Configure the time zone of catalogs, courses, training plans, and course sessions

You can configure the time zone that is used for displaying dates and times in course catalogs, courses, training plans, sessions, notifications, reports, and on training pages.

This article describes how to configure time zone settings.

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The time zone of a catalog

Required role: catalog admin.

Time zone settings are configured at catalog level and individually for each catalog.

To configure the time zone of a catalog:

1. In the LMS365 Admin Center, go to Catalog Settings and select LMS Configuration. The LMS Configuration page opens.

2. On the LMS Configuration page, select Regional Settings. The Regional Settings configuration panel opens.

3. From the Regional Settings panel, select the relevant time zone from the Time Zone drop-down menu. This time zone is used in relevant notifications and reports in the selected catalog. Find more information about catalog-level Regional Settings in this article.

4. Select Save to apply the changes.

The Regional Settings configured in this section become the default settings for all courses and training plans in the catalog. However, they can be manually customized for individual courses or training plans in the Settings section of the training configuration panel. 

 

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After updating the Time Zone settings for the catalog, new courses and training plans inherit these settings. Courses and training plans created before the update of the Regional Settings retain the original settings.

 

The time zone of courses and training plans

Required role: catalog admin or course admin.

Time zone settings for individual courses and training plans are configured at course/training plan level.

By default, courses and training plans inherit the time zone settings of the catalog.

To configure the time zone of a course or training plan:

1. In the LMS365 Admin Center, select the relevant course or training plan. The Course/Training Plan Management panel opens.

2. From the Course/Training Plan Management panel, select the Manage Course/Training Plan Settings. The training configuration panel opens on the Settings section.

3. From the Settings section, under Regional Settings, select the relevant time zone from the Time Zone drop-down menu. This time zone is be used in relevant notifications and reports for the selected course or training plan. Find more information about how to configure Regional Settings for courses and training plans in these articles.

4. Select Save to apply the changes.

 

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The time zone of course sessions

Required role: catalog admin or course admin.

Time zone settings for individual courses sessions are configured at course level.

By default, courses sessions inherit the time zone settings of the associated course.

To configure the time zone of a course session:

1. In the LMS365 Admin Center, select the course that has the sessions for which you want to configure the time zone. The Course Management panel opens.

2. From the Course Management panel, select Manage Course Sessions. The course configuration panel opens on the Sessions section.

3. From the Sessions section, select the relevant session. The Actions panel opens. 

4. From Actions panel, select Edit Course Session. The Edit Course Session configuration panel opens.

5. On the opened Edit Course Session panel, select the relevant time zone from Time Zone drop-down menu. This time zone is used in relevant notifications and reports for the selected session and affects the display of the start and end dates in the session details on the course home page.

 

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6. Select Save to apply the changes.

 

 

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