This interactive one-day forum is a place where you can find out about hot new training trends, how your peers are preparing for the future, and much more. Your day will be full of peer discussions, case studies, insightful exercises, knowledge sharing, and networking.
Join Your Fellow Learning Professionals for an Exciting Idea Exchange
This open-ended forum is an idea exchange where you can share your ideas and get the answers to all your training questions and needs. As training practices continue to evolve, it gets harder and harder to keep up with the latest trends and technologies available.
With so much happening in blended learning, outsourcing, and learner engagement, who has the time to implement these ideas – only to find out they don’t work or cost too much money? From measuring ROI to succession planning, this interactive forum opens the door to all the hottest issues in training today!
Capturing Learners’ Attention Has Never Been More Challenging
The training paradigm is shifting; there’s no doubt about that. The days of PowerPoint and the talking head are gone, and reaching your audience is becoming more of a challenge. Technology is flourishing and available all around us. Learners are living in a world surrounded by PCs, cell phones, video games, instant messaging, and more. As a result, they are demanding more out of training than they ever have.
Maximize Your ROI by Creating an Engaging Learning Experience
At this forum you’ll learn new and exciting ways to capture your learners’ attention. Through job aids, gaming, simulation, classroom training, and blended learning, you’ll uncover ways to reach your audience like never before! You’ll find out what’s working and what’s not; what’s worth the cost and what isn’t. This forum explores the hottest techniques available for getting and keeping your learners’ attention. You won’t have to find out what works and what doesn’t by trial and error.
Tips in Blended Learning – What Works and What Doesn’t
There are so many different training methodologies at your disposal that creating a blended program for your organization can be a daunting task. But there’s no getting around it – any organization where knowledge is essential for success benefits from blended learning programs.
This interactive session answers questions such as: What mix of modes of delivery is working for other trainers? What blended learning strategies have failed to meet their expectations? What are the greatest challenges of using blended learning – and how do you overcome them?
You’ll examine real-world case studies of how other organizations used blended learning in their training efforts and how it worked or didn’t work for them.
Simulations, Gaming, Role Playing,
This second special session explores one of the hottest topics in training today – active learning or learning by doing. In an effort to combat low completion rates and increase retention, more and more learning professionals are incorporating active learning into their training programs.
Examining case studies will show you how other organizations use simulations and e-games to enhance their training efforts. You’ll hear about other trainers’ experiences with active learning and find out what worked and what didn’t for them. You’ll find out what kind of investments you’ll have to make and above all, how you can integrate simulations, gaming, and more into your own programs.
Outsourcing: The Next Big Thing or Just Hype?
Undoubtedly there is a lot going on in the world of training, and outsourcing is at the top of the list. Whether to outsource learning is a big question, and this session covers how widespread the trend is and if it’s sticking around or going away. You’ll learn what questions to ask to see if outsourcing is right for you. Plus you’ll learn which vendors are worth your time and which will have you running for the door.
Reviving the Classroom Training Experience
As active and blended learning take center stage, it’s easy to forget the tried and true classroom learning experience. Find out how others are revitalizing their space, their curriculum, and themselves in the classroom. You’ll walk away with new ideas for bringing life back into the classroom atmosphere.
From Measuring ROI to Succession Planning, Get the Latest Updates Here
Like anyone else, there is more to your job than just creating and delivering outstanding training programs. You also have to worry about measuring and justifying your return on investment, the future of your job and the latest issues that could enhance or challenge the way you work. You’ll learn new and proven methods for measuring your return on training investment. You’ll talk about hot issues such as succession planning and the impending labor shortage. You’ll also get an update on the hottest lingo and training issues out there today.
Unlock Your Trainer’s Creativity Toolbox
Sometimes you just have to get away and be somewhere with like-minded people who understand you and your needs. That’s why this forum is more than just an idea exchange. As you sit shoulder to shoulder with your fellow peers you’ll get fresh insight, new ideas, share triumphs and tribulations, and learn with and from each other. You’ll have the rare opportunity to find out firsthand what’s working (and what’s not) for other learning professionals who share your same challenges. This forum is the key to unlocking your creative toolbox so you can continue to create and deliver state-of-the-art training programs faster, cheaper, and more effectively than before.
Apply your new ideas, learning tools, and strategies – for phenomenal results!
No matter what your training budget, industry or modes of delivery, you’ll get dozens of proven, real-world training ideas, creative strategies, and new methodologies you can apply to your training programs for phenomenal results. The days of wondering how to liven up training programs, reduce costs, and engage your learners will be long gone. You’ll be in the know about what’s new and what’s hot in training today. Not to mention you’ll know how to use those learning tools and technologies most effectively for measurable, sustainable results.
So, if you’re serious about providing your organization with the best possible training programs, you simply can’t afford to miss Best Practices in Training. Make the commitment right now to join your peers for this one-of-a-kind learning event.