Learning Management Systems for Associations: The Essentials

WBT Systems

What are the essential functions of a Learning Management System for Associations? Being able to connect with peers, discuss challenges, and have a forum for conversation improves learner engagement among association members, whether the learning is on or offline.

How to Launch an LMS with No Content

Blue Sky eLearn

We’ve talked to plenty of organizations who don’t believe they are ready or qualified to purchase a learning management system because of lack of content. Look into pricing for getting sessions recorded at your next one. Micro-learning. We must be kidding, right?

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3 Ways to Use Virtual Events to Promote eLearning Programs

Higher Logic

Electronic learning (eLearning) programs have taken on many shapes and sizes over the years, but sometimes it can be hard to drum up excitement for new (or existing) offerings. Resource: 6 Key Features of the Best Learning Management Systems. Want to learn more?

5 Things to Consider When Choosing an LMS

Blue Sky eLearn

Selecting a new (or your first) learning management system is a big undertaking. Can you have different pricing for different groups of people? Interested in learning more about how Path LMS and Blue Sky eLearn measure up?

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Best Practices for Selecting an LMS

Blue Sky eLearn

The more technical aspects – integrating with other systems, setting up eCommerce. Has your organization finally decided it’s time to take learning and training online? Selecting an LMS is a big decision. Check out our best practices for when you make your decision!

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Getting a High Return on Your LMS Investment: 5 Takeaways

Blue Sky eLearn

Recently, I listened to Tagoras’ Leading Learning podcast, 5 Keys to Getting a High Return on Your LMS Investment. Want to learn what these experts have to say and questions you should be asking? You have an existing pricing approach to leverage.

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Association Learning: Does your Story Inspire Members?

WBT Systems

Conferences can be a great place to do this, while also reconnecting with your peers, sharing experience, and learning about new ideas. We have also posted in the past about how to successfully market your association learning management system to appeal to members and potential members.

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Make it Easy for Members to Love your Association LMS!

WBT Systems

When implementing a new Association LMS, or upgrading your existing system, one of the top worries is “How will we get our members and new learners to use this new system?” Ensuring members are engaged in learning is a key challenge for associations.

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Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

WBT Systems

There are countless articles describing how we need to change the way we deliver learning to attract and engage millennial learners, but many of these articles seem to forget that organizations must deliver learning to learners across multiple generational groups.

Don’t Ignore Non-Dues Revenue Potential of Digital Badges!

WBT Systems

Because association education programs are based on industry standards, the learning outcomes are consistent and it is easy for employers to recognize the validity of skills and competencies achieved. appeared first on WBT Systems.

2018 eLearning AWARD for LMS presented to WBT Systems Ltd. and Miele & Cie. KG by eLearning Journal

WBT Systems

KG), Frank Siepmann (eLearning Journal) and Linda Bowers (WBT Systems). The 2018 eLearning AWARD in the category for ‘Learning Management System’ (LMS) has been awarded to the project partners WBT Systems and Miele & Cie.

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Managing Learning at your Association Annual Conference

WBT Systems

Organizations offer a wide variety of professional learning opportunities to their members, employees, and partners which range from online courses and webinars, to regional or annual conferences, to classroom-based learning. How do you Manage Learning at your Events?

Don’t Undervalue Association Training Programs!

WBT Systems

When pricing your association’s training offerings, it is important to assess their value, and then price accordingly. Assuming the former, it’s important that you revise and re-set course pricing on a regular basis particularly at the start of a new venture into online learning.

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Learning Content Curation for Association Member Education

WBT Systems

Rather than creating all your course content from scratch, learning content curation can help you to update and extend your member education programs with new material. If you would like to see a demo of the LMS features that can help you with learning content curation, contact us today!

4 Stages of Falling in Love with your LMS

WBT Systems

Your relationship with your organization’s Learning Management System is no different. In the case of your LMS, this is where your wishlist of features and requirements forms the basis of both your search and your initial impression of the new system.

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How to Create a Really Good LMS RFP

WBT Systems

You finally got the budget to purchase a learning management system (LMS). Background information : Vendors will immediately go to your website to learn what they can about your organization, members, and online education programs. Some have a project manager (PM) on staff or a consultant who acts as PM, and some have a harried employee who will attempt to juggle implementation along with all their other work. Many associations use a scoring system to do this.

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LMS Vendor Relationships: Food for Thought

WBT Systems

The chefs are able to design and deliver interesting and attractive plates, because their suppliers work with them as part of the extended team to provide knowledge on seasonal availability and trends, quality produce, and pricing that works for the restaurant’s needs.

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How to Use Customer Engagement Data to Identify New Sales Opportunities

Higher Logic

Website : Landing page submissions, preference management (opt in/opt out) show you where your customer is interested enough to share their information. If your customer stays in a single price point, you should too. Learn more in our eBook: Customer Life Cycle Management.

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Association Tips: 6 Irresistible Member Benefits that Convince People to Join and Renew

Higher Logic

Flexible Online Learning and Certifications. Lifelong learning is a major goal for many people, so provide flexible eLearning options to help your members master new skills. To get the most of their eCourses, many associations use a learning management system (LMS).

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The 5 E’s of Generating Non-Dues Revenue from eLearning

WBT Systems

One great way to do this is to look to your online education and certification programs – with your Association Learning Management System, generating non-dues revenue is easy! Enable Ease of Access for a Positive Learning Experience.

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

Higher Logic

If you have an excellent webinar series going on, give members an event calendar in your community where they can immediately see all the learning opportunities that are available. Learn how to create this campaign.).

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.18.19

Reid All About it

LinkedIn, Coursera, Udemy and other learning platforms are coming for your market, if they haven’t already. WBT Systems recommends partnering with member companies to design and deliver learning content so they don’t send their employees elsewhere. Host: Event Manager Blog.

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What 1 association learned from launching its first LMS

Association Success

I had been hired in a new role to assist in growing LeadingAge’s “distance” learning offerings. . I had worked at smaller aging nonprofits, none of which had a robust online learning platform. Lessons learned.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.19.18

Reid All About it

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. Do yourself a favor and read this article by Michael Simmons at Quartz about the necessity for lifelong learning. Host: Event Manager Blog.

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Connecting with Associations at ASAE

SilkStart

Frustration ranged from a lack of features, to poor customer support, to a price point that seemed way to high. LearnUpon – LearnUpon is the fastest growing learning management system in the world and helps create and deliver online courses to your employees, clients and partners. We know picking association management software is a big decision, and we’re here to help you every step of the way, from pre-sales to on-boarding to ongoing support.

It’s all about education, which for many associations means an LMS

Effective Database

And of course, these offerings have to be at a relatively low price point, and have to be easily accessible, which in the most generic form means webinars and/or other forms of online learning. As a result, I’m seeing more of my clients, of all sizes , looking at implementing some form of learning management system. Just like an AMS, associations are going to need proper strategy for managing online learning and taking care of the LMS.

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Compare Association Management Software Platforms

GrowthZone

Could an Association Management Software (AMS) solution be the answer to the inefficiencies that plague your association? What is Association Management Software (AMS)? In a nutshell, an AMS provides membership-based organizations an all-in-one member management system.

What to Do If Your Association’s Online Course Failed

WBT Systems

Learn why your online course failed. The first thing to do is to realize that, as cliché as it sounds, failure is a learning opportunity. The survey said members want to learn the skills taught in the course. Instead, watch member behavior for clues about what they want to learn. Do this on your website, blog, and online learning catalog. Competing on price is a race to the bottom, so that better not be it. Problem: Price. You were so proud.

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Social Media Roundup: Do You Know the Difference Between LMS and LCMS?

Associations Now

If you’re stumbling over two of the biggest acronyms in e-learning, you’re in luck. Can’t tell a learning management system from a learning content management system? In short, it’s the learning delivery platform,” Lugo writes.

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The State of Association E-Learning: Cloudy with a Chance of Sunshine

WBT Systems

The future looks bright for association e-learning. The growing lifelong learning market provides plenty of opportunity. One weakness is holding associations back from reaching their market potential and becoming lifelong learning powerhouses. I learned about this vulnerability while reading the fifth edition of Association Learning + Technology from Tagoras. Start with an association e-learning strategy. Use of mobile learning.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

I read about NIGP’s “HR arm” in a thread in ASAE Collaborate’s Executive Management Section (see message #13). The council manages leadership recruitment, candidate evaluation, and nominations. Now, onto the list of this week’s free webinars and learning events.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

I read about NIGP’s “HR arm” in a thread in ASAE Collaborate’s Executive Management Section (see message #13). The council manages leadership recruitment, candidate evaluation, and nominations. Now, onto the list of this week’s free webinars and learning events.

Where to Host Your eLearning Catalog and eCommerce: AMS or LMS?

WBT Systems

During the selection and implementation of a learning management system (LMS), you have many decisions to make. But one decision often takes associations by surprise: Should you host your eLearning catalog and eCommerce on your LMS or on your association management system (AMS)? Where do you want members and customers to search for online learning programs and where do you want them to make their purchase (register/enroll)—in your LMS or in your AMS?

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.20.17

Reid All About it

Monday, January 23 is Community Manager Appreciation Day (#CMAD). If your association has a community manager, I know you already appreciate him or her because your online community would likely fail without their attention. Presenter: Megan Torrance, Torrance Learning.

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7 Reasons Associations, Chapters AND Members Love Auto-Renewal Membership Plans

Chapter Chat

Associations have also been consumers of the subscription economy since the rise and adoption of Software as a Service (SaaS) platforms such as association management systems, learning management systems, and other association software.

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Online Education: How It Can Print Money For Associations

Tom Morrison

If you have written content, videos, power points or past conference sessions, you have content to consider for your online learning center.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.16.18

Reid All About it

If you plan to shop for a new learning management system (LMS) in the coming year, WBT Systems explains why you may want to work with an LMS consultant during the requirements, selection, and/or implementation process. Host: Event Manager Blog.

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