Open LMS Expands Into Professional Certification Market

The platform’s latest move will aid organizations in delivering professional training and assessments.

Raleigh, N.C. (Aug. 10, 2023) – Open LMS, a leading global provider of open-source learning management systems (LMSs), today announced its expansion to enhance professional certification programs. Open LMS’s flexible learning solutions can support these types of programs for associations, as well as professional certification and training organizations, through a scalable online learning and assessment platform.

This announcement comes at a crucial time as the demand in the testing, inspection, and certification market is projected to grow by 51% by 2029. Through the Open LMS platform, course creators retain control to ensure high-quality learning experiences and have access to expert guidance to assist the creation of online courses, personalized study plans, practice exams, and performance analytics.

“Opening our platform for professional certification programs allows us to reach and empower more learners who require a certification or training to meet their career goals or add more skills to their toolkit,” said Phill Miller, managing director of Open LMS. “We’re excited to support this new segment of customers to help them develop and deliver highly effective, customized, and engaging learning experiences for individuals across a wide set of industries.”

Crafted to improve learner outcomes and increase program efficiency, features to support certification programs include:

  • Flexible Online Learning Experiences: From multimedia content to interactive assessments, Open LMS provides a dynamic learning environment to engage and empower learners. The platform empowers course creators to maintain complete control, ensuring learning pathways align with organizational standards.
  • Effective Exam Preparation Tools: With personalized study plans, practice exams, and performance analytics, Open LMS’s platform supports comprehensive exam readiness.
  • Secure Exams: The solution incorporates robust security measures and offers online proctoring capabilities, ensuring the authenticity and reliability of exam results.
  • Ecommerce Capabilities: The platform supports revenue generation through the sale of courses, learning programs, and more.
  • Sustained Engagement Solutions: Through personalized learning paths and continuous professional development opportunities, organizations can cultivate a community of engaged learners committed to continuous growth.

This strategic expansion into this new market allows for a versatile digital space to engage and upskill learners. The open-source learning solution provides a simple yet powerful approach to professional training, practice, and summative exams, which allows organizations to seamlessly integrate live training models into an engaging learning environment as a way to streamline certification programs.

Click here to learn more about Open LMS’s professional certification program solution.

About Open LMS

Open LMS delivers the most effective and engaging online learning experience for schools, universities, and corporations around the world. As the largest commercial provider of hosting, training, and support services for the open-source Moodle™ learning platform, Open LMS ensures organizations and institutions deliver the highest quality learning experiences without complexities. Learn more about Open LMS at

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