Posts by RPS


Cutting Costs Through Web-based Training

The Business of Learning
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This week’s observation: As companies are rolling out their 2013 budgets, one concern across industries is how to achieve cost savings within learning and development programs. With budgets remaining constant while employee populations are growing, many companies are increasingly turning towards web-based training to decrease the cost of traditional instructor-led programs, especially as virtual workforce populations […]

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Mentors, Resolutions and Happiness at Work

The Business of Learning
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Each Friday, we highlight five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending most amongst your industry peers. Chief Learning Officer: The Future of Mobile Learning by Elliott Masie The phrase “mobile learning” is popping up all across the learning field. There is […]

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Implementing Training Without Interrupting Business

The Business of Learning
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This week’s observation: A major concern among learning professionals is how best to implement new product and/or technology training programs without interrupting sales. This can be especially challenging when the implementation takes place across an organization with international branches, dealerships or franchises, often with multiple languages in play. While it is critical to offer training programs […]

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Implementing Training Without Interrupting Business

The Business of Learning
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This week’s observation: A major concern among learning professionals is how best to implement new product and/or technology training programs without interrupting sales. This can be especially challenging when the implementation takes place across an organization with international branches, dealerships or franchises, often with multiple languages in play. While it is critical to offer training […]

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Continual Improvement, Process Planning and Leadership Skills for 2013

The Business of Learning
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Each Friday we highlight five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. The Wall Street Journal: Want That Promotion? Practice Your Job by Cal Newport There’s a difference between doing things you already know how to do and […]

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Consistency in the Mentoring Process

The Business of Learning
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This week’s observation: A common challenge many companies are facing is ensuring consistency in the mentoring and coaching process from one employee to the next. Even with standardized materials, the experience and effectiveness of a mentoring program can vary based on the skill level and attitude of the mentor or coach providing the guidance. It is […]

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