Webinar Recording: Developing Online, Skills-Based Programs: What’s Hot and How to Build It


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Everyone is talking about skills-based programs, but that’s a pretty broad category. So what’s really hot right now? What resources, tools and techniques can you use to determine this?

Listen to this webinar and hear Bob Atkins, CEO & Founder, Gray Associates and Laurie Pulido, CEO Ease Learning, as they share their expertise and provide guidance on how to identify high demand, skills-related, online programs and once identified, how to make them happen.

Additionally the webinar will help participants understand how to integrate the right skill development into their curriculum, how to ensure these marketable skills are being taught correctly and how to measure development of learners’ skills.

Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of what today’s consumers of higher education are looking for and a framework to help ensure their online programs are effective in developing the hard and soft skills learners need to be successful in today’s labor market.

Bob Atkins, CEO & Founder, Gray Associates
Laurie Pulido, CEO, Ease Learning

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(NOTE: Webinar starts a few minutes in, due to a technical difficulty with the recording)

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