Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

skills gap ” problem. So increasingly, non-profit associations must compete in a “for-profit” manner to win business for their continuing education programs. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? Skills Gap” Solutions. Associations can lead the way and solve the skills gap.

Challenges and Opportunities for Association Education Programs

WBT Systems

In this post, we have collected some articles that we think will be interesting for associations, and that touch on some of the challenges and opportunities for association education programs today.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

If you don’t fully understand your audience’s learning needs, preferences and behaviors, your program is at risk. How did you do that? The instructional designer in me is doing backflips… JEN: Yes! Then we identified gaps. TopClass has that capability.

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3 Ways an Online Community Enhances Learning

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They do this through a variety of platforms including websites, social media, email, and increasingly through online communities. They know that successful online communities can help them engage and inspire everyone — customers, partners, members and prospects.”.

Help Your Members Across the Digital Readiness Gap

WBT Systems

But even when people have access to the web, another type of digital divide may present a challenge to associations with online learning programs—a digital readiness gap. If the target market for your educational programs is on the wrong side of this gap, you need to know and you need a plan for bridging the gap. Who’s participated in F2F programs but not in online programs? Using an LMS to Bridge the Digital Readiness Gap.

Podcast 14: Managing Nonprofit Member Education at The Land Trust Alliance

Talented Learning

Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: As many people know, I live on a farm, so conservation and natural resources are a big part of my life. But I didn’t know about land trusts until I met you four years ago, Mary. How do you do that? What other types of interests do you serve?

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