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IACET award nominations deadline is June 29
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IACET is seeking nominations for the 2012 Exemplar and Distinguished Service Awards. The IACET Awards honor deserving individuals, projects or programs that have significantly contributed to the field of continuing education and training. IACET members are invited to submit self-nominations or nominations for other AP programs. More

ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard public comment period is open
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As an ANSI accredited standards development organization, IACET has issued notice for public comment on the revision of the "ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard for Continuing Education and Training." The comment period began on May 9 and will end June 25. More

IACET presence at SHRM conference
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IACET will be exhibiting at the Society for Human Resource Management Conference in June. Please be sure to drop by and say hello.

SHRM Conference — June 24-26 in Atlanta. IACET booth #2706

How to facilitate a webinar or virtual classroom
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Alison Bickford: "How do I facilitate a webinar is a question I'm often asked. To help answer this question, below are the links to all of our free videos and articles on designing and facilitating virtual classrooms. The videos are also available on our YouTube and iTunes channels." More

Return on expectations: 7 critical flaws that undermine training effectiveness    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
So, here we go again with another problematic methodology called "return on expectations." Just when training professionals are in damage control with the disappointment of "training ROI," out of the woodwork, comes another "quick-fix" and repackaged methodology trying to demonstrate training impact on business objectives. ROE, however, is a more elusive and misleading approach compared to others that came before. More

Asia is ahead in continuing education
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The CFA Institute, a U.S.-based professional body that runs the influential Chartered Financial Analyst examinations, may boast 110,000 members, but just 15 percent of them are in the Asia-Pacific region. Yet, of the 219,000 bright-eyed hopefuls registering for its entry level CFA Program this year, some 44 percent hail from there. The figures are a revealing illustration of the rising influence of Asia in the world of investment management — as in so many other spheres. More

Developing leaders: Summer 2012 issue of Training Industry Quarterly
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Going Local: 6 Ways to Keep Leadership Development Alive
Building Your Leadership Brand
How Simulations Develop Leaders
Organizational Burnout: How Training Can Help
Increasing Leadership Performance with Emotional Intelligence

Funding adult basic education costs less than welfare, incarceration
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For the second consecutive year, the Oklahoma Board of Education has voted not to fund adult basic education in Oklahoma. The state can either invest in educating these students and help them earn a GED and go on to further education or career training, or spend much more money on welfare and incarceration for the rest of their lives. Some of these young people made bad choices; some had no home support or encouragement. They've dropped out of school and their education needs to be funded. More

Extending training outside the organization    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Maintaining a competitive edge often requires employee training. But training opportunities don't stop with employees. Extending training to others can bring a range of benefits, from increased revenue and efficiency to better marketing and branding. Who can you train, in addition to employees? Consider customers, dealers, partners and even the media. Of course, your perfect audience depends on your budget and goals. But the following examples will provide inspiration. More

Adult education programs see major cuts in California's largest districts
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State budget cuts, combined with more spending flexibility for school districts, are reducing adults' options for learning English, earning their GED or high school diploma and training for jobs. California adult education programs have changed dramatically over the last three years, with 22 of the state's 30 largest school districts making major cuts to adult programs and one district eliminating adult education completely, according to a new report. More

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