Latest IT Training News

At the start of this new academic year, the IT Training team are offering a selection of training sessions for both new and existing members of staff. Chief among these is ‘Welcome to Manchester Met’, an induction session designed to impart information and confidence around IT provision at the University.

Welcome to Manchester Met

  • 12 September, 10am, Business School 7.03
  • 13 September, 10am, Sir Kenneth Green Library, L408
  • 14 September, 10am, Brooks, LT4
  • 15 September, 10am, John Dalton E0.34
  • 16 September, 10am, Business School 1.25
  • 19 September, 10am, Law, Sandra Burslem, 2.05
  • 20 September, 10am, Sir Kenneth Green Library, L408
  • 21 September, 10am, Brooks, 1.66
  • 22 September, 10am, Crewe Campus, Brock 1.3
  • 26 September, 10am, Art School (tbc)

Printing at Manchester Met

  • 12 September, 2pm, Business School, 1st floor printers
  • 14 September, 2pm, Brooks, 1st floor print bay
  • 16 September, 2pm, Sir Kenneth Green Library Chat Zone
  • 22 September, 11.30am, Crewe campus, printing training area in Valentine lobby area
  • 11 October, 2pm, Sir Kenneth Green Library Chat Zone

Find Your Strengths

  • 13 September, 2pm, Sir Kenneth Green Library, L408
  • 15 September, 2pm, John Dalton, E2.44
  • 28 September, 2pm, John Dalton, E2.44
  • 11 October, 2pm, Sir Kenneth Green Library Chat Zone

Excel – Pivot Tables

  • 19 September, 2pm, Sir Kenneth Green Library, L408
  • 12 October, 10am, Sir Kenneth Green Library, L408

Excel – Graphs and Charts

  • 26 September, 2pm, Sir Kenneth Green Library, L408
  • 13 October, 2pm, Sir Kenneth Green Library, L408

OneNote – using a digital notebook

  • 20 September, 2pm, Sir Kenneth Green Library, L408
  • 22 September, 2pm, Crewe campus, Brock 1.3
  • 30 September, 2pm, Sir Kenneth Green Library, L408
  • 10 October, 10am, Sir Kenneth Green Library, L408

Effective use of emails at Manchester Met

  • 23 September, 2pm, Sir Kenneth Green Library, L408
  • 29 September, 2pm, Sir Kenneth Green Library, L408
  • 10 October, 2pm, Sir Kenneth Green Library, L408

Tablets at Manchester Met

  • 21 September, 2pm, Sir Kenneth Green Library, L408
  • 22 September, 1pm Crewe campus, Brock 1.3
  • 12 October, 2pm, Brooks, 2.02

Word – Mail Merge

  • 27 September, 2pm, Sir Kenneth Green Library, L408
  • 13 October,10am, Sir Kenneth Green Library, L408

 

We can offer training sessions outside of the regular provision.  Sessions can requested by emailing the team at its.training@mmu.ac.uk.

If you are a manager and wish to arrange a session for your team, you can meet with a member of the Training Team and we can design a training package that is right for you.

The list of training that we currently offer:

Microsoft Excel

  • Making sense of large data sets
  • Displaying data geographically

OneNote

  • Working with a digital notebook

Outlook/Email

  • Clean up your inbox drop-in session
  • Calendars
  • Your online diary
  • Collaborating using Outlook

Absolute beginner courses (by request)

  • Let’s log on

Microsoft Word

  • Personalising mass communications (mail merge)
  • Writing reports and essays

Classroom technology

  • Welcome to Manchester Met – seasonal / by request

Working off-site

  • Working away from your desk
  • Stand and deliver: presenting to an audience
  • Creating interactive resources

Tablets and mobile phones

  • Mobile devices at Manchester Met

Printers

  • Printing at Manchester Met – seasonal / by request

OneDrive

  • What can OneDrive do for you? An introduction to Office365

Overall training

  • Essential IT Skill – Online / Moodle-based
  • Find your strengths drop-in session
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