The decision has been made and you can start your eLearning project. Have you thought of everything? We guide you step-by-step through the setup of your eLearning academy, which is the starting point for your Learning Management System (LMS).
When setting up the platform, think directly about the subsequent benefits. What does your eLearning strategy, which you have already worked out in the first step, say? Which points need special attention when setting up the eLearning?
Take your checklist of requirements to hand and go through it point by point:
This is how you successfully put your planning into action step by step:
1. Adopt the strategy into the setup of your platform
2. Create groups
3. Assign roles and permissions
4. Create categories
Tip: We have summarized further details on how you can make your courses and workshops available on the start page of your eLearning academy in this article.
Setting up your academy correctly is an important preparation for the subsequent learning and management process. First, upload your company logo and set the appropriate font and colors. With a few simple steps, your company’s branding is thus included in your eLearning academy. This ensures direct recognition among learners and they feel at home in the learning environment.
Go through the setting options step by step and work through them at your leisure. Once this is done, you can continue with the creation or integration of the first courses. Only then should you invite the participants to the academy.
Tip: Visit your eLearning academy from the participant’s perspective and invite third parties with the participant or auditor role to test it.
Now it’s finally time for the very concrete part of course creation with an integrated authoring tool. It starts, of course, with the thorough preparation of the content. You may have already gathered a lot of input for the courses, but beware! Course creation is not about having “everything accommodated.” Rather, create relevant, interesting, and motivating courses. How to do that? Here follow our tips & tricks:
Tip: If you don’t have enough content or capacity to create it yourself, your eLearning platform can be enhanced with courses from partner companies specializing in this area. We have summarized what professional eLearning for your academy can look like in this overview.
Do you already know how to set up your eLearning academy? Then find out more about sustainable platform management.Move on to step 4