The Changing Landscape for Awarding Bodies in 2020: 5 Tips to Diversify your Qualifications Approach

By |2020-02-11T17:27:24+00:00February 11th, 2020|Sector Insights|

Digital transformation - It should start with people and strategy as opposed to technology, but often doesn’t. In Protech’s 25 years’ experience, systems transformation alone will not be enough for Awarding Bodies to grow and keep pace with learners demands. A review and analysis of your organisations business strategy on a consistent basis is vital. [...]

Five Tips to Achieve a Streamlined Qualification Experience

By |2020-02-10T10:46:48+00:00February 10th, 2020|Sector Insights|

Professional qualifications allow members to maintain or enhance their knowledge while certifying their competency within in a subject area. For professional awarding organisations, they are a vital tool in diversifying product portfolios and enhancing revenues. Managing these qualifications from enrolment through to certification involves many complex processes. These are often handled manually and can present [...]

Five tips to Achieve Efficient and Effective Events

By |2020-02-05T11:41:30+00:00February 7th, 2020|Sector Insights|

Extending your membership offering to include events, helps to grow revenue, build engagement and increase the value provided to members. Events also help to reach new members and retain those that you already have. Management of events however is often a complex and labour-intensive task with a multitude of processes, deadlines and stakeholders. Maximising the [...]

Five Tips to Achieve Enhanced Member Engagement

By |2020-02-05T11:17:38+00:00February 5th, 2020|Sector Insights|

Engagement is the foundation of any membership organisation. Whether the goal is to retain more members, improve new member acquisition, increase satisfaction or maximise revenue, engagement is fundamental. Engaged members are more likely to participate and renew, and much more likely to become advocates for your organisation. But how can you achieve enhanced member engagement? [...]

The Biggest Challenge for Membership Organisations in 2020: Connecting with Generation Z!

By |2019-11-12T08:43:39+00:00October 15th, 2019|Events, Sector Insights|

Who are Generation Z? People born between 1995-2015 are known as Generation Z. They are the first generation who have only known an online world, and their outlook is very different to those that came before them. It means that the value they perceive from professional bodies is changing and If your organisation isn’t considering [...]

Top 10 Tips for Improving Member Retention

By |2019-09-23T11:10:18+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Sector Insights|

On average, it costs an organisation 7-10 times more to acquire a new customer than it does to hold on to an existing one. Here are our 10 top tips to increase your member retention.   1. Improving membership loyalty benefits This can be achieved by identifying specifically what members most value; either in your [...]

Executive Briefing: CRM must support professional bodies in managing their awarding processes.

By |2019-05-17T14:53:44+00:00July 6th, 2018|Sector Insights|

Any professional body that awards qualifications needs a specialist CRM solution which integrates with its website to ensure that student data entered on the website is captured in its CRM system. An integrated solution allows professional bodies to capture students’ personal details and preferences, website browsing history, the web pages they are visiting, the type [...]

Modern CRM for examining, accrediting and regulatory bodies should be digital, seamless and paperless

By |2019-04-07T13:11:46+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Sector Insights|

Steve Shiels, Head of Operations, ProTech I have taken this title from that of a recent breakfast seminar hosted by Hart Square (the independent CRM and Technology Consultants) and sponsored by ProTech ProTech sponsored this seminar as, like Hart Square, we are acutely aware that many educational, accrediting and regulatory bodies are struggling to meet [...]

Member Engagement

By |2019-05-07T20:59:53+00:00February 28th, 2018|Sector Insights|

Personalisation is the Key Wouldn’t it be great if increasing member engagement had dropped off the outstanding priority list for Not for Profit (NFP), Membership or Association organisations? Why? Because it would mean that the sector had ‘cracked’ one of the biggest challenges it faces. Sadly, the sector is not there yet and driving up [...]

GDPR: The Clock is Ticking – 25th May 2018

By |2019-05-22T10:14:01+00:00February 8th, 2018|Company News, Sector Insights|

How will ProTech help our clients comply? What is GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation that the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission intend to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU). The deadline for [...]