Go Tips and Tricks Playlist

Description:

The YouTube video playlist below demonstrates some extra features and workflow shortcuts available in the Go iOS apps.  These apps are used daily by tradespeople in Physical Plant to:

  • Track what they are working on
  • Fill out time cards
  • Communicate with other tradespeople on shared work

Click or tap on the middle of the video screen to start watching the tips and tricks videos.  Alternatively, click or tap on the “Watch on YouTube” button to watch the playlist on a larger video screen.

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Click on the YouTube Video above to watch. You can open in YouTube to access the whole playlist

Go Tutorial Playlist

Description:

The YouTube video playlist below demonstrates the basic functionality of the Go iOS apps.  These apps are used daily by tradespeople in Physical Plant to:

  • Track what they are working on
  • Fill out time cards
  • Communicate with other tradespeople on shared work

Click or tap on the middle of the video screen to start watching the tutorial videos.  Alternatively, click or tap on the “Watch on YouTube” button to watch the playlist on a larger video screen.

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Click on the YouTube Video above to watch. You can open in YouTube to access the whole playlist

AssetWorks KnowledgeBase (ReADY-AiM-GO)

Description:

The link below leads to the Facilities Planning and Management internal Knowledge Base.  This is a website that can only be seen by UW Employees.  It contains all training documentation created by and available to Physical Plant employees related to the three main software systems maintained by Physical Plant.  They are:

  • ReADY – a website where campus customers can submit maintenance work requests to Physical Plant
  • AiM – a website used by Physical Plant employees to track and manage work created through ReADY
  • Go – an iOS app used daily by tradespeople to manage their work, fill out timecards, and communicate with other tradespeople

Feel free to save or bookmark the Knowledge Base website for future reference.  Also note that a shortcut to the Knowledge Base website is automatically made available to you on your work-issued iPhone or iPad.

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Go to the knowledgebase here: https://kb.wisc.edu/fpm/internal/

Introduction to Microsoft Teams

Description:
Due to the increased use of remote work Physical Plant has highly recommended the use of Microsoft Teams.  This is a platform that supports collaboration, video calls, text chatting, and file sharing, and will continue to be used as a vital tool in the workplace.  Below you will find training materials to help with the use and understanding of Microsoft Teams.
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https://kb.wisc.edu/fpm/internal/107117

Introduction to Zoom

Description:

Zoom is an enterprise cloud platform for video, voice, online meetings, screen sharing, chat, and webinars. This enterprise web conferencing and distance learning application runs across mobile devices, desktops, telephones, and room systems.

Because the UW-Madison Zoom service uses an Education license, we have access to more features compared to a free basic Zoom account. Below are quick highlights on the differences:

This document explains how to start using the UW-Madison Zoom service.

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https://kb.wisc.edu/zoom/page.php?id=105271

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Description:

Learn more about using Microsoft Word with this training.

With Word on your PC, Mac, or mobile device, you can:

  • Create documents from scratch, or a template.
  • Add text, images, art, and videos.
  • Research a topic and find credible sources.
  • Access your documents from a computer, tablet, or phone with OneDrive.
  • Share your documents, and work with others.
  • Track and review changes.
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https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/word-for-windows-training-7bcd85e6-2c3d-4c3c-a2a5-5ed8847eae73?wt.mc_id=otc_home

Introduction to Microsoft Outlook

Description:

Outlook is a versatile and important tool. Learn more about it through this training.

With Outlook on your PC, Mac or mobile device, you can:

  • Organize your email to focus on the messages that matter most.
  • Manage your calendar to schedule meetings and appointments.
  • Share files from the cloud so everyone always has the latest version.
  • Stay connected and productive wherever you are.

 

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https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/outlook-training-8a5b816d-9052-4190-a5eb-494512343cca

Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Description:

Get up to speed with Microsoft Excel, the world’s most popular spreadsheet program. Follow along with Excel expert Dennis Taylor as he demonstrates how to efficiently manage and analyze data with this powerful program. Learn how to enter and organize data, perform calculations with simple functions, and format the appearance of rows, columns, cells, and data. Other lessons cover how to work with multiple worksheets, build charts and PivotTables, sort and filter data, use the printing capabilities of Excel, and more.

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https://www.linkedin.com/learning/excel-essential-training-office-365/getting-started-with-excel-for-office-365?u=56745513

Managing Stress

Description:

Join your colleagues and debrief the Managing Stress and Finding Vitality at Work Self-Guided Virtual Course! This is a live virtual discussion. You will receive a link 24 hours before the session in your email.

Why should you attend?

  • Reflect on how you have used strategies from the self-guided virtual course
  • Hear what strategies others are using to manage stress
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https://hr.wisc.edu/professional-development/courses/?q=Managing+Stress

Thriving in a Time of Change

Description:

Change is constant in our lives, and an essential element of the workplace. Navigating times of change can provoke a wide range of emotions including anxiety, excitement, and confusion. This course provides you with tools to understand the types and characteristics of change. You will also examine change management strategies, and develop a personal action plan to meaningfully navigate your situation of change. This is a virtual course. You will receive a link 24 hours before the course in your email.

Why should you attend?

  • Answer: What are the different types of change?
  • Reflect on: How does change affect me?
  • Identify strategies to manage yourself through change
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https://hr.wisc.edu/professional-development/courses/?q=Thriving+in+a+Time+of+Change

Personal Resiliency and Accountability

Description:

Resilience is the capacity to recover from difficulties. It is an ability that can be strengthened and improved. In this 90-minute virtual module, we will explore ways to increase personal resilience and show up for others during these challenging days. In this course you will:

• Learn six variables that can be strengthened to increase resilience
• Participate in a focused activity or discussion of a concept in each variable
• Develop an action plan for your personal resilience

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https://hr.wisc.edu/professional-development/courses/?q=Resilience+

Running Effective Meetings

Description:
Prerequisite:
https://hr.wisc.edu/professional-development/courses/?q=Running+Effective+Meetings
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Time and Self-Management

Description:

Time Management is really all about self-management. Everyone has a finite amount of minutes, hours, and days to get work done. But, some people are able to accomplish more than others. This class will explore where your energy is spent and strategies for how to consciously decide how to eliminate or mitigate obstacles that get in the way of productivity.

As a result of this module, you will:

• Identify where you currently spend and where you want to spend time and energy
• Recognize your time/self-management skills and weaknesses, in order to minimize or eliminate “time robbers”
• Utilized strategies and create an action plan to better manage time/self

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https://hr.wisc.edu/professional-development/courses/?q=Time+and+Self-Managemen

Preparing for Performance and Development Conversations: Prepare, Plan, Engage

Description:

This module is intended to support employees in how to prepare for formal and informal performance conversations.

Learning Objectives:
1. Understand ways to plan, prepare, engage in performance conversation
2. Identify resources to use in the preparation of a performance conversation

Learning Outcome:

1. Employees are empowered to participate and engage in the performance process by using some/all techniques outlined in training

This training should take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete.

Audience

All FP&M Employees

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=70655

FP&M Performance Management and Development Program Overview

Description:

This module is intended to assist employee who are new to their position become familiar with performance management and development at FP&M.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?EK=80032