Gaming in Corporate Training: Asset or Liability for Employees?

TOPYX LMS

The question is, “Is engaging in serious games at work an asset or a liability for employees?” The post Gaming in Corporate Training: Asset or Liability for Employees? Gaming is a practice that has been around for a few decades.

Copyright And Intellectual Property In Instructional Design

eLearning Industry

Make sure your company/clients are protected from liability by carefully respecting copyright and intellectual property laws. You loved that picture of a grumpy cat. But are you allowed to use it? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Instructional Design Copyright eLearning Instructional Design Challenges Instructional Design Tips Intellectual Property Rights

Is Workplace Sexual Harassment Training Effective?

Dashe & Thomson

Organizations are taking the very necessary steps to keep their employees safe (and protect themselves from liability). We’ve recently received a flood of inquiries on sexual harassment training, from updating outdated and ineffective old training to realizing the need to establish such training. It comes as no surprise in the light of recent events from the entertainment industry to Congress, and the ascent of the #metoo movement.

Cyber Security – Online Training Course and Certification Program

Swift eLearning Services

Implementing effective security measures will not only offer liability protection, but, it also increase efficiency and productivity. Welcome to the world of virtual reality wherein every organization is responsible for ensuring Cyber Security. The ability to protect an organizations information system from impairment or theft is essential.

The Need for Employees Refresher Training

Your Training Edge

Thus, the provision of discrimination and harassment training will lead to reduced liabilities by ensuring that the employees are aware of what is ethical. Such training will keep the workers informed of the existing guidelines and at the same time save the company from any liabilities.

Using Bass Ackward Design for Performer Support

Living in Learning

This distinction becomes a liability when we treat performer support as an add-on to training or as an after-the-fact development cycle rather than including it as part of our core design discipline. Knowing what to do…and being equipped [supported] to effectively do what needs done. are the equivalent of comparing great training to the effective application of learning. We train the former.and we support the performer on the latter.

Training Isn't the Answer

The Peformance Improvement

Most companies have been offering training since the 1990s, primarily in order to manage their risk of liability. Every day, it seems, another high profile case of sexual harassment comes to light.

Effectively Using eLearning for Compliance Training

cogentys

While compliance training is important – a company certainly doesn’t want to set itself up for liability issues by failing to provide such courses – it’s also among the most boring subjects for employees and management. Using eLearning for Compliance Training. Then there’s the question of efficiency, and that’s where standard compliance training models fall flat.

3 Best Practices of Designing E-learning Assessments

CommLab India

Are its liabilities. Here the second option is not appropriate as liabilities are the opposite of assets. Good assessments play a key role in the making of an effective e-learning course.

Astonishing New Adobe Technology Enables Knowledge Sharing for Everyone

Adobe Captivate

Losing knowledge because people change jobs, move on or leave is a very expensive liability [.]. There’s an astonishing new technology in the newly released Adobe Presenter 8. Now anyone can easily create compelling personalized videos from the comfort of their own desk. Check out this video to get a sense of what I’m talking about. Adobe Presenter Community eLearning Suite eLearning this week How do I.

Managing to Learn, Learning to Manage in the Knowledge Economy

The Peformance Improvement

Although many companies pay lip service to the idea that employees are their most valuable asset, they remain stuck in a 20th century mindset in which employees are a liability. Harness the power of employees’ minds!

4 Reasons Why eLearning Is a Low-Risk Corporate Training Tool

TOPYX LMS

Let’s take a moment to focus in on the benefits and liabilities of eLearning. Training is vital in the workforce today. Zig Ziglar made a great point when he said, “ What’s worse than training your workers and losing them? Not training them and keeping them.”

e-Learning and Compliance Training: Strategies for impactful course design

G-Cube

Failing this, an organization is open to a lot of undesirable liability – both in terms of money and credibility. Compliance trainings feature prominently in most organizational training calendars. The technology-aided platform works very well with these mandatory trainings.

Cross-platform LMS Integration Strategies

Web Courseworks

They can educate association members and staff (which can reduce costs and liabilities), and, just as importantly, they can drive revenue in association business models.

Where is game-based learning headed? An Interview With Sharon Boller

Knowledge Guru

I interviewed Bottom-Line Performance President and industry thought leader, Sharon Boller to learn more about current game-based learning trends and where this learning strategy is headed in 2017. Sharon has been writing and speaking about game-based learning since at least 2008.

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Lessons Learnt While Developing An e-Course On ‘Corporate Social Responsibility: A Design Perspective’

G-Cube

Failing this, an organization is exposed to a lot of undesirable liability – both in terms of money and credibility.

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Take Advantage of Mobile Technology to Maximize Agent and Broker Performance

Inkling

Minimize risk and liability. The risks of misinformation extend beyond confused or lost customers: “If the broker was responsible for the misrepresentations, the broker may face liability to the insured,” according the the American Bar Association.

4 Ways Using an LMS Will Improve Your Safety Training

LearningZen

Compliance tracking- Reporting on who has passed and completed Safety training and who has not can help with liability protection for your company or organization.

Challenging the myths surrounding informal learning

Jay Cross

a liability” = no risk, no reward. being in business creates potential liabilities. Jane Hart just alerted me to this post on Blackboard Blog, 5 Myths About Informal Learning. My comment is awaiting moderation, so I’ll repost it here: Right on. I’ve found that optimists view these five things as benefits where pessimists see only red flags. I’m in the optimist camp.

Tracking Social Media for Possible Confidentiality Violations

Tony Karrer

Are communications through these media that are affiliated with the organization or company being monitored for liability risks and being retained in case of litigation? SM2 discovers and inventories all blogs and wikis being used in an organization, records these communications and monitors them for risks and liabilities.

Root and Branch - Part 2

Mark Oehlert

Simple, they''re liabilities. What''s amazing is that in the face of such widespread reaction to and recognition of things like a "talent war" and trying to recruit and retain the best and brightest - at the very base level of finances, we still regard and treat people as liabilities.

Tips for Starting to Freelance

Experiencing eLearning

Professional Liability Insurance. One thing I didn’t initially realize I needed is professional liability and errors and omissions (E&O) insurance. In August, I quit my job as a long-term contractor at Cisco to officially make the leap to freelancing. I did some side projects earlier in the year, but not enough to replace my full-time income.

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Social Learning on a shoestring

Spicy Learning

Carroll, a Canadian musician, had his guitar damaged by United and although this was upsetting, the customer service he received in the following nine months drove him to distraction – United just refused to accept any liability. Social Learning on a shoestring. Hanif Sazen.

Why localized content matters, and how to get started

Visual Lounge

It can help give your company a competitive edge, expand your market, avoid liability, and establish a great brand worldwide. You probably already know you need localized content. And you may already be taking steps toward creating content on a global scale.

eLearning Course or Job Aid: Which do your Learners Need?

Bottom-Line Performance

Tasks that put the company at greater risk of liability, loss of money, and mistakes are also important areas to focus on in training. Most L&D departments are shifting from “just sit down and take this course” to “just-in-time learning.”

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This Week on #TalkTech: MakerSwarm, Interactive Video, and Data Hoarders

Bottom-Line Performance

Dark data not only consumes valuable storage, network and management resources, it increases liability unless proactively purged using pre-established criteria for defensible deletion.”. #TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats.

Why is Compliance so Hard? And Why it Doesn’t Have to Be!

Enyota Learning

Compliance training is essential for several reasons - to ensure compliance that drives better process adherence and performance, to avoid legal liability for violations, and to add business value and ensure competitive advantage. For large organizations with a distributed workforce, compliance training is a key focus area. This is necessary to ensure employees are educated on the laws, regulations, and policies that apply to their day-to-day job responsibilities.

Copyright and Intellectual Property in Instructional Design

Obsidian Learning

Copyright and intellectual property laws remain in effect, and your company and/or clients could face liability issues if the deliverables you present contain music, images, videos, etc.,

Six Ways to Turn Subject Matter Experts into Leaders

CLO Magazine

In fact, subject matter expertise can be a liability. By Deb Hordon. I recently coached a talented high-tech executive who received startling feedback that he was ineffective on the senior leadership team because he didn’t communicate well or influence his cross-functional peers.

To Learn, Realize Success Is a Moving Target

CLO Magazine

This, in turn, can cause serious liabilities to us personally and to the teams of people with whom we work and lead. This article is the third in a series focused on the need for continuous learning. Read Part 1 , originally published in the July/August 2018 issue of Chief Learning Officer.

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Corporate Training: It’s time to enter a new frontier

Axonify

More specifically, 36% of the overall business benefits in general liability and 24% in worker’s comp are a direct result from training efforts on the Axonify Microlearning Platform. How to measure, understand, and continuously optimize the business impact of learning. Here’s the startling truth: Business leaders spend $140B globally on training each year, but they have no idea whether or not training is moving the needle on any business initiative. Ridiculous?

Why Should You Partner With a Management and Training Corporation?

WalkMe Training Station

Companies must comply with legal regulations, and without proper training can face liabilities which send your organization down a slippery slope. It’s a firmly established norm for companies to engage their staff with regular training development, but the prospect of working with an external management and training corporation is an interesting one. This has emerged as a popular concept in today’s digital era, where the necessity for constant innovation can be difficult to maintain.

Experiential Learning: ‘What’, ‘Why’, and ‘How’ for Corporate Trainers

Bottom-Line Performance

Instead of putting someone in the operating room, out on the factory floor, or in a mining environment, operating a $2 million piece of equipment, organizations can design a virtual or simulated experience and provide meaningful practice without the liability.

3 Ways Learning Will Transform Your Nonprofit

Litmos

In the age of social media and the need to instantly share a moment, ensuring that proper guidelines are followed is key to reducing liability.

Bullying at Work: EEOC Won’t Take It Anymore

ej4 eLearning

Most training over the past 30 years has not worked as a prevention tool—it’s been too much about avoiding legal liability. The term “workplace harassment” often conjures images of 1950s-style gender-based pestering where men made women feel uncomfortable and powerless through comments and touch that would not fly in today’s workplace – “Mad Men” style. The issue has become much wider than just gender though, and is recognized by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Why Compliance is so Hard? And Why It Doesn’t Have to Be?

Enyota Learning

Compliance training is essential for several reasons - to ensure compliance that drives better process adherence and performance, to avoid legal liability for violations, and to add business value and ensure competitive advantage. For large organizations with a distributed workforce, compliance training is a key focus area. This is necessary to ensure employees are educated on the laws, regulations, and policies that apply to their day-to-day job responsibilities.

Are you Incurring Training Debt?

Spark Your Interest

Ignoring legislative or regulatory requirements – You might also risk an employee doing a task wrong, which could have dire circumstances for your customers, your company or even create personal liability. I recently read this post about “ HR Debt “, which I strongly encourage you to read. Most startup founders are familiar with the idea of technical debt , whereby poor system design or coding builds problems over time and makes it hard to improve a piece of software.