Online Learning Community
Join EFMD's international community of online learning practitioners to learn and exchange about your online strategy, design, operations and quality assurance
Online learning, deployed at an unprecedented scale in the aftermath of the pandemic, offers many opportunities. Curated programme design, forward-looking experiential learning, and diversity and inclusiveness are part of an online experience. Simultaneously, students' engagement and assessment, peripheral learning, and quality assurance, pose challenges to online programmes and courses.
Whether you are venturing into the online, blended or hybrid teaching and learning, or looking into mastering your online design, operations or quality assurance processes, EFMD offers a portfolio of interactive events and services to accompany you on this journey.
EFMD’s offer spans webinars, seminars, professional development programmes and immersive events.
A trusted community of international experts and peers will help you navigate the online teaching and learning landscape.
Join an international online learning community
Online Teaching Academy
Going beyond remote teaching to master online education
The EFMD Online Teaching Academy will help you to master your online teaching skills, all while keeping up with trends in online business education.
This certified professional development programme provides theoretical and practical tools to design an effective online or blended learning experience based on sound learning-design principles, best practices and insights.
The Academy is best suited for faculty and learning designers, from beginners to experienced facilitators.
Leading experts in the field will help you adapt your online offering fast while not compromising the quality of delivery. You will understand the value and opportunities of an online delivery and learn how to become an effective online instructor.
Upon completion of the Academy, you will receive an “EFMD Certified Online Facilitator” certificate.
Rethinking Business Education
Building your online strategy
This professional development programme helps you make real progress in developing your institution’s sustainable online education strategy.
A group of experts and a supportive community will guide you through this complex process.
You will get access to a range of tools, including an institutional questionnaire, a learning journal to systematically capture your thoughts, and a digital presentation template that you can use to develop a showcase presentation.
Exchange of experiences, ideas, and problem-solving using action learning principles, lie at the core of this programme, which is addressed to deans, executive directors and learning experience managers.
Upon completion of the workshop, you will receive an EFMD badge.
EFMD Online Course Certification System (EOCCS)
EOCCS provides business and management courses run online with a quality-driven international certification system, firmly embedded in the general philosophy of EFMD accreditations: internationalisation, practical relevance and quality improvement.
Keep up-to-date with online education trends
EOCCS community webinars bring topical updates and discussions regularly, sourcing from diverse expert opinions and fostering an exchange of views.
Join us in the series of engaging virtual discussions about hot topics in online learning. Attendance is normally free, but requires prior registration.
Anyone with an interest in online education is welcome to join the webinars.
Gamification of Learning
Designing an engaging classroom experience
The Gamification of Learning workshop will help you get familiar with the concept and benefits of gamification as well as its use in business education.
In a mixed format of presentations, discussions, individual assignments and peer-based exercises, you will gain theoretical knowledge as well as practical skills, tips and tools to design your own immersive classroom experience.
The training is best suited for faculty members, programme managers as well as associate deans. Whether you are working on adjusting your content to the digital environment, tackling a challenging topic, seeking to motivate students to complete assigned materials and readings before a class or looking for innovative ways to improve internal processes, gamification is the right approach for you.
Upon completion of the programme, you will receive an electronic badge to signify your achievement.
A look-back at the 2018 EOCCS Online Learning Community Symposium
EOCCS Learning Community Symposium
Trends and quality in online delivery
Over the years, the community of institutions and courses certified by EOCCS has captured significant expertise and insights. The main goal of the EOCCS Learning Community Symposium is to facilitate interaction and exchange of best practice between peers and online learning experts from the EOCCS community and beyond, and find solutions to challenges the online education sector is facing.
The Symposium brings an up-to-date theme and features key note addresses from academic and corporate institutions, expert panel sessions, group discussions and interactive workshops.
EOCCS certified institutions attend at no cost. The event is open to all online teachers, developers and technologists.