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See Us At ASTD Booth 2004!

Friday, May 20th, 2011 Posted in Instructional Design | No Comments »

Come see us at the ASTD conference in Orlando next week. We'll be discussing how a centralized web-based project management and reporting tool like TrainPro Central can help training ... Read more..

10 Reason Why Your Department Needs Online Project Management

Friday, February 4th, 2011 Posted in Managing | No Comments »

I think that any training team that has more than 5 people needs an online project management system to keep track of things.  Here are my top 10 reasons for ... Read more..

Training Department Metrics

Sunday, January 9th, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I know that deciding what metrics you report on to your leadership is a very important issue.  Here is a list of some that you might measure now: classes held students that took ... Read more..

We Are All Generals!

Monday, October 11th, 2010 Posted in Managing | No Comments »

Image via Wikipedia The Empowered Project Work Team I had a boss once that had spent some time in the Marine Corps and he was coaching me one day ... Read more..

This Is NOT What I Expected!

Friday, September 10th, 2010 Posted in Instructional Design, Managing | No Comments »

How many of us have been happily working on a training project only to find out in the later stages of the project that it really doesn't meet the sponsor's ... Read more..

Other Things To Manage Besides Your Development Methodology

Thursday, September 9th, 2010 Posted in Managing, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Once you have your development methodology defined for the different types of training projects your team will be working on, you won't want to forget about the other things that you ... Read more..

Is ADDIE Your Project Management Process?

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 Posted in Instructional Design, Managing | No Comments »

I’ll be continuing my series on building a world class sales on-boarding and certification program soon, but I was thinking about this lately.  What do you think? We all know that ... Read more..

Building a World Class Sales On-Boarding & Certification Program, Part 10

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010 Posted in Instructional Design, On-Boarding/Certification | No Comments »

This week's article will continue the discussion about instructional design strategies to consider while developing your own world class sales on-boarding or certification program.  Sometimes I'm amazed at the amount ... Read more..

Building a World Class Sales On-Boarding & Certification Program, Part 9

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010 Posted in Instructional Design, On-Boarding/Certification | No Comments »

The instructional design strategies section of this series is going to stretch out over several articles.  There are simply too many things to consider to jam into one.  But it ... Read more..

Building a World Class Sales On-Boarding & Certification Program, Part 8

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 Posted in Instructional Design, On-Boarding/Certification | No Comments »

Image via Wikipedia At this point we’re ready to ask more questions about our audience by completing an audience analysis.  You might be ... Read more..