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Thursday 14 September

09:00
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2016 - Networking with Windows Server 2016 vA (70-741) charged (7 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
Falcon: An Introduction for Content and Site Managers (Part 1 and Part 2) (1 of 2) Finished 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Titan Teaching Room 1, New Museums Site

This course will cover the use of Falcon Content Management Service by content and site managers.

AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting 2017-18 charged (2 of 8) Not bookable 09:30 - 16:30

AAT Level 4, Professional Diploma in accounting.

Students will be placed on the public day release programme with the 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 The remaining dates will be added once they have been confirmed

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
An Introduction to Solving Biological Problems with Python (1 of 2) Finished 09:30 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

This course provides a practical introduction to the writing of Python programs for the complete novice. Participants are lead through the core aspects of Python illustrated by a series of example programs. Upon completion of the course, attentive participants will be able to write simple Python programs and customize more complex code to fit their needs.

Course materials are available here.

Please note that the content of this course has recently been updated. This course now mostly focuses on core concepts including Python syntax, data structures and reading/writing files. Functions and modules are now the focus of a new 1-day course, Working with Python: functions and modules.

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

Minute Taking Finished 09:30 - 16:00 Greenwich House, Edmonton Room


Minute taking is not about speed writing but about recognising what is important and understanding the needs of the meeting participants. This course will show you how to compile concise meeting notes.

The course is for anyone who is required to take factual records of departmental/faculty meetings and distribute action points afterwards. It does not cover the additional skills required to take minutes at University committee meetings.

Lifting and Manual Handling POSTPONED 09:30 - 11:00 Greenwich House, Kyoto Room

This training is for all staff who are regularly involved in moving and carrying loads and setting up equipment etc. The course involves theory, practical and video. It requires active participation by all attending. The training also includes a practical demonstration of safe lifting and shows a range of lifting aids that are available.

10:00
Amicus - Prospect identification, ratings and due diligence Finished 10:00 - 12:00 Great Ouse Meeting Room, Suite 1, CUDAR office

This course covers the prospect management functionality within Amicus:

  • Identifying a prospect
  • Adding and editing wealth ratings
  • Adding due diligence data
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket Finished 10:00 - 10:30 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast number of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.

10:45
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket Finished 10:45 - 11:15 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast number of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.

11:00
Amicus - Adding mass communications Finished 11:00 - 11:30 Cambridge University Development and Alumni Relations, Training Room Suite 2

This course covers the mass communications functionality within the Amicus system:

  • How many users can be part of mass communications
  • How to set up a mass communications
  • Using communication templates
  • Managing salutations and contact preferences
11:30
Amicus - Adding employment Finished 11:30 - 12:00 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
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket Finished 11:30 - 12:00 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast number of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.

12:30
IT Community: Seminar Finished 12:30 - 14:00 Politics and International Studies, Alison Richard Building, S2

The IT Community Development Project invites IT professionals across the Collegiate University to attend a seminar presentation on career development, highlighting the further stages with using an IT skills database, future plans for community development and an update on the Cyber Security Programme.

13:00
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2016 - Networking with Windows Server 2016 vA (70-741) charged (8 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 - Merging and de-duping records POSTPONED 13:00 - 14:00 Cambridge University Development and Alumni Relations, Training Room Suite 2

This course covers the system steps and process required when de-duping and merging records within Amicus.

Amicus - Solicitation cycles Finished 13:00 - 15:00 Great Ouse Meeting Room, Suite 1, CUDAR office

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
13:30
GL Part 1: Getting Started in the General Ledger module Finished 13:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

This course enables users to learn the basics of how the General Ledger module works, how to run online account enquiries and how to process journals.

14:00
Falcon: An Introduction for Content and Site Managers (Part 1 and Part 2) (2 of 2) Finished 14:00 - 17:00 University Information Services, Titan Teaching Room 1, New Museums Site

This course will cover the use of Falcon Content Management Service by content and site managers.

Amicus - Creating complex reports CANCELLED 14:00 - 16:00 Cambridge University Development and Alumni Relations, Training Room Suite 2

This course shows you how to create bespoke reports containing complex and detailed data sets.

Medicine: Library in Your Pocket Finished 14:00 - 14:30 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast number of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.

14:45
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket Finished 14:45 - 15:15 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast number of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.

15:00
IT Community: Seminar Finished 15:00 - 16:30 Clinical School, Seminar Room 6

The IT Community Development Project invites IT professionals across the Collegiate University to attend a seminar presentation on career development, highlighting the further stages with using an IT skills database, future plans for community development and an update on the Cyber Security Programme.

15:30
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket Finished 15:30 - 16:00 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast number of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.

Friday 15 September

09:00
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2016 - Networking with Windows Server 2016 vA (70-741) charged (9 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

Amicus - Finance for migrated Colleges Finished 09:00 - 11:00 Amicus Bubble, Suite 2 (Room 1)

This course will go through the Amicus finance processes, covering:

  • Gift aid declarations
  • Day book procedure and creating batches
  • Destination and source codes
  • Adding pledges, payment files, online batches and gift aid claims
  • Recording direct debits and standing orders
  • Recording gifts in kind and Canadian tax receipts
iDiscover: Drop-in Surgery new Finished 09:00 - 10:15 Cambridge University Library: General Enquiries Helpdesk (Main landing above the Entrance Hall)

Need help with iDiscover? Call in at the General Enquiries Helpdesk (on the landing above the Entrance Hall) where a member of Library staff will be able to help you search our print and online collections, answer any questions you have, or give you a general overview.

Every Friday between 9.00 and 10.15.

09:30
Amicus - Adding relationships and households CANCELLED 09:30 - 10:30 Great Ouse Meeting Room, Suite 1, CUDAR office

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
An Introduction to Solving Biological Problems with Python (2 of 2) Finished 09:30 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

This course provides a practical introduction to the writing of Python programs for the complete novice. Participants are lead through the core aspects of Python illustrated by a series of example programs. Upon completion of the course, attentive participants will be able to write simple Python programs and customize more complex code to fit their needs.

Course materials are available here.

Please note that the content of this course has recently been updated. This course now mostly focuses on core concepts including Python syntax, data structures and reading/writing files. Functions and modules are now the focus of a new 1-day course, Working with Python: functions and modules.

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 - Solicitation cycles Finished 10:00 - 12:00 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
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket Finished 10:00 - 10:30 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast number of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.

10:15
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket Finished 10:15 - 10:45 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast number of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.

11:00
Amicus - Interactions: Writing letters and emails Finished 11:00 - 12:00 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
11:30
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket Finished 11:30 - 12:00 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast number of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.

13:00
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2016 - Networking with Windows Server 2016 vA (70-741) charged (10 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 - Prospect identification, ratings and due diligence CANCELLED 13:00 - 15:00 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
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
14:00
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket Finished 14:00 - 14:30 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast number of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.

14:30
Amicus - Updating biographical information Finished 14:30 - 15:00 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
14:45
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket Finished 14:45 - 15:15 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast number of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.

15:30
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket Finished 15:30 - 16:00 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast number of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.