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Mon 22 Jul – Mon 16 Sep

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Monday 22 July

10:00
Introduction to Tableau Server - Student Surveys new Finished 10:00 - 11:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

Tableau Server is an online application available to all members of the university to access Tableau dashboards and visualisations.

Tableau Viewer is entry level access to Tableau Server and allows you to view Tableau content created by others.

Finance Division Inductions - Greenwich House new Finished 10:00 - 10:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

This welcome session is for staff based in Greenwich House, will introduce you to the practicalities working in the building and the resources available to you.

The floor plans for both the ground floor and first floor of Greenwich House can be to find a specific room;

https://www.greenwich-house.admin.cam.ac.uk/building

13:00
How to Excel - Part 3 (For Finance Staff) Finished 13:00 - 16:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

This is only open to staff who have a role within finance at the University.

Places will be awarded on a first come, first served basis.

The session will look at more advanced formulas and macros using the recorder and VBA tools.

Tuesday 23 July

09:30
iProcurement Part 1: Getting Started in iProcurement (1 of 2) Finished 09:30 - 13:00 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

This course is aimed at new iProcurement users and provides an introduction to using iProcurement for creating requisitions and purchase orders.

iProcurement is also available as an online course for you to learn in your own time. Choose from our available online options if you are unable to make the classroom dates or prefer to study in this way.

10:00
Finance Division Taster Sessions - Central & Research Accounting: Introduction new Finished 10:00 - 11:00 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

An overview of the role of Central and Research Accounting and a taster of the range of the activities that they are involved with.

This session is a required pre-requisite for attendance on the detailed walk-through sessions for any of the following topics:

  • Fixed Assets
  • Lynxvale Limited Property Accounting
  • Fee collection
  • Trust Funds
  • Research Accounting
13:45
iProcurement Part 1: Getting Started in iProcurement (2 of 2) Finished 13:45 - 15:45 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

This course is aimed at new iProcurement users and provides an introduction to using iProcurement for creating requisitions and purchase orders.

iProcurement is also available as an online course for you to learn in your own time. Choose from our available online options if you are unable to make the classroom dates or prefer to study in this way.

Tuesday 30 July

14:00
Getting started in Cognos Finished 14:00 - 15:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

Cognos is a reporting tool that utilises data from CUFS to provide users with additional reports and options. This master class is designed to get existing CUFS users going with the reporting tool. It covers everything from running a report successfully as well as a number of useful tips and shortcuts.

Note: What it does not do is go through in detail the outputs of each individual report. Less experienced users of the Grants and/or General Ledger modules in CUFS are recommended to attend instead one of the following courses:

  • Grants Part 2: Grant reports in Cognos
  • General Ledger Reporting

These two courses not only cover the mechanics of running the reports but also more advice on how to interpret and use the information as well as discussion about when to use which report.

Wednesday 31 July

14:00
iProcurement Part 2: Month End processes in the Buyers Work Centre (1 of 2) Finished 14:00 - 16:00 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

This course covers the various month-end processes that need to be completed within the iProcurement module.

16:00
iProcurement Part 2: Month End processes in the Buyers Work Centre (2 of 2) Finished 16:00 - 16:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

This course covers the various month-end processes that need to be completed within the iProcurement module.

Friday 9 August

09:30
Introduction to Tableau Server (Examination results) new CANCELLED 09:30 - 11:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

Tableau Server is an online application available to all members of the university to access Tableau dashboards and visualisations.

Tableau Viewer is entry level access to Tableau Server and allows you to view Tableau content created by others.

14:00
Finance Division Inductions - Training & Development Finished 14:00 - 15:00 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

The Finance Division values the professionalism and commitment of its members and therefore encourages all staff to develop their skills and knowledge. This short session will outline for you the Division’s policy on training and development, as well as highlighting resources from across the University that you can utilise.

Wednesday 14 August

10:00
Welcome to Key Travel new Finished 10:00 - 11:00

Key Travel is the University’s preferred supplier for travel services and has recently linked up with Booking.com. This webinar is a great opportunity to find out more about how Key Travel can support you with your travel booking needs, how you can get the best out of their Online Booking Tool and the savings you could achieve.

Wednesday 21 August

10:00
Grants and Indirect Costs Seminar new CANCELLED 10:00 - 11:00 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

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Friday 23 August

09:30
Tableau for Viewers - Exam Results Finished 09:30 - 11:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

Tableau Server is an online application available to all members of the university to access Tableau dashboards and visualisations.

Tableau Viewer is entry level access to Tableau Server and allows you to view Tableau content created by others.

Wednesday 4 September

13:15
Finance Division Knowledge Bites - Annual leave system Finished 13:15 - 14:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

An overview of the new CHRIS bases annual leave system that will go live prior to the start of the new leave year.

Running on 3 different days at multiple venues. Please choose your session from the menu to book your place.

Friday 6 September

09:30
Tableau for Explorers - Exam Results CANCELLED 09:30 - 12:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

Tableau Server is an online application available to all members of the university to access Tableau dashboards and visualisations

Tableau Explorer is intermediate level access to Tableau Server and allows you to view, interact and edit Tableau content.

Monday 9 September

12:30
AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting 2019-20 charged (1 of 24) Not bookable 12:30 - 13:15 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room


The AAT Level 3, Diploma in Accounting, introduces to students to more complex financial processes and accounting tasks, the principles of VAT, professional ethics and develops their spreadsheet skills.

In addition to applying for a provisional place here, you will need to complete an application form which can be found on our website https://www.finance.admin.cam.ac.uk/training/professional-qualifications/aat/university-programme
13:30
AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting 2019-20 charged (1 of 17) Not bookable 13:30 - 14:15 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

The course details are being finalised, for now please book a provisional place here and we will let you know when the details and application packs are available

AAT Level 4, Professional Diploma in accounting.

Students will be placed on the public day release programme with an external provider

Once you have registered here you will need to complete the application form at the back of the briefing pack. This pack is available on our website https://www.finance.admin.cam.ac.uk/training/professional-qualifications/aat/university-programme Dates will be added once they have been confirmed

Tuesday 10 September

13:15
Finance Division Knowledge Bites - Annual leave system new Finished 13:15 - 14:00 Old Schools, Council Room

An overview of the new CHRIS bases annual leave system that will go live prior to the start of the new leave year.

Please note this 10th September event is now at the Old Schools and not at 17 Mill Lane

Wednesday 11 September

10:00
Welcome to Key Travel Finished 10:00 - 11:00

Key Travel is the University’s preferred supplier for travel services and has recently linked up with Booking.com. This webinar is a great opportunity to find out more about how Key Travel can support you with your travel booking needs, how you can get the best out of their Online Booking Tool and the savings you could achieve.

Thursday 12 September

09:30
AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting 2019-20 charged (2 of 17) Not bookable 09:30 - 16:30 First Intuition

The course details are being finalised, for now please book a provisional place here and we will let you know when the details and application packs are available

AAT Level 4, Professional Diploma in accounting.

Students will be placed on the public day release programme with an external provider

Once you have registered here you will need to complete the application form at the back of the briefing pack. This pack is available on our website https://www.finance.admin.cam.ac.uk/training/professional-qualifications/aat/university-programme Dates will be added once they have been confirmed

12:15
Finance Division Knowledge Bites - Annual leave system Finished 12:15 - 13:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

An overview of the new CHRIS bases annual leave system that will go live prior to the start of the new leave year.

13:15
Finance Division Knowledge Bites - Annual leave system Finished 13:15 - 14:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

An overview of the new CHRIS bases annual leave system that will go live prior to the start of the new leave year.

Friday 13 September

09:30
Tableau for Explorers - Departmental Profiles CANCELLED 09:30 - 12:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

Tableau Server is an online application available to all members of the university to access Tableau dashboards and visualisations

Tableau Explorer is intermediate level access to Tableau Server and allows you to view, interact and edit Tableau content.

Monday 16 September

09:30
Tableau for Explorers - Exam Results new CANCELLED 09:30 - 12:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

Tableau Server is an online application available to all members of the university to access Tableau dashboards and visualisations

Tableau Explorer is intermediate level access to Tableau Server and allows you to view, interact and edit Tableau content.