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Course Listing for Fall 2016

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  • Student Rate: applies to currently-registered tuition-paying students at UW-Milwaukee
  • Faculty/Staff Rate: applies to currently employed and retired faculty and staff of UW-Milwaukee
  • Non-UWM Rate: applies to any person not belonging to the UW-Milwaukee students, faculty or staff groups; this rates includes UW-Milwaukee alumni

Please Note: Once a week we will check the status of all participants that register as students to verify their eligibility for the discounted rate

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CampusPress

CampusPress Orientation Session

This class is an orientation to CampusPress for faculty or staff moving an existing site off pantherFILE or those who want to have a CampusPress page. Topics covered:
  • Sign up for and obtain a site
  • Site URL's
  • The administrative interface
  • Selecting a theme
  • Creating pages and posts
  • Menus
  • Uploading media and links
  • Tips for migrating content from pantherFILE
For more information about CampusPress, see the CampusPress Guide site at people.uwm.edu
Prerequisites: UWM faculty or staff member

Class Over M Sep 26 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Edmond, Jacobson
* 11 Openings * R Oct 20 9:00 am-11:00 am Bolton 230 Edmond, Jacobson
* 13 Openings * M Nov 14 9:00 am-11:00 am Bolton 230 Edmond, Jacobson
* 15 Openings * W Nov 30 2:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Edmond, Jacobson
           
Students: $0 Faculty/Staff: $0 Non-UWM: N/A
           

Database & Reporting

Access 2016 - Basic: Part 1

Access is Microsoft's database tool. In this 3 part course (see Access 2016 - Basic Part 2 and Part 3 for date, time and cost information for the second and third part), you will learn the basics of using the different sections of Access to create a database. You will learn how to:
  • Plan a database
  • Perform data entry, sorting and filtering on tables
  • Create tables in design view
  • Use queries to answer questions
  • Create user-friendly forms
  • Use the wizard to create grouped reports
Prerequisites: Windows experience

* 15 Openings * T Oct 25 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $95 Non-UWM: $170
           

Access 2016 - Basic: Part 2

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in Access 2016 Basic Part 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in Access 2016 Basic Part 1

* 15 Openings * T Nov 1 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $75 Non-UWM: $150
           

Access 2016 - Basic: Part 3

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in Access 2016 Basic Part 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in Access 2016 Basic Part 1 and 2

* 15 Openings * T Nov 8 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $10 Faculty/Staff: $50 Non-UWM: $100
           

Access 2016 - Intermediate: Part 1

This course builds on the information learned in the Access 2016- Basic series and teaches you the skills you need to further develop your database. This course is in two parts (see Access 2016 - Intermediate Part 2 for date, time and cost information) you will learn how to:
  • Create relationships
  • Use different join types
  • Create and modify lookup fields in tables
  • Create complex queries that involve multiple tables and calculations
  • Utilize advanced form design to allow data entry into multiple tables from one form
  • Print and customize reports
Prerequisites: Knowledge of topics in Access 2016 - Basic

* 15 Openings * T Nov 15 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $95 Non-UWM: $170
           

Access 2016 - Intermediate: Part 2

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in Access 2016 Intermediate Part 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in Access 2016 Intermediate Part 1

* 15 Openings * T Nov 22 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $75 Non-UWM: $150
           

Access 2016 -Advanced: Part 1

This course builds on the information learned in the Access 2016- Intermediate series and teaches you advanced skills you need to enhance your database. This course is in two parts (see Access 2016 - Advanced Part 2 for date, time and cost information) you will learn how to:
  • Create action queries that physically change the data in your tables
  • Use macros to automate processes and to create user-driven actions
  • Import and Export information
  • Use database management tools to keep your database backed up and compacted
Prerequisites: Knowledge of topics in Access 2016 - Intermediate

* 15 Openings * T Dec 6 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $110 Non-UWM: $200
           

Access 2016 -Advanced: Part 2

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in Access 2016 Advanced Part 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in Access 2016 Advanced Part 1

* 15 Openings * T Dec 13 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $60 Non-UWM: $120
           

Desktop Operating Systems

Getting Started with Windows 10

NEW! Learn the ins and outs of Windows 10 and become proficient in the topics below:
  • What is an Operating System
  • Windows 10 Interface
  • Personalization and Settings
  • Using Windows 10
  • Tips and Tricks
Prerequisites: Experience with navigating in a Windows operating system

* 15 Openings * T Nov 1 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Hay
* 14 Openings * T Dec 6 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Hay
           
Students: $6 Faculty/Staff: $21 Non-UWM: N/A
           

E-Mail, Calendar & File Storage

Office 365: Email

Learn to use Microsoft Office 365, UWM's collaboration tool. In this course, learn to use Office 365 for email, including:
  • Reading and responding to email
  • Composing messages
  • Sending attachments
  • Using folders
  • Sharing folders and working with group accounts
  • Using categories
  • Searching
  • Working with contacts
  • Creating signatures, rules and automatic responses
For the full handout used in this training course, please visit the On Demand page.

Prerequisites: Must be a UWM student, faculty or staff with a valid ePanther account and password

Class Over T Sep 20 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Hay
* 14 Openings * T Nov 15 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Hay
           
Students: $0 Faculty/Staff: $0 Non-UWM: N/A
           

Office 365:Calendar

Learn to use Microsoft Office 365, UWM's collaboration tool. In this course, learn to use Office 365 for calendaring, including:
  • Navigating the calendar and setting the view
  • Creating calendar events
  • Adding people and rooms to a meeting
  • Responding to calendar invitations
  • Creating new calendars and groups
  • Sharing your calendar
  • Working with a shared calendar
  • Calendar settings
For the full handout used in this training course, please visit the On Demand page.

Prerequisites: Must be a UWM student, faculty or staff with a valid ePanther account and password

Class Over T Sep 27 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Hay
* 15 Openings * T Nov 22 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Hay
           
Students: $0 Faculty/Staff: $0 Non-UWM: N/A
           

Office 365:OneDrive

Learn to use Microsoft Office 365, UWM's collaboration tool. In this course, learn to use OneDrive, the file storage app, including:
  • Uploading and downloading files
  • Creating new files
  • Adding new folders
  • Copying, moving, editing, deleting and renaming files
  • Sharing files and file permissions
  • Using simultaneous editing
  • Versioning, checking in and out and alerts
  • Synching to a computer
For the full handout used in this training course, please visit the On Demand page.

Prerequisites: Must be a UWM student, faculty or staff with a valid ePanther account and password

* 10 Openings * T Oct 4 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Hay
* 13 Openings * T Oct 25 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Hay
* 15 Openings * R Nov 10 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Hay
* 15 Openings * T Nov 29 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Hay
           
Students: $0 Faculty/Staff: $0 Non-UWM: N/A
           

Outlook 2016: Fundamentals

Learn to use Microsoft Outlook 2016, the desktop client for accessing your UWM email and calendar. In this course, you will learn:
  • Client vs. server settings
  • Working screen and views
  • Reading, writing and organizing email messages
  • Searching your mailbox
  • Creating calendar entries
  • Responding to calendar invites
  • Sharing a calendar
  • Email settings such as signature, spell check and automatic replies
  • Calendar settings
For the full handout used in this training course, please visit the On Demand page.

Prerequisites: Must be a UWM student, faculty or staff with a valid ePanther account and password

Class Over M Sep 19 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
* 15 Openings * M Nov 21 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $0 Faculty/Staff: $0 Non-UWM: N/A
           

Outlook 2016: Power Users

Learn some power moves for Microsoft Outlook 2016. In this course, you will learn:
  • Advanced views
  • Email templates, conditional formatting, mail merge and quick steps
  • Sharing email folders and shared mailboxes
  • Archiving email
  • Contact groups
  • Sharing contacts
  • Searching the calendar
  • Working as a calendar delegate
For the full handout used in this training course, please visit the On Demand page.

Prerequisites: Must be a UWM student, faculty or staff with a valid ePanther account and password

Class Over M Sep 26 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
* 14 Openings * M Nov 28 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $0 Faculty/Staff: $0 Non-UWM: N/A
           

SharePoint: Fundamentals

NEW! Using SharePoint in Office 365, learn to use components of a typical SharePoint site including:
  • Locate, follow and view a site
  • Navigate a site
  • Upload, add, edit and delete files using a Documents Library
  • Delete and recover files
  • Share files, collaboratively edit files and utilize document management tools
  • View, sort and filter a list
  • Add, edit, delete and create a view for a list
  • Search within a site, library or list
For the full handout used in this training course, please visit the On Demand page.

Prerequisites: Must be a UWM student, faculty or staff with a valid ePanther account and password

Class Over R Sep 22 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
* 4 Openings * M Oct 24 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
* 10 Openings * R Nov 17 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
* 13 Openings * W Dec 7 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $0 Faculty/Staff: $0 Non-UWM: N/A
           

Graphics & Publishing

InDesign CC: Part 1

InDesign is Adobe's desktop publishing product, used to design and layout print promotional or informational materials. This course, offered in 3 parts (see InDesign CC: Part 2 and Part 3 for date, time and cost) covers how to:
  • Use the InDesign environment
  • Work with basic documents including text frames and graphics
  • Position and transform objects
  • Use master pages and layers in multi-page documents
  • Work with text formatting and flow
  • Add graphics and colors
  • Finalize and print documents
Prerequisites: A basic knowledge of computers

* 15 Openings * M Oct 31 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $110 Non-UWM: $200
           

InDesign CC: Part 2

This course is a continuation of the topics covered in InDesign CC: Part 1

Prerequisites: Registration in InDesign CC: Part 1

* 15 Openings * M Nov 7 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $90 Non-UWM: $180
           

InDesign CC: Part 3

This course is a continuation of the topics covered in InDesign CC: Part 1

Prerequisites: Registration in InDesign CC: Part 1 & 2

* 15 Openings * M Nov 14 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $10 Faculty/Staff: $60 Non-UWM: $120
           

Photoshop CC: Part 1

Photoshop is a powerful image-editing program used to produce sophisticated graphics for the Web and print. This two part course (see Photoshop CC Part 2 for date, time and cost information for the second part) will cover how to:
  • Use the Photoshop environment
  • Work with images and selections
  • Resize images
  • Basic image adjustments
  • Manipulate layers
  • Retouch images
Prerequisites: A basic knowledge of computers

* 15 Openings * R Oct 27 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $110 Non-UWM: $200
           

Photoshop CC: Part 2

This course is a continuation of the topics covered in Photoshop CC: Part 1

Prerequisites: Registration in Photoshop CC:Part 1

* 15 Openings * R Nov 3 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $90 Non-UWM: $180
           

MS Office Suite

Excel 2016 - Basic: Part 1

Excel is Microsoft's spreadsheet program, commonly used to store and work with mathematical data and charts. In this 3 part course (see Excel 2016- Basic Part 2 and Part 3 for date, time and cost information for the second and third parts), you will learn how to:
  • Enter and edit data
  • Modify worksheets
  • Use functions
  • Format worksheets
  • Create charts
  • Work with graphics
  • Print options
Prerequisites: Windows experience

Class Over W Sep 28 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $95 Non-UWM: $170
           

Excel 2016 - Basic: Part 2

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in Excel 2016 - Basic 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in Excel 2016 Basic Part 1

* 13 Openings * W Oct 5 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $75 Non-UWM: $150
           

Excel 2016 - Basic: Part 3

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in Excel 2016- Basic 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in Excel 2016 Basic Part 1 and Part 2

* 13 Openings * W Oct 12 9:00 am-11:00 am Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $10 Faculty/Staff: $50 Non-UWM: $100
           

Excel 2016 - Intermediate: Part 1

This course will help you increase your Excel skills after you have taken the Basic course. In this 2 part course (see Excel 2016- Intermediate Part 2 for date, time and cost information for the second part), you will learn how to:
  • Manage multiple worksheets and large workbooks
  • Link data between worksheets and workbooks
  • Apply advanced formatting
  • Create outlines and subtotals
  • Define and use cell and range names
  • Structure data in a table
  • Audit formulas
Prerequisites: Knowledge of topics in Excel 2016 Basic

* 14 Openings * W Oct 26 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $95 Non-UWM: $170
           

Excel 2016 - Intermediate: Part 2

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in Excel 2016- Intermediate 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in Excel 2016 Intermediate Part 1

* 14 Openings * W Nov 2 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $75 Non-UWM: $150
           

Excel 2016 -Advanced: Part 1

Taken Excel 2016 Basic and Intermediate and think you know everything about Excel? Think again! This two part course (see Excel 2016- Advanced Part 2 for date, time and cost information for the second part) covers how to:
  • Use advanced functions on text and date fields
  • Set up and use lookups and data tables
  • Create and use data validation rules
  • Create PivotTables and PivotCharts
  • Use what-if analysis tools
  • Create macros
Prerequisites: Knowledge of topics in Excel 2016 Intermediate

* 13 Openings * W Nov 9 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $110 Non-UWM: $200
           

Excel 2016 -Advanced: Part 2

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in Excel 2016- Advanced 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in Excel 2016 Advanced Part 1

* 13 Openings * W Nov 16 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $90 Non-UWM: $180
           

PowerPoint 2016 - Part 1

PowerPoint is Microsoft's presentation software used to create high impact presentations. In this 2 part course (see PowerPoint 2016- Part 2 for date, time and cost information for the second part), you will learn how to:
  • Create presentations and slides
  • Format and use graphics on slides
  • Use tables and charts
  • Proof and prepare presentations
  • Deliver presentations
Prerequisites: Windows experience

* 15 Openings * T Oct 11 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Hay
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $95 Non-UWM: $170
           

PowerPoint 2016 - Part 2

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in PowerPoint 2016 Part 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in PowerPoint 2016 Part 1

* 15 Openings * T Oct 18 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $75 Non-UWM: $150
           

Word 2016 - Basic: Part 1

Word is Microsoft's word processing program, used to create a variety of documents for print or electronic sharing. In this 2 part course (see Word 2016-Basic: Part 2 for date, time and cost information for the second part), you will learn how to:
  • Navigate documents
  • Edit and format text
  • Create tab settings, paragraph spacing and character formatting
  • Use tables
  • Work with page layout including headers and footers
  • Add graphics
  • Use styles and outlines
  • Proof and print documents
Prerequisites: Windows experience

* 15 Openings * M Oct 10 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $80 Non-UWM: $140
           

Word 2016 - Basic: Part 2

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in Word 2016 Basic Part 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in Word 2016 Basic Part 1

* 15 Openings * M Oct 17 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $60 Non-UWM: $120