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Edward Daciuk

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Two biggest mistakes management consultants make with online learning

Management consultants sit prominently on the leading edge of business — which explains why so many of them have implemented online learning programs.

Educational outreach that teaches basic and advanced business skills can not only be a profitable venture in its own right, but it can also help a consultancy to differentiate in the market, leverage their intellectual property or brand, generate new client relationships, and consolidate long-term relationships with existing clients.

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Why market competition matters when choosing an online learning platform

Your platform is the face of your online learning business. It is not just a place for learners to access stored content and videos — your online learning platform is essentially the product that you are selling.

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6 Types of Online Learning Platforms

When building online learning — a program, course, certification, or degree —  a critical decision is what type of technology platform to use.

Choosing an online learning platform should be easy, right? Learning management systems have been around for 20+ years, this problem has been solved before, just pick one.

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An introduction to choosing an online learning platform for revenue generating training


One of the most important, and complex, decisions to make when building online training to generate revenue or impact comes upfront: what online learning platform should you use?

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Online Learning 3.0 is Happening and You're Probably Behind [White Paper]

 We are willing to bet that there isn’t a training director anywhere who doesn’t wonder if their organization’s training is all it could be. It’s a disappointing thought, when it occurs, because in most cases your online training reflects a lot of thought, resources, and expense.

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Building Innovative Corporate Online Learning One Step at a Time

Chances are you are dissatisfied with the eLearning at your organization. If so, you’re not alone. According to a 2016 study by the Brandon Hall Group, the highest score survey respondents gave to their online learning equated to a C-. Another study by the MASIE Center indicates that only 32 percent of employees will start an online course if it isn’t required, that’s how excited they are about the prospect.

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When Your LMS Doesn't Cut It: 6 Scenarios for Open edX in Corporate Training

Online training has changed...A lot.
Look at the innovation happening with Udacity, Khan Academy, HBX, and Lynda.com. 
But why is corporate L&D not delivering to a similar degree of innovation? Is it that LMS’s are constraining, hard to use, and poorly supported?
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5 Ways to Improve Your Business School Student Portal

ExtensionEngine recently analyzed the user experience (UX) of student portals for over half of the country’s top business schools and the results were not great. While I won’t get into the names, you’ve heard of most, if not all, of them. We visually reviewed the portal interfaces and surveyed a small number of students and alumni.

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