Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Learning – Which Will Work For Your Organization?

The title of this post may have your head spinning – perhaps you’re new to utilizing eLearning for your corporate training and you haven’t even heard of synchronous or asynchronous learning, or it’s something you’re only vaguely familiar with, but ultimately these are two of the primary learning styles that are going to guide corporate training and eLearning in general. Continue reading

What To Know When It’s Time to Move from Instructor-Led training to eLearning

Congratulations – you’ve convinced key stakeholders and organizational leaders that it’s time to move from traditional classroom and instructor-led training to innovative, creative and scalable eLearning. Now the question becomes how to make the leap from one format to another. Continue reading

Quality and Performance Metrics in Manufacturing Can Help Guide Training

Training and development is important across all industries, and in no industry does that hold more true than in manufacturing. In the manufacturing industry, proper training and development for employees and even managers is absolutely vital to ensure efficiency, productivity, a reduction in overall errors, a top-quality produce and it’s even required to prevent accidents or death from occurring in the workplace.

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Tips to Ensure Your Part Time Employees Provide Full Time Value

Part time employees are more important in today’s workforce than ever before. There are a number of reasons for this – a few of the top reasons companies have a significant number of part time workers includes everything from the need of employees to manage families and have a work-life balance, to issues surrounding health insurance and benefits. Continue reading

Back to School: Developing a Successful Corporate University

Back to School: Developing a Successful Corporate University

You’ve almost certainly heard of corporate universities – they’re not a new idea, but thanks to the growth of eLearning and virtual learning solutions, the idea of a corporate university is increasingly pervasive and is something that’s even being looked at as a valuable training solution in small and medium-sized businesses.

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6 Methods to Measure the Success of Your Corporate Training

If you’re very invested in corporate training or you’ve recently implemented new technology such as eLearning in order to improve the quality and delivery of training, as with all investments, you want to know how it’s doing.

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Incorporating Performance-Based Goals into Your eLearning

We often discuss how important it is to be able to measure the success of your training efforts. This is one of the biggest pitfalls of many unsuccessful organization training models – a lack of measurable metrics that will determine what’s working and what isn’t. Continue reading

Must-Dos When Infusing Humor Into Your Training Content

So much of what we discuss as it pertains to corporate learning and development and more specifically eLearning, has to do with the business and technical aspects, but there’s one area that while it isn’t necessarily technical still leaves a big question mark for many training developers – how to use humor. Continue reading