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Unlocking Talent with Totara


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Sam Barbee shares 'Unlocking Talent with Totara’ at Learning Pool Live 2013

Sam Barbee shares 'Unlocking Talent with Totara’ at Learning Pool Live 2013

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  • 1. Unlocking Talent with Totara
  • 2. What is Totara? • Totara LMS is a distribution of Moodle for sophisticated organisations • 65 partners in 80+ countries • 325 sites with 116 in the UK with 2.7m+ users • Learning Pool is a Platinum partner
  • 3. Who is using Totara
  • 4. Why Totara? Organisations with greater needs: • Managing a wide range of learning • Learning depends on roles, service area, function, etc • On-going development with individual learning plans • Supervisor / Manager roles • Competency and objective led rather than course led
  • 5. Improved processes Reduction in admin Management Information Repository for content delivery TOTARA BENEFITS REALISATION OVERVIEW User Profile Learning Plans incl. objectives + evidence Competencies Benefits Online Classroom booking + Reporting One stop shop Blended learning Reusable resources Benefits Benefits Self directed Embedding learning culture Changing behaviours and attitudes Efficient processes Reduction in paper Programme Management Benefits Statutory/legislative obligations Audit trail Speed to competence Benefits Social media agenda Informal learning Peer to peer learning
  • 6. Northumberland • £700k+ saved on direct delivery costs • 10k+ hours spent in e-learning • 13k+ course completions • 1,232 programmes completed • 1,300 classroom connect events delivered • 378hrs (£100k+) of admin time saved • 68kg of papers saved
  • 7. What does it look like
  • 8. Innovation over time
  • 9. Key Features • Individual development plans – Courses – Programmes – Competencies – Objectives – Evidence • Personal dashboard • Team management • Audience management • Roles and Organisations • HR system integration
  • 10. Audience Management • Allows you to create set or dynamic groups • A wide range of rules can be set, for example: – Joined in the last 60 days – In a specific job role – In a department or location – Reports to a manager – Completed a specific course in last 3 months – Has not yet completed a specific course
  • 11. Programme Management • Ability to – define dependencies between courses – define dependencies based on events and time – make courses mandatory – define recurrence • Ability to assign programmes to individuals, groups or positions
  • 12. And now… Enhancements: • Multiple learning plan templates • Audience learning plan enrolment • Usability – e.g. drag and drop • Better integration – Totara sync
  • 13. Performance Management 1. Online appraisals 2. 360 degree reviews 3. Goal management - strategic and personal Management • Form builder • Workflow builder (including actions and actors) • Assignment using audience management • Reporting engine
  • 14. Roadmap • Gap analysis – Current & Aspirational role – Result sets – Recommendations • Totara Social – An enterprise ePortfolio system based on Mahara – Social capabilities; activity stream, status updates, groups – Stand alone or integrate with Totara LMS
  • 15. Have a look for yourself Contact Sam Barbee