Training Calendar

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Monday, November 20, 2017

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   M afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 3 hour course, participants will learn how to create and edit OneNote notebooks, search and export notes. We will enter data into OneNote from a variety of sources, from existing documents to webpages to images and audio files.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   WTh afternoons
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    Extend your InDesign skills even further by learning to use InDesign's more advanced features effectively. We'll work more deeply with styles. You'll use clipping paths to reveal only part of an image, create type outlines, and create Bezier paths. We'll also import layered files, merge data into documents and create a book with table of contents and references.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   F (lunch on your own)
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 6-hour workshop/lab, participants will craft a newsletter with their own stories and images using Adobe InDesign and Photoshop. Prerequisite: Basic understanding of InDesign and Photoshop

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm
    • The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

Monday, December 4, 2017

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   MWafternoons
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This 6-hour, hands-on course is an intro to web page design using Dreamweaver CC. Students will become familiar with the Dreamweaver environment, interface elements, layout customization, website creation and publishing. Activities will include creating a new site, laying out basic pages and text, using text styles and containers, inserting images, uploading a simple site.

    • 1:10 - 4:00 pm   MW afternoons
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 6-hour course, attendees will begin by exploring the PowerPoint 2016 interface. Next we will create and save a presentation; view and navigate, and edit text on slides; add and modify graphical objects in a presentation; work with tables and charts; and prepare to deliver a presentation.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • I Hotel and Conference Center

    This seminar provides managers and supervisors with guidance on the benefits of creating a departmental culture of health, practical tips on how to support health and wellness in their units, and information about how the Campus Wellbeing Services can assist in this process.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tu morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 3 hour course, participants will learn how to create and edit OneNote notebooks, search and export notes. We will enter data into OneNote from a variety of sources, from existing documents to webpages to images and audio files.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tu morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 2-hour hands-on workshop, you will learn how to navigate the interface, learn about availability status, add contacts to a contact list, and find help resources. Hands-on practice is next where you will learn how to use voice and video features, adjust audio settings, make, receive, & transfer a phone call, a conference call, and a video call.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This two hour hands-on workshop will demonstrate how easy it is to set up and attend an online meeting using Skype for Business as well as many of the conferencing features.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   WF mornings
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   WF mornings
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 6-hour Excel 2016 Level 2 course, you will create advanced formulas; analyze data with logical and lookup functions; organize worksheet data with tables; visualize data by using charts; and analyze data with PivotTables, slicers, and PivotCharts. This course is about one simple idea: asking your data questions and using Excel 2016 to find the answers.

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   W morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In two hours we will explore the Outlook 2016 interface. We will compose, send, & receive email messages; how to reply to and forward a message, save a draft message; & print. Signatures and Automatic replies will also be covered. Calendar topics will include scheduling & editing an appointment; scheduling a one-time and a recurring meeting and responding.to invitations.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • 314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Th morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 2-hour course you will learn how to work in the People window to add a new contact; change views; use color categories to organize & search your contacts. We will also look at contact groups. The Tasks features of Outlook help you create lists of task-related items. We will look at the different views in the Task window; we will add tasks and assign tasks.

Friday, December 8, 2017

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   F morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    Wish you had a smarter, more efficient way to arrange your Outlook 2016 email and more? In this two-hour workshop, you will learn how to use the conversation view; how to insert a screenshot into a message; sorting messages; advanced searching techniques, including filters; working with folders; using flags, color categories, and rules.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • 314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm
    • The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

Monday, December 11, 2017

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   M morning
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn how to create and open Illustrator documents, navigate the user interface, use vector shapes to create a logo that looks good on screen and in print. No prior knowledge of Illustrator is required.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   MW afternoons
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    This 6-hour course introduces the basics of Adobe Illustrator. Topics will include design principles, elements, and graphics composition; creating documents containing basic shapes and customized paths. We will also learn how to insert text and typographical characters.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   WF mornings
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This six-hour course is intended for Mac users who want to learn basic Word 2016 skills such as creating, editing, and formatting documents; working with tabular text; and employing a variety of techniques for improving the appearance and accuracy of document pages. Finally, we will learn about printing documents.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 2-hour workshop participants will learn how to use Photoshop to do basic photo correction, use selection tools, manipulate, save, and store images.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   TuTh mornings
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 6-hour course, you will import and export data into Excel 2016, work with conditional formatting, and learn about macros. Additional topics will include summarizing data using subtotals and data validation; and analyzing data using Goal Seek and Solver along with what if scenarios. Prerequisite: Completion of Excel 2016 Level 1 or equivalent knowledge

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Tu morning
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn how to create and open InDesign documents, navigate the user interface, modify a document, import graphics, and manipulate basic text and text frames.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   TuTh afternoons
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This 6-hour course is a continuation of topics from Level 1 using PowerPoint 2016. Upon completion of this course, students will work with transitions and animations; they will become familiar with slide masters; and practice skills using audio and video files in their presentations. Finally students will learn more features & methods for delivering presentations.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • I Hotel and Conference Center

    What do you have to know to comply with federal, state, university, and campus employment polices? We’ll show you where these policies are housed; discuss some of the most pertinent ones to academic employment; and reveal why they matter to supervisors, employees, and HR.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • I Hotel and Conference Center

    This seminar has been developed to increase understanding of civil service policies and rules affecting hiring; attendance; use of vacation, sick, and personal leaves; approved and unapproved absences; discipline policies; etc., on campus.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • I Hotel and Conference Center

    This seminar provides a framework for effective performance management of civil service staff, including linking the employee’s work with the department’s goals and objectives, coaching for results, positive recognition, evaluation, and discipline. This content includes a Performance Partnership Program refresher.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • I Hotel and Conference Center

    This seminar reviews relevant policies and procedures, discusses the common mistakes made when conducting performance reviews, and provides some demonstrations on how to begin the discussion between the supervisor and the employee.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • I Hotel and Conference Center

    This seminar will address how to move a group from persistent dysfunction to constructive growth—moving from supervisory styles that support conflict (e.g., conflict-avoidant, control, and parenting) to supervision that facilitates growth by understanding the stages of group development and the advancement of problem-solving skills.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • I Hotel and Conference Center

    Representatives from Academic Human Resources and the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Access will help new supervisors learn how to effectively utilize university employment systems to recruit, select, and hire staff in Academic Professional and Faculty member employment categories.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • I Hotel and Conference Center

    The Performance Partnership Program (PPP), offered by Staff Human Resources, is a comprehensive performance management system that provides a process for resolving employee performance, attendance, and conduct problems by focusing on adult-to-adult relationships between supervisors and employees.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • I Hotel and Conference Center

    Supervisors will learn how to effectively utilize university employment systems to select and hire staff in the civil service employment category. An overview of the job classification systems and salary considerations will be offered. The seminar will also address the process for internally promoting and reclassifying individuals.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • I Hotel and Conference Center

    Substance Abuse in the Workplace, jointly offered by Faculty/Staff Assistance Services and Illinois Human Resources, educates supervisors on how to address an impaired employee and the impact these individuals have in the workplace. This seminar is for Deans, Directors, Department Heads, administrators, managers, supervisors, and foremen.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • I Hotel and Conference Center

    This seminar provides managers and supervisors with guidance on the benefits of creating a departmental culture of health, practical tips on how to support health and wellness in their units, and information about how the Campus Wellbeing Services can assist in this process.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • I Hotel and Conference Center

    The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitles eligible employees to take job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons. This seminar, facilitated by HR experts, will focus on policy and helpful tips to support managers in administering FMLA for their campus units.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • I Hotel and Conference Center

    Participants will be acquainted with and equipped to contact key campus units to address concerns and make referrals on a range of issues, including crime prevention and emergency planning tools.