The Gamification of Corporate Training

Association eLearning

Although gamification and game-based learning have been around for a few years, only recently are training departments beginning to take these learning and engagement methods seriously. The perception that playing games isn’t really training still lingers in the minds of the c-suite.

Training Needs 2: Existing Training

Your Training Edge

Summary: A great starting point for an overall organizational needs assessment is current training programs. Before you begin assessing various organizational areas for training needs, it’s a good idea to start with training that already exists.

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Training Alchemy: Disruptive Training Technologies

Your Training Edge

Using technology in training can be disruptive – but answer these questions and you can turn disruption into efficient and advanced training. Many training organizations use technology simply because it’s there and not because it works for the learning intervention at hand.

Training Dangers

Your Training Edge

Some might not need the training and resent having to attend. Furthermore, if only one person has a performance gap, think about whether you are using training instead of coaching or counseling. Featured Featured Posts Training performance gap training dangers

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2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help

The Need for Employees Refresher Training

Your Training Edge

Most of us think that workplace refresher training is valueless. The impression is that training is done to ensure that the customer is feel-good of the services provided. Workplace refresher training leads to improved customer services and increased employee satisfaction.

Binge Training

Your Training Edge

If you have gone through few of my previous posts, you must have an idea of how rampage and competitive is the training industry going nowadays. In particular, if you take into consideration the digital era, the training is going through huge paradigm shifts than ever before.

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Moving from Classroom Training to Virtual Training: Here’s How

Association eLearning

The conversion of classroom training to virtual training is a growing trend that cannot be ignored. But how do we successfully transition instructor-led training into a virtual training session without losing our audience?

No Excuses Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

Now more than ever, your training department must become an everyday part of the overall organization. Your training area may have been reactive in the past, designing and delivering training only when it was necessary or requested. What about online training?

2017 Customer Training Benchmarks Study

What are the baseline metrics for a successful customer training program? Find out in Skilljar's inaugural customer training benchmarks study, which includes an analysis of completion rates, course duration, and more.

Fixed Training Costs versus Variable Training Costs

Your Training Edge

The current economic client makes it difficult for training departments to obtain any extra funds, much less normal operating funds. Fixed training costs are simply the ones you can count on at any point. For example, the salaries of the training staff are relatively fixed.

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Training the Generations

Your Training Edge

But we do have the ability to reach out to all generations with our training and development. Before we talk about how to effectively train each group, let’s determine who’s who. Consider online training as a good way to reach Generation Y.

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How Can Training Help in Increasing Employee Productivity?

Your Training Edge

Training is recommended by many experts to increase the productivity of the employees. To increase employee productivity, one way is to train them for their respective jobs. Organizations should motivate their employees to take an active part in the training programs held by them.

Training Isn't the Answer

The Peformance Improvement

is not more training. Most companies have been offering training since the 1990s, primarily in order to manage their risk of liability. Training alone will not and cannot create a fearless work environment nor can training prevent sexual harassment.

Customer Training Completion Rates

Curious to learn how different factors in your training courses may affect completion rates? We crunched the numbers to help you set goals for course completion and build your content strategy.

The Business Case for Online Training

Association eLearning

As proof we learned something, we filled out a work book for each section and signed it at the end to demonstrate that we’d completed the training. With eLearning that training can be completed about 10 hours. After taking their training online, IBM saved around $200M (IBM Study).

Training the Generations

Your Training Edge

But we do have the ability to reach out to all generations with our training and development. Before we talk about how to effectively train each group, let’s determine who’s who. Consider online training as a good way to reach Generation Y.

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Training Vision 4: The Training Vision

Your Training Edge

Summary: Now that you have assessed the organization, the industry, and your most important internal clients, it’s time to take a good look at your vision for the training department. On the other hand, technology can lead to a great deal of strategy for the training department.

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Customer Training – Best Practices

eLearning 24-7

If your company, business, association and firm are one of the hundreds of thousands places out there that provide customer training, this post is for you. Some folks like to refer to customer training as customer education. There are folks out there, right now, who are providing employee and customer training. I went from a blended training angle, including paper (ugh) to an e-learning one which delivered success at every company, I went to, including a trade association.

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[eBook] Training for a Millennial Audience

Want to keep your training relevant for modern learners? Download this guide and learn key strategies to engage with Millennials in your customer training program

Who Needs Training? 1/3 of Americans Receive No Formal Training From Their Employer

Association eLearning

30% of Americans surveyed said that they never received any formal training from their employer. Yet, formal workplace training seems to positively correlate with workplace engagement. The investment in training that a company makes shows the employees they are valued.

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LMS: Training Department Analysis

Your Training Edge

No matter how large or small your organization is, the department that will probably use the learning management system more than anyone else is your own training and development organization. Or, you may have various staff in various departments throughout the training organization.

Choosing a Training Partner

Your Training Edge

Spending time up front asking a few questions can help you to make the right choice when it comes to selecting a training provider. The right instructor, the right materials, and the right training partner can make all of the difference.

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Push Training vs. Pull Learning

The Peformance Improvement

Push training is a siloed, top-down, management-driven approach that sends people to formal training events where they receive nice-to-know information—as in, it will be nice to know someday. People are not connected to one another during or after the training event, and do not collaborate. They attended a training program, but it did not cover all the possible situations they would encounter, and they have already forgotten most of the content. PUSH TRAINING CULTURE.

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Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook

Learning vs. Training, What is the Difference?

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A good educational process must consist of both training and learning. Training consists of giving new information or some new knowledge to a trainee in order to teach or instruct him/her. The quality of learning process is tightly connected with the training performed.

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Creating Training Webinars

Edmego Learning

Workshop Objectives for Creating Training Webinars: Define webinars and their purpose. The post Creating Training Webinars appeared first on Edmego Learning. Employee Training CoursesCreating a Great Webinar: Webinars are staples of any modern business.

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Training Best Practices

Your Training Edge

By following five best practices, you can maintain an efficient and high-performing training organization. The practices by which training organizations operate are as numerous as training organizations themselves. Training starts with the design and development of the programs.

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The Gamification of Corporate Training

Association eLearning

Although gamification and game-based learning have been around for a few years, only recently are training departments beginning to take these learning and engagement methods seriously. The perception that playing games isn’t really training still lingers in the minds of the c-suite.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Training Page 18 3 Ready to Make a Shift? solutions 1 The challenge of developing effective training solutions. us traditional training only creates 37 %. train actually go on to apply what they’ve. learned when they complete the training.

Why is Training Important?

Your Training Edge

To compete today requires comprehensive and ongoing training to keep pace with the industry. If you have taken some strides to upgrade your knowledge and have seen some level of success; then please understand that training is an ongoing process that must continue throughout your career.

Training Vision 6: Execution Plan

Your Training Edge

Summary: You have a vision and strategy for training in the upcoming year and it’s taken quite a bit of time, assessment, and brainstorming. You may be able to do this alone, but if you have a training staff this is another time to bring them into the planning process.

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Training Analytics

Your Training Edge

In a financial environment where training organizations are being asked more than ever to prove their worth, effective measurement is probably in the front of everyone’s minds. There are many ways to measure training, from the basic to the advanced.

6 Reasons Why Corporate Training Programs Fail

Your Training Edge

Aside from those events, all of the training programs should have a specific objective and criteria for delivery and value to the firm. Program manager, line managers, stake-holders too often have a ‘what then’ approach to corporate training.

Aligning Customer Training With Certifications

Want to deliver a cohesive customer training certification program? From strategy to systems to job functions, it's time for us to reassess how learning and certifications are delivered together. Download the guide to see how

Identifying your Organizational Training Needs: 1

Your Training Edge

Summary: In this series, we will examine training needs assessment. Then we will move into various organizational areas that will need to be assessed in order to create a comprehensive training and development program. Assessment and Measurement Methods.

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Corporate Training Programs Constraints

Your Training Edge

Aside from those events, all of the training programs should have a specific objective and criteria for delivery and value to the firm. Program manager, line managers, stake-holders too often have a ‘what then’ approach to corporate training.

Identify the Reason for Training

Your Training Edge

Investing in employee training is not an activity that should be taken lightly. First, identify the reason(s) why you believe your organization needs training. Typically people schedule onsite training for one of three reasons: As part of regular employee development.

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Engaging Participants 5: Training Materials

Your Training Edge

Training materials can make a big impact on participant engagement, whether they are being used in the classroom or outside of it. Outside of the classroom, training materials must serve as a real-time reference that may help participants on the job.

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4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

Isn’t there a lot of training out their. training content available but, the vast majority are frustrated by. the lack of transfer back to the job after participating in training. KnowledgeAdvisors (2015) reports that “41% of training. effective training and support.