Learning Systems RFP and Tier4 NexGen

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I note this, because this post covers my new Learning Systems RFP Template , which includes the latest NexGen Tier 4 feature sets. Why one RFP instead of specific ones for LXP and LMS? This is far better than them receiving a 20 page RFP or 100 page RFP. Vendors who gripe, clearly have never experienced a 10 page or more RFI/RFP (and high page RFPs are common). . Aka ILT. BTW, you want the calendar feature. EXTRA! EXTRA!

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Step right up to the LMS Sideshow

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If you are interested in seeing the basics, then check out my LMS RFP template. Classroom management is a mix bag, since some folks want features within it, some don’t want or need the classroom management, which is ideal for ILT. Anyway, the better systems have either all those features within my LMS RFP template or nearly all – with print out sheets, define capacity, auto perform conflict checking as the most common ones, vendors may not have in their system. .

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How to Buy a LMS

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I never did a RFP nor spent more time than necessary to find a system. Try to avoid using a RFP template. Ask them who would be your point of contact – it may not be the person who is doing the RFP. Even if you choose not to use a RFP, make sure to create a quick spreadsheet listing the features you want – being specific. For example: you want a calendar. But do you want to be able to have the calendar on the home page?

Types of Learning Systems

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A training management system leverages heavily with scheduling of training whether it is ILT (a huge piece) or online. Most will have the calendar and waitlist (but plenty do not). My LMS RFP (also covers learning platforms) is a perfect way to do a comparison, when you match it up to the LXP one. . Let me ask you an honest question. What is your personality type? Are you a Type A? Maybe a Type B? I was once told by a CEO, that I was a Type A ultra even more so then her.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

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An LMS like LearnUpon can send ILT invitations with an attached iCal invite so that your learners can save the session to their calendar. ILT (Instructor-Led Training). RFP (Request for Proposal). During a selection process, an RFP document is prepared by organizations to help assess each vendor. From Agile to xAPI and everything in between, there are a lot of eLearning terms to get your head around.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2

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An LMS like LearnUpon can send ILT invitations with an attached iCAL invite so that your learners can place the session on their own, external calendar. A Subject Matter Expert is an individual who is an expert in a certain area or topic, who typically informs what is contained in course content or ILTs. In part 1 of this list, we worked through the most important eLearning related acronyms that you are likely to come across.