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Australian International Student market – a new approach

To-date, we Student Management System (SMS) vendors have tried to make the system do everything CRICOS providers want; for the same price as a conventional non-CRICOS system. But CRICOS requirements are much more difficult and system requirements vary significantly from one provider to the next. In fact, if vendors charged the full cost of developing and maintaining a flexible and compliant CRICOS system its doubtful any provider would ...

7 Tips for a more profitable RTO in the Post-pandemic Era

Its no surprise that the demand for online and virtual classroom learning has dramatically increased with lockdown and quarantine. What is less certain is 'how long this trend is likely to continue'. Most experts agree that we're seeing changes that are likely to be with us forever.  

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The Complete LMS for Today's Fire and Rescue Training

Bluegem ALERT is a complete LMS for Fire and Emergency Training Management. It is the latest edition in the Bluegem product suite of LMS solutions. ALERT is everything you expect in an enterprise Learning Management System, PLUS all the features and capabilities you expect in an LMS designed for firefighting and emergency services.

Topics: Corporate Enterprise Training Business Integration Compliance eLearning Solutions Emergency Services Scorm API ERDP Incident Reporting

Enterprise Training for a Remote Workforce

If there's one thing we've learned from the COVID-19 experience it's that corporations need to be prepared with an effective teleworker strategy. Organisations that were able to transition quickly to remote working were able to maintain business as usual, and minimise the crippling effects on the economy, caused by the pandemic. Looking forward, we explore what that means for workforce planning and development post-COVID 19.

Topics: Corporate Enterprise Training eLearning Solutions Internal Training Workforce Planning and Development Learning Management System AVETMISS USI Workforce API Power BI RTO Certificates Formal Training Plans Workforce Development L&D

Post COVID 19 Technologies for RTOs

Despite its devastating effects across the world, the COVID-19 experience has led us to form many good habits. Many will stay with us forever. Among these are the use of convenient technologies that help to integrate physical, virtual and online training. Many of our customers now schedule classrooms that support both physical and virtual attendance. More of their courses are now available face to face and online. Students can enrol, ...

Topics: Business Integration Web Technologies Training Management Systems Student Management Systems Power BI RTO Bluegem API Connector Microsoft 365 Learning and Development Learning Technologies

RTO Tools for better Student Engagement

The most important message we regularly hear from our customers is "We need to improve our student experience". You probably wouldn't expect a student management system to provide all the answers. No surprise. You'd be right. But providing your students with a portal and a good set of engaging online tools is a great start. 

Topics: Corporate Enterprise Training Business Integration eLearning Solutions Web Technologies Workforce Planning and Development Learning Management System AVETMISS Scorm Student Management Systems API RTO VSL Formal Training Plans Microsoft 365 Workforce Development Learning and Development L&D

Morrison's Plan to Overhaul the VET Sector

What will this mean for your RTO Systems?   No doubt you’re aware of the Morrison government’s plans to overhaul the VET sector, so I won’t dwell on the details. The point of this article is to look at how those plans might impact the processes and systems your RTO relies on. What are the steps you could take now to benefit from or protect against expected changes before and after they’re enacted.

Topics: Business Integration eLearning Solutions Learning Management System Student Management Systems RTO L&D

Building an RTO Performance Dashboard

We've all heard Peter Drucker's famous saying "if you can't measure it, you can't improve it". As an RTO you're expected to track and measure all sorts of stats and numbers for the Government. But what about your own stats? When will you find the time to measure and improve on the numbers that matter to your RTO business? 

Topics: Reports Microsoft 365 Workforce Development Learning and Development

Self Isolation - Remote Training and Assessment - Can your RTO cope ?

Among the many global lessons we're likely to learn from the current pandemic would surely include:

Topics: Corporate Enterprise Training Business Integration Reporting Learning Management System AVETMISS CRICOS Workforce Student Management Systems Microsoft Bluegem API Connector Microsoft 365 Workforce Development L&D Learning Technologies

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