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University of Wyoming Division of Information Technology

Computer Workshop Descriptions

Most computer workshops have been suspended until a new IT Trainer is hired.

UW employees are eligible to request access to the Lynda.com online self-paced training courses.

Information Technology offers instructor-led computer software training – classes are open to all UW faculty, staff, and students. All instructor-led workshops are held in the Information Technology Center, with one person per computer.

Registration: If you are interested in attending one of the training courses listed, you can reserve a seat by finding the course in the schedule(http://www.uwyo.edu/infotech/services/training/schedule.asp) and clicking the "Register" button. This will take you to the PeopleSoft HRMS site where you can register online for the class and pay with either a departmental P-card or a personal credit card. (if paying with a P-card in your name, choose the "Self-Pay" option. If the P-card is under a supervisor's name, choose the "Department Pay" option. Also make sure pop-ups are enabled on this page.) You can also register for a course by sending an IDR or personal check to the IT Front Desk, Information Technology Center. Please include the participant’s name as well as the name and number of the training course.

If you have any questions, please contact Information Technology at computer.training@uwyo.edu. Workshop reservations will not be accepted by e-mail or over the phone. If you are located around the state and have access to VTC, please contact us at computer.training@uwyo.edu about attending a course remotely. Once class registration is complete, users will need to contact the Outreach school to schedule a room in which to participate in the course at their location.

Instructor-Led Workshop Subjects
Microsoft Office 2013 Other Microsoft   Adobe Creative Suite 6
Access 2013
Excel 2013
Outlook 2013
Word 2013
Windows 7 New Features
WyoLync
Office 2013 New Features
Using Office 365
Microsoft Project 2013
SharePoint
Adobe Acrobat Pro
InDesign CS6: Level 1
InDesign CS6: Level 2
Photoshop CS6: Level 1
Photoshop CS6: Level 2
     
FREE Workshops
UW Survey Tool
Web Content Mgt System - Open Work Session
Computer Security Seminar
WyoGroups
Web Content Mgt System - Level 1
Web Content Mgt System - Level 2


Previously held FREE Group Presentations/Demonstrations have been recorded are available to view online. Please go to the WyoCast (http://wyocast.uwyo.edu) home page. Once there, select the Training folder – click on the appropriate course title on the right side of the screen to view the recording.


Workshop Descriptions

AM - Morning sessions are usually from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
PM - Afternoon sessions are usually from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
(check specific times by clicking on the Workshop#)

Access 2013
Course Names & Descriptions ID# Dates Time Workshop# Cost
Access 2013: Introduction
The aim of this introductory level class is to make databases understandable, and allow the participants to create a database from scratch. Topics to be covered include: database concepts, planning and designing databases, relating tables, changing the design of a table, basic queries, and basic forms and reports.
ACC13INTR  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     $40
Access 2013 Intermediate
The Access 2013 Intermediate course will provide in-depth information on queries, forms, and reports. Topics to be covered include: basic queries, complex and advanced queries; creating forms and advanced form design; and working with reports and printing.
ACC13INTER  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     $40
Access 2013 Advanced
The advanced class will explore features of Access to help the user customize and better manage their Access database. Topics include: importing, exporting, and linking data; optimizing and protecting databases; and creating basic and advanced macros. 
ACC13ADV  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     $40
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Excel 2013
Course Names & Descriptions ID# Dates Time Workshop# Cost
Excel 2013 Introduction
This introductory class teaches the basic functions and features in Excel 2013. Topics to be covered include: basic workbook skills, entering and editing data, creating formulas, copying and moving data, formatting text and numbers, working with columns and rows, using page setup, and printing.
EXC13INTR  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     $40
Excel 2013: Pivot Tables
Pivot Tables are a great data analysis tool; a Pivot Table report is an interactive tool that automatically extracts, organizes, and summarizes your data. This intermediate/advanced level course will provide in-depth information on creating, managing, and effectively using Pivot Tables in Excel 2013. Topics to be covered include creating and modifying Pivot Tables, creating Pivot Charts, using the PowerPivot add-in, and Pivot Table tips.
EXC13PVT  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     $25
Excel 2013: Intermediate
This course teaches students how to manage large sets of data efficiently. Topics covered include working with multiple worksheets and workbooks, advanced formatting, consolidating and outlining data, creating subtotals, protecting worksheets, and using logical, conditional, and lookup functions. (formerly titled 'Managing Worksheets and Workbooks').
EXC13WKST  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     $40
Excel 2013 Tips and Tricks
This 90-minute course will cover a variety of topics to help participants use Excel 2013 more efficiently. Tips to be covered include conditional formatting, keyboard shortcuts, logical formulas, absolute references, charts, formatting options, and preparing for printing.
EXC13TIPS  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     $15
Excel 2013 Macros/VBA
This advanced level class will delve into using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) to create, run, and edit macros.
Topics include developing macros, creating macros to format worksheets, designing an interactive worksheet, using macros to work with multiple worksheets, and creating user-defined functions.
EXC13VBA  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     $40
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Outlook 2013
Course Names & Descriptions ID# Dates Time Workshop# Cost
Outlook 2013 Tips and Tricks
This 90-minute course will cover a variety of topics to help participants use Outlook more efficiently. Topics include customizing Outlook, organizing messages, working with contacts, working with folders, searching and filtering, and working with Rules.
OUTL13TIPS  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     $15
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SharePoint
Course Names & Descriptions ID# Dates Time Workshop# Cost
SharePoint Site Owner
The SharePoint Site Owner training session will review the Governance document, show permissions and how to assign permissions to SharePoint assets, as well as how to create SharePoint libraries, lists, sub-sites, content types, etc.  Users will also be able to customize their site assets.
SP2010SO  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     $25
SharePoint Site Collection Admin
The SharePoint Site Collection Admin training session will review the Governance document, show how - and when - to create Active Directory groups, restore deleted assets, manage site collection objects, manage quota, run site analytics, in addition to other topics.
SP2010SC  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     Free
SharePoint Overview
This one-hour session will be a high level overview of SharePoint 2010. Come and see how SharePoint can help you and your department save time by using SharePoint to meet your needs. Examples will be shown of document libraries, group calendars, internal websites, content storage, and internal communication -- just to name a few.
SP2010OV  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     Free
SharePoint - End User
Attendees will build SharePoint components which can then be ready for departmental or team use. Topics to be covered include group calendars, document libraries, meeting workspaces, creating internal collaboration sites - wikis, blogs, discussion pages; using SharePoint search, and basic SharePoint governance.
SP2010EU  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     $15
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Word 2013
Course Names & Descriptions ID# Dates Time Workshop# Cost
Word 2013 Tips and Tricks
This 3-hr course will cover a variety of topics to help participants use MS Word 2013 more efficiently. Tips and features to be covered include: creating and working with tables, graphics, using styles, creating and formatting sections and page breaks, headers and footers, and tracking changes.
WORD13TIPS  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     $25
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Microsoft Other
Course Names & Descriptions ID# Dates Time Workshop# Cost
Windows 7 New Features
This course will explore the new features of the Windows 7 operating system. Topics to be covered include: customizing the environment, folders and libraries, new taskbar options, and new applications available within Windows 7. This course is also available on WyoCast.
WIN7NF  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     Free
WyoLync
WyoLync (Microsoft Lync 2013) is an integrated communication application which allows users to instant message, share applications or desktops from their computers, and create video or audio web conferences. This course is also available on WyoCast.
MSLYNC2013  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     Free
Office 2013 New Features
Interested in knowing more about Microsoft Office 2013? This 90-minute seminar will present an overview of the new features of the programs in Office 2013. The seminar will take place in our training lab so you can try out the features during the seminar. This course is also available on WyoCast.
OF2013NF  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     Free
Using Office 365
Curious how to use the components of Office 365? In addition to email, Office 365 provides document storage and collaboration with SkyDrive Pro and the ability to edit common documents with Office Web Apps. This one-hour session will present an overview of using Outlook Web Access and the other elements of Office 365. This course is also available on WyoCast.
OFFICE365  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     Free
Microsoft Project 2013
Participants will learn how to create and manage projects using Microsoft Project 2013. Topics include: Project basics, creating and working with tasks, scheduling tasks, working with resources, working with calendars, adjusting resources, assigning costs, and finalizing the task plan.
PROJ13INTR  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     $40
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Adobe CS 6
Course Names & Descriptions ID# Dates Time Workshop# Cost
Adobe Acrobat Pro
Learn to use Adobe Acrobat Pro more efficiently -- make your documents more portable, accessible, and useful.
Topics include creating PDF documents, modifying PDF documents, organizing PDF documents, adding bookmarks and hyperlinks, and working with comments.
ACROBAT9  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     $25
Photoshop CS6: Level 1
Students will learn to use several of the tools and features of Photoshop CS6 to work with images.   Topics include: exploring the Photoshop environment, working with image selections, working with layers, adjusting images, retouching images, and managing and preparing finished images.
PSCS6_1  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     $40
InDesign CS6: Level 1
In this course students will work with some of the tools and features to create eye-catching printed documents such as newsletters and flyers using InDesign CS6. Topics to be covered include: exploring the InDesign environment, creating documents, working with text and graphic frames, master pages, working with colors, gradients and strokes, and finalizing documents.
IDCS6_1  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     $40
InDesign CS6: Level 2
This course will cover the advanced features of InDesign CS6 to create and design documents.
Topics to be covered include: document setup, working with swatches, vector paths, working with text layout, graphics, text editing, and working with long documents - creating books, tables of contents, and indexes.
IDCS6_2  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     $40
Photoshop CS6: Level 2
This course explores some of the advanced image creation and editing techniques, and offers you hands-on activities that demonstrate how Photoshop techniques can be used in combination to create exciting visual effects.  Topics include: fills and overlays, masks, vector paths, creative image effects, layer comps, automating tasks, and resizing images.
PSCS6_2  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     $40
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Other Training Opportunities
Course Names & Descriptions ID# Dates Time Workshop# Cost
UW Survey Tool
Learn how to use UW's FREE online survey tool to conduct your next survey or class evaluation. This 90-minute seminar will present an overview to the survey tool and will be located in our training lab so you can begin creating surveys in class. * This course is available online, on demand -- go to http://wyocast.uwyo.edu  and click on the Training folder. Next, click on the "UW Survey Tool" course title to start the video.  
UWSURVEY  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     Free
Web Content Mgt System - Open Work Session
If you’ve attended the Level 1 and/or the Level 2 training on the Cascade Server CMS and you’d like some additional help – come in to the lab to work on your site. Technical staff and trainers will be available to answer questions. You can find more information about this course on the CMS Help web site.
CMS_WORK  10/28 
11/18 
PM
AM
 
201410283
20141118
 
Free
Computer Security Seminar
This security seminar will discuss passwords, viruses, spyware, hacking, phishing as well as physical and system security precautions. Come and learn about the best practices to improve security in the workplace and at home, as well as how to protect yourself from identity theft.
Computer Security Seminar Presentation (PDF format)
CSICOMPSEC  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     Free
WyoGroups
WyoGroups is a tool within Canvas (the new Learning Mgt System) that will be replacing the Groups functionality on WyoWeb. This training is geared towards non-academic units around campus. Academic units can contact the ECTL for training specific to their needs. This course is also available on WyoCast.
WYOGROUPS  Currently not scheduled. Request it.     Free
Web Content Mgt System - Level 1
Learn how to set up your departmental website using the new Web Content Management System. This two-hour session will give a basic orientation to the CMS -- you will get hands-on experience creating and editing web pages, creating folders, uploading files and photos, creating hyperlinks, and publishing a site. More information about this training can be found on the CMS Help web pages.
CMS_1  11/11 
AM
 
201411111
 
Free
Web Content Mgt System - Level 2
Learn about the additional features of UW's new Web Content Management System. Topics to be covered include using video, callouts, homepage media slideshow, faculty and staff directory, and building web forms. More information about this training can be found on the CMS Help web pages.
CMS_2  11/4 
PM
 
201411042
 
Free
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