LMS Selection: 7 Features Associations Need

Web Courseworks Associations

Association members grow and change over time, and their needs grow and change with them. Unless the association addresses these changes, members won’t see the value of their membership. Through a learning management system (LMS).

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AMS/LMS integration blueprint: Create efficiency, enhance experience, bridge the gap.

YourMembership Blog

Perhaps one of the most important features of a learning management system (LMS) is its ability to integrate with the heart of your operation—your association management software (AMS) system. The post AMS/LMS integration blueprint: Create efficiency, enhance experience, bridge the gap. Online Learning Member Engagement eLearning Strategy Tech Trends

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5 benefits of video-based learning.

YourMembership Blog

Easily delivered through a learning management system, video is the most engaging way to hold your association members’ and learners’ attention.

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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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Create real value from 2017 learning trends.

YourMembership Blog

Let’s attack the hype machine in learning. It’s big, but easy to take down. In the education industry, we are notorious hype builders. We quickly herald the start of new trends as quickly as our digitally shortened attention spans enable us.

WBT Systems’ TopClass maintains position as #1 LMS for Associations

WBT Systems

For the second consecutive year, WBT Systems’ TopClass LMS has been named the #1 Learning Management System for Associations in the Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards. TopClass LMS had previously been named the Best Association LMS in 2015.

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How to Present a Business Case for a New LMS

WBT Systems

Your wish can come true if you know how to make a persuasive case for a new learning management system (LMS) to the decision-makers at your association. Last week, we explained how to prepare your business case for a new LMS —from collecting evidence to gathering allies. Now, it’s time to learn how to present a business case for a new LMS to your board, CEO, or other decision-makers. You must figure out how to connect a new LMS to those values.

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5 Things Your Association NEEDS in a Learning Management System

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We’re willing to bet that your association has educational resources you’d like to share in an easy, organized and professional way with your members and industry stakeholders. That’s where a Learning Management System, or LMS, comes in.

Increase Member Engagement with an Online Learning Challenge

WBT Systems

When you invite members to participate in a learning challenge, and guide and support them throughout the challenge, they’ll become more comfortable with online learning and your learning management system (LMS). Why learning challenges are a fit for association members. As each day is ticked off, members see how far they’ve progressed and are encouraged to not break that string of successes. What habit or skill can you help members develop in 10 or 14 days?

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An Award Winning Approach to Professional Education

YourMembership Blog

eLearning built to serve member-centric and professional development organizations. About our LMS, Crowd Wisdom™. Recognized as a top LMS platform by independent analysts including Brandon-Hall, CODiE and Talented Learning. . An Award Winning Approach to Professional Education.

Learners and Your LMS: If you build it, will they come?

WBT Systems

Working with many associations over the years, we have listened to many organizations describe the reasons why their members do not use their existing Learning Management System (LMS) and why they are looking for a new learning solution to re-engage their learners.

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3 Types of Online Learning Experiences Association Members Love (And How to Provide Them)

Higher Logic

Because with online learning, associations can provide training to a larger number of members in more flexible formats, something that is helping online education become a popular member benefit. Let Members Choose the Learning Experience that Fits Their Needs.

3 Topics for Medical Society Execs to Watch

Web Courseworks Associations

Three overarching topics caught my eye at the upcoming AAMSE Annual conference in Minneapolis : MACRA and the QPP, Member Engagement Strategies, and Professional Development. The Medicare Quality Payment Program (aka MACRA) 201: Know the Details and How to Help Your Members.

Can associations bridge the skills-gap for their members?

YourMembership Blog

Jack is the inventor of Knowledge Direct ® - a robust learning management system (LMS) used by dozens of trade associations and professional societies including the Emergency Nurses Association, the Direct Marketing Association and the American Society of Clinical Oncologists, among others.

What makes an Association Education Program Successful?

WBT Systems

In the United States alone, there are tens of thousands of associations and non-profit organizations working to support, develop, and advocate for their respective members and industries. Association LMS Buying Guide – from Talented Learning. Time to Evaluate LMS Performance.

5 Essential Must Haves for Your Association’s eLearning Efforts: Your Questions Answered

YourMembership Blog

As I mentioned last time , Learning Management Systems, and e-Learning in general, are hot topics for many associations as they look to keep up with their members’ growing professional development needs, and the disruptive innovations and the players driving change in this dynamic market.

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5 Ways to Ratchet Your Retention Rates through the Roof – Your Questions Answered

YourMembership Blog

For many associations member retention drives are right around the corner. Doesn’t member retention start the moment a member pays their dues? What percentage of the potential professionals you market to are current members, or prospective members?

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Which Association Learning Trends Predictions Came True in 2016?

WBT Systems

Learning Content Curation for Association Member Education. 4 Ways Education Programs Increase Value for Association Members. Five Differences between Association and Corporate LMS. Improving Learner Engagement among Association Members.

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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. Using your LMS as a Content Curation Tool. Have you tried curating content for your education programs?

Associations and the Vision Thing

YourMembership Blog

But we wanted more, in part because we knew our customers and the members they serve needed and expected more. For others, our recent acquisition of LMS provider Digital Ignite was the start. We know you and your members are counting on us.

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Association Learning: Does your Story Inspire Members?

WBT Systems

This week we were motivated by the keynote session of the Higher Logic Super Forum , where we heard Ken Schmidt of Harley Davidson describe the power of storytelling in creating a passionate member community that will champion your brand. Associations would not exist without their members.

New Year Resolution: Invest in Association Learning Technology

WBT Systems

The key to this is to understand the needs and expectations of your members with regard to association education programs. Certification and Accreditation Management – simplify the process for administrators and members.

3 Ways an Online Community Enhances Learning

WBT Systems

Online communities are quickly becoming a critical part of the digital strategy for many organizations as a platform to establish ongoing conversations, trust relationships, and meaningful engagement with customers, employees, partners, and suppliers.”.

6 Key Features of the Best Learning Management Systems

Higher Logic

And with modern technology, including learning management systems (LMS), associations have the power to pick up where colleges leave off. Choosing the Best LMS Software. Like traditional education, some LMS software hasn’t kept up with the times.

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.

Webinar Recap: Let’s Learn Together: Enhancing Online Learning with Communities

Blue Sky eLearn

Recently, Heather McNair, VP of Engagement Strategy over at Higher Logic , teamed up with Blue Sky’s Channel Manager, Jodi Ray, to discuss how organizations can enhance their online learning with communities. Many associations are falling short of providing members value.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.11.19

Reid All About it

The resulting report from this survey provides benchmarking data and insight into how more than 1,000 associations recruit, engage and retain members and certificants. Dynamic Video Interactions for Increased Engagement. But what about in our member’s business lives?

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.18.19

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Maddie Grant and Jamie Notter have a new book coming out, The Non-Obvious Guide to Employee Engagement. Embracing Data and Technology to Increase Member Engagement (online and Washington DC).

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The Unexpected Problem with Your Association’s Online Learning Program (and How to Fix It)

Higher Logic

Education is a huge benefit associations can provide for their members, and online education is a great way of providing it. Chances are, if your association already has a well used online community, your member’s digital readiness gap isn’t enormous. Engagement Associations

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Why Should You Provide Continuing Education to Your Members?  

Web Courseworks Associations

Providing educational resources that allow your association members to advance their own careers is a great way to position your organization ahead of the competition. It also increases loyalty to your association when you provide more opportunities for your members.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.4.16

Reid All About it

Insights from the Global Engagement Index 2016: Strengthening Member & Customer Relations Globally. The Global Engagement Index (GEI) measures the performance, relationship strength and outcome of engagement tactics as seen through the eyes of associations’ customers and members.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.27.17

Reid All About it

The Halfway Rule ,” as explained by Amanda Kaiser at Smooth the Path, is one that no association should forget, especially when it comes to dealing with newer and younger members. Next Generation LMS: Apps, Authoring and Curation. Recruit and Retain Millennial Members.

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How the Association’s Technology Impacts Your Member’s Experience

Smooth The Path

What members come to expect from the technology they interact with in their personal lives they come to expect in their professional lives. What odd, inconvenient bugs in the association’s website, or AMS, or LMS, or other systems are tripping your members up?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.15.16

Reid All About it

Learn how to develop a winning social media brand strategy; leverage social media channels such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Snapchat; create fun, shareable social media campaigns; and engage with customers and influencers. Host: Engage.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.9.18

Reid All About it

MemberSuite shares the many different ways your association can collect and update member data throughout the membership journey. If you want to help your members connect, learn and improve their professional practices together, consider offering professional learning communities.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.23.18

Reid All About it

One of the most useful things you can do for your members or customers is to filter through all that crap and find the most valuable, relevant posts for them. Tue 2/27 at 8:30 a.m.* – Engaging Your Association’s Staff and Board in Your Corporate Partnership Program (Washington DC).

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Trends Impacting eLearning Solutions for Associations in 2017

WBT Systems

Educational offerings for not just members, but also the public at-large, will be a big revenue drive for associations.” They know that successful online communities can help them engage and inspire everyone. Increasing Learner Engagement with Gamification and Micro-Learning.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.14.17

Reid All About it

and how to get the right statistics to prevent national and chapter level members from leaving. and how to get the right statistics to prevent national and chapter level members from leaving. More info/register – free for Association Forum members only.

Growing Engagement through Multi-Generational Reach

YourMembership Blog

Working with over 4,300 associations worldwide, we often hear the same question, “how do we reach and engage millennials?” In order to thrive, your engagement strategy must expand to reach all age demographics. Discover how to engage all working generations at the same time.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.7.17

Reid All About it

If you’re wondering how AI will change the way your organization interacts with members and customers, check out this panel discussion (video) or its recap about the future of AI and the customer experience. They suggest ten additional and unconventional ways to get more value from your LMS.

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