Personal Innovative Competencies Workshop

  The annual conference of the National Council for Continuing Education and Training is scheduled for September 29-October 1 in Denver. To learn more about the conference – as well as Jack Uldrich’s keynote address – click here. Before the conference begins, Augusoft is sponsoring a preliminary session presented by Bismarck State College. The session […]

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Cem Erdem on Business and Entrepreneurship

What are three characteristics shared by most entrepreneurs? Passion, drive, and persistence. That’s according to Cem Erdem, President and CEO of Augusoft. Ask Cem about innovation and technology and he’ll refer to that “unstoppable force,” that drive that pushes entrepreneurs to lead and create. Entrepreneurs, he says, learn as much from their failures as from […]

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Certificate Programs

The ability to offer full-time certificate courses positions staff at technical schools and institutions of higher learning to develop an array of functional, hands-on programming. Often, for instance, continuing education organizations provide “workforce development” opportunities using full-time certificate functionality. Today, the most effective software systems are those like Lumens: cloud-based systems designed to provide continuing […]

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Education and Local Communities

It’s no surprise that community education plays a vital role in local communities. The two are inherently linked. The most effective community education programs, however, share a number of important characteristics: They’re affordable. Local community members are able to enroll. They’re community-focused. Teachers, students, and course materials are relevant to the local community. They’re instructive. […]

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Rethinking the Traditional Workplace

Telecommuting is on the rise. According to a recent article in the New York Times, more than 3.2 million American workers telecommute. That’s up 79% between 2005 and 2012. The world of continuing education is no different: managers and senior leadership should extend the option to telecommute to employees who generate significant revenue. For more […]

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LERN’s Annual Conference

New to LERN? Now’s the time to get acquainted. This year’s annual conference will be held November 21-23 in Orlando. Topics include leadership development, new marketing and multimedia strategies, insights into the brain and learning, and more. The conference is expected to attract over 900 participants and is timed to coincide with Augusoft’s eleventh annual […]

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