The adoption of cloud infrastructure has led to a proliferation of learning management systems (LMSs) and tools geared toward catering to an ever-evolving workforce. From compliance to corporate language training, learning and development is a cornerstone of many organizations’ people strategy. It’s no wonder the global LMS market is booming. In 2018, the market was reportedly worth more than $5 billion, and it’s projected to grow exponentially during the next decade.
For many Learning and Development (L&D) professionals, it can be difficult to encourage employees to really commit to training programs. This is especially true when it comes to language training programs and the modern learner.
Interview with Andreas Urban, Director of Services at Speexx - Digital transformation has radically changed the way training is perceived by employees. Once "a pain point", it has now become a necessity to guarantee employability. Modern learners are hungry for knowledge and take power over their learning paths. But how can we make them happy?
Apart from keeping your job as an L&D professional, what does ‘success’ in L&D mean? How do you achieve it – and how do know when you’ve achieved it? Along with L&D professionals being put under increasing pressure to ‘perform’ by senior managers, the growth in the use of technology – both as learning delivery media and in business operational terms – is changing both the workplace and the human perspectives within it.
Lots of people make lots of presentations but this only seems to provide more scope for presenters to fail in their aim – for personal and/or technological reasons. So, here are some thoughts on how to give the perfect presentation.
Many executives have difficulty finding time to spend on language training. If they travel frequently or meet with investors and stakeholders, it may be impossible for them to attend regular classroom sessions.
Blended Learning isn’t new in education, but you may have been hearing a lot more about it in the past few years. It is steadily gaining in popularity due to its cost effectiveness and flexibility of delivery. However, it’s been recognized as an emerging trend since at least 2003. By 2014, nearly 30% of corporate learning content was delivered in a blended manner.