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JANUARY 14, 2014

Tuesday
      • 9:30 am – 11:00 am
      • Colleague: General Ledger
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • The General Ledger course prepares you to utilize the Datatel Colleague Financial System to manage your department's financial data. You will learn how to perform standard look-ups such as GLST, ACBL and AHST and run reporst including LGLA, GLSA, GLBR and XGAR. You will also receive an overview of the Budget Cycle, and learn about key dates and events within the cycle.

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        Type: Training Session
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Introduction to CommonSpot
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • The Introduction to CommonSpot course is for American University staff who will serve as departmental contributors to CommonSpot, American University's Content Management System.

        This first class in a series will introduce you to CommonSpot access, user roles, page types, and image requirements. You will learn to log on to the system, and create News and Success Stories based on AU Content ...more

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        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
      • Advanced Prezi: Keep Moving and Zooming
      • Hurst CTRL Lab 202
      • VSPACER
      • Take your Prezi presentation to the next level. Learn to effectively utilize frames, zooming and 3D backgrounds. Solve the puzzle of a poorly constructed Prezi presentation.

        This series of one-hour hands-on workshops on the use and pedagogy of new technologies and software in the classroom offers a variety of topics each semester. For more information about each workshop, and to register, go to ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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      • 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Library Tour
      • Bender Library Lobby
      • VSPACER
      • Do you know where in the library you can watch DVDs, use iMovie to design media, or buy a cup of coffee? Have you found a quiet place to study? Come to a guided tour to discover the library's many services as well as see the research collections, collaborative workspaces and technology that can help you become a better researcher or multimedia designer.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: University Library

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      • 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
      • Introduction to Library Research
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • VSPACER
      • This is a great class for those new to AU or for those who might need a refresher on the basics of library research. Learn how to use AU's SearchBox, the AU library catalog, and how to gain access to AU's 400+ subscription databases. In this session, you will learn how to locate books, renew books online, and request books and articles from other libraries.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: University Library

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AFTER JANUARY 14

      • Wed 01/15/14
        9:00 am – 5:00 pm
      • Service Plus
      • The Gianni Lounge (Mary Graydon Conference Room 200)
      • This course is the foundation for AU's Service Excellence Program. Learn about the Service Success Loop and strategies for creating strong service-client relationships in a student-centered environment. Exercises teach you how to identify what your client is requesting and how to meet emotional needs while delivering the goods and services. Go to The Learning system via AsuccessfulU in the portal ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Human Resources

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      • Wed 01/15/14
        10:00 am – noon
      • Introduction to BI Reporting
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • American University uses the MicroStrategy BI tool to analyze trends, perform forecasting, create scorecards and dashboards, and proactively deliver timely information to users both within and outside the organization.

        In this course, you will use interactive reports or key performance indicator dashboards without changing the report structure or content, and tailor interactive reports by ...more

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        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • Wed 01/15/14
        noon – 2:00 pm
      • Maximizing Meetings for those who lead meetings- Brown Bag Session
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 245
      • If leading meetings has been a challenge in the past, come to this hands-on workshop to gain some tips on how to run your AU meetings smoothly. Just bring a meeting plan/agenda that you would like to enhance and prepare to learn three steps to a successful meeting that you will be able to immediately implement at the next meeting you run!

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        Host: Human Resources

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      • Thu 01/16/14
        10:00 am – noon
      • Introduction to SharePoint
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • Managing your content pages on the new MyAU portal is easy, if you have the basic Sharepoint knowledge you need. Learn about the fundamentals of Sharepoint, the technology on which the portal was built. Participants will also develop content pages, add webparts to their pages, and manage existing content.

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        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • Thu 01/16/14
        10:00 am – noon
      • Preventing Harassment, Promoting Respect: Staff
      • The Gianni Lounge (Mary Graydon Conference Room 200)
      • These briefings are intended to prevent workplace discrimination and harassment – racial, ethnic, sexual, or otherwise – and to promote respect for colleagues. Each course includes a legal update on these issues. Learn about AU policies on discrimination and sexual harassment and managerial responsibilities. Go to The Learning system via AsuccessfulU in the portal to register now!

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        Host: Human Resources

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