Totara LMS is an open source learning management system (LMS). It can be hosted by the vendor and accessed through cloud-based deployment, or hosted on the user’s own server. Totara LMS is suitable for use by businesses of any size, in any industry.
As an open source solution, the source code for Totara is available to subscribers, and it can be manipulated to create an entirely customized LMS for each organization.
Totara LMS offers robust learning management capabilities, such as flexible authoring options. Users can employ various types of learning including social learning and self-paced and instructor-led courses. Templates are available to create employee learning plans, and administrators can assign roles and permissions.
The platform also offers performance management and monitoring functionality. Users can set goals and create competency hierarchies. Specific courses can be linked to core competencies to help automate learning plan development. Totara also includes a 360 feedback feature for supervisor appraisals.
There is no licensing fee for Totara LMS; it is available as a subscription, billed annually per the number of users.