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.

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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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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Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

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. Why Emphasize Technology for Association Education Programs?

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.

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). Doing your own research using a variety of methods: website review, calls, conversations with peers and technology vendors, and peer review sites like ReviewMyLMS. It gives technology providers an opportunity to understand your association and its resources, goals, challenges, and core requirements. Staff resources : Technology vendors work with all kinds of associations.

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Looking For a Virtual Events Partner? Be Sure To Ask These 10 Questions

Blue Sky eLearn

Are you a reseller for your event platform or is it your own technology? This is fine for supporting simple events, but for larger high-exposure events it is best to work with a vendor who controls their own technology platform. How do you price your virtual events?

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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.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.19.18

Reid All About it

WBT Systems shares advice this week on how to think like a futurist. One thing we can predict about the future: implementing new technology will never stop. A key ingredient for successful technology projects is collaboration. Host: Event Manager Blog.

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

Higher Logic

Embrace engagement technology tools: Using tech tools like online community and marketing automation can help you get members involved. Online community has built-in networking tools, mentoring opportunities, learning management systems, access to experts, etc.

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Get Ready for Online Learning with LMS Selection Criteria

Delcor

Online learning programs expand your market for education since many members (and others in your audience) can’t always afford to attend or take time away from work to travel to conferences and other educational events. Learning strategy. F2F or blended learning offerings.

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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.

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. Like all programs and technologies, this one won’t take care of itself. What technology really does?!?).

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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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Best Association Management Software | Our Top Picks

Fonteva

The best association management software, or AMS, solutions are specifically designed to meet the unique needs of associations just like yours. Overview of this Association Management Software. Powerful event management features. Check out Fonteva Membership to learn more!

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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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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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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