Coursera Vs Thinking Cap LMS (Jul 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jul 22, 2020

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Coursera or Thinking Cap LMS?

Thinking Cap LMS is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Coursera, Thinking Cap LMS is rated higher (91/100) than Coursera (90/100). Thinking Cap LMS offers more features (13) to their users than Coursera (0).

Looking for the right LMS solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How Coursera compares with Thinking Cap?

Coursera: Coursera is an education platform that partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for anyone to take. It’s simple. We want to help you learn better and faster. That’s why we designed our platform based on proven teaching methods verified by top researchers. Online learning plays a significant role in a lifel...

Thinking Cap: Thinking Cap was founded in the spring of 2001. In 2003, Thinking Cap launched the first versions of Thinking Cap® Author and Thinking Cap LMS. Without a customer, we made the investment to create the first XML-based eLearning system. This was done for one reason - it was needed. With over 70 commercial and open source Authoring Tools and LMS produ...

Who's more expensive? Coursera or Thinking Cap LMS?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of LMS software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for Coursera and Thinking Cap LMS.

Coursera price starts at $29 per license , on a scale between 1 to 10 Coursera is rated 4, which is lower than the average cost of LMS software. Thinking Cap LMS price starts at $65 per month , when comparing Thinking Cap LMS to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average LMS software cost.

Bottom line: Coursera cost is around the same cost of Thinking Cap LMS.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared Coursera Vs. Thinking Cap LMS based on some of the most important and required LMS features. Coursera: We are still working to collect the list of features for Coursera. Thinking Cap LMS: Blended Learning, Career Tracking, Collaboration Management, Course Catalog, Course Interactivity.

Target customer size

Coursera's typical customers include: Medium and large size businesses, and Thinking Cap LMS's target customer size include: Start up, Small business, Medium business, Large business, Private use.

Coursera

ITQlick rating
(4.1/5)

starts at $29 per license

Coursera is a cloud-based learning management system software built for individuals, and small up to large companies. Coursera offers online courses from prestigious universities such as Standford, Princeton, ...

Categories: Online Courses.

Thinking Cap LMS

ITQlick rating
(4.2/5)

starts at $65 per month

Thinking Caps is a cloud-based learning management solution designed for medium and large corporate, nonprofit and government institutions. The core features include learning management, reporting, and branding...

Categories: LMS.

Compare specifications

Coursera Specifications

ITQlick Score: 90/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.1/5)
Pricing: 4/10 - average cost
Category: LMS -> Coursera
Company: Coursera
Pricing: starts at $29 per license
Typical customers: Medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Cloud
Links: Coursera review, Coursera pricing, Coursera alternatives

Compare features

Coursera: 0 Features

We are working to collect the list of features

Thinking Cap LMS: 13 Features

Blended Learning
Career Tracking
Collaboration Management
Course Catalog
Course Interactivity
Custom Functionality
eLearning
Individual-Based Plans
Legacy System Integration
Performance Assessment
Skills Assessment
Training Metrics
User Access Controls
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Functionality score
Software review
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Coursera
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
90/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
4.6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$29 per license
Functionality
3
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Thinking
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
91/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
5.6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$65 per month
Functionality
14
Coassemble
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
94/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
3/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$99 per month
Functionality
4
Coggno
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
92/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6.6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$16.74 per license
Functionality
16
Review
Finalsite
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
92/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$3,000 per license
Functionality
3
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.