Bundles and Product Categories

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callout-successThis feature is not available for systems with the auto enrollment by user group configuration that automatically enrolls all indivuduals in a group into the same courses.

Introduction

Bundle collect items together such as products or certifications together.  Bundles can be a method of simplifying how a learner enrolls to content. Bundles are particularly useful for clients using eCommerce and/or Access Codes. Bundles may be available to one or more user groups and may be assigned to an access code for easy enrollment of training for one or many indivuduals.

  1. Use bundles to assign products. 
  2. Bundle products under one category for display on user home pages.
  3. Register users to all of the products of a similar topic or requirements for certification .
  4. Ecommerce options such as:
    • Bundle courses that are for sale in order to offer a bulk discount.
    • Offer indivuduals a choice between purchasing the entire bundle or separate courses.
  5. Bundle certifications together into a set of certifications or a training path.

Navigate to Bundles

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  1. Log in with a Site Manager account.
  2. Select Bundles under Library in the main navigation menu.edit-bundle-name-a
  3. A detailed list displays the Bundle Name, Description, Type, Status, and date Created and Edited. This page allows you to view, sort, filter, export, delete, and edit bundles of all types (e.g. categories and certification sets).
    Example of the Bundles page.

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  4. Optionally use Filter and Save Searches to locate specific bundles. 
  5. Optionally export the bundle list. 

Create a Bundle

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  1. Log in with a Site Manager account.
  2. Select Bundle from the Quick Create menu on the home page.create-bundle-a
  3. Fill out the Create Bundle form.
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  4. Enter a bundle Name.
  5. Add an optional Description.
  6. Select a Status from the drop-down menu (active, inactive, or category).  
    • Active status is used when the bundle is intended for registration purposes. For example, a bundle assigned to an access code. When active, the bundle can be seen on the desktop side and in drop down menus for reports.
    • An inactive bundle can only be seen by Site Managers and does not appear in drop-down menus.
    • Category status is used for visually displaying products together under one category on learner home pages. 
  7. Select a Type from the drop-down menu. You may have only one option, such as product enrollment or certification set.
    • Product Enrollment is used to enroll indivuduals into all of the products assigned to the bundle. When you want to create a category or a registration bundle, you would use this type.
    • Certification Set is a custom type that allows you to bundle multiple certifications into one bigger certification. It is not an available default type, but an be customized for your system. When the user goes into the desktop side and has earned certifications that are part of a certification set bundle, they will see the certification bundle printout that lists the individual certifications instead of viewing only the single certifications. Visit Certification Sets for more details.
  8. Save.
  9. Apply the category to one or more user groups. Follow the steps for Add or Remove User Groups.
  10. Add the products that appear under the category. Follow the steps for Add or Remove Bundle Products.

Bundle courses and assign that bundle to an access code for quick registration. Bundles can be used in conjunction with access codes for easy enrollment of one or many indivuduals into products. A bundle can be assigned to an access code and then indivuduals can enter the code into the Quick Enroll field on their home page (if enabled). After using the code, they will be enrolled into the user groups and products in the bundle.

Manage Bundle Availability

You can manage bundle availability using a number of methods. Select a method below to learn more.

callout-infoAdding a new product to an existing a bundle will not automatically register that product to participants who have access to the bundle. The system will ask if you want to update the registrations for all indivuduals who have Access Codes associated with that Bundle. Answering yes does all the work.

 

Site Managers can change the user groups that can benefit from bundles. Indivuduals do not beneft from bundles until they are linked to their user groups.  This includes viewing product catagories.

  1. Navigate to Bundles.
  2. Optionally use Filter and Save Searches.
  3. Select Edit for a specific bundle.
  4. Add or remove multiple user groups.
  5. Save when you have finished updating the user groups that are associated with this bundle.
  1. Navigate to Bundles.
  2. For the relevant bundle, use the drop-down menu to change the status to inactive or active, as appropriate.
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  1. Navigate to Bundles.
  2. Select bundles.
  3. Choose Delete Selected from the Options menu. If you can't see the menu, show the Tool Panel.
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  4. On the confirmation prompt, select OK

callout-dangerDeletion is permanent. Make sure you want to delete the bundle rather than simply inactivating it (see Active or Deactivate a Bundle above).

Edit Bundle Name/Description

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  1. Log in with a Site Manager account.
  2. Select Bundles under Library in the main navigation menu.edit-bundle-name-a
  3. For a specific bundle, select Edit next to Details in detailed view or select the bundle's name to open it in list view.
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  4. Change the name and/or description.
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  5. Save.

 

Create a Bundle Category

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You can use category bundles to visually display products together under one category on learner home pages. 

  1. Log in with a Site Manager account.
  2. Select Bundle from the Quick Create menu on the home page.create-bundle-a
  3. Fill out the Create Bundle form.
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  4. Enter a Name for the category (e.g. "Orientation Items").
  5. Add an optional Description.
  6. Select Category from the status from the drop-down menu.  
  7. Select a Type from the drop-down menu. 
  8. Save.
  9. Apply the category to one or more user groups. Follow the steps for Add or Remove User Groups.
  10. Add the products that appear under the category. Follow the steps for Add or Remove Bundle Products.

 

Add or Remove Bundle Products

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  1. Navigate to Bundles.
  2. Optionally use Filter and Save Searches.
  3. Select Edit for a specific bundle.
  4. Add or remove multiple products.
  5. Save when you have finished updating the products that are associated with this bundle.

callout-infoAdding a new product to an existing a bundle will not automatically register that product to participants who have access to the bundle. The system will ask if you want to update the registrations for all indivuduals who have Access Codes associated with that Bundle. Answering yes does all the work.

User Bundle Report

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The user bundle report shows you which bundles each user is linked to.

  1. Log in with a Site Manager account.
  2. Select Bundles under Library in the main navigation menu.
  3. Select the User Bundle Report from the Resources menu. If you cannot see the menu, show the Tool Panel.
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  4. You will see a list of users and their associated bundles.
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