Free summertime T&D webinars

Although the calendar proclaimed it officially summer on June 21st, sunny summer days haven’t arrived in Vancouver yet. But with summer vacations just around the corner for clients, project work tends to slow down a bit so it’s a great opportunity to catch up on new industry trends, research and ideas. I came across a few free webinars that look really interesting. Check them out:


Wednesday, July 13, 10am-11am PST: Mobile Learning: From Early Adoption to Mainstream

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. Join Brandon-Hall and RIM 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 and mobile learning success stories.

Wednesday, July 13, 10am-11am PST: Jolt Participants into Awareness and Action, Part 2

Join Thiagi and Tracy Tagliati of the Thiagi Group to learn about the advantages of using brief simulations called jolts. Locate several ready-made jolts and create your own. Master a powerful model for debriefing to maximize team learning.

Thursday, July 14, 8am-9am PST: Metrics that Matter Best Reporting Tips

Join KnowledgeAdvisors to see how a world class learning evaluation and reporting system can be used to provide reports for meeting various learning stakeholder needs.

Thursday, July 14, 10am-11am PST: How to select a LMS for Small/Medium-sized Business

Due to high costs and technological infrastructure requirements, large organizations have traditionally been the first to adopt learning management systems. Price and technological barriers are now dropping, making it easy for small- and medium-sized businesses to obtain an LMS. Join Brandon Hall and OutStart, Inc., as they share insights from about selecting a learning management system for a small or medium organization.

Tuesday, July 19, 9am-10am PST: Using Video to Deliver More Impactful Remote Training

The recent availability of high quality video in online training solutions has opened up a whole new realm of instructor-audience interactivity.  Join Brandon-Hall and Cisco as they review the results of a new market study on how organizations today are using video for training and how this use will evolve.  They will also walk you through best practices on effectively apply video to your virtual classrooms.

Tuesday, July 19, 9am-10am PST: New to Mobile Learning Course Development: Getting Started

Join this webinar to learn how to get started with mobile learning course development, how to develop learning content that works on different devices, how learners will access the mobile course content and how to track results.


Tuesday, August 16, 10am-11am PST: Mobile Learning & Augmented Reality

No details about this one yet.  Keep checking the link for registration information

Wednesday, August 24, 10am-11am: Performance “To Go” – Where is Mobile Learning Going, How do We Go Too? (Rescheduled from June)

Mobile learning is clearly in the air, but is there really any there there? Is mobile really ready for prime time? In short, yes. Join mobile learning author, Clark Quinn to look at what's happening with mobile devices, get a handle on what the organizational opportunities are, look at some useful perspectives with which to view mobile capabilities and what you might already be able to take advantage of and talk about some of the pragmatics involved.

Thursday, August 25, 8am-9am PST: A Practitioner’s Use of Learning Measurement Tools to Drive Decision Making

Danny Brown spent several years as the learning analytics leader within a multi-billion dollar telecom company. Learn his first-hand experiences in driving measurement strategy, using measurement tools and technologies and overcoming measurement challenges.

“See” you online…and enjoy those summer days, once they arrive.