Top 5 Reasons Associations Choose Our LMS

Has your annual meeting attendance fell flat?

Is your association searching for new ways to generate non-dues revenue, increase member engagement and add value to your membership?

Are you considering taking your continuing education, professional development and credentialing programs online?

Here are the Top 5 reasons associations and nonprofits are partnering with Digitec Interactive to provide their members online education using the Knowledge Direct Learning Management System (LMS) for Associations:

 1. Cost

Knowledge Direct LMS for Associations is one of the most powerful and robust learning management systems available, with:

• Built-in content authoring,

• eTranscripts,

• Real time reporting, and

• Association Management System (AMS) integration

Yet, the association LMS is often more affordable than comparable systems!

Platform affordability is derived from our unique ability to align our pricing model with individual client needs and budget, based on:

• “Recycled” user licensing

• “Pay only what you use” course access pricing

• Nonprofit discounts

• Multi-year agreement discounts

• Volume discounts

“Our need for a convenient, time-efficient, cost effective solution for online staff development was found in the Knowledge Direct platform.” - Tracy Choate, Technology Facilitator, Bossier Parish Schools

 

2. Ease-of-Use

Knowledge Direct has one of the cleanest, easiest to use, administrative interfaces, out of any system we’ve seen.” – Jeff Cobb, Tagoras learning management consultants.

Perhaps one of the most important traits in any learning management system is the platform’s ease of use. Many learning management systems (LMSs) and legacy systems are overly complex. Knowledge Direct was designed with one key concept in mind, “keep it simple.”

Non-technical content managers can quickly develop self-paced learning and assign the eLearning modules to blended courses that can include:

• Live and recorded webinars,

• Live and recorded conference sessions,

• Discussion boards,

• Journals,

• eBooks,

• Videos, and much more.

Administrators can easily monitor learner progress, run advanced reports on course completion, credits earned, participation, learning gains, progress towards certifications and much, much more — without the aid of programmers, database administrators, or other technical personnel.

“A big reason we selected your LMS was that it was easy to use. I am very glad that we did!” - Sarah Komorowski, Sales Trainer, Novartis

 

3. Reliability

”[Digitec’s] LMS is user-friendly and more reliable than any Web application I’ve used.” – Ellen Behrens, Education Director, National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS).

Knowledge Direct has enjoyed a 99.99% uptime in the past 72 months and a 100% up-time over the past three years. Knowledge Direct is a hosted, Software as a Service (SaaS) platform, with a 100MB internet connection and 15 MB fiber to the redundant data-center.

 

4. Customer Support

“Digitec delivers on its responsiveness to our eLearning needs and commitment to quality customer service. We know we can count on our Digitec colleagues to help with any challenges we have.” – Sheila Fernley, Education eLearning Curriculum Director, LRP Publications

Administrator and end user support for the Knowledge Direct learning management system is available through live telephone and chat support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays. Technical support is also available via email.

 

5. Integrated Authoring

“Knowledge Direct was exactly the online learning platform we had been looking for. Our staff and member instructors find it easy to administer and set-up courses. It really fits our needs!” - John Bishop, Director of Information Services, NACUA

Built-in content authoring tool within the Knowledge Direct platform make creating engaging eLearning easy. Knowledge Direct’s rapid content authoring tool allows LMS administrators to quickly create content from existing Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, insert interactive learning activities from Knowledge Direct’s library of instructional game templates, add YouTube videos or ”course takeaway” worksheets. The integrated Direct-to-WEB content authoring tool automatically creates a version of the module for web and mobile devices (including iPhone and iPad!)

Direct-to-WEB is a revolutionary web-based rapid content authoring tool that is included with the Knowledge Direct implementation. No user licensing fees!

Do you use a different content authoring tool or have existing course content? No problem. Knowledge Direct includes options to use any course creation tool, and SCORM conformant courses can be migrated to the new platform.

 

Contact us today to schedule a live demo and start your 30 day free trial!

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