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Our detailed case studies examine the flexible and responsive ways our robust suite of online learning solutions facilitates the sharing of knowledge worldwide. Using examples from real-life challenges that clinical, educational and commercial organizations face when maximizing the value of their live virtual events and spoken-word content, you gain a greater understanding of the limitless ways our online learning platform can help you get more from your content.

  • The National Shooting Sports Foundation’s LMS sees 40% increase in member engagement

    Situation & Goals

    • Provide single-source access to educational materials with clearly defined topics
    • Create a scalable webinar program to augment live events
    • Make content available to a broader spectrum of the membership
    • Offer user-friendly interface, layout, and course organization
    • Demonstrate member benefits to increase retention
    • Provide a new revenue source

    Solution

    • Create an online university with a single online learning source where members can access information.
    • Work with integrated NSSF and Blue Sky instructional designers to develop an educational structure that leads members on specific learning tracks depending on their role in the industry.
    • Provide industry retailers with meaningful, educational content around compliance issues that affect their business, as well as information on how to become better marketers and business owners.
    • Host open-access webinars for members and non-members to promote the online university as a free membership benefit.
    • Market new courses or upcoming courses to members who have completed specific modules.

    Outcome

    • 40% Increase in member engagement and registered use
    • Easier-to-navigate educational program for members with 40 hours of content available through 50 modules
    • Better access and control over materials to measure viewing

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  • Association of Fundraising ProfessionalS (AFP) receives high ratings after taking Annual Conference Virtual

    Situation & Goals

    • Create an engaging and appealing virtual experience
    • Convert as many in-person registrants to virtual event registrants as possible
    • Make virtual networking possible
    • Deliver access to all of the sessions on-demand for access after the live event

    Solution

    • Provided multiple options for changing registration, including moving it to the 2020 Virtual Event, pushing registration to the following year or receiving a full refund
    • Put together a full-fledged television format with a host as well as offering some bonus content to attendees

    Outcome

    • Extremely positive feedback from attendees, speakers, board members, and the AFP CEO
    • 4.47/5 was the average rating for all sessions
    • 25% of in-person registrants opted to convert to the ‘20 Virtual Event

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  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) sought best-in-breed lms to offer their online education to wider audience

    Situation & Goals

    • Up-to-date LMS that could incorporate Single Sign-On
    • Robust administrative and end-user management
    • Better access to analytics
    • Ability to offer content to non-members

    Solution

    • Path LMS with iMIS Integration
    • Podcasts
    • Webinars
    • Repurposed conference sessions

    Outcome

    • Instant increase in usage of the Clinical sessions on our LMS
    • Easier-to-navigate platform with a streamlined process allowing members to receive instant results
    • Better access and control over materials, and better tools to self manage content and the audience

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  • Network of Vertafore Users (NetVU) increases member engagement after implementing path lms

    Situation & Goals

    • Provide members with a deep understanding of software operation as well as business skills development to help them further their career objectives
    • Develop an efficient process and workflow for educating members
    • Be the first and last place their members turn to for industry education, advocacy and news

    Solution

    • Chose Path LMS to host recordings from webinars, annual conferences, and other supplemental material
    • Provides self-paced, online courses for deep dive certifications
    • Runs virtual chapter meetings focused on learning as well as webinars focused on popular topics while utilizing the integrated registration engine in Path LMS
    • Integrated Path LMS with their association management system, iMIS for seamless single-sign on and for the reporting of activities back to their AMS

    Outcome

    • Improved member experience by reducing the registration time and steps for each event
    • Reduced staff time required to process registrations and post-event activities
    • Real-time update of member activities through integration with iMIS
    • Increased member engagement scores through activity integration

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  • The Society for Vascular Surgery® (SVS) launches new leadership development program via weekly town hall webcasts

    Situation & Goals

    • Develop a new leadership development program
    • Answer questions for their members and non-members during the pandemic
    • Provide a community and leadership for their members and non-members
    • Provide online events for medical students and residents who would have attended the annual meeting

    Solution

    • Utilized Blue Sky eLearn for webinars and webcasts
    • Scheduled leadership webinars once per month leading up to their scheduled in-person leadership event
    • Chose some Town Hall topics based on conversations within their online community
    • Taking their meeting virtual was a silver lining as it forced them to look at virtual options, which they’d been aiming to incorporate into their annual meeting for some time

    Outcome

    • Anywhere from 65 to over 1,000 attendees have joined town halls
    • Helped maintain and even build up an increased sense of community
    • Still in early stages, the leadership program feedback has been positive

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  • Cannon Financial Institute Improved Teleconference Registration and Participation through Path

    Situation & Goals

    • Provide teleconference registration, billing, communication, event management, and evaluations
    • Multi-tiered pricing
    • Database management for record keeping and marketing
    • Reproducible materials package
    • Archived events
    • Grow registered sites
    • Professional moderation

    Solution

    • Updated website
    • Created e-commerce
    • Provided self-registration process

    Outcome

    • Provided continuing education
    • Reduced production costs by 26%
    • Increased site registrations

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  • Virginia Land Title Association Increases Membership & Revenue with Path LMS

    Situation & Goals

    • Provide stronger membership value proposition.
    • Update online presence.
    • Grow memberships.

    Solution

    • Updated website homepage to provide a better user experience.
    • Turned educational content into for-credit online courses.
    • Repackaged member benefits structure to allow for purchase of “all-inclusive” level.
    • Included other value-add components such as a digital magazine and newsletter, a career center and multi-track events.

    Outcome

    • Membership doubled after implementing the all-inclusive pricing, revamping the website, and launching the learning portal – all within 10 months.
    • Membership revenue increased by 34%.
    • Combined membership and education revenue increased by 45%.

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  • NAFSA: Association of International Educators Reduced Costs while Providing Superior Webinars

    Situation & Goals

    • Predict and control eLearning costs.
    • Provide an excellent and easy-to-access eLearning experience for its worldwide membership base.
    • Integrate webinar registration, e-commerce engine and membership database into one comprehensive data management system.
    • Drive engagement.

    Solution

    • Integration with iMIS database enables Single Sign On for a seamless user experience and all registration and payment information ties directly into one database.
    • Pre-recording sections of live webinars allows for a better presenter experience and more substantive answers during the Q&A portion.

    Outcome

    • Flat fee structure reduced overall costs and allows for predictable budgeting of expenses.
    • Reduced costs have enabled our client to offer a wider variety of topics, giving its members more for less.
    • Excellent technical support ensures a superior presenter and user experience.
    • Ability to bundle demand events that are topical or thematic provides additional revenue.

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  • Institute of Food Technologists Improved Online Education Revenue with Path LMS

    Situation & Goals

    • Move to a more modern and mobile friendly LMS that will improve the learning experience for members.
    • Improve online education revenue by at least 50%.
    • Have one platform that can sell upcoming live events as well as on-demand learning modules.

    Solution

    • After formal review process, they chose Path to replace their current LMS.
    • Created an attractive design that was easy for members to search and navigate available courses.
    • Purchase transactions was reduced from 7 clicks to just 2 clicks.

    Outcome

    After just 7 months, financial results have significantly beat forecasts. The learning content on Path is now generating an unprecedented 400% increase in revenue over the previous LMS. Total online revenue currently 10x last year!

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  • Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine Increased Revenue & Member Insights with Path LMS

    Situation & Goals

    • Provide education in new ways
    • Cover costs of annual meeting
    • Have excellent data & reporting

    Solution

    • Repackaged annual meeting content into many different courses
    • Monetized each course and created different product bundles to grow revenue
    • Provided easy-to-print certificates at the end of each course

    Outcome

    • They grew online learning revenue to well over six figures in less than six months
    • Access to robust reporting provided the ability to make informed decisions about future elearning initiatives
    • Now able to extend the life of their conference content, reach more members and prospective members

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