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What is an LMS?

Understand what a learning management system actually is.

What is an LMS?

You can’t fully appreciate how a learning management system can benefit your organisation if you don’t completely understand what an LMS is. This document will explain what an LMS is and introduce you to the various functions they have that can be used to improve the running of your organisation.

As well as an overall introduction, this guide will cover information on functions including:

  • Learner progress tracking
  • Adaptive learning
  • Audits
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