Improving L&D Processes for Stronger Engagement and ROI

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Business processes mean so many things to so many different people and departments across the organization. Here’s a look at the major learning and development processes, how to structure them, and how they can be leveraged to bring improved engagement for learners in addition to stronger outcomes and ROI. What is learning and development? Learning […]

14+ Training Request Form Templates to Supercharge Course Development

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Learning and development professionals don’t create courses in a vacuum. They scope their work based on the needs of their learners, and oftentimes, those needs enter the L&D department in the form of a request for training.  However, as organizations grow more complex, matrixed, and, obviously, remote, the L&D team needs a way to streamline […]

Building a Learning and Development Strategy for Organizational Excellence

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While any department, team, or even individual employee can take it upon themselves to acquire knowledge or develop a skill, it’s important for the organization as a whole to build an effective overall learning and development strategy. In addition to the main goal of developing an organization’s people, a proper L&D strategy provides innumerable benefits […]

5 Downloadable eLearning Project Plan Templates

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Project Plan Templates to Keep eLearning on Track How do you know what everyone is working on, and when it is due? Project management tools and technology have been around for quite some time and should be familiar to even the smallest teams. However, how do you know which one works the best for your […]

How to Calculate and Maximize Training ROI

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Any initiative should have a return on investment—or why go through with the project in the first place? When the performance of people is involved, it’s difficult to know whether the training worked. Leaders would like to measure the business impact, most importantly whether the training was able to bring about improved work performance that […]

The Complete Guide to Efficient Training Operations

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L&D teams certainly want learners to learn, but could making their training operations more efficient help drive better outcomes? Efficiency in business is certainly nothing new, and increasing efficiency in training operations can improve the experience for everyone. This includes instructional designers and subject matter experts who build the course; employees taking the course to […]

4 Ready-to-Use Learning and Development Budget Templates

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Training Budget Templates to Identify and Assign Resources How much should the L&D department spend on training? Some companies have years of experience—and data—that help them understand just how much a learning initiative should cost. However, technologies, needs, and learner preferences change. What might have worked just one year ago might not be applicable now, […]

Your Complete Guide to the Kirkpatrick Evaluation Model

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Analyzing the results of training programs is extremely difficult. L&D teams are challenged to demonstrate the value that programs deliver to both individual employees and the organization as a whole. Unfortunately, few learning leaders are able to do this. “92% of senior leaders and stakeholders want to see quantifiable results from their training functions. Yet […]

4 Ready-to-Use eLearning Storyboard Templates

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eLearning Storyboard Templates to Facilitate Your Course Design In the early stages of developing a course, the team is given a firehose of information. Even the most strategic, organized training request form can lead to a barrage of additional materials supplied by subject matter experts, managers, and other stakeholders eager to inform the team of […]

How to Spot Inefficiencies in Your Learning Operations

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Learning Operations, or LearnOps, is the idea that outcomes can be improved and the business can run more efficiently when training is streamlined. Just as there is DevOps and RevOps in the engineering and sales organizations, respectively, LearnOps leverages data to capture insights that can inform decisions that can reduce stakeholder friction, speed course development, and […]

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