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Tuesday 12 September

09:00
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2016 - Networking with Windows Server 2016 vA (70-741) charged (3 of 10) Finished 09:00 - 12:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

This instructor-led fee based course has been commissioned by the UIS through a third party company.

You will receive hands-on instruction and practice networking Windows Server 2016 in this Microsoft Official Course.

This course is part two in a series of three courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2016 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2016 environment.

Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these courses, this course primarily covers the networking tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2016 infrastructure such as planning and implementing an IPv4 network, Ipv6, DHCP, DNS, Implementing and managing IPAM, remote access, DirectAccess, and VPN's in Windows Server 2016 environments.

This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Networking with Windows Server 2016: Exam 70-741, which is the second of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification.

NOTE: Labs in this course are based on the General Availability release of Windows Server 2016.

For those who wish to commence with the MTA entry-level credential from Microsoft there are a number of Online courses listed in Related courses below that would be relevant.

View a Microsoft IT Academy Roadmap

09:30
Data Carpentry (2 of 2) Finished 09:30 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

In many domains of research the rapid generation of large amounts of data is fundamentally changing how research is done. The deluge of data presents great opportunities, but also many challenges in managing, analyzing and sharing data.

Data Carpentry workshops are designed to teach basic concepts, skills and tools for working more effectively with data. The workshop is aimed at researchers in the life sciences at all career stages and is designed for learners with little to no prior knowledge of programming, shell scripting, or command line tools.

Course materials can be found here.

This course is organized in collaboration with ElixirUK and the Software Sustainability Institute.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book by linking here.

Working at Height: Basic Ladder Safety Finished 09:30 - 10:30 Greenwich House, Minsk Room

Falls from ladders and other height access devices continue to cause injuries to people at work in the University. The new Work at Height Regulations (April 2005) have implications for the University because the emphasis has changed to any fall from any height. Anyone who uses ladders or who supervises work with ladders should attend this session.

AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting 2017-18 new charged (1 of 25) Not bookable 09:30 - 12:30 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
Amicus - Stewardship Finished 09:30 - 10:00 Great Ouse Meeting Room, Suite 1, CUDAR office

This course covers the system steps required to record stewardship details in Amicus.

Amicus - Adding relationships and households Finished 09:30 - 10:30 Cambridge University Development and Alumni Relations, Training Room Suite 2

This course covers the system steps required in Amicus to add and update relationships and households:

  • Adding a household
  • Adding a relationship
  • Editing households and relationships
Voice and Presentation (One-to-One) Finished 09:30 - 10:30 PPD, Fawcett Room


Would you like to learn exercises that will reduce vocal strain, improve vocal range, variety, clarity and pronunciation to gain and hold the attention of an audience?

Would you like to make a positive initial impact and keep control of difficult situations?

In this individualised and confidential one-hour session you will determine the objectives and work on exercises to address your specific interests.

It is possible to use this booking page to book one follow-up session for additional support. The course trainer will advise when this may be helpful. Please only book one session at a time.

10:00
Amicus - Donor list and recognition groups Finished 10:00 - 10:30 Great Ouse Meeting Room, Suite 1, CUDAR office

This course covers the system steps and process for maintaining:

  • Donor list
  • Recognition groups
  • VC letters
10:35
Voice and Presentation (One-to-One) Finished 10:35 - 11:35 PPD, Fawcett Room


Would you like to learn exercises that will reduce vocal strain, improve vocal range, variety, clarity and pronunciation to gain and hold the attention of an audience?

Would you like to make a positive initial impact and keep control of difficult situations?

In this individualised and confidential one-hour session you will determine the objectives and work on exercises to address your specific interests.

It is possible to use this booking page to book one follow-up session for additional support. The course trainer will advise when this may be helpful. Please only book one session at a time.

11:00
Amicus - Gift acknowledgement Finished 11:00 - 12:00 Great Ouse Meeting Room, Suite 1, CUDAR office

This course covers the system steps and process for processing gift acknowledgements within Amicus.

Amicus - Adding relationships and households Finished 11:00 - 12:00 Cambridge University Development and Alumni Relations, Training Room Suite 2

This course covers the system steps required in Amicus to add and update relationships and households:

  • Adding a household
  • Adding a relationship
  • Editing households and relationships
11:40
Voice and Presentation (One-to-One) Finished 11:40 - 12:40 PPD, Fawcett Room


Would you like to learn exercises that will reduce vocal strain, improve vocal range, variety, clarity and pronunciation to gain and hold the attention of an audience?

Would you like to make a positive initial impact and keep control of difficult situations?

In this individualised and confidential one-hour session you will determine the objectives and work on exercises to address your specific interests.

It is possible to use this booking page to book one follow-up session for additional support. The course trainer will advise when this may be helpful. Please only book one session at a time.

12:00


Paul Mylrea, Director of Communications, University of Cambridge will explore navigating change and challenge in major organisations.

Our institution faces major change – regulatory, political and global. How do leaders in different sectors deal with change, and what is the impact of organisational culture on their thinking and actions? This seminar will look at leaders from a range of sectors and how they have dealt with change – some well, some less so.

Forming a key component to the Strategic Development Programme but open to those in administrative leadership roles, the Seminar Series aims to explore the experiences of specialists in HE administration from both inside and outside the University.

13:00
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2016 - Networking with Windows Server 2016 vA (70-741) charged (4 of 10) Finished 13:00 - 16:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

This instructor-led fee based course has been commissioned by the UIS through a third party company.

You will receive hands-on instruction and practice networking Windows Server 2016 in this Microsoft Official Course.

This course is part two in a series of three courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2016 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2016 environment.

Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these courses, this course primarily covers the networking tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2016 infrastructure such as planning and implementing an IPv4 network, Ipv6, DHCP, DNS, Implementing and managing IPAM, remote access, DirectAccess, and VPN's in Windows Server 2016 environments.

This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Networking with Windows Server 2016: Exam 70-741, which is the second of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification.

NOTE: Labs in this course are based on the General Availability release of Windows Server 2016.

For those who wish to commence with the MTA entry-level credential from Microsoft there are a number of Online courses listed in Related courses below that would be relevant.

View a Microsoft IT Academy Roadmap

Amicus - Yellow box searching and reporting Finished 13:00 - 14:00 Great Ouse Meeting Room, Suite 1, CUDAR office

This course covers the yellow box search functionality within Amicus:

  • Creating simple data searches using yellow box searches
  • Saving a search
  • Transferring search data to a report
  • Reporting rules and best practice
13:30
Amicus - Adding employment Finished 13:30 - 14:00 Cambridge University Development and Alumni Relations, Training Room Suite 2

This course covers the system steps in Amicus to add or update employment records:

  • Adding employment
  • Updating employment
13:45
Voice and Presentation (One-to-One) Finished 13:45 - 14:45 PPD, Fawcett Room


Would you like to learn exercises that will reduce vocal strain, improve vocal range, variety, clarity and pronunciation to gain and hold the attention of an audience?

Would you like to make a positive initial impact and keep control of difficult situations?

In this individualised and confidential one-hour session you will determine the objectives and work on exercises to address your specific interests.

It is possible to use this booking page to book one follow-up session for additional support. The course trainer will advise when this may be helpful. Please only book one session at a time.

14:00
Amicus - Adding employment Finished 14:00 - 14:30 Cambridge University Development and Alumni Relations, Training Room Suite 2

This course covers the system steps in Amicus to add or update employment records:

  • Adding employment
  • Updating employment
CamSIS Search CANCELLED 14:00 - 17:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2

CamSIS Search is a tool used within CamSIS to create lists of students and update student data. This course will show you how to understand the data structure and how to use CamSIS Search to create student lists.

14:30
Amicus - Interactions: Writing letters and emails Finished 14:30 - 15:30 Great Ouse Meeting Room, Suite 1, CUDAR office

This course covers the system steps to adding and recording correspondence with individuals in Amicus:

  • Writing a letter through Amicus
  • Writing an email through Amicus
  • Recording correspondence from individuals within Amicus
14:50
Voice and Presentation (One-to-One) Finished 14:50 - 15:50 PPD, Fawcett Room


Would you like to learn exercises that will reduce vocal strain, improve vocal range, variety, clarity and pronunciation to gain and hold the attention of an audience?

Would you like to make a positive initial impact and keep control of difficult situations?

In this individualised and confidential one-hour session you will determine the objectives and work on exercises to address your specific interests.

It is possible to use this booking page to book one follow-up session for additional support. The course trainer will advise when this may be helpful. Please only book one session at a time.

15:00
Amicus - Adding employment Finished 15:00 - 15:30 Cambridge University Development and Alumni Relations, Training Room Suite 2

This course covers the system steps in Amicus to add or update employment records:

  • Adding employment
  • Updating employment
15:30
Amicus - Updating biographical information Finished 15:30 - 16:00 Great Ouse Meeting Room, Suite 1, CUDAR office

This course covers the system steps to add or edit biographical data in Amicus:

  • Adding and editing addresses
  • Adding and editing email and phone numbers
  • Updating primary contact details
  • Adding and editing other biographical information
15:55
Voice and Presentation (One-to-One) Finished 15:55 - 16:55 PPD, Fawcett Room


Would you like to learn exercises that will reduce vocal strain, improve vocal range, variety, clarity and pronunciation to gain and hold the attention of an audience?

Would you like to make a positive initial impact and keep control of difficult situations?

In this individualised and confidential one-hour session you will determine the objectives and work on exercises to address your specific interests.

It is possible to use this booking page to book one follow-up session for additional support. The course trainer will advise when this may be helpful. Please only book one session at a time.

Wednesday 13 September

09:00
Cisco CCNA for IT Supporters: Module 1 - Introduction to Networks (Series 10) charged (6 of 14) CANCELLED 09:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2

The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) programme is open to University IT Supporters. It covers network technology, protocols and theory at deeper levels reflective of University practices. There is a fee to attend this course and an additional fee to take the CCNA (200-120) certification exam.

CCNA Routing and Switching provides a comprehensive overview of networking concepts and skills, from network applications to the protocols and services provided to those applications by the lower layers of the network, with an emphasis on practical application, work-force readiness, and soft-skills development. You will progress from basic networking to more complex enterprise and theoretical networking models later in the curriculum.

There are four modules in the recommended sequence:

We offer this program as instructor led with online access to the curriculum with the support of interactive media and an online networks laboratory called NETLAB. There is a mix of lecture, demonstrations and a heavy emphasis on practical activities using live lab equipment and a simulation package.

Introduction to Networks is the first module of four modules in CCNA. Please book onto this first module to reserve your place for the whole programme.

This module introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and computer networks. The principles of IP addressing and fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, you will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.

Postdocs: How to Prepare a Grant or Fellowship Application with Impact Finished 09:00 - 12:00 The Postdoc Centre, Eastwood Room @ Mill Lane

Do you know how to write a successful research grant or fellowship application? This course is designed for postdocs with little or no experience of getting their research funded. It will explore the current research environment and impact agenda and help you understand how research is funded. You will also experience the process of reviewing applications and gain valuable and timely knowledge about how to get research funded.


Outcomes:

  • Learn tips and strategies to help you to get your current & future projects funded
  • Understand how proposals are assessed by funders
  • Gain experience of reviewing funding applications
  • Gain information about translational research funding and support available to post-docs


Feedback:

“Both the online resources presented, and the focused training sessions were well structured and passed through the importance of well-structured proposal, and often overlooked issues such as impact.”

“[I liked] seeing a grant from another discipline, to realise that a well-written grant (even if not perfect) can be understood also by people external to the field.”

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2016 - Networking with Windows Server 2016 vA (70-741) charged (5 of 10) Finished 09:00 - 12:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

This instructor-led fee based course has been commissioned by the UIS through a third party company.

You will receive hands-on instruction and practice networking Windows Server 2016 in this Microsoft Official Course.

This course is part two in a series of three courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2016 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2016 environment.

Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these courses, this course primarily covers the networking tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2016 infrastructure such as planning and implementing an IPv4 network, Ipv6, DHCP, DNS, Implementing and managing IPAM, remote access, DirectAccess, and VPN's in Windows Server 2016 environments.

This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Networking with Windows Server 2016: Exam 70-741, which is the second of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification.

NOTE: Labs in this course are based on the General Availability release of Windows Server 2016.

For those who wish to commence with the MTA entry-level credential from Microsoft there are a number of Online courses listed in Related courses below that would be relevant.

View a Microsoft IT Academy Roadmap

Voice and Pronunciation for Non-native English Speakers Finished 09:00 - 13:00 PPD, Revans Room


Is English not your first language?

Would you like to incorporate Standard English pronunciation into your everyday speech?

This course will look at the differences and similarities between your natural accent and that of Standard English. It will help to maintain positive aspects of your natural accent whilst enabling you to be easily understood by native English speakers.

09:30
Amicus - Interactions: Writing letters and emails CANCELLED 09:30 - 10:30 Great Ouse Meeting Room, Suite 1, CUDAR office

This course covers the system steps to adding and recording correspondence with individuals in Amicus:

  • Writing a letter through Amicus
  • Writing an email through Amicus
  • Recording correspondence from individuals within Amicus
Statistical Analysis using R Finished 09:30 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

Statistics are an important part of most modern studies and being able to effectively use a statistical package will help you to understand your results.

This course provides an introduction to some statistical techniques through the use of the R language. Topics covered include: Chi2 and Fisher tests, descriptive statistics, t-test, analysis of variance and regression.

Students will run analyses using statistical and graphical skills taught during the session.

The course manual can be found here.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book by linking here.

10:00
Amicus - Prospect identification, ratings and due diligence Finished 10:00 - 12:00 Cambridge University Development and Alumni Relations, Training Room Suite 2

This course covers the prospect management functionality within Amicus:

  • Identifying a prospect
  • Adding and editing wealth ratings
  • Adding due diligence data
Medicine: Research Data Management new Finished 10:00 - 12:00 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is an increasing emphasis in research on the management and sharing of data. Many funding bodies that support research undertaken at Cambridge require not only open access to any publications based on that research, but also to the data underlying it. This course will help you understand funders’ requirements for management and sharing of research data, and will provide opportunities to create your own data management plan and test out resources that will make the data management process easier.

Moodle: Getting Started Finished 10:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2

Moodle as the Virtual Learning Environment will be supporting teaching and learning at the University.

This training session will introduce participants to Moodle and cover the system basics such as the course structure, enrolment to a course, and roles for course members.

10:30
CamSIS - College Tutorial and Fees - Academic Structure Familiarisation Training new Finished 10:30 - 11:30 New Museums Site, Hopkinson Lecture Theatre

Demonstration and discussion of the new Academic Structure that is scheduled to go live in CamSIS in February 2018. The Academic Structure is the way that students and their qualifications and courses are categorised in CamSIS.

11:00
Amicus - Updating biographical information Finished 11:00 - 11:30 Great Ouse Meeting Room, Suite 1, CUDAR office

This course covers the system steps to add or edit biographical data in Amicus:

  • Adding and editing addresses
  • Adding and editing email and phone numbers
  • Updating primary contact details
  • Adding and editing other biographical information
11:30
Amicus - Adding employment Finished 11:30 - 12:00 Great Ouse Meeting Room, Suite 1, CUDAR office

This course covers the system steps in Amicus to add or update employment records:

  • Adding employment
  • Updating employment
Getting started with Non-Print Legal Deposit new Finished 11:30 - 12:00 Cambridge University Library: Reading Room

By law, a copy of every UK print publication must be given to the British Library by its publishers, and to five other major libraries, including Cambridge University Library, that request it. Since April 2013 Legal Deposit has included material published digitally and online.

Non-print Legal Deposit material is accessed via designated PCs in the University Library and Affiliated Libraries.

With the amount of material now deposited electronically increasing, the University Library is offering informal training sessions with staff from the Reference Department. Whether you require a general overview or have specific enquiries, these sessions will be of help to you.

A member of staff will be available from 11.30-12.00 every Wednesday. There is no need to book a place; please make yourself known to staff at the enquiry desk in the main Reading Room.

13:00
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2016 - Networking with Windows Server 2016 vA (70-741) charged (6 of 10) Finished 13:00 - 16:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

This instructor-led fee based course has been commissioned by the UIS through a third party company.

You will receive hands-on instruction and practice networking Windows Server 2016 in this Microsoft Official Course.

This course is part two in a series of three courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2016 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2016 environment.

Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these courses, this course primarily covers the networking tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2016 infrastructure such as planning and implementing an IPv4 network, Ipv6, DHCP, DNS, Implementing and managing IPAM, remote access, DirectAccess, and VPN's in Windows Server 2016 environments.

This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Networking with Windows Server 2016: Exam 70-741, which is the second of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification.

NOTE: Labs in this course are based on the General Availability release of Windows Server 2016.

For those who wish to commence with the MTA entry-level credential from Microsoft there are a number of Online courses listed in Related courses below that would be relevant.

View a Microsoft IT Academy Roadmap

Amicus - Solicitation cycles Finished 13:00 - 15:00 Cambridge University Development and Alumni Relations, Training Room Suite 2

This course covers the system steps involved in creating solicitation cycles. The course gives you hands on experience of adding details for:

  • Setting up a solicitation cycle
  • Adding a purpose
  • Adding a fundraiser
  • Adding a strategy
  • Requesting due diligence
13:45
Voice and Presentation (One-to-One) Finished 13:45 - 14:45 PPD, Fawcett Room


Would you like to learn exercises that will reduce vocal strain, improve vocal range, variety, clarity and pronunciation to gain and hold the attention of an audience?

Would you like to make a positive initial impact and keep control of difficult situations?

In this individualised and confidential one-hour session you will determine the objectives and work on exercises to address your specific interests.

It is possible to use this booking page to book one follow-up session for additional support. The course trainer will advise when this may be helpful. Please only book one session at a time.

14:00
Amicus - Updating biographical information Finished 14:00 - 14:30 Great Ouse Meeting Room, Suite 1, CUDAR office

This course covers the system steps to add or edit biographical data in Amicus:

  • Adding and editing addresses
  • Adding and editing email and phone numbers
  • Updating primary contact details
  • Adding and editing other biographical information
14:30
Amicus - Adding actions Finished 14:30 - 15:00 Great Ouse Meeting Room, Suite 1, CUDAR office

This course covers the system steps required to add actions in Amicus:

  • Adding an action
  • Assigning actions
  • Reminders
  • Completing actions
Library lowdown: A brief introduction to the University Library new Finished 14:30 - 15:00 Cambridge University Library: Entrance Hall

A thirty minute introduction to the UL, aimed at those using our facilities and collections over the summer vacation period. An experienced member of staff will meet you in the Entrance Hall then lead you on a twenty minute tour of the UL,taking in the Locker Room, Open Bookstacks, Reading Room and West Room. Ten minutes are reserved after the tour for a question and answer session.

Getting Started in COGNOS Finished 14:30 - 16:30 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 COGNOS Reporting
  • 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.

14:50
Voice and Presentation (One-to-One) Finished 14:50 - 15:50 PPD, Fawcett Room


Would you like to learn exercises that will reduce vocal strain, improve vocal range, variety, clarity and pronunciation to gain and hold the attention of an audience?

Would you like to make a positive initial impact and keep control of difficult situations?

In this individualised and confidential one-hour session you will determine the objectives and work on exercises to address your specific interests.

It is possible to use this booking page to book one follow-up session for additional support. The course trainer will advise when this may be helpful. Please only book one session at a time.

15:30
Amicus - Adding actions CANCELLED 15:30 - 16:00 Great Ouse Meeting Room, Suite 1, CUDAR office

This course covers the system steps required to add actions in Amicus:

  • Adding an action
  • Assigning actions
  • Reminders
  • Completing actions
15:55
Voice and Presentation (One-to-One) Finished 15:55 - 16:55 PPD, Fawcett Room


Would you like to learn exercises that will reduce vocal strain, improve vocal range, variety, clarity and pronunciation to gain and hold the attention of an audience?

Would you like to make a positive initial impact and keep control of difficult situations?

In this individualised and confidential one-hour session you will determine the objectives and work on exercises to address your specific interests.

It is possible to use this booking page to book one follow-up session for additional support. The course trainer will advise when this may be helpful. Please only book one session at a time.