Selecting the right learning management system for your enterprise can be a tough decision. There are so many options out there that it can be hard to know which software is right for your business. Here are a 5 quick tips to consider when evaluating your options.
Large organizations have wide and hugely varying user needs. That’s why it’s so important that your enterprise learning management solution includes all the features you need. The last thing you want is to need to purchase a second system in a year’s time, to fill a feature gap.
What features does my organization need?
Will this system manage content at scale
Can I segment my learners into different groups
How customisable is the software
- Build courses
- Manage events
- Assess learners
- Set up mentorships
- Track learner progress
- Create discussion boards
- Access real-time analytics
- Create a searchable library
- Assign credentials to learners
- Delegate responsibility to my team
- Survey my learners and view results
- Customize the user roles in the enterprise platform
Flexibility is a big one! It’s important that your enterprise learning management software has the flexibility to match your organization's changing needs. The requirements you have today will inevitably change in the future and it’s important that your learning system can move with you.
Internal branding is important, especially in large corporations. Whichever enterprise learning management solution you choose, make sure it includes a white labelling option. Providing your learners with a fully branded platform experience from the moment they first log-in. Consider branding elements such as:
No matter what enterprise learning management solution you choose, it’s likely some product customisation will be necessary. Not all learning solutions offer customisation so it’s important to ask:
Cyber security is a hot topic and nobody wants to get caught out. When choosing a solution make sure that the enterprise learning management system includes robust security features such as:
Your enterprise learning management partner will play an important role in your organization L&D goals. Make sure that you feel valued as a customer and that you like your account contact on a personal level. This might sound like an usual element to add to a technology list but the better the relationship with your stakeholders the better the outcomes will be for your business :)