You can retrieve fields from Project Information to fill in the information in the TOC (see screenshot). But you could enter other data if you wish, it will only appear in the TOC.
The data you put in the fields of Project information are stored in the system variables of the category Metadata. You can enter them in your course using the X button in the Character part of a text container (caption or shape). Example: cpInfoAuthor will retrieve from the field 'Author'. The variable cpInfoCourseName will be used in the certification interaction... More in: