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Tue 25 Apr 2023 – Wed 24 May 2023

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Tuesday 25 April 2023

09:30
Excel 365: For Beginners - (In Person Face to Face) Finished 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.

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Word 365: Beginners and Improvers (In Person Face to Face) Finished 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2

This course is to help you get to grips with word processing basics using Microsoft Word. It will be taught in a small group and no previous knowledge is assumed. Following on, we offer further courses that build on these fundamentals to extend your skills including Skills for Document Layout.

Please Note: To add this event to your calendar, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar .

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Wednesday 26 April 2023

09:30
Web Recruitment Training - Managing Offers (Live Online Using MS Teams) Finished 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.

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Excel 365: Managing Data & Lists (In Person Face to Face) CANCELLED 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 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 is the In Person Face to Face version of the Live Online Excel: Data & Lists course.

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

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.

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Excel 365: Managing Data & Lists (Live Online using MS Teams) Finished 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 27 April 2023

09:30
UTBS: Training Administrator Training (Live Online using Microsoft Teams) Finished 09:30 - 13:00 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.

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CHRIS - An Introduction (Live Online Using MS Teams) Finished 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.

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Wednesday 3 May 2023

09:30
Relational Database Design (In Person Face to Face) CANCELLED 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2

This course gives a simple introduction to organizing your data in a relational database. It aims to explain the arranging of your data. It does not deal with specific relational databases systems such as Access, Oracle or SQL Server, or the technical tools that you would or could use to set up your database. The course aims to provide you with enough information to sit down and design your database, regardless of the database product that you intend to use. Exercises will be done on paper, without using computers.

Please Note: To add this event to your calendar, on your booking confirmation page, click Add to Calendar .

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14:00
Recruitment Administration System (RAS) (Live Online Using MS Teams) Finished 14:00 - 16:30 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.

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This session will provide:

A presentation from Trish Gallagher (Student Services Centre Support Team Manager) about the fees paid to examiners, how they should be determined (including use of the calculator) and an opportunity to ask questions.

Followed by

A presentation from Michelle Batty (HR Manager, Casual Worker Team) about CCWS, covering registration, making a booking and approving a timesheet with particular emphasis on undergraduate examiners and assessors.

Thursday 4 May 2023

09:30

Join us in this friendly, introductory session to learn how to get up and running with Outlook 365 Email and Calendar using the Desktop application for Windows, where we will take you through the basics of the Outlook 365 and more. If you are already familiar with the basics, this course will provide you with tips to speed things up and also get to know what is possible in Outlook.

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) Finished 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

Tuesday 9 May 2023

09:30
CHRIS - An Introduction (Live Online Using MS Teams) Finished 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

Wednesday 10 May 2023

09:30
Excel 365: Pivot Tables (Live Online using MS Teams) Finished 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

Thursday 11 May 2023

09:30
Collaboration Tools: Microsoft Teams - Part 1 - Getting Started (In Person Face to Face) Finished 09:30 - 11:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

Need to get up to speed with Teams? Then join us in this friendly, slow-paced, introductory session to learn how to get up and running. This is Part 1 of 5 courses that provide you the opportunity to get a hands on and in-depth insight into Teams. If you prefer a quick overview of Teams then consider joining the Fast Track course instead.

You will:

  • Understand Teams, Channels and an overview of what is possible in the application
  • Chat in a group or one-to-one
  • Collaborate with colleagues. In Teams you can access, share, and edit Word docs, PowerPoint, and Excel files in real time

This is the In Person Face to Face version of the Live Online Microsoft Teams - Getting Started 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 16 May 2023

09:30
Web Recruitment Training - Managing Vacancies & Sending Correspondence (In Person Face to Face) Finished 09:30 - 12:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

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.

  • This is the In Person Face to Face version of the Live Online Web Recruitment: Managing Vacancies & Sending Correspondence 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

Wednesday 17 May 2023

09:30
Excel 365: Analysing & Summarising Data (In Person Face to Face) Finished 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
14:00
Word 365: Dissertations, Theses and Long Documents (In Person Face to Face) Finished 14:00 - 17:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

This course is mainly aimed at undergraduate students writing their first thesis, but is also suitable for staff who need to write a long document. It is designed to give an insight and hands on practice into the more advanced features of Microsoft Word that are relevant to producing substantial reports.

  • This is the In Person Face to Face version of the Live Online Word Dissertations, Theses and Long Documents 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.

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Thursday 18 May 2023

09:30

Need to present meetings or teach using Teams? Then join us in this friendly hand on session to learn how to get up and running. You will have the opportunity to practice managing a meeting or a webinar.

You will:

  • Understand the various ways of meeting with colleagues
  • Create a meeting for yourself or on behalf of others
  • Practice managing your content when leading a meeting or teaching online

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

Wednesday 24 May 2023

09:30
UTBS: Training Administrator Training (Live Online using Microsoft Teams) Finished 09:30 - 13:00 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 1

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
10:30
Drupal: An Introduction (Live Online Using MS Teams) Finished 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
13:00
CCWS Drop in Clinic: Half Hour - For Departmental Staff to Work Through Their CCWS Queries (In Person Face to Face) new CANCELLED 13:00 - 13:30 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.

This is an In Person Face to Face drop in which will help departments to complete a specific task they choose which will be done in the live system.

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

Please use the special requirements section of the booking to detail the topics you require assistance with. If you can also do this after making the booking , please see Topics section below on to do this. This will enable us to prepare before the session.

13:30
CCWS Drop in Clinic: Half Hour - For Departmental Staff to Work Through Their CCWS Queries (In Person Face to Face) new CANCELLED 13:30 - 14:00 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.

This is an In Person Face to Face drop in which will help departments to complete a specific task they choose which will be done in the live system.

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

Please use the special requirements section of the booking to detail the topics you require assistance with. If you can also do this after making the booking , please see Topics section below on to do this. This will enable us to prepare before the session.

14:00
CCWS Drop in Clinic: Half Hour - For Departmental Staff to Work Through Their CCWS Queries (In Person Face to Face) new CANCELLED 14:00 - 14:30 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.

This is an In Person Face to Face drop in which will help departments to complete a specific task they choose which will be done in the live system.

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

Please use the special requirements section of the booking to detail the topics you require assistance with. If you can also do this after making the booking , please see Topics section below on to do this. This will enable us to prepare before the session.

14:30
CCWS Drop in Clinic: Half Hour - For Departmental Staff to Work Through Their CCWS Queries (In Person Face to Face) new CANCELLED 14:30 - 15:00 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.

This is an In Person Face to Face drop in which will help departments to complete a specific task they choose which will be done in the live system.

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

Please use the special requirements section of the booking to detail the topics you require assistance with. If you can also do this after making the booking , please see Topics section below on to do this. This will enable us to prepare before the session.