March 22nd, 2018
I wrote this article nearly 3 years ago about the evolution of MOOCs and their impact on the learning space. As it turns out, we’ve seen this trend continue to grow today. Over the past 8 years, the MOOCs landscape has grown to include 9,400 courses, 500+ MOOC-based credentials, and more than a dozen graduate degrees. MOOCs have increasingly become a viable training option and have had a sizable impact on training organization’s ability to efficiently and cost effectively train their professionals.
March 14th, 2018
Once the singular source for cutting-edge knowledge in their arenas, today’s associations are battling membership loss and declining sponsorship revenues. To cope, associations must reach above and beyond member expectations. Paying close attention—and adapting to—these trends will help keep associations relevant and able to meet their members’ needs.
February 15th, 2018
Learning and education continue to be on the list of chief offerings for professional associations. The face of that education has evolved as professionals are eager to seek resources needed to take the next step in their careers, as by 2020, 65% of all jobs in the U.S. will require some form of post-secondary education or training. Member engagement strategies focused on e-learning and competency based models will not only make learning opportunities more affordable for associations and more convenient for their members/learners, they also create new opportunities for the way education is approached and assessed.
January 30th, 2018
A How-To Guide for Corporate Businesses and Associations Can you confidently state that your employees feel fulfilled in their role? Are they challenged to continue to learn and grow? Statistics prove that more and more employees are becoming restless in their roles. For instance, did you know that 87% of today’s workforce feels disengaged at the office? Because of this, companies can lose up to $10 million annually to workplace inefficiency. Though your business may find top talent, it is becoming increasingly difficult to retain the talent over years to come. A lot of this stems from inadequate learning opportunities. This guide will provide you with step-by-step instructions to help overcome employee turnover.