You can create Offline Activities in the LMS to record activities that the User will complete outside of the LMS. Examples of Offline Activities could be:
- Induction activities such as meeting key stakeholders, learning key systems or reading HR policies
- Self-directed study time
- A learning event the User has attempted which is not captured within the LMS
Navigate to Content Manager from the Menu and click on the Create tab.
Click Offline Activity.
In the popup window, give the Offline Activity a name and click Create New Offline Activity.
You will be taken to the Activity's administration area.
Click on the Details tab.
From here, you can:
|Edit the activity details||Edit the name, code, description and objectives for the activity.|
Set a Start Date and End Date (optional)
Use the date pickers to set a Start Date and End Date.
If a date range is set, the activity will not be accessible outside of this date range - the activity will still appear in the User's training plan however
|Allow users to set their own completion status||If ticked, Users will be able to manually set their own Completion Status for this activity, i.e. set to Completed. If you use a datafeed to mark the activity as complete on the LMS, you should untick this box.|
|Allow users to view the web link and attachments||If ticked, Users will be able to view any web links and file attachments you upload to the activity (if any).|
|Allow users to set their own time spent||
If ticked, Users will be able to set the amount of time they spent on the activity.
If unticked, the time spent will be determined by the recommended CPD hours of the activity (if this has been set in the Advanced Settings tab).
Enter a URL/web address for the activity - for example this could be a link to a page within your company intranet.
|Add File||Upload one or more documents to the activity.|
If you change any settings in this tab, click Save.