Executives and business managers struggling with the challenges of reorganization that follow new mergers and acquisitions can overcome their difficulties by learning from the experiences of companies profiled in a new complimentary white paper from consultancy firm Best Practices, LLC. Learn more.
‘Assessment 101,’ a new 10-week online offering from ACT and the ASTD that utilizes VoIP technology, features hour long interactive sessions aimed at educating trainers in the evaluation of skills held by existing and prospective employees. Learn more.
Online delivery of certification programs, particularly those offering a ‘live’ component, is the first choice of IT solution providers. Classroom training incorporating an online element ranks a firm second. And with industry analysts predicting a $21-billion e-learning market by 2008, vendors are paying attention. Learn more.
Despite the administration’s hope for financial relief in workplace training, e-learning within the U.S. government is still a neglected tool, primarily because employees are not aware of programs available to them and proper integration with traditional training methods is yet to be achieved. Learn more.
Once the private corporate training grounds for the Manila Electric Company, MMLDC is now a world class venue for training and development, featuring minimalist architecture that expands into natural surroundings, to further participants’ personal growth as well as their business acumen.Learn more.
The new and leaner Grid Theory, of examining our behaviours while interacting with others, used to improve relations, revitalize career enthusiasm and enhance performance, is scrutinized in this interview with the president and CEO of Grid International. Learn more.
Learning management and courseware delivery specialists Worldwide Interactive Network (WIN) Career Solutions Inc. plans on using Wizzard Software’sAT&T Natural Voices to augment new Net-based training courseware. Quality, natural sounding voices read material aloud to course participants as each page is displayed. Learn more.
Power 2 Transform is offering human resource staff a free trial of the recently released Everything DiSC Facilitation System, a modular training tool that creates custom solutions aimed at building employee skills, increasing performance and retaining customers. Learn more.
Key to successful management of the rapid organizational change corporate North America is undergoing, is paying attention to the human factor, this consultant reveals with his guidelines to understanding and managing employeeattitudes and feelings. Learn more.
Lynn Johnston provides her personal perspective on the Canadian learning and performance landscape.
Workplace skill improvement is a critical goal for most forward-thinking companies. I am certain that ASTD's initiative in applying and interpreting employee assessments, and planning appropriate learning and performance interventions will prove to be a valuable resource for corporate trainers.
Organizational change is a given in today's work world. Downsizing, mergers and acquisitions, technology upgrades, and process modifications are part and parcel of this change. What sometimes gets overlooked is the human side of managing change. This week's news feed offers some solid strategies for keeping the employee focus on inevitable change.