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Monday 6 February

09:30
CHRIS - An Introduction (Live Online Using MS Teams) Not bookable 09:30 - 12:30 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 4

This course is an introduction to the CHRIS system and will cover an overview of key elements of the system that you will interact whilst undertaking HR tasks.

Prior to attending please check that you can log into the CHRIS system successfully.

Please Note: that you will require Microsoft Teams installed and VPN access to CHRIS setup to participate on this course. See System requirements below for more information.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further

Tuesday 7 February

10:00

This course will show you basic principles and processes for creating accessible documents in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint and PDFs.

Wednesday 8 February

09:30
Excel 365: Analysing & Summarising Data (In Person Face to Face) [Places] 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

This is an essential course if you carry out data analysis in Excel. You will work with tools and learn new skills that saves time when analysing and summarising data and plotting this on Charts.

This hands-on course is a follow up from the Excel 365: For Beginners and Improvers course which comes in 2 forms:

  • This is the In Person Face to Face version of the Live Online Excel Analysing and Summarising course.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Collaboration Tools: Microsoft Teams - Fast Track (Live Online using MS Teams) [Places] 09:30 - 12:00 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 4

Want an insight into Teams? Then join us in this friendly, fast-paced, session to learn how to get up and running. This course would suit people that are comfortable using computers and who would be confident referring to the course materials after the session to consolidate the detail.

However, if you would prefer a more in depth and slower paced course with more opportunity for practice then attend Teams Parts 1 - 5 instead (see Related courses below).

You will:

  • Understand Teams, channels and gain an overview of what is possible in the application. In Teams you can:
  • video/audio chat or message colleagues one-to-one or in a group
  • arrange and attend meetings
  • collaborate in real time with colleagues - access, share, and edit Word docs, PowerPoint, and Excel files
  • add applications that you need to work with e.g. OneNote, Planner, Forms/surveys.

Please Note: that you will require Microsoft Teams installed and VPN access to CHRIS setup to participate on this course. See System requirements below for more information.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further

Thursday 9 February

09:30
Word 365: Skills for Document Layout (Live Online Using MS Teams) [Places] 09:30 - 12:30 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 4

This course is aimed at those who want to improve their skills when laying out Word documents. You will learn key topics that will enhance your work with the opportunity for hands on practice on the essential features of Microsoft Word relevant to producing well laid out reports.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
11:00
CCWS Drop in Clinic: For Departmental Staff to Work Through Their CCWS Queries new [Places] 11:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

These drop-in sessions provide an opportunity for department staff to work through live scenarios on the Cambridge Casual Worker System (CCWS) with the assistance of members of the project team and to ask questions.

Please use the special requirements section of the booking to detail the topics you require assistance with and the time slot that you are able to attend. This will enable us to prepare before the session and group attendees accordingly.

To make the most of this session, please come prepared with the information required to complete the task(s) you require assistance with

Monday 13 February

13:45
Recruitment Administration System (RAS) (Live Online Using MS Teams) [Places] 13:45 - 16:15 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 1

This course is for those who are new to the Recruitment Administration System (RAS) or those who wish to have a refresher.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further

Tuesday 14 February

11:00
CHRIS - An Introduction for Research Office (Live Online Using MS Teams) [Places] 11:00 - 13:00 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 4

This course is an introduction to the CHRIS system and will cover an overview of key elements of the system that you will interact whilst undertaking HR tasks.

Prior to attending please check that you can log into the CHRIS system successfully.

Please Note: that you will require Microsoft Teams installed and VPN access to CHRIS setup to participate on this course. See System requirements below for more information.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further

Wednesday 15 February

09:30
Excel 365: For Beginners and Improvers - (In Person Face to Face) [Places] 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

This is course will help you get to grips with spreadsheet basics using Microsoft Excel. It will be taught in a small group and no previous knowledge is assumed, however those that use Excel at a basic level will also learn new tricks and tips which will serve them well in saving time day to day and increasing knowledge.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further

Thursday 16 February

09:30
Excel 365: Pivot Tables (Live Online using MS Teams) [Places] 09:30 - 12:00 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 3

This course offers an introduction to the power and time-saving value of PivotTables and will appeal to anyone who analyses data in Excel, come and explore their magic. People who get Pivot Table under their belt cannot imagine the usage of Excel without them. If pivot tables and their capacity are a mystery to you, this course is for you.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further

Want to extend your knowledge of Teams? Then join us to learn how to use applications to record notes, create a Wiki, manage a small project and create online forms or surveys. This is Part 3 of 4 courses that provide you the opportunity to get a hands on and in-depth insight into Teams.

You will:

  • Know how to add documents and apps in a tab and when you might benefit from using them.
  • Practice using applications that you need to work with including Connectors, OneNote, Wiki, Planner and Forms.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
11:00
CCWS Drop in Clinic: For Departmental Staff to Work Through Their CCWS Queries new [Places] 11:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

These drop-in sessions provide an opportunity for department staff to work through live scenarios on the Cambridge Casual Worker System (CCWS) with the assistance of members of the project team and to ask questions.

Please use the special requirements section of the booking to detail the topics you require assistance with and the time slot that you are able to attend. This will enable us to prepare before the session and group attendees accordingly.

To make the most of this session, please come prepared with the information required to complete the task(s) you require assistance with

Tuesday 21 February

09:30

This course covers viewing, processing and recording data for applications, adding notes and attachments, generating rejection emails, generating electronic reference requests, processing applicants through the selection process and transferring successful applicants to CHRIS. The system used is Web Recruitment.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
10:00

This course will show you basic principles and processes for creating accessible documents in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint and PDFs.

Wednesday 22 February

09:30

New to online collaboration? This course aims to take the mystery out of managing your files online, syncing these to your computer and introduces a few useful functions that you may not have discovered. By the end of the session you will understand online file management and SharePoint / Teams / OneDrive storage.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
10:30
Drupal: An Introduction (Live Online Using MS Teams) [Full] 10:30 - 12:30 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 3

This course will cover the most essential features and concepts of Drupal through demonstrations and hands on activities.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further

Thursday 23 February

09:30
CHRIS - An Introduction (In Person Face to Face) [Places] 09:30 - 12:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2

This course is an introduction to the CHRIS system and will cover an overview of key elements of the system that you will interact whilst undertaking HR tasks.

Prior to attending please check that you can log into the CHRIS system successfully.

  • This is the In Person Face to Face version of the Live Online CHRIS Introduction course.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Excel 365: Functions (In Person Face to Face) [Places] 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

This course covers some of the more challenging functions such as IF, SUMIFS and VLOOKUP. Not all chapters will be taught in full due to time constraints but are included for self-study.

  • This is the In Person Face to Face version of our Live Online Excel: Functions course.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further

Tuesday 28 February

09:30
Web Recruitment Training - Managing Offers (Live Online Using MS Teams) [Places] 09:30 - 12:00 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 4

This course covers processing applicants through the offer stages and transferring successful applicants information to the New Appointment team for them to create an employee in CHRIS. The system used is Web Recruitment.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
15:00
CCWS Drop in Clinic: For Departmental Staff to Work Through Their CCWS Queries new [Places] 15:00 - 17:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

These drop-in sessions provide an opportunity for department staff to work through live scenarios on the Cambridge Casual Worker System (CCWS) with the assistance of members of the project team and to ask questions.

Please use the special requirements section of the booking to detail the topics you require assistance with and the time slot that you are able to attend. This will enable us to prepare before the session and group attendees accordingly.

To make the most of this session, please come prepared with the information required to complete the task(s) you require assistance with

Wednesday 1 March

09:30
Excel 365: Managing Data & Lists (Live Online using MS Teams) [Full] 09:30 - 11:30 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 1

Want to make it easier and more efficient when working with data in Excel? You'll e surprised how much you can do with Excel when managing your data. You will learn tips and tricks that will save you time over the course of your studies/career which can be transferred to home live too.

This hands-on course is a follow up from the Excel 365: For Beginners and Improvers course which comes in 2 forms:

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further

Thursday 2 March

11:00
CCWS Drop in Clinic: For Departmental Staff to Work Through Their CCWS Queries new [Places] 11:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

These drop-in sessions provide an opportunity for department staff to work through live scenarios on the Cambridge Casual Worker System (CCWS) with the assistance of members of the project team and to ask questions.

Please use the special requirements section of the booking to detail the topics you require assistance with and the time slot that you are able to attend. This will enable us to prepare before the session and group attendees accordingly.

To make the most of this session, please come prepared with the information required to complete the task(s) you require assistance with

Tuesday 7 March

09:30
Excel 365: Pivot Tables (In Person Face to Face) [Places] 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2

This course offers an introduction to the power and time-saving value of PivotTables and will appeal to anyone who analyses data in Excel, come and explore their magic. People who get Pivot Table under their belt cannot imagine the usage of Excel without them. If pivot tables and their capacity are a mystery to you, this course is for you.

  • This is the In Person Face to Face version of the Live Online Excel: Pivot Tables course.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
10:00

This course will show you basic principles and processes for creating accessible documents in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint and PDFs.

Thursday 9 March

10:00
UTBS: Training Administrator Training (Live Online using Microsoft Teams) [Full] 10:00 - 13:30 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 3

This course is designed for Training Administrators of a new provider on the University Training Booking System (UTBS) and it will take them through theory and practicals on how to administer their training programme on the UTBS.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further