LERN Institutes / About LERN
The Learning Resources Network (LERN) is the leading association in lifelong learning programming, offering information and consulting expertise to providers of lifelong learning programs.
Begun in 1974, LERN serves more than 6,000 professionals every year by providing practical, how-to information on marketing, finances, management, and product development. It is information not available anywhere else. Our slogan is
“Information That Works!”®
Services include publications, magazines, seminars, conferences, institutes and in- house training programs, and consulting to members and others. LERN’s Internet information services include more than 450 reports on the management and marketing of continuing education programming, online discussions with colleagues from around the world, news, surveys, searchable database and more.
LERN serves a wide variety of institutions, including state universities, four-year colleges, colleges within universities, private colleges, community colleges, technical colleges, public schools, recreation departments, and associations.
Every year we research and disseminate the most advanced and sophisticated information. Recent work has included: profit margins - what makes money, redesigning of job descriptions, the information specialist position, an action strategy for internal marketing, developing a product mix for your segments, why you need seven market segments, the shift from products to markets, and how to measure staff time.