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Microsoft SharePoint Lunch & Learn

Microsoft SharePoint Lunch & Learn

Event Date(s): Aug 21, 2018

Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Time: Noon – 1:00 PM

Location: 8700 State Line Road, Suite 200, Leawood, KS

There is so much to Microsoft SharePoint! If you are just recreating folders and subfolders, money is being wasted on this powerful platform that offers far greater potential for increased efficiencies and communication.

How do you get end users onboard with the platform’s capabilities? After years of said users working with folders and file sharing, it can be hard to convince them to change. The key to helping make change happen is giving them a WIIFM!

Join us for the upcoming SharePoint Lunch & Learn, led by Centriq Instructor Karla Sharp, to discover ways to WIIFM your users. This will include using metadata, views, and web parts, see how to “serve it up on a silver platter,” all without coding or third party apps.Read More

Windows Server Lunch & Learn

Windows Server Lunch & Learn

Event Date(s): Jun 26, 2018

Join us for the upcoming Windows Server Lunch & Learn, led by Centriq Instructor Janet Nichols. The demo only presentation will provide an overview of the Fine Grained Password Policies within Windows Server 2016.Read More

ProDev Training Lunch & Learn

ProDev Training Lunch & Learn

Event Date(s): May 16, 2018

Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Time: Noon – 1:00 PM

Location: 8700 State Line Road, Suite 200, Leawood, KS

As the world of business continues to evolve, so do the skills employees must possess to be successful. You need a blend of technical and soft skills to rise to the top of a department or organization. Business Skills training is the ideal way to enhance your business acumen or improve a soft skill that may not come naturally to you.

Centriq’s Professional Development training addresses the need for soft skills for IT Professionals. Our new half-day workshops focus on soft skills related to Communication, Leadership, and Time Management. And while geared towards IT Pros, individuals in non-IT positions will benefit from our ProDev workshop content as well.Read More

The IT Professional’s Guide to Blockchain, Bitcoin, and Altcoins.

The IT Professional’s Guide to Blockchain, Bitcoin, and Altcoins.

Event Date(s): Mar 14, 2018

Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Time: 11:45 – 12:30 PM

Location: This is an online event.

The media has been talking with increased frequency about bitcoin, altcoins, and especially blockchain.

Not sure what blockchain is? Put simply, it’s a digital ledger in which transactions made in bitcoin or another cryptocurrency are recorded chronologically and publicly.

This webinar will cover the rise of digital currency and include a demonstration of blockchain technology as it relates to digital currencies. Read More

Microsoft Excel Lunch & Learn

Microsoft Excel Lunch & Learn

Event Date(s): Mar 15, 2018

Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018

Time: Noon – 1:00 PM

Location: 8700 State Line Road, Suite 200, Leawood, KS

This complimentary Microsoft Excel seminar will be demonstration based and cover the following:

  • Fantastic Feature: Learn to use Flash Fill to save time and effort.
  • Terrific Tips and Tricks: Learn about less known functions such as Index and Match, Large and Small, Transpose, GetPivotData, and Forecast.
  • Awesome Addins: Learn to use apps such as People Graph, Bing Maps, Bubbles, and Heat Maps to visualize your data and other fun tools as well.
  • Super Settings: Learn about advanced options including showing blanks instead of zeros in cells, creating custom lists useful for Autofill, and changing the grid line color.

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Microsoft Word Lunch & Learn

Microsoft Word Lunch & Learn

Event Date(s): Jan 10, 2018

Date: WEDNESDAY, january 10, 2018

Time: NOON – 1:00 PM

This complimentary Microsoft Word seminar will be demonstration based and cover the following:

  • Fantastic Features: Learn to create electronic forms using form controls such as text content, date picker, drop-down list, check box, and more. Also, learn to protect the form and collect data.
  • Terrific Tips and Tricks – Many topics will be discussed to include:
    • Inserting a horizontal line and random text with special commands,
    • Using Spike Cut and Paste,
    • Selecting a vertical rectangular area,
    • Creating customized keyboard shortcut keys,
    • Finding and replacing text using Wildcards, Codes, and/or Expressions,
    • Eliminating leading and/or trailing spaces easily,
    • Learning about Sticky Keys including how to use them or turn them off
    • Turning on and using Key Tips
  • Awesome Add-ins: Learn to use free apps such as Wikipedia, Consistency Checker, Rhymes, Writing Tips, QR Codes, and Emoji Keyboard.
  • Outstanding Options: Learn about setting advanced options to use Speech Recognition (read aloud and dictate), send outlined text directly to PowerPoint to create slides on the fly, recover unsaved documents, sum a list of typed values quickly, and inspect documents for accessibility, compatibility, and hidden properties.

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Alumni Appreciation Event

Alumni Appreciation Event

Event Date(s): Oct 18, 2017

DATE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2017

Time: 5:00 – 7:30 PM

Please join us for a fun-filled evening at your former home-away-from home! We will have several fun activities taking place throughout the facility, including escape rooms, food and drinks, and chances to win prizes. This will be a great time to meet up with your former classmates and share the many memories that you created together during your time at Centriq, as well as network with fellow alumni members!

Registration for this event is now closed.

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Microsoft PowerPoint Lunch & Learn

Microsoft PowerPoint Lunch & Learn

Event Date(s): Nov 01, 2017

Date: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2017

Time: NOON – 1:00 PM

This complimentary Microsoft PowerPoint seminar will be demonstration based and cover the following:

  • Fantastic Features: Learn to create custom animations and use layers and triggers.
  • Terrific Tips and Tricks: Learn to present like a pro using shortcut keys and tools for screen and cursor options, utilizing special applications such as Mix (Free Add-in) and Online Presentation Service (Free Option), and employing special tips like hiding slides and creating custom shows.
  • Awesome Add-ins: Learn to use free apps such as Scan/Paste, Web Viewer, Slice Timer, Word Cloud, and Timeline.
Registration for this event is now closed.

We hope 1 – 2 people from your company will be able to attend. Lunch will be provided by Centriq starting at Noon; the presentation will begin at 12:15.

Craig Gerdes has written a series of blogs that coincide with the material being presented during this event. You’ll find the blog posts here.

DevUp – St. Louis Developer Conference

DevUp – St. Louis Developer Conference

Event Date(s): Oct 16, 2017 — Oct 18, 2017

Date: OCTOBER 16-18, 2017

Time: 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Formerly known as the St. Louis Days of .NET and rebranded during the 2015 conference (DevUp), we bring you the 10th annual edition. Many new changes for 2017 bring several enhancements:

  • Moved to the St. Charles Convention Center to accommodate more attendees
  • Larger sponsor/exhibitor area
  • Moved to Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday
  • Full day sessions are AFTER the main session days

Many successful aspects of previous years remain:

  • Over 140 sessions on Monday and Tuesday, October 16th and 17th
  • Optional, full-day workshops on Wednesday, October 18th
  • Attendee networking party after the sessions on Monday, October 16th
  • Meals and snacks provided
Registration for this event is now closed.

Centriq is pleased to be a sponsor this year at DevUp. Please stop by our booth if you are in attendance this year.