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The class calendar, registration, and course descriptions are all available below. All classes are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. You will be sent a calendar invitation confirming your registration.

Classes-by-request are also available for groups of 6 or more. Please contact with a summary of your training needs, and someone from the ITS Communications and Training team will contact you.

To register

  1. Select the "Register" tab below to access the registration form. For best results, please use Chrome as the browser.
  2. Complete the form.
  3. You will be sent a Google Calendar invitation confirming access. If a class is full, you will be wait-listed.

NOTE: Simply adding a class from the calendar below to your Google calendar does not register you for training.

Intro to Adobe Experience Manager

Learn more about Intro to AEM.

- Please select the "Register" tab on this page to view the schedule and register. 

- You will receive an email from Web Support with further instructions, and a Google Calendar invitation confirming your registration.

Course Description: Only register for this class if you manage BC web content with AEM and have permission from your website manager to do so. All registrations will be verified with the Web Technology group. Please register for class at least 3 business days before the day of the class.

This class is for people who currently manage web content in Adobe Experience Manager, BC’s web Content Management System.

This session will cover:

  • The layout of Adobe Experience Manager and how to access content.
  • Using the Sidekick.
  • Editing existing pages in AEM.
  • Creating new pages in AEM.
  • Adding text and image components to a page.
  • Activating a page.
  • Accessibilty and AEM.
  • Tips, tricks, and things to consider when using AEM.

This two-part hands-on class is designed for those individuals who have little or no prior experience with Excel.

Upon successful completion of Part I, participants will have learned how to:

  • Navigate the Excel Workbook.

  • Create a basic worksheet by entering text and values.

  • Work with cells and cell data by using a variety of moving and copying techniques.

  • Perform basic calculations on data.

Upon successful completion of Part II, participants will be able to:

  • Change the appearance of worksheet data by using a variety of formatting techniques.

  • Understand sorting techniques.

  • Prepare their document for printing.

You know most things Google, but you have a question here or there that you need some help with. This is the session for you.

Participants set the agenda for this class. Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Forms, Docs, Sheets - come prepared with whatever question(s) you have, and we’ll answer them (or at least try to!).



At the end of the month, Google Calendar will be updated with a new look and feel, as well as some new features. Spend 30 minutes to get ahead of the curve and be ready for the new interface.

NOTE: This session is intended for people with experience using AEM. New users should take the Intro to AEM class before taking this course.

Learn how to do more than simply work with text and pictures in AEM to help take your BC website to the next level. This session will give you hands-on practice:

  • Inserting a Slide Show and other Widgets.

  • Adding YouTube videos.

  • Embedding a Google Calendar on a BC web page.

  • Adding a sharing/social media component to a page.

Google Drive is a great tool to create, store, and share files of all types.. This session is designed to introduce you to Drive and its capabilities, and help you decide how you may be able to use it at BC.

This hands-on training class will cover:

  • What is Drive?

  • How to access.

  • File types/storage of Google files, including Docs, Sheets, and Forms

  • Sharing files using Drive

  • Real time collaboration

  • Plenty of time for your questions


Prerequisites: Participants should have a working knowledge of Excel 2007 or 2010, including how to enter data, work with cells and ranges, and navigate a worksheet. They should also be familiar with general Windows OS desktop navigation and using menus, scrollbars, and dialog boxes.

Course Description:

This hands-on session covers introduces functions and formulas in Excel 2007 to help make your  spreadsheets more efficient and easy-to-use. Objectives include:

  • Using Functions to create formulas easily.

  • Calculating functions using AutoSum

  • Working with the Functions Library

  • Writing your own formulas

  • Manipulating formulas within the Excel worksheet.