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. Then present the results to your board.

Closing the 5 Reinforcement Gaps

Mindmarker

When designing your post-training reinforcement program, you need to pay attention to the five major reinforcement gaps to get the desired behavior changes. These gaps include: Knowledge. Reinforcement Gaps Most Training Programs Close.

Understanding Your Member Mix: Bridging the Gender Gap

Abila

Throughout the findings we collected in the 2018 Member Education and Career Development Report , there were several data points that highlighted a gender gap among members. Let’s bridge the gap. Develop a mentor program.

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.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. struggle to do this well for is front-line. learning-doing gap. We puzzled over the learning-doing gap and this led us to define a. hope is relevant in many other situations where there’s a learning- doing gap).

Top 4 Problems with Diversity Training and How to Fix Them

KnowledgeCity

But, do we really understand what it means in the workplace? Take a minute to think – how do you define a diverse workplace ? What about other issues, such as generation gaps, language and communication issues, and accommodation of beliefs?

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.

How do you build eLearning?

B Online Learning

When it comes to building eLearning, how do you do it? Do you just open up Articulate Storyline , have a look at the content that your SME has provided and then just start building it? Do they need to be assessed to prove their understanding has changed? You know what?

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! How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? Point of today’s conversation: talking training, design and development if a marketing person were doing it. What are they doing that’s different?

8 Reasons Why Your Online Training Program Is Failing

eFront

Did you recently set up a corporate online training program expecting it to set the world alight, only for it to turn into a damp squib? Most staff training and development programs are a process of evolution and many fall flat at first attempt. Where are the knowledge or skills gaps?

Sales Enablement Gaps White Paper

Count5

An apt description, it assumes the right seller understands all the available content assets so they know how to best use them at the right time. Pisello recommends “implementing programs in concert to be sure your sales reps have the methods, tools and coaching to achieve success.”.

Ranting on the Gender Pay Gap in e-Learning

Usable Learning

In it, she referenced the significant gender pay gap: According to research results, men on average make $10k more than woman. Yes – even in the eLearning biz: There continues to be a consistent gender gap in pay between men and women. I know I’ve left money on the table.

How to compress PowerPoint presentations and reduce picture file size

BrightCarbon

Media-rich presentations are great. Adding to your file size means that your presentation is likely to sit on the unfriendly size of email etiquette, but it also means your PowerPoint will run a lot slower (and it may crash – see this article for more on that ).

Don’t Frustrate Users With Gaps in Your Product Experience

General Assembly

Users interact with a product through many different channels and modes of communication, and bridging the gaps between them is essential to your product’s success. If you present users with a custom call to action in a social media ad , your customer service teams must be ready to respond.

Leverage a LMS to bridge talent gap

Aptara

Leverage a LMS to bridge talent gap. On top of the already present skills gap many organizations are experiencing, there is also the challenge of retaining top performers. . The value of a LMS stays with a company, even if some of its employees do not.".

Transitioning from Teaching to Instructional Design

Experiencing eLearning

While this presentation was primarily aimed at teachers, much of the content also applies to others looking to change careers. The links and resources mentioned during my presentation are listed below.

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Help Your Members Across the Digital Readiness Gap

WBT Systems

But even when people have access to the web, another type of digital divide may present a challenge to associations with online learning programs—a digital readiness gap. If the target market for your educational programs is on the wrong side of this gap, you need to know and you need a plan for bridging the gap. Who’s participated in F2F programs but not in online programs? Using an LMS to Bridge the Digital Readiness Gap.

Knowing Your Audience is Key to Great Data Storytelling

Watershed

Specifically, you need to know your audience and your goal for telling them your story—otherwise, you risk wasting a lot of time and losing the interest of key stakeholders. Do you have similar challenges in reaching your objectives?

Learning Pathways: How to Fill Your Industry’s Skills Gap

WBT Systems

If you ever hiked up a mountain without the help of a trail, you know how frustrating and, sometimes, dangerous it can be. A learning pathway is a designated route through online classes, courses, and other educational programs that is designed to help someone achieve a learning goal, for example, prepare for a specific career or update skills. Learning pathways enhance the value of your online learning programs and increase the loyalty of learners.

How Do You Teach Innovation?

CLO Magazine

To do that they need a workforce that has the skills to solve customer problems by creating new and more innovative products and services. To do that, Robertson said learning leaders should bring customers and executives together as part of the learning process.

Big Data & Training 101: What You Need to Know

Lemonade

I know, I know. And if you haven’t calibrated your content correctly, the data you do collect can be inaccurate. Why Do We Need Big Data In Training? How Do We Get Big Data? But you also need to remember to promote your training program.

Do you want to predict learners’ path?

Origin Learning

Imagine what it would be like to know about the lives of people over a period of 75 years !A Certainly attaining the coveted post of the President of the United States,making him the most powerful man on Earth, is an achievement worth knowing about, right?

Augmented Learning, what you need to know

Aptara

Augmented Learning, what you need to know. Do you want to implement an Augmented Learning program at your organization but you don’t know where to start? Harsh Chhabra, Programming Design Manager, Design Solutions.

9 Strategies to Make Your Peer Learning Program Thrive

CLO Magazine

If you’re sponsoring or developing a peer learning program, you know that professional communities of practice are a cost-effective way to leverage the collective wisdom and experience of a group of leaders with similar roles, challenges or interest areas.

Challenges and Opportunities for Association Education Programs

WBT Systems

In this post, we have collected some articles that we think will be interesting for associations, and that touch on some of the challenges and opportunities for association education programs today.

Looking the Future in the Face

CLO Magazine

Ridner agreed, saying that the best leaders, “motivate their teams to do the best work possible and achieve the best outcomes.”. Bridging the Gaps. The face of leadership is starting to shift.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

Here are the eLearning terms you really need to know, from A-L. API (Application Program Interface) : Provides an interface that allows developers to interact with programs and applications, including learning management systems.

Big Data & Training 101: What You Need to Know

Lemonade

I know, I know. And if you haven’t calibrated your content correctly, the data you do collect can be inaccurate. Why Do We Need Big Data In Training? How Do We Get Big Data? But you also need to remember to promote your training program.

4 Things L&D Professionals Need to Know About Modern Learners

OpenSesame

In an infographic entitled ‘ Meet the Modern Learner ’, Bersin by Deloitte presents a number of statistics that outline how online training is colliding with learners’ jobs, behaviors, habits, and preferences. Let’s take a closer look at each of these needs to better understand how learning programs must evolve in order to increase effectiveness. . If you do the math, that can add up to over 500 hours over the course of a year – yikes.

Create a Corporate Training Program that Sticks: Part 1 – Defining Your Problem

TechSmith Camtasia

How do we deliver the training? In this example, we have no goal or reason to create a training program for colleagues in customer service… Yet. We don’t even know what issue resulted in you being asked to create a training program, or if there’s even an issue to begin with.

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. We have webinars, and one-sheets and live presentations that members can attend around the country. How did you do that? Then we identified gaps.

Portal 101

The Biggest Myth in Building a Learning Culture

Learning Rebels

“The millennial generation requires belonging to an organization where a strong learning culture is present.” Actions you don’t think about, behaviors which are ingrained in the environment, hard-wired into our heads – it’s the way we naturally do things.

Lost in Translation: Decoding the New Language of the Labor Market

CLO Magazine

If you don’t know what the latter is, you’re not alone, because the taxonomy of skills used in the military is completely unintelligible by most corporate recruiters. Talent Management degree inflation labor market skill gap skills-based hiring talent shortage

How to do customer service training

Ed App

Knowing how to do customer service training is an important thing for any organization wishing to attract new customers and retain their old ones. Below are ways on how you can conduct an effective customer care training program. What do you wish your customer support team to learn? Begin by listing everything your team should know. Structure the training program in a manner that it covers what you deem important for that session/period.

How to Design Programs Around Outcomes, Unlock Flipped Classrooms, and More with Course Launcher Ellen Martin

LifterLMS

How to design programs around outcomes, unlock flipped classrooms, and more with course launcher Ellen Martin in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of the LifterLMS team. It is rare to find someone who can do all five of the jobs above. Do you need some help?