Training Opportunities

To sign up for a class, register at The password to register for all classes is GROW. If you need assistance, please email or call (414) 288-7305.

Classes meet in Cudahy Hall 208.

CANCELLED: OneDrive Essentials - Backup your Documents

Choose the folders you want to sync between OneDrive and your computer. Accessing, editing and sharing your files and folders via the desktop app and the web interface.
This class was originally scheduled for Jan. 31 but has been cancelled and will be rescheduled.

Collaborate with Office 365 Groups

Make your own Group with Shared Inbox, Calendar, SharePoint Document Library, SharePoint Team Site, Shared OneNote Notebook and Planner. Manage permissions and customize your site.

This training session will be held online, not in the training lab. For more information please contact the IT Services Help Desk.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 / 1 – 2:30 p.m.

Making Accessible Word Documents and PDFs

What makes a document accessible to people of all abilities? Use Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat DC tools for checking document accessibility and learn to fix errors that are flagged.
Thursday, March 14, 2019 / 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 / 1-3 p.m.

SharePoint Online for Site Owners

Design and manage your site. Manage permissions and make a sub-site that only a select group of site users can access. Improve site navigation and customize your home page to show documents in modern view. Explore SharePoint Library and List Settings and set alerts for changes.
This training will take place ONLINE, not in CU 208.
Register in Eventbrite and you will receive an invitation to join an online meeting that will take place on Thursday, February 14, 2019 / 1 – 3 p.m.

Intro to iPad

Learn the essentials of your iPad, including general setup and usage, app settings, hardware features and optional accessories.
Thursday, February 21, 2019 / 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Presented by Sheena Driver, IT Services

Cloud Storage with OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online

Choose a cloud location to store, manage, edit and share files. Find files and make shortcuts to access them easily. Sync your folders and get easy access through Windows Explorer or Finder on a Mac. Explore seamless integration with your favorite Office apps and easy co-authoring with automatic versioning.
Thursday, February 21, 2019 / 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Crafting your Social Media Strategy

Hands-on training on six action steps to create a digital strategy that fits your department’s resources and needs. Define your target audience, create measurable goals, discover peak timing, identify relevant platforms and implement management systems.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 / 1 - 2 p.m.
Presented by Tim Cigelske, OMC

Design Professional PowerPoints

Present complex data in a simple and direct way. Use font and color, photos, clip art and Smart Art to design infographics and use Designer to improve layout. Add animation to make the slideshow interactive and use Zoom for an interactive summary.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 / 1 – 3 p.m.

Increase productivity with Office 365

Review new features in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Outlook on the Web. Share files via OneDrive and SharePoint, share calendars and meet online. Explore Groups, Planner, Forms and To-do apps
Thursday, March 21, 2019 / 1 – 2 p.m.

Excel Essentials

Format cells, insert and move data and change layout, view and print options. Use Quick Analysis for making charts, calculating averages and totals, and more. Use Autofill and Flash Fill to enter information quickly. Use the Form tool to find and enter data. Insert a table to sort and filter data. Use basic formulas.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 / 1 – 3 p.m.

Intro to iPhone

Learn the essentials of your iPhone, including general setup and usage, app settings, hardware features and optional accessories.
Thursday, March 28, 2019 / 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Presented by Sheena Driver, IT Services

Use Excel as a data management tool

Get, combine and clean up data sources and then analyze and visualize data. Rearrange columns, sort and filter with Tables. Use Pivot tables and Pivot charts to summarize and reorganize data and to quickly generate an interactive report.
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 / 1 – 3 p.m.

Microsoft Teams

Collaborate using this app where all conversations, meetings, files, and notes can be accessed by everyone in the team, all in one place. Explore when to use Teams and how to communicate instantly with conversations, private chats, channels, phone calls, video calls and online meetings. Review setting up your own team with its own SharePoint team site for a particular project and customize it with apps like Planner, Forms and Polls.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 / 1 – 3 p.m.

Microsoft Word Tips and Tricks

Autosave messed up your document? Retrieve and restore a previous version or change the default save settings. Simultaneously edit documents with your coworkers, track changes and make comments. Copy and paste between documents and remove bothersome formatting. Work efficiently with long documents, using styles for headings, inserting hyperlinks, bookmarks and a table of contents.
Monday, April 22, 2019 / 1 – 3 p.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.
Thursday, April 25, 2019 / 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Presented by Sheena Driver, IT Services

OneNote Essentials

Organize and search notes that you collect from various sources in one location, accessing them from anywhere. Share meeting notes and agenda, and relevant documents and emails. Make checklists and assign tasks.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 / 1 – 2 p.m.

SharePoint Online for Site Users

Use Search and Follow to find your sites. Explore the modern interface, upload, move, copy and share files and folders.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 / 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Microsoft Outlook and Outlook on the Web

Access your email through a web browser. Use @mention to get someone's attention. Share a calendar, forward an email as an attachment, resend an email and block spam from a sender or domain. Attach OneDrive or SharePoint documents to an email. Send an email and its attachment to OneNote. Connect a recurring meeting to a meeting notebook in OneNote.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 / 1 – 2:30 p.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. Contact the IT Services Help Desk to request a department training session.

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.

All active Marquette University faculty and staff can access the training via this URL:


Contact the IT Services Help Desk at (414) 288-7799.


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