Getting Started with a Business Case for eLearning [Infographic]

| January 15, 2019

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E-learning offers organizations the convenience of flexible as well as just-in-time learning. If you are yet to get started with eLearning implementation in your organization, you would require a well-defined business case.In short, a business case for eLearning should clearly state what you want to accomplish by implementing and adopting eLearning, how you’re going to do it, and why the effort is worth it. This infographic gives you a list of essentials that are to be included when you’re getting started with a business case for eLearning.

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University of Evansville

Founded in 1854, the University of Evansville is an independent, academically selective, internationally committed University affiliated with the United Methodist Church that integrates distinctive liberal arts education and dynamic professional programs. UE owns and operates its British campus, Harlaxton College, in Grantham, England.With a total enrollment of 2,325 students (including full and part-time, undergraduate, adult, graduate, and UE students at Harlaxton), UE is uniquely set up to facilitate one-on-one interaction between highly motivated students and world-class faculty members.

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