Substitute relationship is set up on an Item with 'Force Credit' ticked and a 'not for credit' status defined.
However, in testing when recording a 'not for credit' completion status on the substitute, the parent item does not receive the same 'not for credit' status.
SuccessFactors Learning Management System (LMS) - All Supported Versions
Function of the 'Force Credit' option:
Force Credit option controls whether the past substitute item completion will give credit to parent item or not.
*** Assuming that Item B is substitute of Item A, and Item A is in the user learning plan...
When Item A is free-floating:
- If checked, it will give credit from all (past and future) completions of Item B, depending on the effective date.
- If you provide a date in the Effective Date box, then the system ignores any substitute completions for a user if the user completed the substitute item before that date.
- If you do not provide a value in the Effective Date box, then the system accepts any completion of the substitute item.
- If not checked, only future completions of Item B can give credit to parent item.
When Item A is assigned though Curriculum:
- Substitute credit will always be given to item A whether or not the 'Force Credit' is ticked and no matter what the completion date of Item B is.
However this above force credit information only applies on 'For Credit' completions.
By design, force credit does not apply to a 'Not-for-Credit' completion. No force credit is given for Not-for-Credit completions. In order to record a not-for-credit event, both the substitute and the parent item must be assigned to the users learning plan
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