Please note: Due to the developing COVID-19 situation: all ITPD courses scheduled to the end of April 2020 have been cancelled.

Working Remotely with Microsoft Teams (Online training session)

IST is hosting an online training session on Working Remotely with Microsoft Teams; this will be an introductory course for new Teams users.

When is this happening? Tuesday, March 31, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. 

How do I join the session? Click to join the session in the Teams app or click the 'Watch on the web instead' button to log in or join anonymously. 

Questions or concerns? Please contact the IST Service Desk, or ext. 44357.

Welcome to the ITPD course brochure! Here you will find information on our course schedule, how to register, and more.

Who is the ITPD program for?

Staperson iconff, faculty, and grad students! The ITPD program offers courses in technical and computing skills to University employees. Training is delivered through instructor-led workshops, many of the courses are hands-on. Workshops range from basic to advanced skills and include courses for applications, website management, project management and more.

Registered for an ITPD course but can no longer attend? Drop the course!

dollar sign A cancellation less than 72 hours in advance, or failure to attend a workshop you are registered for, will result in a departmental charge of $75.

Follow these instructions from Workday to drop your course.

ITPD course schedule

March and April

Course name Date Location Time
Creating a Project Charter cancelled Apr 1 EC2 1021 9:00 a.m. - noon
Creating Accessible Documents cancelled Apr 1 MC2060 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Excel 2: Fundamentals cancelled Mar 25 MC1078 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Intro to Project Management cancelled Mar 24 EC2 1021 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Introduction to Microsoft Teams cancelled Mar 26 MC1078 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Managing and Configuring SharePoint Sites cancelled Apr 22 MC2060 1:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Project Risk Management  cancelled Mar 30 EC2 1021 9:00 a.m. - noon
Understanding Office 365 - A General Overview *NEW* cancelled Apr 15 MC2060 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
WCMS for Site Managers cancelled Apr 14 MC2060 9:00 a.m. - noon
WCMS Web Form Creation cancelled Apr 21 MC2060 9:00 a.m. - noon

WCMS course availability through Learn

Did you know? You can self-register for our WCMS course via LEARN.

Course descriptions for WCMS online course offerings:


If you would like a printed handout for your presentation-style course (i.e., in Mathematics and Computing Building (MC) room 2009), you need to print your own copy and/or download before the class. Attendees will be emailed a reminder and the link to the materials two business days before the course. Course handouts are available on the ITPD SharePoint site.

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Course registration

Register through Workday

Note: You do not receive a reminder email through Workday. Instead, you can go to the course offering for which you are registered, and select Add to Calendar from the bottom menu (where it says Enroll).

How to register for an ITPD course

How to drop your ITPD course registration

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Presentation rooms: MC 2009, East Campus (EC) 5 room 1111, EC2 room 1021.

Hands-on labs: MC 2060, 1078.

Includes: 20 Windows 10  workstations; instructor controlled workstation with presentation option.

No food in the labs; covered drinking containers are allowed.

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Cancellation policy

Please give at least 72 hours notice to cancel. A cancellation less than 72 hours in advance, or failure to show up for a class for which you are registered, will result in a departmental charge of $75.

NOTE: Being unable to attend due to family emergencies, illness, or inclement weather override this policy. Simply let us know if you cannot make or missed a course due to these reasons. Contact


Course descriptions

Workshops range from the basic to advanced skills and include courses for applications, website management, project management and more.


Please email ITPD

ITPD handouts

The handouts and sample files for most of the ITPD courses can be found on SharePoint. Use your WatIAM account and password to sign in, and then click on "ITPD Handouts" in the left panel.

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