Out-of-the-box options may be suitable for some, but organizations must be able to personalize their LMS platform. In this article, I’ll highlight 10 LMS customization options you should consider for your new LMS.
When most people think of online learning, they think of courses offered through the Internet by a local college or university. Or, they think of a corporate LMS (Learning Management System) where employees go to take compliance training. A much newer form of online learning is offered through an Extended Enterprise, or Customer LMS. Extended enterprise learning is learning offered to those that are outside of the organization. In this case, a company has determined it would be beneficial to offer training externally, whether it be to their vendors, franchisees, an external sales force, customers or the general public. There are a number of reasons you may find this advantageous:
Extended Enterprise Learning Management System implementations may look the same and employ many of the same tools as corporate or inward facing implementations but they are very different. First a definition… “extended enterprise elearning”. Simply put it is outward facing implementations that are used to: Sell content Train customers Train potential customers (marketing function) Train other third parties So what’s different about Extended Enterprise Learning Management Systems?