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Course Listing for Spring 2019

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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- 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

* 15 Openings * 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

* 15 Openings * 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

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

Access- Intermediate Part 1

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

* 15 Openings * W Apr 17 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $95 Non-UWM: $170
           

Access- Intermediate Part 2

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

Prerequisites: Registration in Access Intermediate Part 1

* 15 Openings * W Apr 24 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $75 Non-UWM: $150
           

Access-Advanced Part 1

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

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

Access-Advanced Part 2

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

Prerequisites: Registration in Access Advanced Part 1

* 15 Openings * W May 8 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $60 Non-UWM: $120
           

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

* 14 Openings * M Feb 11 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
* 14 Openings * 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

* 15 Openings * 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

* 15 Openings * 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

* 14 Openings * W Feb 13 9:00 am-11:00 am Bolton 230 Bohn
* 15 Openings * M Apr 29 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $0 Faculty/Staff: $0 Non-UWM: N/A
           

SharePoint: Power Users

This class will show advanced features of SharePoint including:
  • View site contents
  • Create a Document Library
  • Create a List
  • Edit and publish new pages
  • Customize navigation
  • Share a site
Prerequisites: Must be a UWM student, faculty or staff with a valid ePanther account and password

* 14 Openings * W Feb 20 9:00 am-11:00 am Bolton 230 Bohn
* 15 Openings * M May 6 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $0 Faculty/Staff: $0 Non-UWM: N/A
           

Graphics & Publishing

InDesign: 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: 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 * R Apr 18 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $110 Non-UWM: $200
           

InDesign: Part 2

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

Prerequisites: Registration in InDesign: Part 1

* 15 Openings * R Apr 25 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $90 Non-UWM: $180
           

InDesign: Part 3

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

Prerequisites: Registration in InDesign: Part 1 & 2

* 15 Openings * R May 2 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $10 Faculty/Staff: $60 Non-UWM: $120
           

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

* 15 Openings * M Mar 25 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

* 15 Openings * M Apr 1 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

* 15 Openings * 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

* 15 Openings * 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

* 15 Openings * 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

* 14 Openings * 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

* 14 Openings * 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

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

Excel-Advanced Part 2

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

Prerequisites: Registration in Excel Advanced Part 1

* 14 Openings * T Apr 30 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $90 Non-UWM: $180