One of the prime responsibilities of an LMS administrator is to communicate how learning programs have positively affected your business. And you simply cannot do this without great reporting tools.
Reporting is the gateway to information that will tell you what is working, what is not and what needs to be changed.
But, of course, there are reporting roadblocks that must be considered when choosing an LMS:
Compliance is another reason that reporting features in an LMS are important.
Every year there are more and more regulations created. And as an LMS administrator, this falls on your shoulders. Prove compliance with thorough reports, or face fines.
Reporting is not just to see who took a class and who didn’t. Good reporting can be the difference between success and failure of your business.
And, because of this, it should be one of the top features to consider when choosing an LMS.
Each business has unique reporting needs, but there are some common features that are a ‘must have’ for everybody:
During the LMS selection process, keep these features top of mind while exploring additional requirements.
During the LMS selection process, it’s important to know what specific information you’ll need from reports.
It’s a good idea to consult with your LMS selection committee to brainstorm a list of reports that your business may need now or in the future.
Here are a few questions you might ask yourself:
When choosing an LMS, think about who needs the reporting data, and when. You should be able to get your data with a couple of clicks of a button and, you should be able to let the LMS do the hard work so you don’t have to.
LMS reports and analytics are one of the most beneficial features of Learning Management Systems.
If there is one way to make your job easier, it’s with great reporting features. And, in just a few clicks you have all the data in one place that demonstrates the wonderful job you’ve been doing - whether that be staying in compliance or making sure everybody has completed required courses.
Reporting features should be at the top of any administrator's list when choosing an LMS.
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