Course Maintenance - General bar

Use the General bar to view general information about the course such as the description, classification and the department it relates to.

 Opening the General bar

To open the General bar:

  1. Select Curriculum > Course Maintenance from the SynWeb main menu.
    The Set Course Search Criteria window is displayed.
  2. Search for the course. See Searching for courses.
  3. Click the General bar.

    : You can click anywhere on the bar to open it.

    The General bar of the Course Maintenance window is expanded.

Course Maintenance - General bar key fields and buttons





Name of the course. For example, Delphi Programming.

Program Code

Can be used to group a collective series of courses.

Values are maintained in the luCourseProgram lookup table. See Maintaining lookup tables in the Synergetic System maintenance manual.

Is Active

Indicates whether the course is currently active.

Linked Course Code

Course that the current course feeds into. For example, the course is a remedial or preparatory course for another difficult or important course. Students studying this preparatory course will continue into the linked course.
The default value is the current course code, which indicates the course does not feed into another course.

Commission Link Course Code

Course that the current course feeds into. Enrolments in the feeder course count towards the current course when calculating agent commissions. The default value is the current course code.

Classification Code

Type of course. For example, diploma or hobby.

Department Code

Academic area of your organisation that the course relates to. For example, Information Technology.


Code used for the course, if it is offered in Australia to overseas students.
CRICOS is the acronym for the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students.

Issue Certificate

Select this field to issue a certificate when the course is completed.

Commission Control Code

Agent commission control code that applies to this course. See Maintaining course agents in the Synergetic Curriculum manual.

Course Note

General overview of course content.

General area buttons



Allow editing of the fields in the General area.
Click to save changes.

Common buttons



Navigate between the selected courses.

Launch the Create New Course window to add a new course to the database. Enter the details for the course and click .

Display the Course Maintenance Search Criteria window.

You can update the search criteria and search for new courses. See Searching for courses.

Customise how the bars are displayed. See Customising navigation bars in the Introduction manual.

Create a new task relating to the current course. See Managing tasks in the Introduction manual.