Posts Tagged: online training

How Do You Convert a Classroom-Based Course for Social, Online Learning? (Part 2)

In a previous post, I highlighted how GovLoop worked with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to convert a two-day Department of Defense (DoD) course entitled, “Performance Management for HR Practitioners.” In this post, I wanted to share the recommendations that we made to OPM as I think they offer some lessons for otherRead… Read more »

How Do You Convert a Classroom-Based Course for Social Learning in Government?

How do you successfully convert a classroom-based course to be delivered online while maintaining interactivity and knowledge transfer? This is Part 1. Read Part 2 here. That was the question GovLoop and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management set out to answer a few months ago when the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) approachedRead… Read more »

Mobility at the State and Local Level

“We are not a ‘for profit’ business, we are a ‘for service’ business” – Brent Nair, City of Memphis Last week, Cisco and Consero hosted their Virtual Government IT Forum, the first in a series of online discussions between state and local government visionaries. The focus on the online session (which you can still viewRead… Read more »

How State and Local Leaders are Innovating with Technology

“There’s always going to be new technology. We must innovate to do more with less” – Brent Nair, CIO, Memphis Last week, Cisco and Consero hosted their Virtual Government IT Forum, the first in a series of online discussions between state and local government visionaries. The focus on the online session (which you can stillRead… Read more »

State/Local Government Innovators- Virtual IT Forum

In local government, leaders are focused on two main things- saving money and engaging citizens. Although that is always the main focus, it is easier said than done. So how do you actually do this? Innovation. Innovative technology is enabling government leaders to make more strategic, data-driven decisions and work smarter, not harder, even withRead… Read more »

Online Training: 5 Takeaways from a Social Learning Experiment

This summer, GovLoop hosted its first ever multi-week social online training, called “Your Path to Leadership: Mastering Core Competencies to Get Ahead in Government.” The course examined 10 traits of a great leader, each of which corresponded to one of the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) of the Senior Executive Service (SES). The course consisted ofRead… Read more »

How Do You Build an Incredible Professional Network?

A couple years ago, I had a chance to present to some Department of Energy interns on the topic of “Understanding and Utilizing Your Network.” I borrowed ideas from two books: “Good in a Room” and “Never Eat Alone” to offer well over a dozen tips on how to build and leverage a professional networkRead… Read more »

Web Manager University offers new Plain Language Distance Learning Course starting May 19-June 6

Now that federal agencies are required to train their employees in plain language writing, per the Plain Writing Act of 2010, we’re offering a new distance learning course on Plain Language, Write Great Web Content: Plain Language in Action. This four-part pilot course is a great opportunity for you to help shape plain language trainingRead… Read more »