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SCORM Authoring for Enterprise L&D - how to mark and complete your employee training.

09/04/2019
The most widely used SCORM standard in Enterprise Learning & Development is still SCORM 1.2. Even though it is now over 16 years old, SCORM 1.2 still does the key things an Enterprise L&D expects from a learning platform. That doesn't mean the later standards are insignificant improvements on SCORM 1.2. It just means that most L&D requirements don't need those improvements. So, for this article I'll address the SCORM 1.2 concerns.

Empowering your RTO With a Little Help From Microsoft

02/04/2019
We all know what 'streamlining' means. We all aspire to the principles. So my goal here is not to get on my soapbox and deliver the gospel according to Microsoft. For the purpose of this article I'm going to take it as 'read' that your RTO wants the benefits of an integrated solution with minimal duplication, minimal risk of data entry errors, accurate - fast - and reliable business processing, etc.... As we've come to learn from so ...

Topics: Corporate Enterprise Training Business Integration Compliance Web Technologies Training Management Systems

The Number One Reason People Abandon RTO Software. Lack Of Support

01/04/2019
  Before you buy any new business software, it’s important to look beyond its features and ‘bells and whistles’.  You will want to understand how the product will work in your business, and just as importantly, understand the level of support you will get if you become a customer. Here are 10 Critical Questions to ask BEFORE YOU SIGN UP.  (It’s usually too late afterwards…)

Topics: Industry Insider Compliance eLearning Solutions

Foreign SMS Providers Bearing AVETMISS Gifts

28/03/2019
Now I cant say 100 percent that these SMS Vendors are incapable of supplying SMS solutions that fully comply with the VET sector reporting requirements, and I must preface this discussion by stating that it is an opinion based on theories and suppositions. At this point, there is no real evidence to support them. However, given the size, difficulty and potential returns of the Australian VET Sector I would doubt that any serious ...

Topics: Compliance Training Management Systems

How to make eLearning work in your face to face environment

18/03/2019
If you ever felt you wanted to incorporate or test-drive eLearning in your training organisation but held back through concerns over its applicability in a face-to-face environment then this article is for you.

Topics: Business Integration Compliance eLearning Solutions Case Studies Learning Management System

AQF and AVETMISS

15/03/2019
The Australian Quality Framework (AQF) is the national set of standards which assures Nationally consistent, high-quality training and assessment services for the clients of Australia’s vocational education and training system.

Topics: Compliance

How to prepare your LMS for 2019

08/03/2019
  Big lesson learned in 2018: "Prepare your LMS at the start of the year so all your learning and development processes just work as expected for the rest of the year".

Topics: Training Management Systems Reporting Workforce Planning and Development Learning Management System

What is a Student Management System (SMS)?

01/03/2019
When friends and family ask me what my business does I tell them “we develop and market online student management systems”. Over the years since we started in 2004 I’ve learned to anticipate the inevitable question “what’s a Student Management System?” Here’s how I’ve learned to reply without getting into the technical details about: the VET Sector, AQF, AVETMISS, VSL and CRICOS.

Topics: Compliance eLearning Solutions Training Management Systems

10 Reasons You Need a Built-In LMS

28/02/2019
 

Topics: Corporate Enterprise Training Business Integration eLearning Solutions Web Technologies Training Management Systems Learning Management System

What are NAT Files & How Do I Read Them?

26/02/2019
 

Topics: Compliance Training Management Systems Learning Management System AVETMISS

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