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Continuing Education Community

Challenge

Becker Professional Education, a subsidiary of DeVry, Inc., is a global leader in professional education and is the largest provider of training and continued education for prospective and current Certified Public Accountants (CPAs). Becker has over 250 locations around the world and offers in-person classes as well as online learning. Becker came to 7Summits to build an online community to connect prospective CPAs, current CPAs and accounting professionals across this vast geographic reach.

Strategy & Solution

7Summits designed and built the new community, “Becker Edge”, from scratch using Jive Software. Collaborating with a cross functional team at Becker 7Summits lead the strategy, design, development and launch support for Becker Edge.  With Becker Edge, CPAs are supported throughout their entire journey. Prospective CPAs are able to participate in discussions and easily form study groups across geographic boundaries. Users have access to the Expert Corner, which is an interactive platform where professional accountants share their industry knowledge. Support is also streamlined within Becker Edge – users can ask questions within the community and receive answers from their peers or experts in real time. From initial exam preparation to continuing education, Baker Edge helps CPAs on their path to professional success.

At a Glance

Industry
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Becker provides one of a kind opportunities to their students with a social community from 7Summits. A CPA education that connects prospective students, students and working professionals is an effective teaching and recruiting device. Industry advice, mentors and connections are enormous values that Becker can offer to all CPAs.

  • We have been able to launch a community where CPA Exam candidates can now connect with others for support and advice while preparing for a high-stakes exam. Candidates are excited every day to have a place where they can have specific conversations around their experience with others going through the same process.


    Jenna Lucchesi, Becker Professional Education