Add Child Team

As an LMS Admin, you can create Child Teams

Any Child Team can possess the same access and permissions of the Active Team, or any subset thereof. 

A Child Team cannot possess any permission's greater than any of it's Parent Teams (any Team which may exist higher within a Team hierarchy). 

Permissions may include access to Learning Roles, access to Folders or any LMS Admin privileges.


To add a Child Team;

  • Ensure the proper Active Team is selected; should there be more than one Active Team.
  • Click on the LMS Admin tab.
  • Click on the Teams tab.
  • Locate the Parent Team you want to create a new Child Team under and click to open it's context menu.
  • Select Add Child Team from the menu.

The Add Child Team panel will display.

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  • Type a required name in the Team Name field.
  • Include Group: Check box if you want to provide this Team's members with their own Group. Checking the box will prompt a refresh and a Group Name field will appear. Enter a Group Name.
  • Parent Team: Use the associated dropdown menu to select the Team you desire as the established Parent Team.
  • Optionally, in field provided enter a Description or any other information you wish to be associated with this Child Team.
  • In the Reference field, add any optional reference information desired.
  • Click Update at bottom to save information and create the New Child Team.

Add Multiple Child Teams

By using the Add Multiple Child Teams feature, an LMS Admin has the efficient option of adding multiple Child Teams during a single process, saving the effort and time required to create each child team separately.

Any Child Teams can possess the same access and permissions of the Active Team, or any subset team thereof. 

Child Teams cannot possess any permission's greater than any of their Parent Teams (Parent Teams are Teams which exist higher within a given Team's hierarchy). 

Certain permissions may include access to Learning Roles, access to Learning Element Folders or any LMS Admin privileges.


To Add Multiple Child Teams;

  • Ensure the proper Active Team is selected; should there be more than one Active Team.
  • Click on the LMS Admin tab.
  • Click on the Teams tab.
  • Locate the Parent Team you want to add multiple Child Teams under and click to open it's context menu.
  • Select Add Multiple Child Teams from menu.

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  • Child Teams to Create: In this field strictly enter one Child Team Name per line. Each listed name will create a Child Team having this name. 
  • Any Child Teams under a common Parent Team must have unique names. For proper LMS processing and record keeping, it is vital that each Team Name be separate and distinct from all others.
  • Adding or editing any conditions or special membership parameters for these newly created Teams is conducted from the Teams page by clicking on the desired team to open it's context menu and selecting Team Details; once the Child Team is created.
  • After entering any and all New Child Team names, click Add Team(s).

Note; Regardless of whichever order any Child Team Names were entered into the provided field, these new Child Teams will list in alphabetical order under their designated Parent Team. 

After Clicking Add Team(s), a message will display which reports how many Child Teams were created.

Should there be any issues with the creation of any Child Team(s) during this process, the error will display on this message.

  • Click Return to close panel. This will return you to the main Teams tab. New Child Teams will now display under their designated Parent Team in alphabetical order.
  • If choosing to add additional conditions or details to any newly created Child Teams, click on the Child Team to open it's context menu and select Team Details.  

Team Membership Rules

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Should you choose to immediately add membership rules in order to automatically add selected Learners to this particular New Child Team while it's being created, click on Rules to open this panel.

Here you can opt to establish certain guidelines or parameters in order to qualify and add selected Learners automatically and simultaneously whenever adding a New Child Team.

Owner: This will be the team who owns and controls the Membership Rules. All Rules will apply only to this team unless a subordinate child team is added which will then adopt the Rules of its parent team. Only an authorized LMS Admin from the owner team may edit or delete Rules.

  • Automatic Drop: Select whether or not a Learner should be automatically dropped from the team should they no longer satisfy team Rules. This will only affect Learners who had been added to the team thru Rules and will not affect or drop any Learners who were added by any other method.
  • Matching Learners: The number of Learners which currently match Rule parameters. Initially blank, the number of matching Learners will display and update as Rules change.
  • Select Field: Clicking on this will open a dropdown menu allowing you to select the specific parameters which allow Learners to be added to the team. *Note; These criteria are selected from the user profile settings which can be created and defined by LMS Admin.
  • Select Condition: Use the associated dropdown menu to select the conditions necessary to meet the Select Field selected to in order for any Learner to meet conditions necessary for Team membership.
  • Add New Parameter: This will allow you to add numerous specific criteria for selecting team membership. Members must meet all criteria specified in the rule to be included in the team.
  • Add New Rule: Should you choose to add a subsequent Rule with membership identifying parameters of its own, click on Add New Rule. You may add as many Rules as you need. Members who meet the criteria for at least one rule will be included in the team.

When you have added your preferred criteria for automatically adding Learners to your new child team, click Update.

Remote SCO

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Remote SCO will enable this Child Team to access and use any digital URL's associated with Shared Content Object type Learning Elements via a remote LMS system.

If choosing to enable Remote SCO for this Child Team, click on the Remote SCO heading to open this panel.

  • Enable Remote SCO: Check box to enable.  
  • Remote LMS URL: Paste the URL of the external LMS where you wish to publish your digital Learning Element content. Please take into account that the Accord Server must be able to conduct HTTP requests for this URL.
  • Click Update to save and enable Remote SCO for this Child Team.

Active Team List

The Team(s) created will be displayed in the Active Team drop-down list. This list will only display the Teams which you have access to.

The selected Active Team will determine all the Learners, Learning Elements and LMS Admin Features that you have permissions for or access to. Selecting another Active Team triggers new permissions and accessibility specific to that team.

These features will assist those LMS Admin who manage multiple Teams maintain different parameters for each respective team. For example, if you select New Employees as the Active Team, you will see only the Roles and Folders for that team.