Introducing

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By Learn on Demand Systems

Enhance your courses, create blended learning experiences and sell subscriptions with IT Pro Challenges.

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Single Challenge

30-day access period

List price: $4.95

Partner price: $2.48

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10 Challenge Series

90-day access period

List price: $29.95

Partner price: $14.98

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All Access

365-day access period

List price: $49.95

Partner price: $24.98

*Prices are per user and each challenge may only be taken once.

  • Hundreds of challenges will be available within the next several months for purchase individually, at a series level, or as an all access pass.

  • Add them to your organization’s existing offerings to set yourself apart from your competition and drive true value for your customers.

To assign your students access to the IT Pro Challenges Preview follow these steps:

  1. Sign in to your OneLearn Training Management System account.
  2. On the Course Assignments tile, select Create Course Assignment.
  3. Beside Student field, select Choose
  4. Input your Students’ Last and First Names in the search filters, select Search
  5. Select the student from the search results, select OK
  6. Beside Course field, select Choose
  7. Input IT Pro Challenges
  8. Select the course (it should be the only one listed), select OK (Note: Students will have 30 days from the course assignment to complete the challenge)
  9. Select Save

What makes IT Pro Challenges different from traditional labs?
IT Pro Challenges are hands-on activities based on scenarios that provide students with guidance and requirements as opposed to detailed steps within a traditional lab.  IT Pro Challenges also provide students with a means of verification to gauge their success.

Who is the audience?
IT Professionals who are seeking additional hands-on practice to ever changing IT and cloud environments.

Can purchased challenges be accessed more than once?
No, each purchased challenge is available only once. Save/Pause/Resume are not available.

How do my students access the IT Pro Challenge Preview?
Once you have made the course assignment for your student, they may follow these steps.

  1. Have student Sign in to your OneLearn TMS site
  2. Under the ‘My Training’ tab your student will need to select IT Pro Challenges [Preview]
  3. Now on IT Pro Challenges page, your student may Launch each challenge listed under the ‘Activities’ section

Note: Student may see the description of each challenge by selecting Details listed beside each challenge name.

Is support available if a student becomes stuck in a challenge?
Although the challenges have been designed as self-directed activities, should students need assistance they may contact our 24/7 support via support@learnondemandsystems.com

How can I provide feedback on the challenges?
Each challenge will contain an evaluation that is available upon completion.  Alternatively, you may also provide direct feedback to: challengefeedback@learnondemandsystems.com

What other cloud platforms will IT Pro Challenges address?
Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) will be coming soon.

Who should I contact if I have additional questions?
Please contact your Learn on Demand Systems’ Sales Representative.

Challenges are divided into three levels:

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GUIDED CHALLENGE – Similar to a traditional lab, but replaces the step-by-step instructions with goals and objectives along with detailed hints, which allow students to check their work as they progress. Duration ~ 30 minutes.

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ADVANCED CHALLENGE – Based on a series of requirements built around an overall objective. It lets students figure out if they know how to perform administrative tasks, and helps them learn new ones by utilizing resource information. Each requirement must be completed successfully to move to the next. Duration ~ 45 minutes.

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EXPERT CHALLENGE – Students will complete a large configuration task to showcase their mastery of a topic, which could span multiple products, technologies, and platforms. They will not receive task guidance. An automated score is given once complete. Duration ~ 60 minutes.

Azure Infrastructure Series Example

  • Challenges are developed in a series pertaining to a particular topic.
  • Each series is comprised of a number of Guided, Advanced, and one Expert Challenge.
  • Challenges in a lower level support the related challenges above but are not required to be completed.