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November 2nd, 2021 · 7 min read

Is your tuition assistance program outdated? Try this modern approach

5 common pitfalls of traditional tuition assistance programs

1. Difficult to measure and show ROI

The fix

2. Not easily accessible

The fix

3. Low awareness levels

The fix

4. Missing tangible outcomes or clear path to success

The fix

  • No one-size-fits-all: Consider many of the nuances for various learners and provide a curated mix of relevant offerings such as short skills courses, industry-relevant certificates and certifications that support professional development.
  • Quality education: Partner with top-tier academic institutions that offer flexible, inclusive education paths which can include for-credit options, stackable credentials and diverse modalities for learning to address immediate needs and also merge into degree programs later on.
  • Company objectives: Align appropriate and relevant learning options that support the core skills and competencies outlined in high-demand, target roles.


5. Lack of ongoing leadership support for learners

The fix

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