Dec 09, 2020 11:13 PM EST

Why LMS is the Right Training Solution for Most Firms

Why LMS is the Right Training Solution for Most Firms

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Regardless of the kind of firm you run, hiring and retaining the right people as employees is essential. They are the lifeblood of your company. If your team do not have the right skills, your competitors will soon catch up and surpass you. 

Most business owners understand this. That is why they are more than willing to invest in modern HR LMS solutions. They are an affordable, flexible, and a way to easily administer training for your staff. If you have not yet tried this type of training solution, it is well worth doing so soon. Here is a quick overview of what you can expect when you do.

A truly flexible training solution

The best LMS solutions provide you with full flexibility. You can load any presentation materials into the system, and have it delivered in any order that you choose.

A library of standard training materials

There are certain kinds of training that firms are obliged to deliver to all of their staff. For example, every employee must be provided with the information, instruction, training, and supervision needed to stay safe in the workplace. This is mandated at a national level, which means that some LMS providers include this kind of training in their library of videos and presentations. Potentially, these can be selected and loaded into your own training packages, meaning you don't have to create this type of training material from scratch - this will save you both time and money.

Proof that mandated training has been completed

Most LMS providers incorporate tracking into their systems. This enables you and your employees to see how far along they are in the training program. Potentially, you can use reports from the LMS system to prove that the mandated training has been completed. 

The ability to check what your employees have learned

You are also able to load test material into the system. Again, you can track progress and pull off reports that show how each employee scored. This data can potentially be used to prove that the person had indeed reached the required level of proficiency. 

The ability to periodically check skill levels

It is also possible to create training materials that are designed to refresh a person's skills. Once that has been completed, you will be able to once again test their understanding. 

Should you identify any skill gaps you can take steps to address that problem. Either by creating new training materials yourself or by searching the library of videos, games and presentations that are included in the cost of most LMS packages.

Any company can potentially use this kind of training. Most providers are flexible enough to ensure that small firms can afford their services and that they do not end up paying for features that they are not likely to need.

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