Human Resources

Course Descriptions

Please review the course descriptions, click the course title to navigate to the registration page.  Select the session(s) you would like to attend and complete the registration form at the bottom of the Course Registration page.  Please note, you are automatically registered for the sessions you choose. Confirmation emails are not sent, however, you will be notified regarding any conflicts or other issues. Please make note of your selections for your records.

Banner General Navigation

Banner General Navigation training is designed to introduce users to basic navigation techniques and features. This is a pre-requisite to other Banner module trainings; however, it does not grant access to Banner INB. Contact your supervisor to determine the various Banner modules required per job function. Additional training is required to grant access to specific Banner INB modules. Please check the HR website for specific Banner training opportunities.

Finance 101: GL, Finance Ops, Budget, & A/R

Introduction to Banner Finance focusing on the new Chart of Accounts, INB Budget Status Queries, and providing a short overview of Self-Service Budget Queries, Approvals & Security. (Prerequisite: Navigation).

Purchasing & Accounts Payable

Participants will learn how to create a Requisition, View, Copy or Change a Requisition, and Cancel or Delete a Requisition. Go over the process of how to have a vendor/person added that is not in the Banner database. General review of State and University requirements on payments. The importance of sending a pay approval to pay for the merchandise received in a timely manner. Contact Norma O'Bannon to schedule Travel Training. Travel training will include creating travel requisitions, creating blanket travel requisitions, and requesting travel advances.(Prerequisite: Navigation and FL, Finance Ops, Budget, & A/R)

Advanced Training for Banner Procurement

This training is meant to provide step-by-step instruction regarding Banner Procurement queries by  FOAP, ORG, vendor and user including FPIOPOF, FGIOENC, FGIENCD,  FOADOCU, FOIDOCH, and FPIOPOV to help you find the information you are looking for about your Requisitions and Purchase Orders within Banner.   We will also discuss how to process your FY12 Banner Requisitions.  Bring your own FUND/ORG info to the class, so you can pull up the forms at your own workstation as we cover the materials. (Prerequisite:  General Navigation, Finance 101, Banner Purchasing& Accounts Payable)

 

Budget & Approvals

Participants will learn the different types of budget sources, how FOAPs are budgeted, and how to create a budget transfer within the Banner Self-Service. As for approval training, director level and above or back-up personnel are required to attend. The course covers how to approve documents within Banner INB and Self-Service. (Prerequisite: Banner General Navigation, Finance 101, & Purchasing and Accounts Payable)

 

Non-Exempt Timesheet Training

This training provides an overview and details related to reporting time worked/time taken using Non-Exempt Timesheets. All Non-Exempt employees are encouraged to participate.

 

Time Approval & EPAF

A hands-on opportunity to learn time/leave approval methods and personnel actions using the HR/Payroll Banner System. (Prerequisite: Navigation)

IT Training

Computer Maintenance

Learn the basics of taking care of your computer when using the Operating System Windows 7. Attendees will receive hands-on experience doing the 10 things one should do every week/month to keep their machines running well. Among some of the steps praticed will be updating your Virus protection, cleaning out three different folders to create more space on your hard-drive, using Disk Cleanup and Disk Defragmenter, and updating your Operating System and your applications.

Microsoft Windows 7

If you are unfamiliar with Windows 7 and would like to know more, then this training is for you. This training will include Windows 7 basics as well as some interesting features that are new to Windows users like; the new Search Feature, Aero Peek, Jumplists, Gadgets, and upgrades to existing features.

Microsoft Outlook

This training is designed to give the attendee a look at the many features of Microsoft Outlook. While frequent users of Outlook may know the major features the program has to offer, there are a number of some smaller details Outlook users may not be aware. The purpose of this training is to make the attendee more efficient with Outlook.

Microsoft Lync

This training is designed to give you an introductory tutorial to the instant messaging program, Microsoft Lync. As a faculty or staff of SHSU, you will have access to Lync and the benefits it has to offer. Learning to use this program will enhance your productivity in your daily routine at SHSU.

Intro to Microsoft Excel 2010

Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel 2010, including creating spreadsheets and charts.  Attendees will learn how to: identify the different parts of the Excel 2010 screen, use the Ribbon, use Tabs, navigate through a worksheet using the mouse and keyboard, use the new shortcuts, create a spreadsheet, create a basic formula,  edit a spreadsheet,  format a range of numbers, format text and create charts.

Advanced Microsoft Excel 2010

Learn more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010, including databse manipulation and filtering. Attendees will receive hands-on experience with using excel to create a database, sorting and muliple sorts, editing and manipulating charts, using the data form and linking worksheets.

Excel Tips and Shortcuts

Learn Keyboard shortcuts, tips and tricks not covered in other Excel classes. Attendees will receive hands-on experience using alternative keyboard commands to do things quickly, using right-clicks of the mouse to expedite searches, utilizing Conditional Formatting to set rules, and creating a simple macro to find specified criteria.

Data Manipulation in Excel

Learn how to access some of the tools of data manipulation such as sorting, advanced filtering, using the divider bars, group, and outline, the data form, and creating drop down lists in Excel.

Intro to Microsoft Word 2010

Learn the basics of using Microsoft Word 2010, including creating and formatting documents and using Templates.  Attendees will learn how to:  identify the different parts of the Word 2010 screen, use Tabs, use the File Button, navigate through the document using the mouse and keyboard, edit a document, change the character formatting and run Spellcheck.

Advanced Microsoft Word 2010

Learn advanced features of using Microsoft Word 2010, including how to create and edit Tabs. Attendees will receive hands-on experience with creating Leaders, using Auto Text, AutoCorrect, and AutoFormat, as well as utilizing the Style feature, making columnar text, and putting formulas in tables and among other things.

Intro to Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

Learn the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, including creating and formatting slide presentations.  Attendees will learn how to:  identify the different parts of the new PowerPoint 2010 screen, explore the Ribbon, search the Menus, use the Tabs feature, pick a Slide layout,  move between views, view and explore the Quick Access Toolbar and test Design and Color Themes.

Intermediate Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

Learn advanced features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, including adding and formatting charts. Attendees will receive hands-on experience with drawing and modifying various opbjects, inserting ready-made shapes, working with 3 different ways to enter text, inserting and formatting Word Art, adding an Excel spreadsheet onto a slide, and creating an Organization chart.

Intro to Microsoft Project 2010

Learn the basics of Microsoft Project 2010, including how to setup a project, create tasks with how ot define project management terminology, establish the Project Calendar, enter and edit tasks, outline and link tasks, create a Resource sheet, and create a Project Report.

Intro to Microsoft Publisher 2010

Learn the basics and new features of using Microsoft Publisher 2010, including how to create flyers, business cards, and calendars. Attendess will receive hands-on experience with creating blank publications, insertign and editing text, using text boxes and zoom features, inserting and moving graphics, and spell checking the publication.

Intro to Microsoft Access - Tables

Learn the basics and new features of using Microsoft Access 2010, including how to create a table, utilize Objects and Filter. Attendees will receive hands-on experience with creating blank tables, inserting and editing text, working with fields and records, using the Quick Access Toolbar, creating a Primary Key, and Sorting and Filtering.

Intro to Microsoft Access - Queries

Learn the basics and new features of using Microsoft Access 2010, including how to create a Query, and use the filtering option. Attendees will receive hands-on experience with creating and editing queries, using the Query Wizard and the Design view, utilizing Wildcards, Comparison Operators, Date Functions and Filtering options.

Intro to Microsoft Access - Forms & Reports

This workshop recommends the completion of the  "Access: Tables" and "Access: Queries" classes. Topics include using Auto-form, form wizards, Auto Report, report wizards, and creating simple forms and reports in a design view.

Intro to Dreamweaver

This is an introductory course to web design in Adobe Dreamweaver. This course is designed for those who have little or no experience in website editing. The focus of this course will be on connecting to your personal website and departmental websites. We will go over basic website editing. Topics covered will be adding hyperlinks to pages, editing text, adding pictures, and adding tables.

Intro to Adobe Contribute

This is an introductory course to web design in Adobe Contribute. This course is designed for those who have little or no experience in website editing. The focus of this course will be on connecting to your personal website and departmental websites. We will go over basic website editing. Topics covered will be adding hyperlinks to pages, editing text, adding pictures, and adding tables.

Adobe Acrobat X

Learn the basic features of Adobe Acrobat, including creating PDF files, editing Text and Objects, the navigation pane, and various activities.

HTML I

HTML (Hyper Text Mark Up Language) is the building blocks for web pages. In this class, we will discuss the code associated with creating a simple web page using only HTML code. Topics include background color, images, tables, links, text, and headings. Understanding of this topic is key to understanding website editors such as Dreamweaver and Contribute.

HTML II

This course will build on some of the techniques that we learned in HTML I. In this course, we will go over fonts, font colors, background images, link colors, special characters, and anchors. The goal of this class is to take your existing site and make it more appealing. It is recommended that you complete HTML I before signing up for this class.

Web CMS Training

Join us in a review of our WebCMS (Website management) system and what it will do for our campus. If you are actively managing a website for a University Department, this intro will provide the baseline for future training in the environment.

 

Photoshop

Intro to Photoshop will cover basic principles for editing and enhancing photos. We will cover basic photo terminology as well as how to navigate Photoshop. Once you know how to navigate the program, we will cover editing topics such as resizing and rotating as well as red eye removal. We will talk about the history brush and how to select different areas of a photo. Layers and text will also be explained and displayed as well as brushes. You will also be shown how each of these tools can be put together in one giant project.

 

Cognos Financial Training

This will be a two part session. The first will teach you the basics needed for using the Cognos program and meet the requirements for you to have access to the Cognos program. This general session will last approximately one 45 minutes. This session will be directly followed by the Cognos Finance Reports training session. The finance portion will cover several new Cognos reports that have been developed for you to view your financial information. These reports will provide you with the information that can be obtained through Banner, in a very user friendly way. These reports will consolidate much of the information that is contained in FGIBDST, FGIBAVL, FGITRND, and even solve the problem of the difference between BDST and BAVL. It will also lay the ground work for some future reports that we are preparing.

 

PeopleAdmin

We have completed the rollout of the newest version of PeopleAdmin 7! This release significantly enhances the user experience with a more intuitive and polished look. This lab session will include a hands-on tour of the new release and instructor-led exercises of the most commonly used tools.

Human Resources Related Training

Form I-9 Training

This course is available to all personnel responsible for obtaining/completing new employee documents. Form I-9 Training will provide attendees with step-by-step instruction regarding why employers must verify employment authorization and identity of new employees, how to complete Form I-9, what documents are acceptable for verifying employment authorization and identity, and unlawful discrimination and penalties for prohibited practices.


Employee Hiring

This course is available to all personnel who assist with hiring. The training will provide an overview of the hiring process, to include: principals of equal employment opportunity and how the hiring process is affected; how job descriptions and postings are related; methods used to recruit employees; appropriate interview questions; completing the interview matrix; the Electronic Payroll Action Form and job offer; and new employee orientation.

Employee Relations for Managers and Executives

This course is available to all management/executive staff only. The training will provide an overview of employee relations best practices, to include: the importance of communication; the role of department procedures, ongoing training and feedback; an explanation of progressive discipline, including sample scenarios with class participation to resolve; the Staff Performance Evaluation form and how it’s correctly used; when to call Human Resources; and the strategy of performance improvement.

Understanding Employee Leaves

This course is available to all personnel who assist with employee leave requests. This training will provide an overview of employee leaves, to include: the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and its impacts; vacation, sick leave, and sick leave pool; the forms of leave that may run concurrently; military leave including recent changes; the Leave Request Approval form and process for requesting leave; and medical certification requirement.

 

EEO Online Training - Open Lab

This open lab is available to all employees with an “active” EEO training account.  Your EEO training account becomes active one month prior to your due date and remains active until you complete the online training. Human Resources will be available to answer any questions you might have while you complete your online EEO training in a lab setting.

 

EEO Training for Managers and Executives

This course is available to all management/executive staff only.  The training will provide valuable insight on the topics of illegal discrimination and harassment. Participants will learn about EEO laws, types of discrimination, EEO pitfalls, manager responsibilities and best practices, and how to avoid violation of policies and laws.

 

 


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