Hard Fun Projects

Clark Quinn

And, it occurred to me, that’s also true for good project work. And those also define a meaningful project for solving in the workplace. The project has to have a clear benefit to the organization. We can, and should, be setting up our projects to meet these criteria.

Managing eLearning Projects

CourseArc

Just like most other projects, eLearning projects can quickly become unmanageable – courses grow out of scope or Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to request multiple changes. Managing expectations is key to ensuring that projects are delivered on time and within scope.

Camtasia Essentials: Organizing Project Files

eLearning Brothers

This is as true about your home and your mind as it is with your eLearning video project. The larger the project, the more likely you are to lose track of the pieces. This will help with gathering assets and knowing where everything is as you import it into your project.

Project Kickoff: Your Most Important Tool for Project Success

Dashe & Thomson

A project kickoff meeting is more than just a feel good meet-and-greet. It is the first, and most important, opportunity to set expectations across the entire project team. Project Management/Project Delivery

State of the Front-Line Manager

locations, or project leads in your IT team. managers to spearhead new projects or step in for. typical project, we were engaged. her small team of project managers. State of the. Front-Line Manager Management and Supervisory Skills Development Contents 2 Contents.

Project Management on a Shoestring Budget

Association eLearning

But whether you’re teaming with an experienced eLearning provider or have decided to go it alone, this may be the first time you’ve ever served as the project manager on an eLearning project. Project Schedule. So, your association has decided to create a new online course.

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19 Productivity-Boosting Apps for L&D Project Managers

Dashe & Thomson

The project management profession is growing into its own. Just last year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics issued project management its own occupational category , a confirmation that project managers are more important players than ever.

Learning Technologists as Project Managers too

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

What I’ve also seen, and this is the reason for this post, is that Learning Technologists * (LT) are also very effective project managers. “Select, lead and motivate your project team from both internal and external stakeholder organisations.”

Project Manager

eLearning Industry

Allen Communication Learning Services Inc. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

Top 5 Reasons Why eLearning Projects Fail

eLearning Industry

Before reaching any conclusion on why an eLearning project failed, it is important to understand the reasons first. This article will help you identify those 5 mistakes that can lead a project to its failure.

Three Project Management Communication Pitfalls to Avoid

InSync Training

A good project manager needs to know that they are communicating well with their team - that he/she is hearing them and being heard. For a project manager, effective dialogue with team members is one of the most important skills to possess.

Instructional Game Projects

Kapp Notes

As I begin to reflect upon this year coming to a close, I have to admit that I am pretty excited about two instructional game projects of which I have been involved. Here are videos describing each project.

A Guide to Managing Projects Using RACI Matrix Models

InSync Training

For any business project to be a success, it’s important that all parties involved know their roles and responsibilities. Whether you’re overseeing a small team or an international collaborative effort, as a project manager it’s your duty to ensure that everyone under your chain of command understands their place within the company. Project Management

Project Management: Documentation Maintenance

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Documentation projects are usually time limited, but the products they create need regular, ongoing attention to work correctly without becoming obsolete. In many organizations, the project team, which has seen the project through to completion, may continue to have responsibility for the final product post delivery. What is the impact of such maintenance projects on planning documentation activities? Project Management by Kiranmayee Pamarthy.

Scope Creep: It’s Not Just the Project Manager’s Problem

eLearning Brothers

Like most of us IDs, you have probably even been guilty of allowing a little bit (or a lot) of scope creep to enter into a project. Butler, 2012) Scope creep can easily wreck an otherwise “well laid out” project because it upsets the balance of the project management triangle.

L&D Pro Challenges: The Project

Clarity Consultants

Here are 5 challenges that L&D professionals face when it comes to delivering excellent training and development projects, and a few tips to help work through those challenges. The post L&D Pro Challenges: The Project appeared first on Clarity Consultants - Learning and Development. Project Management

7 Project Management Tips For Learning And Development Professionals

eLearning Industry

How often do your projects go according to plan? Do you find yourself wondering why your projects keep running into issues with budgets, timelines, or unrealistic expectations? Define these 7 items before crafting that next project plan to avoid those same headaches on your next project. eLearning Project Management Corporate Learning And Development eLearning Project Management Tips eLearning Project Management Tools

4 Steps to Creating a Portfolio of your eLearning Projects

Raptivity

Authoring Tool eLearning tools training eLearning projects eLearning samples online samples training projects This post provides four quick steps on how to create a winning eLearning portfolio. If you already have a portfolio, use these steps to update it.

Responsive eLearning with Captivate 2017 – Part 2: Resizing the responsive project

Adobe Captivate

In part 1 of this 14-part series on responsive eLearning with Captivate 2017 , we learned how to create a new responsive project and then preview it in the edit area using the Preview-in drop down list and the Preview Slider. This is possible by using the Rescale Project option in Captivate.

TechSmith Camtasia: Backing Up and Sharing Projects

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel        While producing a Camtasia project, assets such as videos, images, and audio clips can be imported from your hard drive, a network drive, or other external resource. The zipping process is simple: choose  File > Export project as zip.

Project Management & eLearning Timelines – Part 1

eLearning Brothers

Congratulations Project Manager! Start of the Project. As a project manager, you have been assigned the client and project to shepherd through the entire process of instructional design, development, quality assurance and final delivery.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Continue Playing Project Option

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I’ve been teaching and developing projects in Adobe Captivate for years. The problem is that the project will continue playing after the action occurs (after the shape appears).     The Continue Playing the Project checkbox originally appeared in Captivate 9.

Who Is Derailing Your Learning Project? (And How Can You Stop Them?)

Dashe & Thomson

That learning project you’ve nurtured through countless meetings and rolls of red tape has finally come to fruition, and you’re starting to get down to business. Subject Matter Experts Project Management/Project DeliveryGreat news!

Project Management & eLearning Timeline Pitfalls — Part 2

eLearning Brothers

As a project manager, has this ever happened to you? You have an exciting project to manage. The project plan and timeline fit your company like a glove. But now, two months have now gone by and the project is behind schedule, and missing milestones on the timeline.

Project Management: Metrics and Variances

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

As  Tom DeMacro  explains in his book,  Controlling Software Projects  (DeMacro, 1982), "you cannot control what you cannot measure." " The precursors for measuring are 1) Setting the guidelines and standards; 2) Managing the project; 3) Capturing the metrics; and 4) Usability. Managing the project.  Team Stability Index = Peak Planned Staff / Total number of staff in project. Project Management

A Recipe for Awesome eLearning Project Management

eLearning Brothers

When I think about the recipe for an awesome eLearning course, I think of these questions for eLearning Project Management: Timing – What is the due date for the project? Ingredients – What resources do I need for the project?

An Instructional Designer's Guide To The Project Kickoff Meeting

eLearning Industry

A strong project kickoff meeting is crucial to a training project's success. eLearning Project Management eLearning Project Kickoff Meeting eLearning Team Instructional Designers Subject Matter ExpertsInstructional Designers play an important role in the kickoff process. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Designing your eLearning Project

B Online Learning

When I first began creating eLearning modules some time ago, I often struggled to come up with ideas for taking content and transforming it into something that was both a good learning experience and also looked appealing.

Is Your Outsourced Training Project Going Off Track?

eLearning Industry

Turning your project over to the third-party vendor requires trust and focus. Discover the warning signs for when your project is about to go off the rails, and how you can get it back on track. eLearning Project Management eLearning Content Development eLearning Content Development Outsourcing eLearning Outsourcing eLearning Project Management TipsThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

LEARNING DESIGN BEST PRINCIPLES – FROM THE LEARNNOVATORS & QUINNOVATION PROJECT

Learnnovators

The post LEARNING DESIGN BEST PRINCIPLES – FROM THE LEARNNOVATORS & QUINNOVATION PROJECT appeared first on Learnnovators.

Project Deadlines (Cartoon)

Upside Learning

Tags: Humor eLearning Project Deadline Project Deadlines

Empowering Learning Development Project Managers 

The Learning Dispatch

Two Types of Power to Move Your Learning Development Project Forward. What Does a Project Manager Do, Anyway? . We’ve talked about project management quite a bit on our blog , in videos , and in webinars. But project managers can leverage those with positional power.

MBA Projects|Free MBA Projects| Sample MBA Project Reports

E-learning Uncovered

The Hunger Project-Benin and The Hunger Project-Burkina Faso are celebrating their 20th year of working to end chronic hunger and poverty! Our 20-year record of

Top 5 Basecamp-Like Project Management Tools

InsiderHub

The post Top 5 Basecamp-Like Project Management Tools appeared first on InsiderHub. Business Top 5 Solutions Uncategorized top 5 project management solutions Top 5 project management systems top 5 project management tools top project management tools

ELearning Project Managers – Misunderstood Heroes

Upside Learning

“Aneesh, what does a Project Manager do?&# To which my friend replied – “Well, now that you’ve told me what you think of Project Managers, why don’t you tell me what they do?&#. Why Project Managers Are Needed.

Captivate 9 Project Won’t Open-HELP

Adobe Captivate

I am unable to open a Captivate Project 9 file I’ve been working on. The post Captivate 9 Project Won’t Open-HELP appeared first on eLearning. Discussion cannot open projectI added an interaction the last time I worked on the file. The error I get is below.

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Animations in Custom eLearning Projects

Upside Learning

Animations are frequently chosen when we want to make a strong, affective impact on learners to improve retention of information, for example when the objective of the eLearning deliverable is to create awareness and pride about a code of conduct an organization commits to. Animations are also useful in simplifying complex concepts, even while learning […].

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An Instructional Designer's Guide to a Successful Project Kickoff Meeting

Dashe & Thomson

The importance of a strong kickoff to a training project can’t be understated. Not only does the project kickoff meeting define the road map, set expectations for your stakeholders, and clarify each team member’s roles, it’s also an opportunity for the team to forge a positive and enthusiastic working relationship that builds a solid foundation for collaboration on future projects. But, what can the instructional designer do to increase the chances of project success?

3 Ways Corporate eLearning Projects Go Wrong

Bottom-Line Performance

There are many ways an eLearning project, or any L&D initiative, can fail to live up to expectations. No matter the cause, one of these “fail states” is usually present when projects miss the mark: The project took too long. The title of this blog post is a bit misleading.