Continuous learning with a purpose

CLO Magazine

Of the many lessons learned from the unprecedented change, challenges and disruption in the past year and a half, perhaps the most striking is the importance of a robust learning and development strategy that is well-aligned with business needs, especially when those needs change rapidly.

Introduction to Performance Consulting

Infopro Learning

You can measure the results from performance consulting initiatives using the following levels of evaluation (ref: Jack and Patti Phillips — ROI methodology): Level 1: Have employees responded favorably to the new initiatives? Performance consulting initiatives benefit organizations in multiple ways — from a reduction in the cost of training (by eliminating unnecessary training) to better harmony between learning and the business strategy.


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Three Challenges Faced by Today’s L&D Leaders

Your Training Edge

Many learning organizations today are in need of a new approach and a fresh strategy. Technology and accompanying business realities have not only changed the way we work, but also the way we learn. Most challenges faced by training managers today, I believe, fall into a three broad categories: Developing effective, impactful learning solutions that keep pace with technology and changing learning behavior. The Learning Challenge. 5. Learning.

Timing is Everything Series: Part 6 Structured vs. On-Demand Learning

Infopro Learning

Timing is Everything Series: Intro , Anxiety , Information Overload , Knowledge Formation , Optimum Performance , Growth , Stagnancy , or Decline , Structured vs. On-Demand Learning, ( Download the complete white paper ). Structured vs. On-Demand Learning. Structured training programs like those that employ the learning curve framework are good to use for training employees on key performance indicators and mission-critical competencies. Sources: Phillips, J.

CFO, Friend or Foe?

CLO Magazine

Speaking at a Human Capital Analytics Conference in New York, the chief learning officer for a large telecom made an interesting comment about her relationship with the CFO: “Two years ago, I usually tried to avoid meeting with our CFO. Now, I consider the CFO a colleague, an ally and a partner as we drive value from learning and talent development.”. In most organizations, the CFO is gaining influence and is now more involved in learning and development than any time in the past.

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Celebrating one year of Learning Impact


It’s hard to believe that we’re now approaching our 13th episode, and a year has passed since we launched our Learning Impact Digital Series. And Heather Conklin, SVP & GM of Trailhead, Salesforce spoke about tailoring the learning experience at Trailhead.

Free learning & development webinars for September 2021

Limestone Learning

As learning and development (L&D) professionals, leveraging the new ICF team coaching competencies in your practice will create stronger results, more cohesive teams and greater awareness of their behaviours. few learning programs effectively leverage mobile learning.

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Unicorn is now part of The Access Group!

Unicorn Training

The Access Group, today announced the acquisition of Unicorn, the UK’s leading provider of learning technology solutions. The acquisition of Unicorn, comes hot on the heels of the acquisition of Riliance, the UK leader for Online Training, Compliance and Risk Management in the UK’s Legal Sector and signals Access’s intent to be a major player in Digital Learning across multiple industries.

Determining The ROI Of eLearning – Using Kirkpatrick’s Model Of Training Evaluation

Adobe Captivate

The selection of the right format is crucial in encouraging the learners to pursue it and also in ensuring that they connect with it, complete it and apply the learning on the job. Identifying the learning strategy. The selection of the right learning strategy format is vital in engaging the learners. As we know, only an effective learning strategy can create a sticky learning experience. Level 2: Learning. Level 2: Learning.

Workplace Learning 2025 – What is the ROI of learning and development?

Learning Pool

Six Part Series: Workplace Learning 2025. Part 4: While the benefits of workplace learning are wide-ranging, measuring the return on investment (ROI) remains a challenge for many organisations. This report was originally published on Raconteur in association with Learning Pool.

Unicorn and Amuzo Ask ‘Learning Games – You Cannot Be Serious!’ at LT15

Unicorn Training

Ever wondered how games could fit into your learning strategy? Unicorn Training are delighted to announce that Mike Hawkyard, MD of Unicorn’s educational games partners, Amuzo, will deliver a seminar on ‘Learning Games - You Cannot Be Serious!’ at Learning Technologies on Wednesday 28 January. Peter Phillips, Unicorn Training CEO, added: “We have always been committed to action learning.

10 New Years Resolutions for Learning and Development Professionals


To some New Years Resolutions are cliched, but as Learning & Development professionals, growth mindset is in our DNA and starting off the year with goals and ambitions is not only natural but mission critical to learning, growth, and achieving success. Centralize learning and deliver a uniform experience. As a virtual company, we strive for all of our employees to learn and grow in The Centric Way as part of their DNA. Shift the learning mindset from push to pull.

Determining The ROI Of eLearning – Using Kirkpatrick’s Model Of Training Evaluation

EI Design

The selection of the right format is crucial in encouraging the learners to pursue it and also in ensuring that they connect with it, complete it and apply the learning on the job. Identifying the learning strategy. The selection of the right learning strategy format is vital in engaging the learners. As we know, only an effective learning strategy can create a sticky learning experience. Level 2: Learning. Level 2: Learning.

Free learning & development webinars for August 2021

Limestone Learning

PT: Use PowerPoint Live Presentations to Create Unique Audience Experiences Join Richard Goring, Director at BrightCarbon, to learn about PowerPoint’s new and wonderful presentation option called Live Presentations. How Learning and Development can plan for a post-COVID 19 work environment.

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Unicorn to launch new ‘Learning Ecosphere’ white paper at Learning Technologies

Unicorn Training

Peter Phillips, Unicorn CEO, said:“The mobile revolution has opened up exciting new opportunities for L&D to radically improve the effectiveness of their investment in learning. But mobile learning is inherently different from, and does not replace, the more traditional enterprise led training.

Why Don’t Businesses Measure Training ROI?


The most frequently chosen answer in our survey, 54% of learning leaders believe lack of clear company goals is the primary reason for stymied ROI measuring. . The best advocate for the importance of learning is you, the learning leader.

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Free learning & development webinars for October 2021

Limestone Learning

Whether you’re new to L&D, or an experienced learning leader, there’s something in this for everyone. You’ll learn: How to develop a course based on your training needs. Garima Gupta, founder-director of Artha Learning Inc., PT: The Next Frontier for Learning and Development.

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Free L&D webinars for December 2020

Limestone Learning

PT: Rethink LMS: How to Choose Your Next-Gen Learning Platform and Technology Partner Out with LMS and in with Learning Platforms. For most organizations, the LMS is only one component of the learning and development tech stack, and only one piece of the entire employee experience.

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Why Investing in Learning Analytics Makes Business Sense

EI Design

It is in this context that the usage of Learning Analytics comes to your rescue. You can use the Learning Analytics to: Validate if the learner interaction with the training was as planned. In this blog, I outline why investing in Learning Analytics makes business sense. Level 2: Learning (Learning gain that can be attributed directly to the training). Facilitate the application of learning on the job.

Free learning & development webinars for March 2022

Limestone Learning

PT: Intersections in Learning with Sion Dayson Sion Dayson is an American voice actor based in Valencia, Spain. PT: Agile for Learning and Development Traditional project-based, rigid approaches to developing learning experiences put extra strain on resources, slowing the process down.

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5 Tips To Maximize The ROI Of Online Training

Adobe Captivate

In today’s context, adding Phillips’ ROI calculation as the fifth level makes this framework more useful and relevant. Level 2: Learning. The classic approach to measuring what the learners learned (validate against the expected takeaways) is through summative assessments (at the end of the course). The entire exercise begins with the TNA where the current and desired competency mapping is done, and the expected learning gains or outcomes are identified.

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Putting learning at the heart of talent strategy

Leo Learning

And by its very nature, this constant technical innovation and the accelerated pace of business are putting organisations of all types squarely in the learning business. Here’s more on the importance of putting learning at the heart of talent strategy from LEO Learning’s Chief Strategy Officer, Piers Lea. Put simply, we’re learning. Learning is the new work. What this means for employees is that they must always be learning.

Free L&D webinars for December 2019

Limestone Learning

Monday, December 2, 2019, 11:00AM – 11:30AM PT: DEMO: Personalized Development Programs: Why Learning Alone Isn’t Enough (Free for ATD members) Today’s work environment creates several learning and development challenges. In this session, Dr. Patti Phillips, CEO, ROI Institute, Inc.,

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Free L&D webinars for April 2020

Limestone Learning

The coronavirus may have robbed us of face-to-face interaction, but it can’t rob us of learning. Thursday, April 2, 2020, 10AM – 11AM PT: From In-Person to Virtual Learning – The Time Is Now! Recognize what type of competency-based learning works to build skills of the future.

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Free L&D webinars for March 2021

Limestone Learning

If you feel sunny and ready to learn something new, why not sign up for one of the free webinars being offered this month? What can we learn from these various approaches about the use of web cameras, the approach to delivery, and the application of technology?

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Free learning & development webinars for September 2020

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 9AM – 10AM PT: Learn How to Create Assessments for Your Video Training and Publish to an LMS You’ve shot an awesome video for the upcoming training initiative, but what’s the best way to get your video into an elearning course on your LMS?

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The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support


THE JOURNEY: In today’s business environments where: ‘Learning at the speed of need’ is the most crucial factor for success. Learning is largely informal (on-the-job), a little social (peer), and least formal (training programs and courses). Today, while working on the design of a proximity-based embedded performance support mobile app using Qualcomm’s Gimbal Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons, we set out on a quick journey to explore and learn more about this concept.

Free learning & development webinars for June 2021

Limestone Learning

PT: How to Easily Create Multi-Language Elearning Courses Language and location present their own challenges when it comes to delivering learning to international audiences. Without a clear strategy for the retention and elevation of diverse talent, companies are at risk of backsliding.

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Building a Better Working World

CLO Magazine

Building a better working world — this is EY’s ultimate purpose, one it works to espouse through its Vision 2020 strategy launched in 2013. At the heart of this strategy is having the highest-performing teams provide exceptional client service worldwide. From left: Simon Berridge, Jan Cannon-Bowers, Christiana Zidwick, Brenda Sugrue, Eric Ellefsen, Shawn Phillips. Sugrue has led the charge the past four years in developing and executing EY’s learning strategy.

What is stopping companies from measuring learning: Skillsets, datasets, toolsets or mindsets?


. Is your company''s learning and development strategy wedged between a rock and hard place? In one of our recent posts, " Why you need to take a Google Analytics approach to measuring learning ," we lay the foundation of our perspective regarding L&D''s constant battle for greater relevance in business strategy and planning. In short, learning and development organizations and departments are suffering from an analytics crisis.



The best you can do is position them where they can find what they need to know when they need to know it.” – Seymour Papert THE JOURNEY: In today’s business environments where: ‘Learning at the speed of need’ is the most crucial factor for success. Learning is largely informal (on-the-job), a little social (peer), and least formal (training programs and courses). Big Data (Learning Analytics).

Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI

Obsidian Learning

New post Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI on Obsidian Learning. Reactions to a learning event are important and the happy sheets do serve a purpose, but will they really provide enough hard data for informed decision making when greater investment in training is needed, budgets are cut, competition for resources is fierce, and times get tough? The Phillips ROI Methodology took this model a step further, adding the ROI calculation as a fifth level.

E-Learning & Instructional Design 101

Rapid eLearning

Learning Happens. But the reality is whether or not we build courses, people still learn what they need to learn. That’s because learning happens. We learn all the time. We are continually learning as we take in information, explore and solve problems, and interact with people. It’s as if Mitch and Murray sent Blake into our heads to remind us to “A-B-L…Always Be Learning.” There’s never a point where we turn off the ability to learn.

Free L&D webinars for October 2018

Limestone Learning

This webinar will reveal five key strategies to implementing a successful training program that positions managers to engage, develop, and retain top talent. Tim Hagen of Progress Coaching will provide innovative and unique strategies based on a proven methodology that has been around 20 years specifically helping managers become powerful and engage manager coaches. We have moved from course catalogs and compliance to micro-learning and personalization.

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Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Open-Source vs. Closed-Source LMS: Why the Technology Your LMS Uses Matters When looking for a new Learning Management System, there are a multitude of questions that must be asked, starting with: What do I need my LMS to be able to do to allow us to reach our eLearning goals? In this webcast, you’ll learn the steps to become a mindful leader. Learn to meditate. Create a strategy to invest in yourself. Digitizing learning.