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SAP Finance: Introduction and Reports Jul 17, 2019 from 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM
A course aimed at new SAP users and staff who have received no formal training on SAP. The aim of the course is to gain confidence using SAP and to know how to run reports to check departmental expenditure against budget or cash (e.g. MIF) account balances.
Genetic Modification: Regulations and Risk Assessment Jul 17, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
A training workshop facilitated by Safety Services Office, intended for staff who are new to genetic modification (GM) work.
Guided IT Learning Session Jul 18, 2019 from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Receive help with specific IT queries at Guided IT Learning Sessions. Book an appointment for 1 hour. An experienced IT trainer will be available to help and assist you with your individual training needs. We also offer training for small groups.
SAP Finance: Journals and Manual Commitments Jul 19, 2019 from 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM
A course aimed at SAP users and staff who want to learn how to post Journals to transfer funds, and how to process Manual Commitments to set aside funds for future expenses.
SAP Finance: Everything You Need to Know About SIOs Jul 23, 2019 from 09:30 AM to 01:00 PM
A course aimed at SAP users and staff who work with SIOs. The aim of the course is to learn all aspects related to SIOs.
Recruitment and Selection Training (Refresher) Jul 24, 2019 from 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM
This course will provide refresher training when recruiting staff, the legalities and best practice surrounding recruitment and the processes used at the University of Leicester. Please note that this course is intended for members of staff that have significant experience of recruiting staff previously. There is an alternative full-day course available for those that are new to the recruitment process and require training in selection and interview processes.
Explore new ways of working with Office 365 Jul 24, 2019 from 01:00 PM to 04:30 PM
This course will introduce you to the available tools and features which can help you to communicate and collaborate using Office 365. The course will begin with an overview of the different elements of Office 365 and will clarify the terminology. In smaller teams, you will investigate and explore an Office 365 App, present your findings and demonstrate to the rest of the group. You will try out and see previews of different Apps so that you can make informed decisions about which to use for different situations.
SAP Finance: Advanced Cost Centre Reports Jul 25, 2019 from 09:30 AM to 01:00 PM
This course is targeted at existing SAP users who want to expand their knowledge of running cost centre reports, and automating the process of running and printing periodic reports.
What do statutory returns mean to me?... Are they important? Jul 25, 2019 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Ken Edwards Building, Lecture Theatre 3 (KE, LT3),
Our Food for Thought sessions are a series of lunchtime talks aiming to make staff more aware of areas of the University that they may not be familiar with, and to shed light on some of our strategic developments and challenges.
SAP: Smarter Purchasing - Buying and Approving Orders Jul 25, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
The course provides an explanation of the Smarter Purchasing Ordering & Approval system. The aim of the demonstration and ‘hands-on’ practice session for the individual is to give them confidence to use the system.
Student Lifecycle Systems Overview Jul 30, 2019 from 09:30 AM to 12:00 PM
This short session will give you a brief introduction to the different Student Lifecycle Systems and how they are used to store, administer and manage aspects of the student lifecycle from admission to graduation. SITS is the main database at the centre of all the systems and has a web interface known as MyStudentRecord. SITS also links to other systems such as CMIS (Timetabling), Blackboard VLE and Business Objects. As well as familiarising you with these systems and the terminology used you will also learn about new systems that have been recently implemented into the student lifecycle. This is a high level overview of the Student Lifecycle Systems, it is not a hands-on PC session.
Collect, organise and share information using OneNote Jul 31, 2019 from 01:30 PM to 04:30 PM
This course will show you to the potential of OneNote to collect and organise different types of information. OneNote is flexible. It can be used to organise meeting notes, to plan personal or team activities and to help you collect notes linked to websites and documents as you research them. Some teams are starting to use it collaboratively to collect and share resources and information with their team. During the course you will find out how to create and organise a notebook, add a variety of content, use tags to categorise information and how to search across one or more notebooks.
Guided IT Learning Session Aug 01, 2019 from 09:30 AM to 01:00 PM
Receive help with specific IT queries at Guided IT Learning Sessions. Book an appointment for 1 hour. An experienced IT trainer will be available to help and assist you with your individual training needs. We also offer training for small groups.
Word - Update Your a Student Handbook Aug 05, 2019 from 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM
This course is for staff who are new to creating or amending student handbooks. The Quality Office have asked that everyone who produces their Student Handbook in Word uses the template. During the training you will be given a copy of the template and receive guidance on where to save it and how to use it.
Recruitment and Selection Training Aug 07, 2019 from 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM
This course will provide an introduction to recruitment, the legalities and best practice surrounding recruitment and the processes used at the University of Leicester. The interview remains the most popular method of selection and does have its fair share of strengths and weaknesses so this workshop will also explore some of the methods to improve the reliability of the interview and in particular some of the skills, tips and methods to do this.
Word - Update Your a Student Handbook Aug 07, 2019 from 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM
This course is for staff who are new to creating or amending student handbooks. The Quality Office have asked that everyone who produces their Student Handbook in Word uses the template. During the training you will be given a copy of the template and receive guidance on where to save it and how to use it.
Departmental Safety Self-Inspections Aug 08, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Departmental Safety Inspections are an important part of the University’s health and safety arrangements. This course looks at the role of these inspections and their contribution to the safety, health and welfare of University staff, students and visitors and instructs inspectors on inspection methods, reporting procedures and remedial actions.
Word - Update Your a Student Handbook Aug 09, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
This course is for staff who are new to creating or amending student handbooks. The Quality Office have asked that everyone who produces their Student Handbook in Word uses the template. During the training you will be given a copy of the template and receive guidance on where to save it and how to use it.
Part 2: Practical Skills for Managing Performance, Conduct and Conflict at Work (Practical workshop) Aug 14, 2019 from 09:30 AM to 11:30 AM
This two part course is aimed at any member of staff who has team management responsibility (unless it has been identified and agreed as part of PDD development that it would be beneficial for you to attend this course). The course gives an overview of the University’s Ordinances, Policies and Procedures and your role and responsibilities and those of HR, as well as providing an opportunity for you to explore and practice practical approaches and techniques when managing conduct, conflict and performance issues that may arise with your staff. The course will look at both informal options for resolving issues, as well as the need to escalate to formal processes using relevant University Ordinances. Delegates are required to complete Part 1 on Blackboard, before attending Part 2, a practical workshop which will give you the opportunity to develop and practice key skills in a supportive learning environment. Part 2 of the course (the practical workshop) is available in two versions, one aimed at Academic and Research staff, the other aimed at Professional services and Corporate services staff. We invite you to attend the course version that you believe most accurately describes the type of work you and your team are involved in.
Word - Update Your a Student Handbook Aug 14, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
This course is for staff who are new to creating or amending student handbooks. The Quality Office have asked that everyone who produces their Student Handbook in Word uses the template. During the training you will be given a copy of the template and receive guidance on where to save it and how to use it.

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