Training Opportunities

To sign up for a class, email growwithmu@marquette.edu or call (414) 288-7305. For more information on classes, visit the Grow with Marquette website.

What’s New in Microsoft Office

Explore new features in Office applications including using pre-built templates, co-authoring and editing PDFs in Word, using new charts in Excel and the new presenter view in PowerPoint.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Friday, February 3, 2017 / 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, March 23, 2017 / 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Excel 2016 Essentials

Review the basics: format cells, insert and move data and change layout, view and print options. Analyze your data in a few steps using Quick Analysis - add charts or spark lines, find averages and totals, and insert a table to sort and filter data. Use Autofill and Flash Fill to enter a lot of repetitive information quickly.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 / 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Skype for Business Essentials

Learn to use Skype for Business to make audio and video calls, transfer calls and access your voicemail. View the availability of others, chat with instant messages and turn an instant message into a call. Share your desktop remotely with others. Invite others to join a current conversation or set up a conference in advance.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 / 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Online Tools for Photos and Videos

Generate creative social media content by always collecting ideas, photos and video clips. Explore tools for organizing and editing this content, including Evernote, Google Photos, Canvas, Pablo, Animoto and Magisto.

Presented by: Tim Cigelske, Office of Marketing and Communication
Thursday, February 16, 2017 / 10a.m. – 11 a.m.

Qualtrics 101 – Introduction to Qualtrics Online Survey Software

Qualtrics online survey software is available to all faculty, staff and students. Learn to create, edit, distribute and generate reports for online surveys and explore options and features to help you build a better survey. No previous knowledge of Qualtrics is necessary.

Presented by: Laura MacBride and Crystal Lendved, Office of Institutional Research and Analysis
Thursday, February 21, 2017 / 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

SharePoint Online for Site Users

Learn how to explore your team’s SharePoint site. Upload and edit documents in the document library and stay informed about changes.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Friday, February 24, 2017 / 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, May 2, 2017 / 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

SharePoint Online for Site Owners

Design and manage a team site. Share documents with Marquette users and make a sub-site that only a select group of the users can access. Change how users view your site and explore SharePoint Lists, document versions, and setting alerts for changes.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 / 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Friday, May 5, 2017 / 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Skype for Business: Online Meetings and Video training

Set up audio and video conferences to streamline communications and share information. Make presentations and use the whiteboard, polls and Q&A, and record meetings for later viewing.

Presented by: Danny Smith, IT Services
Thursday, March 2, 2017 / 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Ask a Tech

IT Services will have one or more techs available to answer any questions individuals may have and will do what they can to help.

Presented by: Terrance Slaughter, IT Services
Friday, March 3, 2017 / 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Friday, April 21, 2017 / 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

PowerPoint 2016 Tips and Tricks

Use the visual tools in PowerPoint to present complex data in a simple and direct way. Design your image with attention to layout, font and color. Insert photos, clip art and smart art. Add animation and transitions. Use the presenter tools.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Friday, March 3, 2017 / 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Qualtrics - Advanced Features

Learn advanced features to improve your respondents’ survey-taking experience and to help you collect better survey data, such as advanced question randomization, question loop and merge, using quotas, working with embedded data, and more. Requires some experience using Qualtrics.

Presented by: Laura MacBride and Crystal Lendved, Office of Institutional Research and Analysis
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 / 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

What's New in Windows 10

Explore Settings, the Start menu, Metro view, and the new browser. Search using File Explorer and learn some useful keyboard shortcuts.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Thursday, March 9, 2017 / 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Interactive Reports for Institutional Data and Information

Learn how to access, navigate and use reports efficiently and effectively.

Presented by: Alexandra Riley and Crystal Lendved, OIRA
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 / 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Snapchat

Snapchat is an online image messaging tool for sharing pictures and short videos that has grown so dramatically and has become the key platform for engaging Millennials and Gen Z. Explore the Snapchat culture and develop skills to use on your own Snapchat accounts.

Presented by: Tim Cigelske, Office of Marketing and Communication
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 / 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Talking Tablets:
Learn the essentials of your tablet, including general setup and usage, app settings, hardware features and optional accessories.

Presented by: John Mohammad, IT Services

Introduction to iPad
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 / 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Samsung Galaxy Tablet
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 / 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Microsoft Surface Pro
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 / 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Microsoft Word Tips & Tricks

Collaborate with other authors using simple markup as you track changes and make and reply to comments on documents. Copy and paste between documents and remove bothersome formatting, as you compare or combine text, and work efficiently with long documents. Organize your document with headings and a hierarchical structure and collapse and expand parts of the document. Use hyperlinks, bookmarks, headers and footers and a table of content.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Thursday, April 6, 2017 / 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Creating Accessible PDFs

Find out what makes a document accessible. Make an accessible Word document. Save it as a PDF. Use Adobe Acrobat DC to check and improve the document accessibility.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Thursday, April 13, 2017 / 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

OneNote Essentials

Take notes, prepare for meetings, do research and collaborate with others using OneNote.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Friday, April 21, 2017 / 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Use Excel 2016 to summarize, analyze and visualize large data sets

Make it easier to understand large quantities of data and the relationship between different series of data. Use tables, Pivot tables and subtotals to summarize and present data. Use charts to display numeric data in a graphical format including new chart types in Office 365 like Treemap, Sunburst, Bubble charts.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 / 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Customized Training
Do you have a need for technology training in your department? Contact the IT Services Help Desk at helpdesk@marquette.edu to let us know what you need help with. We will work with you to customize training to meet your needs.

For more information, contact the IT Services Help Desk.

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