Challenges and Opportunities for Association Education Programs

WBT Systems

Most certification academic standards have limited value – without the ability to apply learning. By targeting millennials in particular with a membership offering including education or certification programs that provide opportunities for professional growth, associations can attract a younger membership to ensure the future stability and growth of the organization.

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? Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT) and employment taxes are fertile ground for collecting additional tax revenue.

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2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

When a learner accumulates a sufficient balance of CE credits over a certain span of time, she achieves maintenance of certification. From a five-mile-high perspective, however, lower prices for education shouldn’t bother us (if you’re currently looking at shrinking CE revenues in your annual report, just try to bear with me for a second). One case study a week paired with a multiple-choice question makes a ton of sense, perhaps even as a replacement for high stakes certification.

10 Tips to Take You from Zero to eLearning Hero

Blue Sky eLearn

Some companies offer turn-key online courses that you could buy or revenue share so you have something to offer initially. You’ll hear all sorts of terminology in the eLearning world – MOOCS, Moodles, gamification – don’t be overwhelmed by this! Reach out to a customer occasionally with a personal email to say “Hey, I noticed you recently earned a certificate by completing a course in our new online learning platform.

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The Association Business Model: It’s Time For A Massive Overhaul.

Association Success

In addition to membership, we create and try to sell access to products like: newsletters/publications, research, online education, meetings and conventions, certifications, online job banks, and more. It’s no wonder why over half of all associations are experiencing flat or declining membership and revenue growth. It started in the 1980’s when the mantra was about “revenue diversification” – which worked for a while. Yes, I said “sacrifice revenue growth” out loud….shame

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10 Steps from Zero to eLearning Hero

Blue Sky eLearn

Some companies offer turn-key online courses that you could buy or revenue share so you have something to offer initially. You’ll hear all sorts of terminology in the eLearning world – MOOCS, Moodles, gamification – don’t be overwhelmed by this! Reach out to a customer occasionally with a personal email to say “Hey, I noticed you recently earned a certificate by completing a course in our new online learning platform.

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Association Disruption: What’s your Educational Moonshot?

.orgCommunity

They could start with one of your certificate programs. If necessary, learners could supplement your programs with college courses offered by MOOCs. Focus on value, not revenue potential. How grand is your association’s vision for your educational programs? With all the disruption going on around us and in your industry, will incremental change bring your vision for professional development closer to realization?

Smithsonian Dives Deeper Into Online Learning. What Now for Associations?

Associations Now

There’s no pressure, there’s no homework, there’s no exams—unlike a MOOC [Massive Open Online Course] where you have to show up on Tuesdays at 11:00,” said Edward Leon, chief brand officer at The Great Courses. According to the Post, Smithsonian Enterprises, the for-profit arm of the museum complex, has similar deals with Showtime Networks and database provider Cengage Learning to broaden its reach and generate new revenue. “It’s

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The Many Benefits of Selling Online Education to Corporate Members

WBT Systems

Everyone sees the revenue potential in providing online education to corporate customers. 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. Revenue growth. If you keep your corporate customers happy, you’ll enjoy increased recurring revenue in years to come.

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How to Prepare a Business Case for a New LMS

WBT Systems

Don’t overlook competing programs from other associations, higher education institutions, MOOCs, and for-profit companies, like LinkedIn, Udemy, and firms in your industry. The brighter future you promise is full of new market opportunities—and new revenue—but don’t assume decision-makers know that. Spell out all the ways a new LMS can help you bring in new revenue: Conference management and recordings. Certification programs and digital badges.

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Association Disruption: What’s your Educational Moonshot?

.orgCommunity

They could start with one of your certificate programs. If necessary, learners could supplement your programs with college courses offered by MOOCs. Focus on value, not revenue potential. How grand is your association’s vision for your educational programs? With all the disruption going on around us and in your industry, will incremental change bring your vision for professional development closer to realization?