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Wednesday 20 September

09:00
Cisco CCNA for IT Supporters: Module 1 - Introduction to Networks (Series 10) charged (7 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.

Medicine: Library in Your Pocket Finished 09:00 - 09:30 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.

09:15

To provide an opportunity for someone from elsewhere in Fin Ops to spend a day in the Accounting Services Team to get an overview and appreciation of the function of the Helpdesk and Cashier.

09:30
AP Part 2: Matching, Amending and Foreign Invoices in Accounts Payable Finished 09:30 - 16:15 Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

This course builds on the knowledge gained in AP Part 1. The delegates will learn how to match invoices to purchase orders, add in freight charges and process invoices from other departments. The course also covers international payments including accounting for VAT and foreign currencies. Delegates will also learn more about month end procedures and AP Reports.

09:45
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket Finished 09:45 - 10:15 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.

10:00
Amicus - Yellow box searching and reporting Finished 10:00 - 11:00 Cambridge University Development and Alumni Relations, Training Room Suite 2

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
Medicine: Critical Appraisal - Systematic Reviews new Finished 10:00 - 11:30 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

Critical appraisal is the process of carefully and systematically examining research to judge its trustworthiness, and its value and relevance in a particular context.' Amanda Burls, What is Critical Appraisal?, Feb 2009

This course will help you understand how to critically appraise a systematic review.

We ask that you read a paper that will be provided before you attend the session, in order for us to make the best use of the time together.

Moodle: Getting Started Finished 10:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

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
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket Finished 10:30 - 11:00 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.

11:00
Amicus 1-2-1 training for cutover new CANCELLED 11:00 - 12:00 Amicus Bubble, Suite 2 (Room 1)

This is a bespoke 1-2-1 session with an Amicus trainer. The agenda is yours!

11:30
Amicus - Creating a new contact record Finished 11:30 - 12:30 Cambridge University Development and Alumni Relations, Training Room Suite 2

This course covers the system steps to add a new contact record in Amicus:

  • Create a contact
  • Updating core biographical information
  • Primary and secondary categories
  • Data protection essentials
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.

12:30
IT Community: Seminar Finished 12:30 - 14:00 Old Schools, Council Room

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.

14:00
Amicus - Solicitation cycles Finished 14:00 - 16:00 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 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
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.

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.

Thursday 21 September

09:30
AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting 2017-18 charged (3 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 - Prospect identification, ratings and due diligence Finished 09:30 - 11:30 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
GL Part 2: Reporting in the General Ledger (1 of 2) Finished 09:30 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

This course provides users the opportunity to run General Ledger reports and how to interpret them when managing departmental funds.

You are invited to bring with you any reference documents that you may have detailing your own departmental codes.

Resilience Workshop new Finished 09:30 - 16:30 Great Ouse meeting room, Suite 1, CUDAR (conference layout)

This Workshop is designed to prepare and equip staff with the skills to boost resilience, enhancing the ability to cope and respond positively to a variety of challenging situations presented at work and at home.

  • To explain the relationship between resilience, stress and pressure
  • To help spot stress symptoms in yourself and your colleagues
  • To identify barriers to resilience and causes of stress (work & home)
  • To highlight the resources available to boost your own resilience to equip you for a range of challenging situations
  • To measure and explore own resilience levels and coping styles using the outputs of the i-resilience tool
  • To expand upon and practice a range of coping skills covering the areas of Mind, Body and Spirit
  • To prepare a personal action plan to increase your own resilience
10:00
Amicus 1-2-1 training for cutover new Finished 10:00 - 11:00 Amicus Bubble, Suite 2 (Room 1)

This is a bespoke 1-2-1 session with an Amicus trainer. The agenda is yours!

12:00
Medicine: Writing for Publication new Finished 12:00 - 13:00 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

A course designed to take you step-by-step through academic writing and publication, with tips and resources to make writing up as simple as possible. The course will demystify the peer-review process, and help you to improve the precision and clarity of your academic writing.

12:30
Engage in Learning Programme new (1 of 4) In progress 12:30 - 14:30 PPD, Revans Room

Engage in Learning is a theory and practice informed supervisor development programme on how to build supportive learning relationships. It is aimed at supervisors of Cambridge students with a minimum of three to five years’ experience of teaching in higher education.

Participants will explore approaches and challenges to building supportive supervisory relationships through dialogical learning activities — small group discussions, reflection exercises based on experiences, film clips, case studies and dilemmas drawn from practice. Readings will be provided prior to each workshop. The programme will emphasise building on participants’ own experiences. Between each workshop participants will be asked to observe and keep a written log of specific experiences of supervision; these will be discussed in the subsequent workshop.

Workshops (key topics covered)
A maximum of 12 participants will attend four two-hour-long workshops. Each workshop will be held between 12:30 to 14:30.


21 September 2017
Workshop 1
Building supportive relationships for learning: theory and context

  • Attachment theory
  • Mindfulness
  • Institutional identity
  • Communication


19 October 2017
Workshop 2
Empowering and facilitating growth

  • Growth mindset
  • Relational power
  • Transformational learning
  • Self-efficacy


23 November 2017
Workshop 3
Maintaining a supportive relationship

  • Boundaries
  • Balance
  • Dialogical reflection


7 December 2017
Workshop 4
Engaging in learning together

  • Synthesis of themes and topics


Prior to registration please make sure that you are available on each of those days.

All workshops will be held at the Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning, 25 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1QA. The map gives directions to PPD, where the Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning is located.

13:30
GL Part 2: Reporting in the General Ledger (2 of 2) Finished 13:30 - 16:00 Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

This course provides users the opportunity to run General Ledger reports and how to interpret them when managing departmental funds.

You are invited to bring with you any reference documents that you may have detailing your own departmental codes.

14:00
Excel for CamSIS Users Finished 14:00 - 17:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

Delegates will learn how to use shortcuts in Excel to improve their productivity, and also techniques for analysing complex data quickly by using pivot tables.

14:30
Amicus - Adding actions Finished 14:30 - 15:00 Cambridge University Development and Alumni Relations, Training Room Suite 2

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

  • Adding an action
  • Assigning actions
  • Reminders
  • Completing actions
15:00
Amicus - Interactions: Writing letters and emails Finished 15:00 - 16:00 Cambridge University Development and Alumni Relations, Training Room Suite 2

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