SDMS V Staff Development and Learning Management for Windows

Version 7 Now Available!


SDMS V Staff Development has been extensively enhanced in Version 7. From a New Interface with a larger working environment to compatibility with the latest operating systems; Version 7 is packed with New Features to help with day to day training administration.  Of course the new features of Version 7 build on the already extensive training management functions of the previous Versions and incorporate many of the wishes and recommendations from current users and customers.

Software Built on Experience

SDMS V Staff Development for Windows includes the very latest features and enhancements based on over 25 years experience with training managers from a wide variety of organisations. Easier to use, flexible, comprehensive; it has been designed to provide a fully integrated system for the management and administration of training and development.

SDMS V Staff Development for Windows meets the needs of all types of organisations to plan and manage training and development activity for all grades and types of staff.  It allows both courses and consultancy based training to be fully managed as well as in-house and externally purchased training to be recorded. It provides a means of fully incorporating training and development into overall business planning, a system for organising and delivering all forms of training and development from traditional courses to open learning. Training histories and records are maintained for all staff and employees being automatically updated as they apply for and attend training events. It includes extensive facilities for recording all training costs - with user definable cost categories, years, budget periods and budgets allowing a wide range of costs analyses and training reports to be provided.  All sources of staff development funding and costs are reported on within a system for monitoring any associated income.

Optional Modules for SDMS V Staff Development and Learning Management for Windows

All aspects of the Learning Management Process are addressed by an extensive range of optional Modules including Training Evaluation, Training Needs Analysis, Individual CPD Plans, Appraisal, IIP and Organisational Training Plans. 

See the table below for the full range of optional modules available and click the link for more information:


Training Evaluation

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Training Needs Click Here
Appraisal and Performance Review Click Here
IIP Training Planner Click Here
QCF Manager Click Here
HR Analytics Module Click Here
Report Generator Click Here
SMS Messaging Click Here
QCF Learning and Skills Click Here
e-Training Web and Intranet Access Click Here
e-Evaluation Web Access Click Here
e-Needs Web Access Click Here
e-Appraisal Web Access Click Here
e-SD.Net Web Access Click Here
e-Learning Connect Click Here


SDMS V e-Training Web and Intranet Access:

For businesses implementing a web strategy in learning management, e-Training for Web and Intranet provides On Line Enrolment and Delegate Booking, Course Administration with Self Serve, Line Manager, Trainer and Learning Administrator Access. The e-Evaluation, e-Appraisal and e-Needs modules ensure that you can deliver all aspects of the training and development process On Line.

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SDMS V e-SD.Net Web Access

The e-SD.Net Web Access Module provides a seamless and fully dynamic intranet and web access system for SDMS V Staff Development and Learning Management for Windows. Designed for the smaller business who want to reap the benefits of supporting employee training and learning with online access; e-SD.Net provides a simple and cost effective web solution.

e-SD.Net helps you simplify and reduce the cost of updating employee records and training course applications by providing easy to use browser access for employees, managers and administrators.

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SDMS V e-Learning and e-Learning Connect

And for businesses wishing to include e-Learning as part of their training provision eFront - Enterprise e-Learning provides an extensive e-Learning Management Platform with learner access and administration, e-Learning Course Development and Communication Tools and Human Resource Skills Development. eFront is fully integrated with SDMS products to provide a seamless system for all forms of training and development.

SDMS V e-Learning Connect is an optional module which provides integration between an e-Learning platform and SDMS V Staff Development for Windows. Where the Customer is using SDMS V e-Training, the e-Learning lesson can be accessed via the Employee Self Serve functions directly. The integration process is implemented via a set of Data Exports and Imports which can be scheduled to take place at any time or frequency.

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Rich Functionality and Scalable

The extensive and rich functionality of SDMS V Staff Development will make a positive contribution to your business. By providing all of the key elements of employee training records, course planning, delivery and evaluation, the software makes a real difference to the performance of the Business and its Employees.

With its customisable and modular options the software is available in a variety of technical formats from the Workgroup Edition for the smaller Business to thin Client for the very large. And of course, SDMS V e-Training Web Staff Development and Learning for fully dynamic and integrated web based learning management.

Some of the latest features include; an Export to Excel button on many of the core screens within the application that will allow you to generate an output of the data visible on screen straight to spreadsheet;  new User Defined Fields in Version 7, we have incorporated the ability to add an unlimited number of flexible user defined fields to the key screens within SDMS. The new fields that can be attached to the selected screens can be from a variety of data types including Alpha, Numeric, Date, Time, Check Box, Email Address, Web URL link, File Attachments and Memo fields.

A System Tailored to Your Needs and Kind of Business

SDMS V Staff Development and Learning Management is offered in a range of business editions designed and developed over many years to meet the unique requirements of specific business sectors. Each edition is based on the practical experience of working with Customers in their business environment and responding to their requirements, whether an LEA, College or construction firm.

Specific editions may incorporate particular modules for that type of Business (such as; NMDS for Adult and Social Care, Client Tracking for Private Training Providers, Governor Module in LEAs and Children’s Services etc.) as well as special reporting requirements (Health and Safety Returns Analysis in Construction, Training Budget spend in Local Government). Each edition through its many detailed changes therefore matches the style and working practices in that type of business. Where additional changes are required, bespoke programming services ensure that the system you use fits your needs.

On Premise or Cloud Implementation

SDMS is available for On Premise installation using your existing servers and IT resources or as SDMSCloud enabling you to get the benefits of running feature rich standard Windows based training administration systems over the Internet. All SDMSCloud software and data are located in our secure and fully managed data centres, freeing your resources up from the tasks of buying and managing expensive servers.

Workgroup - Client Server Enterprise - Remote Desktop - Citrix - VMware Thin Clients and Web

We offer SDMS V Staff Development and Learning Management to meet all types and numbers of Employees. Users of SDMS range from 50 employees or less to many thousands. Our Workgroup Editions provide from 1 to 5 users without a Network Server while our Client Server and Thin Client editions offer solutions to Organisations with large numbers of users across a variety of work locations. This is scalable to our Full Client Server product with Citrix, VMware or Remote Desktop deployment to SDMS Web products with hundreds and thousands of users.

and of course fully integrated with HRPersonnel...

Of course, where you also have requirements for more personnel or workforce information than that provided by the staff and job record of our learning management system, then you also have the option to choose SDMS V HRPersonnel for Windows and e.HRP.Net Web Access. (More)