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Jul
16

TrainingPros Makes the Top 20!

TrainingPros was recently recognized as one of the Top 20 Custom Content Development companies in the world by TrainingIndustry.com. All of us at TrainingPros are honored to be ranked alongside other companies we respect in our community. This award from TrainingIndustry.com shows us that we are providing real value for our clients in Custom Content Development.

We couldn’t create this world-class content without the skills from our talented consulting partners and the vision and drive from our clients. According to Kelly Garber, a long-term consulting partner, “I choose to partner with TrainingPros because their overall goals align with mine. They support me in delivering a quality learning program that is customized to our client’s specifications.” According to one long-standing client, “The first three words that come to mind when thinking of TrainingPros is that they are responsive, conscientious, and thorough.”

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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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Mar
16

Essentials for Virtual Training

Whether you are designing for facilitating classroom or virtual training solutions, the final destination for trainees should be accelerated, sustained transfer of learning. When faced with the challenge of converting classroom to virtual, following these critical 6 steps will ensure you achieve the same learning outcomes as effective instructor-led training programs.

1. Reevaluate learning objectives - Tips To Write Measurable Learning Objectives For Online Training

  • It is always easier to assess whether participants are “getting it” in the classroom. For virtual training, you may have to make a few adjustments.
    Step 1: Review the original ILT objectives to determine if knowledge increase, comprehension, application or analysis was desired learning outcome.
    Step 2: Decide if the learning objectives can be achieved with the virtual platform selected
    Step 3: Consider revising learning activities to achieve same outcomes as classroom-based sessions
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Apr
19

Off-the-Shelf Training

The trends in training have been moving away from instructor-led, classroom programs that are developed for a broad audience. Most commercial organization today deploy the majority of their training in eLearning modules that are brief and highly customized. Significant investments are made for on-the-job and just-in-time learning that suits our global and rapidly changing work environments.

So why would TrainingPros continue to offer off-the-shelf training programs? Because these courses give companies of various sizes the solution they may need for a particular need. And the biggest need that gets filled is budgetary. TrainingPros' course catalog has instructor-led training that is proven, high quality, and ready to deploy right away from entry level to management to leadership ranks. And because they are consistently produced and delivered, the per person and course cost is very low.

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Mar
07

Interview with Commvault’s Joe Ilvento

For several years, Joe Ilvento has served as the Chief Learning Officer and Worldwide Director of Talent Development for Commvault, a public company based out of New Jersey that leads the way in enterprise backup, recovery, and data management. We recently arranged for Joe to be interviewed by Business Radio X co-hosts Lee Kantor and Stone Payton on our TrainingPros Learning Insights Radio show. Joe Ilvento's interview can be heard on our SoundCloud channel, or we invite you to check out the highlights in this blog post.

Commvault serves a variety of industries around the world, so Joe’s CLO role is a challenging one that involves a great deal of global perspective and looking for the most effective training techniques. Joe starts with the business drivers – what various organizations are trying to achieve, what their objectives are, and how he and his team can meet those needs. On any given day, Joe will need to put on many hats – consulting, coaching, change management – as they go about setting strategy and looking at the best delivery methods.

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