The LMS (eLearning) Needs Analysis

The LMS (eLearning) Needs Analysis

Here are some questions to help determine if your organization is ready for a Learning Management System (LMS). Are you ready for eLearning? Answer the questions below and build your business case!

  • Why do you need an LMS?
  • Who will use the LMS? Which learners and which trainers? How many are there?
  • Is there any internal (IT & business) support for an LMS?
  • Which type of employees do you have e.g. office-based, factory-based, warehouse-based etc?
  • Do your learners have access to computers and mobile devices? In what ratio?
  • What activities are your employees doing e.g. working on a computer, working with their hands, driving transport, traveling a lot?
  • Do you currently have a training program for staff?
  • What kind of training do they do e.g. class-room, on-line, outdoors?
  • Where are your learners based e.g. nationwide, globally distributed, single office?
  • What is the average age of your learner population?
  • Does your staff need to be certified or do compliance training at present?
  • How much does your organization spend on training staff?
  • Will there be any cost saving from using an LMS?
  • What type of content will you have e.g. SCORM, TinCan (xApi), PDFs, Video etc?
  • Who will create content?
  • Where will the content come from?
  • How much content will there be?
  • How will the content be updated and how often?
  • Do you need to regularly test your employees’ knowledge? How will you do that? How much does that cost?
  • What will eLearning deliver that does not currently happen? What is that worth?
  • Who is your most senior supporter/ stakeholder for eLearning? How influential are they?
  • How much is your LMS budget? Do you have a budget yet?
  • Who would support your budget request? How influential are they?
  • If you didn’t buy an LMS would anyone notice?
  • What would the top three business benefits to the organization be if you used an LMS?
  • Could these benefits be gained any other way without using an LMS?

We’re almost certain you answered yes to a few of these questions, and we’re glad!

Because here at eFront, we have all these and many more solutions to eLearning and traning questions.

If you would like to have a conversation about:

a) how to get started with eLearning, or
b) a move from an open source LMS to a commercial LMS, or
c) a move from your current LMS to eFront

just send an email to birt[at]efrontlearning.net to receive a fast response, and some helpful insights!

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