Building a successful training and development team requires selecting quality talent for specific roles in the project. Whether you have the resources internally or use a specialized placement firm (shameless plug) like Writing Asssitance, Inc., as long as you have talented key players in place, your project will be a success.
In her article, Creating a Successful Training and Development Team, Cheryl Powell, an experienced Instructional Design & eLearning Specialist, explains each of the key roles for training and development project teams, both for classroom/instructor led training and for eLearning projects.
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To create a successful learning project you need to have a solid design. Careful planning and design are usually done in the Design Document and/or the Storyboarding phase of a project. During this phase, templates are created, the audience is defined, outlines are created and the layout and activities for the course are addressed.
In her article, Using the CIA Method in Learning Projects, Cheryl Powell, an experienced Instructional Design & eLearning Specialist, explains the CIA method and provides additional tips and techniques that, when used properly (with the necessary time allocated to the project plan to implement them, of course), can save you major re-work and costs in the end.
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