Why learning retention matters

James is a dedicated L&D professional who just delivered a new training program. The training program was developed with input from subject matter experts, it integrated engaging teaching-learning techniques, and it was delivered by an experienced, knowledgeable, and caring facilitator. Assessments administered at the start and finish of the program demonstrate learning gains among participants.  Evaluations from participants such as Maria demonstrate overwhelming satisfaction with the design and delivery of the learning event. 

Catching up with two 2018 Alison N. Smith International Scholarship Winners

Humentum knows that NGOs often have limited training budgets yet value the crucial role that professional development plays in program success. With this in mind, we introduced the Alison N. Smith International Scholarship for leaders from our member organizations. The scholarship provides funds for field office leadership to attend our Annual Conference and make the most of the important discussions, networking events and learning opportunities with their peers. We asked two of our 2018 Alison N. Smith International Scholarship recipients – Sadia Mansoor and Dr.

Learn, Apply, Achieve: Humentum's Simple Solution Drives Results

As of Monday this week, 20,000 learning moments have been supported through Humentum’s learning retention program. It’s an impressive number, but what does it mean?

In April 2015, Humentum decided to tackle the challenges associated with knowledge loss after a learning event. Although the science of remembering isn’t exact, it’s widely reported that just one week after a training, participants have already forgotten 90% of what they learned.

Member Profile: Michelle Turchin, WCS

The mission of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is to save wildlife and wild places worldwide through science, conservation action, education, and inspiring people to value nature—a mission that’s supported by 4,000 employees in 60 countries. In February 2016, the organization launched WCS U, a new learning platform for professional development.


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