The era of COVID-19 has forced virtually all universities into the so-called online learning environment—with greater to lesser degrees of success. The pivot took place quickly, but now what? Strategic decisions made now will define the longer term success of both your learners and your institution as a whole. If you survive Fall 2020, how will you thrive into the remainder of the decade? Here are five foundational issues that can lead to institutional success through online learning: Strategic Analysis, Understanding the Marketplace, Focus on Quality, Need for Training, and Embracing Innovation.