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.
Read more about how long it takes to build a one-hour eLearning course.
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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.