Category: Strategy & Measurement

The benefits of strong learning objectives

This is the third and final installment of our blog series on strong learning objectives in training courses. In the past two blog posts, we delved into what strong learning objectives are and what constitutes strong learning…

Action-verbs for strong learning objectives

This is part two of our three-part series discussing learning objectives within training courses Last week, we established the definition of a learning objective. Now that we have the basics covered, we can discuss what constitutes strong…

The importance of effective learning objectives

Join us for this three-part series discussing what effective learning objectives are, how to create them, and what they can do to bolster your training courses. When I was fifteen years old, my mother enrolled my twin…

Measuring the impact of soft skills training

This is the final post in a three-part series that explores soft skills, their importance, how to train people in soft skills, and the challenges to measuring such training efforts. We began this blog series defining soft…

Top learning trends for 2019

As 2018 winds down, we’re looking ahead to learning trends for 2019. Behold, the promise of smarter analytics, faster systems, and better performance solutions. Learning trends continue to incorporate immersive reality and gamification of both the platform…

True immersion for AR/VR: reaching results in your LMS

Augmented and virtual reality are the ever-shiny tools that you keep hearing about at conferences and in industry blogs and publications. There’s a reason the learning community is eager to don a pair of goggles and see a…

Closing the performance gap through needs analysis

When a performance gap is identified, a critical error that professionals often make is to automatically assume that it’s a training issue. As a company that focuses on training, even we can admit that training isn’t always…

Designing effective training objectives

Instructional Designers are tasked with designing training objectives that influence operational effectiveness. Ensuring that those objectives are strong and business-centered is the foundation for organizational success. To build your foundation, ask these questions. 1. What are the accomplishments…