How education protects organizations from fiascos.

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eLearning Industry News + Trends Social Media and Business Trends Thought Leaders crisis management education education programs online education professional education professional training program social media united airlinesUnited Airlines farce could’ve been alleviated or stopped with some proper employee training. United Airlines recently landed itself into an escalating PR nightmare, and it hasn’t yet left people’s minds or tweets. How could it?

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.

The Third Sector of Education: Podcast Recap

Blue Sky eLearn

Serves the millions of adults that continue to learn and grow after their secondary and post-secondary education. Charging adults for this education. . Liam’s feedback was that t here’s a many years long trend of opening up accessibility to education, networking and connection.

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

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. Our thesis is that the association community has a vital role to fill in addressing the needs of both workers and employers in the coming decades, in helping to bridge the gap from education to employment.”. 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. With such a focus on education, isn’t it surprising when an association’s membership and events teams often have whole teams of staff, while an education department might have only a couple employees…or even only ONE? How to Manage Your Association’s Education appeared first on Blue Sky eLearn.

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. With such a focus on education, isn’t it surprising when an association’s membership and events teams often have whole teams of staff, while an education department might have only a couple employees…or even only ONE? How to Manage Your Association’s Education appeared first on Blue Sky eLearn.

Education to Employment #AMA

Spark Consulting

Shelly Alcorn and I will be hosting an Ask Me Anything (aka “AMA”) on our recent whitepaper, The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm , on the association Slack channel. The US higher education system and, with it, traditional pathways into employment for young people are being disrupted by a host of factors. What are you doing Wednesday, February 1 at 12:30 pm ET?

Going virtual: Modified education offerings for community association professionals

Ungrated

For more than 40 years, CAI has been the trusted education provider for community association professionals. In short order, the CAI education team learned how to host a virtual classroom via countless hosting platforms.

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. Challenge your education team and/or program committee to make wisdom the goal when developing tracks or breakout sessions. What kind of challenges can you give your education leaders to make wisdom the goal of your session outcomes?

‘Using the force’ from a professional education perspective.

YourMembership Blog

eLearning Industry News + Trends Thought Leaders e-learning elearning learning learning management software learning management system online education online learning professional development professional educationWhat we can learn from the 40-year anniversary of “Star Wars.”

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 […]. That’s after 15 years of success and even the mistakes which made them possible. And the risky part is when they start cementing into practices.

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.

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

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.

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. Your educational program should recognize and prioritize these profiles and target them with relevant and timely content in order to thrive. You can find more traits of successful programs here in our Health Check for Professional education.

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. In order to help organizations make the most of their continuing education technologies, we’ve collected our favorite strategies. Automate your marketing tactics for continuing education.

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.

Virtual learning: Planning, innovation lead to new education opportunities

Ungrated

With most courses switching to an online format, we quickly realized that our industry was willing and able to meet the changing educational landscape. To assemble an education course of this magnitude involved hours of planning and preparation from CAI staff and volunteers,” says David M.

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?

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. Martin, CEO, SCCM will be interviewed to help us better understand the realities of structured medical education in China, the stakeholder landscape, building recognition and buy-in, and updates and implementation of NGO law.

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. As part of continuous improvement efforts for an education program, organizations are looking for ways to improve quality filters and overall fairness to all who participate in the submission process. The post Education Committee: More Advising and Curating, Less Slotting appeared first on Velvet Chainsaw.

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. The answer may lay in associations, according to Elizabeth Weaver Engel , chief strategist for Spark Consulting , and Shelly Alcorn , principal for Alcorn Associates Management Consulting , who just released, “ The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm.”. One example: competency-based education.

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. The answer may lay in associations, according to Elizabeth Weaver Engel , chief strategist for Spark Consulting , and Shelly Alcorn , principal for Alcorn Associates Management Consulting , who just released, “ The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm.”. One example: competency-based education.

Part 2: Secret recipe for continuing education LMS success.

YourMembership Blog

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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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. Features Membership education membership

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

YourMembership Blog

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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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.

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.

Part 1: Secret recipe for continuing education LMS success.

YourMembership Blog

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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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.

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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3 Ways to Use Your LMS for Member Engagement (Beyond Continuing Education)

MembersClicks

An LMS (or learning management system ) is the ideal tool for giving you and your staff visibility into members’ progress with any education initiative, whether it’s industry required or for member engagement purposes.

7 Skills for Managing Remote Teams—Required Education in 2021

WBT Systems

7 Skills for Managing Remote Teams—Required Education in 2021. Read more about 7 Skills for Managing Remote Teams—Required Education in 2021

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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

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." Dealing with the fundamental thesis of the white paper--that there is a crisis brewing in the global education-to-employment system, and that associations are uniquely positioned to provide useful solutions--is a massive undertaking.

Business Improvement Conference Education Trends

Velvet Chainsaw

Does your conference education drive attendees’ business performance? The most effective and successful conferences focus their learning opportunities on sustaining attendees’ critical strategic skills, building evolving organizational capabilities and linking conference education to business performance. Five Business Improvement Conference Education Trends. They seek education that provides a real value to their company. In-Depth, Integrated Conference Education.

Why a digital-first culture starts with education

Association Success

A digital first culture means putting continued education at the forefront of developmental strategies and having a flexible infrastructure aligned with an ever-evolving world. Education is No. When I first heard the term “digital first culture,” I was unimpressed.

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. As a result, most of my member companies are used to providing their own professional education in our technology.