Team Building 101: 5 Tips for Building Successful Work Teams


Did you know the performance of your star employees might be dependent on their team? A Harvard study found that the highest-performing surgeons only performed at their best when supported by a familiar and trusted team. Ensuring that you have cohesive teams in place then, is more important than ever. Fortunately, there are several work team building strategies you can apply to keep your employees happy and productive. Practice Work Skills through Play.

5 Things to Consider Before Launching Your Online Training Program


Just when you’ve thought that everything was in tip-top shape, you find out that the module you’ve just uploaded is not working. 5 Things to Consider Before Launching Your Online Training Program. The best way to address this is to work with a subject matter expert.

LMS Competencies and Learning Plans in your eLearning platform


It helps to define and manage competencies of each user or work team. The competencies program helps to maintain a history of changes in competencies, has the certificate emission option, allows the framework creation and the competency plans. About LMS competencies.

Adding Social Learning to Your Existing Training Strategy


Imagine for a moment that your organization has invested the necessary time and funds into creating the most cutting-edge training program possible. Working with other learners adds another layer of learning, practice, and retention.


Clark Quinn

The best competitors aren’t the best chess players or the best programs, but the best pairs , that is the player and computer that best know how to work together. Working backwards [], we should decide what portion should be handled by the computer, and what by the person (or team), and then design the resources and then training the humans to use the resources in context to achieve the goals.

Must-Haves in Your eLearning Project Management Toolbox

eLearning Brothers

About five years ago I was part of a project team responsible for an enterprise-wide implementation of a learning management system (LMS). She was responsible for leading a core working team of about 12 people and consulted regularly with the ever-increasing group of stakeholders.

Playing Games on Company Time Is Now a Good Thing

Magic EdTech

Judging by the boom in edtech programs, schools have figured out how to use their students’ interest in digital games to increase learning and retention. They may not even be conscious that they are learning, but they are better able to handle the work after completing the game.

Playing Games on Company Time Is Now a Good Thing

Magic EdTech

Judging by the boom in edtech programs, schools have figured out how to use their students’ interest in digital games to increase learning and retention. They may not even be conscious that they are learning, but they are better able to handle the work after completing the game.

Learning Activities that Matter

Learning Rebels

We want people to remain engaged in the program. When we think about the psychological learning process, it is critical we promote knowledge rehearsal and encoding, past the working memory into the long-term memory. One team at time presents their question to one other random team.

Organizational Learning Tools

The Performance Improvement Blog

A training program, or an educational event, or even a CEO’s speech about the importance of learning is not enough. Teams. Survey of team readiness for high-performance. Table of characteristics of high-performing teams. How to apply action-learning to teams.

Does Your Organization Need a Learning Culture?

The Performance Improvement Blog

If sales managers want their inside sales team to conduct powerful discovery, they’ve got to teach an approach, listen to tapes, let reps self-evaluate, give feedback, listen to more tapes, give more feedback, and so on. Your work teams are not as efficient and effective as they need to be.

Measuring the Effectiveness of Training and Development

WalkMe Training Station

In a perfect world, the effectiveness of employee training and development programs would be measured by a simple formula which would give us the Return on Investment, or ROI. Traditionally, a company maps out employee training programs and then implements a policy to measure the Return on Investment. The business goals of the organization should always stay the focus – after all, this is no charity work! How is the organization benefitting from the training programs?

5 Tips for Setting Up an Employee Training and Development Plan


A good training program will address the individual employee’s needs in relation to their work , helping them to feel more confident in the importance and value of what they produce. Employee training tracking reports are a key feature of your employee development program.

5 Key Ways to Improve Training and Development


Tracking Performance : A training program is not effective unless the progress is tracked. With cloud-based software programs, you can evaluate progress during the learning process; reporting on attempts, result and completion times.

Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset

Jay Cross

Instead of satisfying art lovers, corporate curation saves enormous amounts of time, keeps teams on the same page, and equips everyone with the latest insights. In a minute I’ll give you the story of a company that saved over fifty million dollars with a low-budget curation program.

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The Role of the "New" Training Professional


We also encounter employees who readily and actively participate in learning as part of collaborative efforts with team members. People in all workplaces must work with others, collaborate effectively, and share knowledge and information. The way in which learning occurs in organizations has changed tremendously and with this evolution comes a new focus for L & D professionals.

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Delegating Course Facilitation Duties to Trainees: Benefits and Methods


Towards the initial days of the eLearning program, certain facilitation responsibilities should be given out to learners. This will ensure that they are motivated to achieve their learning objectives, and continue to remain engaged throughout the eLearning program.

The science of teamwork and true leadership


Businesses spend a lot of money on team-building exercises, training programs, games and gimmicks to try and make the members of different teams know each other better, like each other more and ultimately work better together.

Do You Know How to Create an Actionable Learning Strategy?

CLO Magazine

Building Competitive Advantage With Talent — Part 1: An Introduction to Talent Strategy,” an April 2015 Bersin by Deloitte report, showed that only about 10-15 percent of companies possess learning and development programs that are properly aligned with strategy and outcomes.

Deliver specific pieces of training to your employees and increase productivity with the right LMS CPD application


Shows you where you stand compared to other users or work partners. When you are creating a training program you have to make sure that the learners complete the necessary courses and activities to achieve a specific knowledge or develop some skills.

Conversation on Conversations

Tony Karrer

Through blog comments and blog posts, an interesting conversation is emerging around – Conversations as Part of Concept Work. " Or more broadly, when is each kind of method appropriate given a specific concept work need.

?ot just cat videos: 5 Social Learning Myths


But even before a formal study of social learning was put forward, people have been learning from others outside of a strict teacher-learner relationship for millennia , both in and out of school setting (at work, at play, at home, etc.). The ancient world had its myths.

How is Corporate Training Different from Academic Learning?


Moreover, the key metrics to determining impact and success of training programs are highly (or most of the time, solely) dependent on organizational results and return of investment. And oh – this is already being done with virtual work teams in the business realm today.

Your next employee training techniques are on this list!(Part 2)


Hands-on learning (which can also be called as on-the-job-training), exposes the learner to real-life work scenarios. Employee training techniques like these make sure that learning is not limited to inside the classroom, but is also demonstrated (and assimilated) during work itself.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Work and learning are converging, and as this change happens, the infrastructure of the old corporate learning must go – things like traditional one-size-fit-all in-person training seminars. So how do you find the right social platform to enhance your corporate training program?

9 Things You Need to Know about Organizational Change


The organizations at the highest levels of effectiveness are 3 times more likely to spend time and effort considering behaviors which drive success rather than program cost. Examples can be training on communication for managers, interviews and analysis during the project to see if the change story is working, and so on. These are: Impact on society, impact on the customer, impact on the company/shareholders, impact on the working team, and impact on them personally.

What's a CLO to do?

The Learning Circuits

Creation of this learning culture must be executed in a fashion that is effective, of the highest quality, efficient and meets or exceeds the company's financial expectations for the work. This would include work teams, affinity groups, professional practice networks, expertise databases, collaboration tools, techniques to enhance interpersonal communication. Recently I've had the circumstances to discuss the role of a CLO in a couple different environment.

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Abhijit Bhaduri: An Unconventional Leader

CLO Magazine

After earning his MBA and law degree — which he said was a pursuit of knowledge, something “one does in one’s youth” — he worked for Tata Steel in management development. What are the dynamics at work? ” Bhaduri said his current role is perhaps the most challenging one he’s undertaken given the pace of work in the technology industry, and that pace adds to the complexity of leadership development. Wipro Ltd.’s

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