Have you recently been introduced to the term "extended enterprise?" Perhaps you are a training manager who manages partner training. Or maybe you are tasked with improving your company's customer success. In this article, we look at what a company's extended enterprise is, and what extended enterprise training entails.
You've implemented an online training program, well done! Now that you've designed the curriculum, produced the content, chosen a learning management system, and authored your courses, that's it, right? Not quite. When investing in a customer or partner education program, it's important to define success metrics for measuring the return on your training investment.
In this blog post, we discuss the 4 most common metrics for measuring training ROI.
We are excited to announce our newest additions to the course analytics. You can gain key insights into user engagement with our newest reports.
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If you sell your online training on Skilljar, you can choose whether to use your own payment gateway to process e-commerce transactions, or opt for Skilljar to handle payments. Both options have their own benefits. In this article, we take a look at the e-commerce options for your Skilljar courses.
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If you’re an eLearning professional, you’ve probably come across the term LMS. So, what is an LMS? LMS, an acronym which stands for "learning management system," is an increasingly broad term for a wide range of eLearning software.
The generic definition of an LMS is a software solution for delivering and tracking training activities, usually with an emphasis on eLearning. As we'll see, LMS features vary so widely that it's become a catch-all term. If you're searching for a quasi or actual LMS, it's important to look at specific requirements in order to find the best fit. In this post, we deconstruct the elements of an LMS, to help you identify the specific features you need from an online training platform.
Looking to set an enrollment expiration period for your course? Or perhaps you have a private domain, and only want to provide access for a limited period of time. You can now easily set the default duration of time that customers have access to your content in the dashboard.
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If you're looking for a learning management system for customer, channel partner, or supplier training (aka extended enterprise), the search can be daunting. External user training comes with its own unique needs and challenges.
The eLearning industry is full of acronyms - in fact, the word eLearning itself is shorthand for electronic learning! Interested in learning the common industry jargon? Here is our handy guide to the top five eLearning acronyms.
1. LMS (Learning Management System)
A Learning Management System is a software system that is used by training organizations to deliver and track learning activities, with an emphasis on eLearning.
There are two common tyes of LMS systems: installed and SaaS. The installed type requires hosting on an organization's own server. The SaaS (software-as-a-service) type is hosted in the cloud.
The features that an LMS includes will also differ greatly. Depending on the platform, or a company's specific training needs, an LMS might include features like:
- Course authoring tools
- Course delivery
- Course catalog
- Assignments and gradebooks
- Discussion forums
- Student registration
- Data integrations
You may be noticing the theme that LMS systems vary greatly. They are evolving rapidly, too. We'll be doing a full blog post on this subject to dive into these details.
Welcome to the next segment of intern introductions! We are excited to get to know Morgan Marks, engineering intern and the newest addition to the Skilljar team. She’ll be helping to build some great upcoming features.
Morgan hails from Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, and has spent the past 4 years studying Math and Computer Science at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota (talk about a change in weather!). After graduating in June, Morgan moved to Seattle for her next adventure. When she’s not writing code, her interests include cooking, crocheting, and calligraphy.