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Course Listing for Spring 2019

Rate Information

  • 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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Database & Reporting

Access- Basic Part 1

Access is Microsoft's database tool. In this 3 part course (see Access 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

Class Over W Feb 27 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $95 Non-UWM: $170
           

Access- Basic Part 2

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

Prerequisites: Registration in Access Basic Part 1

Class Over W Mar 6 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $75 Non-UWM: $150
           

Access- Basic Part 3

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

Prerequisites: Registration in Access Basic Part 1 and 2

Class Over W Mar 13 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $10 Faculty/Staff: $50 Non-UWM: $100
           

Email, Calendar & File Storage

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

Class Over M Feb 11 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
Class Over F Apr 5 9:00 am-11:00 am Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $0 Faculty/Staff: $0 Non-UWM: N/A
           

Outlook: Fundamentals

Learn to use Microsoft Outlook, 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 W Apr 3 9:00 am-11:00 am Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $0 Faculty/Staff: $0 Non-UWM: N/A
           

Outlook: Power Users

Learn some power moves for Microsoft Outlook. 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 W Apr 10 9:00 am-11:00 am Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $0 Faculty/Staff: $0 Non-UWM: N/A
           

SharePoint: Fundamentals

Using SharePoint in Office 365, learn to use components of a typical SharePoint site including:
  • Locate, follow and view a site
  • Navigate a site
  • Search within a site, library or list
  • Upload, add, edit and delete files using the Documents Library
  • Delete and recover files
  • Share files, collaboratively edit files and utilize document management tools
  • View, edit, sort and filter a 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 W Feb 13 9:00 am-11:00 am Bolton 230 Bohn
* 7 Openings * M Apr 29 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $0 Faculty/Staff: $0 Non-UWM: N/A
           

Graphics & Publishing

Photoshop: 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 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

Class Over M Apr 1 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $110 Non-UWM: $200
           

Photoshop: Part 2

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

Prerequisites: Registration in Photoshop:Part 1

Class Over M Apr 8 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $90 Non-UWM: $180
           

MS Office Suite

Excel- 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 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 T Feb 19 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $95 Non-UWM: $170
           

Excel- Basic Part 2

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

Prerequisites: Registration in Excel Basic Part 1

Class Over T Feb 26 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $75 Non-UWM: $150
           

Excel- Basic Part 3

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

Prerequisites: Registration in Excel Basic Part 1 and Part 2

Class Over T Mar 5 9:00 am-11:00 am Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $10 Faculty/Staff: $50 Non-UWM: $100
           

Excel- 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 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 Basic

Class Over T Mar 26 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $95 Non-UWM: $170
           

Excel- Intermediate Part 2

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

Prerequisites: Registration in Excel Intermediate Part 1

Class Over T Apr 2 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $75 Non-UWM: $150
           

Excel-Advanced Part 1

Taken Excel Basic and Intermediate and think you know everything about Excel? Think again! This two part course (see Excel 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 Intermediate

Class Over T Apr 23 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $110 Non-UWM: $200