Programmers who understand all facets of their job are key to the programming,
financial and marketing success of their lifelong learning programs. This guidebook
covers everything a successful programmer should know and should do.
The heart of a lifelong learning organization is its programs. As the number
of competitors expands and as customer demand for new programming increases,
the role of the organizationís programmer becomes more critical. No longer
can a programmer do what she as always done. The job is more complicated and
demands a person who understands needs assessments,
program development, finances, database marketing, and much more.
Why You Should Read the Successful Programmer Guidebook
Many lifelong learning programs are confused about what a programmer should
be doing. Many programmers do not have the necessary skills or knowledge to
provide their program with the information and decisions necessary to ensure
both programming and financial success.
This manual has been designed to meet both of these needs. A skilled programmer
can be the difference between your programís overall success or failure.
Do your programmers know how to do the following?
- Serve the lifelong learning needs of one or more populations or audiences
by effectively administering the delivery of educational events or classes
- Manage programs, including curriculum design, teacher/presenter recruitment,
logistics and pricing Quality control, including needs assessments, designing
learning environments, teacher training and evaluation
- Marketing, including promotion, market research, surveys, publicity and
- Finances and budgeting, including budgeting for upcoming courses/events,
financial analysis and controlling financial figures
The publication is relevant to all institutional settings, including associations,
higher education, recreation programs, public schools, private providers, and
other programs in the business of lifelong learning.
Without this manual, you risk wasting numerous programming opportunities. This
publication will pay you back over and over again. We guarantee it. Don't take
the risk. Get the best information and maximize your success.