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Wed 27 Sep 2023 – Thu 19 Oct 2023

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Wednesday 27 September 2023

09:30
Virtual - Grants Part 2: Grant reports in Cognos (1 of 2) Finished 09:30 - 11:30 Via MS Teams

This course will concentrate on how to use the Cognos reporting tool to help manage departmental research grants. These reports can be divided into three main categories:

  • Summary financial information for Projects
  • Detailed expenditure analysis
  • Management reports for Grants due to close

In this course we will not access the Grants module in CUFS.

The course material will be split across 2 webinars on consecutive days

11:00

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.

Thursday 28 September 2023

11:00

There are many benefits to working at Cambridge. In this session we will explore how to make the most of the discounts and resources you are entitled to and highlight the activities available to help you make the most of working here.

14:00
Virtual - Grants Part 2: Grant reports in Cognos (2 of 2) Finished 14:00 - 15:30 Via MS Teams

This course will concentrate on how to use the Cognos reporting tool to help manage departmental research grants. These reports can be divided into three main categories:

  • Summary financial information for Projects
  • Detailed expenditure analysis
  • Management reports for Grants due to close

In this course we will not access the Grants module in CUFS.

The course material will be split across 2 webinars on consecutive days

Friday 29 September 2023

11:00
Tableau Drop In Sessions (via Teams) new Finished 11:00 - 11:30 Via MS Teams

This is an opportunity for the members of the University to go one-on-one with Tableau experts across the Business Information and Strategic Insights Team, who can help you solve challenges.

11:30
Tableau Drop In Sessions (via Teams) new Finished 11:30 - 12:00 Via MS Teams

This is an opportunity for the members of the University to go one-on-one with Tableau experts across the Business Information and Strategic Insights Team, who can help you solve challenges.

Tuesday 3 October 2023

10:30

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15:00
Tableau Drop In Sessions (via Teams) new Finished 15:00 - 15:30 Via MS Teams

This is an opportunity for the members of the University to go one-on-one with Tableau experts across the Business Information and Strategic Insights Team, who can help you solve challenges.

Wednesday 4 October 2023

09:30
Virtual - How to Excel - Part 3 (For Finance staff) Finished 09:30 - 12:30 Via MS Teams

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

The formulas covered in this course include SUMIF and COUNTIF which will allow the user to quickly summarise data.

Macros will enable the user to automate tasks within excel. During this session, we will use the example of needing to analyse, sort, split and send data to specific email contacts. Users will be introduced to a series of macros to reduce this process to a few simple steps.

The session will run on Teams and delegates must be able to access Excel during the session

Grants Part 4: Administration of Grants in CUFS (Pilot) new (1 of 2) Finished 09:30 - 11:30 Via MS Teams

This course looks at the tasks required at month end to manage your grants and at transactions that need to be completed using a variety of tools in CUFS. It also looks at preparing grants for closing.

10:30

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Thursday 5 October 2023

09:30
Grants Part 4: Administration of Grants in CUFS (Pilot) new (2 of 2) Finished 09:30 - 11:00 Via MS Teams

This course looks at the tasks required at month end to manage your grants and at transactions that need to be completed using a variety of tools in CUFS. It also looks at preparing grants for closing.

Friday 6 October 2023

11:00
Tableau Drop In Sessions (via Teams) new Finished 11:00 - 11:30 Via MS Teams

This is an opportunity for the members of the University to go one-on-one with Tableau experts across the Business Information and Strategic Insights Team, who can help you solve challenges.

11:30
Tableau Drop In Sessions (via Teams) new Finished 11:30 - 12:00 Via MS Teams

This is an opportunity for the members of the University to go one-on-one with Tableau experts across the Business Information and Strategic Insights Team, who can help you solve challenges.

Tuesday 10 October 2023

12:00
Concur – Mobile App new Finished 12:00 - 12:20 Via MS Teams

A short briefing on how to use all of the features of the Concur mobile app to submit expenses claims. This includes:

  • Adding receipts
  • ExpenseIt automated input
  • Mileage calculator
  • Submitting claims
15:00
Tableau Drop In Sessions (via Teams) new Finished 15:00 - 15:30 Via MS Teams

This is an opportunity for the members of the University to go one-on-one with Tableau experts across the Business Information and Strategic Insights Team, who can help you solve challenges.

Thursday 12 October 2023

09:30
Virtual - Grants Part 3: Viewing Grants in CUFS (1 of 2) Finished 09:30 - 11:30 Via MS Teams

This course provides an overview of the Grants module in CUFS. The course will cover how you can view your projects and awards, check budgets, perform on-line queries and run some CUFS reports.

The course material will be split over 2 webinars on consecutive days

Friday 13 October 2023

09:30
Virtual - Grants Part 3: Viewing Grants in CUFS (2 of 2) Finished 09:30 - 10:30 Via MS Teams

This course provides an overview of the Grants module in CUFS. The course will cover how you can view your projects and awards, check budgets, perform on-line queries and run some CUFS reports.

The course material will be split over 2 webinars on consecutive days

11:00
Tableau Drop In Sessions (via Teams) new Finished 11:00 - 11:30 Via MS Teams

This is an opportunity for the members of the University to go one-on-one with Tableau experts across the Business Information and Strategic Insights Team, who can help you solve challenges.

11:30
Tableau Drop In Sessions (via Teams) new Finished 11:30 - 12:00 Via MS Teams

This is an opportunity for the members of the University to go one-on-one with Tableau experts across the Business Information and Strategic Insights Team, who can help you solve challenges.

Tuesday 17 October 2023

09:30
IN PERSON - Cognos Introduction Finished 09:30 - 12:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

This is a classroom version of the Cognos Introduction held at Greenwich House - All delegates will need to bring a laptop (docking stations, monitors, external keyboard and mice will be available in the room)

Please note - there is no parking available at Greenwich House. The Madingley Park and Ride is a 15 minute walk and the Universal Bus stops on Madingley Road.

Cognos is a reporting tool that utilises data from CUFS to provide users with additional reports and options. This introductory course is designed for new reporters - covering everything from running a report successfully as well as a number of useful tips and shortcuts.

Note: This course is mandatory in order to attend either of the following two courses below.

What this introductory course does not do is go through in detail the outputs of each individual report. Report outputs are explained in further detail in the courses above.

Cannot make any dates? See the on-demand online version of the course. Completion of this course will count as Cognos attendance for the purpose of acceptance onto the above courses. You should ask your Key Contact to request Cognos access for you, prior to working through the on-demand material.

10:30

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15:00
Tableau Drop In Sessions (via Teams) new Finished 15:00 - 15:30 Via MS Teams

This is an opportunity for the members of the University to go one-on-one with Tableau experts across the Business Information and Strategic Insights Team, who can help you solve challenges.

Wednesday 18 October 2023

11:00
Concur visitors - Department briefing workshop new Finished 11:00 - 12:45 Via MS Teams

This session is only for Finance Teams in the pilot departments, sessions will be available for other departments prior to the full rollout.

This session is intended for the staff in departments who will involved with setting up visitors and processing claims in Concur. It will explain the process of onboarding a visitor through to creation, submission and approval of the claims. There are many similarities with the staff expenses process in Concur but there are some key differences which will be highlighted during the session.

Thursday 19 October 2023

14:00

There are many benefits to working at Cambridge. In this session we will explore how to make the most of the discounts and resources you are entitled to and highlight the activities available to help you make the most of working here.