Now that we’ve answered the question, what is an LMS? it’s time to ask a more important question: why do I need an LMS?
If you want to teach, train, or offer interactive courses online with efficiency, you must have an LMS. E-learning courses don’t work without one. You need an LMS to house, host, and service the course.
Without an LMS, you can’t track learner progress and knowledge retention. Managing groups of hundreds or thousands of learners would be next to impossible. Small businesses, Fortune 500 corporations, universities, the government, and even individual authors and speakers all depend on LMS systems to make their training responsibilities easier by assessing and reporting on individual and organizational performance and goals.
In addition, organizations that have regulatory compliance issues depend on the reporting capabilities of LMS systems to help meet their requirements and mandates.
Now, let’s learn about different types of LMS systems.