Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

But with credentialing programs, MOOCs, conferences and other online offerings, associations can fill the skills gap. CBE creates opportunities for digital badges, certification and micro-credentials to visually demonstrate ongoing growth and professional development for adult learners who seek career opportunities and advancement without waiting for completion of a terminal degree as the only signal of qualifications for employment. Provide quality certification programs.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

But with credentialing programs, MOOCs, conferences and other online offerings, associations can fill the skills gap. CBE creates opportunities for digital badges, certification and micro-credentials to visually demonstrate ongoing growth and professional development for adult learners who seek career opportunities and advancement without waiting for completion of a terminal degree as the only signal of qualifications for employment. Provide quality certification programs.

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Challenges and Opportunities for Association Education Programs

WBT Systems

Most certification academic standards have limited value – without the ability to apply learning. In addition, by highlighting some of the reasons why employees are not engaged, the report could inspire proactive associations to take advantage of the opportunities this lack of engagement in the workplace presents, including: “Millennials want to grow in their roles, but many aren’t getting the support to do so.”

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.7.16

Reid All About it

This list is part of their Data Science Career Guide , a six-part series recommending the best online courses and MOOCs for people entering the data science industry. What online courses (including your own) and MOOCs would you recommend to people entering (or thinking about entering) your industry or profession? Presenter: Gayle Rosnick, CMP and CMP-HC Certification Director, Convention Industry Council. Host: Association CareerHQ and Millennial Week DC.

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The Many Benefits of Selling Online Education to Corporate Members

WBT Systems

Even MOOCs have caught on. Although these skills aren’t always part of a certification or licensing curriculum, they’re necessary for effective management and leadership. Everyone appreciates an employer who invests in your professional development, but according to research , millennials value training and development more than any other job benefit, including cash bonuses and flexible working hours.

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