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Below are the U2 workshops for Jan. 10-16. Visit our web site for more.
Records Retention and E-Mail
Jan. 10, 10 to 11 a.m., Presidents Room, Memorial Union,
Learn what role e-mail plays in an organization, UND policy, and best practices for retaining e-mail messages. Presenter: Chris Austin, records manager.
Access XP: Beginning
Jan. 14, 16, and 17, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., 361 Upson II (nine hours total)
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of computers, mouse and file saving/retrieval skills. Introduces Access and relational databases; learn to create a database, work with tables, queries, forms, reports, and establish relationships.
What is an Electronic Degree Audit and How Will it Help Me and My Advisees in the Advising Process?
Tuesday Jan. 15, 9 to 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 3 p.m. (both sessions will cover the same information), Memorial Union Lecture Bowl
As an academic adviser, do you often hear from your advisees "What do I need to graduate?" An electronic degree audit feature within PeopleSoft, used to track the requirements and regulations that students must complete to graduate from UND, can help you answer that very question. Implementation of this feature will begin with the University graduation requirements and the current general education requirements. Learn the basics of the electronic degree audit system as it rolls out to campus academic advisers. Presenter: Registrar's Office.
Personnel Budget Application
Jan. 15, 9 to 10:30 a.m., 361 Upson II
A hands-on workshop for individuals who use the budget web application during the annual budget process. A walk through of what is downloaded into the budget web application, the fields that are changed in the web application, and what gets uploaded into HRMS will be provided. Presenter: Cindy Fetsch.
Train the Trainer in Ergonomics
Jan. 15, 10 a.m. to noon, Auxiliary Services Conference Room
This is a mandatory class for all supervisors (those who supervise others for the University of North Dakota). This is a new requirement by the State Risk Management Division in Bismarck. The new UND Ergonomic Program will be reviewed. In addition, an introductory explanation of ergonomics, which is to be shared with your staff members, will be presented. UND administration supports this effort. Part of our Workers Compensation discount depends on participation in this class. Certificates will be presented and attendance monitored. We look forward to as many as possible attending. Presenter: Claire Moen.
Digital Photography Beginning
Jan. 15, 16, and 17, 5 to 7 p.m. (six hours total), 211 Skalicky Tech Incubator
Bring your digital cameras, memory cards, cords, and manuals for this workshop series on how to make better use of all that your digital camera has to offer. This course is a great place to start for those who are new to digital photography or photography in general. The workshop will cover how to take better pictures, camera operation, and also how to upload and share your pictures using Picasa software. Presenter: Brian Barclay.
-- Sara Satter, U2 Program Assistant, Continuing Education, email@example.com, 777-2128