TrainingPros Learning Highlights Blog

Jul
02

Top 20 Spot for Custom Content

TrainingPros has earned a Top 20 spot on the Training Industry 2020 Top Training Companies™ lists for the custom content development sector of the learning and development (L&D) market. This was announced by Training Industry, the leading research and information resource for corporate learning leaders.

“We are thrilled to be selected for this prestigious industry list, which is a nod to our skilled professionals who help companies roll out world-class programs,” said Leigh Anne Lankford, president of TrainingPros. “We’re proud to have an extensive team of L&D experts who work with our clients to develop and deliver the solutions needed to improve organizational performance through custom content projects (via e-learning or in-person instruction), including initial needs assessment, detailed design, storyboarding, authoring, and testing of online and mobile solutions.”

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Jun
23

The Power of the Virtual Producer

Think back to a time when you were facilitating a virtual classroom or webinar for a group of twenty or more participants. You’ve spent hours preparing, you’ve worked through all the pesky technical issues that came up in the first few minutes, and you are just getting going on the topic. Then . . . your internet goes out!! The course stops, everyone is kicked out, the recording is interrupted, and you know you’re about to waste more precious minutes getting everyone back on and technically onboarded.

If you’d had a virtual producer when this happened, the virtual producer would be keeping the meeting “up” while you get connected to your phone, external modem, or your neighbor’s WIFI. The producer could even be prepared to keep the meeting moving forward and allow you to elegantly rejoin. That’s one of the more extreme reasons for having a vILT (virtual instructor led training) producer, but not the only one.

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Jun
16

Preparing for the Future Workforce

TrainingPros recently offered the webinar “College Students Today Are Your Learners Tomorrow. Are You Ready For Their Expectations?” presented by Diane Gayeski Ph.D., Dean at Ithaca College. Here’s a short summary of the presentation.

The overall profile and needs of college students today are changing. The physical and emotional pressure on learners are tremendous compared to just a few years ago. In many institutions, more students are requesting flexibility with special accommodations such as frequent breaks, trigger warnings, non-mandatory public presentations, extra time during testing, and others.

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Jun
15

Watch Out!

At TrainingPros, we believe our success is credited to a combination of our great clients, our skilled consultants, and our dedicated Relationship Managers. We recently announced that TrainingIndustry.com has named us to the Training Outsourcing Watch List as part of their annual Training Industry Top 20TM effort.

What does this mean, and why is it so important to us? TrainingIndustry.com states that training outsourcing suppliers manage not only courses or course content, but the training process, services, and/or administrative activities. In addition, the criteria for selection included:

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Jun
11

Training Industry’s Outsourcing Watch List

TrainingPros has been recognized on the 2020 Training Industry Top 20™ Training Outsourcing Watch List. This was recently announced by Training Industry, the leading research and information resource for corporate learning leaders.

“We’re overjoyed to be selected for this year’s watch list of unique companies in the training outsourcing sector of the learning and development (L&D) market,” said Leigh Anne Lankford, president of TrainingPros. “As specialists in the L&D space for 23 years, we’re looking forward to our continued success in providing learning leaders with the right consultants so they can start their projects with confidence.”

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TrainingPros, founded in 1997, works closely with learning departments of large organizations to identify, attract, and support leading contract specialists for focused training and development engagements.