This article describes how to set up and manage a programme of events that the club requires members to buy into as an up front commitment. A typical example would be offering a junior coaching programme every term.
As with all events, the programme needs to be defined in Manage series. This sets out the basic features of the programme that stay constant from one event to the next and so is a one-time only setup.
Then, again in common with all events, each successive period where it is expected for members to buy into the event must be defined in Manage events. Using the Junior programme example above, a new event would need to be created each term giving the start and end dates of the coaching programme.
So far this is exactly how any tournament is set up. Normally this is the end of the matter as many tournaments and events put on by clubs require no fee or only a nominal fee that can be automatically charged following the completion of the tournament.
If we want members to pay and register their participation in an event or programme in advance then it must be presented as a "product" that members can select and pay for in My subscriptions. To do this a product must be set up by a club official in Manage clubs. The more common type of product is "membership". But you can also set up a product that is an "event" type. When a product is set up as an event type, MMM will ask for the event that will be bought into when the member buys the product.
When a member buys an event type product they pay the price as set on the product and they are then automatically entered as joiners into the associated event.
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