You create a business event with an irregular schedule if the dates on which the event takes place do not have a regular pattern (for example, one-off or sporadic business events), and the dates list and resource assignments only apply to this particular event. A business event with this schedule category does not have a schedule description.
You create a business event without a schedule if you do not know exactly when this event will take place. When the date and time of the event become known, you can define a schedule for it on the overview screen for editing event offerings, by choosing Schedule Business Event. This causes the system to change the object type from EL to E.
A time-independent event is an academic event without a set schedule or location, for example, an e- learning offering. When you create a time-independent event, you must choose a business event type with an appropriate delivery mode. To assign the object type to the delivery mode, choose
in Customizing for Student Lifecycle Management .
Activities To create a business event, enter the business event data on the detail screen. If you want to generate a
schedule for the business event, enter a schedule description and choose schedule category to the business event.
. The system assigns a
To create a business event with a regular schedule, enter the business event data and schedule description
in the detail screen. Then choose
to generate the schedule. The system assigns a schedule category
to the business event. When the system generates the schedule, it creates a list with the schedule and resource booking.
You can regenerate the schedule on the detail screen, as well as on the overview screen for editing event
offerings. To display the schedule data, choose
on the overview screen.
If you do not change the start or end date in the schedule description, the system uses the start and end dates of the class period (time limit 0200) in the business event's academic period. However, if you change the start or end date in the schedule description (for example, begins two weeks before the start of the class period), the system uses the date you enter. Entry of a different start or end date is optional.
You can edit the teaching workload for this business event by choosing on the detail screen.
If the business event has a regular schedule (without exceptions), the system assigns every date to the selected room and instructor. If you want to assign different rooms and instructors, you must first define
exceptions (by choosing
) which causes the system to activate
If you want to create a business event with the schedule category
must first create a business event with a
. After you have generated the schedule, choose
. Then, you can define exceptions in the schedule or resource reservation.
When you choose the
pushbutton, the system activates the
You can use this pushbutton, for example, to assign a different instructor for a certain date.
When you save the exceptions, the system changes the schedule category of the business event from
You can change the resource reservation and dates list in the detail screen. In the overview screen for event offering editing, you can only change the resource reservation and dates of regular schedules without exceptions but not of regular schedules with exceptions.
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