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Managing Contractors Tue 18 Jun 2013   14:30 POSTPONED

The term ‘contractor’ can cover a wide range, from individual service engineers to companies involved in a major building project. Often, these people are working alongside normal departmental activities. In any client/contractor relationship, both sides have health and safety duties towards each other. If you deal with contractors as part of your work and need to know about the health and safety aspects, then this course is for you.

Managing Mercury Contamination Mon 16 May 2016   14:15 CANCELLED

Mercury was used extensively in the past in all science based departments in a wide range of equipment. The course is designed to show how a risk based precautionary approach can effectively manage this legacy of the past.

IOSH Managing Safely charged Mon 8 Jun 2020   09:30 [Full]

Managing Safely is ideally suited to managers, research supervisors, administrators with safety responsibilities and Departmental Safety Officers across all sectors of the University. It leads to a nationally recognised and accredited qualification.

Please note to be successful in gaining the qualification delegates will need to pass an assessment on day 3 of the course and complete a risk assessment project to be handed in at a later date. (IOSH is the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.)

Please contact the course organiser, Jane Oliver if you would like further details before booking on the course.

Managing Safely Refresher Training Mon 4 Apr 2016   09:30 Finished

The Managing Safely training refresher course is aimed at those who completed the IOSH Managing Safely course prior to the end of February 2012.

Managing Health and Safely in a College Environment new charged Mon 9 Nov 2015   09:30 CANCELLED

To explore how best to manage the health and safety risks associated with working in a college environment. This will include looking at best practice, examples and case studies, workshop, hand-outs and an end of course assessment.



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This on-line course will enable end users to understand the basics of accounts payable, including processing basic invoices and expense claims.

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.

This on-line course enables users to learn how to Secondary Approve invoices within the Accounts Payable module.

The Accounts Receivable (AR) module of the University’s Finance System (CUFS) deals with managing customer information and managing income generated from sales and donations.

In this course we will be looking at some of the key aspects such as:

  • creating external invoices
  • creating internal invoices
  • receipting income relating to invoices
  • receipting other income

We will also provide you with some basic information relating to banking procedures and to the University’s Online Store (also known as eSales).

This course covers the essentials for keeping your AR accounts in order. In addition to showing you how to make corrections, receipt foreign currencies and the required month/year-end reports we will also show you how you can save time by setting up memo lines, sales persons and receivable activities for your department.

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Tue 28 Apr 2020 09:30 CANCELLED
Cash Handling Self-taught Bookable

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Fixed Assets web based Self-taught Bookable

A course for departmental staff who deal with purchasing, monitoring and disposal of fixed assets.

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.

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Thu 14 May 2020 09:30 CANCELLED
GL Part 2: Reporting in the General Ledger Thu 16 Jul 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 CANCELLED

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 Tue 30 Jun 2020   09:30   [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 CANCELLED
Grants Part 3: Viewing Grants in CUFS Tue 16 Jun 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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Thu 23 Apr 2020 09:30 CANCELLED

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 30 Apr 2020 13:00 CANCELLED

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.

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Thu 23 Apr 2020 13:30 CANCELLED

This session covers how to make a financial plan, prepare it for upload to the finance system and monitor progress against the plan. It is a practical course which will look at the techniques and systems within the University that can be used for budgeting.

It is an ideal follow on from Budgeting part 1 and for those who have a good working knowledge of budgeting principles and want to develop skills in using the University budgeting tools.

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Thu 21 May 2020 13:00 CANCELLED
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
VAT & Research Fri 12 Jun 2020   10:30 [Full]

This session provides you with a simple overview of the basics and how VAT applies to Research Grants including;

  • How to establish the correct VAT rate to attribute to an award when it is set up in CUFS
  • Why it is so important
  • How the VAT rate attributed affects expenditure subsequently coded to the grant
VAT & the University Thu 4 Jun 2020   10:30 [Places]

This session provides you with a simple overview of the basics and how VAT applies to the University.

This on-line course will enable Shared Services staff members to understand the basics of accounts payable, including processing basic invoices and expense claims.