The largest private university in Norway has renewed its contract with itslearning. In addition to strengthening student engagement and improving learning outcomes, BI Norwegian Business School is now using data from itslearning to predict dropout rates.
Oslo, Norway – February 15th, 2019 — BI Norwegian Business School has agreed to extend the cooperation with itslearning for 5 more years. One of the key decision criteria was the fact that itslearning offers BI Norwegian Business School the opportunity to predict student dropouts through the use of data analytics. BI first implemented itslearning in 2011, and today over 30 000 students and staff are using the platform.
“We want to strengthen our support to students in succeeding with their study ambitions, and we are pleased that itslearning is helping us to do that.”
Amund Bergan, Head of Digital Development at BI.
“itslearning is excellent in supporting us to identify links between student behavior and potential student dropouts. This means that we can extract student behavioral data from itslearning’s data warehouse and use our own prediction tools to identify potential dropouts at an early stage.”
Bernt Smilden, Architect, Digital Development at BI.
World-class quality in Higher Education
Founded in 1943, BI is Norway’s only triple-accredited business school and ranked 3rd in the Nordic Region. BI Norwegian Business School also appears among the best business schools in the European Business Schools Ranking 2018 by the Financial Times. The university has more than 845 academic and administrative staff among its four campuses, including the main campus in Oslo.
“We are really pleased that one of Europe’s most prestigious Higher Education organisations has renewed with our platform to help them improve educational outcomes and reduce student dropout rates. We are confident that our focus on learning analytics will also help other universities across Europe and beyond.”
Thomas Gunleiksrud, VP of International Sales at itslearning.
Used by more than 7 million active users worldwide, itslearning is the largest learning platform provider in Europe. We offer the most pedagogically-aligned learning platform on the market along with the best support and services. Our goal is to maintain reputation as the most innovative LMS organisation within the Higher Education sector worldwide. Itslearning seeks to help universities to achieve their educational and strategic goals.