About EMPOWER SIS

EMPOWER is a student information system that allows schools to maintain and manage student data. The solution can be deployed on the cloud or hosted on clients' premises and can be accessed through a web based portal. It is an integrated solution for all key members of a school including students, teachers, faculty, and parents. The solution manages the entire student life cycle, from leads to placements. The software is suited for the needs of small and medium sized institutes across the US. Some of the key customers are Nebraska Christian College, Benedictine College, Calumet College of St. Joseph, Covenant School of Nursing, Geneva General Hospital Schools of Nursing and Unites States Sports Academy.

The product manages all aspects of operations from lead management, scheduling meetings, student grades and attendance management. The primary features of the solution are recruiting & admissions, recording, auditing, managing financial, alumni development, campus security and managing human resource operations. It also integrates with a Learning Management Solution commonly used in educational institutes, such as Moodle, Blackboard and Edvance360.

The full EMPOWER package includes implementation, training, conversion, maintenance, support and ongoing updates.

Pricing starting from:

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  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Key benefits of EMPOWER SIS

• EMPOWER student information system is a web based SaaS solution and eliminates the need for any additional IT infrastructure and high initial investment.
• The EMPOWER web portal offers secure access to institution’s important services and information via the web.
• The role based security options ensures that administrator have clear control over various roles and operations for different user base including students, staff, faculty and alumni.
• The solution includes more than 650 ready to use reports, queries and extracts which can provide real-time information to stakeholders, outside agencies, and the institution management.
• EMPOWER’s financial module allows admin to manage student's financial transactions and utilizes the billing feature through a single dashboard. Students or parents can pay for courses online without any other registration.
• The campus security module offers parking management, campus incident management application which includes the uniform crime reporting feature (UCR), and campus judicial process management for safeguarding institutions code of conduct.
• Web based portal for faculty and students enables them to track and analyze their academic progress at any given time.
• Institutes can manage funds and scholarships and attach funds to a specific student or group of students and track how funds are being used.
• It’s billing and receivables module supports billing process which includes receivables accounting, fee collection and integrating financial system.
• Single sign-on alert message system offers multi-channel messaging option through emails, voice and text messages.

Devices

Business size

S M L

Markets

Canada, United States

Supported Languages

English

Pricing starting from:

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  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Features

Total features of EMPOWER SIS: 41

  • API
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Admissions Management
  • Alumni Management
  • Application Management
  • Assessment Management
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Candidate Management
  • Class Registration
  • Class Scheduling
  • Classroom Management
  • Client Portal
  • Colleges / Universities
  • Curriculum Management
  • Customisable Forms
  • Electronic Assignments & Tests
  • Evaluation Management
  • Event Calendar
  • Faculty/Staff Management
  • Fee Management
  • Financial Aid Management
  • Financial Management
  • Forms Management
  • Fundraising Management
  • Gradebook
  • Higher Education
  • Housing Management
  • Online Payments
  • Progress Reports
  • Records Management
  • Recruitment Management
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Role-Based Permissions
  • Scheduling
  • Scoring
  • Self Service Portal
  • Single Sign On
  • Student Information/Records
  • Student Portal
  • Third Party Integrations

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Reviews

Overall rating

3.9 /5
(9)
Value for Money
4.3/5
Features
4.1/5
Ease of Use
3.9/5
Customer Support
3.9/5

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Paullina W. Paullina W.
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  • Industry: Education Management
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Easy Student Information System

Reviewed on 02/02/2017

EMPOWER is a user-friendly student information system that our school has used for over ten years!...

EMPOWER is a user-friendly student information system that our school has used for over ten years! All of our departments, students and staff are able to use the same system and has made communication, tracking and reporting exceptionally efficient for our school. We use this database to do a wide variety of tasks from handling applications for incoming students, tracking students through the Admissions process, enrolling students into classes, storing confidential student records and maintaining them, a place to process/maintain billing/tuition payments, financial aid tracking, annual reporting and much more. We also use the web portal where students can view their schedules and pay tuition online, and we even use this as a place for our instructors to enter attendance and grades. Needless to say, it's organized our school a tremendous amount. Not only is it an easy software to use but all of the support staff are extremely helpful, and always go above and beyond as far as database support and training. I highly recommend EMPOWER!

Conrad B. Conrad B.
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  • Company size: 201-500 Employees
  • Used for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

Empower provides payroll and HR software that helps keep us organized, although the reporting...

Reviewed on 09/11/2017

When we combine these couple issues with less than stellar customer service with our payroll...

When we combine these couple issues with less than stellar customer service with our payroll provider that supports us in the use of this software, I would not recommend it--and we will be looking to replace it in the coming year probably.

Pros

The software helps our company keep much HR and payroll data accessible and accurate in the many needs we have in remaining compliant and keeping track of employees.

Cons

My 2 biggest complaints related to reporting capabilities and no built in time and labor (& accruals for time off) software. There are huge, almost endless reporting capabilities, but you have to master another type of software in the system in order to build many reports we need. For time, labor & time off accruals, it is "klunky" to have to login to another software that we use that interfaces with Empower.

Laura K. Laura K.
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Great for payroll; does a great job with the basics.

Reviewed on 10/12/2017

Pros

Reliable, fast payroll process. Displays the payroll register before you post for easy double-checking. The payroll process is clear and straightforward.

Cons

The HRIS functions are limited beyond the basics. Very little customization available. HRIS employee-side and applicant tracking system are not browser neutral which is oftentimes problematic. They're converting to a new platform and because of that, R&D resources aren't committed like they used to be to this software product.

Jon M. Jon M.
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Fantastic product for the cost

Reviewed on 11/02/2017

The customer service is out of this world. The modules are code driven and user definable. New...

The customer service is out of this world. The modules are code driven and user definable. New features and functions are continually added to improve the product. The profiles and extracts makes retrieving data even easier.

Pros

Easy to use. User definable codes.

Cassandra G. Cassandra G.
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Empower Review

Reviewed on 27/01/2017

Imagetek has been a partner of Empower's for over 10 years and I've had the pleasure of working...

Imagetek has been a partner of Empower's for over 10 years and I've had the pleasure of working with them for the past 2.5 years. They are amazing to work with and care deeply about their clients.

Pros

Software has a clean look and many options for customization.

Cons

The admissions piece isn't as flashy as other things on market because Empower is more focused on functionality instead.

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EMPOWER SIS has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001+

EMPOWER SIS supports the following languages:

English

EMPOWER SIS supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

EMPOWER SIS integrates with the following applications:

Blackboard Learn, Moodle

EMPOWER SIS offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, Chat

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