FAST3 Training

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues/Thurs mornings
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    This 6 hour course will prepare you to use the most common basic features of Adobe Photoshop CC.

    • 1:00 - 4:30 pm   Tues/Thurs afternoons
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    This 7-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.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

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

    In this 2-hour short course you will learn how to comfortably move around in the Excel 2016 environment. Additional topics will include entering text and values in a worksheet, basic formatting, printing and using Help.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

    • 8:30 - 9:00 am   sessions throughout the day, lunch on your own
    • Urbana campus -- location to be announced

    This program provides employees at the University of Illinois an overview of software applications and IT practices that are critical to success within the campus environment. All sessions are led by experienced trainers with handouts available. Attendees can register for one, two, or more of the monthly scheduled sessions. All sessions held in Suite 26 Illini Hall.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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

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

    This two-hour short course will introduce you to Microsoft's latest version of its relational database application, Access 2016. Attendees will take a tour of the objects in an Access database, including tables, queries, forms, and reports and spend some time working in the most important of all the objects--tables.

Monday, October 21, 2019

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Mon afternoon
    • 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. No prior knowledge of Photoshop is required.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues/Thurs mornings
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues/Wed mornings
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Tues 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.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Tues afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 2-hour short course you will learn how to comfortably move around in the Excel 2016 environment. Additional topics will include entering text and values in a worksheet, basic formatting, printing and using Help.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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

    In this three-hour workshop attendees will learn how to create and work with Access tables. We will create a table using application parts and also from scratch. We will create a primary key and start entering data. Finally, we will work with fields in a table from adding, deleting, re-arranging to setting field properties and finally lookup fields and calculated fields.

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

    In this 3 hour course, we will go beyond how the program works to include organizational strategies and tips to hyperlink to other notebooks and files, integrating with the rest of MS Office including linking to Outlook with Tasks to add reminders, Meeting notes that integrate with Skype for Business and other meetings, and other tips to boost the power of OneNote.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Wed afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    Have you been asked to put together a PowerPoint presentation, but you're not sure how to start? Take this short course and learn the basics, including how to use the new 2016 interface to create slides and put content on them; format and custom design the slides; and prepare speaker notes and handouts.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

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

    A properly designed database makes it easier to work with up-to-date, accurate information. Investing the time required to learn the principles of good relational database design ensures that you will end up with a database that meets your needs and can easily accommodate change. This new workshop provides guidelines for planning an Access database.

    • 1:00 - 5:00 pm   Thurs afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This Microsoft led workshop on Azure Serverless Computing explains how developers can build applications faster by eliminating the need to manage infrastructure and automatically provision and scale the infrastructure required to run code. This approach enables developers to increase their focus on the business logic and deliver more value to the core of the business.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Thurs afternoon
    • 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.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Tuesday (lunch on your own)
    • 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.

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

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Thursday, October 31, 2019

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

    In this 2-hour short course you will learn how to comfortably move around in the Excel 2016 environment. Additional topics will include entering text and values in a worksheet, basic formatting, printing and using Help.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs 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   Thurs afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 3-hour course learn how to create and work with Access forms. Create a new form using the form wizard and explore layout and design view. Add and modify form controls including a calculated control and lookup control. Learn about control properties, form properties and setting tab order.  Create a subform and learn about switchboard and navigation forms.

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

Friday, November 1, 2019

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

    In this 2-hour short course you will learn how to add, divide, multiply, and subtract by entering formulas into Excel 2016 worksheets. Other topics will include an exploration of just a few of the hundreds of functions available in Excel. We will learn how to find a specific function, as well as how to get help while entering arguments.