Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

But with credentialing programs, MOOCs, conferences and other online offerings, associations can fill the skills gap. With an education system that is being disrupted, college students graduating with degrees that fail to provide them practical job skills and more adult and nontraditional learners than ever, associations stand at a crossroads,” Engel and Alcorn wrote. The education-to-employment system is broken and we need to understand why and what we can do to help,” Alcorn said.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

But with credentialing programs, MOOCs, conferences and other online offerings, associations can fill the skills gap. With an education system that is being disrupted, college students graduating with degrees that fail to provide them practical job skills and more adult and nontraditional learners than ever, associations stand at a crossroads,” Engel and Alcorn wrote. The education-to-employment system is broken and we need to understand why and what we can do to help,” Alcorn said.

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Challenges and Opportunities for Association Education Programs

WBT Systems

It is well worth reading for any association that is reviewing its current education offering for members or considering implementing new technologies, such as an association learning management system. By targeting millennials in particular with a membership offering including education or certification programs that provide opportunities for professional growth, associations can attract a younger membership to ensure the future stability and growth of the organization.

The Many Benefits of Selling Online Education to Corporate Members

WBT Systems

Even MOOCs have caught on. Everyone appreciates an employer who invests in your professional development, but according to research , millennials value training and development more than any other job benefit, including cash bonuses and flexible working hours. The post The Many Benefits of Selling Online Education to Corporate Members appeared first on WBT Systems. The global corporate online training market is expected to grow by nearly 10% annually over the next five years.

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