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Training, Workshops & Events

The Quality and Enhancement Office facilitate events, training, workshops and forums across a range of practice regarding ensuring quality and enhancement of practice at the University.

Use the tabs to discover the range of upcoming staff development opportunities from the QEO.

Events can also be viewed directly in Advantage (filter by type = Staff Development):  https://myadvantage.salford.ac.uk/students/who


Blackboard Collaborate: Ultra (staff only)

Starts: 6 Mar 2019 2:00 PM
Finishes: 6 Mar 2019 4:00 PM
Venue: Online session. Any computer, on or off campus. Please go to the 'Blackboard Training' module and click the Collaborate Ultra link then click the 'Door icon' then 'Join Course Room'.
This virtual training session will show you how to use the new version of Collaborate (Ultra) as well as give you a general overview of how it integrates into Blackboard. This training session will take place in a Collaborate virtual room to give you firsthand experience of using the software.

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Introduction to Blackboard and eAssessment

Starts: 21 Mar 2019 10:00 AM
Finishes: 21 Mar 2019 12:00 PM
Venue: Peel Building LG 02/03
Remaining places: 13
This is an introductory course for new staff covering the essentials of Blackboard and eAssessment.

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Introduction to Blackboard and eAssessment

Starts: 30 Apr 2019 2:00 PM
Finishes: 30 Apr 2019 4:00 PM
Venue: Peel Building LG 02/03
Remaining places: 15
This is an introductory course for new staff covering the essentials of Blackboard and eAssessment.

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Get started with Office 365

Starts: 22 Feb 2019 10:00 AM
Finishes: 22 Feb 2019 12:00 PM
Venue: Allerton Building room C811
Remaining places: 10
The Introductory workshops are designed to get users up and running with Office 365, including:

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Get started with Office 365

Starts: 25 Feb 2019 10:00 AM
Finishes: 25 Feb 2019 12:00 PM
Venue: Allerton Building room C811
Remaining places: 2
The Introductory workshops are designed to get users up and running with Office 365, including:

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Teams & Planner in Office 365

Starts: 27 Feb 2019 1:30 PM
Finishes: 27 Feb 2019 3:30 PM
Venue: Peel Building LG02
Remaining places: 13
This workshop will focus on two of the team working tools in Office 365 apps: Teams and Planner.

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Teams & Planner in Office 365

Starts: 7 Mar 2019 12:00 PM
Finishes: 7 Mar 2019 2:00 PM
Venue: Peel Building LG02
Remaining places: 2
This workshop will focus on two of the team working tools in Office 365 apps: Teams and Planner.

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Introduction to OneNote (Office 365)

Starts: 13 Mar 2019 12:00 PM
Finishes: 13 Mar 2019 1:00 PM
Venue: Peel Building room LG 02/03
Remaining places: 11
This workshop introduces OneNote. It will cover basic use of OneNote for new users and ways to share a Notebook using Office 365.
(OneNote has not changed significantly in Office 365 but please make sure you have installed Office 365 before you attend.)

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Get started with Office 365

Starts: 14 Mar 2019 2:00 PM
Finishes: 14 Mar 2019 4:00 PM
Venue: Peel Building LG02
Remaining places: 14
The Introductory workshops are designed to get users up and running with Office 365, including:

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Working with Data in Office 365

Starts: 19 Mar 2019 2:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Mar 2019 4:00 PM
Venue: Peel Building room LG 02/03
Remaining places: 6
TThis workshop assumes you can create basic formulas and use functions in Excel. The workshop focuses on new tools in Office 365 that you can use to gather and organise data.

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Get started with Office 365

Starts: 20 Mar 2019 10:00 AM
Finishes: 20 Mar 2019 12:00 PM
Venue: Peel Building LG02
Remaining places: 15
The Introductory workshops are designed to get users up and running with Office 365, including:

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Get started with Office 365

Starts: 26 Mar 2019 2:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Mar 2019 4:00 PM
Venue: Peel Building LG02
Remaining places: 15
The Introductory workshops are designed to get users up and running with Office 365, including:

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Analysing Data in Excel

Starts: 27 Mar 2019 10:00 AM
Finishes: 27 Mar 2019 12:00 PM
Venue: Peel Building room LG 02/03
Remaining places: 10
This session introduces you to tools and functions in Excel useful for analysing data.

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Creating Accessible Documents

Starts: 10 Apr 2019 10:00 AM
Finishes: 10 Apr 2019 12:00 PM
Venue: Peel Building room LG02/03
Remaining places: 14
All documents we create must be accessible, which is a benefit everybody who uses them. This workshop explains what makes a document accessible and how to use the tools in Word to do this.

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Working with Data in Office 365

Starts: 11 Apr 2019 10:00 AM
Finishes: 11 Apr 2019 12:00 PM
Venue: Peel Building room LG 02/03
Remaining places: 11
TThis workshop assumes you can create basic formulas and use functions in Excel. The workshop focuses on new tools in Office 365 that you can use to gather and organise data.

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UBW Web Requisitioning (Agresso)

Starts: 7 Mar 2019 2:00 PM
Finishes: 7 Mar 2019 3:00 PM
Venue: Peel Building, LG 02/03
Remaining places: 10
By the end of the session you will know how to enter requisition requests into Unit 4 Business World.
This session also includes a Basic introduction to finance and Basic Enquiries.

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UBW Sales Orders (Agresso)

Starts: 7 Mar 2019 3:00 PM
Finishes: 7 Mar 2019 3:30 PM
Venue: Peel Building, LG 02/03
Remaining places: 10
​By the end of the session you will know how to enter Sales Orders into Unit 4 Business World producing invoices for University customers.

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UBW Web Requisitioning (Agresso)

Starts: 28 Mar 2019 2:00 PM
Finishes: 28 Mar 2019 3:00 PM
Venue: Peel Building, LG 02/03
Remaining places: 9
By the end of the session you will know how to enter requisition requests into Unit 4 Business World.
This session also includes a Basic introduction to finance and Basic Enquiries.

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UBW Sales Orders (Agresso)

Starts: 28 Mar 2019 3:00 PM
Finishes: 28 Mar 2019 3:30 PM
Venue: Peel Building, LG 02/03
Remaining places: 10
​By the end of the session you will know how to enter Sales Orders into Unit 4 Business World producing invoices for University customers.

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Staff Systems Induction

Starts: 28 Feb 2019 10:00 AM
Finishes: 28 Feb 2019 12:00 PM
Venue: Peel Building room LG 02/03
Remaining places: 9
This session will guide new staff to the University through the basic computer systems needed to get started in your role. The session will cover what systems there are, what they do and where to find them. There will also be information on who to contact should you need further help.

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University Induction - Welcome & Orientation

Starts: 4 Mar 2019 9:45 AM
Finishes: 4 Mar 2019 12:45 PM
Venue: The Council Chamber, The Old Fire Station
Remaining places: 35
​As a new staff member, to help you settle in to the University, we have created the University Induction programme including this Welcome & Orientation Induction event. This is a mandatory event for all new members of University staff.

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Get started with Office 365

Starts: 5 Mar 2019 10:00 AM
Finishes: 5 Mar 2019 12:00 PM
Venue: Allerton Building room C811
Remaining places: 1
The Introductory workshops are designed to get users up and running with Office 365, including:

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Staff Systems Induction

Starts: 25 Mar 2019 2:00 PM
Finishes: 25 Mar 2019 4:00 PM
Venue: Peel Building room LG 02/03
Remaining places: 14
This session will guide new staff to the University through the basic computer systems needed to get started in your role. The session will cover what systems there are, what they do and where to find them. There will also be information on who to contact should you need further help.

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Induction Event: Learning & Teaching at UoS

Starts: 3 Apr 2019 2:00 PM
Finishes: 3 Apr 2019 4:00 PM
Venue: Room 111, Peel Building
Remaining places: 29
This session is for staff involved in teaching and teaching support. We cover the Salford context; ICZs and academic programmes; quality assurance/enhancement; staff development in academic practice/digital fluency; becoming a Fellow/Senior Fellow/Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

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