Managing Continuing Education
Credits with Paradiso LMS
In CE (continuing education), elearning courses are worth different number of credits depending on the country in which the course
is taken and the governing bodies involved. When managing the delivery of training and continuing education within your
organization, you’ll know that credits are essential to the success of your learners. Paradiso LMS exhibits both, the
flexibility and the technical clout, that gives it the capacity to handle the complexity of continuing education
process for all types of industries (healthcare, accounting, legal, finance, insurance, etc). It is also equipped
to handle the range of internal and external credits your learners may require. Providing credits can
create structure, meaning and bring about professional recognition for courses that can help
incentivize and reward the efforts of your elearners.
Courses are always worth credits. These credits usually change according to the geographic location where the course is imparted/taken. Even though the number of credits change, the course itself stays exactly the same. Our LMS is able to adjust to the changing course credit amount depending on the learner profile requirement, location or the criteria you define. The LMS also allows you to define the type of credit that is awarded (CEU, CLE, CPE, CME, etc.)
With Paradiso LMS available at your behest, you get the ability to change the content types and categories according to accreditation/governing body naming conventions. This is a very useful feature when it comes to the LMS CEU credit structure. Besides, the LMS admin gets the flexibility to create multiple completion timeframes for courses and credit durations for a single course if needed.
It is essential to carry out learner evaluation surveys before and after he takes a course. This is often required as a part of the continuing education and certification process on the part of the learner. In addition, the result of the survey must be reported in a way that is in accordance to the governing body’s standards. Paradiso LMS has the ability to attach a survey to a course, make the survey required, while defining the order in which the survey should be taken.
Paradiso LMS has the ability to auto-generate certificates of completion for the learners. In complex scenarios, for example, when an employee takes one course to satisfy the requirements of multiple certifications, our LMS pulls all the data required for certification and likewise generates a certificate with the course name and credits earned mentioned suitably. No manual editing of individual certificates is required.
Paradiso LMS integrates with software such as HRIS, content authoring software, SIS and others, to make sure that your LMS hosts information that ensures accuracy and saves time. With the HRIS, you can automatically set up feed to add new users to the LMS. It also integrates with webinar softwares like Webex, Adobe Connect etc., to manage virtual training events.
Paradiso LMS provides the learners the ability to perform certain actions on their own. Not only does this call for a great LMS user experience, it also saves time on the part of administrators that gets spent in supporting the LMS. On the other hand, the students get the option of selecting the credit types they want to claim for a course, while having a 24/7 access to certificates for proof of completion. The students can also upload credits earned outside the LMS, and have them approved. This’ll help them collate all the learning activity in one place, thus making life easier for the learner.
With Paradiso LMS, training audit becomes a child’s play. Even if the continuing education scenario becomes complex, with intricate and detailed reporting, our LMS will ensure that you have the reports and records you need for an audit. Progress tracking of learning content, surveys and assessments in a dashboard becomes easy. The most important part? Granular level reports for credits i.e. the timeframes when credit was earned, credit types and values, etc can be generated easily.
Our LMS comes with eCommerce functionality. So, if you want to sell courses to organizations (in case of B2B) or individual learners (B2C), you’ll need an LMS that has an eCommerce functionality. With the integration, your users can search, purchase and complete training within the system. The LMS admin can also group the courses for a single purchase or bulk purchases. With the functionality of selling courses online in place, you get to earn revenue from the courses on the side.
So you see, Paradiso LMS gives your learners the ability to continue their education by helping them take up courses with credits. Our LMS
offers a potentially unlimited number of CEU values and CEU types per curriculum record. As an end state, it helps the learners taking
up professional CE know the total amount and type of credits needed in real-time, while keeping a record of what’s been learned.