Training and Development

Technology & Software Training

Technology Training efforts at the University of Kentucky take many forms, but all share four basic goals: to enhance the contributions technological advancements make to your work, your department and the University, to show you strategies and solutions for doing your job more successfully, to enable you to meet and engage with colleagues, and to provide ways to assist you as you advance professionally.

HR Training & Development offers classes in many areas including desktop training, administrative computer training and online training. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced user, the wide range of topics provide an opportunity for job training, career development, and/or personal improvement.

Adobe Products

Acrobat Pro: Introduction
This introductory course will help you get started with Adobe Acrobat Professional and give you all the tools you need to begin working with and creating Acrobat documents. Additional topics ... More

Acrobat Pro: Forms and Security
Learn the skills needed to create useful Acrobat forms from scratch and from existing paper or electronic documents. Incorporate encryption and redaction to secure valuable pdf ... More

Captivate: Introduction
Adobe Captivate goes beyond just screen capture. Adobe Captivate software records all on-screen actions and instantly creates professional-quality Flash simulations complete with ... More

Captivate: Advanced Interactions
This Captivate 7 workshop is designed for both new users as well as experienced Captivate users that have not yet upgraded to the new Captivate 7 application. ... More

Captivate: Enhancing Your Project
Now that you have a basic understanding of Adobe Captivate, it’s time to add more creativity and functionality to your project. In this workshop we will discover various tools that will ... More

Dreamweaver: Introduction
This will be an introductory level class, although we will explore some advanced functionality as well. No prior Dreamweaver experience is necessary. After completing this course ... More

Dreamweaver: Designing with CSS

This class will help you understand the basic theory of CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), basic CSS formatting, how CSS is used on a web page and how to integrate CSS into a web page to ... More

Flash: Introduction
This class will cover the basics of animation in Flash, with an emphasis on Flash concepts and functionality. Experience with other types of Adobe software is a plus but not required ... More

InDesign: Introduction
InDesign is a publishing software application produced by Adobe Systems. It’s the ultimate tool for designing professional page layouts. InDesign can be used to create ... More

Photoshop: Introduction
Adobe Photoshop is a image editing software application . This course is designed to cover the basic image editing features of Adobe Photoshop. Understanding the different tools and ... More

Photoshop: Advanced Editing
This workshop covers some advanced features of Photoshop. You will learn how to work with masking styles, use layer styles to create special effects, work with filters and ... More

Photoshop: Marketing Material Design
This workshop covers several techniques that can be used to create innovative, high quality marketing materials such as flyers, handouts and business cards. You will learn how to utilize ... More

Photoshop: Motion Graphics & Animation
At the end of this course, attendees should have a good understanding of the basic features and steps to create motion graphics and animations, as well as how to export projects as ... More

General Computer and Internet

Basic Computer Skills Workshop
The Basic Computer Skills Workshop is designed for individuals who have little or no computer experience and want to improve their skills. By attending you will becoming familiar with ... More

iPad@UK: The Basics
This course is designed for individuals interested in learning the basics about the iPad and will include Open Lab time at the end of class. Participants will need to bring their own iPads ... More

Lync: Transforming Communication
Microsoft® Lync™ connects users in new ways, regardless of their physical location. Lync brings together the different ways people communicate in a single interface ... More

Microsoft Office Suite
Databases

Access: Introduction
After completing this course, you should be able to navigate through Access, identify the parts of the Access Navigation Pane, understand the benefits of using Access, enter data into ... More

Access: Forms
After completing this course, you should be able to create a form using AutoForm, modify a form in Layout View, add and remove fields from a form, add a Calculated field to a form and ... More

Access: Import and Export Data
After completing this course, you should be able to import data into Access from a text file, Excel, or another Access database, export data, capture a snapshot of a query or report and ... More

Access: Queries
After completing this course, you should be able to identify the different types of queries in Access, create a calculated field, use the Expression Builder, utilize the Query Wizard and ... More

Access: Reports
After completing this course, you should be able to create a report using AutoReport, identify the sections of a report, modify a report in Layout View, use formatting to enhance and ... More

E-mail

Lync: Transforming Communication
Microsoft® Lync™ connects users in new ways, regardless of their physical location. Lync brings together the different ways people communicate in a single interface ... More

Outlook: Introduction
This hands-on class provides you with the tools that you need to navigate the Outlook screen, work effectively with e-mail, manage your contact information and ... More

Outlook: Calendar Features
After completing this class, you should know how to customize the Calendar and Navigation Pane, adjust personal calendar settings, share calendars, use the Schedule View and ... More

Outlook: Managing Email Effectively
In this class, you will learn skills which will help you find what you need quickly, call attention to the right things at the right time, and manage your Outlook email account ... More

Presentations

PowerPoint: Introduction
After completing this class, participants should be able to navigate through the PowerPoint user interface, use the Slide Master, add clip art to a slide, format the slide background and ... More

PowerPoint: Engaging Presentations
By the end of this course, you should be able to develop multiple slide masters, save a custom presentation theme, effectively use transitions, add and modify SmartArt and ... More

PowerPoint: Graphics and Animation
By the end of this course, you should be able to insert shape objects, create unique graphics by modifying clip art elements, animate objects with motion paths, animate objects and ... More

Project Management

Project: Introduction
This course covers the skills and knowledge you will need to get started using Microsoft® Office Project 2007. This course includes entering and assigning resources, as well as ... More

Project: Working with Resources
This course covers the skills and knowledge you will need to get started using Microsoft® Office Project 2007. This includes exploring the Project 2007 user interface, as well as ... More

Spreadsheets

Excel: Introduction
After completing this class, you should be able to identify parts of the Excel user interface, navigate a worksheet and workbook, enter and edit data, build simple formulas and ... More

Excel: Charts and Graphs
By the end of this course, you should be able to create a chart from data in an Excel spreadsheet, choose from the various chart types, apply built-in chart layouts and ... More

Excel: DSUM & Lookup
If you find yourself searching through worksheets to locate records that meet specific criteria, you might want to consider using database functions to complete the task for ... More

Excel: Formulas
This workshop introduces formulas and the different elements that are required to create a formula. If you find yourself using the calculator or your fingers and toes for basic ... More

Excel: Functions and Filters
After completing this class, you should be able to use relative and absolute references, apply sorting and filtering tools, use conditional formulas and other functions, apply ... More

Excel: Macros
If you find yourself performing the same task over and over again, you might want to consider creating a macro to complete the task for you. A macro helps you perform routine ... More

Excel: Pivot Tables
By the end of this course, you should be able to create a Pivot Table, change a Pivot Table's calculation, sort and filter within a Pivot Table, create a Pivot Chart and ... More

Excel: Working with Data Ranges
If you find yourself manually manipulating cells in order to organize data into a range of rows and columns, applying filtering options maybe what you’re looking for. By using ... More

Word Processing

Word: Introduction
After completing this workshop, you should know how to create, save, locate, and open Word documents, select text and change font sizes and styles, use the AutoCorrect features and ... More

Word: Beyond Basic Documents
After completing this class, you should be able to create sections breaks, add and format headers and footers including page numbers, identify and use styles, and ... More

Word: Performing a Mail Merge

After completing this class, you should know how to create the main document and open the data source for a mail merge, sort and filter data for the merge, print mail merge labels and ... More

Other Microsoft Products

Lync: Transforming Communication
Microsoft® Lync™ connects users in new ways, regardless of their physical location. Lync brings together the different ways people communicate in a single interface ... More

OneNote: Introduction
Microsoft Office OneNote is a digital notebook that provides a flexible way to gather notes and information. During this workshop we will create notebooks and sections, use OneNot with other Office programs, understand the OneNote screen layout and ... More

Publisher: Introduction
Learn how Publisher can help you create publications with ease and in less time than you would spend using a word-processing program. After completing this class, you should know how to identify parts of the Publisher user interface, format, and print a publication, and ... More

Visio: Getting Acquainted with Visio
Visio is a universal graphics program that enables users to create and share diagrams of processes, systems, and numerical data. This course should give you a better understanding of the Visio new 2007 program screen ... More

Web Developing

Dreamweaver: Introduction
This will be an introductory level class, although we will explore some advanced functionality as well. No prior Dreamweaver experience is necessary. After completing this course, you should ... More

Dreamweaver: Designing with CSS

This class will help you understand the basic theory of CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), basic CSS formatting, how CSS is used on a web page and how to integrate CSS into a web page to ... More

Flash: Introduction
This class will cover the basics of animation in Flash, with an emphasis on Flash concepts and functionality. Experience with other types of Adobe software is a plus, though not ... More

Photoshop: Introduction
Adobe Photoshop is a image editing software application . This course is designed to cover the basic image editing features of Adobe Photoshop. Understanding the different tools and ... More

Photoshop: Motion Graphics & Animation
At the end of this course, attendees should have a good understanding of the basic features and steps to create motion graphics and animations, as well as how to export projects as ... More

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