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How to Take Advantage of the Continuing Education Slow Season

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Here are some ways to make the most out of your slow season: Segment your learners: According to Community Brands 2019 Digital Evolution Study 76 percent of members are interested in receiving personalized continuing education recommendations related to their interest or needs.

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Continuing Education: Not Just for Meetings and Conferences Anymore

YourMembership Blog

According to the Community Brands Member Engagement and Loyalty Study, meetings and conferences, which traditionally have emphasized training and continuing education, are one area where association professionals (Pros) are very focused.

How Associations Can Transform Higher Education

Reid All About it

If you need a little inspiration—the kind that makes you feel blessed “to have been alive and well back then”—then read The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm , a white paper from Elizabeth Engel, CAE and Shelly Alcorn, CAE. The sad state of higher education.

Party of One? How to Manage Your Association’s Education

Blue Sky eLearn

Raise your hand if “providing education and learning opportunities” is part of your association’s mission statement and/or core values. Meet with all the other departments in your association to identify new educational opportunities.

Party of One? How to Manage Your Association’s Education

Blue Sky eLearn

Raise your hand if “providing education and learning opportunities” is part of your association’s mission statement and/or core values. Meet with all the other departments in your association to identify new educational opportunities.

Deliver Superior Conference Education Value

Velvet Chainsaw

Here’s what hasn’t changed: Education continues to be essential to a participant’s experience. For example, at PCMA’s most-recent Education Conference, a hackathon explored how the events community can combat homelessness.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

education) wasn’t nearly as strong. As some of you may know, I work at a university (in addition to my Event Garde role), so I live and breathe higher education. One example: competency-based education. Mix and match educational opportunities.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

education) wasn’t nearly as strong. As some of you may know, I work at a university (in addition to my Event Garde role), so I live and breathe higher education. One example: competency-based education. Mix and match educational opportunities.

Disruption in Education

Spark Consulting

What are some of the forces impacting education in 2016? second post of The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm release week). Scandals in for-profit education. Skills gaps and lack of agreement on the purpose of higher education. I’ll share more about how later this week, or you can find out now by downloading your free copy of The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm at [link] , no divulging of information about yourself required.

‘Using the force’ from a professional education perspective.

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5 concepts for associations we’ve learned in professional education.

YourMembership Blog

In professional education, like in any field, there’s a preponderance of misconceptions which affect our daily practices and implementations. Here are five key concepts to consider when developing education programs […].

Education Sales: 3 Factors That Limit Them

Blue Sky eLearn

Recently I listened to the Leading Learning podcast, 3 Factors That Limit Sales of Education. When working with our association clients, we sometimes come across those that are struggling to sell educational programs or launch new initiatives.

An Award Winning Approach to Professional Education

YourMembership Blog

An Award Winning Approach to Professional Education. Your audience may seem homogenous, but in reality, there are demographics and educational “buyer” profiles within your audience. You can find more traits of successful programs here in our Health Check for Professional education.

Association Webinars: Not Just for Continuing Education

Blue Sky eLearn

Our Blue Sky eLearn team spends a lot of time working with clients producing webinars associated with continuing education for their members. The post Association Webinars: Not Just for Continuing Education appeared first on Blue Sky eLearn.

Continuing Education Offerings: 5 Engagement Strategies

Higher Logic

What I didn't realize then was that education never really ends. Continuing education is key to professional development, and some professions even mandate it, like the healthcare and teaching industries. That’s why this audience requires a unique approach to continuing education.

The Role of Associations in the Educational Landscape

Association Adviser

Instead of taking a stab at the content associations should be offering, leverage the approach of an educational gap analysis to determine members' professional education needs. The post The Role of Associations in the Educational Landscape appeared first on Association Adviser.

MCI Education @ ASAE Toronto

GlowGlobally

Build Medical Education in China: Strategy and ROI. Medical education and international exchanges is a long-standing collaboration between the US and Chinese associations. Channel Mgmt: Partners - Sponsors - Sales Channels Education MARCOM Market & Bus Planning

Education Committee: More Advising and Curating, Less Slotting

Velvet Chainsaw

Most meeting organizers invest a significant amount of time creating the educational programming for their annual conference. The post Education Committee: More Advising and Curating, Less Slotting appeared first on Velvet Chainsaw.

Skyrocket your association’s revenue through your member education program in 2020

YourMembership Blog

Here are three ways to boost your revenue through your continuing education program in the new year. Your members look to you for learning opportunities including everything from continuing education to certification. According to the 2018 Member Education and Career Development Report, 85 percent of members look to associations for professional development opportunities.

The benefits of educating about benefits

Aaron Wolowiec

In the survey, only 33 percent of employees rated the benefits education they received as excellent or very good – a drop from 2012 and a reversal to the upward trend in ratings since 2009. Bottom line: Employers need to do a better job educating their staffs about benefits.

Leveraging strategy to amplify education initiatives

Aaron Wolowiec

My session will illuminate current best practices in training and conference session planning and has come to be titled, “Leveraging Strategy to Amplify Education Initiatives.”. Aerial of downtown Detroit Riverfront Photo Credit: Vito Palmissano. On Oct.

The Top 5 Challenges Education Directors Face ? Webinar Recap

Blue Sky eLearn

Recently, Dan Streeter, Blue Sky’s very own Vice President of Learning Strategy and Development, sat down and talked about the five challenges education directors face. The post The Top 5 Challenges Education Directors Face – Webinar Recap appeared first on Blue Sky eLearn.

Education: The Key to Member Growth and Loyalty

Wild Apricot

If your association targets recent graduates, young professionals, and those looking to gain more employable credentials (or would like to), you may be familiar with the current educational landscape. White-Paper Education Shelly-Alcorn Elizabeth-Weaver-Engel

ASID Accomplishes Education Mission Through Elevate LMS

CommPartners

Blog Customer Stories Education"The custom design services really sold us, in that their team worked with us to build a site to our specifications.".

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5 Different Kinds of Online Education Initiatives for Members

MembersClicks

“We’ve been trying to get an online educational initiative off the ground for (2, 5, 10+) years.we More and more, having some kind of formal education in place for members isn’t an option, but a must-have.

4 steps to find great speakers for your association’s continuing education program

YourMembership Blog

A strong continuing education program requires quality content and a great overall learning experience. Here’s how to line up speakers that will deliver high-quality content and a great experience for your association’s learners.

How to Resuscitate Your Education

Association Success

It’s no secret that traditional lecture-style educational sessions are no longer the most effective way to educate. Hone in on how learning happens and list some innovative education techniques to invite presenters to select from for their format. Novice attendees, for example, are looking for foundational education with a focus on the nuts and bolts. What can you do when your meetings are flatlining?

Education of the Future: COVID-19 Reboot

Mariner Management

Globally, the online education market is projected to witness a compound annual growth rate of 9.23% between 2020 and 2025 to reach a total market size of 320 billion in 2025, increasing from 189 billion in 2019. [1] Forbes – Online Education: From Good To Better To Best?

Education in Healthcare: the Next Fundraising Goldmine

GlowGlobally

For instance, can we give industry partners a choice to support education opportunities over exhibiting? Channel Mgmt: Partners - Sponsors - Sales Education MARCOM Market & Bus Planning Meetings Product Mgmt education europe exhibits industry partners medical meetings sales sponsorship

Your 2020 guide to setting pricing for your association’s educational content

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Continuing education is a valuable member benefit and a great source of non-dues revenue for your association. The post Your 2020 guide to setting pricing for your association’s educational content appeared first on YourMembership. Pricing your association’s learning courses can be tricky, but important, business. With the new year quickly approaching, here’s a look at some strategic pricing practices you should be thinking about.

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Education Is Not Enough

Eric Lanke

I just finished reading the latest white paper from Elizabeth Weaver Engel of Spark Consulting, this one written with Shelly Alcorn of Alcorn Associates Management Consulting, entitled "The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm."

Creating an Educated Workforce in Three Phases

Eric Lanke

Two weeks ago, I posted about an upcoming panel discussion I was asked to participate in -- a panel on how associations are successfully working to develop a better educated workforce for the industries they represent.

Meetings, Education & Professional Development Survey Report

Association Adviser

A group of 12 state societies of association executives collaborated with Whorton Marketing & Research in Las Vegas, Nevada and Event Garde in Kalamazoo, Michigan to conduct a survey of their education, meetings, and professional development activities.

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Part 2: Secret recipe for continuing education LMS success.

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Today, I’ll share the eight remaining elements to ensure your association has sweet success with its continuing education (CE) programs. The post Part 2: Secret recipe for continuing education LMS success. In last week’s post, I had the opportunity to dig into the first five ingredients of a winning learning management system (LMS) recipe. CE Management: Providing learners with an easy way to report and claim credits is paramount.

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Back to basics: Education programs

Aaron Wolowiec

It’s again a reminder of the important intersection and relationship between learning and logistics, particularly as it relates to association education programs. In many associations, education programs help achieve these goals.”. So, what truly is the purpose of education?

American Education Services

SocialFish

If you have taken out a loan to pay for college, then American Education Services is a name you may hear often. They access these loans for management from the US Department of Education database. The post American Education Services appeared first on Social Fish.

Research Is Education

Eric Lanke

My posts from a few weeks back ( here and here ) on the role of associations in the work of educating next generation professionals for the industries or professions that they represent have been getting some attention. One is the idea summarized in this post's title: Research is Education.

Part 1: Secret recipe for continuing education LMS success.

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The continuing education (CE) market is sweet. The post Part 1: Secret recipe for continuing education LMS success. By some estimates, CE represents $47 billion of total formal training spending in the United States alone. So, it’s no surprise the CE market is attracting a broad spectrum of providers. Associations, for-profit commercial training companies, academic institutions and subject matter experts everywhere are competing for a slice of.

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Business Improvement Conference Education Trends

Velvet Chainsaw

Does your conference education drive attendees’ business performance? Five Business Improvement Conference Education Trends. They seek education that provides a real value to their company. Here are five trends in aligning conference education with business improvement efforts.