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December 2022

Mon 5

This course covers viewing, processing and recording data for applications, adding notes and attachments, generating rejection emails, generating electronic reference requests, processing applicants through the selection process and transferring successful applicants to CHRIS.

Tue 6
Excel 365: Managing Data & Lists (Live Online using MS Teams) [Places] 09:30 - 11:30 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 1

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

To fully participate in this course you will need to have the Microsoft Excel 365 for Windows desktop application installed on your computer. Participants using Microsoft Excel 365 for Mac or the online version via a web browser will find some of the functionality missing.

Join us for this workshop to learn how to get hands on creating and managing breakout rooms in your Teams meetings. Please note that to participate you must have Teams installed on your computer and access to the calendar to create a Teams Meeting.

If you book:

  • Add the event to your calendar by following the link in your booking confirmation email and click Add to Calendar.
  • Install the Microsoft Teams app. (It is possible to join using Edge or Chrome but there is less functionality when using a browser).
  • Important: The instructor cannot troubleshoot access to Microsoft Teams on the day of the course. If you are in an institution that is managing their own Teams tenancy (CAMENT, JBS, medschl and most of the colleges) then you may not have access to the files or calendar used in the course. Please contact the instructor in advance to discuss this.
  • The course will start promptly at the time shown but will be open up to 15 minutes beforehand should you wish to check your audio and visual setup or meet your instructor.
Wed 7

Want to practice giving Teams Live Events? Then join us in this informal introductory session to manage and deliver a webinar. The course is not about presentation skills, it is to master the mechanics of managing the smooth transition between different presenters and content. The maximum number of participants for this course is limited to 2.

You must have the following items installed or available on your computer to participate:

1. The Teams desktop app installed on your computer.
2. The Teams Calendar available on the Teams interface. (You must be using Microsoft Exchange Online for your email to enable the Teams Calendar). Details on how to migrate from Hermes to Exchange can be found here.
3. The button on the Teams Calendar interface necessary to create a Teams Live Event. (To enable the button on your system you need to request the ability to create Live Events via the Self Service portal). Note! this can take up to 48 hours for the change to come into effect.

You will also need a working webcam, speakers (or headset) and mic.

You will:

  • Learn about Teams Live Events
  • Practice schedulling and delivering a Live Event. Please have a short PowerPoint and one other application ready to demonstrate, e.g a web site with video content

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

CHRIS - An Introduction (Live Online Using MS Teams) [Places] 14:00 - 16:30 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 4

This course is an introduction to the system and will cover an overview of:

  • How personal details are recorded
  • How the system is used to record absence (sickness, maternity, paternity etc) for individuals
  • Employment details for individuals including items such as grade, salary, hours and limit of tenure
  • Costing details
  • Changing the reporting manager
  • Additional guidance relating to searches and exporting information out of CHRIS into Excel or Word
  • A quick update on reporting
  • Making someone a leaver.

PRIOR TO ATTENDING TRAINING CHECK THAT YOU CAN LOG INTO THE CHRIS SYSTEM SUCCESSFULLY

Please Note: that you will require VPN access to log in to CHRIS if you are accessing remotely https://www.hrsystems.admin.cam.ac.uk/

Documentation is available: Institutional Staff | HR Systems (cam.ac.uk)

Thu 8

Are you migrating from Hermes to Exchange Online and are using Outlook 365 desktop as your client for the first time?

If so join us in this friendly, introductory session to learn how to get up and running with Outlook 365 Email and Calendar using the Desktop application for Windows, where we will take you through the basics of the Outlook 365.

This course does not cover the Hermes migration tool or in-depth technical questions regarding Outlook and Exchange. For this information please see the Further Information for IT staff webpages.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

To fully participate in this course you will need to have the Microsoft Outlook 365 for Windows desktop application installed on your computer. Participants using Microsoft Outlook 365 for Mac or the online version via a web browser will find some of the functionality missing.

Drupal: An Introduction (Live Online Using MS Teams) [Places] 10:30 - 12:30 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 3

This course will cover the most essential features and concepts of Drupal through demonstrations and hands on activities.

Mon 12

This Webinar provides an opportunity for departmental staff to learn more about the Cambridge Casual Worker System (CCWS), why we are changing our processes and the key benefits in doing so.

The session will take you through a live demonstration of the system, introducing you to key processes such as worker registration and approval, Right to Work checks, making a booking and approving a timesheet. Following the demonstration, a panel of subject matter experts will be on hand to answer your questions and guide you towards the next steps as we approach the go-live date.

Tue 13
Web Recruitment Training - Managing Offers (Live Online Using MS Teams) [Places] 14:00 - 16:30 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 4

This course covers processing applicants through the offer stages and transferring successful applicants information to the New Appointment team for them to create an employee in CHRIS.

Wed 14
Excel 365: Analysing & Summarising Data (Live Online using MS Teams) [Places] 09:30 - 12:00 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 1

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

To fully participate in this course you will need to have the Microsoft Excel 365 for Windows desktop application installed on your computer. Participants using Microsoft Excel 365 for Mac or the online version via a web browser will find some of the functionality missing.

The course files and slides can be downloaded here

Thu 15
Word 365: Skills for Document Layout (Live Online) [Places] 09:30 - 12:30 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 4

This course is aimed at those who want to improve their skills when laying out Word documents. You will learn key topics that will enhance your work with the opportunity for hands on practice on the essential features of Microsoft Word relevant to producing well laid out reports.

Excel 365: Pivot Tables (Live Online using MS Teams) new [Places] 09:30 - 12:00 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 3
  • This course offers an introduction to the power and time-saving value of PivotTables and will appeal to anyone who analyses data in Excel.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

To fully participate in this course you will need to have the Microsoft Excel 365 for Windows desktop application installed on your computer. Participants using Microsoft Excel 365 for Mac or the online version via a web browser will find some of the functionality missing.

Mon 19

This Webinar provides an opportunity for departmental staff to learn more about the Cambridge Casual Worker System (CCWS), why we are changing our processes and the key benefits in doing so.

The session will take you through a live demonstration of the system, introducing you to key processes such as worker registration and approval, Right to Work checks, making a booking and approving a timesheet. Following the demonstration, a panel of subject matter experts will be on hand to answer your questions and guide you towards the next steps as we approach the go-live date.

January 2023

Mon 9
Drupal: An Introduction (Live Online Using MS Teams) [Places] 10:30 - 12:30 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 3

This course will cover the most essential features and concepts of Drupal through demonstrations and hands on activities.

Wed 11

This Webinar provides an opportunity for departmental staff to learn more about the Cambridge Casual Worker System (CCWS), why we are changing our processes and the key benefits in doing so.

The session will take you through a live demonstration of the system, introducing you to key processes such as worker registration and approval, Right to Work checks, making a booking and approving a timesheet. Following the demonstration, a panel of subject matter experts will be on hand to answer your questions and guide you towards the next steps as we approach the go-live date.

Wed 18
Recruitment Administration System (RAS) (Live Online Using MS Teams) [Places] 13:45 - 16:15 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 1

This course is for those who are new to the Recruitment Administration System (RAS) or those who wish to have a refresher.

Mon 23

This course covers viewing, processing and recording data for applications, adding notes and attachments, generating rejection emails, generating electronic reference requests, processing applicants through the selection process and transferring successful applicants to CHRIS.

Tue 24

This Webinar provides an opportunity for departmental staff to learn more about the Cambridge Casual Worker System (CCWS), why we are changing our processes and the key benefits in doing so.

The session will take you through a live demonstration of the system, introducing you to key processes such as worker registration and approval, Right to Work checks, making a booking and approving a timesheet. Following the demonstration, a panel of subject matter experts will be on hand to answer your questions and guide you towards the next steps as we approach the go-live date.

Wed 25
Drupal: An Introduction (In Person Face to Face) [Places] 10:00 - 12:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

This course will cover the most essential features and concepts of Drupal through demonstrations and hands on activities.