The Professional Training Coordinator knows that the provision of modern workplace learning isn’t just about organizing training courses, but providing a structured approach to developing a particular skill set through the best methods available for the skills, the environment and the individual learner. Our learning habits are changing and Professional Training Coordinators know that continuous learning will be essential as the speed of business accelerates. A learner may be motivated to learn something NOW, and perhaps while commuting to and from work the learner watches a video, reads a blog, registers for eLearning or collaborates in an online learning network via what’s app or slack. This environment presents a variety of new tools and offers tremendous opportunity for the professional training coordinator, who will provide lots of different tailored learning experiences to support employees in their self-directed learning via a variety of learning technologies So, if you are ready to step into the world of a modern workplace learning advisor. Learn about and apply the best of traditional approaches to coordinating training activity, and be open to exploring a vast range of new tools and technologies to support your role as a Professional Training Coordinator, this exciting event is for you.
Laurence J. Peter analysed hundreds of cases of occupational incompetence which led him to formulate The Peter Principle. The Peter Principle book is extremely humorous, a satirical model, it was first published in 1969. What is surprising is that many of us continue to experience the impact of occupational incompetence resulting from ridiculous promotion decisions. For [...]
As a learning designer I believe in the power of stories to sustain attention. Our brains are attracted to stories in which the characters struggle and eventually surface unknown abilities to triumph over adversity. This is why our Learning by Design course is so successful. It places the learner at the heart of the story, this helps learners [...]
Facilitation can be a delicate process, particularly for me today because I am holding 6 raw eggs and my audience are feeling bitter, my aim is to create an environment where we can consider the impact of entrenched patterns of behaviour and consider the mindsets required to move from bitter to better. Facilitating Change I have [...]
A big job had presented itself at training towers. The bigwigs had attended a continuous improvement seminar where they had been publicly embarrassed by the ring masters for their stinking thinking. The big wigs arrived at training towers and the gnomes were summoned. During a verbal thrashing the gnomes were told to put out to tender [...]
She’s there, the attendance register says so, ticks will go into boxes and records of learning will be kept. But she’s there in body only, her mind is elsewhere. She thinks is this Learning? I need to - press pause this isn’t working Today’s class is about the history of learning and development, apparently considerable transformations [...]
"How will you exploit and cultivate core competencies, those that will enable you to realise your strategic aims?" This is a question that I regularly ask during strategic planning workshops and one which leaders answer from a systems and process perspective. While systems are necessary for any company, most are not unique ,therefore, systems and expertise that [...]
One of the most important, difficult and common decisions that designers of learning make is whether to add interesting text, sounds, or visuals to learning material. We want to arouse interest,curiosity, engagement but it's important to know when these elements seduce learners and when they become a distraction. Learning Design and The Art of Seduction The [...]