Business Reality Check For Learning: Net Present Value—Part 2

Working With The ROI Your Stakeholders Apply I get it. I really do. There are topics you just want to avoid like the plague (too soon?). But like bad-tasting cough medicine, there are things that you need to know, especially for your professional growth, that make you better at what you do even though it … Read more

Post-Training: How To Make The Most Of Your LMS Reports

What Your LMS Reports Are Truly “Telling” You In a 2020 survey, L&D professionals reported learning analytics as the most important topic in workplace learning. That’s right, all the metrics collected in your LMS reports ranked #1 in what you should be focusing on. Whether you use an LMS or keep your own spreadsheets, you’re … Read more

The Seven Essentials Of Needs Analysis

The Seven Crucial Elements Of The Needs Analysis Process What you are about to read is a summary of the Seven Essentials of Needs Analysis. This article is the final chapter of an eBook that tells the story of one learning team as they go through the Needs Analysis process. The company, AshCom, is fictional, … Read more

Training Analytics: How To Measure The Effectiveness Of Your L&D Programs

6 Training Analytics Metrics To Keep An Eye On There are a lot of boxes to tick when you’re developing or rolling out training. Is it scalable? Is the topic right? What platform should you use? But there are also boxes to tick after it’s all over, namely evaluating whether training was successful. How can … Read more

Training Needs Analysis: How To Scope Your Project

This article is part of a series focused on the Seven Elements of Needs Analysis. The Elements are: Curriculum Mapping, Know/Do/Believe, Defining the Audience, Designing a Learning Brand, Defining the Return on Investment, Building the Team, and Scoping the Project. What you are about to read is a fable. The company, AshCom, is fictional, but … Read more

Checklist For Successful Training Needs Analysis

A Detailed Approach The discovery phase starts with a team meeting where we validate the project scope and look at the details of the project frame. The project team includes Subject Matter Experts and learning strategists, and the goals of this first meeting are to discuss learning objectives, competency levels, and possible delivery methods. Training … Read more

Needs Analysis: Building The Team – Who Do You Need?

The Vital Components Of A Successful Learning and Development Strategy: Building Up Your Team This article is part of a series focused on the Seven Elements of Needs Analysis.  The Elements are: Curriculum Mapping, Know/Do/Believe, Defining the Audience, Designing a Learning Brand, Defining the Return on Investment, Building the Team, and Scoping the Project. What … Read more

Training Needs Analysis: Designing The ROI – What Will Be Accomplished, And How Will You Know?

The Importance Of Learning Evaluation And Training Needs Analysis To Measure L&D Success This article is part of a series focused on the Seven Elements of Needs Analysis. The Elements are: Curriculum Mapping, Know/Do/Believe, Defining the Audience, Designing a Learning Brand, Defining the Return on Investment, Building the Team, and Scoping the Project. What you … Read more