Training Workshops are offered to the Providence College community on various Microsoft programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, SharePoint and Outlook. All workshops are hands-on and instructor driven. Current schedules are sent out to the campus via email, as well as updated on this site. Workshops can be designed and customized for departments based upon the needs of the staff.
To signup for a workshop, suggest a workshop, provide workshop feedback or request department-wide training, please use the form buttons on the left.
Our current schedule is as follows:
SharePoint & Photoshop for Web Editor's training information can be found here
Outlook Task Management
Download Outlook Task Management Handout
Manage all your tasks using the To-Do bar in Outlook. Configure Outlook to only show you the current tasks that you need to work on. Use the task option to track projects and multi-step tasks.
- 2/14: 9:30 - 10:45 AM in Accinno 207
Download Outlook Functions Handout
Learn new features in Outlook to help manage your mail: delete your mail using the clean up conversation option, set up email rules to automatically move mail to specified folders, use refined search options to find your mail items and move emails to the calendar to add as appointments. Create and send a distribution list to another Outlook user. Bring your questions!
Download Excel Functions Handout
Learn Excel time-saving shortcuts, manipulate data, create formulas and find out how to summarize large amounts of data by using subtotals and pivot tables.
- 2/12: 9:30 - 11:00 AM in Accinno 207
Download Excel Charts Handout
Work with the chart tools options including design, layout and format to visually define your data. Improve the clarity of your data by adding graphs and using various plot options and rotations.
- 2/26: 9:30 - 10:45 AM in Accinno 207
Using Sakai for Project Sites
Download Sakai for Project Site Handout
Come learn how to use Sakai to create and manage your group projects. Use announcements, calendar, resources and various other collaboration tools.