Ever wonder how much it costs to build an eLearning course? Here’s the short answer: It depends! But don’t worry, there are evidence-based industry standards you can use to budget your next eLearning project.
Industry samples and statistics compiled by the Chapman Alliance estimates anywhere from $5,656 CAD per hour of blended course development. (Note: 2013 average price converted from USD to CAD, with 10.5 % rate of inflation over 6 years).
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Most Canadian eLearning companies won’t even take contracts for eLearning course development under $10k CAD. So be prepared to get quotes above that, especially if you only provide general project requirements. The more information you share, the more accurate the quote can be.
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Leah Chang is a learning consultant with 16+ years of experience designing online and classroom learning. In her spare time she goes on self-propelled travel adventures and tries to grow vegetables.