FSDP: Instructor-Led Technology

(NEW) BOX BASICS: GETTING STARTED WITH CLOUD COLLABORATION

Presenter: Andrew Labuda
   Pitt Information Technology

Date 1: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 10–11:30 a.m.
Date 2: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 1–2:30 p.m.
Location: 302 Bellefield Hall

Learn how to access, edit, store, share, and comment on files online—for real-time cloud collaboration—from anywhere in the world. Plus, discover the benefits provided by useful Box apps, like Box Edit and Box Drive.

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DOCUSIGN BASICS: GATHER E-SIGNATRES AND MANAGE DOCUMENT WORKFLOW

Presenter: Mark Mercier
   Pitt Information Technology

Date 1: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 1–2:30 p.m.
Date 2: Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 9–10:30 a.m.
Location: 302 Bellefield Hall

Attend this hands-on introductory session to learn how to electronically send, sign, and manage documents using the University's eSignature Service (DocuSign).

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IT SECURITY: PROTECTING YOURSELF AND THE UNIVERSITY FROM CYBER THREATS

Presenter: Joel Garmon
   Pitt Information Technology

Date 1: Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 10–11:00 a.m.
Date 2: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 1–2:00 p.m.
Location: 302 Bellefield Hall

Pitt Information Technology has a robust array of security measures and centralized security controls to protect the University’s network and data, but we also need your help. Everyone affiliated with Pitt shares in the responsibility of protecting the University’s computing environment. The goal of this session is to provide you with the knowledge and tools needed to protect yourself—and the University—from cyberthreats.

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LINKEDIN LEARNING: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ON DEMAND

Presenter: Vernon Franklin, Technical Trainer
   Pitt Information Technology

Date: Thursday, October 31, 2019
Time: 10–11:00 a.m.
Location: 302 Bellefield Hall

Make the most of a fantastic professional development resource—LinkedIn Learning. Learn how to search thousands of courses in business, technology, and creative skills. Create and share playlists, bookmark your favorite courses, and earn certificates of completion.

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MICROSOFT EXCEL 2019: UNLEASH THE POWER OF PIVOT TABLES

Presenter: Vernon Franklin, Technical Trainer
   Pitt Information Technology

Date 1: Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Date 2: Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Time: 10–11:00 a.m.
Location: 302 Bellefield Hall

Explore how to use Microsoft Excel Charts and the PivotTables 2019 feature to concisely summarize and manage large amounts of data for easy reporting and analysis. Manage subtotals and grand totals, group data, apply conditional formatting for data subsets, and create macros.

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MICROSOFT EXCEL 2019: WORKSHEET, FORMULA, AND CHART FUNDAMENTALS

Presenter: Vernon Franklin, Technical Trainer
   Pitt Information Technology

Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019
Time: 10–11:30 a.m.
Location: 302 Bellefield Hall

We will cover building spreadsheets, worksheet fundamentals, working with basic formulas, and creating charts.

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MICROSOFT OFFICE 2019: WORD, EXCEL, AND POWERPOINT QUICK START

Presenter: Vernon Franklin, Technical Trainer
   Pitt Information Technology

Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019
Time: 9 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Location: 302 Bellefield Hall

Three essential tools; one helpful class. Create, format, and edit Word documents. Format Excel spreadsheets and work with basic formulas. Craft dynamic PowerPoint slides with transitions and animation. You’ll find it all here.

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MICROSOFT OUTLOOK 2019: ORGANIZE YOUR INBOX

Presenter: Vernon Franklin, Technical Trainer
   Pitt Information Technology

Date: Thursday, November 7, 2019
Time: 10–11:00 a.m.
Location: 302 Bellefield Hall

Take advantage of quick tips to manage and organize your email. We'll also cover shortcuts that make it easier to navigate and perform common commands.

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MICROSOFT POWERPOINT: PUNCH UP YOUR PRESENTATION

Presenter: Vernon Franklin, Technical Trainer
   Pitt Information Technology

Date: Thursday, December 12, 2019
Time: 10–11:30 a.m.
Location: 302 Bellefield Hall

A dynamic presentation begins with sound fundamentals. Learn how to format slides, use themes, insert and edit pictures, apply transitions, add animation, and more.

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QUALTRICS BASICS: CREATE YOUR OWN ONLINE SURVEYS

Presenter: Mark Mercier
   Pitt Information Technology

Date 1: Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 9–11:00 a.m.
Date 2: Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 1–3:00 p.m.
Location: 302 Bellefield Hall

Pitt’s Online Survey System (Qualtrics) allows you to easily create and distribute surveys, collect data, analyze responses, and present results using professional-quality graphs. Learn how to create a customer satisfaction survey in this hands-on workshop designed for those with little to no experience. Topics include question types, blocks, distribution options, reporting, and more.

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QUALTRICS NEXT STEPS: DO MORE WITH ONLINE SURVEYS

Presenter: Mark Mercier
   Pitt Information Technology

Date 1: Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 9–11:00 a.m.
Date 2: Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 1–3:00 p.m.
Location: 302 Bellefield Hall

This workshop is for staff who are interested in taking their skills using Pitt’s Online Survey System (Qualtrics) to the next level. Participants in this hands-on session will use Qualtrics to create a meeting registration survey. Topics include question validation, display logic, email triggers, contact list triggers, quotas, survey flow, and more.

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TECH TRAINING ONLINE

Learn Web design, photography, video, programming, animation and more.  Made available by Pitt Information Technology, LinkedIn Learning is available 24/7 and offers free unlimited access to an online library of technology courses and other professional topics. Visit linkedin.com/learning to get started.