Confidently build skills at speed and scale in high-consequence industries

Industries such as Finance, Aviation, Manufacturing, Mining, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals want a robust, secure learning platform for skilling, reskilling and upskilling their workforces to meet their needs for speed and scale, and drive employee productivity confidently throughout the employee journey.

SumTotal puts world-class learning management and performance tools in your hands, enabling you to train, coach, mentor and drive productivity across the full employee lifecycle – from their first day in your organisation, across every stage of their journey in a way that matches the pace of changing business priorities, meets growing compliance demands, and inspires people growth.

Imagine if...

Imagine if SumTotal and LRMG could enable, empower and ignite performance across a safe, certified and compliant workforce by inspiring them through a learning experience that builds for the future…

Are you ready to secure your future and take your talent development practices to the next level?

A globally trusted platform that puts the power of productivity and risk management at your fingertips

Solve for the most complex compliance and learning environments

The more diverse your learning needs, the better the fit. SumTotal will translate your most complex learning requirements into a powerfully configured learning journey – with complete process automation. Digital tools and automation will help you ensure compliance, manage risks and allow your organisation to be future proof.

Optimise learning and performance for business results

Connect the dots between the skills your people need now, and the skills your business may need in the future. Keep your employees learning, growing and driving toward the goals of the organisation with a modern, engaging, consistent learning and career development experience that is curated, compliant, predictive and generates measurable outcomes.

Advanced reporting and dashboards

Powerful reporting and tracking capabilities enable you to easily pull audit log reports, monitor learning and performance analytics, and provide your organisation with actionable intelligence to help you mitigate risks, ensure compliance… helping you protect your licence to trade.

Team of implementation experts with global experience

Confidently implement SumTotal with our local, dedicated team of implementation experts who have ‘been there, done that’, and who keep your goals front of mind throughout the implementation, and are focused on ensuring you get the most out of your investment.

Let learning be your strategy for success

inspired, empowered individual​

In a rapidly-changing world you will need to build talent agility across your workforce to drive bottom line success and ensure adaptability for the future.

SumTotal is more than a platform for distributing and managing learning. It’s a potent enabler for ensuring critical leadership continuity, evaluating talent readiness and building bench strength at all levels across the entire organisation. With SumTotal you get all the insights you need to keep your talent pool closely aligned to organisational goals and key performance indicators.

With SumTotal’s robust analytics and advanced reporting capabilities you  can use data insights to help drive talent agility, make decisions faster, and ensure compliance reporting. Customised, localised compliance reporting can be built by our local certified team of implementation experts.

SumTotal helps boost talent retention strategies by giving you the tools you need to ensure that individuals can see their contributions and feel valued as members of the organisation.

With cascading goals, role-based configurable dashboards to monitor progress, and development planning functionality, managers and leaders have a real-time, comprehensive view of employee contributions to aid in performance and succession decision-making.

A culture of ongoing feedback is a key lever of the talent retention strategy. SumTotal’s digital prompts enable continuous feedback loops and ensure that you capture real-time performance feedback to ensure meaningful performance conversations and check-ins that help your talent perform better today, reach their goals, and prepare for career growth.

Nurturing the talent you have is often easier than recruiting new talent. SumTotal’s built-in competency library enables you to map competencies to job roles and ensure that your workplace skills plan helps contribute to your retention planning – and quickly empowers people and teams to achieve business results and identify the skills needed for future jobs.

SumTotal provides you with fully integrated talent management tools to help you accelerate employees’ time-to-productivity from a single platform. With SumTotal, you can ensure new hires are equipped with job-aligned development plans, supported via various feedback mechanisms, and enabled to perform through coaching and mentoring initiatives.

Continuous onboarding helps you achieve real results, faster. You can prioritise learning and development from day one, placing your people on a skills trajectory to seamlessly transition from new hire to contributor. SumTotal’s digital tools make performance and progress data visible to managers, creating opportunities for ongoing performance-enabling support to improve productivity.

With SumTotal’s powerful analytics, you can ensure early line of sight to growth and development needs, helping you provide support in the flow of work. You might even find that you achieve better outcome scores on your transformation agenda!

SumTotal has a range of digital tools, which you can use to build learning plans that make accessing learning easy. Potent AI engines and search functionality instantly recommend and connect learners to relevant, contextual learning that is linked to their career growth paths, ensuring a personalised learning experience.

Micro-learning makes learning at work faster, by delivering learning at the precise moment of need. The SumTotal learning experience is a modern consumer-driven experience that everyone should find familiar and intuitive. It’s easy to connect to courses and content in the flow of work – and on any device – making learning adoption an absolute breeze too!

Social learning and gamification capabilities (including badges, levels, points and leader boards) inspire people and increase engagement by rewarding learning behaviours. Have a little fun, boost collaboration, and help strengthen your strategy for building a learning organisation.

Get critical insights and data to ensure workforce compliance and risk reduction. Develop the skills insights you need to build role readiness and take care of upskilling and reskilling priorities that help with workforce planning and management.

SumTotal enables organisations to manage industry-related compliance and certification priorities for workforce compliance, safety and risk mitigation. 

SumTotal tailors to meet your specific compliance, skill-building, and certification needs across the employee lifecycle, so that you can protect your bottom line… and your licence to trade.

Our partner content

How mature are your learning, talent, and workforce management practices? Determine your organisational maturity and chart a path to improvement using SumTotal’s latest white paper.

Do you want to find out how to elevate your company’s maturity level? Blending learning and talent management is critical to staying agile in today’s ever-changing world. Discover the 5 stages of HR maturity and create a plan as a starting point for your company’s maturity journey.

Don’t let your workforce’s lack of skills be the reason your business falls short of its goals. This checklist will help you build an effective upskilling and reskilling program that will empower employees, boost productivity, and drive tangible ROI

Ignite the learning brand in your organisation

SumTotal has a long history of being the LMS of choice for high-consequence and globally complex enterprise organisations.

It’s an end-to-end solution that helps you reach and engage your on-site and remote workforce with a learning experience that enables you to meet your talent development needs and keep your organisation safe, certified and compliant throughout the employee lifecycle.

We believe

  • Talent management is effective when it is integrated and visible, and delivers insights to improve business decision-making
  • Being known as a learning organisation drives talent mobility and attracts the best of the best
  • An employee’s learning experience has a direct impact on performance and retention
  • Learning is powerful when it is delivered in the moment of need
  • It’s critical to have a localised, certified team of experts to implement and support your investment

Simplify and automate complex tasks


Gain critical data and insights


Match talent skills, develop career paths and nurture talent

Meeting talent needs across industries

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Career Dreams

Fast track career growth in the new world of work:

Certified learning paths that build relevant skills and competencies

Invigorate your skills development offering:

University-certified online and blended short learning courses

Rapidly improve your scorecard metrics:

B-BBEE (South Africa) and other scorecard solutions

Trusted certification:

Digitally enabled learning solutions supported by dedicated teams of Wits, Queen's University Belfast, UFS and GIBS academics and experience managers

Real-world scarce skills training for youth:

Find, recruit and custom train youth to your demand-led specs, getting them work-ready and employable


We find the talent, match personalities and abilities to your culture fit, and then train them to meet your digital skills needs

Comply with your B-BBEE, transformation and skills levy agenda:

Rapidly improve your scorecard metrics: create a talent pipeline for 4IR, ICT and Tech-future Skills

Work-ready graduates and interns:

We find the candidates (or you find them). We train them to use your technology and digital systems within the defined roles


Sales and Unlock Customer Value

Discover why your customers buy what they buy:

Learn to meet customers’ social, emotional and functional requirements

Activate and strengthen sales team engagement:

Digital sales activation challenges

Cultivate a performance-based sales culture:

Sales leadership and culture solutions

Mobilise the right sales strategy:

Sales strategy validation and optimisation

Accelerate sales pipelines and spark growth:

Customer-centric sales strategy

Grow and sustain critical sales capabilities:

Digital learning content for Sales


People Productivity

Engage for sustainable high performance:

Human capital strategy, learning strategy and transformation

Future-fit your organisation for success:

Learning and talent assessments, talent management and people balance sheet planning

Connect learning journeys to performance outcomes:

Onboarding, talent development and learning mapped to your individual and company needs

Move the needle on learning experiences:

Smart learning and talent experience platforms, tools and digital learning assets

Upskill people with new digital smarts:

Digital learning content (customised or plug-and-play)


A Performance Culture

Talent management:

Make better future-fit data-driven decisions for your talent and organisation

Strategy and change:

Inspire your people to change and ignite their passion to deliver business results

Leadership and culture:

Enable your leadership teams to create their unique brand and to build new high-performance habits and behaviours

Digital transformation:

Enable people processes through digital technologies that transform performance

Talent assessments:

Better understand your people's strengths and your team’s productive habits to compete and win

Performance enablement:

Create a culture of feedback that actively measures performance


Leadership Perspectives

Establish a high-performance culture:

Interactive multimedia inspirational stories

Unlock new thinking and shift mindsets:

More than 13 intriguing true stories of high performance

Empower leaders and teams:

Expertly facilitated moderated conversations

Build new habits for high performance:

Smart toolboxes to activate habits for success