Training Opportunities

To sign up for a class, email growwithmu@marquette.edu or call (414) 288-7305. For more details on classes, visit the Grow with Marquette website.

Talking Tablets
Learn the essentials of your tablet, including general setup and usage, app settings, hardware features and optional accessories.

• Introduction to Samsung Galaxy Tablet - Wednesday, Feb. 24, 10 to 11 a.m.
• Introduction to Microsoft Surface Pro - Wednesday, April 6, 10 to 11 a.m.

Presented by: John Mohammad, IT Services

SharePoint for Site Users
Access your SharePoint site and work with document libraries and lists. Edit, manage and upload folders and files. Set alerts for changes and link to shared folders.

Presented by: Pam Lewis
Wednesday, February 3, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

SharePoint for Site Owners
(Pre-requisite: SharePoint for site users or experience using SharePoint 2013)
This hands-on class is for the administrators of SharePoint sites or sub sites. Set up and manage document libraries, lists, sub sites, permissions and site navigation. Customize document libraries by adding columns, enabling versioning and incoming email, and set alerts to notify users of changes. Set up your SharePoint site with lists that index select documents in a library. Create custom views of libraries and lists to allow users to focus on certain topics.

Presented by: Pam Lewis
Tuesday, February 9, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Excel 2016 Essentials
Whether you are new to Excel or would like a refresher, this session will give you hands-on experience with spreadsheets. Change formatting and use basic formulas. Apply Quick Analysis and Flash Fill to improve efficiency. Sort and filter data using a table and add charts or spark lines. Explore print options, track changes and make comments while you collaborate with others.

Presented by: Pam Lewis
Wednesday, February 17, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Ask a Tech
Buying a new personally owned computer or a new phone? Having problems with pop ups on your computer? Is your computer at home slow? If you are looking for some advice with technology, this hour is for you! IT Services will have a tech available to answer any questions you may have on your home technology. Bring your questions and concerns and we will do what we can to help.

Presented by: Terrance Slaughter
Friday, February 19, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Friday, April 8, 10:00 to 11 a.m.

What's New in Windows 10
Explore new features and customize settings in this hands-on session. Get tips for using the new Start menu, Action Center, Task view, File Explorer and ways to navigate and search.

Presented by: Pam Lewis
Thursday, February 25, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Skype for Business Essentials
Learn to use Skype for Business to make and transfer calls, forward all calls and access your voicemail. View the availability of others, send instant messages and turn an Instant Message into a call. Share your Desktop remotely with others. Invite others to join a current conversation or set up a conference in advance.

Presented by: Pam Lewis
Tuesday, March 3, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Excel 2016: Beyond the Basics
Explore new features of Excel 2016 including new chart types, options for sharing, Customize the quick access toolbar to fast-track data-entry using forms. Use data validation with drop-down lists to check and limit entries. Match data across multiple lists using Vlookup and lock select cells in a workbook. Clean up a list, finding blanks and duplicates across columns. Organize data using sort, conditional formatting and custom filters.

Presented by: Pam Lewis
Thursday, March 10, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

OneNote 2016 Essentials
Learn how to take notes, prepare for meetings, do research, and collaborate with others using OneNote. Collect and annotate information from the Web and from files on your computer. Search and organize notes and make checklists.

Presented by: Pam Lewis
Thursday, March 17, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Tools for creating content for social media
Generate creative social media content by always collecting ideas, photos and video clips. Explore tools for recording, storing, retrieving and editing this content, including Evernote, Google Photos, Canvas, Pablo, Animoto, Magisto, and Mention.

Presented by: Tim Cigelske
Friday, April 22, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Safe Computing Essentials
Know the do’s and don’ts of safe computing. Identify the risks of sharing data and personal information and take steps to guard your privacy. Minimize online threats and protect your computer and data.

Presented by: Jeremy Edson
Friday, April 1, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Excel 2016: Pivot Tables
Set up a pivot table with subtotals and pivot charts. Group and ungroup data, sort and filter, and create a calculated field.

Presented by: Greg Nelson
Wednesday, April 13, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Microsoft Word 2016 Essentials
Explore new features of Word 2016 like easier and more intuitive file sharing and Smart Lookup. Review editing essentials, use styles to format headings, table of contents, headers and footers and cross-references like hyperlinks and bookmarks. Copy from various sources, revealing and clearing all formatting.

Presented by: Pam Lewis
Tuesday, April 19, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Do's and don'ts for Social Media at Marquette
Tips for using Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Snapchat and Tumblr to connect with your audience. Explore ways of monitoring activity, using visual communication, generating interaction with your audience, sharing content generated by others, determining what is appropriate and more.

Presented by: Tim Cigelske
Wednesday, March 23, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Skype for Business: Online Meetings and Video
Use Skype for Business for full web conferencing with audio and video, at no additional cost to you. Make one-click online meeting invitations and streamline communications and share information. Learn how to make presentations, use the presenter controls, whiteboard, polls and Q&A, and how to record meetings for later viewing.

Presented by: Dan Smith
Wednesday, April 27, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Tips and Tricks
Make your presentation visually appealing. Insert photos, clip art and smart art. Add animation and transitions and make it interactive. Use the presenter tools.

Presented by: Pam Lewis
Tuesday, May 3, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.


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