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

You can configure the time zone that's 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 individually for each catalog.

To configure the time zone of a catalog:

1. In the LMS365 (Learn365) Admin Center > Catalog settings > LMS Configuration.

2. On the opened LMS Configuration page, select Regional Settings

3. On the opened Regional Settings panel, select the relevant time zone from the Time Zone drop-down list. This time zone is used when showing time in notifications and reports of the selected course catalog. Find more information about the catalog Regional Settings in this article.

4. Select Save to apply the changes.

The Regional Settings configured for the catalog become the default regional settings for all courses and training plans in this catalog. However, they can be changed for individual courses and 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 will inherit these settings. Courses and training plans created before the update of the catalog Regional Settings retain the original settings.

 

The time zone of courses and training plans

Required role: catalog or course admin.

By default, courses and training plans inherit the time zone settings of the catalog. You can configure the time zone settings for individual courses and training plans.

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

1. In the LMS365 (Learn365) Admin Center > Training Management > select the relevant course or training plan. 

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

3. Under Regional Settings, select the relevant time zone from the Time Zone drop-down list. This time zone will be used will be used when showing time in 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. Select Cancel to cancel changes.

 

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The time zone of course sessions

Required role: catalog or course admin.

By default, course sessions (standalone or within a group) inherit the time zone settings of the course they are created within. You can configure the time zone individually for each session within a course.

To configure the time zone of a course session:

1. In the LMS365 (Learn365) Admin Center, select the course that has the sessions for which you want to configure the time zone.

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

3. Select the relevant session (standalone or within a session group) to open its Actions panel and select Edit course session

4. On the opened Edit course session panel, select the relevant time zone from Time Zone drop-down list. 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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5. Select Save to apply the changes. To cancel the action, select Cancel.

 

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