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Training Techniques

Improving On-The-Job Training with LMS and e-Learning Tools

by Mary Polley-Berte on May 29, 2009

Learning Management Systems (LMSs) and e-Learning authoring tools can help with all parts of on-the-job training. Depending on your organization’s needs, you can use an LMS to track and manage one or more parts of the OJT process.

The Online “Training” Myth

by Patrick T. Malone on March 5, 2009

Online “training” is acceptable and even preferred when the desired outcome is to educate.
Doing the real training is required and perfectly feasible, even with large groups of people when the desired outcome is acquiring skill and proficiency.

10 Tips on LMS Implementation

by Steve Pena on December 12, 2008

In this article, Steve Pena, Senior Designer and Implementation Consultant for SyberWorks, Inc., gives advice for implementing a learning management system.

Is it Really Interactive?

by Doug Wieringa on December 3, 2008

Mouse clicks do not always mean interactions. Engaging users in a meaningful way can prove to be a lot more effective towards the user experience and, therefore, content can be more easily understood.

Competency Management and Training Plans in Learning Management Systems (LMSs)

by Dave Boggs on October 22, 2008

Some things to consider when creating a learning management system (LMS) hierarchy for your company or organization and the use of competency management and job-role hierarchies, as an organization strives to develop training plans with their LMS.

Management Training: Engaged Managers Produce the Best Results

by Max Vogt on October 3, 2008

Each employee needs a daily dose of involvement with his or her manager. Informal conversation about what’s going on in the department and the work each employee is doing is very effective in keeping the team flying in the same direction.

How Management Training Can Help Your Business

by Shaun Parker on October 3, 2008

Training can have a massive affect on the motivation of staff and ultimately the success of a business. Many businesses that grow rapidly find that staff become responsible for different types of jobs in the organisation.

E-learning

by Rajesh Rastogi on October 3, 2008

All in all e- learning is here to stay and only you can decide the degree of involvement in e- learning your company may require and the best methods applicable to you and your employees.

Top 10 Training Best Practices for Effective Learning and Development Programs

by Tris Brown on October 3, 2008

Best companies realize that only through effectively and continuously developing and training their employees can they acquire the core competencies needed for competitive advantage and flexibility. In addition, these companies are realizing the benefits of self-development by encouraging a work habit of reflection and learning.

Comparing Costs: eLearning vs Traditional

by Michele Webb on October 3, 2008

When preparing to conduct a cost analysis study, managers should be prepared to understand all the different factors involved with the development and delivery of training programs and then develop a customized list of factors that are applicable to the organization’s training needs and environment.