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

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

 

Microsoft Office 365: How to run an event using Teams

Level: for Intermediate users
Duration: 1 hour

  • How to set up your Teams event
  • Send out invitations and access links
  • Preparing for your event and best practice
  • Running your event on the day
  • Following up actions after your event

Microsoft Office 365: Introduction to Teams / Outlook

Level: for beginners
Duration: 1 hour

  • How to access your Teams account
  • How to set up and use Teams channels effectively
  • How to upload useful documents to Teams
  • How to set up and run a meeting in Teams
  • How to access your IMechE email account

 

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



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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