10 Effective LMS RFP Guidelines

Upside Learning

We received a Request For Proposal (RFP) from a leading Banking and Financial organization last week to deploy an enterprise wide Learning Management System. Would this LMS RFP process help the organization achieve its objective of finding a suitable solution?

RFP 207

LEP/LXP RFP Template

eLearning 24-7

Yeah it is a peeve of mine, which is why, I decided that LEPs needed their own RFP template. Anyway, after studying the market in-depth – the LEP market that is, I felt an RFP specifically for that market made sense. . LEP RFP Template.

RFP 62

How to write a great RFP for your eLearning Platform search

Academy of Mine

One buying tool we recommend when shopping around for a new eLearning platform is the Request for Proposal (RFP), which can be utilized to streamline and simplify the purchase process. By using an RFP you can: Organize and prioritize your business needs and desired solutions. .

RFP 91

How to Write an RFP for LMS Vendors

Web Courseworks

An RFP, or Request for Proposal, allows you to outline what you are looking for in your ideal Learning Management System vendor and creates a standardized form or checklist for all would-be vendors to follow.

RFP 142

LMS RFP Tips: How to Find Your Best Learning Technology Fit

Talented Learning

Is the LMS RFP a Necessary Evil? A Request for Proposal (RFP) is one of the most widely used yet controversial tools for learning management systems buyers. The LMS RFP has developed a bad reputation because it is easily misunderstood. What is an LMS RFP?

RFP 96

CAC, RFP and Bigfoot

Kapp Notes

As part of the RFP process, we got to travel to a real nuclear powerplant and learn about how they train employees. I have had the privileged of teaching a great number of really talented and smart students, this semester has been no exception.

RFP 163

Boost Your ROI with a Better eLearning RFP

dVinci Interactive

A carefully thought out Request for Proposal (RFP) addresses each question specifically, and provides the information your learning partner needs to deliver the results you want. Partner – A well-crafted RFP helps you evaluate potential partners and find the one that’s best for you… the one with the right combination of expertise, technology, management and creative skills. A good RFP also allows potential partners to showcase their strengths. Using an RFP template.

RFP 149

Why Create a Formal Learning & Development RFP?

Coreaxis

If you’ve ever been through the process of creating a Learning and Development RFP, you know it can take a lot of time and effort. The post Why Create a Formal Learning & Development RFP? In fact, it can be a real pain. But spending some time upfront can result in a better learning outcome and fewer headaches down the road… IF you do it. appeared first on Core Axis. Learning and Development Outsourcing

RFP 60

Best Practices for your Moodle RFP

Lambda Solutions

We recently held a webinar on the 7 Best Practices for your Moodle RFP, where we went went into detail, showing you how to ensure your LMS deployment meets your project requirements.

RFP 158

The Benefits of a Request for Proposal (RFP)

dVinci Interactive

Once you have a general idea of your needs, budget, and timeline, you should develop an eLearning Request for Proposal (RFP). The RFP is your tool for qualifying and eventually selecting an eLearning partner. You can also use the RFP process to outline criteria for selection.

RFP 151

7 Tips for Your LMS RFP Selection Process, and Free RFP Template

Lambda Solutions

To make things a little easier, we have compiled everything you need to know to select an LMS, with tips on the process of creating an RFP. We know that with over 300 options to choose from, selecting an LMS can be a tad bit daunting.

RFP 176

The Worst Type of Question to Ask in Your Learning Management System Request for Proposal (RFP)

Absorb LMS

They copied most of these features into a RFP and sent it to vendors. If the organization that issued the RFP gets ten similar responses from other providers, they’ll need to wade through about 1500 pages of material… just to create a short list of systems to evaluate further.

RFP 191

14 Key Elements to Include in Your Learning RFP With Free RFP Template

Coreaxis

While there is no right or wrong length for writing an effective learning RFP, The post 14 Key Elements to Include in Your Learning RFP With Free RFP Template appeared first on Core Axis. Being on the receiving (vendor) end of several Learning and Development RFPs over the course of my career, I feel I can safely say I’ve seen it all. Some RFPs are short and sweet, and others are dozens of pages long.

RFP 40

LMS RFP

Tony Karrer

Continuing on from my earlier posts: LMS Selection Presentation Reformulated LMS Selection Team and Stakeholders LMS Selection Process From several comments and from looking at my list of issues, I realize that writing a good LMS RFP is challenging and it's easy to make lots of mistakes. LMS RFP Resources John Theis wrote a dissertation on the contents of 25 RFPs submitted to an LMS vendor. But, what I see as the most common problem in LMS RFP documents are the requirements.

RFP 103

7 Tips To Get You Started With Your Moodle RFP

eLearning Industry

We have compiled some quick tips to help you get started with your LMS RFP! Learning Management Systems Free eLearning eBooks Learning Management System Implementation LMS RFP MoodleThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

RFP 44

Debut: My LMS RFP Template – The only one you will ever need again

eLearning 24-7

Speed up the process – Who has time today to spend days putting together a RFP and on the flip side from the vendor perspective who has weeks to complete them? Frankly, I got tired of seeing LMS RFP templates that either were built by a LMS vendor and thus some of the features were targeting said vendor, or LMS RFP templates created by people who are not LMS experts, let alone have an extensive experience in e-learning. What I can guarantee about this LMS RFP template.

RFP 71

How to Create a Really Good LMS RFP

WBT Systems

Ask around for request for proposal (RFP) samples and send one of them to a dozen LMS vendors? You know the answer already if you read last week’s post : an LMS RFP is not the first step of the selection process, it’s the result of the first step. Only after a thorough requirements analysis process will you have the information you need to create a really good LMS RFP. Narrow down the field before sending out an RFP. Never send an RFP to 12 vendors or even 8 vendors.

RFP 40

JPL’s eLearning RFP Template – Get Your Project Off on the Right Foot

dVinci Interactive

To help you organize your priorities and reach out to qualified prospective partners, we’ve created a simple eLearning Request for Proposal (RFP) template. The eLearning RFP template will help you assess the capabilities, compatibility and costs of different providers. You can also use this RFP process to outline criteria for selecting your learning solutions partner. And, we hope you will send us your completed eLearning RFP template and consider JPL to be your partner!

RFP 109

Tips on Writing a Great RFP for eLearning Vendors

Designing Digitally

A request for proposal (RFP) is a document that lists out the requirements of a particular job or service. The better written your RFP is, the more vendors it will attract Organizations request RFPs from several vendors who are bidding for the job.

RFP 52

Request for Proposal (RFP) Samples

Tony Karrer

Based on my post LMS RFP , I've been asked several times if I knew where you could find samples of Request for Proposals (RFPs) for custom eLearning development, performance support tools, learning content management systems (LCMS), elearning authoring tools , etc. RFP OR "Request for Proposal") - find either of these terms (LCMS OR "Learning Content Management System") - find either of these terms Obviously, substitute the key terms such instead of LCMS.

RFP 100

Marc My Words: Writing a Good RFP by Marc Rosenberg

Learning Solutions Magazine

One way to protect yourself is to write a solid request for proposal (RFP). An RFP is an invitation to the vendor to propose work according to criteria you set. Here’s how to write an RFP that protects you and your project outcome. We’ve all heard the phrase caveat emptor (buyer beware), but too often we ignore it when selecting an eLearning vendor. Development Strategies Management Project Management

RFP 60

9 Tips that Help You Write an Effective RFP to Hire an E-learning Vendor [Infographic]

CommLab India

Check this infographic for tips to write an RFP, to hire the e-learning right vendor. eLearning Design eLearning Outsourcing

RFP 44

How to Write a Winning RFP to Hire the Best E-learning Vendor

CommLab India

Before you begin formulating the e-learning vendor selection criteria for your organization, work on the all-important step of writing a request for proposal (RFP). Read on to know more about how to write an RFP that will help you partner with the best e-learning vendor.

RFP 58

What Buying a Bicycle Would Look Like if We Applied a Typical LMS Selection Strategy

Absorb LMS

A Good RFP The best RFPs consist of a list of required features, typically in a spreadsheet, and an easy way for the vendor to mark `Yes’ or ‘No’ next to each requirement to identify which features are present or absent in their product. It’s easy to add questions like these to an RFP.

What should be in your next Certification RFP

Training Industry

What topics should be included in a Request for a Proposal (RFP) for certification program development? Certification Program RFP Topics: . Do you have topics to include that make an added impact? Do you have topics that help you in your decision making criteria? Here’s a list for your consideration, what would you add or delete?

RFP 59

The One Simple Tool You Can Use to Help Select the Right Learning Management System

Absorb LMS

Dear readers, you’ve in the past endured me ranting about the horribly-designed Requests for Proposals ( RFP ) that regularly cross my desk and the desks of my Blatant^ colleagues.

Working with E-Learning Vendors: The RFP

E-learning Uncovered

This week let’s look at the Request for Proposal (RFP). The RFI and RFP are the two primary tools you can use to select which vendor from a group is the best one to meet your needs. Since an RFP asks for a specific, binding proposal you will want to give enough detail so the vendor can respond accurately. I did a search for Sample RFP and came up with several samples for different types of projects.)

RFP 46

Kicking the RFP Habit

Breakthrough eLearning

Two weeks ago, in a moment of weakness, I almost submitted a response to a request for proposals (RFP). However, I remembered an earlier vow that I had made to myself never to put myself and my colleagues through "RFP hell" again, was resolute, and I ignored the invitation.

RFP 41

Five Tips and an RFP Template: Choosing the Right LMS by Sean Hougan

Learning Solutions Magazine

are five basic tips to guide you, and an RFP (request for proposal) template to support your selection process. The number of learning management system (LMS) products and providers continues to increase, making the selection of an. LMS more challenging than ever. Yet the benefits of choosing the right LMS the first time make the effort well worth it. Design & Development Tools Learning Systems Management

RFP 63

The One Simple Tool You Can Use to Help Select the Right Learning Management System

Absorb LMS

Dear readers, you’ve in the past endured me ranting about the horribly-designed Requests for Proposals ( RFP ) that regularly cross my desk and the desks of my Blatant^ colleagues.

How do I get the most out of an RFP?

eLearning Blender

Writing an RFP - What a Conundrum! All the articles say that a crucial part of the LMS selection process is writing a quality RFP, but nobody goes on to tell you how. In my own interest, I am going to attempt to answer the question of how to write a quality RFP. Oh yeah, it took me a while to figure it out and you may be wondering the same thing; RFP means "request for proposal." What is an RFP?: Why write an RFP?: How to write an RFP?:

RFP 40

Working With E-Learning Vendors: Evaluating Responses to Your RFP

E-learning Uncovered

In my last post , I gave some tips on what to include in the Request for Proposal (RFP). The best time to think about how you want to evaluate vendors is when you are creating the RFP, so you don’t forget to ask the vendors for something you need. What tips do you have to help select a vendor out of the many responses you receive from an RFP? The post Working With E-Learning Vendors: Evaluating Responses to Your RFP appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered

RFP 53

How Do You Find an LMS That Nails Extended Enterprise Learning?

Talented Learning

First, we documented LMS requirements and developed an RFP mapped to those requirements. No doubt about it. If employees are the only learning audience you serve, it’s easy to find an LMS that will meet your needs.

LMS Do and Don’ts – Isn’t it time to do what’s right?

eLearning 24-7

Meet my friend, the RFP. If you are going to use an RFP, I recommend using the one I created for each and everyone. LMS RFP Template (click the link). Thus, if you require your employees to go through a VPN, then yes, that should be on the RFP. As mentioned in previous posts, if you have to submit a RFP, then it shouldn’t be longer than 10 pages. Then if you must, send out the RFP. LMS learning management system LMS RFP LMS RFP Template RFP

RFP 78

Getting Started with Online Member Education

Association eLearning

Submit a Request for Proposal (RFP) outlining your association’s goals and needs. Way back when I was just a marketing minion working in development at a nonprofit, I used to attend workshops and classes that would help me learn more about my industry.

7 Tips To Estimate The Ideal Number Of Users To Get A More Accurate LMS Consulting

eLearning Industry

Learning Management Systems LMS RFI LMS RFP LMS Selection LMS VendorsBefore you enlist the aid of a trained LMS consultant, you need to know how many users you must accommodate. This article features 7 top tips to estimate the ideal number of users and get a more accurate LMS consulting. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

The One Simple Tool You Can Use to Help Select the Right Learning Management System

Absorb LMS

Dear readers, you’ve in the past endured me ranting about the horribly-designed Requests for Proposals ( RFP ) that regularly cross my desk and the desks of my Blatant^ colleagues.