When should you outsource your training or eLearning development?


The selected vendor is responsible for every aspect of training—from training needs analysis, development, and delivery to ongoing follow-up and re-training. All products, processes, and technologies related to that sub-task are then owned, implemented, and managed by the outsourcing vendor.

Do You Really Need That New Elearning Consultant? If So…

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And understanding or contributing to the big picture leads to insightful strategic advice. . Also, if you need professional liability insurance (as many Government and larger companies do) check that the freelancer has the necessary coverages. . They must understand the big picture.


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Ask a learning architect: Is it time to break up with your LMS?

CLO Magazine

Even if organizational learning investment isn’t your cup of tea, you could at least picture your workers doing onboarding or compliance training more efficiently—like though microlearning. Q: I’m writing about my learning management system.

Designing a Learning Budget You Can Defend

CLO Magazine

If the request involves an outside vendor firm, get ahead of the master services agreements approval process to avoid getting tripped up by red tape. The reason is obvious: Business leaders have a clear understanding of exactly what the funds will be used for and why it matters in the bigger picture. Learning organizations are under constant pressure to prove their value to the enterprise.

Learning Goes Social

CLO Magazine

The ability to collaborate, innovate and gain expertise in real time has never been easier — and vendors in the learning industry who believe the sky’s the limit are working to ensure this is just the beginning of the social collaboration era. For example, if an employee is brought on to run a piece of equipment, it would be in an employer’s best interest to put in place a formal learning process to avoid liability issues.

Kevin Bruny: Man of the People

CLO Magazine

While there, the nonprofit’s training vendor told Bruny he should consider a career in training and development. While the county’s overall financial picture is beginning to bounce back after the recession, its budget might have to be cut to cover a number of unfunded mandates from the state, such as having to contribute to pension shortfalls for teachers within the county. For Kevin Bruny, chief learning officer for Chesterfield County, Va.,

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