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  • Delivered July 15, 2021

Become a Teams Power User with these Top 10 Tips

Presented by Christine Irons
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What is covered in this webinar?

  • Advanced searching using Team’s built in query language and slash (/) commands
  • @mention individuals, Channels, Teams, and subgroups to quickly get someone’s attention
  • Forward emails to Teams Channels
  • Record and transcribe meetings
  • …and much more

Why should I register?

Want to get the most out of Teams? Looking for some super user tips?  These Teams top 10 tips will help increase your focus time, collaborate better with others, stay organized, and have fun! Join this webinar to find out how you can unlock the collaboration potential of Teams and establish yourself as a Power User.
  • Delivered June 16, 2021

30 Years of WorkingSm@rt: Why it Works!

Hosted by Kayla Kourounis
Guest Presenter Eric Poirier
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What is covered in this webinar?

  • What is the WorkingSm@rt method?
  • Identifying your priorities while reducing distractions
  • Leveraging the technology you already use to be more productive
  • The suite of Working Smart solutions

Why should I register?

Today, more people are working remotely, with new distractions and the difficultly of balancing work and life entirely from home. Now, managing our time and productivity is crucial to achieve our goals. For over 30 years, 2 million professionals have been trained in the WorkingSm@rt method, giving them control over their day and making them better at what they do. WorkingSm@rt® is a practical combination of behavior changing methods, best practice processes and planning, to help save you time and increase productivity. Our guest speaker, Eric Poirier, from Priority Management will share how you can transform the way you work and reach your goals by WorkingSm@rt. Join us for this 1-hour webinar to learn more.
  • Delivered May 12, 2021

Organizing Training for Associations

Putting Your Members First Through Successful Learning

Hosted by Kayla Kourounis
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What is covered in this webinar?

 
  • How we help associations and their members
  • Considerations for software training and professional skills training
  • Creating and customizing courses for your association
  • Selecting the best class for your members’ needs

Why should I register?

Professional development is a key part of many associations’ mission to put the needs of their members first. We know organizing the training can be a daunting task, especially when doing so for a large membership with varying requirements. This webinar, presented by a former association training coordinator, will give you some helpful tips, provide best practices for booking software and professional skills training, explain what you need to know before organizing a group and answer frequently asked training questions.
  • Delivered April 20, 2021

How Consulting Supercharges Your Business

Presented by Joy Neuhold
Co-Hosted by Jon Neuhold
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What is covered in this webinar?

  • What is consulting? 
  • What types of organizations benefit most from consulting? 
  • Questions you should ask before engaging a consultant 
  • How to make sure your consultant is the right fit 
  • How to navigate the quoting process 

Why should I register?

Every organization, large or small, has limitations on what it can accomplish, whether by the skill set, experience, or quantity of its staff. Engaging consultant allows your business to take advantage of opportunities that would otherwise be closed to you or require such a large investment in staff and training that it would no longer be profitable. Navigating the world of engaging a consultant can be daunting for the inexperienced. In this 1-hour webinar, Jon and Joy Neuhold will share their over 3 decades of combined experience as consultants and project managers to help you succeed in your next project. 
  • Delivered March 11, 2021

OneNote Can Do That?

Be Better At Taking Meeting Notes with OneNote

Hosted by Christine Irons
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What is covered in this webinar?

  • Using Tags to Organize Your To-Do's 
  • Keeping Meeting Notes Organized 
  • Keeping Track of Action Items with Outlook Tasks 

Why should I register?

OneNote is more than just an electronic notebook. Keep track of your notes with tags; organize meeting notes; and keep tabs on all your tasks with advanced OneNote features. Learn how to make the most of OneNote with these advanced OneNote techniques. 
  • Delivered February 17, 2021

The Quick Start Guide to Visio

Understanding How to Create Diagrams, The Easy Way

Hosted by Christine Irons
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What is covered in this webinar?

  • Visio Basics 
  • Add in Some Flare 
  • Make Your Diagram Look More Professional 

Why should I register?

Visio is a deceptively simple application. At first glance, it seems as though creating a diagram should be as simple as dragging and dropping shapes onto a sheet. A little hint: it is! That is, if you understand the nuances of the application. Join this webinar and see how simple creating diagrams can be with these easy-to-use Visio basics. 
  • Delivered January 12, 2021

Microsoft Project

Going Beyond Excel

Hosted by Christine Irons
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What is covered in this webinar?

  • Overview of Task and Resource Management in Excel 
  • Creating Gantt Charts in Excel 
  • Introducing Microsoft Project 
  • Task Dependencies in Project 
  • Resource Management and Shared Resources in Project 
  • Project Reporting Features - using Project and Excel Together 

Why should I register?

Excel is an excellent application for spreadsheet creation, calculations, and data visualizations, but when it comes to project management it falls short. Join us for our webinar, Microsoft Project - Going Beyond Excel, to see why features such as Project’s built in scheduling engine, resource management tools and visual reports will help you stay on track and communicate your progress with little effort. 
  • Delivered December 8, 2020

Making Business Intelligence Simple

with Data Models and Power BI

Hosted by Tina Abernethy
Guest host Marion Williams
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What is covered in this webinar?

  • Using PowerPivot to Leverage Data Tables and Relationships in Excel  
  • Using PowerBI to Create a Data Model 
  • Creating Useful Charts and Maps using PowerBI 

Why should I register?

Business intelligence data is key to making informed decisions at every level of business. Excel and PowerBI are two powerful software solutions that can make business intelligence simple. Learn the power of data models in Excel and data visualizations in PowerBI with this visually stunning demo. 
  • Delivered November 24, 2020

Soft Skills Webinar Series

Quick Tips To Make You a Well Rounded Communicator

Hosted by Tina Abernethy
Guest host Jennifer Fitzgerald Hansen
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What is covered in this webinar?

  • Being a Better All-Around Writer
  • Communicating Briefing Notes with Precision
  • Getting the Most out of Reports

Why should I register?

Start your journey on bettering yourself, and your team, with these practical topics centered around effective communication. We will cover written communication methods such as briefing notes and reports, and oral communication best practices. Join us as we discuss the pitfalls of bad communication and the synergy that good communication creates.
  • Delivered October 15, 2020

Organizing Training: Where Do I Start?

For HR, Managers and IT Departments

Presented by Tina Abernethy
Co-Hosted by Kayla Kourounis
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What is covered in this webinar?

  • Booking private versus public training
  • Customizing courses for my department/organization
  • Training location options
  • Software versions and Microsoft 365

Why should I register?

Sometimes organizing training for a department or organization can be an overwhelming task. What kind of training should we take? How many participants should be included and who should they be? This webinar will give you some helpful tips, explain what you need to know before organizing a group and answer the most frequently asked training questions, which will save you time and headaches.
  • Delivered September 15, 2020

Reducing the Barriers

Making your Documents Accessible

Presented by Christine Irons
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What is covered in this webinar?

  • What is AODA?
  • Principles and major categories of accessibility
  • Features and techniques in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Testing documents for accessibility features
  • Tips for converting your documents to accessible PDF files

Why should I register?

Not everyone has the ability to read and understand the content of an electronic document with ease, or to listen to a presentation that includes narration without some sort of aid.  15% of the world’s population lives with some form of disability.  In the future, that number will only grow. An accessible document is created to be as easily readable and understood by a sighted reader as a low vision or non-sighted reader. Creating accessible documents will go a long way toward making your information more accessible to more people.
  • Delivered August 12, 2020

Turning Data to Decisions

with Excel Dashboards

Presented by Christine Irons
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What is covered in this webinar?

  • What is a Dashboard? 
  • Dashboard Design – Considerations and Best Practice 
  • Dashboard Formula Toolbox 
  • Best Data Analysis Tools for Effective Dashboards 
  • Interactive Dashboard Components 

Why should I register?

Information overload prevents us from making decisions or taking action because we have too much information to consume.  But how do we break it down into easy-to-understand, manageable chunks?  Enter Dashboards. Just as your car's dashboard offers a quick and easy way to monitor its performance and let you know if you’re running low on gas or having engine problems, an Excel Dashboard provides real-time, easy-to-understand results through eye-catching reports and visualizations. This allows you to see what you are doing right and where you need to improve.  
  • Delivered July 21, 2020

SharePoint

Bringing Organization to Your Digital World

Hosted by Tina Abernethy
Guest Speaker Carol Miller
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What is covered in this webinar?

Document Libraries
  • Adding 'metadata'
  • Moving documents to another location
  • Changing permissions lists
  • "Lookup" columns
  • Limiting the errors on input calendars
  • Clean up calendars
  • Roll-up
  • Exploring filtered view

Why should I register?

SharePoint can be such a large and cumbersome technology for both the administrator and user. Often when the topic comes up, many people have only horror stories to tell! If this is you, today may be a turning point! Please join if you would like to refresh your skill or gain a new set of skills to make your job easier!
  • Delivered July 14, 2020

What’s The Deal With Databases?

A Brief Intro To Databases and Microsoft Access

Presented by Jesse O'Neil
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What is covered in this webinar?

  • Excel spreadsheets vs. Access databases – what’s the difference? When would you use each?
  • Defining and adding relationships
  • Basic queries (i.e. “Where”, “Select”, etc.) and the potential of more complex queries
  • A live demonstration of how to use a complex database, including reporting features

Why should I register?

We live in the age of information, so knowing how to store, access and analyze that information is key in every business and industry. It’s hard to know when to stick to Excel and when a database may be more appropriate. We will explore your options and when to use each platform. We will look at how databases can be used and cover features such as adding relationships and using queries. Finally, we will show you the potential in a properly created database. Join us as we remove the confusion behind using databases.
  • Delivered June 25, 2020

Launch Your Team Into Collaboration Overdrive

with Microsoft Teams

Presented by Jesse O'Neil
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What is covered in this webinar?

  • Why Microsoft Teams outperforms Skype for Business
  • Outline of Teams’ unique features
  • Channels vs. Teams
  • Collaborating using Teams
  • Hosting an audio or visual call

Why should I register?

Skype for Business will be retiring in July 2021, but you do not want to wait too long to get your team up and running on Microsoft Teams. Additionally, Microsoft Teams has many advantages over Skype for Business, making it the premier choice for collaborators worldwide. We will explore the differences between Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams and cover Teams’ unique features. We will provide examples of how you can apply this powerful tool in your business to increase your collaboration and productivity. Finally, we will go over the ways in which Microsoft Teams can be used for hosting audio and visual calls.
  • Delivered May 21, 2020

Removing the Confusion of Office 365

What Tools to Use, When

Presented by Jesse O'Neil
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What is covered in this webinar?

  • Communication tools
  • Teams Vs. Skype for Business
  • Collaboration tools
    • Yammer
    • Delve Vs. OneDrive
  • Presentation tools
    • PowerPoint vs. Sway
  • Project management tools
    • Planner vs. Outlook Tasks

Why should I register?

Office 365 is more than just a subscription to the flagship MS Office Products, it is also a jumping-off point for collaboration and teamwork. With all of the attention it is getting lately, one question is persistent across the board: which tools are available, and when do we use them? Learn about Microsoft applications you may not have heard of, and when to use them in this practical webinar.
  • Delivered April 16, 2020

Using OneDrive To Collaborate in Real Time…

No, Seriously, Real Time!

Presented by Jesse O'Neil
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What is covered in this webinar?

  • Excel: Creating tracking spreadsheets
  • Excel: Collaborating on data
  • PowerPoint: Presenting online
  • PowerPoint: Sharing presentations
  • PowerPoint: Proofing presentations
  • Word: Creating shared essay or report based collaboration
  • Tips and tricks

Why should I register?

We all know OneDrive as a basic, online storage container for files and content. But what most people don't know, is that OneDrive is the starting place to leverage MS Office collaboration features. Explore the topic of collaboration from the viewpoint of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word in this practical demonstration.
  • Delivered April 1, 2020

Microsoft Teams

The Quick Start Guide

Presented by Jesse O'Neil
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What is covered in this webinar?

  • Getting Started
    • Navigation and overview of features
  •  Working with Chat
  •  Working with Teams
    • Setting up a Team
    • Setting up a Channel
  • Working with Meetings
  • Starting a call
    • Sending out a meeting
    • Starting a call
    • Call controls

Why should I register?

Working remotely and having information at your fingertips is important now more than ever. Microsoft Teams is an excellent tool for that! Learn how to have team discussions, start video conferences, share files, and explore some of the features that will help you on your way to being more effective virtually.
  • Delivered March 17, 2020

Microsoft Word – You Are Doing It Wrong…

That's Okay, So Is Everyone Else

Presented by Jesse O'Neil
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What is covered in this webinar?

  • Tables
  • Tabs
  • Styles
  • Themes
  • Mail merges
  • References or table of contents
  • Format Painter

Why should I register?

Microsoft Word is a powerful word processing application, but what does that mean for average Joes like us? In this webinar, we will take a look at some of the most useful word processing tools available to us. We will start with some basic features that are being under-used, explore tabs and alignment, understand how to properly user themes and finally go into tables and a table of contents. This is a very practical webinar for using Microsoft Word to its fullest potential.
  • Delivered February 19, 2020

Excel Tips and Tricks

Creating Content Can Be Time Consuming, But It Doesn’t Have to Be!

Presented by Jesse O'Neil
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What is covered in this webinar?

  • 10 Magical Ways to use Flash Fill
  • Extracting Text/Combining Text and Changing Case
  • Extracting; Dates/Numbers from Text/Parts of Numbers/Extracting Hours and Minutes
  • Adding Text to Numbers
  • ​Removing Unnecessary Spacing
  • Using the Fill Handle as Flash Fill

Why should I register?

Impress your colleagues with your Excel prowess with these easy-to-use tips and tricks! Attend this webinar if you would like a glimpse into some of the lesser-known applications of Excel's efficiency features. You will get practical demonstrations of how to use Excel's Flash Fill and Fill Handle features. You will also be taught how to take a complicated spreadsheet and make sense of it all.
  • Delivered January 22, 2020

Pivot Tables Made Simple

Take Control of Your Data

Presented by Jesse O'Neil
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What is covered in this webinar?

  • Pivot Tables; Charts; Slicers
  • What are PivotTables used for?
  • Best practices on creating PivotTables
  • Adding pizazz
  • Analyzing the data
  • Different types of data - How Pivot Tables could be useful with these different data types from different industries.

Why should I register?

This webinar will make Pivot Table confusion a thing of the past. In this webinar, you will be taken through everything to-do about Pivot Tables. From the very basics to best practices and ending on adding "pizazz" to your Pivot Tables, no stone will be left unturned in this webinar.