Labor market analysis, skills gap analysis, and employer engagement consultation to guide strategy and identify growth opportunities for your online Self-Supporting program.
ODL's Program Market Analysis is a consultative service aimed at supporting the ongoing development of existing online programs by leveraging labor market, academic market, and employer profile data.
Our office provides data-driven insight into:
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Using government and resume and alumni profile data, our office analyzes trends in relevant academic fields to help faculty and administrators better understand their programs' competitive landscape. We build upon this data to generate reasonable enrollment projections in the coming years, a crucial aid in long-term program planning.
Our office's consultation will provide deeper insight into the local, regional, and national economies that drive potential students to your programs. We can help ensure our online programs remain aligned with labor market demand and identify key demand gaps across the state and country.
Our office leverages propietary employer and resume profiles data to provide programs with information about the particular skills for which employers are looking and how prepared the workforce is to meet those demands. We can review regional trends or analyze particular industries and companies. This level of detail enables our office to identify potential student interests and regions education is in low supply. Lastly, this data is a way to forge new relationships with employers and industry leaders.
Working with our office, programs will be able to identify specific skills gaps for particular occupations and job titles relevant to the field. This data can be used as a check on program curricula, ensuring on-going alignment with in-demand skills, and be a catalyst for conversations with managers to build continuing education opportunities for their current employees.