Planning

This is the second in a series of posts on how to estimate the time needed to complete training projects.  In my last post, I talked about how to use past development projects to create future estimates. But what if you don't have any data from your past projects, or conditions are different, or you want to know if [...]

Good planning = happy clients, happy team, happy you Whether you develop training or manage those who do, you need to be able to come up with reasonably accurate estimates of how long it will take to complete a project. In this and the next few articles, I will discuss three methods you can use [...]

It sure doesn't feel like December has 31 days.  There are the happy distractions of the holidays.  The stress, exhaustion, and illnesses of the season.  Then, everything shuts down the last week of the year.  And before you know it, December is done! So, to help you make the most of this month, here are my [...]

It's December.  Time to wrap up and reflect on the past year and begin thinking about the next. To help with planning and budgeting, I've pulled together a list of upcoming Learning & Development conferences in the US (and one in Canada). If you've attended any of these events, I would love to hear your impressions and whether [...]