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October 2022

Thu 6
Drupal: An Introduction [Full] 10:30 - 12:30 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 2

This course will cover the most essential features and concepts of Drupal through demonstrations and hands on activities.

Thu 13
CHRIS - An Introduction (Live Online Using MS Teams) [Places] 09:30 - 12:00 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 4

This course is an introduction to the system and will cover the following topics:

  • An overview of how personal details are recorded
  • An overview of how the system is used to record absence (sickness, maternity, paternity etc) for individuals
  • Employment details for individuals including items such as grade, salary, hours and limit of tenure
  • Costing details
  • Additional guidance relating to searches and exporting information out of CHRIS into Excel or Word
  • A quick update on reporting

This course also covers training on update access to enter sickness information, make someone a leaver and change the reporting manager.

PRIOR TO ATTENDING TRAINING CHECK THAT YOU CAN LOG INTO THE CHRIS SYSTEM SUCCESSFULLY

Please Note: that you will require VPN access to log in to CHRIS if you are accessing remotely https://www.hrsystems.admin.cam.ac.uk/

Documentation is available: Institutional Staff | HR Systems (cam.ac.uk)

Wed 19
Drupal: An Introduction [Places] 10:30 - 12:30 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 2

This course will cover the most essential features and concepts of Drupal through demonstrations and hands on activities.

Thu 20

An online workshop on how to develop your first MATLAB code.

In this session, you will be introduced to the MATLAB environment and programming language. We will discuss the basic operations and core concepts that form the building blocks of any scientific programme.

Wed 26
CHRIS - An Introduction (Live Online Using MS Teams) [Places] 14:00 - 16:30 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 4

This course is an introduction to the system and will cover the following topics:

  • An overview of how personal details are recorded
  • An overview of how the system is used to record absence (sickness, maternity, paternity etc) for individuals
  • Employment details for individuals including items such as grade, salary, hours and limit of tenure
  • Costing details
  • Additional guidance relating to searches and exporting information out of CHRIS into Excel or Word
  • A quick update on reporting

This course covers training on update access to make someone a leavers, enter sickness absence and change the reporting manager.

PRIOR TO ATTENDING TRAINING CHECK THAT YOU CAN LOG INTO THE CHRIS SYSTEM SUCCESSFULLY

Note that you will require VPN access to log in to CHRIS if you are accessing remotely https://www.hrsystems.admin.cam.ac.uk/

Documentation is available: Institutional Staff | HR Systems (cam.ac.uk)

November 2022

Thu 3
Recruitment Administration System (RAS) (Live Online Using MS Teams) [Places] 13:45 - 16:15 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 1

This course is for those who are new to the Recruitment Administration System (RAS) or those who wish to have a refresher.

Thu 10

This course covers viewing, processing and recording data for applications, adding notes and attachments, generating rejection emails, generating electronic reference requests, processing applicants through the selection process and transferring successful applicants to CHRIS.

Tue 15
Web Recruitment Training - Managing Offers (Live Online Using MS Teams) [Places] 09:30 - 12:00 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 2

This course covers processing applicants through the offer stages and transferring successful applicants information to the New Appointment team for them to create an employee in CHRIS.