when training is the wrong solution

Harold Jarche

Training is too often the proverbial hammer in search of nails. But training does not improve diversity. In another experiment with 10,000 employees of large global corporations, diversity training had little impact where it mattered. Training does not change attitudes.

from training to learning

Harold Jarche

While social learning may be one the currently hot new trends in the education and training fields, we have known for a while “why tried-and-true training methods don’t work anymore”, as discussed by Brigitte Jordan (1937-2016) in the mid-1990’s while working at the Institute for Research on Learning. Here are the highlights — From Training to Learning in the New Economy.

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systems thinking and training

Harold Jarche

The pilot training system outside North America and Europe played a significant role it seems. He mentioned the challenge of training pilots in Asia. The Training Challenge. My interest in these stories is how training can be either part of the problem or part of the solution. Obvious training oversight issues, such as allowing pilots to stand in the back of a simulator and have this time counted as time flying the simulator, should be addressed.

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Why Tech Companies Should Reassess Employee Training Goals Now

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1 While navigating the coronavirus pandemic is an unprecedented challenge for tech companies, now is the perfect time for these organizations to reassess their technology training programs to determine if they are meeting the needs of the company during this critical time.

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.”. This is conjecture, based only on this article, but it highlights significant issues for training professionals. Would more and better training have helped this conductor? Would a longer on-job-training period have better prepared the conductor? Safer trains.

Facilitate is the new train

Clark Quinn

Ok, so I’m being provocative with the title, since I’m not advocating the overthrow of training. However, this concept also updates training. Facilitate really will be the new ‘train’ The post Facilitate is the new train appeared first on Learnlets. The main idea is that a new area for L&D is facilitation. It’s part of what I was arguing when I suggested that the new term for L&D should be P&D, Performance & Development.

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.

Why Associations Need Leadership Training During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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By offering remote training to support leadership, this situation can become a reality. LMS for Associations Association Training COVID-19

How to Use Microlearning to Maximize Remote Training in Challenging Times

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COVID-19 has presented unique training challenges for organizations. It has caused a variety of shifts in the corporate training world. COVID-19 remote training

Modern Training Online Workshop

Jane Hart

Next public workshop runs 2 March – 10 April 2020 This 6-week will look at how to design, deliver and manage a number of modern training content, events and experiences for the workplace, and consider how and when they might best be employed. Modern Workplace Learning

How to Accurately Measure the Effectiveness of Remote Training

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Since employees are working from home, they are also training from home. Some companies have moved all of their employee training programs online to accommodate workers’ new training needs. remote training

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.

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. As Wikipedia suggests , “The organization began in New Orleans during a training committee meeting of the American Petroleum Institute in 1942. Talent development is not solely about training.

3 Ways to Help L&D Teams Provide Remote Employee Training

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, training in the workplace has changed significantly. Temporarily gone are the days when employees could come together for in-person training sessions and workshops. Employee Training COVID-19 L&D Team Online Learning Platform

Hidden Benefits of Offering More Employee Training in the Midst of COVID-19

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As COVID-19 has taken the world by storm, it’s safe to say that employee training is likely not at the top of most employers’ list of priorities. The majority of companies are simply trying to stay afloat, and for some, that has meant cutting back on training to save money.

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.

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. We have part of our programme posted on the education page of our website with training events happening in Sydney , Washington DC , London , and Copenhagen all during the first quarter of 2014.

Speed Up Corporate Training Content Creation with 3 Time-Saving Tips

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The process of creating and distributing corporate training to employees can be time-consuming, and some L&D teams, especially small teams, are short on time due to the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has presented.

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. But expect freight railroads to increasingly resist allocating too much of their track time to passenger trains, as it takes away from their own freight business.

How Healthcare Companies Can Improve Training Efficiency with an LMS

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However, healthcare organizations can ease their financial burden by making employee training more efficient via a healthcare LMS (learning management system). Healthcare LMS Healthcare TrainingHealthcare companies in the U.S.

4 Easy Ways to Train a Diverse Workforce with eLearning

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1 Whether you are intentionally creating a diverse workforce or your staff is becoming more diverse organically, you must be prepared to train your employees in a way that is effective and supports your company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives. Fortunately, you don’t have to overhaul your corporate training program to do this. training lms training Online LearningA diverse workforce provides a multitude of benefits to any organization.

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. With that said, I believe that everyone should be able to drive trains whenever they want to. What's the purpose of stealing a train, it's not like you could hide it.

The 4 Biggest Employee Training Problems eLearning Solves for Enterprises

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Employee training is a top priority for many companies. Last year, enterprises spent between $1,075 and $1,886 per learner on training and development. 1 But while employee training is critical to a company’s success, it comes with its fair share of complications. For example, employee training costs can easily skyrocket, and many companies struggle to effectively train a dispersed workforce.

Education and Training

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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

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.

How to Gather and Use Feedback to Improve Corporate Training

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Effective corporate training and development programs are key to improved employee productivity. The right training program will provide employees with technical and soft skills needed to perform at a higher level. If you are looking for ways to get better outcomes from your training investment, make it your goal to gather and implement quality feedback from learners. training lms training Online Learning

Educate Your Corporate Workforce with 3 Types of Compliance Training

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Compliance training can be extremely beneficial to companies. In addition to keeping staff compliant with regulatory requirements, compliance training improves employee performance, according to eLearningIndustry.com 1. Another benefit tied to compliance training is better employee engagement. EthicalBoardroom.com said that compliance training can increase staff engagement by “leveraging their content knowledge and understanding of good conduct expectations.”

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Retail Training Tips That Improve Key Business Metrics

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Those services can help retail companies improve key metrics like: Online Training LMS Retail TrainingRetail employees help generate a large portion of a business’ revenue by helping shoppers find what they need, suggesting additional purchases, and providing exceptional customer service.

Big Money For Trains Coming

Nine Shift

He spoke last week before passenger rail supporters trying to figure out how to fund a new passenger train route in Wisconsin. . The initial success of Brightline, a totally private passenger rail company in Florida, may be a success story that will turn on the spigot of money for trains. The question is not IF but WHEN trains will get a huge infusion of billions of dollars for updating our transportation infrastructure. .

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.

Why Learners Lose Interest in Sales Training and How to Re-engage Them

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While all employee training is important, sales and customer service training is critical. By providing effective sales training, companies can help ensure that their sales team will perform at an optimal level. eLearning and Corporate Training Employee Training Sales TrainingThis is because a company’s bottom line depends on the competence of its sales team.

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. But the modern training field exploded after 1945. Training looks at how people currently do work and then gets others to replicate this. The training department assumed the status quo.

3 Best Practices for Employee Training Gamification

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Gamification is a hot topic in online employee training. eLearning and Corporate Training GamificationHowever, despite talk of its importance, it can be easy to lose sight of what eLearning gamification is and what purpose it serves. Gamification is applying a gaming model, concepts and ideas to non-gaming processes,” stated eLearningIndustry.com. 1 “eLearning gamification, in this sense, is used to apply gaming ideology and concepts to digital learning.”.

Why Technology Training is Critical for Financial Services Companies

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Tech training is essential to the success of banking and other financial institutions - as much as 70 percent of financial services leaders are concerned about the speed of change in technology.¹ Technology training can help financial services companies keep up with both technology and their competitors by upskilling staff with critical tech skills that promote digital transformation. Financial Services Training Technology Training

3 Ways to Help Your Employees Find Ongoing Success with Remote Training

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3 It is important that employers ensure their employees who work from home successfully transition from in-person training to online employee training /remote training. Remote Learning COVID-19 remote trainingThe first case of COVID-19 in the U.S.

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?¦ ¦ [.].

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. It is time to give it an overhaul. Social learning

What's Wrong With Trains

Nine Shift

So you will hear, for the rest of the century, all about what's wrong with trains. And every problem, a problem to be sure, just reinforces the importance of trains in this century. . But again, thirty years ago no one cared about fixing the tunnel because trains were not important then. Trains are important now. One of my favorite lines from a 1930s movie is the young woman telling Clark Gable, do you know what's wrong with you? Absolutely nothing. .

Practical Ways to Blend Instructor-Led Training with Online Learning

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Blended learning, which is a mode of training that combines online learning with live, instructor-led training, can be very effective. It drives skills acquisition and knowledge retention 1 , and it decreases the cost of training. 2 Also, it can increase employee satisfaction with training, as most workers are partial to a hybrid approach to learning. Many companies use either instructor-led training or online learning as their primary method of employee training.

3 Ways an LXP Simplifies Employee Training

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An increasing number of companies are implementing learning experience platforms (LXPs) to train their employees. An LXP not only delivers and manages training, but it also helps learners discover new learning opportunities. It also encourages collaborative learning, such as knowledge sharing, and can make employee training simpler than ever. Employee Training Learning Experience Platform LXP

5 Tips to Save Your Remote Workers from Boring Employee Training

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For some companies, employee training is something workers dread. If companies want to see these results, they have to ensure their remote employees, who are much more isolated than on-location employees, don’t encounter boring training. Remote Learning remote training

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3 Ideas for Including Gamification in Your Retail Training Program

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Game-based training is a fantastic motivator for employee learning. When incorporated into training, games improve learners’ self-confidence by 20 percent, increase knowledge retention by 90 percent, and boost the number of completed tasks by a whopping 300 percent. 1 To get these results and see a rise in employee engagement with learning, gamify your company’s retail training program. Employee Training Gamification Retail Training

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