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GL Part 2: Reporting in the General Ledger Thu 19 Mar 2020   09:30   [More dates...] [Places]

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.

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Wed 20 May 2020 09:30 [Places]
Thu 16 Jul 2020 09:30 [Places]

General Ledger Transfer codes are a particular useful tool to help you to manage your departmental accounts as they allow you to use surpluses generated in one account to fund activities elsewhere.

Grants and Indirect Costs Seminar Tue 31 Mar 2020   10:00   [More dates...] [Places]

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Wed 6 May 2020 14:30 [Places]
Wed 1 Jul 2020 10:00 [Places]

A short online course that provides a basic introduction to the key features of Research Grants and how they are managed in the University.

Please note it does not include detailed guidance of how to apply for grants (e.g. using pFACT/X5) – please contact the Research Operations Office for advice.

Grants Part 2: Grant reports in Cognos Wed 25 Mar 2020   13:30   [More dates...] [Places]

This course will concentrate on how to use the Cognos reporting tool to help manage departmental research grants. These reports can be divided into three main categories:

  • Summary financial information for Projects
  • Detailed expenditure analysis
  • Management reports for Grants due to close

In this course we will not access the Grants module in CUFS.

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Thu 7 May 2020 13:00 [Places]
Tue 30 Jun 2020 09:30 [Places]
Grants Part 3: Viewing Grants in CUFS Thu 23 Apr 2020   09:30   [More dates...] [Places]

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.

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Tue 16 Jun 2020 09:30 [Places]

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

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Thu 25 Jun 2020 09:30 [Places]
How to Excel - Part 1 & 2 (For Finance Staff) Thu 30 Apr 2020   09:30   [More dates...] [Places]

This course will enable the participants to practice existing spreadsheet skills and develop more advanced skills within the context of UFS data. There will be the opportunity to extract data from the system and learn to manipulate, analyse and use it for reporting purposes. The course runs over two sessions and participants will need to attend both of these sessions.

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Thu 18 Jun 2020 13:00 [Places]
How to Excel - Part 3 (For Finance Staff) Wed 25 Mar 2020   09:30   [More dates...] [Places]

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

The formulas covered in this course include SUMIF, COUNTIF and INDEX MATCH which will enable the user to quickly summarise data.

Macros will enable the user to automate tasks within excel. During this session, we will use the example of needing to analyse, sort, split and send data to specific email contacts. Users will be introduced to a series of macros to reduce this process to a few simple steps.

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Wed 3 Jun 2020 09:30 [Places]
Introduction to Tableau Server (Examination results) new Fri 9 Aug 2019   09:30 CANCELLED

Tableau Server is an online application available to all members of the university to access Tableau dashboards and visualisations.

Tableau Viewer is entry level access to Tableau Server and allows you to view Tableau content created by others.

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.

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Tue 21 Apr 2020 09:30 [Places]
Wed 13 May 2020 09:30 [Places]
Tue 9 Jun 2020 09:30 [Places]
Wed 8 Jul 2020 09:30 [Places]

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

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Thu 21 May 2020 10:00 [Places]
Tue 21 Jul 2020 14:00 [Places]
iProcurement web based: Approvers Self-taught Bookable

This short on-line course is designed for those who need only to learn how to approve requisitions for other staff within their department to learn the steps inolved. There is no training on raising requisitions/buying goods and services in this course and completing this training will not give you access to the Marketplace for buying goods.

If you will need to purchase goods and services as well as approve then please take our iProcurement Buyers course instead (The Buyer course includes the option to learn basic approval technique but is not as detailed as the full Approvers course). iProcurement Buyer course.

  • If you want to proceed onto this course make a booking by using the Book a Place > button . You will receive an email to acknowledge your booking containing a link to the online course.
iProcurement web based: Buyers Self-taught Bookable

This course enables users to learn how to request goods/services required for their role using the UFS iProcurement module.

Please be aware before you book ...
We also run this course as a classroom taught course roughly once a month from September to July if you would prefer. You must book and attend BOTH Am and PM sessions if you are to be a Buyer - Book the classroom course)
The online course is NOT a prerequisite for the classroom course
You only need do the Buyers OR Requisitioners course, not both.
How to proceed and book onto this course
  • Please check firstly that you are required to be an iProcurement Buyer. If not, you may need the Requisitioner course. If you aren't sure about this, please check our guide at https://www.finance.admin.cam.ac.uk/files/iprocurement_training.pdf or ask your line manager or Finance Key Contact for guidance, as making an incorrect booking will delay your training.
  • Make a provisional booking by using the Book a Place > button . You will receive an email to acknowledge your booking. Please read this carefully.
  • You must then fill in your responsibility requirements in a short survey. Ask your line manager if you are unsure of what these need to be.
  • The training team will use your booking and survey results to set up your training account and will then email you with details of how to access the training and the UFS Play system.

This course enables users to learn how to request goods/services required for their role using the UFS iProcurement module.

Please be aware before you book...
We also run this course as a classroom taught course roughly once a month from September to July if you would prefer. You need only attend the morning session if you are to be a Requisitioner - Book the classroom course
The online course is NOT a prerequisite for the classroom course
You only need do the Requisitioners OR Buyers course, not both.
How to proceed and book onto this course
  • Please check firstly that you are required to be an iProcurement Requisitioner. If not, you may need the Buyer course. If you aren't sure about this, please check our guide at https://www.finance.admin.cam.ac.uk/files/iprocurement_training.pdf or ask your line manager or Finance Key Contact for guidance, as making an incorrect booking will delay your training.
  • Make a provisional booking by using the Book a Place > button. You will receive an email to acknowledge your booking. Please read this carefully.
  • You must then fill in your responsibility requirements in a short survey. Ask your line manager if you are unsure of what these need to be.
  • The training team will use your booking and survey results to set up your training account and will then email you with details of how to access the training and the UFS Play system.
Modern Slavery Act new Self-taught Booking not required

The University and all its staff have a responsibility to ensure that their dealings, and the supply chains of those who we trade with, are free from any sort of modern slavery.

This online course guides you through some facts and figures relating to Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking and highlights warning signs you need to be aware of.

Off Payroll Worker Briefing Sessions Mon 17 Feb 2020   09:30 POSTPONED

From 6 April 2017 new rules will apply to payments made to limited companies largely controlled by a single individual where they provide services to the University, or agencies providing such resource to the University. The Finance Division is holding a number of seminars to explain procedures and guidelines that they are implementing to help departments manage this risk.

PCI DSS Compliance Training Self-taught Bookable

In order for the University to carry out financial transactions involving the acceptance of payment cards from customers we have to comply with standards as laid down by the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Council.

This short, online course will provide users with the information they need to process card receipts securely and in accordance with the PCI Security Standards.

Petty Cash Self-taught Bookable

This short online course will provide you with an overview of the way petty cash operates. This includes:

  • An overview of petty cash
  • Getting started with petty cash
  • Day-to-day use and accounting for petty cash
  • How to deal with any problems
Tableau Drop In Sessions Tue 25 Feb 2020   14:30   [More dates...] [Places]

This is an opportunity for the members of the University to go one-on-one with Tableau experts across the Business Information Team who can help you solve challenges.

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Tue 25 Feb 2020 15:00 [Full]
Tue 25 Feb 2020 15:30 [Places]
Tue 3 Mar 2020 14:30 [Full]
Tue 3 Mar 2020 15:00 [Full]
Tue 3 Mar 2020 15:30 [Full]
Tableau for Explorers - Departmental Profiles Fri 8 Nov 2019   09:30 CANCELLED

Tableau Server is an online application available to all members of the university to access Tableau dashboards and visualisations

Tableau Explorer is intermediate level access to Tableau Server and allows you to view, interact and edit Tableau content.

Tableau for Explorers - Exam Results new Mon 16 Sep 2019   09:30 CANCELLED

Tableau Server is an online application available to all members of the university to access Tableau dashboards and visualisations

Tableau Explorer is intermediate level access to Tableau Server and allows you to view, interact and edit Tableau content.

Tableau for Explorers - Research Fri 20 Mar 2020   09:30 [Places]

Tableau Server is an online application available to all members of the university to access Tableau dashboards and visualisations

Tableau Explorer is intermediate level access to Tableau Server and allows you to view, interact and edit Tableau content.

Tableau for Viewers - Exam Results Wed 25 Sep 2019   09:30 Finished

Tableau Server is an online application available to all members of the university to access Tableau dashboards and visualisations.

Tableau Viewer is entry level access to Tableau Server and allows you to view Tableau content created by others.

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