Launching a new Learning Management System (LMS) successfully is no easy task, but it is amazingly rewarding. With it, you will be able to craft and pull your training programme until it is just correct and completely perfect for your learners. Besides all these benefits, there is all the possibility that the new platform could not work out, failing to create interest upon launch and thus all the learning goodness might remain undiscovered.
If you focus just on training then you might fail to think of ways to spice up the launch of the new LMS. However, with a thorough study you can create a huge impact on it initial engagement quite easily. Here, are a few LMS successful launch tips sure to help you in its effective implementation.
1. Analyse the training needs
Before you make any progress in your training schedule, it is important for you to learn what your learners need to know and learn. This will help you to find out the skills or knowledge gaps if any, and help to shape your training programme.
2. Engage the learners
You should engage the learners with the programme because they are the people who will actually be using it. You should take their feedback regarding the existing training initiatives and know what they want in terms of both content and delivery.
3. Set learning goals
You should be clear about what you want to achieve through this training programme. Setting a clear learning goal will facilitate you to measure success throughout the project and can be sure that the programme is moving in the right direction.
4. Plan out the learning schedule
Making a proper plan of the learning journey will facilitate you to structure your training programme to deliver clear development opportunities.
5. Create plenty of content
Launching a LMS without any content in it will only mean waste of time and money. Prepared with a lot of content ready to launch will give learners visiting the system a plenty of matter to sink in their teeth into.
Following these tips you can be sure to successfully launch an LMS for both existing and new learners.
Mike Cornell and Emma Jones are behind the success of Elearning Blog, a blog solely focused on providing free resources and tips for e-learning.