Learn how to develop a corporate training program, from setting expectations with execs to developing content to creating a learning culture. Get tips for making learning decisions based on actual data, keeping your team engaged, and using success metrics to support your learning initiatives.
Motivate your team to want to learn.
Create a culture of learning in your company.
Develop achievable goals for your learning program.
The Future of Workplace Learning with Amanda Nolen
Technology alone will not transform your learning organization. Learn to build a business case for the future of workplace learning in your company.
22m 34s • COURSE
What You Need to Know to Get Started with Your Training Program with David Brownlee
Build a successful learning program. This course walks you through each step in the process, from getting buy-in for your program to using analytics to optimize it.
40m 30s • COURSE
Organizational Learning and Development with Britt Andreatta
Learn how to build a learning and development program to attract and retain talent and help employees develop the skills that keep your organization competitive.
53m 48s • COURSE
Components of Effective Learning with Michael Allen
Learn what it takes to put together a corporate training program that's engaging, effective, and memorable.
51m 59s • COURSE
Setting and Managing Realistic Expectations for Your L&D Program with Karl Kapp
Set your L&D program up for success. Discover how to manage expectations about the budget, format, and goals of your training program.
30m 49s • COURSE
Data-Driven Learning Design with Lori Niles
Leverage the power of data to design more effective learning content. Learn about the data-driven learning design process and how to build a data strategy of your own.
26m 17s • COURSE
Motivating Your Team to Learn with Stefan Mumaw
Find out how to motivate your team to learn. Discover 10 tips for engaging adult learners and increasing the effectiveness and interactivity of your training.
22m 43s • COURSE
Tips for Learner Engagement with Jason Mulero
Put the “boom” moments back into learning. Learn to increase learner engagement by tapping into innovative techniques and technologies that connect employees to their potential.
33m 55s • COURSE
Practical Success Metrics in Your Training Program with Ajay Pangarkar
Learn how to explain the value of your L&D program to executives and employees. Discover how to identify, measure, and report on the metrics that matter.
41m • COURSE
Creating a Culture of Learning with Jason Mulero
Learn how to foster engagement and establish a sense of purpose in your employees by creating a culture of learning.
37m 43s • COURSE
You'll learn L&D training program skills with these experts.
Amanda Nolen is a learning strategist, edtech advisor, and speaker.
Amanda is a cofounder of NilesNolen, a bespoke consultancy specializing in large-scale learning transformations. At NilesNolen, Amanda helps global organizations boost performance and business results through the right mix of technology, content strategy, data, stakeholder management, and new skill sets for L&D.
Born in the United States and based in Europe for two decades, Amanda started out her career as a teacher and translator but soon discovered her entrepreneurial spirit, founding her first company at age 29. Before launching NilesNolen, she held global business development and learning roles at several edtech companies.
David Brownlee is the founder and CEO of Pure Customer Service.
In addition to being the author of Rock Star Customer Service, David is one of the most watched customer service trainers in history. He has trained over half a million businesses and individuals from around the world in customer service through his online training, live events, and coaching programs.
He has conducted over 2,500 one-on-one coaching sessions and has created a training system to take you from where you are now in your customer service efforts to where you want to be.
For the last 20 years, David has been an entrepreneur obsessed with providing his clients with world-class customer service in various industries. He has spent thousands of hours researching best practices and documenting what works in the companies that are delivering amazing customer experiences.
His past clients include Paramount Pictures, McDonald's, Nike, and others.
When David is not on the road speaking to companies, he is enjoying his time with his wife Luna and his two young children in San Diego, CA.
Dr. Britt Andreatta is an internationally recognized thought leader who creates brain science–based solutions.
As CEO of 7th Mind, Inc., she draws on her unique background in leadership, neuroscience, psychology, and learning to unlock the best in people and organizations.
Britt has published several books on the brain science of success, including her most recent book, Wired to Connect: The Brain Science of Teams and a New Model for Creating Collaboration and Inclusion.
As the former chief learning officer for Lynda.com (now LinkedIn Learning), Britt is a seasoned professional with more than 25 years of experience. She regularly consults with businesses, universities, and nonprofit organizations on leadership development and learning strategy. Corporate clients of her learning solutions include Fortune 100 companies like Comcast and Apple, and also EY, Microsoft, Domino's, Franklin Covey, TransUnion, and Zillow.
She has over 10 million views worldwide of her courses and is a TEDx speaker. Britt's industry accolades include several prestigious awards from Chief Learning Officer and Talent Development magazines and the World Training Congress. To learn more, visit www.BrittAndreatta.com.
Michael Allen is the CEO at Allen Interactions. He's been a pioneer in the elearning industry since 1970.
Michael was the innovative force behind one of the most successful authoring tools ever created, Authorware, as well as his current company's visual-based authoring and publishing system for creating serious learning games and simulations, ZebraZapps. For decades, he has concentrated on defining unique methods of instructional design and development that provide meaningful and memorable learning experiences through true cognitive interactivity.
He holds MA and PhD degrees in educational psychology from The Ohio State University and is an adjunct associate professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School in the department of Family Medicine and Community Health.
Karl M. Kapp, EdD, is a scholar, writer, and expert on the convergence of games, learning, and technology.
Karl received his doctorate of education in instructional design at the University of Pittsburgh, and is an award-winning professor of instructional technology at Bloomsburg University, in Bloomsburg, PA.
Karl consults with learning technology companies and advises Fortune 500 companies on the use of gamification and game-based strategies for transferring knowledge to employees. Karl has consulted with public and private organizations and has worked internationally on several serious games and gamification projects. He was co-principle investigator on two National Science Foundation grants and is a board member of several start-up companies.
Karl has written six books, including the best-selling learning book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction and its accompanying how-to book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Theory into Practice.
As a grant writer, Karl has written grants worth millions of dollars, acting as both an individual lead grant writer and as part of a collaborative writing team working together to create a winning submission. He's secured funding from Federal agencies, state agencies, universities, foundations and corporations.
Karl has been interviewed for, and published articles in, Training, ATD's T&D, Knowledge Management, Distance Learning, PharmaVOICE, Forbes Online, Mashable, Huffington Post and has appeared on television and radio programs concerning his work with learning, technology, and game-based design. He blogs at the popular Kapp Notes website and is a frequent international keynote speaker, workshop leader, moderator, and consultant. He has been called a "Rock Star" of elearning by eLearn Magazine in 2013, and in 2007 was named one of the top 20 most influential training professionals, as voted by TrainingIndustry, Inc.
Lori has 20+ years of learning and development (L&D) experience across many industries, including international banking, management consulting, and marketing. Her specialization is large-scale digital learning transformations. She is passionate about helping companies navigate through the ambiguity of change.
After leading and completing numerous edtech implementations, she developed data-based methodologies and frameworks designed to empower L&D teams to move from a business support function to a strategic business driver. She currently leverages her expertise as a senior learning transformation strategist at NilesNolen.
Stefan Mumaw is the director of narrative strategy at First Person, a story and experience design shop.
In addition to his work with First Person—the San Francisco-based company where he currently leverages his storytelling expertise—Stefan has authored six books, the most recent being Creative Boot Camp, a 30-day crash course on creativity. Previously, he authored Chasing the Monster Idea, Redesigning Websites, and Simple Websites, and co-authored Caffeine for the Creative Team and Caffeine for the Creative Mind with Wendy Lee Oldfield. He has spoken at numerous creative industry gatherings over the years and has been known to embarrass himself and those around him if given the opportunity.
Jason Mulero is a manager of learning and development (L&D) at ServiceTitan.
Jason is a driven L&D professional known for delivering innovative learning solutions that shape company cultures and encourage professional growth. His 14+ years of experience, which span social services, higher ed, public education and healthcare, inform his ability to instruct individuals of all levels, utilizing a thoughtful, personalized approach to increase engagement and empathy. Jason takes great pride in his ability to define corporate learning strategies and leverage cutting-edge technology to develop high-performing teams and transform companies.
Ajay Pangarkar, CTDP, FCPA, CMA, is a workplace performance strategist, speaker, author, and thought leader.
Ajay's company, CentralKnowledge, works closely with Fortune 1000 clients, helping them develop innovative and effective performance and training solutions that help to ensure that every employee skill ties to meeting business and strategic objectives. He is also the co-author of several books including The Trainer's Balanced Scorecard: A Complete Resource for Linking Learning to Organizational Strategy. Ajay's specialties include developing Balanced Scorecards and actively managing organizational performance, upgrading training skills, developing custom training and elearning programs and courses, and ensuring that organizations align their knowledge requirements with their business objectives.