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Client Profile

For almost five decades, this company has set the standard for quality, practical continuing education and for delivering what insurance and risk management practitioners want. Over 150,000 respected professionals, across the U.S. and worldwide, have used and continued to use their continuing education programs as the foundation upon which they build their successful careers and businesses.

Client Industry

Insurance and Risk Management

Business Challenges

This company’s existing site was extremely old and outdated. The site was built on a Magento 1 platform and had zero mobile compatibility, a visually outdated aesthetic, a very difficult to navigate course catalog and a back-end login area built on a completely different technology just so it could connect with their Oracle database.

The Magento 1 platform was also very cumbersome. With an admin interface that was difficult to manage and hard to navigate, it was difficult for their user base to administer the site. In addition, Magento 2 came with numerous performance updates.

Below is a view of the old website.

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Solution

Plego built a brand new eCommerce site based on the Magento 2 platform, below are the features of the website. The following are the features of the new site:

Enhanced Home Interface

A brand new homepage interface was created that made it easier for users to access the information they needed. Access to courses, resources, and program data was presented up front.

Below are the features of the homepage:

  • Dynamic sliders with changing content
  • Access to programs
  • Access to Resources
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Dynamic Course Schedule Interface

The course schedule interface was designed so that users seeking to find Continuing Education courses in the proper location and at the proper times did not have to hunt for their desired results. With a brand new search interface and a tiled course quickview, users were able to get their desired results almost immediately.

The following are the main features of the Course Schedule section

  • Course quick view and detailed view
  • Full text course search
  • Filters
  • By Location
  • By Course type
  • By Program
  • By Dates
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Course Detail Interface

The course detail interface was completely revamped to show a more complete view of:

  • The course
  • Itinerary
  • Faculty
  • Credit hours
  • Accommodations for out of towners
  • Detailed course overview.
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Oracle API

A custom Oracle API was built to build a bridge between Magento and the company’s Oracle back-end. Student and Course data stored in Oracle pertaining to:

  • course history
  • continuing education credits
  • membership dues
  • other critical customer data was directly available on the website to the students.

Technologies Used

Magento, MySQL, Oracle, .NET

Services Provided

Magento Website Design & Development, API Development and Integration.

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