LEO Learning, the market leader in digital learning technologies and learning strategy, has published a new ebook, which offers practical advice to organizations looking to measure the effectiveness of their learning programs.
The ebook, titled ‘5 Barriers to Effective Learning Measurement and How to Solve Them’, and now available for free download, explores common challenges that global organizations face when implementing effective learning measurement, with a focus on providing practical solutions.
In this guide, Learning Consultants Gareth Jones and Geoffrey Bloom delve into five common learning measurement challenges facing L&D departments and offer advice on how to deal with:
- Gaining stakeholder buy-in
- A lack of data analysis skills or capabilities
- Gathering useful or quality data
- Understanding which measurement tools you need
- Effectively using data insights once they’ve been collected
“Having had dozens of conversations with industry professionals attempting to measure the impact of their learning, we have decided to come clean,” said Gareth Jones, Strategic Consultant Lead at LEO Learning. “The measurement game, it's hard. It's full of problems! In this ebook, you'll find plenty of plain speaking. We have distilled the top five barriers that get in everyone's way; whether it’s lack of skills, rubbish data, or stakeholders who are just not interested, and provide advice on how you can tackle them.”
The insights recognize that every organization has different operational and budgetary capabilities, and are laid out with a clear sliding scale of ‘Good, Better, Best’. This allows organizations of all sizes (and budgets) to discover how to take the first steps towards intelligent measuring and reporting, and then scale their approach.
“This ebook is a reflection on the lessons we have learned from working with our clients on their learning measurement strategies,'' said Geoffrey Bloom, Principal Consultant at LEO Learning. “It includes many of the practical things that can be done to make progress on implementing learning measurement and increasing the impact of learning on an organizations' performance.”
In conjunction with the release of the ebook, LEO Learning is also holding a free learning measurement webinar on Tuesday, 25 June. Hosted by the ebook authors, ‘Measuring the Business Impact of Learning: Five Critical Breakthroughs’ will also feature Ben Meyer, the Global Learning Insight and Analytics Manager for the InterContinental Hotels & Resorts Group (IHG). LEO Learning has worked with IHG to help them measure the business impact of learning on a global scale.
Click here to download a copy of LEO Learning’s ebook, ‘5 Barriers to Effective Learning Measurement and How to Solve Them’.