Cultivate good IT habits

This autumn, join the Office of Information Technology (OIT) for a variety of free, online workshops like SonarQube, WordPress and Cisco WebEx that offer various ways to grow and enhance your IT skills. 

Upcoming training opportunities include: 

Live Online Training

  • Google Sheets: Level 1
    Tuesday, Nov. 17, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    Explore how the new Google Sheets updates integrate with other G Suite apps and learn about additional features, including formatting options, data validation, charts, conditional formatting, and more. To register, visit REPORTER.
  • Basics of WordPress
    Thursday, Nov. 19, 10 a.m. to noon
    Learn how to create a new WordPress website or blog. In this workshop, OIT will cover many topics including setup, configuration, themes, plugins, settings, and WordPress management to help you set up your site for success. To register, visit REPORTER.
  • SonarQube: Introduction
    Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    Get an introduction to SonarQube, an automatic code review tool that detects bugs, vulnerabilities and code smells in your project code. Jeff Zapotoczny of SonarSource will provide an in-depth overview of SonarQube’s key features and best practices. To register, visit REPORTER.
  • Cisco Jabber: Your All-In-One Collaboration Tool!
    Wednesday, Dec. 2, noon to 1 p.m.
    Join OIT to explore how Cisco Jabber can be used to streamline your communications and enhance productivity by unifying instant messaging, voice, video, and conferencing capabilities. To register, visit REPORTER.
  • SonarQube for Developers
    Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
    Learn how SonarQube, an automatic code review tool, integrates with your existing workflow to enable continuous code inspection across projects. Jeff Zapotoczny of  SonarSource will provide training specifically for developers that will focus on scanner integration, rules and quality profiles, issue management, branch analysis and pull request decoration, and more. To register, visit REPORTER.
  • SonarQube for Administrators
    Thursday, Dec. 3, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    Integrate SonarQube with your existing workflow to allow continuous code inspection on your current projects. Join Jeff Zapotoczny of SonarSource for administrator-specific training that will cover an overview of the SonarQube architecture, portfolios and applications, platform security, product roadmap, and more. To register, visit REPORTER.
  • Report2Web Training
    Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    Learn how to navigate Report2Web, an enterprise report distribution, archival and retrieval solution, to find and approve reports and critical business documents for which you have access. To register, visit REPORTER.
  • Cisco WebEx Online Meetings
    Thursday, Dec. 17, noon to 1 p.m.
    Get an overview of how Cisco WebEx Online Meetings enables you to virtually meet, share content and video conference with anyone in the world who has an internet connection, including mobile users! This workshop will specifically cover WolfMeeting, NC State’s WebEx solution. To register, visit REPORTER.

On-demand Training 

  • System Access Request (SAR) Training
    Get an overview of the SAR application for campus requesters and approvers with a demonstration on how to submit requests for different connected systems. Before you register, review the SAR website for more information. To register, visit REPORTER.
  • What’s New in G Suite (Fall 2020)
    Keep up to date and familiarize yourself with all of Google’s exciting new features in this online workshop. Several topics will be covered including Google Drive shortcuts, Shared Drive requests, Google Meet enhancements, the new Google Groups interface, and more. To register, visit REPORTER.
  • Google Calendar: Advanced Productivity
    Are you wanting to explore advanced functions in Google Calendar that could help boost your productivity? This workshop will dive into specific features of the Google Calendar interface, event details and calendar management. To register, visit REPORTER.
  • Google Calendar Essentials
    Explore several powerful Google Calendar features to help organize your appointments and use your calendar to its full potential. This online workshop will demonstrate how to find available times to meet participants, add a video conference, set work hours, and configure free, busy and see all details. To register, visit REPORTER.
  • Google Drive: Create, Collaborate and Get Organized
    Learn at your own pace how to use Google Drive and Shared Drives to manage resources in a collaborative environment. Primary topics will include file organization, securing documents through sharing permissions, group editing, and using common tools throughout Google’s suite of apps. To register, visit REPORTER.
  • Gmail Level 1: More Than Your Inbox
    Get an in-depth overview of how you can turn Gmail into a useful productivity tool. This workshop will cover contacts management, chat, tasks, and new features. To register, visit REPORTER.
  • Gmail Level 2: Advanced Productivity
    Explore planned and newly released features in Gmail that can help you boost overall productivity with your time. This online workshop will cover topics like filters, canned responses, scheduling Google Calendar and Google Meet Events, and more. To register, visit REPORTER.
  • Google Forms
    Easily build surveys, plan events and gather data with Google Forms. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of creating forms, collaborative editing and viewing data in spreadsheets and charts. Other advanced features such as question validation and embedding forms in websites will be highlighted as well. To register, visit REPORTER.
  • Google Sheets Level 1: Introduction
    Get an introduction to Google Sheets and how it integrates with other apps in the G Suite. Additional topics covering powerful tools and functions of Sheets include data validation, conditional formatting and more. To register, visit REPORTER.
  • Google Sheets Level 2: Advanced
    Have you mastered the fundamentals of Google Sheets and ready to improve your spreadsheet skills? This online workshop will introduce you to advanced features of Sheets including named ranges, filters, grouping cells, and more. To register, visit REPORTER.
  • Introduction to Google Sites
    Explore the user-friendly interface of Google Sites and use the drag-and-drop functionality to help create a site practical for your needs. Workshop topics will cover how to embed Google Drive folders and files, implement customization and basic web design principles, and set permissions. To register, visit REPORTER.
  • Google Slides: Advanced Presenter Tools
    Create more exciting and engaging slideshows or tools you can use while presenting in Google Slides. Features covered in this online workshop will include audience questions and answers, automatic closed-captioning, custom timing, publishing to the web, and more. To register, visit REPORTER.
  • Google Slides: Advanced Customization
    Explore how to create a custom reusable theme for presentations that is on-brand for your purposes! See how importing PowerPoint and Google Slides themes, Master Slides, and one-click updates can transform the creative process and save you time in this app. To register, visit REPORTER.
  • Advanced Forms
    Learn about advanced features in Google Forms that can take your survey or questionnaire to the next level. This online workshop will cover topics including pre-filled form links, branching, response validation, and more. To register, visit REPORTER.

Training updates and new courses will be added to REPORTER as soon as they are available, so check back regularly. Search REPORTER by G Suite Apps such as Gmail or Slides or scroll through all of OIT’s offerings. 

For custom training, complete the Custom Training form. A technology trainer will contact you to discuss options to meet your business needs.