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Fri 8 Feb 2019 – Thu 28 Feb 2019

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Friday 8 February 2019

10:00
Finance Division Inductions - Greenwich House new Finished 10:00 - 11:00 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

This welcome session is for staff based in Greenwich House, will introduce you to the practicalities working in the building and the resources available to you.

Tuesday 12 February 2019

09:30
AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting 2018-19 charged (11 of 24) Finished 09:30 - 16:30 First Intuition

The course details are being finalised, for now please book a provisional place here and we will let you know when the details and application packs are available

AAT Level 4, Professional Diploma in accounting.

Students will be placed on the public day release programme with an 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 Dates will be added once they have been confirmed

How to Excel - Part 3 (For Finance Staff) new Finished 09:30 - 13:00 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

This session is only open to staff who have attended the How to Excel course previously.

Places will be awarded on a first come, first served basis.

The session will look at more advanced formulas and macros using the recorder and VBA tools.

To provide an introduction to the Property Accounting Services team and the activities undertaken in the Section

10:00

To provide an opportunity for someone from elsewhere in Finance Division to spend some time with the Financial Systems Group to get an overview and appreciation of what they do.

14:00
Coaching Session - Cognos: Refresher Training new Finished 14:00 - 15:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

Have you previously attended Cognos training but not used the reporting tool since and would like to start using the tool again? If so then this course will enable you to get re-acquainted with Cognos..

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.

An opportunity for others within the Finance Division to spend some time with GHOST to gain an overview of their roles and a greater appreciation of what they do.

Wednesday 13 February 2019

09:30
iProcurement Part 1: Getting Started in iProcurement (1 of 2) Finished 09:30 - 13:00 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

This course is aimed at new iProcurement users and provides an introduction to using iProcurement for creating requisitions and purchase orders.

iProcurement is also available as an online course for you to learn in your own time. Choose from our available online options if you are unable to make the classroom dates or prefer to study in this way.

This session covers the theory and practice of budgeting in the University, how to interpret department budget reports and understand the causes of overspends (and underspends) against budgets. The course refers closely to Chapter 3 of the Financial Procedures Manual

Note: This session does not cover the detailed budgeting and rules relating to individual research grants.

iProcurement Part 1: Getting Started in iProcurement - For Requisitioners Finished 09:30 - 13:00 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

This course is aimed at new iProcurement users and provides an introduction to using iProcurement for creating requisitions and purchase orders.

iProcurement is also available as an online course for you to learn in your own time. Choose from our available online options if you are unable to make the classroom dates or prefer to study in this way.

13:45
iProcurement Part 1: Getting Started in iProcurement (2 of 2) Finished 13:45 - 15:45 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

This course is aimed at new iProcurement users and provides an introduction to using iProcurement for creating requisitions and purchase orders.

iProcurement is also available as an online course for you to learn in your own time. Choose from our available online options if you are unable to make the classroom dates or prefer to study in this way.

Thursday 14 February 2019

09:30
AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping 2018-19 - Day Release charged (2 of 11) Finished 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

The AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping is the starting point for studying the AAT qualfiication.

It is a short qualification which will help you to develop essential bookkeeping skills. Once completed, you will have an understanding of basic accounting practices and techniques including double-entry bookkeeping. It can be treated as a stand alone qualifcation or used as a stepping stone to further AAT study at Level 3.

Once you have registered here you will need to complete the application form at the back of the briefing pack. These packs are available on our website https://www.finance.admin.cam.ac.uk/training/professional-qualifications/aat/university-programme

Grants Part 3: Viewing Grants in CUFS Finished 09:30 - 13:00 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

This course provides an overview of the Grants module in CUFS. The course will cover how you can view your projects and awards, check budgets, perform on-line queries and run some CUFS reports.

Friday 15 February 2019

10:00

This session will walk the participant through in detail the activities involved with their chosen topic and provide an opportunity to ask questions and discuss any associations with their own role.

Following your provisional booking you will be asked which of the following topics you would like the session to concentrate on:

  • Fixed Assets
  • Lynxvale Limited Property Accounting
  • Fees
  • Trust Funds
  • Research Accounting

Monday 18 February 2019

09:15
Finance Division Taster Sessions - Accounts Payable & Cashier CANCELLED 09:15 - 12:15 To be confirmed

An opportunity for others within the Finance Division to spend some time with the Accounting Services Team to gain an overview of their roles and a greater appreciation of what they do.

Wednesday 20 February 2019

09:15
Finance Division Taster Sessions - Helpdesk & Cash Management Finished 09:15 - 12:00 To be confirmed

An opportunity for others within the Finance Division to spend some time with the Accounting Services Team to gain an overview of the function of the Helpdesk and the Cash Management function.

Thursday 21 February 2019

15:00

This webinar will give an introduction to the purpose and basic functionality of the Marketplace for new users, plus advice and guidance and more detailed functionality information for those who are already familiar.

You will be able to watch and listen to the webinar from your desk or mobile device, and ask questions live via the online channel.

The webinar will be recorded for those who cannot attend.

Friday 22 February 2019

09:30
AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting 2018-19 charged (12 of 24) Finished 09:30 - 16:30 First Intuition

The course details are being finalised, for now please book a provisional place here and we will let you know when the details and application packs are available

AAT Level 4, Professional Diploma in accounting.

Students will be placed on the public day release programme with an 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 Dates will be added once they have been confirmed

Monday 25 February 2019

09:30
AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting 2018-19 charged (13 of 24) Finished 09:30 - 16:30 First Intuition

The course details are being finalised, for now please book a provisional place here and we will let you know when the details and application packs are available

AAT Level 4, Professional Diploma in accounting.

Students will be placed on the public day release programme with an 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 Dates will be added once they have been confirmed

11:00
Finance Division Taster Sessions - Tax new CANCELLED 11:00 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

An opportunity for others within the Finance Division to gain an overview of the Tax Team and a greater appreciation of what they do.

Tuesday 26 February 2019

09:30
AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting 2018-19 new charged (17 of 26) Finished 09:30 - 16:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training 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

Wednesday 27 February 2019

09:30
Grants Part 4: Administration of Grants in CUFS Finished 09:30 - 13:00 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

This course covers the day to day and month end transactions that need to be completed using a variety of tools in CUFS.

14:00

This session will walk the participant through in detail the activities involved with their chosen topic and provide an opportunity to ask questions and discuss any associations with their own role.

Following your provisional booking you will be asked which of the following topics you would like the session to concentrate on:

  • Fixed Assets
  • Lynxvale Limited Property Accounting
  • Fees
  • Trust Funds
  • Research Accounting

Thursday 28 February 2019

09:30
AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping 2018-19 - Day Release charged (3 of 11) Finished 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

The AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping is the starting point for studying the AAT qualfiication.

It is a short qualification which will help you to develop essential bookkeeping skills. Once completed, you will have an understanding of basic accounting practices and techniques including double-entry bookkeeping. It can be treated as a stand alone qualifcation or used as a stepping stone to further AAT study at Level 3.

Once you have registered here you will need to complete the application form at the back of the briefing pack. These packs are available on our website https://www.finance.admin.cam.ac.uk/training/professional-qualifications/aat/university-programme

14:00
iProcurement Part 2: Month End processes in the Buyers Work Centre (1 of 2) Finished 14:00 - 16:00 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

This course covers the various month-end processes that need to be completed within the iProcurement module.

16:00
iProcurement Part 2: Month End processes in the Buyers Work Centre (2 of 2) Finished 16:00 - 16:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

This course covers the various month-end processes that need to be completed within the iProcurement module.