starInspire Features

Overall System Features

  • Inspire is a cloud-based fully hosted solution
  • System support available for system administrators (email, phone, text , fax)
  • System Training programs included
  • Password and user IDs determine secure authentication
  • Automated system to help users who have forgotten passwords
  • Login validation
  • Forgotten password/change password automated responses
  • Can create custom dashboard data at our regular development rate

Product Roadmap that benefits all customers

  • ADA Section 508 compliant
  • System is modular, allowing deployment of only required functionality (turning on or off features and modules)
  • Document repository that accepts files which can be accessed from e-learning modules
  • Can link to virtual meeting/classroom tools such as WebEx
  • Data Support for hierarchical domains at the enterprise, subsidiary, business unit, client or other defined levels
  • Support for multiple groups (business units) within the same domain
  • Manage interface branding themes and specify user settings
  • Ability to create and manage text and branding of the login page
  • Ability to create splash pages that appear for users upon initial login or next login to convey important notices.
  • Specify the layout of the user interface
  • Optional configurable home page/landing page available
  • Configurable view to display learning activities to match your organizations needs
  • Restrict data users see to the group(s) they belong to
  • Restrict the data users see to their subordinates

User Management

  • Change user name and password
  • Configurable permissions/roles - Create and manage new roles/permissions
  • Create, change and view user information/profile
  • Ability to create and manage user groups
  • User can belong to multiple user groups
  • Set/change user status (i.e. active/inactive/deleted)
  • Define student to supervisor relationship
  • Designate/change a user's supervisor
  • Ability for a new learner to request an account with approval (specific to implementation)
  • Ability for a new learner to create an account without approval (specific to implementation)
  • Enroll users in courses (individual, groups/batch)

Learning Content Creation & Management

  • Ability to view and manage short-cuts
  • SCORM 1.2 compliant
  • Support for online training, instructor-led training, virtual classroom to be assigned and tracked by the LMS
  • Has ability to integrate with any content that is SCORM 1.2 compliant
  • Mass registration for multiple learners to one course
  • Ability to add additional resources to any course
  • Manage course properties (CEUs, duration, test required, etc.)
  • Can disable a course without removing it from the LMS
  • Manage grade book by marking any learning object as complete or incomplete and designate a grade
  • Learner can self-register for learning offerings
  • Learner can self-enroll for ILT classes
  • Create/edit an ILT/V-ILT and appropriate resources
  • Ability to restrict management of individual classes beyond permissions to specific groups or a set of users
  • Review/print a completion certificate (student accessible)
  • Access online resources (i.e. PDFs instructor has posted for a course)
  • Enroll and cancel registrations for courses
  • Registration confirmation via email
  • Assign learning activities (single or bundle) to an entire domain
  • Assign learning activities (single or bundle) to specific groups
  • Assign learning activities (single or bundle) to specific users defined by specific user attributes
  • Manually assign a learning plan to learners (individually/user group/globally)
  • Edit the contents of a learning plan for all users
  • Create certification plans (compliance) or traditional plans (new hire training)
  • Assign learning activity due dates for employees
  • Certification tracking
  • Continuing Education Unit (CEU) tracking
  • Built-in testing creation tool
  • Tests that can be assigned to multiple learning objects (re-used)
  • Ability to set passing scores for tests
  • Ability to require passing score on test to complete the course
  • Ability to automatically complete a course based on the learner passing the test
  • Tests can be auto-graded by system
  • Ability to edit tests after some learners have completed (not recommended)
  • Ability to remove or replace tests in a course
  • System has a repository for resources such as PDF, PowerPoint, Spreadsheets, etc. for users to access

    Classroom Training

    • Assign multiple instructors to a class and/or session
    • Ability to set (and override) the max students for a course at the session level
    • Manage the roster

    Catalog Features

    • Ability to group or bundle courses together for easy enrollment
    • Add external courses to the main catalog
    • Catalog allows online resources to be selected by learners

    Reporting Capabilities

    • Real-time reporting
    • Report can be run on demand through the LMS interface
    • Reports can be emailed to any valid email address
    • Web-based reporting interface with results appearing in application workspace
    • Report can be printed from application workspace without having to export
    • Standard "out-of-the-box" reports
    • Option to use filters for reports instead of having to create a new report
    • Custom reporting capabilities via ad-hoc reports
    • Can report on all learning objects
    • Report creation with custom/adhoc reports
    • Ability to export report data
    • Report formats for browser view, csv, .pdf,
    • Report on domains separately as individual business units or learning audiences
    • Report is filterable by groups
    • Sort a report by fields (i.e. alphabetically or chronological)
    • Pull reports for subordinates (but access is governed / flexible)
    • Ability to build a new report and share with other users
    • Report on learning plan progress across groups / globally
    • Student transcripts (viewable and printable)
    • Student certificates (e.g. for course or curriculum completion)
    • Review / print a transcript (student accessible) that contains courses completed externally

    Communication & Collaboration

    • Manage event communications by enabling or disabling as well as recipients easily through user interface
    • Mass distribute communication to learners by domain
    • Ability to turn on or off notification events
    • Ability to send emails to user's email address listed in their profile
    • Automatic register notification via email
    • Ability to send emails to selected users

    . . . and numerous other features