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K-State Today

July 9, 2015



LearnSmart offers affordable computer-based training to K-State employees, demo available on July 29

By Human Capital Services, Learning and Development

Are you interested in professional development at your fingertips? The state of Kansas has secured a computer-based training contract with LearnSmart, a company dedicated to interactive online learning experiences.

Cathy Weiss, a LearnSmart representative, will conduct two LearnSmart demonstrations from 10 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. July 29 in 123 Leadership Studies Building. A free lunch will be served at noon. To RSVP for one of the sessions with lunch included, please contact Cathy Weiss at cathy.weiss@learnsmartnow.com or call her at 816-666-9736.

LearnSmart has more than 1,000 on-demand courses, which are available in two bundles or an individual user license can be purchased for unlimited access for a full year from date of purchase.

The business bundle contains a series of courses where you will gain best practices and skills that are required for maximum production. The courses are engaging and provide quality training in areas such as communication, customer service, diversity and compliance, Google Apps, Microsoft Office, leadership, team development, workplace safety and much more.

The IT bundle contains hundreds of courses in cutting-edge topics as well as useful legacy technologies that may still be very important to your position. Training can be utilized to refresh skills or prepare for a Microsoft, CompTIA, or Cisco Certification. Course topics include Adobe, CIW, SQL, security, Web development, Intuit and much more.

The pricing information below is for each individual user license, which allows access for 12 months from the date of purchase. The prices are based on previous quarter sales for the state of Kansas so prices may fluctuate each quarter. Procurement cards accepted.

  • The business bundle is $21 per annual license and includes unlimited access.
  • The IT bundle is $44 per annual license and includes unlimited access.
  • The combination bundle is $58 per annual license and includes unlimited access to all courses within the business and IT bundles.

Purchasing information, along with onboarding and support for LearnSmart licenses, is available on the Human Capital Services, Learning and Development website. If you have questions, please email learning-develop-hr@k-state.edu or call 785-532-0185.