EOD March 2012 Classes, Seminars, Workshops

Below is a listing of the classes and seminars offered through EOD for the month of March, 2012.

VBA FOR EXCEL (2-day class) March 5, 2012 9:00 am – 4:00 pm; CG2-CTTC Facilitator:  New Horizons Instructor Learn to create and run macros, use the VB editor, learn the use of Interface Boxes, variables and Conditional Routines. Topics include: Overview and Basic Features and Setup; Programming Languages: OOP & The Excel Object Model Macros vs. Programming; Creating & Running Macros: Macros in Excel, Using Macros to Learn & Use Code, Using Macros to Learn Objects; Visual Basic Editor: Application Switching Menus - View, Tools, Help Windows - Project, Property, Object, Immediate & Module Code Conventions, Use Immediate Window Run & Debug Modules, Subs, Functions & Scope; Interface Boxes: Message Boxes Input Boxes Forms - Dialog Boxes; Variables; Conditional Routines: Immediate IF Statements IF-THEN Statements, Case Statements Loops - FOR/NEXT, DO/WHILE, DO/UNTIL; Introduction to Arrays; Functions in Excel.

WORKPLACE HARASSMENT AWARENESS SEMINAR March 7, 2012 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm; ML Main Seminar Room Facilitator: Chuck Passaglia Overview of the rights of employees to be free from all forms of unlawful harassment in the workplace. Particular emphasis on legal implications and UCAR policies in the areas of sexual harassment, intimidation, bullying, workplace respect, conduct in the workplace, preventing and reporting any form of workplace harassment. Mandatory for all employees.

EXPORT COMPLIANCE AT UCAR March 7, 2012 10:00 am – 12:00 pm; FL2-1001 Facilitator: Jeff Reaves The term ‘export’ takes on additional meaning when put in the context of ‘export compliance’ with regard to US government laws and regulations. Were you aware that in some instances, just responding to an email or having a phone conversation in a help desk scenario could be considered an export controlled event? Failure to comply with export regulations can carry severe civil and criminal penalties, both for the individual and UCAR. This session is intended to provide a basic understanding of the complexities of export, including physical shipments of items to international destinations, as well as transferring, transmitting, and enabling access to certain controlled hardware, software, and technical data here in the U.S. A review of various resources available to assist in determining whether or not a project, activity or collaboration requires an export license, restrictions, or possibly be prohibited by law is also discussed.

INDESIGN CS5 LEVEL 1 (2-day class) March 13, 2012 9:00 am – 4:00 pm; CG2-CTTC Facilitator: New Horizons Instructor Participants will work with some of the tools and features to create eye-catching printed documents using Adobe InDesign. Explore the various elements of the Adobe InDesign interface. Design documents. Enhance documents. Work with page elements. Manage objects. Work with tables. Finalize documents.

DRUPAL TRAINING FOR CONTENT CONTRIBUTORS March 15, 2012 8:00 am – 12:00 pm; CG2-CTTC Facilitator: Carl Wiedemann Drupal is a powerful content management system which allows you to create and maintain dynamic websites without having to know complicated coding languages. In this half-day workshop, participants will have hands-on experience to learn the basics of using Drupal to manage web content. This session is targeted to those assigned to editing and maintaining informational content on launched or ready to launch Drupal sites. At the end of this session, participants will have the knowledge to add, manage, and edit content on their Drupal websites.

DRUPAL TRAINING FOR CONTENT CONTRIBUTORS March 15, 2012 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm; CG2-CTTC Facilitator: Carl Wiedemann Drupal is a powerful content management system which allows you to create and maintain dynamic websites without having to know complicated coding languages. In this half-day workshop, participants will have hands-on experience to learn the basics of using Drupal to manage web content. This session is targeted to those assigned to editing and maintaining informational content on launched or ready to launch Drupal sites. At the end of this session, participants will have the knowledge to add, manage, and edit content on their Drupal websites.

DRUPAL TRAINING FOR CONTENT CONTRIBUTORS March 16, 2012 8:00 am – 12:00 pm; CG2-CTTC Facilitator: Carl Wiedemann Drupal is a powerful content management system which allows you to create and maintain dynamic websites without having to know complicated coding languages. In this half-day workshop, participants will have hands-on experience to learn the basics of using Drupal to manage web content. This session is targeted to those assigned to editing and maintaining informational content on launched or ready to launch Drupal sites. At the end of this session, participants will have the knowledge to add, manage, and edit content on their Drupal websites.

DRUPAL TRAINING FOR CONTENT CONTRIBUTORS March 16, 2012 1:00 pm  – 5:00 pm; CG2-CTTC Facilitator: Carl Wiedemann Drupal is a powerful content management system which allows you to create and maintain dynamic websites without having to know complicated coding languages. In this half-day workshop, participants will have hands-on experience to learn the basics of using Drupal to manage web content. This session is targeted to those assigned to editing and maintaining informational content on launched or ready to launch Drupal sites. At the end of this session, participants will have the knowledge to add, manage, and edit content on their Drupal websites.

POWERPOINT 2010 LEVEL 2 March 20, 2012 8:30 am – 4:00 pm; CG2-CTTC Facilitator: New Horizons Trainer Learn advanced functions of Powerpoint to customize, enhance and transform presentations into a powerful means of communication. CUSTOMIZING THE POWERPOINT ENVIRONMENT: Customize Quick Access Toolbar, Personalize PowerPoint Interface, Customize Save Options, Apply Advanced Options. CUSTOMIZING DESIGN TEMPLATES: Set Up a Slide Master, Customize Slide Layouts, Create Custom Themes, Add Headers/Footers, Modify Notes Master, Modify Handout Master. ADDING DIAGRAMS: Create/Modify Diagrams. SPECIAL EFFECTS: Add Multimedia Elements, Customize Slide Component Animation. CUSTOMIZING SLIDE SHOWS: Set Up a Custom Show, Annotate a Presentation, Create Presenter-Independent Slide Show, Auto Repeat Functionality. COLLABORATING: Review a Presentation, Publish to a Slide Library, Share a Presentation. SECURING & DISTRIBUTING PRESENTATIONS: Secure Presentations, Package a Presentation, Publish a Presentation as a Web Page.

PRE-RETIREMENT PLANNING SEMINAR (>50) March 23, 2012 8:15 am – 5:00 pm; FL2-1003 Facilitator: Jane Gilmore This free seminar is presented by the Pre-Retirement Planning Institute, Inc., a non-profit organization specializing in financial planning and pre-retirement counseling services. Topics include: UCAR Benefits, TIAA/CREF, Financial Planning, Social Security, Investments, Long Term Care, Estate Planning, Transitions. Session is specifically geared toward those, age 50 and above. At the end of the session, participants can choose to schedule follow-up private consultations with any of the financial representatives. There is no obligation, however, should you decide to schedule a private consultation, you are responsible for the costs of these services.

Will this event be webcast to the public by NCAR|UCAR?: 
No
Announcement timing: 
March 12, 2012 to March 17, 2012