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Here you can read useful posts about training and development. We also hope that you find our coverage of apprenticeship training comprehensive and useful.
Over the weeks and months we try and answer some of the burning questions relating to Learning Technology, Digital Apprenticeships as well as e-Learning.

How to avoid the hidden costs of a Learning Management System (LMS)

Thursday 23rd April 2020
Yahia Rezgui

Thinking about buying or replacing an LMS? You are not alone. According to research by the Brandon Hall Group, 44% of organisations are not satisfied with their existing LMS and 48% are investigating different or new learning technology systems. The research also found that the cost of an LMS makes up 38% of the average learning technology budget. Considering that this is a large budget chunk, it is critical to have full visibility of not just the up front and "hard costs" but the often hidden, cumulative costs of many systems before making a decision. In addition to the up-front monetary cost of different systems, there are many other cost factors, often not immediately obvious. To illustrate, take as an example a 500 employee company…

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Using an LMS to house association content and courses

Sunday 29th March 2020
Francis Greenwood

Members often go to associations for knowledge and insight into their industry, how an association is able to present this information with a Learning Management System (LMS) can often provide more benefits than traditional methods. An LMS can be used as a hub to store training documents. This can be more effective than housing information on a website because it provides a ready-made layout for document storage and a way for anyone at the association to quickly upload PDF, PowerPoint, Word, Video, and Audio files, which is easily accessible to members. This content can also be made into interactive short courses. These can be anything from converted PowerPoint slides, right the way through to interactive videos with assessments and certificates…

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6 Benefits of an LMS for Education

Sunday 26th January 2020
Yahia Rezgui

Improving classroom and learning experiences is one of the top priorities for anyone running or managing an educational organisation. You might be using the same training methods that have worked for years, but achieving consistent results across all levels of your organisation can be difficult. You might have introduced more high-tech teaching and training solutions, but found that they require extensive and ongoing IT support and knowledge, which might not always be available or affordable. However, things have moved on and a well-designed Learning Management System like Trove could be transformative for your school or college! Technological developments, the increased use of digital materials in the classroom and changing needs and requirements of learners mean that the traditional teacher/classroom approach is becoming less and…

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How can organisations save on their training budget by implementing an LMS

Thursday 2nd January 2020
Yahia Rezgui

A Learning Management System, or LMS, can completely change and drastically improve the way your business works. You can find out more about what an LMS is and its fundamental advantages in my blog below, but this post will outline how using an LMS can specifically help you and your company to save time and money, and increase your efficiency. CUTTING COSTS An LMS will cut your company's costs in a number of different ways: 1. There is no need for your workforce to travel in order to receive off-premise training with an LMS there are no travel or accommodation expenses. Hotels and transport are no longer necessary with this innovative software. 2. There is also no need to pay for training materials and trainers.…

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5 things A Learning Management System Can Bring to Your Business

Sunday 24th November 2019
Yahia Rezgui

Discover the top 5 benefits of using an LMS here... You've mastered most of your digital alliances, from mobile apps to e-readers, and tablets to Bluetooth speakers. Still there are some concepts that elude you, like this LMS people keep mentioning in business discussions. You know it's a great piece of software, but what exactly does it do? Well, we're here to clear up any confusion LMS stands for Learning Management System... Learning - because you use it to deliver educational resources and training programs Management - because it helps you to organise your training and eLearning System - because LMS is a piece of computer software. In our recent article, we discuss in more detail, the benefits of introducing a LMS into your organisation. In this…

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