Add administrators to the platform
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Microsoft Community Training management portal provides four types of administrative role to a user on the portal - Organization Administrator, Category Administrator, Course Administrator and Group Administrator. For more details, see this article on roles and responsbilities of different administrators.

In this article, you will learn more about how to assign different administrative roles to a user on the management portal.

Permissions Level

The Microsoft Community Training management portal provides role-based administration and depending upon the type of access level admins can perform an action on the portal. Table below shows administrative role which are allowed add different types of administrators on the portal:

Access Level Add Organizaton Administrator Add Category Administrator Add Course Administrator Add Group Administrator
Organization Administrator Yes Yes Yes Yes
Category Administrator No Yes Yes No
Course Administrator No No Yes No
Group Administrator No No No Yes

Add an organization administrator to the platform

In this topic, you will learn simple steps to add Organization Administrator to the portal.

  1. On the Microsoft Community Training portal, after login switch to administrator view.

  2. Select Administrators option under Users tab on the top-left of the page.
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  3. Click or tap on the Organization Administrator button on details page to add new organization administrator.

  4. Enter phone number of the user.
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  5. Click or tap on the Add button to add user as an organization administrator of the portal.

Important
In case portal is setup with Social Account or Azure Active Directory as login identity then you will need to enter email address in the above step.

Add a category administrator to the platform

Here are the detailed steps on how to add category administrator to the platform.

Add a course administrator to the platform

Here are the detailed steps on how to add course administrator to the platform.

Add a group administrator to the platform

Groups are managed by group administrators, who can be users in the portal but are also able to manage users in the group, assign courses, and much more.

In this topic, you will learn simple steps to add Group Administrator to the portal

  1. On the Microsoft Community Training portal, after login switch to administrator view and select a Group under the Users tab

  2. Click or tap More (...) icon next to the group name
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  3. Click or tap Add Administrator from the drop-down menu

  4. Enter phone number to add user as an admininstrator for the group.
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Important
In case portal is setup with Social Account or Azure Active Directory as login identity then you will need to enter email address in the above step.

Alternatively, you can also Add Administrator to the group by clicking on the More(…) button on the top right of the details page and select Manage Administrators option. Click or tap Add Administrator button to add administrators to the Group.

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