Everything You Need to Know About Learning Management Systems (LMS)

You may have heard about Learning Management Systems, but aren’t quite sure what they are. What exactly is an LMS? Who can benefit from them? What’s the point of investing in one? Keep reading to find out the answers to these questions and more.

What is an LMS?

A learning management system is a software that is used to make the learning and training process easier for your department. Every department requires some sort of training or courses for all of its employees. It can be hard to keep track of which employee is doing what on what path, and keeping things organized before, during, and after training programs. That’s why departments invest in an LMS for their:

  • Administration
  • Documentation
  • Tracking
  • Reporting
  • Automation
  • Delivery

Benefits of a Learning Management System

Features are great, but how can those features benefit your department? Here’s how:

  1. The system organizes and safely stores big data
  2. It monitors learner progress and performance
  3. The system personalizes the online training experience
  4.  It improves eLearning Accessibility

Most importantly, a learning management system can be altered to best fit the needs of your department. If you have multilingual employees, the software can be altered to better train them in their language. If your department distributes certificates, the software can be programmed to do that efficiently. The sky’s the limit with this type of software.

What Are Some Features?

There are several features that this type of software offers. When looking to invest in a system, make sure the software includes:

  • Reports and analytics
  • Responsive design 
  • Support services
  • User feedback 
  • Compliance and certification support 
  • Student tracking
  • Online assessment

These are just a few examples of the many features an LMS has that will benefit your department.

Who Would Benefit Most from an LMS? 

It’s safe to say that just about every department can benefit from a learning management system. Though it was once standard to offer classes and training in person, in the light of the current pandemic, having the option to provide training online has become not only invaluable but essential. An LMS gives your department the ability to adapt to a changing world without missing valuable training time.

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If you’re looking for a system that allows you to do a wide range of functions and will save you valuable time,  schedule a free demonstration of MdE’s peACEqPro product. Our software has everything you need to quickly and effectively train individuals and track that training. The best part is that when you invest in MdE you can schedule support 24/7  so you never have to worry about a stall in learning. Click here to schedule your free demo and see all of what MdE has to offer.