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October 2023

Tue 3
UTBS: Training Administrator Training (Live Online using Microsoft Teams) Finished 09:30 - 13:00 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 1

This course is designed for Training Administrators of a new provider on the University Training Booking System (UTBS) and it will take them through theory and practicals on how to administer their training programme on the UTBS.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Wed 4
Web Recruitment Training - Managing Offers (In Person Face to Face) Finished 09:30 - 12:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

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. The system used is Web Recruitment.

  • This is the In Person Face to Face version of the Live Online Web Recruitment: Managing Offers course.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Tue 10
CHRIS - An Introduction (In Person Face to Face) Finished 09:30 - 12:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

This course is an introduction to the CHRIS system and will cover an overview of key elements of the system that you will interact whilst undertaking HR tasks.

Prior to attending please check that you can log into the CHRIS system successfully.

  • This is the In Person Face to Face version of the Live Online CHRIS Introduction course.

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Thu 12
Drupal: An Introduction (Live Online Using MS Teams) Finished 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.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information.

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Thu 19
Recruitment Administration System (RAS) (In Person Face to Face) Finished 09:30 - 12:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

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

  • This is the In Person Face to Face version of the Live Online RAS course.

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Tue 24
CHRIS - An Introduction for Research Office (Live Online Using MS Teams) Finished 11:00 - 14:00 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 4

Please note bookings for this course will open 19th October 2023 if not before.

This course is an introduction to the CHRIS system and will cover an overview of key elements of the system that you will interact whilst undertaking HR tasks.

Prior to attending please check that you can log into the CHRIS system successfully.

Please Note: that you will require Microsoft Teams installed and VPN access to CHRIS setup to participate on this course. See System requirements below for more information.

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Wed 25

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. The system used is Web Recruitment.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Excel 365: Managing Data & Lists (Live Online using MS Teams) CANCELLED 09:30 - 11:30 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 1

Want to make it easier and more efficient when working with data in Excel? You'll e surprised how much you can do with Excel when managing your data. You will learn tips and tricks that will save you time over the course of your studies/career which can be transferred to home live too.

This hands-on course is a follow up from the Excel 365: For Beginners and Improvers course which comes in 2 forms:

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information.

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Thu 26
Collaboration Tools: Microsoft Teams - Getting Started (In Person Face to Face) CANCELLED 09:30 - 11:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

Need to get up to speed with Teams? Then join us in this friendly, slow-paced, introductory session to learn how to get up and running. This is Part 1 of 5 courses that provide you the opportunity to get a hands on and in-depth insight into Teams. If you prefer a quick overview of Teams then consider joining the Fast Track course instead.

You will:

  • Understand Teams, Channels and an overview of what is possible in the application
  • Chat in a group or one-to-one
  • Collaborate with colleagues. In Teams you can access, share, and edit Word docs, PowerPoint, and Excel files in real time

This is the In Person Face to Face version of the Live Online Microsoft Teams - Getting Started course.

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Excel 365: Analysing & Summarising Data (Live Online using MS Teams) CANCELLED 09:30 - 12:00 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 1

This is an essential course if you carry out data analysis in Excel. You will work with tools and learn new skills that saves time when analysing and summarising data and plotting this on Charts.

This hands-on course is a follow up from the Excel 365: For Beginners and Improvers course which comes in 2 forms:

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information.

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Fri 27

New to, or confused about online file storage and collaboration? This course aims to take the mystery out of managing your files online, how to set file permissions and you will have an understanding of online file management in SharePoint, Teams and OneDrive.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information.

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Excel 365: For Beginners (In Person Face to Face) CANCELLED 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

This is course will help you get to grips with spreadsheet basics using Microsoft Excel. It will be taught in a small group and no previous knowledge is assumed, however those that use Excel at a basic level will also learn new tricks and tips which will serve them well in saving time day to day and increasing knowledge.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Tue 31
CHRIS - An Introduction (Live Online Using MS Teams) Finished 09:30 - 12:30 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 4

Please note bookings for this course will open 19th October 2023 if not before.

This course is an introduction to the CHRIS system and will cover an overview of key elements of the system that you will interact whilst undertaking HR tasks.

Prior to attending please check that you can log into the CHRIS system successfully.

Please Note: that you will require Microsoft Teams installed and VPN access to CHRIS setup to participate on this course. See System requirements below for more information.

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further

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.

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further

November 2023

Wed 1
Web Recruitment Training - Managing Offers (Live Online Using MS Teams) Finished 09:30 - 12:30 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. The system used is Web Recruitment.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Excel 365: Pivot Tables (In Person Face to Face) CANCELLED 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

This course offers an introduction to the power and time-saving value of PivotTables and will appeal to anyone who analyses data in Excel, come and explore their magic. People who get Pivot Table under their belt cannot imagine the usage of Excel without them. If pivot tables and their capacity are a mystery to you, this course is for you.

  • This is the In Person Face to Face version of the Live Online Excel: Pivot Tables course.

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Thu 2
Collaboration Tools: Microsoft Teams - Surveys, Polls, Planner, OneNote and More (In Person Face to Face) Finished 09:30 - 12:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

Want to extend your knowledge of Teams? Then join us to learn how to use applications to record notes, manage a small project and create online forms or surveys. This is Part 3 of 4 courses that provide you the opportunity to get a hands on and in-depth insight into Teams.

You will:

  • Know how to add documents and apps in a tab and when you might benefit from using them.
  • Practice using applications that you need to work with including Connectors, OneNote, Planner and Forms.
  • This is the In Person Face to Face version of the Live Online Microsoft Teams Fast Track course.

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Drupal: An Introduction (Live Online Using MS Teams) Finished 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.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information.

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Fri 3
Excel 365: Functions (Live Online using MS Teams) Finished 09:30 - 12:30 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 2

This course covers some of the more challenging functions such as IF, SUMIFS and VLOOKUP. Not all chapters will be taught in full due to time constraints but are included for self-study.

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Mon 6
CHRIS - An Introduction (Live Online Using MS Teams) Research Office Finished 14:00 - 17:00 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 4

This course is an introduction to the CHRIS system and will cover an overview of key elements of the system that you will interact whilst undertaking HR tasks.

Prior to attending please check that you can log into the CHRIS system successfully.

Please Note: that you will require Microsoft Teams installed and VPN access to CHRIS setup to participate on this course. See System requirements below for more information.

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Tue 7

Need to present meetings or teach using Teams? Then join us in this friendly hand on session to learn how to get up and running. You will have the opportunity to practice managing a meeting or a webinar.

You will:

  • Understand the various ways of meeting with colleagues
  • Create a meeting for yourself or on behalf of others
  • Practice managing your content when leading a meeting or teaching online

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information.

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Wed 8

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 will:

  • Learn about Teams Live Events
  • Practice scheduling 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 that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed, your calendar correctly configured, a web cam and mic and the Create Live Events button enabled on your computer to participate in this course this may take 48 hours. See System requirements below for more information.

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Collaboration Tools: Microsoft Teams - Fast Track (Live Online using MS Teams) Finished 09:30 - 12:30 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 4

Want an insight into Teams? Then join us in this friendly, fast-paced, session to learn how to get up and running. This course would suit people that are comfortable using computers and who would be confident referring to the course materials after the session to consolidate the detail.

However, if you would prefer a more in depth and slower paced course with more opportunity for practice then attend Teams Parts 1 - 5 instead (see Related courses below).

You will:

  • Understand Teams, channels and gain an overview of what is possible in the application. In Teams you can:
  • video/audio chat or message colleagues one-to-one or in a group
  • arrange and attend meetings
  • collaborate in real time with colleagues - access, share, and edit Word docs, PowerPoint, and Excel files
  • add applications that you need to work with e.g. OneNote, Planner, Forms/surveys.

Please Note: that you will require Microsoft Teams installed.

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Thu 9
CHRIS - An Introduction (In Person Face to Face) CANCELLED 09:30 - 12:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

Please note bookings for this course will open 19th October 2023 if not before.

This course is an introduction to the CHRIS system and will cover an overview of key elements of the system that you will interact whilst undertaking HR tasks.

Prior to attending please check that you can log into the CHRIS system successfully.

  • This is the In Person Face to Face version of the Live Online CHRIS Introduction course.

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Tue 14
Recruitment Administration System (RAS) (Live Online Using MS Teams) Finished 09:30 - 12:30 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 3

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

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further
Excel 365: Managing Data & Lists (In Person Face to Face) CANCELLED 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

Want to make it easier and more efficient when working with data in Excel? You'll e surprised how much you can do with Excel when managing your data. You will learn tips and tricks that will save you time over the course of your studies/career which can be transferred to home live too.

  • This is the In Person Face to Face version of the Live Online Excel: Data & Lists course.

This hands-on course is a follow up from the Excel 365: For Beginners and Improvers course which comes in 2 forms:

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.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further