WBT Systems Sponsors PersoniFest 2017

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WBT Systems is proud to sponsor PersoniFest 2017, hosted by Personify, April 2-5, in San Diego, California. WBT Systems has been has been helping Associations to build and improve their education and certification programs since 1995. With our standard integration between TopClass LMS and Personify360 , we provide Personify users the power to get the most out of their learning programs.

Meet WBT Systems in Austin for PersoniFest 2018!

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Hosted by Personify , this conference will run from April 8-11 and provide users of Personify360 and Small World Community the opportunity to “discover resources and solutions for automating processes, increasing profits and of course, optimizing relationships with your constituents” WBT Systems helps associations to build and deliver world-class education and certification programs with TopClass, the #1 Association Learning Management System.

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

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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. This award honors the learning solution vendor which best caters for the unique and varied requirements of associations that provide education and certification programs for their members. WBT Systems team recognized for industry-leading skills.

WBT Systems Enhances Social Learning for Professionals with New TopClass LMS Release

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Major update to TopClass learning management system offers enhanced social learning capability for association, continuing education, and corporate training programs, with more rewarding and diverse learning experiences that increase engagement. WBT Systems developed these new features based on the feedback of current clients , who were offered the opportunity to provide input into the design and functionality.

Podcast 9: Association LMS Trends – With Linda Bowers of WBT Systems

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Linda is Chief Technology Officer at WBT Systems , a Dublin-based software company that focuses exclusively on association learning and certification solutions. KEY TAKEAWAYS: Many associations are seeking new sources of revenue from training and certification programs. For example, more organizations are offering certification programs and tying them to their learning programs and core offerings. So how would Company ABC get users in the system?

2018 eLearning AWARD for LMS presented to WBT Systems Ltd. and Miele & Cie. KG by eLearning Journal

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KG), Frank Siepmann (eLearning Journal) and Linda Bowers (WBT Systems). The 2018 eLearning AWARD in the category for ‘Learning Management System’ (LMS) has been awarded to the project partners WBT Systems and Miele & Cie. A Global Solution – Integrated Enterprise Learning Management System . After this, WBT Systems was selected as a suitable LMS partner, that could support a global roll-out.

Driving Results at 7th Annual Higher Logic Super Forum

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WBT Systems is delighted to be a Platinum Sponsor of the 7th Annual Higher Logic Super Forum , taking place in Arlington, VA, November 14-15. Gilles Defer and Mike Bourassa will be representing WBT Systems and will be demonstrating our award-winning Learning Management System for Associations , TopClass, which is fully integrated with the Higher Logic platform. The post Driving Results at 7th Annual Higher Logic Super Forum appeared first on WBT Systems.

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Explore TopClass LMS at ASI Europe Insight Day 2016

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WBT Systems is delighted to announce their sponsorship of the ASI Europe Insight Day hosted by Advanced Solutions International (ASI), October 19, 2016. WBT Systems has been has been helping Associations to build and improve their education and certification programs for over 20 years. With our trusted, comprehensive, standard integration between TopClass LMS and iMIS , we provide iMIS users with the power to get the most out of their learning programs.

Using Digital Credentials to Close the Skills Gap: Webinar

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Join Talented Learning CEO and Lead Analyst, John Leh, and WBT Systems CTO, Linda Bowers, as they explore six digital badge fundamentals. How some associations are already succeeding with digital badge programs. Linda Bowers is CTO of WBT Systems, an association LMS provider, where she is responsible for all technical aspects of product planning, development, testing and delivery. Today’s workforce is caught in a relentless skills gap that grows wider each year.

Discover how to Engage Learners with TopClass LMS at iNNOVATIONS 2017

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WBT Systems is proud to sponsor iNNOVATIONS 2017 , hosted by Advanced Solutions International (ASI) in Orlando, Florida on March 8-9. TopClass LMS is seamlessly integrated with iMIS engagement management system, to provide a flexible, comprehensive solution for education and certification programs for enhanced member engagement. The post Discover how to Engage Learners with TopClass LMS at iNNOVATIONS 2017 appeared first on WBT Systems.

Collaborate, Discover, Explore Learning at ASAE Tech 2016

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WBT Systems will be exhibiting our award-winning TopClass Learning Management System and association learning solutions at Booth #615 during ASAE Tech 2016 , December 13-14. Enhance your education programs with social and collaborative learning features in the new TopClass 10 LMS. Facilitate collaborative learning for online and blended programs with enhanced social profiles, groups and discussion forums.

Connect with TopClass LMS at 2017 NiUG New Orleans Conference

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WBT Systems is delighted to be an official partner of the 2017 NiUG New Orleans Conference , hosted by NiUG International , May 22-24. WBT Systems has been has been helping Associations to build and improve their education and certification programs since 1995. With our standard integration between TopClass LMS and iMIS , we provide iMIS users the power to get the most out of their learning programs.

Learn with iMIS and TopClass LMS at the 2018 NiUG Greater Chicago Conference

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WBT Systems is delighted to be an official strategic partner of the 2018 NiUG Greater Chicago Conference , hosted by NiUG International , April 4-6, in Rosemont, Illinois. WBT Systems are very excited to partner with NiUG for this event and our representative, Mike, will be there to meet the NiUG community and answer all your Association eLearning questions. WBT Systems has been a proud supporter and strategic partner of NiUG International for years.

Discover your new TopClass LMS at NiUG Discovery 2016!

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WBT Systems is delighted to announce their sponsorship of the NiUG Discovery 2016 Conference , hosted by NiUG International , April 11-13. WBT Systems has been has been helping Associations to build and improve their education and certification programs since 1995. With our standard integration between TopClass LMS and iMIS , we provide iMIS users the power to get the most out of their learning programs. appeared first on WBT Systems.

Successful Learning Management System Implementation eBook

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Recently, eLearning Industry invited WBT Systems to contribute to the publication of a free eBook which addresses one of the biggest concerns faced by organizations – the complexity and difficulty of Learning Management System implementation. A new LMS implementation or migration to a new system can be quite disruptive to an organization. Who needs to be involved in the Learning Management System implementation project?

Essential Steps BEFORE Planning for an LMS Implementation

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It’s during this time of evaluation that the organization’s learning management system (LMS) can come under scrutiny. If it is felt that the current LMS is not up to meeting the requirements of the organization, a search for a new system is started, and the planning begins… The first step to a successful LMS implementation is planning. A new LMS implementation or migration to a new system can be quite disruptive to an organization.

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Which Association Learning Trends Predictions Came True in 2016?

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As the year has unfolded, it has been interesting to watch which of these association learning trends have manifested themselves and become important to associations that are looking to enhance and extend their education and certification programs. 4 Ways Education Programs Increase Value for Association Members. Successful Learning Management System Implementation eBook. appeared first on WBT Systems.

Top Technology Strategy Tips for NiUG Discovery

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For any association executives looking for new technology solutions for learning, engagement, or community, or seeking to change to a new system, there will also be a range of trusted vendors to choose from at the Exhibitor Showcase. WBT Systems has been a proud supporter and partner of NiUG International for years. WBT Systems will be exhibiting our learning solutions for Associations in the Exhibitor Showcase, during NiUG Discovery 2016.

New Year Resolution: Invest in Association Learning Technology

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Back at the office, this process is paralleled as the new year kick-starts strategic planning sessions to set goals for association management, covering everything from membership growth and retention to updating education and certification programs. Whether your association is planning to launch new education or certification programs, or revitalize and restructure existing programs, our suggestion for your new year resolution is to invest in association learning technology.

How to Make the Most of ASAE Annual Expo 2016

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For any association executives looking for new technology solutions, or seeking to change to a new system, there will be a huge range of solution providers to choose from. If you are looking for any new technology solutions, such as association learning management systems or other technologies, the ASAE Annual Expo 2016 is a great place to do your research and to shortlist vendors you would like to engage with further after the show to learn more.

Enhance eLearning Assessment to Maintain Learner Engagement

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Here, WBT Systems’ Lead User Experience and Design Architect, James Sheil , talks us through how to enhance eLearning assessments easily with multimedia. Screenshots from the examples shown are based on the WBT Systems ‘ TopClass LMS online content editor. The post Enhance eLearning Assessment to Maintain Learner Engagement appeared first on WBT Systems.

How to Sunset an Educational Program

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Only 30 minutes in and your highly energetic committee members have already come up with several new online learning program ideas. Since some of your courses have been around forever, you wonder if it might be time to sunset an educational program or two. When an organization has limited resources, you can’t afford to invest time and money into educational programs—online courses, certifications, or conferences—that no longer meet the needs of your target audiences.

What makes an Association Education Program Successful?

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With such diversity, how do you determine what makes an association education program successful? Believe it or not, determining success often begins before the education program is even launched. This way you will have a blueprint for evaluating the success of your education program once it has been launched. Your requirements list will help you to list the metrics by which you will measure the success of the technologies and resources you will use to deliver your program.

10 Benefits of Outsourcing Instructional Design for eLearning Programs

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Yet, many associations continue to have staff and volunteer subject matter experts (SMEs) design and develop online learning programs because that’s been the default mode of operation. Instructional designers (IDs) design and develop online and face-to-face educational programs: courses, curriculums, workshops, sessions, and training materials. It’s the SME’s job (or volunteer duty) to be a resource for the ID while they design the program. #4:

How to Build an Online Learning Sponsorship Program

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An online learning sponsorship program offers more than insert a sponsor’s logo on a webinar slide or displaying their advertising in a sidebar. With their participation you can subsidize program expenses or provide a selection of programs to members at little or no cost while helping industry partners connect with their target audience. As industry experts, sponsors can bring value to your online learning programs by helping learners achieve their goals.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

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If you don’t fully understand your audience’s learning needs, preferences and behaviors, your program is at risk. About 97% of these member organizations are government contractors that must meet Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) requirements. I’m sure most of your listeners are familiar with the ADDIE instructional systems design model. On the systems side, you mentioned Storyline and Captivate.

Don’t Undervalue Association Training Programs!

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A good starting point for determining the cost of an online course or program may be to consider the comparable charge for attending a face-to-face version of the course, and then price the online session at a percentage.You will also need to factor in any fees and charges associated with content development, as you need to ensure that at a minimum, your costs are covered. 8 Quick Tips to boost eLearning Revenue “ The post Don’t Undervalue Association Training Programs!

Association LMS Buyers Companion – 2019 Edition

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But with so many options, how can you select the right solution for your continuing education programs? So why not take an independent learning systems advisor along for the ride? AWARDS – Our choices for the Top 25 Continuing Education Systems in 2019. Modern Certification Programs – With Arleen Thomas of AICPA. Association LMS Trends – With Linda Bowers of WBT Systems. 5) Learning events: How can you level up your content programming?

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

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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. Often this is because of the rigid structure of these programs, which is not supportive of non-traditional students who may need to work part-time, or have other responsibilities.

The Best Marketing for Educational Programs is Content Marketing

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Yet you count on them seeing, opening, and clicking on the promotions you send out about your online educational programs. But, informational or educational content is another story—and that’s why content marketing is the best marketing strategy for educational programs. Figure out what type of free content will meet those needs and lead them toward your paid content—your courses and other online programs. How to use content to market your educational programs.

Remember the 3 E’s When Marketing Educational Programs

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First, create awareness in your target audiences—their awareness of the need for pursuing professional development and their awareness of the educational programs your association offers. The three E’s of marketing educational programs will help you succeed with each of these three phases of marketing. You don’t often hear about expeditionary marketing but in times of change, this bold approach could take your online educational programs—and non-dues revenue—to new heights.

How to Build an Online Learning Program with a Limited Budget

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You know your association should provide online learning programs to members and others in your industry. Here are some ways to build an online learning program with a limited budget. When taking on any new initiative, it’s best to develop a strategy so you don’t squander resources, especially when you’re trying to create an online learning program with a limited budget. Know your competition and their programs. Define your online learning program’s focus.

Associations Have the Advantage in the Digital Badges Market

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54 percent of those executives say the education system doesn’t teach the skills needed for today’s workforce. WBT System’s Erin Pavane is presenting a session on digital badges next week at ORGPRO , the Michigan Society of Association Executives’ education and networking convention for professionals in the not-for-profit industry. Digital badge programs provide education in a modular format that appeals to busy professionals of all ages and career stages.

How to Get Useful Student Feedback on Online Courses

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When you collect useful student feedback on online courses, you can confidently assess and improve the effectiveness of your e-learning programs. Consider giving the SFT a deep discount on another educational program if they dedicate many hours to this duty. #5: Student feedback on online courses is a powerful program asset but only if you ask the right questions at the right time. The post How to Get Useful Student Feedback on Online Courses appeared first on WBT Systems.

How to Scale Online Learning: B2B Market Strategies for Assocations

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Join John Leh, CEO and Lead Analyst at Talented Learning as he hosts a live virtual panel featuring experts who have developed and managed profitable B2B online education programs: William Hold, Chief Development Officer, The National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research. Linda Bowers, CTO, WBT Systems. Integrate core learning systems with CRM platforms and other operational applications. How can your organization expand online learning reach?