You can use your system to help plan and manage events. A set of meetings comprise one overall event and each meeting can have resources and staff assigned to it. For example, you could create an event called Orientation. Your template might include meetings such as a welcome reception, a general session, several workshops, and a tour of the campus. You can identify the required resources for each meeting (tables, chairs, brochures, banners, and so on), and assign and schedule the responsible staff.
Orientation, for example, is a recurring event, and each of the meetings might need the same resources and staff each time. You can create an Orientation event template to make it easier to regularly plan and manage this event. You can also use the template to plan similar events.
Courses are also events. You use event planning to assign classrooms, identify faculty, and schedule equipment for courses.
Upon completion of this lesson, you will be able to:
• Set up event types.
• Set up resource codes.
• Set up staff codes.
• Set up event templates.
• Enter events.
• Enter meetings.
• Enter event attendance.
• View event summary information.
• View person event summary information.
• View campus meeting display.
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