Is It Time to Abandon the Classroom?

This week’s observation: A debate is raging throughout the training industry as to whether or not it’s time to move toward technology in place of the traditional classroom environment. The argument in favor of this shift emphasizes that people learn differently than they used to, and the idea of sitting in a training room for hours...

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The Best Way To Undermine Your Own Leadership

Each Friday, RPS highlights 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. Chief Learning Officer Curiosity: The Gateway Competency by Julie Winkle Giulioni and Beverly Kaye Consider the following scenarios: Mia is always energized by her interactions with customers....

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2013 Global Trends in TrainingPart 2: SMEs to the Rescue

The concept of transferring knowledge from experts in a particular field to a new generation of workers is really the base upon which training programs are built. Subject matter experts – or ‘SMEs’, as they are known in the training industry – are in high-demand as they play a critical role in the development of...

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Leveraging Learning Management Systems for Success

This week’s observation: There has been a great deal of focus in the training industry lately around learning management systems (LMS). While the value of these programs is almost universally accepted, confusion continues to reign when it comes to selecting and implementing the proper system for the job. Organizations struggle to define the correct use for...

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No Innovation Allowed

Each Friday, RPS highlights 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. Harvard Business Review Nine Rules for Stifling Innovation by By Rosabeth Moss Kanter Innovation has become the holy grail. Finding innovation is almost a sacred quest...

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