TechValidate Research on OpenSesame

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875 Customers Surveyed

7,406 Data Points Collected

291 Published TechFacts

44 Published Charts

49 Published Case Studies



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OpenSesame Case Study

Berkshire Communities sees much higher training compliance with OpenSesame

Introduction

This case study of Berkshire Communities is based on a November 2016 survey of OpenSesame customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“OpenSesame saves me time finding and administering courses for my learners.”

“Our education compliance is MUCH higher now that we use OpenSesame.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select OpenSesame:

  • Major organizational learning and development challenge:
    • Serving the needs of different job functions (sales, marketing, leadership)

Use Case

Learning and development profile:

  • Uses the following learning management system (LMS):
    • Yardi eLearning
  • Primary reason for purchasing OpenSesame:
    • It integrated with their current LMS
  • Main categories / courses used from OpenSesame:
    • HR compliance
    • Leadership and business skill
    • Health and safety
    • Industry-specific
    • Technology (Microsoft Office, Google/G Suite Applications)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with OpenSesame:

  • Realized a return on their investment in OpenSesame in 4 – 6 months.
  • Gained access to a broad spectrum of training courses their company needed
  • Improved employee utilization of training
  • Improved employee engagement / satisfaction with training
  • Rates the following OpenSesame features compared to other companies delivering course content:
    • Breadth and quality of courses: superior
    • Affordability: better than others
    • Customer service: best in class
    • Ease of administering courses: superior
    • Integration with their LMS: superior

OpenSesame Case Study

Large enterprise chemicals company saves time, money with industry-specific courses from OpenSesame

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise chemicals company is based on a November 2016 survey of OpenSesame customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“OpenSesame saves me time finding and administering courses for my learners.”

“OpenSesame saves my company money in delivering and administering training courses for our learners.”

“We were able to identify diverse courses for entry training topics as well as more advanced topics for existing employees.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select OpenSesame:

  • Major organizational learning and development challenges:
    • Training a mix of managers and employees
    • A lack of access to computers for much of the workforce
    • Demonstrating the ROI of training to leadership
    • Serving the needs of different job functions (sales, marketing, leadership)

Use Case

Learning and development profile:

  • Uses the following learning management system (LMS):
    • Oracle
  • Primary reasons for purchasing OpenSesame:
    • It integrated with their current LMS
    • The catalog had the courses they were looking for
    • The catalog had high-quality courses
    • The breadth of the catalog satisfies the broad needs of their company
  • Main category / course used from OpenSesame:
    • Industry-specific

Results

  • Has seen the following benefits since using OpenSesame:
    • Can find the right training courses
    • Can find training courses of high-quality
    • Can easily evaluate and curate the training courses they need
  • Realized a return on their investment in OpenSesame in 7 – 9 months.
  • Rates the following OpenSesame features compared to other companies delivering course content:
    • Breadth and quality of courses: best in class
    • Affordability: superior
    • Customer service: best in class
    • Ease of administering courses: best in class
    • Integration with their LMS: best in class

OpenSesame Customer Review

Manufacturer saves time curating courses with OpenSesame

5/5 Stars

Please describe your experience of working with the OpenSesame's Curation team when curating courses:

Prompt service, excellent responses, and it saves me time.

Would you recommend OpenSesame and it's curation services?

Yes, I can tell the team what I want and have options within 48 hours.

OpenSesame Customer Research

Improvements with OpenSesame

After you used OpenSesame, what types of improvements have you seen?

Reduced training costs
41%
Satisfied required compliance training
38%
Increased utilization rates
37%
Enhanced job relevant training
30%
Lowered implementation costs
26%
Increased completion rates
21%
Improved employee performance
15%

OpenSesame Customer Research

Top training program challenges

Which of the following challenges have you experienced throughout your training program?

Creating content
46%
Evaluating and selecting content providers (third party content)
46%
Administering your LMS
40%
Reporting on your training program
39%

OpenSesame Customer Satisfaction Rating

Sheri Norfolk, a Sr. Training Developer at Nelnet, would be very likely to recommend OpenSesame for this reason:

We love the flexibility of the OpenSesame PPU model and have a wide variety of very affordable courses available. It’s super easy to upload them to our LMS too.



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About OpenSesame

Leading organizations depend on OpenSesame to train millions of employees. An entirely new and better way—easier, more economical, with less risk—to access the best on-­demand training. With thousands of business, safety, technology, and compliance courses, OpenSesame helps train organizations of any size.

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