InSync Training

Jennifer Hofmann

Jennifer Hofmann
Jennifer Hofmann is the president of InSync Training, LLC, a consulting firm that specializes in the design and delivery of virtual and blended learning. Featured in Forbes Most Powerful Women issue (June 16, 2014) as a New England Women Business Leader, she has led InSync Training to the Inc. 5000 as the 10th Fastest Growing Education Company in the US (2013). Hofmann is a recognized thought leader in the field of synchronous learning. She is the author of The Synchronous Trainer’s Survival Guide: Facilitating Successful Live and Online Courses, Meetings and Events (Pfeiffer, 2003), Live and Online! Tips, Techniques, and Ready-To-Use Activities for the Virtual Classroom (Pfeiffer, 2004), and How To Design For The Live Online Classroom: Creating Great Interactive and Collaborative Training Using Web Conferencing (Brandon Hall, 2005). Additionally, she is a chapter contributor to The Handbook of Blended Learning (Pfeiffer, 2006), The AMA Handbook of E-Learning (The American Management Association, 2003), and The ASTD Handbook for Workplace Learning Professionals (ASTD, 2008). She has most recently co-authored, with Dr. Nanette Miner, Tailored Learning: Designing the Blend That Fits (ASTD, 2009), a book focused on taking advantage of distributed technologies to create the best blended training solution possible.
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Whitepaper - State of Learning and Development 2017

Posted by Jennifer Hofmann on Jun 15, 2017 2:31:44 AM

MimeoInSyncStateofL&D_2017_Final Ebook-1.jpgWe’re experiencing a period of evolution in learning right now. Thanks to the digital revolution, our organizations, our learners, and our jobs have changed dramatically. Confusingly, though, classrooms remain strikingly similar to those we learned in over 20 years ago. We know traditional approaches like multi-day workshops don’t build skills efficiently. But our organizations change slowly, and prefer to operate in ways that worked in the past.

Before we can make a plan and move forward, we first need to understand the current state of learning and development. Mimeo and InSync Training joined forces to find answers.

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Topics: Whitepapers and eBooks, Learning and Development

Whitepaper - Enabling Virtual and Blended Learning: A Case Study

Posted by Jennifer Hofmann on Jun 15, 2017 2:13:09 AM

SAP_CaseStudy_Cover.jpgFor three years now, InSync Training and SAP have partnered on virtual live learning design and delivery, making virtual learning an integral part of the blended learning programs at SAP. During this partnership, a focused strategy was designed, intensified over time, and implemented to transform SAP’s traditional learning approach, expanding it into a modern, engaging, virtual and blended learning strategy.

 

 

Based on comprehensive needs analysis using a Design Thinking approach, SAP and InSync Training determined that with a structured and purposeful strategy, common blended and virtual learning challenges would be managed and mitigated.

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Topics: Blended learning, Whitepapers and eBooks, Case Study

eBook - The State of Learning and Development in 2016

Posted by Jennifer Hofmann on May 26, 2016 2:54:56 PM

How do L&D professionals adapt to a rapidly, and constantly changing, learning landscape? The first step is to understand the environment we're working in.

In partnership with Mimeo, we surveyed over 400 learning professionals via multiple choice and open-ended questions on a number of topics, including their own experiences in the industry, and emerging trends. We reviewed, compiled, and synthesized this information in our new eBook, The State of Learning and Development in 2016.  

We learned that the industry is at a crossroads, with teams who are both comfortable with technology, and under-resourced. For example, "The average L&D professional fulfills three different roles every day," but, "Only 9% of L&D teams don't use any learning technology."

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Topics: Whitepapers and eBooks, Learning and Development