An E-learning project management role can fall to the seasoned professional and novice alike. The capacity to apply a sound management structure to the competing project agendas takes skill.
How to get to that ultimate aim - the transfer of learning to identified workplace objectives? Harnessing your team to maximise design elements, collaboration & engagement are critical for effective end user interaction and motivation at project conclusion.
Our Sydney congress will provide tips for navigation through the world of e-learning project managment for anyone who is bestowed a workplace learning project management role.
Dare to join us as we dive into the world of marshalling personnel, infrastructure, content and management to balance and align competing needs into unified outcomes. ElNet Australia is delighted to present this highly interactive forum, featuring practical case studies, expert insights and interactive sessions from leading practitioners with sucessful track records in a range of workplace learning projects.
Join with us to share your experience!
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9.00 am - 9.15 amWhat is E-learning Project Management?
9.15am - 10.00amWould you like Fries and a drink with that?
All about the fine print in designing and signing off on Tendering processes and contracts. Clarification of needs and wants is critical to the success of the project and a good working relationship with the organisation and key personnel, not to mention future business. How to avoid moving the client/contractor down the same path but ending up at very different destinations? Expectations are often hard to express and Managers/Contractors need to take the lead in guiding companies into crystal clear statements of what they expect as the outcomes of any project.
10.00am - 10.45 amThe task of Developing an E-learning Strategy
Projects often fail because there’s no road map! No documented vision on the aspects of the project that ensure it’s reason for being succeeds. While KPIs and timelines are crucial, the task of incorporating projects within a well consulted, signed off and understood e-learning strategy is critical to the success of all projects that follow. Join Deborah to unpack the steps.
11.00am - 11.45amHorses for courses. Defining project purposes and pedagogy to fitHave you ever felt caught in the middle between what the project sponsor wants delivered and what you know to be good learning design? Have you wanted a tool at your disposal to help the project team understand the end-to-end process? In this session we will explore frameworks and processes for defining e-learning project purpose, design and outcome.
11.45 - 12.30pmFree is Good, Freedom is even Better
Rethinking project management and learning design to involve managers, employees and SMEs in the end-to-end learning experience. E-learning projects are no longer the domain of the learning expert, and can actually be enhanced by increasing the level of involvement other stakeholders have. We’ll explore how to shepherd their experience.
1.15pm - 2.00pmRisk management - agile approaches to e-Learning projects
With highly detailed levels of specialisation inherent in E-learning projects - instructional design, subject matter experts, content developers, media producers, infrastructure managers, what strategies work best to ensure a shared vision for the feel of the learning to be produced as well as the organisation issue it’s designed to address. Robin will outline a strategy for flexible project management to incorporate the needs of all to keep an eye on the final need(s) of the project.
2.00pm - 2.45pmDoing It Better: The use of social and collaborative tools
At a broader level, collaboration tools have the capacity to impact the delivery of any eLearning project beyond the "course-in-a-can" model. This session will question how organisations can make their eLearning projects more efficient and run smoothly using social and collaborative tools and explore effective ways of transferring lessons.
3.00pm - 3.45pmSocial learning for the workplace
Managing social learning is the new frontier! Larisa will explore technologies and best practices that people at work are leveraging to get work done faster and more collaboratively. Understanding the organisational benefits and establishing a sound adoption process are critical elements to embed adoption and learning transfer.
3.45pm - 4.30pmTake Away Panel
Date: Friday June 14 th 2013 9.00am - 4.30 pm ADSTVenue: Vibe Hotel North Sydney ~ 88 Alfred Street, Milsons Point NSW 2061
Cost: $300 (ElNet members - please ensure you log in before registration to ensure you receive the member discount), $450 (Non-members, includes 1 year of new membership to June 2014).
Early Bird Special! Register before May 31st 2013 for $250 (ElNet members - please ensure you log in before registration to ensure you receive the member discount), $400 (Non-members, includes 1 year of new membership to June 2014). More discounts if you register 3 or more people!
This workplace congress proudly sponsored by the VET Development Centre.
Step into your new role at a professional eLearning firm. You’re the new instructional designer. In this workshop, Duy Huynh, Executive Producer at Beyondedge, will share with you their ‘internal’ production secrets, watch a project come together from start to finish, and at each stage, how instructional design is applied. This is an unprecedented insiders’ look at how professional eLearning production works and how the creative, technical and instructional elements comes together to deliver a compelling interactive experience. There will be also a chance to ask all the questions you want about production and design. Learning Points: - The eLearning production process - Structuring content for impact - The role of instructional design - How a project comes together - Q&A session
Duy Huynh is the Executive Producer & Creative Director of Beyondedge. With a diverse background in IT, Web, Film and TV industries, Duy’s career has always been somewhat transcendent of traditional boundaries. At the core of it, his work has been the integration of creative ideas with technology, which has brought fresh thinking to the world of interactive media & eLearning.
In his role at Beyondedge, Duy combines creative thinking with clear strategic and solving problems skills, ensuring technology and creativity hand in hand to solve client’s business & learning objectives.
Beyondedge specialises in producing highly engaging elearning that blends interactive simulations, dramatisations, games and stunning 3D animations to make learning more compelling and effective.
Duy’s rare combination of skill-sets makes him one of the few industry specialists with a true understanding of how to take advantage of this convergent media world.
Presenter Duy Huynh, Creative Director Beyondedge Location: Training Choice – Melbourne Office – 50 Queen St, Melbourne
Date and Time: Thursday 20th June, 2013 9.00am – 4.30pm
Cost: $895 non ElNet members (includes 1 year membership) $695 ElNet Members
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 11.00 AM - 12.00 PM AEST
Selecting the right technologies to achieve your capability strategy
Whether you are a long term e-learning user with an established organisational LMS or are beginning your e-learning journey, a continuing challenge is understanding the ever changing tools available. This webinar will give you criteria to help you identify technologies that will endure, and select the ones that will add value to your organisation’s capability strategy. Miranda will also cover what to consider during implementation of your selected technologies, such as data security, working with other systems e.g. HR system, change management and on-going resource requirements.
About the Presenter:
Miranda has a Masters degree in Online Education from the University of Southern Queensland and more than a decade’s experience in using technology to support workplace learning. Based in Wellington Miranda has worked mainly with government agencies and also in the private sector. Her work focuses on helping organizations use learning technologies effectively and includes selection, procurement, and implementation of those technologies. For the past three years Miranda has worked on large e-learning projects for the NZ Health sector - driven from the Ministry of Health and reaching out to over 100,000 professionals in NZ.
ElNet has partnered with DEANZ to bring to you international voices from the eLearning field. DEANZ is the New Zealand Association for Professionals working in Flexible, Open and Networked Education. We are committed to fostering growth, development, research and good practice in these areas.