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Butler's BETA hits top 25 for Ed2Go online trainers

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Published: Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Ed2Go, an online professional development content provider, recently named the top 25 entities providing Ed2Go training for the Ed2Go session starting Dec. 9, 2015.

Business Education Training Analysis (BETA), a division of Butler Community College, was named #20.

Located in Andover, BETA offers corporate training programs and services to help people become more productive and companies more profitable. BETA has served the Wichita/metro area for more than 25 years, and now reaches a global market since partnering with Ed2Go in 2001.

BETA was the only Kansas training provider making the list ranking higher than Alamance Community College, Elgin Community College, Broward College, University of North Georgia, and University of Houston.

The complete list is as follows:
1. University of Waterloo
2. Portland Community College
3. Wake Technical Community College
4. College of Continuing and Professional Education at Kennesaw State University
5. University of Central Florida
6. Prince George's Community College
7. Loyola Marymount University
8. Miami Dade College
9. Anne Arundel Community College
10. Montgomery College
11. University of Georgia
12. Arapahoe Community College
13. Brookhaven College
14. Foothill-De Anza Community College District
15. Midlands Technical College
16. Collin College
17. Randolph Community College
18. The Community College of Baltimore County
19. Metropolitan Community College
20. Butler Community College
21. Alamance Community College
22. Elgin Community College
23. Broward College
24. University of North Georgia
25. University of Houston

The BETA Ed2Go program is an ideal format for businesses and individuals seeking convenient yet thorough online professional development options. Courses are short-term and instructor-led as well as informative, fun and interactive.

Ed2Go courses begin each month and run for six weeks covering approximately 12 lessons. Most lessons can be completed in about two hours. Students are allowed to complete the lessons on their own time and receive a certificate from Butler Community College upon completion.

Course topics cover a variety of professional areas including:  Accounting and Finance, Business, College Readiness, Computer Applications, Design and Composition, Health Care and Medical, Language and Arts, Law and Legal, Teaching and Education, Technology, and Writing and Publishing.

“We’re thrilled with the recent ranking,” said Michelle Ruder, Director of Butler Community College’s BETA program. “Some of our most popular courses center around Fundamentals of Supervision and Management, writing, Business Finance for non-finance personnel, as well as several web and IT related courses.”

BETA serves as a partner for several local businesses and is able to create professional development course bundles at a discount so business seeking training for multiple employees can do so at a reduced rate. To learn more about BETA, contact the BETA Office at 316.218.6118 or email us at To learn about Ed2Go online course offerings, visit the ed2go professional development catalog.