Current Course Offerings:

LERN Conference 2017
Course: AHED 790: LERN Conference 2017
Instructors: Julie Coates
Location: TBA
Dates: TBA

Course Description:
Participants completing this conference will have the research and knowledge base necessary to plan, implement and lead development of professional continuing education, contract training, and workforce development and other lifelong learning programs.

Seminar: Advanced Programming Institute
Course: AHED 790: Advanced Program Management Institute (3 cr.)
Instructors: William A. Draves
Location: TBA
Dates: TBA

Course Description:
In this intensive, advanced Institute, we will show you the best strategies, proven techniques, and step-by-step how-to procedures for developing successful new programs. After attending, you will have the information necessary to increase the success rate of your new programs. The result is that you will have more successful new programs and you will reduce wasted staff time.

Seminar: CE and Credit Institute
Course: AHED 790: CE and Credit Institute (3 cr.)
Instructors: Julie Coates
Location: TBA
Dates: TBA

Course Description:
Cutting-edge leaders in Continuing Education have to move from managers of the status-quo, to innovators of a new venture. With an expanding market of adult learners who require advanced credentials and degrees, full access to convenient credit offerings is increasingly needed through Continuing Education. This Institute will provide the essential tools to launch and administer your credit CE offerings, built on a foundation of best practices in the field. Get advanced materials for program planning, development, delivery and reporting, with an emphasis on hands-on application to your organization.

Seminar: Contract Training Institute
Course:
AHED 790: Contract Training Institute (3 cr.)
Instructor: Layne Harpine
Location: TBA
Dates: TBA

Course Description:
Contract training is a top growth area. Most life long learning programs sell contracts, but many are finding that their efforts conflict with other responsibilities and that expectations of clients are high. You need to find out how to develop clients, utilize a salesperson, build a product base, and other key issues that only LERN CTI provides.

Seminar: eMarketing Institute
Course: AHED 790: eMarketing Institute (3 cr.)
Instructor:
William Draves
Location: TBA
Dates: TBA

Course Description:
This is the most comprehensive and intensive professional development available on the subject of eMarketing specific to life long learning and continuing education programs. You will be able to compare your eMarketing against the successful benchmarks, discover gaps in your eMarketing, and take home improvements to boost your eMarketing success.

Seminar: Executive Leadership Institute
Course: AHED 790: Executive Leadership Institute
Instructor:
William Draves
Location:
TBA
Dates: TBA

Course Description:
Professional development of your staff is more critical than ever. With the Executive Leadership Institutes, you will gain a training package to lead the professional development of your staff. Support from central administration is more important than ever. The ELI will give you the national benchmarks, ratios and trends needed to keep central administration informed and supportive.

Seminar: Marketing Institute
Course:
AHED 790: Marketing Institute - LERN (3 cr.)
Instructor: William Draves
Location: TBA
Dates: TBA

Course Description:
The Marketing Institute is relevant for a variety of programming areas, including continuing education, seminars and conferences, community education, recreation, and continuing professional education. Lifelong learning programs are being called upon to increase attendance, improve financial self-sufficiency and be fiscally accountable.Changes in the marketing environment mean you must develop new strategies and use new techniques to attract and retain participants.

Seminar: Operations & Staffing Institute
Course:
AHED 790: Operations & Staffing Institute (3 cr.)
Instructor:
Layne Harpine
Location: TBA
Dates: TBA

Course Description:
Staffing structure and efficient operations are key to your whole program's success. You will acquire information not available anywhere else, as well as best practice strategies being used by industry leaders. Acquire benchmarks for the 15 processes that make for a lean and productive program, clear direction on how to redesign your staffing structure,and staffing job descriptions, plus much more. Take home performance tools and strategies that will impact your program immediately.

Seminar: Program Management Institute
Course:
AHED 790: Program Management Institute (4 cr.)
Instructor:
Fred Bayley
Location:
TBA
Dates:
TBA

Course Description:
Train to analyze data to make the best decisions. Learn key financial formulas as well as design a winning brochure. You will learn how to increase registrations and start successful new programs. This training ends with the Certified Program Planner exam and eventual certification upon passing the exam.

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