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.

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 / 1 – 2:30 p.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.

Sharing and Managing Files via OneDrive for Business and Sharepoint Online

Learn how to share documents in OneDrive or SharePoint. Easily access and edit cloud-hosted files from the Office desktop or online apps and explore options for co-authoring with automatic versioning. Move and rename files. Share a document from the Office app, Outlook, the online app, or from SharePoint using a browser. Open and edit synched files using Windows Explorer or Mac Finder.

Thursday, May 30, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Intro to iPad

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

Thursday, June 6, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Intro to Microsoft Planner

Use Microsoft Planner for tracking task progress. Assign tasks with deadlines, checklists, attachments and links to the Group SharePoint site. Filter tasks by assigned to, due date, percentage complete and more. Follow a plan and get notifications for overdue tasks.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 / 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Intro to Microsoft Teams

Teams is a chat-based workspace that features threaded and persistent conversations. Within each team, users can create different channels to organize their communications by topic. Collaborate using Microsoft Teams and make it easy for participants to access files, have conversations as well as schedule voice and video meetings — all in one place.

Thursday, June 20, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 15, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Accessibility 1: Make Office Documents Accessible for Persons with Disabilities

Universal Design works best for us all. Consistently format Word and PowerPoint documents, using headings, styles and lists to provide an outline and improve navigation. Provide alternative text for images and tables and make hyperlink text meaningful. Explore best practices for making Excel documents more accessible. Run the Accessibility checker and fix errors.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Monday, July 29, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 / 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Accessibility 2: Make PDFs Accessible for Persons with Disabilities

Prerequisite: Accessibility 1 or experience with making Office documents accessible and using the Accessibility Checker to fix errors. Make an accessible Word document into an accessible PDF. Learn how to use Accessibility checker in Acrobat Pro and fix errors. Explore ways to remediate a PDF that is not accessible.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 / 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Monday, July 29, 2019 / 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 / 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Intro to iPhone

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

Thursday, June 27, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Advanced Sharepoint Online for Office 365 Group/Sharepoint Owners

This class is for you if you are an Office 365 Group owner or SharePoint site owner, and you want to explore sharing options and customized site permissions. Customize the site home page to show Documents and other apps like Planner and Calendar and improve navigation for team members who use the site. Make a sub-site that only a select group of site users can access.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

PowerPoint Do's and Don'ts

Clarify the message for your audience, add visual impact and make your PowerPoint more professional. Limit the amount of text per slide. Don’t read your slides —provide details in Notes, handouts and online resources. Less is more for transitions, animations and decorative images. Include an introductory summary zoom and a strong ending to summarize major points. If you like, bring in your own PowerPoint to edit.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Samsung Galaxy Phone

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

Thursday, July 18 / 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m

OneNote for Windows 10 Essentials

Microsoft is transitioning from OneNote 2016 to the new OneNote for Windows 10. Explore the new interface, as you take notes and gather information from a variety of sources, inserting documents and files. Access your notebook online from anywhere. Prepare agendas, run meetings and follow up on action items. Organize your notes and make a new notebook, new sections and new pages.

Thursday, July 25, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Intro to Office 365 Forms

Make a quick form that is anonymous or one that requires Marquette login. Create different types of form questions, set restrictions for answers and add branching logic if needed. Build a form in Teams to collaboratively edit the form and view results. Collect responses and get notifications when new data is added.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 / 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Excel Essentials

Format cells, insert & move data, and change layout, view & 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.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

What's New in Microsoft Word

Explore new features in Word. Work efficiently with your colleagues as you open, upload, save and share OneDrive and SharePoint files. Co-edit and coauthor, using Track Changes. Keep editorial control as you track what was changed, by whom and when, and accept or reject their suggestions. No need to save new versions with new names as Word automatically saves past versions. Set options for AutoSave and versioning and restore past versions.

Thursday, August 8, 2019 / 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Create an Office 365 Group and Get a New Sharepoint Site

Work with Office 365 Group members on shared folders. Upload folders and documents to the Document Library and share the documents with your team members. Add users to the SharePoint site, giving them edit or view access to the documents.

Monday, August 19, 2019 / 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

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.

Thursday, August 22, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 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:https://access.sans.org/go/marquette

Questions?

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


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