The Online Course Masterplan

Planning and process are the secret ingredients to creating high-quality online courses without overwhelming your life or day-job.

We help you build your course the smart way.

Great courses start with clear plans.

But often, it’s hard to see the way forward, especially if you’ve tried and got stuck or you’re an expert in your field and struggle to see the topic through the eyes of a beginner.
How do I start?
Have you got a great idea for a course, but you don’t know how to develop it?
Too much content?
Are you an expert in your field, and you’ve got so much content you don’t know the best way to structure it?
No time to waste?
Do you want to get your course design right first time, so you don’t waste time learning from mistakes?

Our process and tools will help smooth out all the bumps.

How can we help?

We’ll dig deep into your ideas and give you a process to follow that helps you develop a high-quality course quickly.

We'll work together through one-to-one coaching sessions with easy to follow assignments in between.

Go from idea to actionable content plan in just three sessions.
Our proven process and methodology will help you remove the wrong turns and give you clarity on what to focus on at each step.
We’ll be your critical friend to help evaluate your idea and structure it with the client or learner in mind.
We’ll keep you accountable so you can accelerate the development process and get help when you need it the most.

What to expect

1 hour discovery session
Tell us all about your project, what you're trying to achieve and how you want us to help.
Assignment 1 & Feedback
The first assignment helps you structure your course into a logical outline that gives you clear direction. 
1 hour follow-up session
Our second session together will review your assignment and brief you on how to move on to the next step.
Assignment 2 & Feedback
The next assignment will help you identify all of the content items you need to create or reuse to flesh out the course.
1 hour follow-up session
In our final session we'll review your content map and set goals for when and how you can create the content.

Feedback is a gift

We want to help all our clients create outstanding online learning solutions.
"Working with Sam was very easy for me as he was extremely knowledgeable in both learning theory and the technical aspects of the platforms we were using. He’s also really collaborative and enthusiastic which made it easy for the rest of the team to work with him."

Tim R

Project management expert
"Having worked with Sam on both my website and online course I can confidently say he is not only talented but a true professional. He has been transparent with me throughout the entire process."

Jordan Harry

Entrepreneur & Podcaster
"Sam always does whatever he can to ensure the success of a project, and remains calm and professional at all times, giving good advice on how to overcome obstacles in order to deliver on time, on budget and to quality standards. "

Sarah Frame

Learning & Development Consultant
Meet the coach

Sam Burrough

Sam has been helping people make better e-learning for nearly twenty years. He takes a human-centered approach to designing digital things because at the end of the day understanding people is what makes good design.
Patrick Jones - Course author

Don't waste time and energy learning the hard way

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