Training Calendar

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Tuesday, June 18, 2024

    • 9:00 am - 4:15 pm   Tuesday

    This program provides new employees at the Urbana campus of the University of Illinois an overview of IT services that are critical to success on campus. Attendees can register for one, two, or more of the scheduled sessions. Offered at no cost to faculty/staff/students of the University of Illinois. New and current employees are invited to attend.

Thursday, June 20, 2024

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thur morning
    • 330 Armory or online

    In this 2-hour InDesign workshop, participants will learn how to create a two-page InDesign brochure from scratch, import graphics, and manipulate basic text and text frames. No prior knowledge of InDesign is required. Offered in-person or online. Pre-registration required

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thur afternoon
    • 330 Armory or online

    In this 2-hour instructor-led workshop, participants will learn how to use Adobe Express (Adobe's online design tool) to create social media posts, customize photos, create a flyer and use the new Generative AI tools. No prior knowledge of Adobe Express is required. Pre-registration required.

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tue morning
    • 330 Armory Building or online

    In this 2-hour instructor led short course you will learn how to specific features and tips on managing email more efficiently from conversation view to rules to pre-sort messages and moving folders around.

    • 1:00 - 2:55 pm   Tue afternoon
    • 330 Armory or online

    Creating, storing, and updating organizational charts can be a time-consuming task. Using software that is designed for visualizing information aids the process. Visio can even generate a diagram that adds the shapes and connectors for you from data that is stored in an Excel workbook. In this workshop attendees will create simple org charts, and pull from excel.

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
    • 330 Armory or online

    This 2-hour Outlook Calendar workshop, participants will learn to schedule & edit appointments; work with calendar labels and tasks displayed on the Calendar. We will schedule with the Scheduling Assistant, practice scheduling a conference room, and discuss scheduling Online Meetings, and discuss calendar permissions.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed afternoon
    • 330 Armory

    Join us in a hybrid session where we will discuss best practices for setting up a Teams online meeting as well as joining the meeting. We'll cover the capabilities of meetings in Teams in addition to requirements and planning considerations for Teams. This session is aimed for beginner users of Teams. Pre-registration required.

Thursday, June 27, 2024

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed afternoon
    • 330 Armory

    Join us in an instructor-led session using OneNote where we will discuss the structure of notebooks and how OneNote notebooks work within MS Teams. Prereq: understand Teams and MS OneNote. Pre-registration required; no walk-ins please.

Friday, June 28, 2024

    • 10:00 - 10:55 am   Fri morning

    We have many options for scheduling online meetings these days. We will use Outlook for a central place to keep track of several kinds of online meetings and to make sure we have reminders. We will look at recommendations for scheduling with Zoom and Teams. We will go over helpful tips for each platform, including scheduling as a delegate. Prereq: Outlook Calendar workshop

Tuesday, July 2, 2024

    • 10:00 - 11:55 am   Tues morning
    • 330 Armory or online

    During this two-hour session, we will go over the basics of the Photoshop interface and some resources on how to continue learning features. Instructor will work through a beginner tutorial, editing a photo and share resources. Q & A to follow.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon
    • 330 Armory or online

    In this 2-hour course, we will spend time adjusting images in Photoshop, using Adjustment Layers, and explore several kinds of image adjustments. We will also explore image editing in a non-destructive manner.  

Tuesday, July 9, 2024

    • 10:00 - 11:55 am   Tue morning

    Learn how to create and edit OneNote notebooks, search and export notes. We will explore the use and management of sections and pages including section groups and subpages. We will enter data into OneNote from a variety of sources, from existing documents to webpages. We will discuss merits of embedding spreadsheets or linking.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tue afternoon

    In this 2-hour instructor led workshop we will explore the Visio interface and create graphics. Visio comes with diagram-specific shapes and tools that enable you to quickly create professional-looking flowcharts, organization charts, timelines, & more. We will learn how to create some basic shapes, and connect, distribute, and align them. Pre-registration required

Wednesday, July 10, 2024

    • 10:00 - 11:55 am   Wed morning

    In this two-hour live Photoshop session, we will cover working with selections in preparation to edit images. Participants can select online or in-person.  

    • 1:00 - 1:50 pm   Wed afternoon

    Join us in a one-hour online session to explore some advanced features of Zoom. Features covered will include breakout rooms, setting a virtual background, recording, and more. Link sent if registered by 8 am.

Thursday, July 11, 2024

    • 10:00 - 11:55 am   Thur morning

    In this two-hour live Photoshop session, we will cover working with layers and learn to edit in a non-destructive way. Participants can choose in-person or online.  

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thur afternoon

    In this two-hour Illustrator session, we will go over recommended resources and tutorials, then participants will be introduced to the user interface while creating a vector graphic logo.

Tuesday, July 16, 2024

    • 9:00 am - 4:15 pm   Tuesday

    This program provides new employees at the Urbana campus of the University of Illinois an overview of IT services that are critical to success on campus. Attendees can register for one, two, or more of the scheduled sessions. Offered at no cost to faculty/staff/students of the University of Illinois. New and current employees are invited to attend.

Wednesday, July 17, 2024

    • 10:00 - 11:55 am   Wed morning

    Creating, storing, and updating organizational charts can be a time-consuming task. Using software that is designed for visualizing information aids the process. Visio can even generate a diagram that adds the shapes and connectors for you from data that is stored in an Excel workbook. In this workshop attendees will create simple org charts, and pull from excel.

Thursday, July 18, 2024

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thur afternoon

    In this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn the basics of using the drawing tools in Adobe Illustrator CC, including how to use the Pencil and Curvature tools, how to edit paths. Then we will look at layers, including how to create, edit, and organize content. We will also learn the basics of transforming and editing artwork in Illustrator. Pre-registration required.

Thursday, August 1, 2024