Synopses & Reviews
Possibly credited to advancements in technology or learning behaviors, or a rise in focus on personal development, the education and training industry is steadily growing, creating a demand for eager entrepreneurs. Exploring varied opportunities aspiring business owners will be given business ideas, teaching and training methods, and an overview of essential tools. A range of industry examples will be given for accreditation, certifications, and credit; adding training onto an existing business as side income; how to sell media/training tools; how much to charge clients; start up costs; software types used; the legal obligations around taxes, business registration, working from home, and content confidentiality; and growth planning and writing a business plan.
Relevant and fun call-outs, tip boxes, industry stats, an index, and a rich appendix and glossary will be provided. Appendix will offer resources in continued learning and rounded training for trainers; industry organizations and trade groups; books and eBooks; videos; software; websites; successful online trainers and online education institutions; consultants; and certification organizations.
Teaching methods and tools will cover videos; eBooks; interactive software types; college sponsored staff training for college instructors; hardware, camera, video, sound equipment; online group forums; online events; choosing the right presentation style and linking to appropriate social media sites; and networking presentations.
Set Your Course for Success
The education and training industry is thriving. Driven by a preference for self-paced learning and paired with the convenience and mobility of personal devices, eLearning attracts a seemingly endless combination of audiences looking to enrich their lives, learn a skill, or achieve professional certifications.
Whether youand#8217;re a business owner looking to expand your offerings or an educational professional looking for a global classroom, our experts explore the opportunities within three billion-dollar industriesand#151;eLearning, corporate training, and personal developmentand#151;and teach you what you need to know about starting, running, and growing a successful eLearning or training business.
Learn how to:
Discover your niche, identify your offerings, and target the right audience
Select the right teaching platform for your courses and products
Set your business apart with low-cost marketing and strategic networking
Stay on top of current trends and ahead of the competition
Create an online presence that promotes and organizes your work
Manage daily operations, set rates, and hire a support team
Plus, gain valuable insights and advice from practicing eLearning professionals, stay on track with worksheets, and stay ahead of trends with a valuable resource list.
Everything you need to know to make your eLearning or training business a successful reality is right here. Get started today!
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Ciree Linsenman is a freelance journalist and author based in Bend, OR.