Generally speaking, online courses have a major benefit over traditional learning with their reduced cost. For example, there is no cost for commuting. Assorted costs that are related to transport, such as fuel, parking, car maintenance, and public transportation costs don't affect the online student.
An immediate issue facing us all during COVID-19 is managing business continuity with the majority of our staff working from home. Companies are now suddenly required to manage/empower “virtual” teams with no processes or systems in place to support it.