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4 Reasons You Should Integrate Your Learning Management System and Community [Case Study]

Higher Logic

You’re very capable, as you’ve learned your trade on the job with some specialized training, but you’re a sole proprietor, and you’ve got some questions. To provide its members with access to the education and training they needed in a useable, relevant way, AGMA invested in Higher Logic’s Learning Management System (LMS). Because AGMA can tailor its new LMS much more than its past system, the association can ensure the LMS is branded appropriately.

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Justifying your Learning Management System with Outcomes Reporting

Web Courseworks

We also understand that a Learning Management System is not a small purchase. Our solution to assist association executives with justifying the expense of an LMS, EvaluPac, recently won the Gold Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Award for “Best Advance in Technology for Testing or Learning Evaluation”. need to meet funders’ and accreditors’ demands for activity impact analysis and outcomes evaluations.

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Justifying your Learning Management System with Outcomes Reporting

Web Courseworks

We also understand that a Learning Management System is not a small purchase. Our solution to assist association executives with justifying the expense of an LMS, EvaluPac, recently won the Gold Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Award for “Best Advance in Technology for Testing or Learning Evaluation”. need to meet funders’ and accreditors’ demands for activity impact analysis and outcomes evaluations.

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Continuing Education Offerings: 5 Engagement Strategies

Higher Logic

My teachers tried to impress the importance of always learning upon my classmates and me, but it didn’t sink in before I entered the workforce. Now, I’ve found that everywhere I look in the professional world, individuals continue to learn until they retire, and sometimes even after that. Technology advancements allow working professionals to take classes, earn credits, or achieve certifications through software called a Learning Management System (LMS).

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Select an LMS Consultant Before Beginning Your LMS Selection

WBT Systems

With more than 700 learning platforms on the market, how do you narrow the field down to the best learning management systems (LMS) for your association’s needs? They stay on top of online learning trends and are familiar with learning systems and other association technology. You’ll choose technology that helps you deliver the best learning experience possible to members and customers, and the maximum revenue to your bottom line.

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How to Develop Really Good LMS Requirements

WBT Systems

The request for proposal you send to learning management system (LMS) providers is only as good as the process you use to develop your LMS requirements. Before you even think about creating a request for proposal (RFP), you must spend time on the LMS requirements gathering and analysis process. These consultants know the association LMS market, are familiar with how associations use learning platforms, and understand the association learning business model.

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How to Present a Business Case for a New LMS

WBT Systems

Do you ever daydream about having a new learning platform? Your wish can come true if you know how to make a persuasive case for a new learning management system (LMS) to the decision-makers at your association. Now, it’s time to learn how to present a business case for a new LMS to your board, CEO, or other decision-makers. Learn about decision-makers and their expectations. First, you have to learn about your audience: the decision-maker(s).

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How to Create a Really Good LMS RFP

WBT Systems

You finally got the budget to purchase a learning management system (LMS). Only after a thorough requirements analysis process will you have the information you need to create a really good LMS RFP. Background information : Vendors will immediately go to your website to learn what they can about your organization, members, and online education programs. Now, tell them what you have to spend so they propose a system within your budget.

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Which Association Learning Trends Predictions Came True in 2016?

WBT Systems

With just a couple of weeks to the end of the year and a huge variety of association learning solutions being showcased this week at ASAE Technology Conference 2016 , it’s a good time to look back at the association learning trends that were predicted for 2016 and see which of these are still relevant. Which trends will be relevant to the associations attending ASAE Tech 16, looking to enhance or revise their learning technologies? Social Learning and Digital Badges.

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Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

Skills gap theorists say that formal education isn’t preparing enough candidates for specialized high-skill, high-growth jobs such as data analysis, user experience design and software programming. Sometimes called digital credentials or micro-credentials, digital badges are a graphical representation of competencies earned through learning. In support of its Future of Learning initiative, the AICPA launched a digital badge program in April 2016.

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Managing Learning at your Association Annual Conference

WBT Systems

Organizations offer a wide variety of professional learning opportunities to their members, employees, and partners which range from online courses and webinars, to regional or annual conferences, to classroom-based learning. How do you Manage Learning at your Events? If events like the association annual conference are an essential part of your education offering, how are you managing learning at these events?

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Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

WBT Systems

There are countless articles describing how we need to change the way we deliver learning to attract and engage millennial learners, but many of these articles seem to forget that organizations must deliver learning to learners across multiple generational groups. A poll of Association Adviser readers published this week seems to suggest that there might be a difference in preference for how learning is delivered among association members.

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Challenges and Opportunities for Association Education Programs

WBT Systems

We have come across several interesting articles in the past couple of weeks, which discuss some of the social, political and economic changes that are currently impacting how we work and learn. Members don’t understand learning – if they did, association education programs would suffer. Most certification academic standards have limited value – without the ability to apply learning. Lifelong Learning is Becoming an Economic Imperative.

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When is it time for a new Association LMS?

WBT Systems

Not all learning management systems are equal. With over 600 LMS vendors providing solutions for a variety of education technology needs, from generic to niche solutions, open source to proprietary platforms – how can you be sure that you have the right learning solution for your association? Can you access all the information you need in one system? Does your LMS integrate fully with your member management software or association management system?

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LMS Selection: 7 Features Associations Need

Web Courseworks

Through a learning management system (LMS). Learning management systems have taken over how associations distribute and generate revenue from their professional development materials. Course authoring should let associations include videos and images within courses for visual interest, games for additional learning strategies, as well as interactive drag-and-drop experiences for variety. Assessment Authoring and Analysis. Adaptive Learning.

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Association Brain Food: 1.20.23

Reid All About it

WBT Systems shares his description of BANI and his “adaptive strategies” that can help you prepare your association and members for more unpredictable chaos. Learn how to become more self-aware of your how you end up in a state of overwhelm and create practices to break the cycle.

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7 Steps for Increasing the Effectiveness of Your Association’s Reports

Membersuite

Association management software (AMS)—your database of record—that integrates with other systems , like a virtual event platform or learning management system, can provide a comprehensive view of member engagement. 7: Avoid analysis paralysis by starting small.

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6 Essential Enterprise LMS Features for Your Association

Web Courseworks Associations

Top Enterprise Learning Management System: CourseStage Trade. An enterprise learning management system (LMS) is a training system that has the ability to reach multiple audiences through one platform. Course Recommendations and Learning Paths.

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5 Essential CME LMS Features for Your Healthcare Association

Web Courseworks Associations

This task is made even harder if your CME learning management system ( CME LMS ), the platform that delivers eLearning to your association’s members, fails to support you in the effort. 5 Features to Seek in Your Next Learning Management System.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.30.20

Reid All About it

But right now—and probably well into 2021—the only way to do that is through online learning. WBT Systems explains how virtual conference session recordings can serve as a launchpad for an association’s online learning portfolio. Enjoy compelling future-focused learning.

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What Does an eLearning Consultant Do? The Complete Guide

Web Courseworks Associations

So, you’ve decided to invest in growing your association’s learning business to provide more value to members and bring in non-dues revenue. At Web Courseworks, we provide professional services to help associations like yours build their ideal learning business.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.11.19

Reid All About it

WBT Systems shares five trends and opportunities they see for association e-learning in 2019. Even though WBT is a learning management system (LMS) provider, not one of the trends and opportunities they highlight is about technology. Learn how your organization can make the most of the donation and discount programs for hardware, software, cloud applications, and services available to eligible organizations. Program Manager, Amazon.

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3 Tips to Empower Member Organizations with E-learning

Leading Learning

It’s your association’s responsibility to lead your member organizations with e-learning that prepares them for the future of your industry. But how can you use your e-learning programming to truly set member organizations up for success? by Amber Winter of Web Courseworks.

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Top 11 Chamber Management Software AMS Systems

GrowthZone

Leveraging a robust membership management system enables chamber professionals to engage members and develop their chamber instead of focusing on mundane, repetitive tasks. This article will help you evaluate different association management software for chambers of commerce.

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15 Changes in the Learning Business Landscape

Leading Learning

The learning business changes continually – and we’ve seen some big changes over the years. Tagoras , the parent company of Leading Learning, recently turned 15 years old – we were founded in May 2007. Impact on the Learning Business Landscape.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.18.19

Reid All About it

LinkedIn, Coursera, Udemy and other learning platforms are coming for your market, if they haven’t already. WBT Systems recommends partnering with member companies to design and deliver learning content so they don’t send their employees elsewhere. Learn how emerging reporting and tracking capabilities will help your event marketing team(s) better translate your event metrics and making future event decisions. Presenter: Jason Askew, Product Marketing Manager, Cvent.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.11.22

Reid All About it

Amy Showalter, ASAE Government Relations and Advocacy Professionals Advisory Council member and author of ASAE’s Creating and Managing an Association Government Relations Program , is asking associations to contribute to the 2022 Grassroots Influence Pulse study. Program Manager, IEEE.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.16.20

Reid All About it

WBT Systems describes 12 essentials for frugal innovation , the only kind your budget probably allows. If you’re hunting for new association management software, take a look at Ernie Smith’s advice in Associations Now. Carolyn Pund, CMP, CMM, Director, Cisco Systems, Inc.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.23.16

Reid All About it

The tools to minimize time and maximize impact are housed in your association management system (AMS) and learning management system (LMS). Learn how to make the most out of your AMS + LMS to enhance your association, the top features to consider when shopping for association software, and how to navigate the marketplace and make an informed decision. Learn how hybrid meetings and virtual events can benefit associations and how to monetize them.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.19.18

Reid All About it

WBT Systems shares advice this week on how to think like a futurist. Professionals who don’t keep learning are the new “at-risk” group. Do yourself a favor and read this article by Michael Simmons at Quartz about the necessity for lifelong learning. Some quick hits: Learning to code will eventually be as useful as learning Ancient Greek. Learn four simple strategies that will help you manage these changes, and succeed as an event strategist.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.21.17

Reid All About it

Subscribe to his blog to get the latest news, including his analysis of the deal, player by player. Switching focus now: are you getting the most from your investment in your learning management system (LMS)? The lifelong learning experts at Tagoras share “ five factors to consider and try – within reason – to answer before signing on the dotted line for a learning management system.” The Learning Business Maturity Model.

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The Top 5 Reasons Your Members Aren't Renewing (and What to Do About It)

Higher Logic

If you have an excellent webinar series going on, give members an event calendar in your community where they can immediately see all the learning opportunities that are available. For example, if a member engages with your emails and visits pages on your website about your annual event , your marketing automation system can continue to nurture this interest by providing them with more information on the event. Learn how to create this campaign.).

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3 Learning Business Challenges & How to Overcome Them

Fonteva

When conducting this retrospective analysis, you may notice recurring themes pop up. In this guide, we’ll cover the following three common challenges faced by learning businesses: Decreasing Learner Engagement Low Non-Dues Revenue High Administrative Burden.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.17.20

Reid All About it

Another pair came to mind—Celisa Steele and Jeff Cobb of Tagoras—because they often discuss reflection as part of the learning process. Here’s one you might not know much about but could find of interest: online fan fiction learning communities. Host: Talented Learning.

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How to Use Customer Engagement Data to Identify New Sales Opportunities

Higher Logic

Website : Landing page submissions, preference management (opt in/opt out) show you where your customer is interested enough to share their information. CRM : Your account management record shows previous sales opportunities, in case the account had a previous internal owner and prior upsell attempts. If you still have doubts about your sales opportunities, or you’re overwhelmed by the number of customers you need to analyze, develop a lead scoring system.

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5 Things to Know about Salesforce for Association Management

Web Courseworks Associations

There are plenty of reasons to consider Salesforce for your association management. “Salesforce is the number one [customer relationship management] platform in the world,” Jake says. For managing members and the relationship with members, that means Salesforce.”

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The Data Approach to Community

Higher Logic

Your organization has a preexisting informational ecosystem – AMS/CRM database, community platform, website, events, resources, maybe even a learning management system. Anyone can dive into data analysis, and everyone should – it’s information that will pay off in the long-run. Here’s my favorite comparison: you can bring Amazon or Netflix-like features into your community data and analysis. Find data analysis tools that fit your goals.

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Tools and Software Every Professional Association Needs

Nimble AMS

From managing members to organizing events, there’s no shortage of work to do. Whether you’re looking for tools for accounting, event management, fundraising or something else in your operation, we’ve got you covered. Association Management Resources.

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American Board of Medical Specialties Conference

Web Courseworks Associations

This year, Greg Lasko, Manager of Planning and Evaluation at CHEST, and our Dr. Andy Hicken, will be presenting a poster describing how CHEST has developed a standardized scorecard evaluation for its physician education courses. This course scorecard utilizes Donald Moore’s CME Evaluation Model, which encompasses learner satisfaction, data points on learning, competence and performance (skills) assessment.

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The Essential Guide to Virtual Conference Platforms

Leading Learning

LMS-Based Conference : Platforms built on top of learning management system (LMS) capabilities. 6Connex covers a range of enterprise online event services — from online trade shows to virtual job fairs hosting to e-learning — on a cloud-based platform. WBT Systems.