The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is offering a wide range of workshops to enhance your IT knowledge and skills. Join us to learn how to protect your privacy in cyberspace, create videos with DaVinci Resolve, leverage ServiceNow, and much more!
New training opportunities include:
Live Online Training
- Google Docs: More than a Text Editor
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Discover the immense capabilities of Google Docs when you create and format documents while collaborating with others in the cloud. This training session will include revision history; explore and collaboration tools; inserting and editing images; downloading, importing and publishing to the web; add-ons and extensions; offline access; and more! To register, visit REPORTER.
- ServiceNow: Working in the Platform
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Join OIT instructors to learn how to use the ServiceNow platform. The workshop will cover how to manage Incidents and Requests, use Knowledge, add Favorites, and filter and edit lists. You’ll also get a quick overview of Reports. To register, visit REPORTER.
- Report2Web Training
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday, March 11, 2 p.m. to 4 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.
- Google Sheets: Level 1
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Learn about Google Sheets and how it integrates with other apps in Google Drive. Additional topics will include formatting options, data validation, basic functions, charts, conditional formatting, and more. To register, visit REPORTER.
- Introduction to Google Sites
Thursday, Feb. 25, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Explore the user-friendly interface of Google Sites with drag and drop functionality. You will learn how to build a new site; create and organize new pages; choose themes for color schemes and font styles; embed Google Drive folders and files; add images, videos and URLs; implement customization and basic web design principles; set permissions; and publish and update pages. To register, visit REPORTER.
- ServiceNow: Getting Smart with Knowledge
Thursday, Feb. 25, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Take advantage of Knowledge Management in ServiceNow. Learn how to use Knowledge with Incidents, use the WordPress plugin to display Knowledge on websites, and request and manage your own Knowledge base, and more. To register and view prerequisites, visit REPORTER.
- DaVinci Resolve: An Introduction to Fairlight
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
DaVinci Resolve now has Fairlight, a fully-functional, built-in digital audio workstation. In this class, you will learn how to look at spotting lists, change track formats, adjust timing, record audio directly in the timeline, create submixes, set track levels, and export an audio-only project. To register, visit REPORTER.
- Data Privacy Month: Are You Being Stalked in Cyberspace?
Friday, Feb. 26, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Are you concerned about how much of your information is in cyberspace, who is tracking your data and how they are collecting it? A panel of NC State faculty, staff and industry partners will discuss the data tracking ecosystem and growing concerns with privacy in cyberspace. Attend for the chance to win great prizes! To register, visit REPORTER.
- Cisco Jabber: Your all-in-one Collaboration Tool!
Wednesday, March 3, 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.
- DaVinci Resolve: An Introduction to Fusion
Thursday, March 4, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
What is Fusion? It’s like having Adobe After Effects or Apple Motion built right into your editing system. In this session, you’ll look at the Fusion interface and work with nodes, painting, layers, keying, tracking, and more. To register, visit REPORTER.
- WordPress Content Creation Part 1: Meet the Block Editor
Monday, March 8, 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Have you made the jump from classic WordPress to the Gutenberg block editor? Join representatives from the OIT Design & Web Services team for a tour of the Gutenberg block editor and an introduction to some must-use blocks in WordPress. This workshop will provide hands-on experience using blocks, a basic understanding of the anatomy of a block, and some tips and tricks to create content in WordPress. To register, visit REPORTER.
- Gmail Level 1: More Than Your Inbox
Wednesday, March 10, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Use Gmail for more than just composing, replying to and forwarding messages. This online workshop will provide an in-depth overview of Gmail features, including contacts management, chat, tasks, and new features. To register, visit REPORTER.
- WordPress Content Creation Part 2: Building Better Pages
Wednesday, March 10, 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Join representatives from the OIT Design & Web Services team for a hands-on WordPress page-building exercise. Attendees will take a text document and turn it into a responsive, accessible and well-designed page that communicates information clearly and efficiently. To register and view prerequisites, visit REPORTER.
- WordPress Content Creation Part 3: Building Many Pages
Thursday, March 11, 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Join representatives from the OIT Design & Web Services team to learn tips, tricks and techniques to give your users a quality experience across every page of your website. Attendees will get hands-on experience turning a bunch of web pages into a cohesive and usable website. To register and view prerequisites, visit REPORTER.
- Cisco WebEx: Online meetings from anywhere, any device
Thursday, March 11, 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.
- Jamf Pro Best Practices for Packagers
Thursday, March 11, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Learn best practices on how to use Jamf Pro to configure OS X devices and install software. You will learn how to add and manage printers, best practices to create and manage AD bindings, what Dock Items are and how to add them to OS X devices, creation of No-Payload PKG packages, what an OS X Profile is and how to use it, and more. To register, visit REPORTER.
- DaVinci Resolve: Color Grading Quickstart
Thursday, March 11, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Color grading in DaVinci Resolve is the industry standard. In this class, you will learn the basics of Resolve’s Color, explore the Color page layout, adjust lift, use primary corrector controls, understand nodes, apply primary and secondary color corrections, and track and stabilize a clip. To register, visit REPORTER.
- DaVinci Resolve: A Cut Page Crash Course
Thursday, March 18, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Edit a video project in a snap with Cut Page, DaVinci Resolve’s latest addition. In this workshop, you will learn to edit and retime clips in the timeline, add a soundtrack, adjust audio, add titles, and share a project. To register, visit REPORTER.
- 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.
- Google Calendar: Advanced Productivity
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 event 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 Workspace’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 save 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. To register, visit REPORTER.
- Google Sheets Level 1: Introduction
Get an introduction to Google Sheets and how it integrates with other apps in Google Workspace. Additional topics will cover the powerful tools and functions of Sheets, including 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, Pivot Tables, 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 create and organize new pages, implement customization and basic web design principles, and publish your pages. To register, visit REPORTER.
- Google Slides: Advanced Presenter Tools
Create more exciting and engaging slideshows with Google Slides tools. Features covered in this online workshop will include audience questions and answers, automatic closed-captioning, auto-play and custom timing, 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. 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 Google Workspace 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.