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Why Hire an Online Learning Business Consultant

Web Courseworks

A business partner of mine who had owned a construction company once asked me why national associations would pay for Web Courseworks consultants to help them explore expanding their eLearning learning offerings. Association staff often wear several hats and are understaffed.

Consulting Services

Web Courseworks

The CourseStage consulting team affords expertise from multiple sectors to organizations that offer online education to professional learners. We are association learning technology developers. So we’ve come to know a thing or two about professional development learning programs for associations, medical societies, and other member-based professional groups. The post Consulting Services appeared first on Web Courseworks.

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Hire an eLearning Consultant

Web Courseworks

This is when you consider how consultants may be beneficial. CEO, Jon Aleckson , explains that Web Courseworks takes a three-phased approach when consulting his clients. The environment scan phase looks at the external market: who the associations competition is, what the target market wants, if there is a market for the content being provided, what type of pricing structure to have, etc. What to Look for When Choosing an Learning Business Consultant.

TOPYX a Top LMS Solution for Associations

TOPYX LMS

TalentedLearning.com recently announced that TOPYX learning management system (LMS) made the Top 10 Association LMS Solutions in the World. Over 100 LMSs were reviewed to determine the top learning management solutions for associations of all sizes. Talented Learning, led by CEO, John Leh, is a research and consulting organization dedicated to the advancement of enterprise learning technology solutions. LMS & eLearning

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

eLearning—and it looks great and seems to tick all the. are the associated symptoms? XYZ Fire Association is a network of. The association’s mission is to provide. Developing a. Results-Driven. Curriculum. 3C O N T E N T S Contents Introduction PA G E 4 Five Steps to a.

What Do I Need in an LMS? I’m Looking to Market and Sell eLearning.

Association eLearning

Let’s say you’re an association. You know you need an LMS. But “FIDDLESTICKS” (Yes, I said fiddlesticks, this is a professional blog people) you exclaim as you ask yourself “What do I need in an LMS?”. This means you’ll need an ecommerce system built into your LMS. The Knowledge Direct LMS has an ecommerce system built in allowing credit card payments through Stripe credit card processing. Looking for a new LMS? The post What Do I Need in an LMS?

Software for Associations | 15 Platforms to Consider

Web Courseworks

Your association is responsible for creating engagement opportunities—from continuing education courses to conferences and events—to help your members grow in their careers and meet like-minded professionals in related fields. Association management encompasses all activities related to achieving these goals, including program development, member communications, and recruitment. Association Management System (AMS) Software for Associations.

Association Learning Technology

Web Courseworks

Web Courseworks is a learning technologies and consulting company. The new brand came to a head for Web Courseworks as we prepared for the roll-out of the new version of our LMS, CourseStage, and progression as industry leaders in the learning technologies and association managed services markets. Our blog inspirations come from things we care about in association learning technology that also matter directly to you. Association Learning Technology

CourseArc Announces Partnership with Griffin-Hammis Associates

CourseArc

Griffin-Hammis Associates (GHA), a nationally recognized leader in Customized Employment training and technical assistance, announces the upcoming release of its newly revised Certified Business and Technical Assistance Consultant (CBTAC) course. based eLearning content creation platform. AA compliant and integrates into any Learning Management System (LMS). About Griffin-Hammis Associates.

4 Ways to Increase Non-Dues Revenue

Web Courseworks

Do you currently manage an eLearning department at an association? There are steps you can take to make sure you have the appropriate assets and knowledge base to make your eLearning Business a success. Here are the four main components that make an eLearning business thrive or dive. If you want a healthy eLearning curriculum for your learners you will want to focus your research and development on: Where is your eLearning content coming from?

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

That was the goal when the DirectEmployers Association (DE) envisioned its new learning portal, DE Academy. Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: Tell us about the DirectEmployers Association. We want DirectEmployers Association to be the go-to solution for contractors who need OFCCP compliance and talent acquisition information, resources and support. JEN: That’s where our consultant Carla Downing came in. Fortunately, TopClass lets non-members register directly in the LMS.

Education and Marketing – Why the Two Must Team for Success in eLearning

Association eLearning

Even in a small association there is generally someone responsible for marketing and another person in charge of education and professional development. This is generally a good thing and ensures expertise in a particular area, whether it is marketing your association’s conferences and membership or designing certification programs and managing your association’s learning management system (LMS). All of the successful associations had these three things in common: 1.

Association LMS Selection Guru, Jeff Cobb, to Host Webinar

Web Courseworks

Jeff Cobb has recently added webinars and C-level breakfasts to round out his consultation offerings to the Association space. His upcoming webinar, entitled “ Essentials of LMS Selection: Getting It Right the First Time ,” is slated for March 17 th. I am thrilled that Jeff and Celisa had the can-do spirit to build a research and consulting practice dedicated to Association eLearning.

Associations: Should You Move to a New LMS for Continuing Education?

Talented Learning

It also means that independent learning technology consultants like me are enjoying pretty good job security these days.). For example, consider the association segment of the LMS industry. Only a few years ago I was writing about how smart associations were adopting LMS technology as a foundation for continuing education programs. Does this mean your association should part ways with your current learning management system?

Association LMS Report & the Entrepreneurial Jeff Cobb

Web Courseworks

recently released a report focused on learning management systems for associations. Full disclosure: Web Courseworks’ LMS called CourseStage is one of the featured systems in the report. I am writing about the LMS Report because it is an invaluable guide for associations considering a business model involving eLearning. He successfully sold his business in 2005 and formed Tagoras, a consulting and research firm in 2009 with his wife Celisa.

What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

As an independent learning systems consultant , I’m often asked to share my opinion about what’s happening in the LMS market. At that time, I promised to share additional thoughts about what these trends mean for LMS buyers and sellers. Keep in mind that I view the LMS landscape through an extended enterprise lens. Regardless of whether you’re an LMS buyer, seller or user, I hope you’ll find this Q&A helpful.

Custom Content vs Off the Shelf

Association eLearning

In a prior post, we asked, “ what comes first, the LMS or the content ?Today If you’d like to discuss your organization’s specific needs and the approach that is right for you, contact us for a consultation. Today we ask, “which is better, off the shelf vs custom content ?”” Determining the best option for your organization is not an easy task. Certainly, there are pros and cons to both choices. Questions of budget and staff weigh into this decision heavily.

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

“ The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm ”, a recently published whitepaper, outlines the potential for Associations to lead a much needed change in the current education industry. The authors of this whitepaper make a compelling case for associations to step in and bridge the growing education-to-employment gap by offering alternative, affordable, industry specific education programs for professional development and credentialing.

The Extended LMS – The John Leh Report

Web Courseworks

John Leh runs a firm called Talented Learning and he is quite the talented guy when it comes to speaking about Extended Enterprise LMS. Talented Learning is a news, research and consulting organization dedicated to the advancement of all aspects of extended enterprise learning technology solutions. This interview will take a closer look at John’s background in eLearning management and success. He explains the LMS report in this next clip.

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

Associations around the world face a common challenge — how to remain relevant and expand their footprint in their particular domain. Before the rise of social media and cloud computing, associations competed to attract new members — but only in a subtle “non-profit” sort of way. Associations face fierce competition from academic institutions, for-profit training companies and even individual subject matter experts. This is where associations and digital badges come in.

Podcast 11: Top Association Technology Trends ? With Tamer Ali of Community Brands

Talented Learning

With two decades of proven success in developing and delivering continuing education solutions, Tamer is my go-to source for insight into cutting-edge association technology trends. These are the drivers for association technology trends in 2018. Successful associations are gaining significant leverage from integrating traditionally disparate assets – systems, data and content. What are the biggest challenges associations face in 2018? The LMS is not going to die.

Is your Association a Learning Organization?

WBT Systems

Is your association a learning organization? Do any of these themes sound familiar to your association? Though the label of ‘learning organization’ is more usually applied to corporate organizations, the concept is becoming more relevant to associations, especially in light of several recently published whitepapers that highlight the need for changes in the provision of continuing professional education and the levels of technology usage by association members.

LMS Review: Docebo 7

Talented Learning

See More Vendors in our LMS Directory. The Docebo LMS has come a long way since we first reviewed it in 2014. Here was my assessment at that time: Docebo is an excellent option for your first or second internal or extended enterprise LMS. It can manage elearning, ILT, dozens of languages, social integration, gamification, virtual classrooms and ecommerce. Docebo has built a pure cloud LMS that now supports over 1200 customers. (By See the Video LMS Review.

LMS: Further Due Diligence

Your Training Edge

You can probably take a deep breath after your selection of LMS vendors has been made. During the time period between the selection and the signing of contracts, start moving forward on conducting some final due diligence in relation to the LMS, its functionality, its specifications, and the vendor. When you begin your own contract review, look for the general specifications of your organization’s LMS setup, as well as the functions you plan to purchase and use.

LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

If you follow my writing — even casually — you know how excited I am about the direction of LMS innovation and its ability to help organizations create business value. Unlike those who think learning management systems (LMS) are largely irrelevant or are back office systems, I see tremendous value and potential everywhere I look. That’s where modern learning technology is thriving, making a measurable difference and where LMS innovation is rampant.

The Extended LMS – The John Leh Report

Web Courseworks

John Leh runs a firm called Talented Learning and he is quite the talented guy when it comes to speaking about Extended Enterprise LMS. Talented Learning is a news, research and consulting organization dedicated to the advancement of all aspects of extended enterprise learning technology solutions. This interview will take a closer look at John’s background in eLearning management and success. He explains the LMS report in this next clip.

Are You Going to the ATD International Conference and Expo?

Association eLearning

Digitec now offers learning technology , content , and consulting. eLearning News Learning Management Systems Training and Development Uncategorized ATD 2017 ATD International eLearning elearning courses elearning design elearning development learning management system learning management systems lms LMS selection online course Online Learning top lms training training and development

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

Talented Learning

Specifically, today we focus on top learning and certification solutions used by trade and professional associations , mission-driven non-profits, commercial training providers, trade schools and subject matter experts. Associations and continuing education companies must attract, engage and sell to people who voluntarily choose to consume instructional content. 2019 Awards List: Best Continuing Education & Association Learning Systems. Blue Sky eLearn.

2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

But which 2020 LMS trends really deserve your attention? But now, let’s start with the issues and opportubities at the top of my watch list… 2020 Extended Enterprise LMS Predictions. For years, fresh variations on an LMS theme have been popping up in every imaginable niche.

Is Your LMS License Model Misaligned? How to Avoid Costly Mistakes

Talented Learning

Making Sense of LMS License Models. Throughout the last month, I’ve reviewed 12 RFP responses for 3 different LMS business scenarios: association learning, commercial training and corporate channel/customer education. These buying organizations are working with us as LMS selection consultants to define their learning technology requirements, identify the best vendor options and then conduct a formal proposal-based buying process.

LMS Demo Do’s and Don’ts

Talented Learning

. In the last two weeks as an LMS selection consultant, I have been on the receiving end of 24 hours of live LMS demos from eight different vendors. The vendors were competing for two unique, extended enterprise LMS opportunities. LMS Buyer Background. The buyer anticipates increase in channel partner sales, new stream of revenue from sale of content and decrease in time to market for new products to “pay” for the new LMS. LMS Demo Do’s.

The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

Talented Learning

Rather, they are educated guesses about learning technology trends, based on our continuous market research, our consulting interactions with countless LMS buyers and sellers and more than 20 years of experience we’ve accumulated in the learning industry. So, with our feet firmly planted in the fertile soil of LMS innovation, here are the 15 trends we think are most likely to shape learning technology this year… #15 The LMS Will Never Die.

Continuing Education Providers: What’s Your Recipe for LMS Success?

Talented Learning

Associations , commercial training companies, academic institutions, and subject matter experts everywhere are competing for their slice of today’s lucrative CE pie. If you want to dig right into my “LMS essentials” for continuing education providers, feel free to jump to the list below. What Role Does an LMS Play in Continuing Education? Both kinds of LMS are designed to manage content and learner-related information. Need Proven LMS Selection Guidance?

Podcast 10: The New Face of Nonprofit Leadership Development – With Meera Chary of Bridgespan

Talented Learning

And how is this innovative concept helping consulting firms extend their reach? Bridgespan is one of the world’s premier nonprofit management consulting firms that empowers mission-driven organizations and philanthropists to accelerate social change. KEY TAKEAWAYS: Innovative learning technology is helping consulting firms provide high-value advisory services to a much broader audience. It really goes beyond individual elearning.

Learning Journeys: Destination Success

Association eLearning

This LMS makes coffee and kisses your kids goodnight. How does this take your entry level sales associate, for example, and turn them into a top performer? You can track your employees’ progress, pull reports, and manage the journey from behind the steering wheel of the Knowledge Direct LMS. The Digitec Interactive team will always be there as learning consultants and guides, like a GPS.

Digitec Welcomes New Knowledge Direct LMS Partners

Association eLearning

Visioning Healthcare, the leading provider of consulting and education for safe patient handling, has selected the Digitec Knowledge Direct learning management system for its continuing education and recertification programs. With the addition of the company’s new online learning portal, Visioning Healthcare will make the transition from instructor-led, classroom-based training to eLearning. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013.

Interview with a Veteran LMS Administrator

Web Courseworks

Connie is the Director of Student Services at the Credit Union National Association, otherwise known as CUNA. She has performed all of the roles related to an LMS administrator, including handling all the general LMS functionality and setup needs for member credit unions, as well as handling all upgrades and related projects. Connie also maintains all ongoing relationships with CUNA’s LMS vendor. Connie utilized what I would typically call a “corporate LMS.”

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

The arrival of a new year means we have new eLearning predictions to reveal! We also think that extended enterprise LMS solutions will allow corporations to expand training opportunities and license to external, third-party audiences. Before we unpack all five of our latest industry predictions, I want to take a moment to recap our past eLearning predictions from 2013 and 2014. What all that said, here are our eLearning predictions for 2015.

How does an LMS affect skills training in an organization?  

Creativ Technologies

eLearning has become a quintessential training need of the modern-day worker. Hence, every company must either reimburse them for the costs of such certifications to earn their loyalty or organize an LMS for in-house skills training program.

ACEHP: Demonstrating the Value of an LMS

Web Courseworks

One of the Alliance discussions will be led by a panel consisting of experts on association education and learning platforms. They will be discussing, “Demonstrating the Value of an LMS: A Basic Introduction to Learning Management Systems from a CEhp Perspective.”. The presentation is geared towards health professionals who are at the beginning stages of deciding whether to adopt a Learning Management System (LMS) into their personal or association’s continuing education needs.