Join Learn on Demand System’s Chief Product Officer Ben Watson and Senior Product Manager Ashley Neace for a deep dive session on the new instructional design model that has everyone talking! Challenge-based learning, which gives students challenges to solve on their own with guidance as needed, is almost the complete reversal of traditional ‘listen then do’ training. This learning-by-doing approach is proving to be highly effective and flexible when done right. But where do you start?
- Learn about the new instructional design models of Challenge Based Learning.
- How to Convert instructor-led courses into blended learning.
Best Practices to accelerate developing your own challenges.
As Chief Product Officer, Ben oversees the global Product, Marketing and Sales teams. Prior to joining Learn on Demand Systems, Ben was the Global Senior Director, Partner Portfolios at Global Knowledge, the world’s largest IT training company, where his award-winning teams managed a $150M+ portfolio of multiple partnerships including Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Red Hat, SAS, Docker, and Salesforce. His previous roles included Senior Director, Product Management Group at Microsoft managing a $100M+ portfolio of Microsoft Press books, official courseware and certifications with over 35 product managers; Vice-President roles at Thomson NETg and Skillsoft; and CEO & Founder roles at scholars.com (acquired by Skillsoft) and Ensemble Collaboration. He loves to have a positive impact on people’s lives by getting hands-on with customers’ challenges, incubating solutions and then driving to scale through products and services.
Ashley is an experienced product and project management leader focused on product planning, development, launch, and execution. She’s managed the development and delivery process of new proprietary and vendor products across multiple Microsoft technologies working closely with Project Management and other teams to provide high quality, relevant, and differentiated technical training offerings. With over 20 years of experience in the field of IT Training, Ashley loves creating products that help students evolve their skills and gauge their successes quickly and efficiently.