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PART 4: Future Shift

The next generation of LMSs will not be based on the obsessive of pursuit of marketing novelties in the guise of features.

Model Learning

Lean, Six Sigma, and ADDIE can be a match made in training heaven—the first two maximize value by eliminating waste and minimizing variability, while the other provides a blueprint for the development of training.

The Accidental Training Manager

Trainers often have to do more than design and facilitate successful training programs—they have be effective project managers as they oversee the overall process.

Leaders vs. Trainers

“Leaders lead and trainers train” is the conventional approach, but some companies find there’s no better teacher than an executive who can speak from direct experience.

Developing Learning Leaders

The most gifted trainers still need to be nurtured into leaders. Is your company giving trainers what they need to blossom into leaders?

Seeing Leadership Differently

New findings from The Global Leadership Forecast 2014 | 2015 reveal insights on—and the impact of—selecting and developing leaders.

2015 Emerging Training Leaders

These 25 training professionals sparked their organizations with stellar leadership skills, business acumen, and innovation.

A Vicious Circle

By curbing the inclination to act impulsively, you can improve relationships and avoid entering the stress/rudeness vicious circle. 
 

Try Commandments Instead of Goals

Resolutions—goals and intentions—are important. But there’s an implied sense of “optional” in them. Instead, here are 10 commandments I’d like to live by.

Cracking the Successful Corporate MOOC

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) must be well tailored to company objectives, tightly embedded in the corporate context, and designed with learner engagement and motivation specifically in mind. 

Training Managers to Be Coaches

A successful coach helps employees to find solutions themselves, which can improve their performance and free managers to focus more on their own jobs.

Focus on Hong Kong

When delivering business training in Hong Kong, the key is to provide the theoretical concept briefly, followed by plenty of practical application and examples.

Ensure Safety First

Online safety training— provided in an employee’s native language and with localized content— is key to creating a successful safety culture in a global organization.

Training Agile at Scale

Few organizations have transformed from traditional software development methods to Agile on the holistic scale undertaken by PayPal. Training played a key role in accelerating transformation success.

Go Beyond Buzzwords

Make your communication count—start by fact-checking your statements and steering clear of jargon.

The Ethics of Training Customer Service

The trust of a customer (a.k.a., learner) starts with the trustworthiness of the service provider (a.k.a., trainer). Trust is as vital to acquiring competence as it is to buying goods and services.

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