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Compliance Training – Team Management Process (Part 1)

Regardless of the complexity of your organization, you will need to consider an approach to VTA TM that works for everyone to manage their compliance training. Some aspects of the design must be determined to accommodate the entire organization, across the enterprise. These are settings, values or processes you set up to be used by everyone. Other decisions can be determined at the Site level.

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Compliance Training with Team Management in VTA 7.2

Team Management was designed to assign the right training for a student’s compliance training needs according to their Risk Level and Preferred Language, according to input from their Primary Supervisor in Learner. As we wrap it up into VTA 7.2, I’d like to officially introduce you to the 7th assessment type available in VTA to help meet your compliance training needs!

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RISC VTA Team Management Feature Is Now In Development!

Overview Team Management is a new tool that will provide Primary Supervisors an efficient way to update Team assignments in VTA Learner according to a Risk Level Rating AND a Student’s Preferred Language. It allows an organization to put control…

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List Advisor Survey Questions Report in v6.3

March 3, 2014

Introduction Previously, if you wanted to view Advisor Survey question information, you would either have to open or preview the record in VTA Evaluator or pilot the survey in VTA Learner. Neither method was as quick as it will be…

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ICS Calendar Attachments from Administrator in V7.0!

March 3, 2014
VTA

Overview In VTA 6.3 (or older), when students enroll into a Schedule Class Session in VTA Learner, the enrollment confirmation email they receive contains an ICS attachment that adds an appointment to their calendar. When their enrollment is canceled in…

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Managing Schedule Rosters Without Notices Being Sent

March 3, 2014

Overview It’s possible that you may need to move a session from Schedule to History for a session that is in the “future” (current date, but later Start Time). Perhaps people are in an early morning class and they will…

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Notification Settings in V7.0

Overview In version 7.0, VTA has greatly expanded the Email capabilities for the new enrollment approval process. You can send these notices to Students, Instructors, Supervisors, Enrollment Approvers and/or their Delegates as long as they meet the notice criteria and…

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The Matrix (Reports) – Reloaded

June 14, 2013
VTA

The Shape of Things To Come In VTA 7.0, the Student (previously Employee), Job Title, Team and Course Status Matrix Reports will start using distinctive shapes in addition to the colors displayed to indicate past due, coming due and compliant…

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Best Practice: Cutting/Pasting Text from External Files in VTA

April 18, 2013
VTA

Scenario You have tons of information stored in Microsoft Word of PDF files and you want to copy and paste text from these files to VTA (i.e., Course Descriptions). Why re-create the wheel or waste time re-typing when it exists?…

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Credit Hours Now Available on Certificates in VTA 6.2!

June 14, 2012

Introduction You can have students launch individual training completion certificates online in VTA Learner using an HTML template that is set as the final, optional (non-required) Document Lesson of the Course. This can be done as follows: Add the certificate…

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