Online program management is perhaps one of the hottest topics in higher education technology today, but it's also somewhat poorly understood. The term Online Program Management, OPM, can be used to describe the process, technology and providers associated with web-based higher education delivery. This analysis uses industry analyst Phil Hill's definition: "organizations (mostly for-profit companies, but with at least one non-profit variation) that help non-profit schools develop online programs" (Hill, 2016).
As online courses become more widely available, it is important that your online courses meet disability and accessibility standards known as 508 compliance. This is important so all students have equal access to information.