“The most valuable asset of a 21st-century institution, whether business or nonbusiness, will be its knowledge workers and their productivity.” – Peter Drucker, “Management Challenges for the 21st Century”
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In my last column, I discussed how every training department should establish itself as an investment, not an expense. Once this perspective is adopted, training programs need to align themselves with the organization’s best resources to guarantee success
To e or not to e ? That isn’t the question! … Over the past year, e-learning has been variously described as the cosmic solution for all corporate learning problems or as a vast disappointment. Has e-learning been oversold by well intentioned but sho
The power of e-Learning has brought about a new context for learning in the training industry. The exciting universe of e-Learning balances the traditional classroom approach (ILT) and the constantly evolving technology-based learning (TBT). This balance
The motto of The Dixie Group Inc., an Atlanta-based floor-covering company, is “Building People as We Build Our Business.” But when you have more than 3,000 employees in Georgia, Alabama and California, living up to such a motto is a challenging task. The
In 1999, PurchasePro spent a small fortune on instructor-led training (ILT) for sales, customer service, vendors and clients. They knew that e-learning suited their product well, yet e-learning wasn’t ready for (Web) primetime. ILT was still more valuable
At conferences and in planning meetings, people concerned with education, training and performance improvement are talking about learning objects. What are they? What do learning objects promise your organization? And are they delivering on their promises
The potential impact of e-learning on today’s companies is seemingly enormous. By providing personalization of courses, anytime/anywhere learning, more effective training and an increase in productivity, e-learning appears positioned to provide training
Falling stock prices, failed LMS implementations, poor course completion rates, slashed corporate budgets. In the face of all that, will e-learning be remembered as nothing more than a late salvo in the dot-bomb campaign?
Maintaining a strong sales force during difficult times is where training and development organizations struggle to maintain ground, as training budgets often become the focus of cost-cutting initiatives. The right type of salesperson can be a point of di
As chief learning officers, you are charted with cost-effectively managing training and ensuring knowledge transfer through your initiatives. In the past couple of years, you may have been caught in the e-learning boom and quite possibly have been burned.