Top Features to Look for in an LMS


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Elliot Masie, a leading eLearning expert and advocate, once said: “We need to bring learning to people instead of people to learning."

What’s the best way to bring learning to people? With a learning management system (LMS) that’s interactive, easy-to-use, and learner-friendly.

But, with so many different learning management systems on the market, how do you find the right one to bring your training content to your people?

There are certain features you should look for in any LMS you are considering.

Is it easy to use?

One of the biggest complaints about learning management systems is that they’re not user-friendly. Schedule a demo before you commit to any LMS so you can see what you’ll be working with—from the learner side and the admin side.

Can you deliver interactive learning?

What kind of learning activities does the LMS track and report on? Can you incorporate quizzes, videos, and other activities?

Is it in the cloud?

Unless your organization requires a learning management system to be behind your own firewall, we recommend looking for an LMS that’s delivered in the SaaS (software as a service) model. This makes for easy setup, scalability, and instant product updates.

Does it support single sign on?

Single sign on provides seamless integration between your platform and learning environment, eliminating a need for user login.

How many users and admins can you have?

You may want to assign secure administrative privileges to multiple departments or organizations to effectively manage content and report learner data.

Can you customize it?

Customizing your LMS with your brand colors and logos helps you establish a learning platform that conveys your brand and delivers a unique learning experience for all your employees.

Can you have your own domain name?

When you can white label the domain, it allows you to direct learners to the URL of your choice. Custom domains provide a unique branding opportunity to reinforce your company brand.

There are many, many more great features that a learning management system can offer to help you deliver, track, and analyze your training program. The best way to evaluate an LMS is to schedule a demo and see it in action.

We’d love to show you our rockstar LMS.