Totara Learn

Freedom to Learn

The award-winning open source learning platform to educate, manage and connect your people.

Today, more than ever, the achievement of your business objectives is dependent upon the knowledge, skills and experience of your workforce.

Totara Learn enables you to deliver learning effectively through individual learning plans which reflect your employees’ roles, training needs and objectives. Totara provides a functionally rich learning platform which can be implemented quickly and at a fraction of the cost of proprietary solutions.

Freedom to Innovate: A learning technologies customer is not a consumer. You are a creator, producer, problem-solver, innovator. Open innovation is empowering. Create the platform you want, rather than being forced to compromise. Adapt to changing circumstances and future-proof your investment. Be true to your mission.

Freedom of Choice: With Totara it’s not ‘one-size-fits-all’; it’s ‘what solution suits you?’ Our global community of solution providers offers you a real choice of value-added expertise. You get all the freedom, flexibility and benefits of Totara with the attentiveness and personalised service of your chosen partner. Unlike others, we think customer freedom is a good thing.

Freedom to Invest where it counts: Get rid of expensive software licensing and locked-down contracts. Save up to 80% of the total cost of ownership compared to other leading enterpriseclass learning platforms. Maximize your budget and invest where it really counts – your learners.

Freedom to Learn: Learning experience design (LX Design) starts with understanding your learners, their context, what they want to achieve, and putting them at the centre of the learning experience. Totara’s open, flexible framework enables you to create engaging learning experiences, deliver seamless on-brand environments, improve teamwork, manage regulatory compliance, and far beyond.

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    Develop your people with Learning Plans

    Show all the learning, competencies, and objectives employees are working on now, their upcoming deadlines, what is mandatory, and what to prioritize. Learners monitor their progress and directly access learning activities from their plan.

    1- Manage the process with approval workflows, comment boxes, and notifications.

    2- Set-up is easy with learning plan templates to structure the workflow between learners and their managers.

    Managing compliance, certifications and programs of learning.

    Totara makes managing regulatory compliance simple.

    1- Define and manage the structure of certifications and recertification paths. Set expiration dates.

    2- Edit notification templates to automatically send custom messages.

    3- Run reports on the compliance status of every person in your organization. Track upcoming expirations and progress toward certification renewals.

    Certifications are also integrated with our program management system enabling your team to rapidly build learning paths by grouping courses together into logical sequences and setting the timing between them.

    1- Assign certification and programs to individual learners or in bulk, by organization, position, or audience.

    2- Create and export reports on their progress and completions.

    Getting down to earth with Seminar Manager

    Synchronous, face-to-face learning remains a highly-effective training method even in the most modern of enterprises. And while this form of learning is as old as human history, you need a sophisticated tool to organize and manage the training, schedules, rosters, notifications and attendance tracking across your enterprise.

    1- Add custom fields to sessions for improved administration. Select from a broad range of notification types or create your own for each learning event.

    2- Publish in the training calendar for improved visibility.

    3- Set management approvals.

    4- Track and report on interest, registrations and attendance for each event.

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    Managing performance

    Powerful tools to manage employee performance.

    1- Conduct appraisals

    2- Discussion, feedback and analysis between managers and employees

    3-Align performance with personal and company goals

    Team Management

    Regular team performance check-ins help keep your teams working like a well-oiled machine.

    1- Dashboard provides up-to-date information about team activity

    2- Tasks section advises the manager on tasks team members must complete

    3- Statistics reporting provides high-level team info and trends

    4- Managers can approve and deny learning event requests

    5- One-click access to team members’ learning plans, user profiles, course bookings and progress records.

    6- See info on courses and competencies started and achieved.

    7- Create, update, delete and approve learning plans.

    8- Allocate new courses, competencies and objectives to learning plans.

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    Getting creative with custom look and feel

    Your instructional design team has created or sourced amazing looking and highly-engaging e-learning content. Your LMS should look and feel just as great, right? Move beyond the rigid constructs common with other learning management systems. Give your workforce a truly unique and memorable learning experience with Totara Learn.

    1- Create a fully-responsive environment suited to any sized device with the advantage of HTML5.

    2- Configure different menus and look and feel for each Audience.

    3- Create custom learner catalogues.

    Talking your language Totara is translated into many of the world’s languages, including Arabic. Plus it’s easy to customise a language when you want localised terminology. Speak Pirate anyone?

    Target with Audiences

    Have you got different groups of employees, contractors, customers, partners and distributors – all with specific and evolving training requirements? You need an effective way to target these audiences.

    1- Define, edit, and manage user groups using unlimited combinations of rules built on your organisation’s dynamic HR, CRM, and ERP data.

    2- Define Audiences based on key events within the system, such as completions and logins.

    3- You can even define Audiences based on other Audiences!

    Represent your world with flexible Hierarchies

    Hierarchies store your company’s entire organisation and job structure, so you can manage learning, drill down within reports, and control access to reporting data.

    1- Browse, search, and select from these hierarchies to define audiences, assign certifications and programs.

    2- Create reports for any level in the organisation.

    3- Connect HR Sync to your HR system and get your hierarchies updated automatically each day.

    Integration across the enterprise To better manage and develop your talent, it’s essential your LMS connects with key business information systems. Maximise your return on investment and minimise your data entry tasks with HR Sync.

    1- People, position and organisation data will regularly be updated automatically from your HR system.

    2- Your CRM is another example of a business information system that’s good to have ‘talk’ to your LMS. Products and services are constantly changing – your extended enterprise needs training. Totara Partners have extensive experience with a large number of enterprise HR and CRM systems including PeopleSoft, SAP, and Salesforce integrations.

    Getting it together with Single Sign-On and Web Services Totara Learn helps you streamline your user experience through integration with all major enterprise Single Sign On (SSO) standards including SAML, LDAP, NTLM and Shibboleth. Totara Learn also accommodates any custom system integration through Web Services using protocols such as REST, SOAP, XMLRPC, JSON and AMF. And because Totara LMS is open source, you’re free to customise the application and write new functions to do exactly what your organisation needs. If you need help, our Partners are on hand to assist with any technical expertise. Totara Learn – a true team player.