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Demystifying Alternative Credentials: Opportunities and Threats at the Cutting Edge of Adult and Grad Growth

This roundtable series will help you understand the complicated alternative credential landscape and identify areas of opportunity for your institution.

Strengthening Your Talent Pipeline From Within: Four Career Mobility Strategies to Improve Both Retention and Recruitment

This roundtable event focuses on the financial, organizational, and strategic benefits of investing in internal career advancement. Attendees will learn how their competitors prioritize and develop internal talent, understand the key design features of career mobility strategies, and bring lessons back to their own institution.

Research and Services

Launching an Online Education Programme? 5 Questions and Recommendations from EAB Experts

This report outlines decision points and lessons learned to consider when launching an online education programme at your higher ed institution.

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Professional and Adult Education Resource Hub

EAB provides in-depth research and services for professional and adult education leaders to meet their most pressing challenges. We’ve surfaced best practices to help support your organizational strategy, market innovation, program design, and recruitment.

Employer Demand Profiles

These profiles provide a snapshot of the employer demand in each state to inform portfolio and program brainstorming discussions.

MBA Program Assessment

Amid an evolving market, outdated MBA programs are losing prospective enrollment to more student-aligned rivals. The employer and student demand remains, meriting schools’ continued investment in the MBA, but increasing competition requires careful attention to program design. Programs must adapt to today’s MBA student or risk losing them to alternatives ranging from other graduate business degrees to nondegree offerings.

Quick Reads

Why it’s so hard to find enough domestic leads for online graduate and adult programs

As global conditions continue to fluctuate, so will the state of international lead generation. Regardless of the future, bolstering your domestic lead generation efforts for your online programs will help ensure that your enrollment numbers remain steady regardless of these global changes.

Adult learners’ application behavior is changing—here’s how

As the demographics of prospective graduate students and adult learners change, so do students’ application preferences and behaviors. To better understand how students are choosing which programs to apply to—and ensure our partners are equipped to meet their needs—our Adult Learner Recruitment team recently surveyed more than 3,800 prospective graduate, online, and adult students. Here’s what we learned.

The top 5 ways prospective graduate and adult learners are finding your programs

Our Adult Learner Recruitment team recently surveyed more than 3,800 graduate and adult learners to learn more about the ways students are researching and exploring higher ed options. Here’s what we learned about how long students are spending researching programs—and the channels they are using to explore options.

Experts

Senior Vice President, Marketing & Enrollment Solutions and General Manager, Adult Learner Recruitment
Senior Director, Professional and Adult Education Forum
Consultant and Principal

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