Is your OPM really sharing the risk?

From RNL: “Opting for an Online Program Management (OPM) partner to jump start a school’s online programming needs may be a tempting short-term solution. … Many university stakeholders think that the OPM will share in the risk of online program creation and that this is indeed a risk that needs to be shared. But is this belief true? … The OPMs pay the up-front costs of program development and make their money over the course of a long-term contract, continually earning a fixed share of the tuition revenue. But I would argue that these rigid tuition-sharing models do not match the needs of the school.”

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