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

NewSkills for the Electronic Workplace (SEW) program gets a new name

The SEW brand is being retired and training courses will now fall under the title IT Professional Development (ITPD).

ITPD courses will continue to be booked through Workday, but will be referenced by course title instead of course number.

hands high fiveITPD program welcomes two new instructors (with revised course content)

Introducing new instructors:

Stephanie Longeway, Manager, Integrated Communications will lead Writing for the Web (revised course)

Tom Graham, Manager, Web Strategy, Marketing and Strategic Initiatives will lead Web Analytics for Marketing and Communications (revised course)

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

Beginning this term, course participants will be charged $75 for each missed course unless 72 hours’ notice has been provided.

Follow the details below to drop your course.


ITPD course schedule

September and October

Course name Date Location Time
Creating Accessibile Documents Oct 2 MC2060 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Excel 1: Getting Started Sept 25 & 26 MC1078 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Excel 2: Fundamentals Oct 3 MC1078 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Excel 3: Expand Your Skills Oct 17 MC1078 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Intro to Project Management Sept 25, Oct 22 EC2 1021 9 a.m. - noon
Intro to Web Accessibility Sept 12 MC2009 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Microsoft Teams Oct 2 MC1078 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
WCMS for Content Maintainers Sept 10 & 11, Oct 1 & 2 MC2060 9 a.m. - noon
WCMS for Site Managers Sept 17, Oct 8 MC2060 9 a.m. - noon
WCMS Web Form Creation Sept 24, Oct 10 MC2060 9 a.m. - noon
Web Analytics for Marketing & Communications Oct 8 EC5 1111 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Writing for the Web Sept 18 EC2 1021 10:00 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 & 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.

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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).

Register for an ITPD course
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.

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There is a $75 charge imposed on the department for each no-show.

All charges are billed to the department by Information Systems & Technology.

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


Course descriptions

The courses in the IT Professional Development (ITPD) program teach recommended computing skills to University employees.


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.

Microsoft Office and other applications

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