Knowing how to use Zoom or similar virtual meeting tools is only part of the solution to working effectively remotely. With Extension Engine's flexible work policies, offices in two cities, and staff across the US, remote meetings over Zoom have long been routine. Over time, we have learned how to run each type of meeting most effectively no matter how many, or how few people are in the same room with us. In the wake of the current global health crisis, we thought it would be valuable to share our best practices for running meetings with our network.Read More
At the Association of American Colleges & Universities Annual Meeting, Dr. Cynthia Kosso (the provost at Moravian College) and I gave a presentation titled “Building Online Capacity at a Liberal Arts College.” In this post I will share some quotes from the 60-minute presentation — giving you the real-world perspective of a liberal arts college that has successfully embarked on the journey to online learning.Read More
A professional wakes up on a Monday thinking, “I need an MBA.” They turn to Google and click their way to an application by that afternoon. They’re accepted into your online MBA program a few weeks later and enroll almost immediately.
Can’t picture it?
Neither can I.Read More
Introduction to this Series
This is the first of a series of blog posts related to the multi-program financial model I have built. This financial model, housed in a Google Sheet, predicts the cash flows for your institution if it were to launch up to five new online programs in the next six years. This is a complicated model; it requires that you be able to answer a series of questions about your institution and those programs...so this won’t be a short exercise. But I’ve made it easier for you by already building the model—you just have to fill in the values. And you can always change your answers later as you learn more!Read More