Frequently Asked Questions
How much do ipTraining Academy training modules/courses cost?
ipTraining Academy offers a per-employee per-module and perpetual license pricing plans to meet varying needs. Which of these plans is the most cost-effective depends on the number of employees you intend to train, how many training modules each employee will take, and whether your organization has a learning management system (LMS). For more information about pricing, please email us or call our sales department at 630-216-9673.
How long does it take an learner to complete a typical training module?
We know that time is valuable, and we’ve taken this into account in the design of our modules. Depending on the module and an learner’s pace, ipTraining Academy training modules take 25 to 45 minutes; start to finish including the quiz section. We are also offering micro learning modules designed for 3-5 minutes lessons.
Who writes ipTraining Academy training modules?
ipTraining Academy advisors are the authors of each training module. This group represents a broad spectrum of backgrounds, experience, and disciplines. Our firm is made up of experienced corporate practitioners, focused on advising companies on intellectual property operational practices.
How many modules does ipTraining Academy offer?
We currently offer 25 intellectual property focused training modules.
Can we customize the modules with company look?
ipTraining Academy will revise the modules to meet company branding standards. The standard changes include color and company corporate identity logo.
Can we customize the courses to our company practices?
Most companies intellectual property practices will vary, some of the differences are minor and others are fairly extensive. Our training modules are designed to be easily adapted to meet company practices and make course more relevant. ipTraining Academy will work with you to make the changes to meet your company needs. If some cases we may be introducing best practices to you.
Do our computers need to be equipped with special hardware or software in order to use the training modules?
ipTraining Academy modules run on any web-connected computer with a standard web browser (Safari, Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Opera). We do not to use Adobe Flash to avoid conflicts with Apple Mac and iPad users.
Can we use different platforms?
ipTraining Academy modules can run on desktops, notebooks, tablets, and mobiles.
Do we need a high-speed connection to the Internet?
No. A faster connection is useful for modules that include audio or video, but all modules are also offered without audio or video.
Does ipTraining Academy provide a learning management system (LMS) for us to use?
Yes, all the modules are deployed on the ipTraining Academy LMS and can be customized to meet your company’s requirements. All modules usage and completions can be tracked from the system.
Can we launch and track ipTraining Academy modules from our existing LMS?
Yes. Because ipTraining Academy modules are designed to comply with AICC and SCORM specifications (the industry standards for interoperable e-learning), they integrate seamlessly with standards conforming learning management systems.
Is my data (and my organization’s data) secure?
ipTraining Academy systems comply with the strict security requirements of Verisign™ and TRUSTe™, the industry standards for online security. All web pages with user-tracking and administration information are password-protected and SSL-encrypted.
Are ipTraining Academy training modules customizable?
ipTraining Academy’s content is 100% customizable. ipTraining Academy not only can customize the color scheme and branding, but can customize content including examples, text, graphics, terminology, processes, quiz questions, quiz question scoring and feedback, and policies. Essentially anything in the modules can be customized to meet your company’s needs.
What happens if our company’s policies or procedures change during the term of our license?
ipTraining Academy’s analyst will work with you to make revisions required to the applicable module.
What if there’s a training course my company needs that ipTraining Academy doesn’t offer?
ipTraining Academy will assist you to develop a training course that meets your needs. Our extensive experience in intellectual property and large repository of best practices enables us to quickly develop or adapt content.
Can we use some of the training materials we already have?
Yes, ipTraining Academy can assist you in adapting your content to fit our delivery system. We have a standardized methodology that we use to develop all training modules.