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Invest in Your Success

Courses will be offered on subsequent Wednesday and Friday afternoons in the OIT Training Room (Anderson LL – B46).

  • Introduction and Program Overview
  • Safe Computing
    • Review AU's Data Classification Policy
    • Protect sensitive data
    • Guard your online identity
    • Understand guidelines for professional use of Social Media
  • Getting Help

  • Image editing and layer essentials
  • Remove an object from an image
  • Change the color of an object
  • Selection tools: magnetic lasso, quick selection, magic wand
  • Filters
  • Creating type on a path
  • Clipping mask

  • Outlook 2016/Outlook Web App
    • Create, send, and manage individual and group business email
    • Create and use email templates
    • Manage group and individual calendar events
    • Serve as a delegate
  • OneDrive for Business and Office WebApps
    • Use OneDrive for Business to store, edit and share your work files and documents
    • Collaborate on Office documents with others in real time
    • Access Office Web Apps

  • Use styles and headings
  • Create templates
  • Create section breaks, table of contents, and page numbers
  • Use bullets and number lists
  • Create name/tent cards
  • Print an envelope

  • Filter and sort data
  • Conduct data validation
  • Create tables and pivot tables
  • Create basic formulas (sum, average, count, max, min)
  • Apply basic formatting (merge/center, fill color, text-to-columns, flash fill)
  • Print a spreadsheet

Fall 2018 Schedule

Collaborating with Office 365

Wednesday, September 26, 3:00pm - 4:30pm (cohort I) 
Friday, September 28, 3:00pm - 4:30pm (cohort II)

Creating Professional Documents In Word 2016

Wednesday, October 3, 3:00pm - 4:30pm (cohort I)
Friday, October 5, 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Essential Excel 2016 Skills

Wednesday, October 10, 3:00pm - 4:30pm (cohort I)
Friday, October 26, 3:00pm - 4:30pm (cohort II)

Adobe Photoshop

Wednesday, October 17, 3:00pm - 4:30pm (cohort I)
Friday, October 19, 3:00pm - 4:30pm (cohort II)