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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Upcoming Brandon Hall Webinars July 2011

Take a closer look at these Upcoming Webinars below.

Mobile Learning: From Early Adoption to Mainstream

Date : Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Time : 01.00 PM - 02.00 PM Eastern Time (U.S. & Canada)

Mobile learning is leaving the early adoption phase and going mainstream. Brandon Hall Group research indicates that more than 40 per cent of organizations are currently delivering learning through mobile devices. In addition, more than 80 per cent of organizations report that they have the intention of implementing mobile learning; with most stating the timeframe for implementation to be within 18 months.

Join Richard Nantel, Co-CEO of Brandon Hall Group and Robin Palmer, Product Manager for BlackBerry Pushcast Software as they examine how mobile learning is proving to be a paradigm shift for learning and development. This session will examine:
  • Mobile adoption statistics
  • How mobile learning is having an impact on L&D buying habits
  • Approaches to implementing mobile learning
  • Mobile learning success stories

The New Role of the LCMS: Enabling New Ways of Learning

Date : Thursday, July 14, 2011
Time : 01.00 PM - 02.00 PM Eastern Time (U.S. & Canada)

Learning Content Management Systems have always automated the development, management, and publishing of various kinds of learning content, including online and paper. LCMSs also allow content creators to work together to create, edit, and approve content.

But today's LCMSs have a new role as user-friendly, collaborative, all-tools-in-one-place systems that output to multiple types of devices, including mobile devices.

Richard Nantel, co-CEO, Brandon Hall Group, will discuss how today's LCMSs allow content authors and subject matter experts to collaborate on learning content and publish it to today's various computer and mobile devices.

Jeff Whitney, vice president, worldwide marketing, Outstart, will describe best practices for how LCMSs are being used innovatively in real-world situations.

Accelerating Compliance and Regulatory Systems Through Learning Management Technology

Date : Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Time : 01.00 PM - 02.00 PM Eastern Time (U.S. & Canada)
Many organizations are facing an increasing demand for compliance and regulatory training. Training however is just one element in a true compliance system. Learning management systems can be used not just to deliver and track required training but can be a true knowledge management system supporting and optimizing compliance and regulatory systems.
Join us to to learn the potential for how learning management technology can drive excellence in compliance systems.

Tom Werner, chief research officer, will share insights from research by Brandon Hall Group about trends related to compliance training and the use of learning management systems for compliance.

Jeff Flesher, vice president, staffing and training, Biomet, Inc., will share real-world experiences and advice about using a learning management system to manage and improve compliance and regulatory systems.

Using a Talent Management System to Manage Competencies and Succession for Highly Complex Skills

Date : Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Time : 01.00 PM - 02.00 PM Eastern Time (U.S. & Canada)
Ensuring that workers and managers have the skills they need for the job they do is critical to organizational success. This is particularly true today as ever-changing technologies and processes demand updated skills. How can we be confident that a person in a given role has the needed skills? And who is the best-skilled person to fill that role next?
A talent management system can be the basis of a high-quality competency management and succession system.

Tom Werner, chief research officer at Brandon Hall Group, will provide a perspective on today's talent management systems and the management of competencies.

Tammy Holsey, corporate training and development manager, Oceaneering will describe Oceaneering's program for managing competencies and succession. Oceaneering is a provider of deepwater and aerospace services and products, such as remotely operated vehicles. Its work is both dangerous and technically demanding. Tammy will describe how Oceaneering manages competencies when skills mean the difference between life and death.