from training to learning

Harold Jarche

Here are the highlights — From Training to Learning in the New Economy. Whatever learning needs to happen for getting work done at the front line — on production floors, in sales, or in customer service — often is not generated, or even recognized as needed, by the training organizations.

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.

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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.

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.

How an LXP Can Improve Retail Sales Training

TOPYX LMS

Every employee in a sales position needs training that equips them with essential sales skills. Although most retail companies offer staff training, not all training is effective. In a study conducted by Training Industry, 43.5 Retail Training Sales Training LXP

The 4 Biggest Employee Training Problems eLearning Solves for Enterprises

TOPYX LMS

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.

5 Tips for Making Compliance Training More Engaging

TOPYX LMS

Compliance training is one of the most important types of training your employees will participate in and is critical for today’s organization. Compliance training not only satisfies regulatory requirements, but it also helps to ensure workers’ safety.

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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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?¦ ¦ [.].

3 Ways an LXP Simplifies Employee Training

TOPYX LMS

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. Employee Training Learning Experience Platform LXP

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.

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.

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.

Practical Ways to Blend Instructor-Led Training with Online Learning

TOPYX LMS

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.

3 Ideas for Including Gamification in Your Retail Training Program

TOPYX LMS

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.

Why Use Knowledge Checks in Your Corporate Training Program

TOPYX LMS

Training is incredibly important to your employees. A survey mentioned by Your Training Edge indicated that 70 percent of workers claim training directly influences their decision to stick with their current employer or look for a new job. Employee Training Corporate LMS

Retail Training Tips That Improve Key Business Metrics

TOPYX LMS

Those services can help retail companies improve key metrics like: Online Training LMS Retail Training

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.

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.

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.

Why Technology Training is Critical for Financial Services Companies

TOPYX LMS

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 Financial Services Training Technology Training

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.

How to Create a Fundraising Training Program for Association Staff

TOPYX LMS

For example, an online learning platform gives association staff easy access to training, provides a variety of engaging courses, promotes collaboration, and can save associations money. Employee Training Nonprofit Fundraising Training

3 LMS Hacks that Improve Retail Training

TOPYX LMS

In a recent study by Axonify, just 35 percent of retail employees described their training as “very effective.” 1 This indicates that well over half of all retail training programs are in need of some upgrades. How to Use LMS LMS benefits Retail Training

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.

Deliver Highly Engaging Compliance Training With These 3 Ideas

TOPYX LMS

Compliance training isn’t always attractive to employees, but that doesn’t negate its importance. Employees must be engaged with compliance training to help reduce risk and improve your workplace environment. eLearning and Corporate Training compliance training LMS benefits

How LMS Training Increases Volunteer Productivity for Associations

TOPYX LMS

To make better use of your own volunteers, use an association LMS to deliver online volunteer training, that increases productivity. LMS for Associations Association TrainingVolunteers are critical to the success of an association.

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.

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.

How to Train Your Customers Using an Extended Enterprise LMS Training System

TOPYX LMS

Learning Management System Video-Based TrainingCustomers are the heartbeat of your company. They keep organizations afloat by purchasing products and services, as well as by referring new customers.

Modernising training content (online workshop)

Jane Hart

Following my posts about Modern Workplace Learning, this is the first of a series of online workshops which will help you make it a reality.

How to Manage Corporate Training When Your Company is Growing Fast: Part 2

TOPYX LMS

As companies expand, it can become harder for L&D professionals to manage employee training. Employee Training manufacturer training, Corporate LMSCompanies across all industries are growing.

Providing Contractor Training with LMS Software: 3 Simple Tips

TOPYX LMS

They may also need additional industry and compliance training, depending on the services they or your company is providing. All of that requires that companies onboard contractors effectively, training them on necessary company policies and compliance needs.

4 Quick Tips for Improving Nonprofit Training

TOPYX LMS

Training is crucial for employees across all industries -- especially those in the nonprofit sector. Nonprofit training gets employees up to speed with their coworkers as quickly as possible, helps them function effectively in their respective job roles, and continually closes knowledge gaps.

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How to Manage Corporate Training When Your Company is Growing Fast: Part 1

TOPYX LMS

Managing employee training when a company is growing rapidly can be a challenge. Many organizations are already working within a limited training budget and/or have a smaller training team than they need. Despite this, employee training is critical.

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.

How to Create a Successful Corporate Training Program Without a Big Budget

TOPYX LMS

What is your company’s corporate training budget? Many L&D and HR professionals are struggling to train employees without the dedicated resources they’d like. In fact, your budget is not as important to the quality of your training as you might think.

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

3 Ways Tech Companies Can Improve End-User Training

TOPYX LMS

There are many benefits technology companies can gain from improved end-user training. For example, optimizing end-user training helps tech companies build rapport with their customers’ employees (i.e., eLearning LMS LMS benefits Technology Training

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.

Education and Training

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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

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!

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?