Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

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.

LMS 190

How to Create a Really Good LMS RFP

WBT Systems

You finally got the budget to purchase a learning management system (LMS). Narrow down the field first by: Working with an LMS consultant who narrows it down for you based on your requirements and their market knowledge. If you’re an ASAE member, you can get a sense of LMS elements from the LMS RFPs in ASAE’s Models & Samples library. How are you positioned in your market? What are your market challenges?

LMS 102

How to Find Your Best Content Topics (Without Paying for Market Research)

Higher Logic

According to a recent study by Leader Networks , most associations – 83 percent – are aligning their products and services to market needs so they meet members’ expectations and stay relevant. File Library Views and Downloads.

How Engagement Tools Improve Association Event Management

Higher Logic

It is incredibly gratifying for associations to see a spike in event attendance, as participation plays a valuable role in their impact, but poor event management can cause your members to disengage. Event management tools can boost attendance by adding value to the member experience.

Tools 193

[New eBook] The Community Module Guide: How to Support Your Organization’s Business Objectives

Higher Logic

At its base, every community should maintain a strong foundation of core modules (the no-nonsense tools and features that are essential to your success, like calendars, discussion boards, directories, automation rules, and a resource library) to support its essential objectives.

eBook 104

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

Higher Logic

Marketing General’s 2018 Membership Marketing Benchmark Report revealed fascinating statistics on why members don’t renew their association membership. Embrace engagement technology tools: Using tech tools like online community and marketing automation can help you get members involved.

eBook 229

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.19.18

Reid All About it

Marketing General Inc. is inviting associations to participate in their 10th annual Membership Marketing Benchmarking Survey. 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.

LMS 153

How to Create a Culture of Learning at Your Association

WBT Systems

The only way to do that is to cultivate a culture of learning. One of those behaviors is: “Seek learning. We want to surround ourselves with people who are obsessed with learning and development.”. Good things happen when an organization adopts a culture of learning. How Does a Culture of Learning Help an Association? 46 percent more likely to be first to market. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) agrees. Embed learning into strategy.

LMS 102

Is your online education ready for Generation Flux?

SocialFish

This article originally appeared on the Avectra blog with the title, Association Learning Communities Offer More than MOOC. She says MOOC combines “the best of college – exceptional instruction – with the best of technology – online interactive learning.” Learning in the digital age.

Mooc 114

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.6.19

Reid All About it

WBT Systems replies with an emphatic Yes. The Harvard Business Review describes how the New York Public Library involved employees from 93 branches in innovation communities —could be a good model for chapters. Turn Member Engagement and AMS Data into Effective Marketing.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.26.18

Reid All About it

Does your association have a learning strategy? If not, you’ll want to check out this post from WBT Systems about the benefits of a learning strategy , including an integrated approach to education. Learn to identify the most essential clauses to include in a meeting contract.