enough training

Harold Jarche

She claimed she was not adequately trained. You might have a personal perception, that you would need additional training, but the minimum standards for your position are determined by the railways.”. Would more and better training have helped this conductor? Safer trains.

10 reasons to modernize workplace training

Jane Hart

The current training model can no longer keep pace with the speed of business and the continuous nature of change. Here are 10 issues associated with current training approaches and some brief pointers about how they can be addressed.

ABC: Keep it Simple Training

Jane Hart

Training Following my earlier post: ABC: 10 reasons not to create a course – and 10 other options, I have had a huge amount of interest in finding out more about the different ABC (Anything But Courses) options I mentioned.â?¦ ¦ [.].

Talent Development Isn’t Just About Training

Dan Pontefract

The ASTD — American Society for Training and Development — recently announced it was changing its name from ASTD to ATD , or Association for Talent Development. ATD got its start in 1943 as the American Society of Training Directors.

February Report: Trains

Nine Shift

H ere's our February Report: Trains. Trains are gaining on cars. -Eurostar is adding another train from London to the continent, promoting the train's 80% less pollution as a way to save the human race (it is). The Netherlands announced a 2040 plan to connect its 9 biggest cities with trains leaving every 10 minutes. California does a strategic retreat but still will do the high speed train from LA to SF, they just aren’t saying so. -

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2014 CE training programme

Dave Snowden

As we make our way through week 3 here in 2014 we are working towards finalizing our complete CE training schedule for 2014.

Learning in the Modern Workplace is more than training or e-learning

Jane Hart

It’s because Traditionalists see LEARNING as something to be designed, delivered and managed – in the form of some classroom training or e-learning – and LEARNERS as […]. I think I have now pinned down the main reason why some people could not understand the points I was making in my post, The L&D world is splitting in two.

From training delivery to continuous learning

Jane Hart

Companies clearly have a responsibility to provide training and opportunities for their people, and many L&D departments have already made efforts in modernising their training efforts to make them more relevant for today’s workforce. Others have gone further and are now providing a wider range of learning opportunities and resources for on demand use. But … Social learning

Thoughts on strategy from Training 19

Clark Quinn

So last week I was the strategy track coach for the Training 19 conference. He was followed by Karen Polhemus & Stephanie Gosteli who told a compelling tale of how they were managing a huge initiative by combining training with change management.

the uncertain future of training

Harold Jarche

Training courses are artifacts of a time when resources were scarce and connections were few. The roots of training are to get a lot of people to do the same thing competently. The Roman army trained soldiers for battle and many other duties, like building roads.

Education and Training

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We're reorganizing again and I was recently asked about my education and training.

Does ‘brain training’ work?

Mind Hacks

You’ve probably heard of “brain training exercises” – puzzles, tasks and drills which claim to keep you mentally agile. The idea of brain training has widespread currency, but is that due to science, or empty marketing?

Does ‘brain training’ work?

Mind Hacks

You’ve probably heard of “brain training exercises” – puzzles, tasks and drills which claim to keep you mentally agile. The idea of brain training has widespread currency, but is that due to science, or empty marketing?

It’s AFTER training, when the real learning happens

Jane Hart

Training events – whether face-to-face or online are primarily focused on knowledge transfer or skill development. Learning is usually measured in terms of the % of people who have completed the training or passed the tests.

Social Training?

Clark Quinn

Sparked by the sight of a post about ‘social training’, I jokingly asked my ITA colleagues whether they could train me to be social. So, joking aside, it’s not about social training (though learning can be social), but instead about creating a learning organization that brings out the best outcomes from and for the employees.

CE Training – Q3/Q4 2017

Dave Snowden

Our training programme does not break for too long regardless of season and we have a rich menu of training options available for the next two quarters. The post CE Training – Q3/Q4 2017 appeared first on Cognitive Edge As many of us in the norther hemisphere are preparing to take a break during our summer, our friends in the southern hemisphere are working through their winter.

the missing half of training

Harold Jarche

The training industry is based on models that were developed for the military. The Systems Approach to Training includes the ADDIE [analysis, design, development, implementation, evaluation] model, with variations used throughout industry. Gagne’s early work was in military training.

Moving from a Training Culture to a Learning Culture

Jane Hart

In fact I’m seeing this approach becoming a growing trend in a number organisations that recognise that in the modern workplace it’s no longer just about training people, but building a true learning culture that promotes and supports all […].

Train Update

Nine Shift

My good friend in Tiverton, RI, home of the fastest stretch of Amtrak rail in the country, asks me every once in a while the news about trains. 2.Trains need to run on time. This is perhaps the biggest news for trains recently. The federal agency overseeing trains ordered that intermediate stops, not just final stops, would be measured for on-time performance. This is intended to improve on time performance of passenger trains, a big deal.

training > performance > social

Harold Jarche

This post looks at resources related to my training-performance-social workshop. Training. “In the training and development field, our five biggest failures are as follows: 1. We don’t provide training follow-through. Thank Goodness It’s Monday!

Trains' New Foe: Other Trains

Nine Shift

With both passenger and freight trains gaining more business and support, passenger trains face a new foe: freight trains. Freight railroads initially welcomed passenger trains on their tracks. But now, there''s a problem of too many trains wanting to use the same tracks.

New Training summary

Dave Snowden

Yesterday I sent a mailer to all network members which included the new training material and I promised to summarise the various options today so here goes!

What Does the Training Department Do When Training Doesn’t Work?

Charles Jennings

The global training industry is large and in growth again post-2008. Data provided by the US membership organisation Training Industry suggests annual growth around 6% per year since 2009. And it’s not only efficiencies in the training process itself that we need to look for.

Analyzing The Starbucks Training Plan Devoted To Racial-Bias

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: In late May, Starbucks closed 8,000 stores across the United States for racial-bias training. Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore.

Train Humor

Nine Shift

The kids on Reddit had a blast with the photo and news that someone had stolen a train in Sweden and rammed into a house. If only the homeowners had a train to defend themselves with, this never would have happened.

Learning Without Training

Jay Cross

Usually it’s training before and pull learning after, that is, from training to what Jane Hart has called learning without training.

Drip-feed training (an online workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public online workshop runs 3 – 21 August 2015 When it comes to online learning, you don’t necessarily have to provide a course in one package. You could chunk it up and deliver it over an extended period of time (weeks or even months) on a daily or weekly basis.

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Modernising Training & E-Learning (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public workshop runs: 8 May – 2 June 2017 There will always be a need for organisational training, but this just needs more relevant and appealing for appealing for today’s workforce. This 4-week online workshop will help you to consider a number off ways to organise modern content and learning … Social learning

Trains Keep Getting Better

Nine Shift

It's another train week at NineShift. . Wi-Fi is going to be available on all high-speed trains in the future, said Huang Min, the deputy general manager of China Railway Corporation, the country’s railway operator, according to a report by chinanews.com that was covered by The Telegraph in this story. . The stability of the internet in tunnels and mountainous areas is a major obstacle to overcome in improving Wi-Fi services on high-speed trains.

Modern L&D – more than organising and managing (e-)training

Jane Hart

Many in L&D still focus all their attention on creating and managing training or e-learning. It is now clear that in a large number of organisations L&D and employees view learning at work very differently. For them, this is what workplace learning is all about – making sure people learn from the … Modern Workplace Learning

Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth Kanter

At this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference, I’m thrilled to be doing a panel on nonprofit technology training and it has a bit of a star wars theme, “ Learn You Will.” When I’m training other trainers, I often get asked “What books should I read?”

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Continuous Learning & Development; more than just continuous training

Jane Hart

Lifelong learning is more important than ever. It is clear that companies now need to provide continuous learning opportunities, and ensure that they’re promoting lifelong learning within their organization. So what does this actually mean? First of all it is important to reiterate that continuous learning in the workplace is, … Modern Workplace Learning

The Non-Training Approach to Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

The Training Department (aka the L&D dept) has traditionally focused on designing, developing, delivering and managing instruction – in the form of courses, workshops, e-learning and other training events.

Modernising Classroom Training through Technology (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

It is clear that many people find traditional classroom training approaches out of date and frustrating. This workshop looks at how to modernise classroom training through the integration of technology. Creating flexible training materials for the classroom (week 2).

Cognitive Edge announces training courses for 2016 – Working with Complex Problems

Dave Snowden

If you would prefer an in-house confidential training, contact us. The post Cognitive Edge announces training courses for 2016 – Working with Complex Problems appeared first on Cognitive Edge. Cynefin Managing Complex Systems Narrative Training

It’s not about adding technology to training, but about changing training

Jane Hart

She said … “The thing that is going to change the game is – the learners … They are changing the concept of training, […]. Which technology will be the gamechanger? This is a question I am often asked, and when I read Jane Bozarth’s post on Changing the Game, her answer hit the nail on the head. Social learning

Cognitive Edge announces training courses for 2016 – SenseMaker® courses

Dave Snowden

If you would prefer an in-house confidential training, contact us. The post Cognitive Edge announces training courses for 2016 – SenseMaker® courses appeared first on Cognitive Edge. Data visualisation Sensemaker Training

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Workplace training

George Siemens

Training and development in the workplace is critical for building organizational capacity and adaptivity. The author of this article argues that American companies have largely reduced workplace education…and have done so at their own peril. India is provided as an example of a country, like Japan, that adopted the best employee development models from western countries and, as a result, dramatically improved the innovativeness (and thereby wealth) of their society

Train tracking

Doc Searls

I just ran across some research I did in December 2008, while working on the 10th Anniversary edition of The Cluetrain Manifesto : Google Book Search results for cluetrain — 666 [1]. Google Book Search results for markets are conversations — 2610. Google Web Search results for cluetrain — 394,000. Results for Web searches for markets are conversations — 626,000. [1] 1] Increasing at more than one per day. The numbers were 647 on November 15, 2008 and 666 on December 1, 2008.

Another Train Advantage: Save the Planet

Nine Shift

From Europe, a land of the 21st century where there are trains, and more and more trains, Eurostar is adding another train to its London to Amsterdam route. E urostar is targeting potential converts to high-speed rail by saying a London-Amsterdam Eurostar journey emits 80% less carbon than the equivalent flight. The third service will bring Eurostar’s capacity on the route to the equivalent of 12 flights a day, more than 75 flights a week and 3,900 flights per year.

Training departments will shrink

Harold Jarche

Tweet The Epic social learning debate for Summer 2011 states: “This house believes that as social learning grows, so the requirement for traditional training departments shrinks.&#. It was noted by officers that the present course was not training armor crewmen to a level of proficiency.

Diversity and Diversity Training

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Clark takes this one step further, addressing diversity training. He writes, "Major studies from Dobbin, Kalev and Kochan show that diversity training does not increase productivity and may, in fact, produce a backlash. Clark seems to suggest that this 'ideology' in favour of diversity is what supports the phenomenon of diversity training, despite evidence speaking against it. " The same could be said (and, indeed, has been said) about training in general.

The training world is changing

Harold Jarche

From the Citrix GoTo Blog : Open online courses, talent management, social collaboration: The training world is changing. Traditional training structures, based on institutions, programs, courses and classes, are under pressure.