Workshop programme

Computing Services workshops are open to University of Liverpool staff and postgraduate students. Responsibility for the training of undergraduate students remains with their respective departments but places on the ECDL workshop can be booked by undergraduate students and many of our workshop materials can be downloaded on the MWS for self-study.

Participants MUST satisfy the pre-requisites listed;  anyone failing to satisfy these conditions may be asked to leave the workshop. In the event of insufficient numbers, we reserve the right to cancel the event.

To book a place (on a first come, first served basis) please submit your request by using the self-service portal at servicedesk.liverpool.ac.uk (navigate to Request (or Make a Request) > Book on an IT Workshop).

When you make a booking, you will receive a confirmation email from the Service Desk. One week prior to the event you will receive a second email to remind you of your booking. You may cancel your place if you can no longer attend. If you do not cancel your place and subsequently do not attend the workshop, Computing Services reserves the right to restrict your bookings on further workshops.

Current Workshops:

Date/Time

Course

Places Remaining

18 Nov

Creating Sales Invoices in Agresso (Time: 10:00 - 12:30)

Description: This workshop is for staff only. It is a requirement that you attend Agresso training before you are provided with access to the system. Training, and access, must be authorised by your School Manager or Head of Department before the course.

This workshop will show you how to:
  • Create/amend Sales Invoices in Agresso.
  • Create Sales Credit Notes.
  • Run enquiries to view sales invoice transactions.
To book, please complete the Agresso Training Request form and submit this to the Service Desk.


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25 Nov

Agresso: A Practical Workshop for Beginners (Time: 13:00 - 16:00)

Description: This course is aimed at those members of staff who are new users of Agresso or for those requiring a refresher. The course will provide a practical experience of using Agresso to perform journal transfers and extract financial management information.

It is a requirement that you attend Agresso training before you are provided with access to the system. Training, and access, must be authorised by your School Manager or Head of Department before the course.

By the end of the session you will be able to:
  • Navigate around the system to become familiar with the Agresso environment
  • Examine and apply the Organisational Structure using Account codes and Cost Centres
  • View the General Ledger table to view financial transactions
  • Drill down to view detailed information on the General Ledger table
  • Build and edit Browser enquiries to extract financial information from Agresso
  • Create a Journal entry to correct mis-posted transactions
  • Create Accrual entries to move transactions from one financial period to another
  • Use Balance tables to examine information on budgets, actual spend and commitments
  • Use tools to analyse and present financial data.
To book, please complete the Agresso Training Request form and submit this to the Service Desk.


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2 Dec

Purchase Orders & Invoices in Agresso (Time: 09:30 - 16:30)

Description: This workshop is for Staff only. It is a requirement that you attend Agresso training before you are provided with access to the system. Training, and access, must be authorised by your School Manager or Head of Department before the course.

The workshop will show you how to:
  • Input/amend purchase orders in Agresso.
  • Register the receipt of goods or services.
  • Post purchase invoices ready for payment.
  • Run enquires for purchase orders to see all outstanding orders.
  • Run enquiries to see if invoices have been paid.
To book, please complete the Agresso Training Request form and submit this to the Service Desk.


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3 Dec

Online Store - Short Courses Module (Time: 10:00 - 12:00)

Description: This course is aimed at members of Staff that want to regularly use the University's Online Store to take bookings and/or payments for short courses via credit or debit card and would find it beneficial to be able to personally input and manage these courses within the system.

The session will show you how to:
  • Set up a course.
  • Add occurrences to your course.
  • Add chargeable extras to your course.
  • Set up a waiting list.
  • Run detailed reports on your course.
This course is for Staff only - to book, please complete the On-line Store Training Request form and submit this to the Service Desk.

The course is aimed at members of staff that want to take payments for short courses. For conferences and events, please look out for "Online Store - Conferences and Events Module" sessions.


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5 Dec

ECDL Exam Session (Time: 10:00)

Description: This session is for staff and students who have already registered to complete the ECDL. The ECDL exam session provides an opportunity to sit an exam for a module which forms part of the 7-unit ECDL qualification. Each module test has a time limit of 45 minutes. If you fail a test you may not re-sit it on the same day. You must have purchased sufficient ECDL exam vouchers from the Online Store at http://payments.liv.ac.uk for the module exam(s) you wish to sit.

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10 Dec

ECDL Practice Session (Time: 10:00)

Description: This sesion is for staff and students who have already registered to complete the ECDL. The ECDL practice session provides an opportunity to sit a mock, diagnostic, test in an exam environment with assistance if required. Practice tests are a useful way of preparing for an ECDL module exam because they use the same test system and present similar tasks for you to complete. There is no time limit for a practice test, unlike an ECDL module exam. Please ensure that you have your BCS registration number and your staff/student ID number to hand when you attend for the practice test .

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6 Jan

Purchase Orders & Invoices in Agresso (Time: 09:30 - 16:30)

Description: This workshop is for Staff only. It is a requirement that you attend Agresso training before you are provided with access to the system. Training, and access, must be authorised by your School Manager or Head of Department before the course.

The workshop will show you how to:
  • Input/amend purchase orders in Agresso.
  • Register the receipt of goods or services.
  • Post purchase invoices ready for payment.
  • Run enquires for purchase orders to see all outstanding orders.
  • Run enquiries to see if invoices have been paid.
To book, please complete the Agresso Training Request form and submit this to the Service Desk.


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9 Jan

ECDL Exam Session (Time: 10:00)

Description: This session is for staff and students who have already registered to complete the ECDL. The ECDL exam session provides an opportunity to sit an exam for a module which forms part of the 7-unit ECDL qualification. Each module test has a time limit of 45 minutes. If you fail a test you may not re-sit it on the same day. You must have purchased sufficient ECDL exam vouchers from the Online Store at http://payments.liv.ac.uk for the module exam(s) you wish to sit.

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13 Jan

Creating Sales Invoices in Agresso (Time: 10:00 - 12:30)

Description: This workshop is for staff only. It is a requirement that you attend Agresso training before you are provided with access to the system. Training, and access, must be authorised by your School Manager or Head of Department before the course.

This workshop will show you how to:
  • Create/amend Sales Invoices in Agresso.
  • Create Sales Credit Notes.
  • Run enquiries to view sales invoice transactions.
To book, please complete the Agresso Training Request form and submit this to the Service Desk.


12


15 Jan

Online Store - Conferences & Events Module (Time: 14:00 - 16:00)

Description: This course is aimed at members of Staff who want to regularly use the University’s Online Store to take bookings and/or payments for conferences and events via credit or debit card and would find it beneficial to be able to personally input and manage these events.

The session will show you how to:
- Set up an event.
- Add chargeable and/or bookable extras to your event.
- Add attendee categories to your event.
- Set up a waiting list
- Run detailed reports on your event.

This course is for staff only - bookings and access to the Online Store must be authorised by your School Manager before the course.

The course is aimed at members of staff that want to take payments for conferences and events. For short courses, (e.g CPD courses), please look out for "Online Store - Short Courses Module" sessions.


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20 Jan

Agresso: A Practical Workshop for Beginners (Time: 09:30 - 12:30)

Description: This course is aimed at those members of staff who are new users of Agresso or for those requiring a refresher. The course will provide a practical experience of using Agresso to perform journal transfers and extract financial management information.

It is a requirement that you attend Agresso training before you are provided with access to the system. Training, and access, must be authorised by your School Manager or Head of Department before the course.

By the end of the session you will be able to:
  • Navigate around the system to become familiar with the Agresso environment
  • Examine and apply the Organisational Structure using Account codes and Cost Centres
  • View the General Ledger table to view financial transactions
  • Drill down to view detailed information on the General Ledger table
  • Build and edit Browser enquiries to extract financial information from Agresso
  • Create a Journal entry to correct mis-posted transactions
  • Create Accrual entries to move transactions from one financial period to another
  • Use Balance tables to examine information on budgets, actual spend and commitments
  • Use tools to analyse and present financial data.
To book, please complete the Agresso Training Request form and submit this to the Service Desk.


12


21 Jan

ECDL Practice Session (Time: 10:00)

Description: This sesion is for staff and students who have already registered to complete the ECDL. The ECDL practice session provides an opportunity to sit a mock, diagnostic, test in an exam environment with assistance if required. Practice tests are a useful way of preparing for an ECDL module exam because they use the same test system and present similar tasks for you to complete. There is no time limit for a practice test, unlike an ECDL module exam. Please ensure that you have your BCS registration number and your staff/student ID number to hand when you attend for the practice test .

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