Train for Success with Anders Gronstedt
On October 6, E-Learning Symposium 2011 speaker Anders Gronstedt will kick off the weekly Train for Success sessions in the virtual world, Second Life. Below, Anders shares some exciting upcoming events in the virtual worlds community.
"We’re kicking off the fall Train for Success season next week with an outstanding panel of industry leaders. The focus of our free weekly meeting series will broaden this fall to include serious games. Mario Herger from SAP and Jerry Bush from Cisco will describe how these industry giants are “gamifying” their products, learning programs, and businesses. You can review the full schedule at our Facebook page (and we'd appreciate a "Like" while you're there). Some of our meetings will take place at our Second Life island, others in web.alive, a browser-based virtual world that can be accessed from behind most firewalls.
Our first workshop for “Strategic Design of Virtual Worlds Learning Programs” was a big success and we have new sessions scheduled in October and December. Click here to watch a video, read what participants from GE and BP are saying about it, and sign up! The two half-day sessions offer you the unique opportunity to go “in-world,” visiting a leading virtual world facility, meeting industry colleagues, and learning how to develop 3D immersive programs to recruit, onboard, network, inspire, teach, coach, mentor and engage your talent.
I recently penned an article about our virtual rehearsal studio for Avaya’s global sales organization. Our Avaya client will present this case with us at the Professional Sales and Marketing Training Conference 2011 in St. Pete Beach, Florida later this month, and I hope you'll join us. I'll also be speaking at the Learning 3.0 Conference in Chicago and E-Learning 2011 Symposium in Houston.
Finally, Chief Learning Officer Magazine interviewed me about the role of social media in learning, and perhaps there are insights in the article that your organization can make use of."
Meet Anders live in our world at the October E-Learning Symposium in Houston, and see him present "The Five Superpowers of Disruptive Learning and Communications."