Training Opportunities

To sign up for a class, register at growwithmu.eventbrite.com The password to register for all classes is GROW. If you need assistance, please email growwithmu@marquette.edu or call 414-288-7305.

Classes meet in Cudahy Hall 208 unless otherwise noted.

Cybersecurity Awareness Training

IT Services has partnered with the SANS Institute to provide cybersecurity training for Marquette University faculty and staff. Topics include recognizing social engineering, browsing safely, enhancing mobile security, and creating strong passwords.

Windows 10 Essentials

Navigate with the Windows 10 Start menu and use Metro view. Choose whether to use Edge, the new browser. Search your computer and your documents using File Explorer. Find the Settings you need and learn some useful keyboard shortcuts.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Thursday, January 25, 2018 / 10 to 11:30 a.m.

What’s New in SharePoint Online

Explore the modern interface, upload, move, copy and share files and folders. Use Follow, Search and Smart Filters.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 / 1 – 2:30 p.m.

Intro to iPad

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

Presented by: John Mohammad, IT Services
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 / 10 – 11 a.m.

Making Accessible Word and PowerPoint Documents

Learn the techniques for making documents accessible to people with disabilities. Review a document with the Accessibility Checker and fix errors that are flagged.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Friday, February 2, 2018 / 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 / 1 – 2:30 p.m.

Qualtrics 101: introduction to qualtrics online survey software

Learn to create, edit, distribute and generate reports for online surveys and explore options and features to help you build a better survey. No previous knowledge of Qualtrics is necessary.

Presented by: Laura MacBride and Crystal Lendved, Institutional Research & Analysis
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 / 1 – 2:30 p.m.

OneDrive for Business

Access and share documents via OneDrive for Business. Synchronize files from your computer to the cloud. Find files and make shortcuts to access them easily.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Thursday, February 15, 2018 / 1 – 2 p.m.

Basic Editing photos using Photoshop Elements

Enhance and correct your digital images in Photoshop Elements. Learn about cropping techniques, resolution, exposure and color corrections and many other tools in a simple, yet effective way. This is a hands on class working with images. You are encouraged to bring your own images to work on.

Presented by: Dan Johnson, Chief Photographer
Location: Raynor 330 B
Friday, February 23 / 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Making Accessible PDFs

Explore Acrobat DC tools for checking document accessibility, editing and fixing errors that are flagged.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Thursday, February 22, 2018 / 1 – 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 / 10 – 11:30 a.m.

What’s New in Office 365 Pro Plus

Explore new features in Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, including Tell me assistant, sharing files, restoring previous versions of a file, and real-time co-authoring.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 / 1 – 2:30 p.m.

SharePoint Online for Site Owners

Design and manage a team site. Manage permissions and make a sub-site that only a select group of the users can access. Enhance site navigation and explore SharePoint Lists, document versioning, customized views and setting alerts for changes.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Thursday, March 1, 2018 / 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Intro to iPhone

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

Presented by: John Mohammad, IT Services
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 / 10 – 11 a.m.

Office 365 Groups and Collaboration

Working with a team? Make your own Group with a mailing list, SharePoint site, document library, task planner and calendar. Manage permissions and customize your site.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Friday, March 9, 2018 / 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Excel Essentials

Format cells, insert and move data and change layout, view and print options. Quick Analysis adds charts, averages, totals and more. Insert a table to sort and filter data. Use Autofill and Flash Fill to enter information quickly. Find and enter information using Forms.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 / 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Excel: Introduction to Tables and Pivot Tables

Use tables to sort and filter data and insert slicers. Make a Pivot table to explore, summarize, analyze, and present your data.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Friday, March 23, 2018 / 1 – 3 p.m.

Skype for Business Essentials

Make audio and video calls, transfer calls and access your voicemail. View the availability of others, chat with instant messages and turn an instant message into a call. Share your desktop remotely and set up an online conference in advance.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Thursday, April 5, 2018 / 10 – 11:30 a.m.

OneNote Essentials

Organize and search notes that you collect from various sources in one location, accessing them from anywhere. Share meeting notes and agenda, relevant documents and emails. Make checklists and tasks.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 / 1 – 2:30 p.m.

Making Engaging and Interactive PowerPoints

Present complex data in a simple and direct way. Use layout, font and color, photos, clip art and smart art to design infographics. Add animation to make the slideshow interactive.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Friday, April 20, 2018 / 1 – 3 p.m.

Microsoft Word Tips and Tricks

Simultaneously edit, track changes and make comments. Copy and paste between documents and remove bothersome formatting and work efficiently with long documents. Use styles for headings that collapse and expand parts of the document. Insert hyperlinks, bookmarks and a table of contents.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 / 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Intro to Samsung Galaxy Phone

Learn the essentials of your Galaxy phone, including general setup and usage, app settings, hardware features and optional accessories.

Presented by: John Mohammad, IT Services
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 / 10 – 11 a.m.

Custom Training for Your Department

Schedule small group training or department training on one of the topics above. Trainings can be hands-on or large screen projection at a department meeting, for example. Contact the Help Desk with questions.


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