Why the learning & development industry needs LMS


There’s no denying that the use of LMS in India is growing at a rapid scale. Although elearning is gaining pace in India, the absence of an efficient and proper learning management system is negatively influencing the elearning domain considerably. This is one of the reasons why the elearning drops out and impacting the ROI for the enterprise. To resolve this issue, it is key to realise the problems witnessed by the professionals associated with the learning & development (L&D) domain.

Understanding the advantages of L&D professionals

While informal learning, which is being offered through mobile media, has assumed great relevance in the L&D domain, formal training continues to entail the majority of corporate learning interventions. This is the area where a learning management system is capable of adding value.

Here are some benefits of leveraging an LMS in India along with taking look at some of the essential criteria one needs to take into account while selecting an LMS that meets the corporate requirements.

  • Planning

A mobile learning platform helps the L&D professional analyse the different parameters such as what training is being successful, the acceptance of training by the learners, the price and business indications when the classes operate at below capacity etc.

  • Blending

It has been helpful in the easy management, monitoring and also coordinating, mainly blending of the training delivery that entails classroom training as well.

  • Controlling

An LMS has proven its mettle to control e-learning in India. The ability to control delivery means bagging the right learning material to the right person just at the right time. It will also identify appropriately, which of the users have adopted the assigned courses.

  • Assessing

A mobile LMS helps to assess the value of learning that each individual has received. This could include allowing 360-degree feedback to the learner. Assessing is a very important aspect of a mobile learning management system.

  • Reporting

An LMS is capable of developing reports on what is happening within a firm’s learning system. It displays who has finished training and who’s not.

Apart from the above-mentioned features, a mobile learning platform is able to help automate and streamline as well.

  • Catalogue management

An elearning platform helps a business manage its complete learning catalogue, blended classroom, online and mobile training materials, everything in a single place.

  • Role and security management

It has proven helpful to the users realise and get a clear understanding of their role in the business by leveraging role-specific learning paths. Moreover, security management implemented by the LMS is a key aspect of a company.

  • Content object registry

This allows you to manage all the learning content that exists within your company as well as deliver generic and bespoke learning content.

  • Analytics

Judging, among other things, how the learners are performing.  In fact, it would be appropriate to say that an LMS is capable of impacting the below mentioned pointers–

  • Training of client and partner
  • Development and retention of the employee
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Implementation of the enterprise software
  • Quality initiatives
  • Communications


In the modern day, training is treated as an important tool that can bolster the employee retention level considerably. The cost bagged on training an individual in a business is recovered when the employee decides or chooses to enhance their skills which eventually boosts the productivity level.

Training is now a key aspect of every field in a business – sales, marketing, human resource, logistics, engineering, production, manufacturing, inventory management etc. In simple words, an LMS is mandatory for training the new age millennial.