Learning and Development Blog

February 22nd, 2017

Leadership Webinar Wisdom: Six Critical Elements for Engagement and Learning

Involving the Learner Webinars pose a challenge to the basic adult learning principle of involving the learner in experience-based activities that have immediate relevance to work. “Soft” skills or professional development skills webinars are harder to design than technical training webinars as designers must creatively turn instructor-led classroom activities into activities that grab the participants…

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February 16th, 2017

How to Design Fantastic M-Learning with 9 Guidelines

Mobile phones have not only revolutionized the communication sector but the eLearning sector as well. With mobile devices hitting the 7 billion mark, organizations foresee a huge potential targeting this learning segment. In terms of opportunities, it is predicted that the use of smartphones and tablets by professionals for personal work will rise almost to…

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February 15th, 2017

9 Tips To Repurpose eLearning Content

Are you about to spend valuable time and resources developing new eLearning content? Before you do, take a moment to read these 9 tips for re-purposing your existing eLearning materials. How To Repurpose eLearning Content Recycling may be good for the environment. But it’s also great for your bottom line. Not to mention, your schedule….

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February 9th, 2017

Introduction to Performance Consulting

In the last couple of years, performance improvement has become a key focus area for organizations across the world. To maintain a competitive advantage and increase their company’s market share, business leaders are increasingly investing in performance consulting. But, what exactly is performance consulting? And why is it so important? What is performance consulting? Performance…

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February 7th, 2017

10 Essentials for Developing Virtual Leaders

The number of virtual teams is growing in every organization as technology and communication make it easier for team members to collaborate and work together across regions, diverse geographies and time zones. There is a strong business case for augmenting your leadership development programs with training targeted for virtual team leaders because of the special…

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January 31st, 2017

The Challenge of Learning and Development Outsourcing

What Do All of These Events Have in Common? The answer is they all are candidates for training opportunities. As such, if the training event is not conducted in-house, then it is outsourced to a third party organization to execute the training requirements. Increasingly, companies are outsourcing their training projects if it is not part…

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January 25th, 2017

7 Ways Online Training Can Fill In Performance Gaps

Do you want to improve workplace productivity? Do your employees have the skills they need to tackle tasks and increase profits? In this article, I’ll explore 7 ways that online training can help you fill performance gaps in your organization. How Online Training Can Fill In Performance Gaps Performance gaps are the thorn in your…

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January 17th, 2017

How to Develop Character Illustrations in Role-Play Scenarios

Proposal Submissions! Prototypes! High Impact! World Class! Deadlines! Illustrations! Engaging Characters!… I’m sure you have been handed a similar brief for a task. Though the brief might not necessarily come in that order, some just start with the deadline! We often find ourselves in situations where things get complex with little time and much to…

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