7 components of successful continuing education 1-year plans

Tue, Jan 31,2012 @ 09:22 AM
by Suzanne Kart |

continuing education best practicesTo be successful, you need to have a plan your organization follows. The plan must include clear programming, marketing, operations, and sales goals, benchmarks, and strategies. LERN’s One-Year Plan model is being used by LERN Members.

LERN’s One-Year Plan Model

  • Organization Goals
  • Organization Budget & Benchmarks
  • Department Budgets, Benchmarks, Programming/Sales, and Strategies
  • Term and/or Quarter Goals
  • Promotion Strategies
  • Promotion Timeline
  • Staff Responsibilities

LERN can help you build your One-Year Plan. The process is –

  1. You are given LERN’s One-Year Plan Workbook.
  2. You are assigned a LERN consultant to guide your efforts.
  3. By telephone, you meet with your LERN consultant to set a customized approach for building your One-Year Plan.
  4. You complete a list of tasks provided by your LERN consultant.
  5. Your LERN consultant visits onsite for two days and works with staff finalizing information needed for One-Year Plan and writes the first draft which is reviewed on the second day.
  6. Your LERN consultant completes your One-Year Plan.


  • You have a One-Year Plan for you upcoming year.
  • You know how to build future One-Year Plans.

For More Information: Contact Rebel Eichelberger at who can answer your questions and/or connect you with a LERN consultant.

For more information on the components of a succesful one-year plan, download our free eBook on Finances and Budgeting!

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