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August 7, 2014

4 Steps to Designing an Effective Online Training Program

There's got to be a secret right? We all know that a good online training program is vital to a company's long-term success. It's like a steak dinner. You have to start with quality cuts of meat, or your meal isn't going to end up as delectable as you'd hoped. Similarly, if you don’t start with a good training program, your employees won’t develop the skills and knowledge they need.
by Stephanie Ivec
July 6, 2014

Top 9 Online Corporate Training Mistakes You Should Avoid

Every online corporate training project comes with its own unique set of obstacles such as a tight deadline or the difficulty of organizing an abundance of training materials. These issues can make an online corporate training project challenging even for the most experienced instructional designers. No matter the challenges, there are a number of online corporate training mistakes that many projects have in common. So, before developing your next online corporate training course, have a look at this list of the top 9 online corporate training mistakes that you should avoid.
by Christopher Pappas
June 25, 2014

How To Effectively Convert Face-To-Face Instructor-Led Training Into Online Training

We have been using the power of stories in professional learning for several years now. I am going to share a case study that highlights how we effectively converted face-to-face Instructor-Led Training (ILT) to online training learning using storytorial as our learning strategy. What is really interesting is that the aimed business gain that was evading us during the ILT training was met after we made this story based online conversion.
by Asha Pandey
June 5, 2014

How to Evaluate Your Online Training

Evaluating your online training is important if you want to determine online training ROI. But where do you start? You need a post-training evaluation plan. Take a look at this tried-and-true model, and before you know it you’ll be ready to create your own plan!
by Stephanie Ivec
May 18, 2014

Corporate eLearning When and Where Learners Need It

One of our clients had their technical support staff traveling across India and overseas to install and commission their new milling and turning machines at their end users’ sites. This was, however, proving to be a major logistical challenge for them. Therefore, they wanted us to design an online program that could train all their end users on the commissioning of their machines. Read on to know more about the solution we conceptualized...
by Ravi Pratap Singh
May 1, 2014

Why Matching Informal and Formal Learning Is in Style

Informal learning is in style—but does that mean that formal learning is so last season? Absolutely not! Recently, e-Learning professionals have been seeing how sharp informal and formal learning look together. The rise of informal learning is not a replacement for formal training; rather, the two have an interdependent relationship.

by Christie Wroten
March 31, 2014

Can Your Training Sell?

Corporate training already breaks the bank. Is there a way to utilize courses to bring back the Benjamins? Consider customer training: it’s table stakes if your product or service has any sort of learning curve. Your customer training may be a cost center, but it doesn’t have to be.

by Randhir Vieira
March 27, 2014

4 Ways to Personalize Your Online Training

Online training has a bad—and incorrect—reputation for being impersonal, boring and lifeless. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Good online training can be personal and engaging. And it’s also full of life—in a recent survey, 72% of companies included said that e-Learning keeps them up-to-date with changes in their industry, which helps them remain competitive within their niche.
by Christie Wroten