Community Platforms Essentials

Pick The Right Platform

In this course, we'll explore community platforms and their common components, features, and functions. We'll also take a look at some of the most popular vendors and help you prepare for the selection process. ⚙️💰

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Course Overview

Series: Technology
~1 Hour, 45 Minutes

Course objectives:

  1. Understand what a community platform is and does
  2. Discuss if you need a community platform
  3. Detail the core components found in most platforms
  4. Explore various platform vendors, their capabilities, and differentiators
  5. Pinpoint how to engage and select a vendor for your community

Who this course is for:

  • Absolutely anyone interested in learning more about community platforms


  • Have a basic understanding of communities and their purpose. Completing Community Foundations prior to enrolling in this course is recommended, but not required

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