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Course Listing for Spring 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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Database & Reporting

Access 2013 - Basic: Part 1

Access is Microsoft's database tool. In this 3 part course (see Access 2013 - 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

* 14 Openings * R Mar 24 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $95 Non-UWM: $170
           

Access 2013 - Basic: Part 2

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in Access 2013 Basic Part 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in Access 2013 Basic Part 1

* 14 Openings * R Mar 31 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $75 Non-UWM: $150
           

Access 2013 - Basic: Part 3

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in Access 2013 Basic Part 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in Access 2013 Basic Part 1 and 2

* 14 Openings * R Apr 7 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $10 Faculty/Staff: $50 Non-UWM: $100
           

Access 2013 - Intermediate: Part 1

This course builds on the information learned in the Access 2013- Basic series and teaches you the skills you need to further develop your database. This course is in two parts (see Access 2013 - 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 2013 - Basic

* 14 Openings * R Apr 14 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $95 Non-UWM: $170
           

Access 2013 - Intermediate: Part 2

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in Access 2013 Intermediate Part 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in Access 2013 Intermediate Part 1

* 14 Openings * R Apr 21 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $75 Non-UWM: $150
           

Access 2013 -Advanced: Part 1

This course builds on the information learned in the Access 2013- Intermediate series and teaches you advanced skills you need to enhance your database. This course is in two parts (see Access 2013 - 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 2013 - Intermediate

* 14 Openings * R Apr 28 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $110 Non-UWM: $200
           

Access 2013 -Advanced: Part 2

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in Access 2013 Advanced Part 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in Access 2013 Advanced Part 1

* 14 Openings * R May 5 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $60 Non-UWM: $120
           

Hyperion Basic

Hyperion is an Oracle query management tool that is used at UWM to access and manage the numerous queries in the Query Library and to access data in the data warehouse. This one-day hands-on course teaches users how to access and work with the Hyperion Web Client. Participants will learn the basics of creating queries and reports.

Below is a list of topics covered in this class:
  • Access Hyperion documents from the Query Library and learn valuable features
  • Use Hyperion Web Client to create and modify queries
  • Develop simple tabular, pivot, chart and band-style reports
  • Learn how to print, export, and save documents

As the focus of this class is on the Hyperion Web Client tool, this class will not use UWM data from the data warehouse. Attendees will gain experience using Hyperion through practice using non-UWM sample data.

This class requires a minimum of 12 participants to run. If there are not 12 participants registered three weeks before the class date, registered participants will be contacted and informed of next steps.

If this class is full, email learning-techniques@uwm.edu or call (414) 229-5395 to be added to the class wait list.

Prerequisites: General Access to the Query Library through the Auth App located at:http://authapp.uwm.edu

Note: You may need to request approval for additional groups in the Auth App to access job-related data in the data warehouse.

Prerequisites must be satisfied for admission into this class.


* 15 Openings * M Mar 21 8:30 am-4:30 pm Bolton 230 Flum
           
Students: N/A Faculty/Staff: $200 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

* 14 Openings * W Mar 23 9:00 am-12:00 noon 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

* 14 Openings * W Mar 30 9:00 am-12:00 noon 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

* 14 Openings * W Apr 6 9:00 am-12:00 noon 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

* 14 Openings * W Apr 20 9:00 am-12:00 noon 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

* 14 Openings * W Apr 27 9:00 am-12:00 noon Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $90 Non-UWM: $180
           

MS Office Suite

Excel 2013 - 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 2013- 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

* 11 Openings * T Feb 23 9:00 am-12:00 noon Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $95 Non-UWM: $170
           

Excel 2013 - Basic: Part 2

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in Excel 2013 - Basic 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in Excel 2013 Basic Part 1

* 11 Openings * T Mar 1 9:00 am-12:00 noon Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $75 Non-UWM: $150
           

Excel 2013 - Basic: Part 3

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in Excel 2013- Basic 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in Excel 2013 Basic Part 1 and Part 2

* 11 Openings * T Mar 8 9:00 am-11:00 am Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $10 Faculty/Staff: $50 Non-UWM: $100
           

Excel 2013 - 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 2013- 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 2013 Basic

* 14 Openings * T Mar 22 9:00 am-12:00 noon Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $95 Non-UWM: $170
           

Excel 2013 - Intermediate: Part 2

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in Excel 2013- Intermediate 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in Excel 2013 Intermediate Part 1

* 14 Openings * T Mar 29 9:00 am-12:00 noon Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $75 Non-UWM: $150
           

Excel 2013 -Advanced: Part 1

Taken Excel 2013 Basic and Intermediate and think you know everything about Excel? Think again! This two part course (see Excel 2013- 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 2013 Intermediate

* 13 Openings * T Apr 5 9:00 am-12:00 noon Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $110 Non-UWM: $200
           

Excel 2013 -Advanced: Part 2

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in Excel 2013- Advanced 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in Excel 2013 Advanced Part 1

* 13 Openings * T Apr 12 9:00 am-12:00 noon Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $90 Non-UWM: $180
           

PowerPoint 2013 - Part 1

PowerPoint is Microsoft's presentation software used to create high impact presentations. In this 2 part course (see PowerPoint 2013- 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

* 14 Openings * R Feb 18 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $95 Non-UWM: $170
           

PowerPoint 2013 - Part 2

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in PowerPoint 2013 Part 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in PowerPoint 2013 Part 1

* 15 Openings * R Feb 25 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $75 Non-UWM: $150
           

Word 2013 - 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 2013-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 * W Feb 17 9:00 am-12:00 noon Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $80 Non-UWM: $140
           

Word 2013 - Basic: Part 2

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in Word 2013 Basic Part 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in Word 2013 Basic Part 1

* 15 Openings * W Feb 24 9:00 am-12:00 noon Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $60 Non-UWM: $120
           

Word 2013 -Advanced: Part 1

If you've already taken the Word 2013-Basic series and want to see more of the features of Word, this class is for you. In this 2 part course (see Word 2013-Advanced: Part 2 for date, time and cost information for the second section), you will learn how to:
  • Use mail merge
  • Create illustrations and use SmartArt
  • Format a document in sections and use columns
  • Insert a table of contents and other references
  • Share documents and track changes
Prerequisites: Knowledge of topics in Word 2013 Basic

* 15 Openings * W Mar 2 9:00 am-12:00 noon Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $95 Non-UWM: $170
           

Word 2013 -Advanced: Part 2

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in Word 2013 Advanced Part 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in Word 2013 Advanced Part 1

* 15 Openings * W Mar 9 9:00 am-12:00 noon Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $75 Non-UWM: $150
           

UWM 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 M Feb 8 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
* 15 Openings * R Mar 3 9:00 am-11:00 am Bolton 230 Bohn
* 15 Openings * M Apr 11 10:00 am-12:00 noon Bolton 230 Bohn
           
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

* 14 Openings * M Feb 15 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
* 15 Openings * R Mar 10 9:00 am-11:00 am Bolton 230 Bohn
* 15 Openings * M Apr 18 10:00 am-12:00 noon Bolton 230 Bohn
           
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

* 11 Openings * M Feb 22 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
* 13 Openings * R Mar 24 9:00 am-11:00 am Bolton 230 Bohn
* 15 Openings * W Apr 13 9:00 am-11:00 am Bolton 230 Bohn
* 15 Openings * M Apr 25 10:00 am-12:00 noon Bolton 230 Bohn
* 15 Openings * W May 4 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $0 Faculty/Staff: $0 Non-UWM: N/A
           

Outlook 2013: Fundamentals

Learn to use Microsoft Outlook 2013, 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

* 13 Openings * M Mar 28 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
* 14 Openings * M May 2 10:00 am-12:00 noon Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $0 Faculty/Staff: $0 Non-UWM: N/A
           

Outlook 2013: Power Users

Learn some power moves for Microsoft Outlook 2013. 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

* 14 Openings * M Apr 4 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
* 12 Openings * M May 9 10:00 am-12:00 noon Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $0 Faculty/Staff: $0 Non-UWM: N/A