While expanding online programs can be an effective way to serve more students and boost enrollment, informed decision-making is crucial for strategic, sustainable growth. In this case study, see how the University of Florida Office of Distance Learning (ODL) is using labor market data from Analyst to discover new program opportunities, forecast demand, focus marketing efforts, and more.
Despite a challenging enrollment environment across the country, Waubonsee Community College (WCC) is thriving by prioritizing data-driven program development. In 2018, WCC made Toni Ford the college’s first full time Program Development Coordinator. Learn how Ford’s team is using labor market data to identify high-wage, high-growth jobs and create programs that set students up for success.
Anne Arundel County had a problem, but it was also a great opportunity. Low unemployment meant businesses had open positions they couldn’t fill. Their ALICE population had the skills and work ethic to fill those positions. Data helped identify the barriers that were in the way.
The University of Louisiana at Monroe wanted to help community and business leaders better understand the university’s role in driving prosperity for northern Louisiana. So, they commissioned an economic impact study from Emsi to provide expert, third-party analysis of the university’s role in the regional economy. See how they leveraged data from the impact study to launch an awareness campaign that helped shift public perception from “that university” to “our university.”
Eddie Rymer is not afraid to be a pioneer. The Avison Young senior vice president of enterprise solutions is making a name for himself as a SaaS-focused tenant representative and using powerful Emsi data to do it.
Sierra College uses Career Coach to implement guided pathways, an educational model that promotes on-time graduation and career readiness by immersing students in career discussion from day one. The college has integrated administration, staff, and faculty into the career-counseling infrastructure, so that in addition to formal career and academic planning, students have a host of informal advisers to assist them whenever the subject arises.