Internet Native Banner (INB)

This workshop is a forms-based system where users can make changes to student information, register students and course build.  Int his class, we will navigate through a form, look up a student, make changes to their record and search for other forms. At the end of this class, the user will have the skills to navigate within Internet Native Banner.  This class is a pre-requisite to acquiring a User ID.

BU Brain

In this class, we will look up Records Access information on students including viewing student’s academic history, addresses, schedules and viewing class  rosters. It is recommended to have Records Access permission before attending this class. 

Self Service for Faculty

Designed for faculty and instructors, this class will focus on faculty self service tools including grade submission, student record lookup, Degree Works and class rosters. Faculty will use their own login information to review upcoming courses.

Business Systems

Business Intelligence

An introduction to the Business Intelligence reporting tool including dashboards for finance, expenditure inquiry, etc. This session will also include general accounting related items such as account numbers and sub-accounts. 

Purchase Requisitions

This class will show the user how to create requisitions, lookup and print purchase orders and create a receipt to pay vendors by using the Business System portal.


Camtasia Video Recording

Come take the time to learn how to use Camtasia Studio 8 to train your audience in a variety of ways. This session teaches faculty and staff how to create Camtasia screen-recording projects and publish them to the proper file type. Participants will also learn about basic scripting, storyboarding, and video editing.

Certification Training

Binghamton University will offer a new initiative for Binghamton University staff, the Binghamton University Certificate Program. The objective of the program is to provide staff members with valuable skillsets and certify their mastery of the topic based upon a predefined rubric.

The program details:

  • Training consists of
    • 4 half-day workshops which are required
    • 2 half day practice sessions
  • Participants must pass a test to receive certification
  • Participants must pass the Level 1 course before enrolling in higher levels

Excel - Level 1

Excel - Level 1 includes the following topics:

  • Interface and Customization
  • Navigation
  • Creating Worksheets
  • Creating Basic Formulas
  • Using Basic Functions
  • Editing Data
  • Formatting Data
  • Page Layout
  • Alignment of Cell Content
  • Managing Worksheets

Excel - Level 2

Excel - Level 2 includes the following topics:

  • Creating Formulas
  • Applying Cell and Range Names
  • Entering Functions for Logical Analysis
  • Calculating Data Across Worksheets
  • Using Text Functions to Generate Reports
  • Creating Charts
  • Understanding Chart types
  • Modifying Charts
  • Formatting a Chart

Word - Level 1

Word Level 1includes the following topics:

  • Interface and Customization
  • Navigation
  • Document Creation        
  • Editing
  • Formatting Text & Paragraphs
  • Page Layout
  • Managing Lists
  • Tabs and Margins
  • Inserting Objects
  • Proofing  Tools

Word - Level 2

Word Level 2 includes the following topics:

  • Formatting & Customizing Text
  • Management of Long Documents
  • Indexing             
  • Table of Contents
  • Text Flow
  • Section Breaks
  • Tables
  • Mail Merge


Difficult Conversations

Productive communication is important both at work and in daily life. Explore what makes some conversations difficult, why people avoid having difficult conversations, and why people often manage difficult conversations poorly.


Certification Training

Excel Basics

Learn the basics of Excel: entering data, basic formulas, basic functions and formatting.

Math and Formulas for Excel Users

Review the basics of percentages, averages, interest and weighted calculations and then how to write the formulas in Excel. Learn how to functions such as PRODUCTS, QUOTIENT, AVERAGE, CONTIF, SUMIF and IF.

Working with Charts in Excel

This workshop covers the skills needed to create and modify a chart using Excel 2010, including choosing a chart type, inserting and modifying a chart, using the Chart Tools functions to change colors and styles, and saving a chart.


An Introduction to Google Calendars

Learn how to create, manage and share multiple Google calendars as well as adding and sharing events, and sending event invitations.

Overview of Google Drive and Docs

Take a cruise around Google Drive. Learn how to create, share and organize documents, spreadsheets, and presentations and more. With Google Drive, you can share and collaborate on documents in real-time and access your documents from anywhere. Also learn how to upload and download documents to and from Google Drive. Come take a ride and see what this Drive is all about.

Managing Your Email

Tips for Etiquette and Effective Email Management

The "Dos" and "Don'ts" of using email effectively are covered in this workshop. Ideas for managing large amounts of email are also discussed.



Panopto is the new way to add video to your Blackboard course. In this class, participants will learn how to record, upload and manage videos on a hosted environment.


Mobile Phone Photography

Learn how to take better pictures with your phone. Participants will learn about photo-graphic techniques and applications. Come down and learn how to capture that perfect moment, with the device in your pocket.


PowerPoint Presentations - Dos & Don'ts

Using PowerPoint for presentations can be a very powerful and effective tool. However, what looks good to you might not come across as you think. We will discuss the dos and don'ts in creating an effective presentation.  

Presentation Skills

Building Better Presentations

Learn how to use general design and speech concepts to create a more powerful presentation. Through active listening, and some creative flair, take your presentation to the next level. Please be prepared to give a 2 minute speech on any topic.


Qualtrics Basics

Navigate through basic features, create a survey using multiple question types, preview, distribute and close the survey, and generate a basic report.


Travel Expense Reporting

In this workshop, we will cover, in detail, the rules governed by New York State for anyone traveling on State Funds. We will also fill out an Expense Report including what attachments are needed for accurate submission.



Mail Merge 

Learn how to easily create mail merges using a form letter and labels .

Track Changes in Word

Collaborating on a document can be easy when using track changes.  Track changes allows Word to keep track of any changes made to the document and who made the change.  You will learn how to track changes, add comments, accept/reject changes, and how to remove tracked changes and comments before sending the document out.

Managing Long Documents in Word

Managing a long document can be difficult to work with, especially when you are not sure what you’re doing.  In this class, we will learn how to add cover & blank pages, footnotes, endnotes, captions, Citations & Bibliographies, as well as create an Index, Table of Contents, Table of Figures and Table of Tables.


Zoom Meetings

In this online workshop, we will go over the Zoom basics such as scheduling a meeting, using Zoom in MyCourses, breakout rooms, screen sharing and so on.