University of California Berkeley Extension Expands Program Offerings and Improves Service for Students
UC Berkeley Extension partners with Destiny Solutions to implement leading business software solution
TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- University of California Berkeley Extension is partnering with Destiny Solutions to grow its operations and increase its level of service.
A leading university, UC Berkeley needed an enterprise-wide software solution for its Extension school to manage current offerings and provide a platform for further growth. After a thorough selection process, Destiny Solutions is currently implementing its software solution, Destiny One, at the UC Berkeley Extension, with the first phase planned to go live in February 2013.
"Berkeley acknowledges the importance of expanding continuing education opportunities," said Diana Wu, Dean of UC Berkeley Extension. " Destiny One provides the capabilities Berkeley needs to efficiently grow our offerings while recognizing and responding to the demands of today's student."
Already operating 2,200 courses and enrolling 38,000 students each year, Destiny One positions UC Berkeley Extension for growth by providing a seamlessly integrated back and front-end infrastructure that unites numerous program areas and consolidates numerous data silos.
Certified with the highest level of security clearance by the Payment Card Industry (PCI PA-DSS V2.0), Destiny One provides UC Berkeley with a secure and unified data environment, allowing staff to focus their attention on program expansion and student experience.
Destiny One will equip UC Berkeley Extension with the tools needed to effectively manage all aspects of the learner relationship, from gathering and analyzing data profiles, to managing inquiries, to providing students with a personalized online experience. Furthermore, with real-time visibility and reporting, Destiny One puts a wealth of information and intelligence in the hands of decision makers in order to improve market and student responsiveness.
"Berkeley is a world class university with world class programming," said Shaul Kuper, President and CEO of Destiny Solutions. "With Destiny One, Berkeley Extension will be able to provide a topnotch level of service to their students, both in terms of how they manage relationships with their learners and the programming they provide."
About Destiny Solutions
Destiny Solutions is the leading innovator of lifelong learning business solutions. Since 2001, Destiny Solutions has delivered breakthrough technology designed exclusively to meet the divergent needs of non-traditional higher education. Our flagship product, Destiny One™, is the only business solution that offers integrated constituent, enrollment and administrative management on a single software platform so educators can grow revenue, enhance student experience and success, and improve operational efficiency.
For more information, please visit: www.destinysolutions.com
About University of California Berkeley Extension
Founded in 1891, UC Berkeley Extension is the continuing education branch of the University of California, Berkeley. Today, Extension offers 2,200 courses each year, including online courses, along with more than 75 professional certificates and specialized programs of study. Free and low-cost public events are also frequently held as part of Extension's service to the local community.
For more information, please visit: www.extension.berkeley.edu
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