ExtensionEngine’s perspective — We believe that online strategy should be set at the highest levels and that excellence should be prioritized over standardization. What did recent webinar attendees think?Read More
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.Read More
“Online learning businesses have it all wrong—they are not thinking like a product company.”
Every day, we speak to universities, nonprofits and corporations who are looking to put their training or education online with the goal of generating revenue, creating impact or influencing an audience. And these conversations are very similar – people usually anchor their thinking to the existing and ask “how do we create an online course.”Read More
We’re delighted to learn that ExtensionEngine has been included as one of Eduventures’ EdTech Companies to Watch.
At ExtensionEngine, we are shifting the conversation about online learning. We challenge institutions to think beyond the limitations of out-of-the-box learning technology and cookie-cutter courses created by revenue sharing engagements with online program managers (OPM). For those who create courses in-house, we encourage them to avoid limiting online learning and pedagogy to what traditional LMS solutions and off-the-shelfRead More
This week, I had the pleasure of conducting a webinar with Howard Lurie, Principal Analyst, Adult and Online Learning at Eduventures. The topic was Building Online Programs Without an OPM.
Conventional OPMs, estimated to be used by about 15-20% of universities in the U.S., are a popular option to outsource online degree program development, management, and marketing in return for a share of the revenue. In the webinar, we discussed the pros and cons of this model and also introduced an alternative model: professional services firms (e.g., ExtensionEngine).Read More
We would like to bring your attention to a webinar we recently presented with one of our clients, Fitch Learning. The webinar, Choosing a Platform for Revenue-Generating Online Training, provides a succinct and understandable breakdown of when to develop a custom learning experience — such as those we create — versus relying solely on a traditional learning management system (LMS).Read More
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 because in most cases your online training reflects a lot of thought, resources, and expense.Read More