2. Todayʼs session
• Features and functionality
• To webinar, or not to webinar
• Session design overview
• Some business case basics
3. What are we using?
+ + +
4. Where are you?
5. So whatʼs a webinar again?
6. So whatʼs a webinar again?
• Enable interaction across geographic boundaries
• Link people in a rich environment
• Facilitate interaction between participants & experts
• Allow for collaboration
*not* for only imparting information
8. To webinar, or not to webinar
Is there more than one person?
Are they geographically dispersed?
Do they have access to a computer?
Is the content free of physical safety
Is there a need for real &me interac&on?
9. Designing for engagement
How do you know if anyone is listening?
10. Designing for participants
11. Designing content
•When would you split a group?
•When would you split content?
everything 1 2
12. The business case
13. The business case: Summary
1. Speed of distribution 1. Same time co-ordination
2. Reduced time off the job 2. IT infrastructure
3. Engaging format 3. ??
4. Increased coverage
14. Selecting a provider
1. Functionality - what do you REALLY need??
Draw up a list: nice to have vs must have
2. Bandwidth - of all users!!
(Insist upon a test/demo)
3. IT infrastructure
4. Client support & training
5. Test performance - value this before $$
15. The beneﬁts: a summary
• Cost effective
• Time efﬁcient
and communication where
needed, when needed
• Geographic equality
Next session: 18 Feb
17. ABOUT HEADSHIFT
Some of Our Clients
OUR CORE TEAM
PhD candidate, MEd (Adult Ed), BEd (Adult Ed), Dip
HRM, Dip e-Learning, Cert IV TAA.
Anne specialises in the creation of innovative
communication networks and learning environments with
social media. Her design for the ﬁrst national mentoring
program (MentorNet) for young women entrepreneurs in
2007, developed entirely in social media - was a ﬁnalist in
the Forrester Groundswell awards in 2008.
Senior Business & Technology Consultant
Master of Business & Technology (MBT)
James assists organisations maximise the value of social
software to meet business objectives, providing expertise
on social computing strategies and integrating social
software tools with current IT systems.
James brings a wide range of experience from
government, professional and blue chip companies.
Community Management Consultant
B.Bus in Human Resource Management, Dip. e-Learning
Shelley is a community manager and online moderator for
Headshift in a number of active communities. She is
currently studying a Masters Degree in Adult Education at
the University of Technology, Sydney where socially
focussed e-Learning strategies are her key areas of