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2071929 - Manage Goal Data - Deleting Goals in Bulk Via Import - Goal Management


How to delete goals in bulk

  • The new Goal Import was designed to facilitate updates to goals created through the user interface. 


  • Goal Management


Follow these steps to update a goal through imports by updating the goal using the goal's internal ID.

  1. Find the goal's internal ID - Run the Classic Report > Objective Search > Open the export options and make sure that "Objective ID" is checked
  2. Download the import template CSV header - Navigate to Admin Center > Under Objective Management, choose Beta Goal Import then select the plan template > Click Generate CSV Header > Save to a .csv file
  3. Update the .csv file - Enter a row to update the goal > Put the word OBJECTIVE in the ^TYPE Column > Put the goal ID from the report in the ID column > Put "DELETE" in the ACTION column (case sensitive)
  4. Import the file - Navigate to Admin Center> Under Objective Management, choose Beta Goal Import > Click Browse then select the name of your import file > Click on Import
  • Run the Objective Search again to verify that the goals have been removed
  • Please take note that performing "DELETE" action for goals of inactive user(s) thru Beta Goal Import is not possible


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