resources, the 11-year Volvo veteran initiated an effort to help close a gender gap that can be seen just about anywhere in U.S. They’re actually doing something about it.”.

The Skills Lifecycle Part 1: Alignment and the New HR

Degreed

According to Deloitte’s Rewriting the Rules for the Digital Age , business adapts to technological change at half the rate we do in our personal lives. Part of their budget includes training programs sourced or curated with the partnership of an in-house learning and development expert.

Managers: How To Know When You Need to Add Training

Mindflash

High-society events aren’t my scene but when an opportunity came up recently to mingle with a group of independent business owners over free wine and hors d’œuvres, I couldn’t pass up the chance to build my personal learning network (and enjoy a free lunch).

The Corporate Learner’s Holiday Wish List: 3 Things People Want from Training Programs

Mindflash

If you know what your learners really want from the training, you stand a much better chance of delivering on expectations. Excellent training programs help companies to attract and retain employees, but if employees want to leave, the issue is typically bigger than training.).

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). The program delivers lessons to 50,000+ executives in 150+ companies worldwide. . How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right?

Contemplating Competencies: What Are the Best Companies Doing Now?

Avilar

Any best practices from companies that are doing it well? Companies still use competencies to understand employees’ weaknesses to develop and support a training plan with resources to close the gap. The most successful programs are tied to strategic goals.

How to Prepare Your Mentoring Program to Scale

Everwise

Over 83% of employees say they’d benefit from a mentoring program, yet just 30% of them have participated in one. These programs can be highly effective and have a multiplicative effect across an organization, yet often they flounder after an initial period.

How to Prepare Your Mentoring Program to Scale

Everwise

Over 83% of employees say they’d benefit from a mentoring program, yet just 30% of them have participated in one. These programs can be highly effective and have a multiplicative effect across an organization, yet often they flounder after an initial period.

How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

In this environment, you’d think associations would be bursting at the seams with participants in member education programs. So, at a time when member education programs should be thriving, many have been losing ground. Whatever you do, don’t wait to make a move.

How to Cultivate Top Tech Talent: What Every Exec Needs to Know

General Assembly

The former has to do with the tools, mindset, and organizational structure that will drive the business agenda forward, while the latter has to do with the reskilling that each individual will need to use these tools and thrive in the new organizational context.

Do You Need An Instructional Design Degree?

Rapid eLearning

However, I do appreciate what it takes to get a degree in instructional design and know that what’s learned is valuable and can only enhance a person’s base of knowledge. Because of this, I usually tell people “No, they don’t,” and “Yes, they do.”. Do new things.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

In the post “ 5 Gifts for the HR Department “, John Stepper describes working out loud as a “ different kind of talent program ” writing, “ as more employees work out loud, more of their work is visible along with public feedback on it ”.

Inclusion and the New Workplace: A Conversation with Author Jennifer Brown

Chronus 

Often, we don’t know that these are biased decisions until they’re brought to our attention, which can perpetuate inequality in a company. On the flipside, the person experiencing discrimination is left feeling confused and powerless to do anything.

Adaptive Learning and the Modern Learner

Axonify

The corporate training department doesn’t offer what he’s looking for so he turns to his social networks for information and support, and regularly Googles for answers to his questions. He can’t wait to be provided with training; he needs information right now to do his job properly. Adaptive learning continues to adjust by comparing his existing knowledge with target knowledge levels, and presenting information to address any gaps. Meet Chris.

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.