What kind of budget do I need?

Various Costs of Operating an LMS

One time expense

License Purchase

Fee for customers purchasing a license to host LMS software on their own network.

Ongoing, usually annual

Technical Support

LMS supplier provides this. Get questions answered and issues resolved.

Ongoing, usually annual

Software Upgrades

Covers a span of time and provides you with the latest system upgrades.

Ongoing, usually annual

Cloud-based Subscription

Eliminates server, personnel, connectivity, and infrastructure support/repair costs.

One time expense


Not all projects need custom enhancements. May need to be re-applied later.

Initial and periodic

Professional Services

Could include course building, system administration, report generation, others.