When it comes to working from home, flexibility can be a two-edged sword: It gives you the means by which to better balance work and home life demands, but it can also lead you down the path to procrastination. If you enjoy working from home, but find you are not being as productive as you …Read More
The End of the (Training) World as We Know It
During the two years of the global COVID-induced lock-down, the world went virtual: Virtual reality, virtual training, virtual workplaces, virtual live performances. At first, the world wondered, “Would it work?” Clearly, the answer is yes. Two years into the pandemic and the question has evolved to “Will it remain?” In the world of training, the …Read More
Hold onto Your Hats!
If you work in the training profession, hold onto your hats! The winds are blowing in your favor in 2022. As the world comes off the COVID lockdowns, the return to work is going to bring with it many changes that are going to keep training departments and training providers busy. Here are our predictions …Read More
Upcoming Free Webinar on Converting Your Classroom Training!
#COVID-19 has changed the way training professionals deliver courses—escalating worldwide demand for #onlinelearning. IFC’s #GrowLearnConnect (GLC) program aims to #upskill learning and development specialists, enabling them to convert their learning courses for virtual settings.
Join GLC’s upcoming #webinar ‘Creating the 24/7 Classroom’ where I will introduce proven strategies that training professionals can leverage to ensure that their #selfstudy learning course is effective and engaging.
The webinar provides an overview …Read More
Is Your Custom Training Hitting the Mark?
If you want to enhance your employees’ time management skills, the process is simple: send them to the training provider that offers the best value for a generic course. Hundreds of providers do a good job at conveying well-tested information. But what if you want to teach your employees about a new policy, process, or …Read More
Writing for Change
Many organizations that implement new policies, processes, or systems follow the mantra: “Build it and they will come.” They invest their time and resources building the new system, then, on the go-live date, they proudly announce their accomplishments and expect people to start using it because “it’s the new reality.” Other organizations take the “it’s …Read More
Training People with Low Literacy Levels
In May 2014, Bayer Crop Sciences announced that it is collaborating with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) on a new initiative to train Filipino rice farmers on better farm practices, technologies, and financial skills. Comprehensive Learning Solutions provided the financial education training on behalf of the IFC.
Financial literacy training (or financial education, as it is …Read More
Putting 1 Pound of Potatoes into a 1-Pound Sack
When I tell people that I am an instructional designer, the most common question I hear is “What’s that?” After I explain that an instructional designer uses expertise in communications, change readiness, and adult learning to make complex information easier to understand and more relevant to learners, the next question is usually, “But don’t you …Read More
Welcome to our new website!
In honor of Comprehensive Learning Solutions’ fifth anniversary, we are proud to announce the launch of our newly redesigned website. Just as we are dedicated to providing customized, creative, and practical workplace learning products and services, our new website captures that same spirit: Creative, fun, useful, and effective.
On our website, you can learn more about …Read More