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10 Ways To Maximize Corporate Training

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Explore simple strategies and a top 10 list of practical methods for ensuring and demonstrating the benefits of a corporate training investment.

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10 Ways To Maximize Corporate Training

  1. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization 10 Ways to Maximize Corporate Training June 10, 2015 Nicole L. Wilson, Ph.D. Founder & President www.knowprogress.com
  2. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization A Robust Online Training Library Content in Business Leadership, Management, Productivity, Software, Communication, Career Development, and more. 3,400+ courses Avg. 20 courses released per week 10,000+ hours of learning Avg. 5 hours released per day 138,000+ videos Avg. 750 released per week Creating a Transformative Culture of Learning
  3. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Presenter Dr. Nicole Wilson is the founder and president of KnowProgress, a consulting firm serving EdTech companies and other learning organizations in their quest to create powerful, empirically effective learning experiences. Nicole has led the development of several highly successful elearning and assessment products for industry leaders including Pearson, Open English, and Rosetta Stone. She has a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and taught there as a faculty member for nine years.
  4. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Agenda  Welcome & Warm Ups  The Problem: Retention crisis in corporate training  The Solutions: 10 ways to improve corporate learning  Q&A
  5. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Sources Source:
  6. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Agenda  Welcome & Warm Ups  The Problem: Retention crisis in corporate training  The Solutions: 10 ways to improve corporate learning  Q&A
  7. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Welcome  Objective: Give participants an understanding of 10 science-based strategies for improving learning from corporate training.  Get ready to roll up your sleeves and actively participate throughout.  There will be a test. (By the end of the webinar, you’ll understand why that’s a good thing.)
  8. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Warm Up No. 1: Arrive Take 60 seconds to settle in and make yourself physically comfortable.
  9. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Warm Up No. 2: Reflect Why are you here? Take 90 seconds to jot down some of the challenges you or your organization has faced in making your corporate training impactful. Share your thoughts in the webinar chat.
  10. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Agenda  Welcome & Warm Ups  The Problem: Retention crisis in corporate training  The Solutions: 10 ways to improve corporate learning  Q&A
  11. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Pop Quiz 1. How much do North American companies spend on corporate training annually? 2. What percentage of new skills are lost within one year?
  12. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization The Problem  North American companies spend an estimated $140 billion annually on corporate training.  90 percent of new skills are lost within a year. Source: Wall Street Journal
  13. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Retention = Initial Learning – Learning Loss
  14. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Emphasize motivation and active learning to boost engagement and efficacy Structure the learning experience to skills and knowledge for the long term Retention = Initial Learning – Learning Loss
  15. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Agenda  Welcome & Warm Ups  The Problem: Retention crisis in corporate training  The Solutions: 10 ways to improve corporate learning  Q&A
  16. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization 10 Ways to Increase Retention Motivation 1. Get nature on your side 2. Make it narrative 3. Make it relevant 4. Make it multi-modal & interactive Active Learning 5. Make it applied: project & problem-based learning 6. Make it active 7. Make it social Retention 8. Make it “searchable” with an outline/framework 9. Practice testing 10. Re-activate it: distributed, interleaved practice over time
  17. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization 10 Ways to Increase Retention Motivation 1. Get nature on your side 2. Make it narrative 3. Make it relevant 4. Make it multi-modal & interactive Active Learning 5. Make it applied: project & problem-based learning 6. Make it active 7. Make it social Retention 8. Make it “searchable” with an outline/framework 9. Practice testing 10. Re-activate it: distributed, interleaved practice over time
  18. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Q: What Do You Need to Be Your Best?
  19. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization A: A lot… But start with your biological needs Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
  20. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Get Nature on Your Side
  21. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization 10 Ways to Increase Retention Motivation 1. Get nature on your side 2. Make it narrative 3. Make it relevant 4. Make it multi-modal & interactive Active Learning 5. Make it applied: project & problem-based learning 6. Make it active 7. Make it social Retention 8. Make it “searchable” with an outline/framework 9. Practice testing 10. Re-activate it: distributed, interleaved practice over time
  22. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Use narrative  Once upon a time . . .
  23. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization 10 Ways to Increase Retention Motivation 1. Get nature on your side 2. Make it narrative 3. Make it relevant 4. Make it multi-modal & interactive Active Learning 5. Make it applied: project & problem-based learning 6. Make it active 7. Make it social Retention 8. Make it “searchable” with an outline/framework 9. Practice testing 10. Re-activate it: distributed, interleaved practice over time
  24. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Make Training Personal We cannot remember what we’re not paying attention to in the first place! Learning is a reflexive process: new knowledge must be tied into existing knowledge
  25. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Increasing Relevance  Provide context and rationale for training  Strive for the right level of difficulty Use assessments to determine learners’ initial knowledge level  Link new content to existing knowledge and experiences
  26. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization 10 Ways to Increase Retention Motivation 1. Get nature on your side 2. Make it narrative 3. Make it relevant 4. Make it multi-modal & interactive Active Learning 5. Make it applied: project & problem-based learning 6. Make it active 7. Make it social Retention 8. Make it “searchable” with an outline/framework 9. Practice testing 10. Re-activate it: distributed, interleaved practice over time
  27. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Imagine that you are experiencing this webinar as a text transcript  No audio  No visuals  No chat  No interaction  No movement How engaging and effective would it be?
  28. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Multimodal & Interactive Learning
  29. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization 10 Ways to Increase Retention Motivation 1. Get nature on your side 2. Make it narrative 3. Make it relevant 4. Make it multi-modal & interactive Active Learning 5. Make it applied: project & problem-based learning 6. Make it active 7. Make it social Retention 8. Make it “searchable” with an outline/framework 9. Practice testing 10. Re-activate it: distributed, interleaved practice over time
  30. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Example: An Alternative, Project-Based Approach to Covering this Webinar’s Content Your Mission  Imagine you are a L&D professional at a medium-sized communications firm.  A new executive takes over your division and asks you and your colleagues to:  Review the company’s current quarterly training workshops.  Analyze how well they reflect best practices in learning.  Create a proposal for updating the company’s training strategy to support employee engagement and long-term retention.  You and a team of 3 colleagues have 4 weeks to complete this project, with the support of a facilitator who will guide you and provide feedback along the way.
  31. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Key Facets of Problem and Project-Based Learning  Learners master content and skills in the context of solving a carefully-crafted real-world problem or case study.  Teams work together to define and solve smaller challenges, with facilitator’s help  Learning activities stretch over longer periods of time  Challenges culminate with authentic products (project-based learning) or authentic solutions (problem-based learning)  Edutopia.org is a great resource for learning more about problem and project-based learning
  32. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization 10 Ways to Increase Retention Motivation 1. Get nature on your side 2. Make it narrative 3. Make it relevant 4. Make it multi-modal & interactive Active Learning 5. Make it applied: project & problem-based learning 6. Make it active 7. Make it social Retention 8. Make it “searchable” with an outline/framework 9. Practice testing 10. Re-activate it: distributed, interleaved practice over time
  33. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Strategies for Active Learning  Encourage learners to ask “Why?”  Flip the classroom  Thought experiments  Games  Mini challenges  Drawing
  34. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Example: “Why Ask Why?”  You’ve just been told that encouraging learners to respond to new concepts by asking “Why?” leads to better memory.  Ask yourself “Why might that be?”
  35. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization 10 Ways to Increase Retention Motivation 1. Get nature on your side 2. Make it narrative 3. Make it relevant 4. Make it multi-modal & interactive Active Learning 5. Make it applied: project & problem-based learning 6. Make it active 7. Make it social Retention 8. Make it “searchable” with an outline/framework 9. Practice testing 10. Re-activate it: distributed, interleaved practice over time
  36. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Social Learning Face-To-Face  Role playing  Conversations with peers  Debates Virtual  Discussion groups  Online communities  Wikis
  37. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization 10 Ways to Increase Retention Motivation 1. Get nature on your side 2. Make it narrative 3. Make it relevant 4. Make it multi-modal & interactive Active Learning 5. Make it applied: project & problem-based learning 6. Make it active 7. Make it social Retention 8. Make it “searchable” with an outline/framework 9. Practice testing 10. Re-activate it: distributed, interleaved practice over time
  38. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Before (Learning) After Preview what they are about to learn Remind them what they just learned Frame the Learning Experience
  39. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization 10 Ways to Increase Retention Motivation 1. Get nature on your side 2. Make it narrative 3. Make it relevant 4. Make it multi-modal & interactive Active Learning 5. Make it applied: project & problem-based learning 6. Make it active 7. Make it social Retention 8. Make it “searchable” with an outline/framework 9. Practice testing 10. Re-activate it: distributed, interleaved practice over time
  40. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Pop Quiz Revisited 1. How much do North American companies spend on corporate training annually? 2. What percentage of new skills are lost within one year? If you remember these statistics, thank the pre-test!
  41. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization The Retrieval Practice Effect  “If you’re not thinking, you’re not learning”— mental effort is key  Repeated quizzing strengthens learners’ memory better than simple repetition  Testing doesn’t have to be high stakes: self-testing, polling, and other informal methods can work well
  42. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization 10 Ways to Increase Retention Motivation 1. Get nature on your side 2. Make it narrative 3. Make it relevant 4. Make it multi-modal & interactive Active Learning 5. Make it applied: project & problem-based learning 6. Make it active 7. Make it social Retention 8. Make it “searchable” with an outline/framework 9. Practice testing 10. Re-activate it: distributed, interleaved practice over time
  43. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization “Practice doesn’t make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.” -Vince Lombardi
  44. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Mix It Up  Interleaving: practicing different concepts together in a single session improves real-world performance vs .
  45. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Spread It Out  Spaced Practice: practicing concepts in several short sessions instead of one marathon boosts retention vs .
  46. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Space Sessions Thoughtfully  Optimal Intervals-letting the learner do some forgetting between practice sessions strengthens memory vs. vs.
  47. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Final Quiz What are the 3 categories for ways to improve learning? Name as many items in each category as you can. (There are 10 total.)
  48. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Thank you! For more information, visit lynda.com or email sales@lynda.com.
  49. ENTERPRISE LEARNING SOLUTIONS The Global Leader in Online Learning for Your Entire Organization Q&A

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