Don’t Know Much About History

CLO Magazine

At a press conference during a recent state visit to France, President Donald Trump thanked his host, French President Emmanuel Macron, and said, “France is America’s first and oldest ally. A lot of people don’t know that.”. Your employer needs you to do it.

Obama’s Going to Close the Skills Gap. But Does It Even Exist?

Mindflash

In his latest State of the Union address, President Obama laid out a raft of economic proposals designed to ferry the unemployed back into work, including training programs for those who need to update their skills. Skills Gap, What Skills Gap?

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.

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?

How Minutes A Day Can Reinvigorate Your Workforce

Axonify

We know you’ve seen it. And all they can think about is their growing to-do list that is only getting longer by the minute. Today’s forward-thinking leaders know corporate learning is poised for disruption, and they’re not afraid to break the rules.

Customer Education: The Complete Guide For Your Business

LearnUpon

But, how do you increase the chances of this happening? How do you help your customers discover you are the solution for them? It’s fast becoming a must-do strategy for modern businesses. Every business has a customer training program be it formal or informal.

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7 Considerations when building your Training Strategy for 2017

Your Training Edge

Current online training programs are increasing in number, making it clear that e learning is an essential means for the business development. If your organization is also doing the same, be aware it would just not do. Know yourself.

3 Ways to Show Your Organization How Valuable You Really Are

EthosCE

One of the most time and resource intensive components of CME management is collecting, warehousing, and analyzing program data. Accurate data supports: The development of activities that are tailored to meet learner knowledge gaps.

Ryan Moore from Uncanny Automator Helps You Integrate your WordPress LMS with the Most Important Apps For Your Personalized Learning Paths and Course Designs

LifterLMS

As course creators, we tend to think of students as one body of users going through your course material, but individual students do interact with your content in different ways. We started working together doing some course development about 18 years ago, and did that for a little while.

Experiential Learning Through Cultural Immersion

CLO Magazine

Diversity and inclusion is one of the most pressing issues facing companies today. Diversity programs are often introduced into companies that are struggling with representation already, which means filling diversity slates takes longer and requires more investment.

Diamonds in the Rough

CLO Magazine

So it’s not surprising that a 2014 Deloitte University Press survey of global organizations revealed that 86 percent of participating companies said having more effective leaders at all levels was their No. Some of these programs are quite exotic.

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7 Considerations when building your Training Strategy for 2016

Your Training Edge

Current online training programs are increasing in number, making it clear that e learning is an essential means for the business development. If your organization is also doing the same, be aware it would just not do. Know yourself. Take into account all the pressing requirements and constraints while still keeping in mind the big picture i.e. what should be the long term corporate development.

An Expert’s View On The Transformation of Employee Training

WalkMe Training Station

He is the author of the upcoming book from ATD Press, “Learning In The Age of Immediacy: Five Factors for How We Connect, Communicate, and Get Work Done.” Jason Silver: Where do you think the field of employee training is headed? Which innovative trends do you recognize nowadays?

PowerPoint: Create an Infographic

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ George  If you need to create an Infographic, there are better programs than PowerPoint that you could use. One reason PowerPoint isn't the first program people think of for Infographics is that infographics are traditionally not the same size as a PowerPoint slide.

Why Now is the Right Time to Build a Powerful Workforce

Avilar

When it comes to building tomorrow’s federal workforce, government leaders agree that technology is outdated, retiring personnel are leaving knowledge gaps in their wake, and employees need to be rewarded based on performance (not longevity). We know it works.

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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How Better Visibility of Your Course Data Provides Insights

EthosCE

As a CME director, you’re passionate about delivering the best possible educational experiences to your learners— and you’ve marshaled all of your resources to do so consistently. It will help create an overall portrait of your program’s current and past learner outcomes.

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?

Training a Specific Population – An Interview with Kelly Prince

WalkMe Training Station

Companies are taking a deep dive into employee training, knowing all too well this step of the on boarding process is the platform for success. What are some key differences you recognize in a successful training program? Many programs don’t address that. Take Note!

Experimental Learning Through Cultural Immersion

CLO Magazine

Diversity and inclusion is one of the most pressing issues facing companies today. Diversity programs are often introduced into companies that are struggling with representation already, which means filling diversity slates takes longer and requires more investment.

Why evolving corporate learning isn’t an option

Axonify

Compounding this urgency is the fact that today’s employees need to know more. Similar to many large organizations, there were several issues he needed to address in his existing program: Associates expected to know more information than ever before. Simply put, his employees were not digesting, remembering or operationalizing what they needed to know to do their jobs. You would be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t own a smartphone these days.

Why yesterday’s skills and development strategies aren’t enough to survive today’s digital transformation

Learning Wire

an estimated 60M people are shut off from jobs because of a lack of digital skills: nearly 20% of American adults do not use the Internet at home, work, or at school, or by mobile device [3]. Progress generates a skills gap.

Why Knowledge of Your CME Course Data = Power (for Directors)

EthosCE

As a CME director, you’re passionate about delivering the best possible educational experiences to your learners—and you’ve marshaled all of your resources to do so consistently. Because CME course data powers CME program success—allowing you to make data-driven decisions about how to allocate resources, fine-tune curriculum design, and even pivot marketing strategy to reach new audiences. It will help create an overall portrait of your program’s current and past learner outcomes.

Restructure the employee experience for a better future

Learning Wire

Our greatest fear in this fast-paced 21st century is what to do when everything changes. Who would take the enormous risk of completely changing their organization in order to better prepare for something you do not yet fully understand? Do your employees feel a sense of worth?

Free L&D webinars for October 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: How to Deliver a Coaching Training Program Managers Love! This webinar will reveal five key strategies to implementing a successful training program that positions managers to engage, develop, and retain top talent.

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What is Just-in Time Training (and the Best Practices to Adopt it for your Business)

eFront

Classes had to be scheduled in advance so learners will know when and where the session will be. Mobile apps can now book transportation with just a button press. This approach works best with learners who do not have much time to spend in front of a computer.

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Moodle LMS: Hot Potatoes is Now Free!

The E-Learning Curve

The exercises use HTML and JavaScript to implement their interactivity, but you do NOT need to know anything about these languages in order to use the programs. All you need to do is enter the data for your exercises (questions, answers, responses etc.),

Employee Onboarding Training

TalentLMS

What do successful organizations know about handling and retaining new hires that you don’t? The hire was a logical result of a gap in talent. An effective HR department knows the monetary value of talent and how it will help fulfill the organizational strategy and KPIs.

Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Selling, Developing, and Delivering a Modern Learning Program for Financial Services (Free for ATD members) Disruption is the new normal in the financial services industry, and that’s made learning and development more important than ever.

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Free L&D webinars for December 2017

Limestone Learning

If you still have work to do, and you need a little inspiration, look no further than this month’s list of free webinars. You get a fairly significant skills gap. Join in as the facilitators share various ways to close these skills gaps. But what will you do?

The eLearning Automation Guide For eLearning Professionals

eFront

Are you pressed for time? Do you also need to provide your online learners with customized course content that caters to their goals? In this article, we’ll share everything you need to know about eLearning automation. What Do We Mean By eLearning Automation?

Resolution: This Year Create a Stronger, Smarter Organization

Marcia Conner

They brought me in to reimagine their recruiting, talent management, and leadership development program. Although we spent a month assessing capabilities and gaps, a learning culture audit proved to be the most effective lever. Managers share information on a need-to-know basis.

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Making of a Mindful Leader (Free for ATD members) Did you know that 68.5 Perhaps you’ve seen many blended learning programs fail and want to make sure your initiative is successful. Importance of specific program features.

Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: The ROI Dilemma: Measuring Results of Your Learning Programs (Free for ATD members) Significant resources are being allocated to training and development across most organizations, but many companies still find themselves unsure of results.

Free learning & development webinars for August 2017

Limestone Learning

Investments in programs have generated mixed results. On the one hand the volume of programs is increasing; on the other hand, the business impact is less evident. Did you know that knowing if the learner is right- or left-handed can impact on the user experience?