Why Associations Need Leadership Training During the COVID-19 Pandemic

TOPYX LMS

As of mid-March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic had caused 56 percent of associations to cancel or postpone a face-to-face meeting, with sixty-five percent of respondents who canceled an event lacking the insurance coverage necessary to cover those incurred costs.

Ask the Association Veteran Anything – October 2020

Blue Sky eLearn

The post Ask the Association Veteran Anything – October 2020 appeared first on Blue Sky eLearn. Recently, Blue Sky’s VP of Continuing Education Solutions , Amanda Davis, sat down with our clients and prospects to answer their questions.

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How LMS Training Increases Volunteer Productivity for Associations

TOPYX LMS

Volunteers are critical to the success of an association. Associations that fully utilize volunteers can operate at nearly half the average budget of those that don’t.¹ To make better use of your own volunteers, use an association LMS to deliver online volunteer training, that increases productivity. LMS for Associations Association Training

Association Learning System Rankings

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The Association market is by far, IMO, one of the top three markets, that as a vendor, you should be in. In the past, I’ve always listed the association mkt within the B2B/Customer Education, because it does fit nicely within. Before diving into the rankings and the explanation on this new approach to rankings, here are some interesting factoids about the association space. There are Professional (which most folks are aware of) and Trade associations.

From Surviving to Thriving: Returning to what science says about how we think, work, and learn

Speaker: Clark Quinn, Ph.D., Author and Executive Director of Quinnovation

The pandemic and associated upheavals of 2020 has led to both the need and opportunity to rethink how we think, work, and learn. Being forced to distance, we took emergency steps to build mechanisms that supported remote-learning, with an emphasis on elearning and virtual training. The consensus suggests that our existing elearning and training weren’t as well-received as we hoped. Our efforts to rely on elearning more and translate training to virtual experiences weren’t well-designed. The underlying reason is that we’re not well aligned with how our brains really work! In this session, Dr. Quinn will also go over the implications for learning and working effectively both in general and in this new era. Come see what L&D can, and should, do to help transform organizations to work smarter (and wiser).

3 Signs Your Association Needs Different LMS Software

TOPYX LMS

there are over 80,000 professional associations that provide continuing education on some level. 1 Many of these associations deliver continued education with a learning management system. Association Training Corporate LMS Trade Association SoftwareIn the U.S.,

LMS Selection: 7 Features Associations Need

Web Courseworks

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. But how do associations accomplish this? Learning management systems have taken over how associations distribute and generate revenue from their professional development materials. But like everything else, not all association LMS platforms are created equal.

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.

Content Curation & Association Education Strategy

Web Courseworks

In the Learning & Development world there has been a lot of buzz recently around content curation and the skills associated with being a curator. National associations or “communities of practice” have been in the business of content curation for many years: publishing journals, books containing the community’s body of knowledge, and face to face educational sessions. The post Content Curation & Association Education Strategy appeared first on Web Courseworks.

Association Learning Technology

Web Courseworks

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. Part of this advancement of our identity that we are especially excited to share is this new blog dedicated to sharing insights and industry news related to association learning technology. Association Learning Technology

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

CourseArc Announces Partnership with Griffin-Hammis Associates

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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. About Griffin-Hammis Associates.

Let’s Get Small: Professional Microlearning for Associations

Web Courseworks

” to “how can I implement microlearning into my existing technologies at my association?” ” Find out how microlearning is being used in associations today and where you can expect to see it in the future. The post Let’s Get Small: Professional Microlearning for Associations appeared first on Web Courseworks. Whitepapers AMS Association eLearning association learning elearning LMS microlearning trainingDownload Now.

How Can Your Association Build a Successful Learning Program? Top Tips

Talented Learning

Association professionals, what’s the best advice you’ve heard about how to develop and deliver great instructional programs? Today, we feature ideas for non-profit and association leaders. The post How Can Your Association Build a Successful Learning Program?

Game Based Learning: Is It Appropriate For My Association?

Association eLearning

In fact, the average age of a video gamer is 35 – a key demographic we’d all like to include in our association’s ranks, right? Why are games so popular, and how can we leverage gamification for association learning? So, it’s no surprise that so many associations are exploring game-based learning experiences for their members. According to BigFish games, 58% of Americans play video games , with 68% of that population older than 18.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

5 Benefits of an LMS for Associations

TOPYX LMS

The best professional associations offer member benefits that directly improve their members': opportunities for networking, education, scholarships and certifications that support members and help to advance the industry as a whole. Many professional associations offer training for members, in a traditional or classroom setting, or through the distribution of study materials used to prepare for certification exams. LMS Learning Management System LMS for Associations

Association Webinars: Not Just for Continuing Education

Blue Sky eLearn

Our Blue Sky eLearn team spends a lot of time working with clients producing webinars associated with continuing education for their members. Volunteers are often the lifeblood of a growing association, so it’s important to build upon their initial excitement as well! This can cover exciting new hire introductions, updates on industry standards, and general updates on how the association is doing and ne w initiatives the association has going on.

3 Ways Associations Can Use Social Learning to Increase Member Engagement and Revenue

TOPYX LMS

Associations often struggle to retain members for several reasons, one of the most pressing of which is member engagement. When members become disengaged, they often cancel their memberships, decreasing association revenue. LMS for Associations

Association LMS Buying Companion

Talented Learning

But for association professionals, August brings another kind of opportunity. Many are designed to help associations educate their members more effectively and to develop an ecommerce training business. If you’re an association decision maker, how do you decide which learning technologies are the best fit for your particular needs? I hope this virtual “Association LMS Buyers Companion” helps you before, during and after the ASAE conference.

From Sales Enablement to Sales Performance: Moving the Needle on the Metrics That Matter

Speaker: Mike Kunkle, Founder & Sales Transformation Architect, Transforming Sales Results LLC

More than 8 analyst firms, the Association for Talent Development, and the Sales Enablement Society have all defined “sales enablement” – each slightly differently. In hundreds of organizations, the sales enablement function is run differently, with a different focus, responsibilities, and initiatives. To make matters worse, according to a 2017 study by CSO Insights, “Sales enablement is a growing trend, but sales performance is not improving. Clearly, something is missing.”

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. For members of DirectEmployers Association, we include a handful of content with their membership.

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. Because of the low-flat subscription fee for a full-featured LMS with absolutely no user fees, TOPYX has become a popular choice for associations and nonprofits. See more reasons why TOPYX LMS is perfect for associations.

How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

According to the most recent IRS reports, nearly 64,000 professional and trade associations are based in the U.S. I found out several months ago, when I hosted a roundtable with leaders from two prominent member-based organizations – Kevin Pierce , Manager of Digital Learning at The American Academy of Dermatology and Jake Gold , Director of Education at The Community Associations Institute. In 1970, there were only 10,000 associations representing 2 million residents.

Marketing Your Association to Millennials: Make it Social

Association eLearning

Yet associations and organizations are slow to capitalize on these advertising venues assuming them to be unprofessional and lacking in their target audiences. So here are the facts, if you want to market your association to millennials, make it social. This generation of young professionals needs the bridge skills your association provides. As an association you probably take pictures of your events, certificates, and members.

5 Tips to Engage Gen Z and Millennial eLearners in 2020 and Beyond

Speaker: Nick DiMaso, Learning Content Manager and Technologist at BenchPrep

If 2020 hasn’t radically changed your approach to your learning program, it’s time to get in the digital learning game or risk being left behind. But if you’re searching for current, new ways to engage people online and keep your business thriving, look to your youngest learners. In the next 5 years, Millennials will comprise 75% of the workforce, and Gen Z is right behind them. To future-proof your learning program, make sure your content is designed with these young professional learners in mind.

Valuing Your Association’s eLearning: Tips for Pricing Membership Education

Association eLearning

How do you decide what is a fair price for your association’s eLearning? The first consideration you should make when pricing your association’s online learning is how much value it offers your members. When content is interactive and audience specific, it helps drive the perceived value to learners and can yield a higher return for the association. Look to see if another association, university or training provider offers a similar course.

Measuring Your Association’s eLearning ROI

Association eLearning

There is a lot of talk about the return on investment (ROI) of eLearning within the corporate training and development world, but less emphasis is put on this performance indicator in the association space. Still, whether your organization is not-for-profit (or what I prefer to call “for purpose”) or not, it’s important to understand where your eLearning investment is most impactful and how it has helped your association meet its goals. What’s your association’s potential?

Supplementary Software for Your Association LMS: 5 Tips

Web Courseworks

Your association LMS, or learning management system, helps your members develop valuable professional skills and progress in their careers by providing them with the courses they need to grow. You want to do everything you can to facilitate and keep track of your members’ progress as they use your association LMS. You may be using an association management system (AMS) to manage your members in addition to using an association LMS to offer them continuing education courses.

ELearning Association Local Chapters

LearnDash

Association for Talent Development (ATD) - Formerly the American Society for Training & Development, ATD is one of the world’s largest associations dedicated to the world of training and elearning. Many professionals choose to be part of both ATD and ISPI as they are the leading associations in this space. If you are involved in the elearning industry then chances are you wouldn’t mind connecting with other professionals who share the same passion.

Agile Microlearning Explained

is able to create multiple associations and exercise the. COGNITIVE SCIENCE BEHIND OTTOLEARN v1.1

Trade Association Software: Do You Need a Built-In LMS or Best-of-Breed Software?

TOPYX LMS

A learning management system (LMS) provides a great deal of value for an association. Some of the benefits of an LMS for associations include on-demand training, course variety, collaborative learning opportunities, tools to create SME training, and cost savings. Many associations use trade association software that typically features a built-in LMS. LMS Software LMS benefits Trade Association Software

Top 10 Association LMS Features – 2020 Edition

Talented Learning

Prior to 2020, many associations relied heavily on in-person tradeshows, seminars and on-site training because they were historically popular offerings for both the association and the member. Over the last decade many associations slowly started to transform their offering to include some of their education, but rarely all their education, certifications and test prep online via an LMS. Many associations are discovering they are now behind their for-profit competitors.

eLearning for Associations – If It’s Worthwhile They Will Come and 5 Tips to Keep Them Coming Back

Association eLearning

Many association members or potential members face economic or family situations that make continuing their education critical for them to find a better life. As association professionals, we need to provide the learning that can serve these basic needs. So, in this post, I’d like to offer five tips that can help drive traffic to your association eLearning, and keep those learner coming back for more. For many of us, education and learning are a passion.

What Differentiates an Association LMS from the Other Online Learning Platforms?

TOPYX LMS

Like other types of organizations, associations are making the switch from traditional learning to online learning. Out of 360,000 trade associations across the country, 7,000 were affected by a shift in training priorities to eLearning, according to Learning Solutions Magazine. Association Training LMS for Associations

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

to associate that content with the pre-existing schema in their brains, helping them to. 12 Ways to Get the Most. Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect. from a modern authoring tool?

3 Types of Association Software that Help Small Teams Do More With Less

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If there’s one thing an association needs more of, its resources - funding, staff, and tools - so they can deliver more value to members. Association software can help, providing multi-purpose tools that both ease the burden on staff members and provide value that brings in new members and convinces current members to renew. LMS for Associations Association Training

How to Get Back Your Association Mojo

WBT Systems

How to Get Back Your Association Mojo. Read more about How to Get Back Your Association Mojo

Association LMS Buyers Companion – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

But association executives look forward to August for a very different reason. ASAE is also the place to be if you’re interested in new association learning technology. WEBINARS – In-depth sessions featuring association community pace-setters. Read highlights and listen to complete 30-minute interviews from The Talented Learning Show : 1) How are associations transforming certification? Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association.

How to Leverage eLearning Software to Grow Your Association this Year

TOPYX LMS

In 2017, an estimated 50 percent of associations said they didn’t experience membership growth.¹ That’s not because the hype about associations being on the decline is true. Associations have incredible growth potential, they simply aren’t leveraging all the tools or strategies at their disposal effectively. There are many strategies associations could use to increase their membership numbers, and you’ve likely already tried a number of them.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

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. Results-Driven. Curriculum. PA G E 5 1 Create a project. charter.