PwC's Academy - Standard operating procedures

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5. Training Development

5.2. Course page creation on LMS

Create a course page within the LMS is the process whereby a particular learning event making use of a variety of learning resources come together.

Below is a list of elements (learning activities) that you need to consider when putting together a quality course page.

Step 1 |Go on the right course category, click "Manage Course" and Click "Add a new course". Click on 'Add a new course' on the LMS

Step 2 | Write the complete course name ensuring that it matches website, banner and other communication

Step 3 | Insert a short name for the course (this is used as a reference for other functions)

Step 4 | Select a start and end date of course (if required), consider the show/hide function

Step 5 | Consider which group mode is applicable for the course (no, visible, separate). Force group mode can be enabled

Step 6 | Determine the layout of the course page by selecting if it is a single activity format, social or weekly

Step 7 | Determine whether the whole course is displayed on one page or split over several pages

Step 8 | Force a theme (if required) and set the number of announcement forums required

Step 9 | Determine the largest size of file that can be uploaded to the course

Step 10 | Enable completion tracking

Step 11 | Rename the role from student to trainee/teacher to trainer/speaker/SME

Step 12 | Add tags to help users find the course faster 

Step 13 | Click on 'Save and display' to save the above details

(sub) SOP: How should a course page look

Step 14 | The first section of the course page needs to have a banner, course info, parking details (if required), link to website and an announcement activity

Step 15 | The course design needs to have a number of resources or activities (depending on the content)

Step 16 | A feedback form from the templates provided based on the course category; amend questions where needed

Step 17 | Add a certificate from the template, adjust the necessary fields

Step 18 | Set up attendance 

Step 19 | Set up the necessary restrictions for downloading the certificate (usually attendance and feedback)

Step 20 | At the lower end of the course page, the complaints and appeals forms are added

Step 21 | If it is a client course, establish the training requirements in advance as these might differ from firm courses

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