How Do We Find the Right eLearning Partner?

In case you’re just joining us, we started talking about whether you have the skills to create eLearning internally, in part 1. Then, whether creating eLearning internally is the right business strategy, was the focus of part 2. After answering these questions about your resources, team skills, capacity, and organizational focus, it’s time to give…

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Is Building eLearning Internally the Right Strategy?

As you’re probably aware, all the cool kids are using eLearning for their training needs these days. While ILT is still viable for certain situations (and will be for the foreseeable future), eLearning has too many benefits to be ignored. So, if you’ve decided your company should use eLearning, now it’s time to determine how…

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Do We Have the Skills to Build eLearning Internally?

Whether it’s painting your living room, or fixing that running toilet (don’t forget to jiggle the handle), there’s always a decision whether to do it yourself or hire a pro to do it for you. You have this same decision to make if you want to build eLearning. Now, considering that we’re a training vendor,…

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How to Assemble the Perfect eLearning Team

For anyone who has not worked on a significant sized eLearning project, all the moving pieces can make it feel like a Rube Goldberg machine. Clients undertaking these projects for the first time end up surprised by how much goes into it, and it always takes longer than the uninitiated would assume. With this much going…

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STUDY: Employees Indicate Need for More Skills Training at Work

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When LinkedIn conducted a survey asking 1,000 workers how they felt about their skill sets at work, they found that a surprising number of employees were uncomfortable with their current abilities. In fact, 78% said they felt they needed new skills in order to maintain or to advance their careers. That’s interesting, we think, as…

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The Three Ps for Managing a Successful eLearning Project: Part 3

The Three Ps for Managing a Successful eLearning Project

Part Three: Managing the Process In part two of this series, we went over all of the many different people who bring a successful eLearning course to life. In our third and final piece, we’ll discuss the general progression that helps course development and execution happen smoothly and efficiently. Today’s focus: P = Process. Each…

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The Three Ps for Managing a Successful eLearning Project: Part 2

The Three Ps for Managing a Successful eLearning Project

Part Two: Managing People In part one of this series, we talked about the performance expectations that define the scope and general objectives for a successful eLearning project. Now we’re going to look at the many different experts that have to come together to make an effective and interactive training resource. Today’s focus: P =…

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The Three Ps for Managing a Successful eLearning Project

The Three Ps for Managing a Successful eLearning Project

Part One: Managing Performance Expectations Projects, regardless of the type, are usually deemed unsuccessful when things don’t go as planned and goals aren’t met. Contributing factors often include limited resources or role ambiguity among the team, as well we process and communication breakdowns. This post is the first in a series of three directed at…

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7 Steps to a Perfect eLearning Project

Ever wondered what the anatomy of the eLearning development process actually looks like? Diving into the step by step process will help you better understand how long a project takes, what factors go into development, and what you’re really paying for when you ask for a course to be designed. No one likes to start…

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Which eLearning Treatment Level Is Right For You?

Which eLearning Treatment Level Is Right

Different types of eLearning require different levels of interactivity. Some are just needed to share generic information, while some need to really engage learners with material that can be transformed into hands-on training. Before you begin designing and developing a new eLearning course, be sure to identify which eLearning treatment level your course needs to…

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