A software designed for schools, course providers, and tutorial businesses, onCourse for Mac stands out as an easy-to-learn system for comprehensively tracking and managing information in an organization that deals with students and classes. Using this app's built-in CRM tools, you can schedule and market new classes to students with just a few clicks.
Comprehensive automation: With onCourse for Mac, all you need to do is input or edit data. This software makes it very easy for you to generate or view reports and update classes or courses. Even your Web site can be automatically updated with it.
Feature-rich: This comprehensive student registration and class tracking system provides a wide range of features packed into an intuitive interface, including a general ledger and invoicing system.
Marketing and communication tools: You can use this app to efficiently market your school, new courses, and special discounts and promotions to students by sending them e-mails or SMS -- a function they can always opt out from.
Requires the installation of both server and client components: If you plan to use this app without having a Web site, you can't avoid the need for installing both server and client parts.
Report generation cannot be cancelled: Generating reports involving massive amounts of data takes a relatively long time. If you detect a mistake, there is no way to stop the report creation -- you just have to wait for the report to be completed. It would have been better if this app had a button for cancelling a generating report.
Solid and effective, onCourse for Mac looks promising if you're running a school, tutoring center, or other similar educational organization. It offers a wide array of handy features, although you do need to get through the server and client installation and configuration steps if you have no plans of using a Web site with it.
onCourse allows you to track your students, courses and enrolments comprehensively. With minimal training your staff will be able to easily manage the most important information from across your organisation: web site pages, students, enrolments, invoices, tutors and much more Everything you need is there: a full general ledger system, right through to systems to make it easy to market your courses on the web, by email, SMS or however. Because onCourse automatically updates your web site as you make changes to course information, or fill places in your courses, your web site is always accurate and up to date. With Australian AVETMISS functionality built-in, onCourse makes it a breeze to export correct data every time.
To improve clarity and ensure all new onCourse features have a home in the menu system, we have restructured the top level menus to better group related items.
A new menu option called 'Products' includes all the items you can sell via onCourse, including Courses, Gift Vouchers and Memberships.
The menu item 'Training' contains the features related to setting up and scheduling training, including items such as Classes, Sites and Documents.
The previous menu 'People' has been split into two menus: The new 'People' menu contains the options to access contacts and their communication history via mailing lists and messages, while the new 'Activity' menu is where you will find Quick Enrol and all the results of contact engagement with onCourse including Applications, Enrolments, Certificates and Sales.
All options related to fees and payments, including CorporatePasses and Discounts can be found under the 'Financial' menu.
The File, Edit, Windows and Help menu options are unchanged.