IMechE digital tools training

To get the most out of the Institution’s digital tools, it is important that you are trained in their use; please complete the following form to arrange online training sessions via WebEx.

You will able to view the Instructor's PC whilst the training session is in progress. Communication is done via a PC, Mac or Laptop using a headset and microphone (and optional web cam) or via a free phone teleconference call.

You will receive an email from messenger@webex.com inviting you to attend training session you have selected. if it is not possible to accommodate your request, you will be contacted via email. 

Each training session can be taken over multiple days and can be taken more than once.


Available training sessions

Google Apps system

Level: intermediate
Duration: 60 minutes

  • Gmail
  • Calendar
  • Drive
  • Hangouts
  • Sheets
  • Docs
  • Forms

Informer

Level: for beginners
Duration: 20 minutes

  • Overview of the software and database
  • Reporting function
  • Analytical function
  • Charting function
  • Usernames/ passwords
  • Data Protection
  • Feedback and review

 

Lyris mass mailing system

Level: for beginners
Duration: 20 minutes

  • Overview of system
  • How to compose your mass mailing
  • Using Templates
  • Sending a test mass mailing

Near You Sitefinity Content Management System: Address management

Level: for beginners
Duration: 10 minutes

  • Address management best practice
  • Creating an address
  • Adding a map
  • Editing an address
  • Deleting an address

 

Near You Sitefinity Content Management System: Contact management

Level: for beginners
Duration: 15 minutes

  • Contact management best practice
  • Creating a contact
  • Adding a contact image
  • Editing a contact
  • Deleting a contact
  • Reordering a contact list

Near You Sitefinity Content Management System: Event management

Level: for beginners
Duration: 30 minutes

  • The importance of adding events to Near You
  • Creating an event
  • Attendee list functionality
  • Manual booking process
  • How the booking system works
  • Copying an existing event
  • Deleting an event

 

Near You Sitefinity Content Management System: Web page management

Level: for beginners
Duration: 25 minutes

  • Web page management best practice
  • Creating a web page
  • Creating hyperlinks
  • Creating shortened URLs / page names
  • Reordering a web page on the Nav bar
  • Editing a web page
  • Using widgets
  • Creating shortcuts

Near You Sitefinity Content Management System: Document management

Level: for Intermediate users
Duration: 25 minutes

  • Document management best practice
  • Uploading a document to Sitefinity
  • Inserting an image into a web page
  • Creating a Document Library
  • Creating an Document List

 

Near You Sitefinity Content Management System: Image management

Level: for Intermediate users
Duration: 25 minutes

•    Image management best practice
•    Uploading an image to Sitefinity
•    Inserting an image into a web page
•    Creating an Image Library
•    Creating an Image Gallery
•    Cropping an image

Near You Sitefinity Content Management System:  Social Media

Level: for Advanced users
Duration: 25 minutes

•    Embedding a Facebook page into Near You
•    Embedding a Linked-in page into Near You
•    Embedding a Twitter page into Near You



Monthly Reporting System (UK only)

Level: for beginners
Duration: 15 minutes

•    Overview of system
•    Accessing and using the system
•    Best practice






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