Business Systems Curriculum Schedule

Formalized training and workshops are offered to faculty and staff of Oakland University only. To enroll in a course, click on the ENROLL button for the course you are interested in and then type in the requested information. Your request will then be logged into the training enrollment database.

Courses currently being offered are listed below. To go straight to the dates and times for a course, click on the course name. Note that some courses are not offered on a regular basis and may only occur a few times a year.

Date/Time Seats
Location Enroll
Accounting 101
Description: Accounting 101 is a course that covers the fundamentals of accounting with the newcomer in mind. You will learn how to distinguish proper use of fund types; definition of account codes; completion of Interdepartmental Journal Vouchers including, expense reclassifications, P-Card reclassifications - including credits, Y079 Transfers, documenting Interdepartmental Charges, external revenue & sales tax, year-end accruals, and common mistakes. Participants will also learn how to read financial statements, including the balance sheet (FGITBSR), income statement (FGIBDST), Budget Status Report and Finance Self Service.
Requirements: The intended audience is departmental finance staff.
Tue, March 17, 2015, 2 - 4 p.m.
24 Lake Superior A, Oakland Center [ENROLL]
Tue, March 24, 2015, 2 - 4 p.m.
14 Lake Superior A, Oakland Center [ENROLL]
Google Overview
Description: This course is a basic introduction to using your Google calendar and Google mail accounts. We will discuss how to share your calendar, schedule events, organize your mail, etc.
Wed, March 11, 2015, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
19 200C Elliott Hall [ENROLL]
Wed, April 8, 2015, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
19 200C Elliott Hall [ENROLL]
Introduction to Google Drive (Google Docs)

Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service which enables user cloud storage, file sharing and collaborative editing. Google Drive (formerly Google Docs) is an office suite of productivity applications, that offer collaborative editing on documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and more.

Google Drive is part of Oakland University's Google Apps package. Come learn about this valuable tool and how it can increase your productivity at OU.

Wed, March 18, 2015, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
16 200C Elliott Hall [ENROLL]
Wed, April 22, 2015, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
19 200C Elliott Hall [ENROLL]
Protect yOUrself - OU Phishing Awareness Program
Description: In the "real world," someone could steal your pocketbook and use your credit cards and/or identification to make purchases or cause all sorts of other trouble for you. This is known as "identity theft." But did you know that you are also subject to a similar form of identity theft in the virtual world online?

Cyber criminals exist with one purpose: trick you into giving them access to your personal information. It's called phishing.

Learn how to identify and report phishing attempts with this short self-guided tutorial. Click this link to view the course.
This course does not require enrollment.
persistent -2 Internet not required
Purchasing for New Employees
Description: This course teaches employees the procedures for making a purchase for their department.
Mon, May 4, 2015, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
10 Purchasing Office, PSS, Room 13 [ENROLL]
Fri, July 10, 2015, 9 - 10:30 a.m.
10 Purchasing Office, PSS, Room 13 [ENROLL]
Tue, September 15, 2015, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
10 Purchasing Office, PSS, Room 13 [ENROLL]
Wed, November 4, 2015, 10 - 11:30 a.m.
10 Purchasing Office, PSS, Room 13 [ENROLL]
Smart Data OnLine for P-Card Reclassification
Description: Smart Data Generation 2 ("SDG2") is an online reporting tool that allows you to access your OU Purchase Card transactions securely over the Internet. It can help you expedite expense reporting by allowing you to review transactions, assign Account Codes, Fund Numbers, split transactions and run reports — all online and at your convenience.
Requirements: In order to take this course, you must have a OU P-Card OR be responsible for the reclassification of an OU P-Cardholder's transactions.
Mon, April 13, 2015, 10 - 11 a.m.
7 108 Vandenberg Hall [ENROLL]