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Events for Finance Division Staff Only - 2018-19

Programme of events provided by Finance Training
(Wed 1 Aug 2018 - Tue 23 Jul 2019)

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Wed 1 Aug 2018 – Mon 14 Jan 2019

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August 2018

Wed 1

To provide an opportunity for someone from elsewhere in Finance Division to spend a half day with the Financial Systems Group to get an overview and appreciation of what they do.

September 2018

Fri 28
Finance Division Knowledge Bites - Suppliers Database & Expense Forms new Finished 13:15 - 14:00 Greenwich House, Edmonton Room

Apex is a type of software being utilised in different ways within the Finance Division to create new forms, workflow and integration with CUFS. This session will provide you with an overview of the new supplier database project, as well as a look at the new on-line expenses form, projected to be LIVE by mid-October

October 2018

Tue 2
Finance Division Knowledge Bites - Suppliers Database & Expense Forms new Finished 13:15 - 14:00 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 10

Apex is a type of software being utilised in different ways within the Finance Division to create new forms, workflow and integration with CUFS. This session will provide you with an overview of the new supplier database project, as well as a look at the new on-line expenses form, projected to be LIVE by mid-October

Wed 17
Finance Division Knowledge Bites - Project Pectus new Finished 13:15 - 14:00 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

From the start of this financial year a change has been made to the way that the Chest Allocation is entered into the accounts, it is now shown as actual income. Among other benefits this change will make it possible to use the Plan field for full system budgeting with a consistent approach for Chest and Non-Chest income. Alongside this change are new flexible COGNOS reports which have been adapted to reflect the new processes.

This session will give an overview of the revised methodology and the new reports.

Wed 31
Finance Division Knowledge Bites - Making the most out of the Find_Me printers new Finished 11:00 - 11:45 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

An opportunity for others within the Finance Division to understand how to operate the Find_Me printers around Greenwich House.

November 2018

Thu 1
Finance Division Knowledge Bites - WPM and PCI new Finished 12:15 - 13:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

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Fri 2
Finance Division Inductions - Training & Development new Finished 15:00 - 16:00 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

The Finance Division values the professionalism and commitment of its members and therefore encourages all staff to develop their skills and knowledge. This short session will outline for you the Division’s policy on training and development, as well as highlighting resources from across the University that you can utilise.

Wed 21
Finance Division Taster Sessions - Helpdesk & Cash Management Finished 09:15 - 12:00 To be confirmed

An opportunity for others within the Finance Division to spend some time with the Accounting Services Team to gain an overview of the function of the Helpdesk and the Cash Management function.

To provide an opportunity for someone from elsewhere in Finance Division to spend some time with the Financial Systems Group to get an overview and appreciation of what they do.

Thu 22

An opportunity for others within the Finance Division to spend some time with GHOST to gain an overview of their roles and a greater appreciation of what they do.

Tue 27
Finance Division Taster Sessions - Tax new Finished 10:30 - 11:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

An opportunity for others within the Finance Division to gain an overview of the Tax Team and a greater appreciation of what they do.

Fri 30

To provide an opportunity for someone from elsewhere in Finance Division to spend a half day in the Payroll Team to get an overview and appreciation of what they do.

December 2018

Thu 6
Finance Division Inductions - Training & Development new Finished 09:00 - 10:00 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

The Finance Division values the professionalism and commitment of its members and therefore encourages all staff to develop their skills and knowledge. This short session will outline for you the Division’s policy on training and development, as well as highlighting resources from across the University that you can utilise.

Finance Division Taster Sessions - Finance Managers Group new Finished 09:30 - 12:30 Room to be confirmed

This session led by Finance Managers and Advisers will provide attendees with an insight into their roles and how different Schools operate. The session will be equally split between two different School teams to reflect the different approaches and demands of different sectors within the University.

Fri 7
Finance Division Taster Sessions - Assistant Director, Financial Operations new CANCELLED 11:00 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

An opportunity to find out more about what our Assistant Director, Head of Financial Operations gets involved with.

Tue 11

An opportunity for others within the Finance Division to spend some time with GHOST to gain an overview of their roles and a greater appreciation of what they do.

Thu 13
Finance Division Knowledge Bites - Studying at Cambridge new Finished 12:15 - 13:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

A talk by Alice Benton (Head of Education and Student Policy) and Catherine Maxwell ( Head of Student Operations):

Undergraduate and graduate admissions – an overview of how the processes work, including role of the Colleges (KM) How teaching is organised at undergraduate and postgraduate levels (AB) Student support, central services and the role of the Colleges (AB) Examinations, Tripos, MPhil and PhD (KM)

Mon 17
Finance Division Knowledge Bites - Student structure Finished 12:30 - 13:15 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 5

A talk by Alice Benton (Head of Education and Student Policy) and Catherine Maxwell ( Head of Student Operations) - more information to follow.

Tue 18
Finance Division Taster Sessions - Accounts Payable & Cashier Finished 09:15 - 12:15 To be confirmed

An opportunity for others within the Finance Division to spend some time with the Accounting Services Team to gain an overview of their roles and a greater appreciation of what they do.

Wed 19
Finance Division Taster Sessions - Helpdesk & Cash Management Finished 09:15 - 12:00 To be confirmed

An opportunity for others within the Finance Division to spend some time with the Accounting Services Team to gain an overview of the function of the Helpdesk and the Cash Management function.

January 2019

Mon 7

As part of a wider programme of work within UIS to update the University IT infrastructure, a project is underway to move all of UAS from Microsoft Outlook to Microsoft Exchange Online. The Finance Division migration will take place on the evening of Monday 21st January. All staff are encouraged to attend to hear about the preparatory work needed to ensure this change over goes as smoothly as possible. This session supports the wider communications that will start on 2nd January to prepare for this change.

Thu 10

An opportunity for others within the Finance Division to spend some time with GHOST to gain an overview of their roles and a greater appreciation of what they do.

As part of a wider programme of work within UIS to update the University IT infrastructure, a project is underway to move all of UAS from Microsoft Outlook to Microsoft Exchange Online. The Finance Division migration will take place on the evening of Monday 21st January. All staff are encouraged to attend to hear about the preparatory work needed to ensure this change over goes as smoothly as possible. This session supports the wider communications that will start on 2nd January to prepare for this change.

Fri 11
Finance Division Inductions - Training & Development new Finished 15:00 - 16:00 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

The Finance Division values the professionalism and commitment of its members and therefore encourages all staff to develop their skills and knowledge. This short session will outline for you the Division’s policy on training and development, as well as highlighting resources from across the University that you can utilise.

Mon 14

As part of a wider programme of work within UIS to update the University IT infrastructure, a project is underway to move all of UAS from Microsoft Outlook to Microsoft Exchange Online. The Finance Division migration will take place on the evening of Monday 21st January. All staff are encouraged to attend to hear about the preparatory work needed to ensure this change over goes as smoothly as possible. This session supports the wider communications that will start on 2nd January to prepare for this change.