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Business Model Evaluation for Continuing Education Programs - Shared screen with speaker view
Yakut Gazi
14:19
Hello everyone! Thanks for joining. Please feel free to introduce yourself and your institution here. I am Yakut Gazi from Georgia Tech. Exec Committee member and First VP of IACEE.
Patricia Caratozzolo
14:22
Good morning, good afternoon, good evening everyone!
Soma Chakrabarti
14:43
Welcome to the IACEE Webinar. I am Soma hakrabarti, President of IACEE, joining from Cambridge UK
Patricia Caratozzolo
15:09
Patricia Caratozzolo, VP of IACEE joining from Mexico City
Yakut Gazi
15:45
Hi Paul, Soma, and Patricia! I know for some of you this is super early.
Soma Chakrabarti
16:09
For me, it is afternoon thankfully. :-)
Patricia Caratozzolo
16:21
Not so Early... hihihi 8 am :)
Yakut Gazi
17:38
Quentin is joining from California as well. It is 6:06 in the morning for her :)
Soma Chakrabarti
18:36
That's so nice of her. Thanks, Quentin!
Yakut Gazi
28:48
For those of you who are just joining us, hello and thank you for being here. Today’s conversation is CE business model sustainability.
Yakut Gazi
30:44
Shameless plug to Quentin and Anita’s conversation: Georgia Tech has been hosting a symposium since 2017 to spread the knowledge on creating and sustaining programs at scale: Affordable Degrees at Scale. https://pe.gatech.edu/events/degrees-at-scale
Yakut Gazi
31:30
This group met in November and released core principles for partnerships in this CE/online space: https://pe.gatech.edu/sites/default/files/atlanta-declaration.pdf
Soma Chakrabarti
31:46
Thanks, Yakut! And, do you have the book info that you and Nelson edited?
Yakut Gazi
31:57
Thanks @Quentin for the endorsement and speaking at this event in the past
Yakut Gazi
32:44
Yes, @Soma. Our book on institutional responses to Covid from global institutions is free and online: https://sites.gatech.edu/movinghorizontally/
Soma Chakrabarti
32:57
Awesome. Thanks, Yakut!
Yakut Gazi
33:09
Several contributors to the book are among us today :)
Yakut Gazi
47:14
Donor gifts have been key to Georgia Tech’s ability to launch at-scale affordable programs. These gifts helped off-set these initial costs before the programs became viable (break-even)
Yakut Gazi
47:50
+1 to @Anita: tweaking and iterating the financial model is essential
Soma Chakrabarti
48:04
Great point Yakut. I remember articles being published about the gift from AT&T.
Paul Marca
49:44
Competitive landscape is typically product/program whereas the rest of the boxes are around the unit.
Paul Marca
50:15
Costs of degrees has increased dramatically…
Yakut Gazi
54:33
I think getting a course in demand out to the market may necessitate hiring your own faculty as the CE unit. This is an alternative to trying to entice existing faculty to teach these essential programs.
Yakut Gazi
57:57
Great information coming up on the IACEE Conference in June 2022
Quentin McAndrew
58:33
Thank you so much for having me, everyone
Enoch Park
58:33
Thank you Quentin and Anita! Great insights!
Janine Kiers
59:05
Thank you Quentin and Anita!
Patricia Caratozzolo
59:06
Nice to see you Lisa!
Yakut Gazi
59:07
We all are so excited about the conference at Buffalo, near the Niagara Falls :)
Paul Marca
59:19
Thanks Quentin and Anita…good stuff!
Karen Vignare
59:41
Great city and awesome sponsor--@Lisa
Soma Chakrabarti
59:50
These are such great themes
Patricia Caratozzolo
59:50
We can't wait to meet in Buffalo!
Yakut Gazi
01:00:01
IACEE Conferences are great places for idea exchange among thought leaders in the field. I learned so much in the past years
Patricia Caratozzolo
01:00:37
https://www.iacee2022.org/
Paul Marca
01:00:47
Looking forward to Buffalo event…a great chance to meet and share in a more in depth way! Highly recommend it…and that is why we hosted in 2014 at Stanford!
Katriina Schrey-Niemenmaa
01:00:57
Looking very much to meeting you in person in Buffalo - greetings from Finland:)
Yakut Gazi
01:03:15
So true, Soma. The IACEE connections become the kernel of one’s professional network as well as become friends.
Patricia Caratozzolo
01:04:03
😍 Do not forget to send your abstracts for the IACEE World Conferencehttps://www.iacee2022.org/abstracts/
Yakut Gazi
01:04:56
Happy Holidays, everyone, wherever you are in the world
Patricia Caratozzolo
01:05:12
Thank you Anita, Quentin , Lisa and Soma