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Pick IT Up Online

Pick IT up Online is a training resource for learning new skills online. Whether your wanting to learn unfamiliar software, or simply needing to brush up on your existing skills, you can Pick IT Up Online!

To login to Pick IT Up Online:

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  2. Login with your University username and password.

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Topics Available

Word 2013

  • Performing Basic Tasks
  • Editing and Formatting
  • Using Tables
  • Structuring a Document
  • Adding Lists and Objects

Advanced Word 2013

  • Advanced Formatting
  • Customizing Document Layout
  • Advanced Table Customization
  • Inserting and Formatting Graphics
  • Navigating and Reviewing Documents
  • Reference Tools and Mail Merge
  • Adjusting Document Views and Customizing the Appearance
  • Sharing and Collaboration

Advanced PowerPoint 2013

  • Advanced Slide Shows Tools
  • Sharing, Printing, Protecting and Delivery Presentations

Beginning Outlook 2013

  • Working with E-mail
  • Managing E-mail
  • Working with Contacts
  • Scheduling with Appointments, Events, and Tasks
  • Working with Meetings

Advanced Outlook 2013

  • Formatting E-mail and Configuring Message Options
  • Management and Customization
  • Mail Automation, Cleanup, and Storage
  • Collaboration and Customization with the Calendar, Contacts and Tasks

Project 2013

  • Setting up a Project
  • Tools for Tracking Project Performance
  • Resource Management
  • Communicate and Finalize Project Information
  • Task-based Scheduling

Excel 2013

  • Creating Workbooks, Worksheets, and Data
  • Saving and Printing Data
  • Formatting Cells and Worksheets
  • Formatting Data
  • Presenting Data using Conditional Formatting and Sparklines
  • Performing Calculations Using Functions
  • Presenting Data in Tables and Charts

Advanced Excel 2013

  • Creating and Customizing Visual Elements
  • Customizing Options and Views
  • Manipulating Data
  • Data Search, Data Validation, and Macros

Power User Excel 2013

  • Sharing and Linking Data, and Adding Office Apps
  • Reviewing and Protecting Content in Excel
  • Advanced Formats and Layouts
  • Advanced Formulas and Functions
  • Using Financial Functions and What-If Analysis
  • Using PivotTables, PivotCharts, and Advanced Charts

Photoshop CS5

  • Getting Started
  • Beyond the Basics

ITIL® 2011 Edition Foundation

  • ITIL® and the Service Lifecycle
  • Service Strategy Fundamentals
  • Service Strategy Processes
  • Service Design Fundamentals
  • Service Design Processes
  • Service Transition Processes and Policies
  • Introduction to Service Operation
  • Service Operation Processes
  • Continual Service Improvement
  • TestPrep ITIL Foundation

PMBOK® Guide - Fifth Edition

  • Managing Projects within Organizations
  • Project Management Overview

PRINCE2®: 2009 Foundation

  • Overview of Project Management

Interpersonal Communications

  • Communicating with Confidence
  • Targeting Your Message
  • Listening Essentials
  • Communicating Assertively
  • Being Approachable
  • Effective Interpersonal Communications Simulation
  • Making Yourself Approachable
  • Final Exam: Interpersonal Communication

Leading Teams

  • Launching a Successful Team
  • Establishing Goals, Roles, and Guidelines
  • Developing the Team and its Culture
  • Building Trust and Commitment
  • Fostering Effective Communication and Collaboration
  • Motivating and Optimizing Performance
  • Dealing with Conflict
  • Managing Virtual Teams
  • Building Trust Incrementally
  • Inspiring your Team
  • Support Your Leader
  • Developing Self-Sufficient Teams
  • Managing Communications in a Virtual Team
  • Building and Leading Teams
  • Meeting Team Performance Challenges

Fundamentals of Working with Difficult People

  • How to Work with Aggressive People
  • How to Work with Negative People
  • How to Work with Procrastinators
  • How to Work with Manipulative People
  • How to Work with Self-serving People

Listening Essentials

  • The Basics of Listening
  • Improving Your Listening Skills
  • Effective Listening
  • Listening with Skill

Basic Presentation Skills

  • Planning a Presentation
  • Creating a Presentation
  • Delivering a Presentation

Campus to Corporate

  • Meeting New Expectations
  • Developing a Professional Image

Public Speaking Strategies

  • Preparing Effective Speeches
  • Confident Public Speaking


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