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Improve your training programs with increased collaboration

Curating content and creating an engaging training program for your organization is no easy feat. You have to sort through large amounts of elearning courses, find the right ones for a variety of initiatives, departments, and learners, and then create impactful learning plans. On top of that, you often have to collect course feedback from… Read more »

What motivates adult learners to choose online learning

The world of learning is progressing at a rapid pace. There are constant changes across a wide array of industries, many of which are not covered by formal education. In order for a company and its employees to move forward, it is essential to invest in e-learning and education, which helps employees achieve self-growth by… Read more »

How to use Trusted Sites to prevent delays in course loading

OpenSesame offers you over 20,000 elearning courses from more than 150 different course publishers directly within our course catalog. Occasionally, you may launch a course that doesn’t load as expected. First, check that your pop-up blockers are off and Flash is enabled. If you still experience problems loading the course, check your browser’s Trusted Sites. What are Trusted Sites?… Read more »

How to prepare for the new 2018 PMP exam update

If you or your employees are planning to schedule your Project Management Professional (PMP) exam on 26 March or later this year, you will be taking a revised version of the exam that references the September 2017 release of PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition, instead of PMBOK® Guide – Fifth Edition. Be sure you are… Read more »

Optimize your elearning program with improved Lists – part 2

To create compelling elearning programs and meet the needs of a diverse workforce, you work with hundreds, if not thousands, of OpenSesame courses. Keeping them organized, sharing with the key stakeholders in your organization, and collecting feedback becomes increasingly important as your organization grows—and as you manage more courses. Lists are a great way to… Read more »

Organize and share training easily with enhanced Lists

To create compelling training programs and meet the needs of a diverse workforce, you work with hundreds, if not thousands, of OpenSesame elearning courses. Keeping them organized, sharing with the key stakeholders in your organization, and collecting feedback becomes increasingly important as your organization grows—and as you manage more courses. Lists are a great way… Read more »

Phasing out Flash

In the early 2000s, Flash became the dominant platform for online videos, interactive sites, and games. If you’ve watched anything on YouTube or any other video streaming provider, it’s guaranteed that you’ve used Flash to view it. The Adobe honeymoon period started to end in 2010 when Apple famously refused to allow Flash on iPhones… Read more »

The GDPR is coming — are you ready?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was approved by the European Union (EU) Parliament and will be effective 25 May 2018, at which time those organizations in non-compliance will face heavy fines. What is the GDPR and why is it important? GDPR is designed to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe, protect and empower all… Read more »

State-specific sexual harassment training requirements (United States)

Sexual harassment affects more than just the employees involved—it affects your entire organization. Besides causing emotional duress and decreased performance, lawsuits resulting from sexual harassment are stressful and expensive. Sexual harassment prevention training can help build awareness as well as provide guidelines on what to do when encountering these situations. Not only is it the… Read more »