Learning Management Systems save companies and instructors valuable time and money by enabling them to easily manage the training of large groups of learners through a web-based environment with anytime, anywhere accessibility.
Here are some of the top benefits of Learning Management System :
- Anywhere, Anytime Learning
Learning Management Systems allows companies and trainers to manage training programs by uploading all their training material to a central location. This allows employees and learners to access the learning materials at any time and from anywhere with Internet access.
- Intelligent Insights With Reports & Stats
With advanced reporting and tracking features, LMS systems are the perfect tool to gauge the learning progress of employees and students. Detailed reports such as course reports, user reports, group reports & compliance reports, as well as learner statistics, allows trainers to easily identify the progress of a large group of employees or individual students.
- Easily create and conduct online tests
Many Learning Management Systems come bundled with advanced quiz & test making tools, enabling instructors to easily gauge learning levels, automate grading, set up a certification processes, and much more. They can easily add tests, quizzes & surveys to their courses and utilize a number of security controls to prevent cheating in online tests and quizzes.
- Save Time
By using the LMS to create and conduct training programs, companies and instructors save hours of time from the traditional method of delivery. Unlike training events conducted in brick & mortar classrooms, the LMS training programs can be easily organized and scheduled according to the convenience of employees and students. They can be backed up, imported into empty course shells, shared with other instructors, and reused numerous times.
- Save Money
Companies and instructors save money by using virtual classrooms. They reduce transportation and lodging costs and the time spent away from work traveling. For a relatively low price, LMS environments allow companies and educational institutions alike to save on administrative and paperwork costs by creating online courses, which they can reuse multiple times to train geographically dispersed team of employees or learners.
- Easily Customize and Update Content
With all the training materials hosted in a central location, companies and trainers can easily update the existing content or add new content in a very short period of time. Learning Management Systems allow instant access for adding new material to keep the training program relevant. Learners will be able to see the updated material immediately, giving the course a fresh new look.
- Easy Schedule Training For A Mobile Workforce
Learning Management System allow companies to easily schedule training for their staff on multiple shifts and lower their operating costs. Telecommuting employees can take the training from anywhere at times that best meets their needs. This flexibility also helps companies to attract more employees and increases the productivity of their existing employees. Another benefit is being able to use content that learners are most receptive to, such as interactive videos that are hard to share in an offline classroom. Additionally, the LMS-hosted communication tools help a mobile workforce communicate and collaborate effectively with each other.
- Personalized and Interactive Learning
Learning Management Systems allow instructors to create interactive e-courses by using videos, images, audio and text, which serve as excellent learning aids. Learners can also communicate with their trainers and peers through online discussion forums, making learning much more interactive, engaging and personalized for learners.
- Make Money Online
Few Learning Management Systems allow instructors to make money online by selling their courses, through a fully managed e-commerce platform with an automated payment process. Learners can easily register and pay online for courses they want to take. As their business grows, instructors also have the option to design their own billing system and use the LMS only for delivery of those courses – inside their website and under their brand.