5 Features Every LMS Should Have

5 Features Every LMS Should Have

  1. Customization features

    Every LMS should offer customizing and branding features such as custom logos, color schemes, and labels so that companies can easily portray their brand.

  2. Extensive reporting and analytics

    For a company's activity the reporting and analytics part of an LMS are essential. Reporting features should include canned reports, customizable reports, ad-hoc reporting, and graphical analytics for key areas of the LMS.

  3. E-commerce integration

    For companies that want to make revenue by selling courses, an LMS must of course include e-commerce functionality, ideally with discount codes, multiple currencies, and integration with popular payment gateways.

    In addition, it's important to have a beautiful online class catalog that supports cross-listing and categories, as well as an integrated shopping cart.

  4. Mobile version

    Considering the current technology advancement, it is no longer an option for LMSs to not have a responsive design or mobile apps. Companies are now looking for LMSs that will allow them to access their training material in a user friendly interface anytime and anywhere.

  5. Administration features

    It's important for companies to have all the necessary tools to administer all aspects of its activities and employees in a single location, to easily enable/disable features, and to keep employees and clients informed with the latest company news.