Cisco Meeting Server

Scheduling Meetings

Cisco Meeting Server brings conference video, audio, and web communication together to meet the needs of ETP. Learn how to schedule meeting rooms with Cisco Meeting Server, use Skype for Business to set up meetings, and record meetings from any meeting room while in a Cisco Meeting.

Duration: 1 hour

Effective Writing

Level 1

Effective writing is a powerful tool in the business world today. It doesn't matter whether you're a clerical worker, an engineer, or an executive. If you communicate with others in writing, you need to identify and eliminate problem areas. In this class, you will brainstorm technique that will help make writing easier, disentangle the efforts of your creative and critical sides and identify why writing is one of the best problem-solving tools around.

Duration: 1 hour

Innovation Engineering Series

Session 1: Introduction

This class is designed to support a culture of continuous improvement through innovation by using a process of innovation engineering that has a proven, repeatable step-by-step guide to improve internal process and enhance client offerings. Innovation is about ideas that matter. Creativity is the creation of the new and novel.

 Innovation is about ideas that make a difference. The difference can be new products/services, how we do our work or even how we ignite social change in our communities. 

Engineering is about applied science. It’s a Blue Collar “hands on” collection of training, internet enabled tools and step by step methods for innovating. 

*Only held at Orlando Location

Duration: 1.5 hours

Session 2: Practical Applications

This class is designed to support a culture of continuous improvement through innovation by using a process of innovation engineering that has a proven, repeatable step-by-step guide to improve internal process and enhance client offerings. Innovation is about ideas that matter. Creativity is the creation of the new and novel. 

Innovation is about ideas that make a difference. The difference can be new products/services, how we do our work or even how we ignite social change in our communities. 

Engineering is about applied science. It’s a Blue Collar “hands on” collection of training, internet enabled tools and step by step methods for innovating. 

Duration: 1.5 hours

Leadership Series

Planning Effective Meetings

We all schedule meetings on a regular basis, but are we planning and executing them effectively? In this session learn the basics around preparing for and executing productive meetings that leave everyone in attendance feeling accomplished!Duration: 1 hour

The Situational Manager

There is no one "best" style of leadership or management. Most successful leaders/managers are the ones who can adapt their style to any given situation. In this class you will identify the advantages and disadvantages of the different management styles, and demonstrate the appropriate management style based on a given situation. 

Duration: 1 hour

Microsoft Excel Series

Basics

If you have little or no experience using Microsoft Excel and would like to learn how to create and edit professional spreadsheets and workbooks, this is the right class for you! In this introductory course, you will be introduced to spreadsheet concepts and terminology, and learn how to create, edit, format and print professional spreadsheets effortlessly. 

Duration: 1 hour

Pivot Tables

A pivot table is a fancy name for sorting information. It’s ideal for manipulating, calculating and summarizing large data sets so you could visualize your data from many different perspectives. In this higher-level course, you will learn how to analyze and summarize huge amounts of data in just a few clicks. 

Recommended Prerequisite: Intermediate Excel skill.

Duration: 1 hour

Formulas and Functions: Fundamentals

Let Excel do the Math for you. Gain an understanding of popular Excel formulas and functions. In this class, you will learn how to quickly navigate and make selections within a workbook. Manage multiple worksheets in a workbook and perform basic calculations using formulas and functions such as Sum, Average, Median and much more. 

This class is best suited for those who have basic knowledge of Excel and would like a refresher before moving to the next level. 

Duration: 1 hour

Formulas and Functions: IF Statements

The IF function is one of the most popular functions in Excel. It allows you to make logical comparisons between a value and what you expect. In this class, you will learn how test a condition, then take one action if the condition is TRUE, and another action if the condition if FALSE.

 This class is best suited for those who are comfortable using basic Formulas and Functions and are ready to move on to more intermediate/advanced functions. 

Duration: 1 hour

Formulas and Functions: LOOKUP Statements

Excel's lookup functions help you to work with arrays of data when you need to cross reference between different data sets. They perform tasks such as providing information about a range, returning the location of a given address or value, or looking up specific values. In this class, you will learn how and when to use the VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, MATCH and INDEX functions. 

This class is best suited for those who are comfortable using basic Formulas and Functions and are ready to move on to more intermediate/advanced functions. 

Duration: 1 hour

Microsoft Outlook Series

Email Best Practices

Email is a valuable communication tool, however, if it is not used correctly, it could easily create challenges. In this class, learn techniques and strategies for writing effective email messages and identify when to use email as the appropriate communication tool.

Duration: 1 hour

Email Management

A cluttered email inbox filled with hundreds of old, unread or unimportant messages will not only frustrate you, but limits your productivity. In this class, learn email strategies to organize and manage your inbox to save time and boost your productivity.

Duration: 1 hour

Microsoft OneDrive

Fundamentals

OneDrive for Business is a cloud-based file storage system with online editing and collaboration tools. Use OneDrive to securely store your pictures and files, share and collaborate with others, and get to your files from anywhere - on your computer, laptop, tablet, or phone. In this class you will learn how to sync OneDrive to PC and Mac, set permissions and co-author a document, and work with SharePoint and Group Files.

Duration: 1 hour

Microsoft OneNote

Fundamentals

Use this note-taking and information management application to capture ideas and share information with team members.

 In this class, you will create a digital notebook and organize information in sections and pages. You will add content using methods of note-taking, audio, video, and integrate OneNote with other applications. Discover techniques to keep your notebook organized, find information and share with others. 

Duration: 1 hour

Microsoft Planner

Fundamentals

Looking for a simple to use project management tool? Planner allows team members to manage their work and track project deadlines. 

In this class, you will learn how to create a project plan. You will add and organize tasks, assign tasks to team members, track task progress and collaborate with team members about the project plan, all within Teams.

Duration: 1 hour

Microsoft Teams Series

Sharing Files

Use Teams to enhance your processes and workflows to successfully communicate project details and outcomes. Learn how to view, edit and share documents with your team in real time. Please bring your laptop or Surface to this training.

Duration: 1 hour

Working with Collaboration Tools

Get your team set up and running. Share expertise and ideas with chat-based conversations, meetings and other collaboration tools. Learn about various ways to immerse your team in the online work-space experience. Please bring your laptop or Surface to this training.

Duration: 1 hour

Fundamentals

Microsoft Teams is a collaborative chat-based hub that provides a common work-space to share information with your team on a project such as, file sharing, personal messaging, team and group conversations, online meetings, task planning, and much, much more! Discover the core functionality of Teams with hands-on activities. Learn best practices for organizing and creating teams, channels and tabs! Please bring your laptop or Surface to this training.

Duration: 1 hour

Performance 1 Day Course

Performance is a holistic, science-based solution that leverages a multidisciplinary Energy Management Model and a proprietary change model for optimal impact. This training helps empower you to manage and expand your most critical resource for higher performance - your energy - to help meet your ever-increasing demands, and become more productive and effective under pressure without sacrificing your health and happiness.

WHAT YOU'LL DO 

Performance 1 Day is an immersive, scalable experience for all levels within our organization. Upon successfully registering for the course, you will prepare for your training experience by completing a simple pre-course activity. During the training, you will immerse in facilitated group sessions, work to complete workbook exercises, and leave with a personalized energy management action plan. 

WHAT YOU'LL FOCUS ON 

Disengagement 

Fatigue 

Low levels of well-being 

Work/life balance

WHAT YOU'LL GAIN

Learn how to increase performance and productivity in your business and personal life. Explore how to effectively expand energy capacity to improve productivity and enhance personal engagement. 

This course is by invitation only. You will be notified once the course meets capacity.

Duration: 8 hours

Producers Bootcamp

The Producers Bootcamp focuses on the key skills required by producers who wish to become proficient in a broad range of subjects in the entertainment technology industry.

WHAT YOU'LL DO 

This bootcamp is held approximately 3-4 times a year, for 3 days over a scheduled weekend (Friday evening through Sunday) with a goal of reaching up to 15-20 participants per session. 

WHAT YOU'LL FOCUS ON 

  • Audio 
  • Video
  • Lighting
  • LED
  • RFP

WHAT YOU'LL GAIN

  • Identify the essential components of audio, video, LED and lighting technologies.
  • Apply skills that meet industry standards of technologies.
  • Recognize onsite challenges and expectations.

This course is by invitation only. 


Duration: 2.5 days

Train-the-Trainer Series

Designing Effective Training Programs

An effective training program is built by following a systematic, step-by step process. Before you begin, become familiar with best practices of instructional design when building your next training program. In this class, you will explore techniques in the training process to create a training framework that will help guide you as you set up your next training program.

Duration: 1 hour

Understanding The Learner

Anyone can teach a class about any topic, but understanding the students completes a teacher. Adult learning theories help you step into the shoes of your learners and understand how their minds work. In this class, you will develop a deeper understanding of the unique aspects of adult learning and incorporate this knowledge into making engaging and effective training programs.

Duration: 1 hour

VectorWorks

Fundamentals

Sketch, model, and document all your design ideas. This training workshop is designed for those who are interested to learn Vectorworks to start making plans, sections, and elevations having no prior knowledge of Vectorworks. This course is also for those people who want to refresh their Vectorworks knowledge.

Duration: 8 hours