Getting started webinars

Learning a new tech skill can help build your resume, satisfy a continuing education requirement, or simply make your workday more efficient.

The Getting Started with IT Training webinars give you a quick introduction to online courses available at no cost through IU Expand. In just 30–90 minutes you'll see examples of what to expect from the course and learn how to enroll. These webinars include introductions to productivity tools—like spreadsheets and word processing—as well as creating media using the Adobe Creative Cloud.

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October 2021

October 11 - 15

Getting started with sorting & filtering in spreadsheets

Have good data in Microsoft Excel but need to re-organize it? Or narrow it down? Watch this recorded webinar to learn how to see what you want to see in Microsoft Excel.

Register for Getting started with sorting & filtering in spreadsheets at 2 p.m.

October 18 -22

Getting started with Mail Merge in Microsoft Office 365

You might assume that Mail Merge is just for envelopes and mailing labels. But it can save you time on a variety of tasks: sending group emails, producing name tags, and more!

  • When: Thursday, October 21, 2021
  • Duration: 30 minutes
Register for Getting started with Mail Merge in Microsoft Office 365 at 11 a.m.

October 25 - 29

Getting started with VLOOKUP in spreadsheets

Is your data in different places? Are you tired of counting rows and columns on your screen? Attend this webinar to see how to use the VLOOKUP function to bring your data together.

Register for Getting started with VLOOKUP in spreadsheets at 2 p.m.

November 2021

November 1 -5

Getting started with PivotTables in spreadsheets

Your friends say they love Excel PivotTables, but all you can do is nod and smile?  Attend this webinar to find out what the PivotTable excitement is all about.  Learn how to get answers from your data!

Register for Getting started with PivotTables in spreadsheets at 11 a.m.

November 8 - 12

Microsoft Teams at IU: Basic collaboration & project management tools

Are you working on a group project and wondering how to keep organized and collaborate efficiently with other group members? Microsoft Teams at IU can help you with this! In this session, learn about the basics of collaborating in Microsoft Teams at IU, as well as how to use the Tasks app inside Microsoft Teams at IU to help with project management.

Register for Microsoft Teams at IU: Basic collaboration & project management tools at 2 p.m.