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Technology Training

With a little know-how, technology helps students, faculty, and staff to work efficiently and connect with others. From instructor-led workshops and online videos, to documentation and systems training, Pitt Information Technology gets you up to speed so you can get to work.

Instructor-Led Workshops

Pitt IT provides technology workshops through HR’s Faculty and Staff Development Program (FSDP) on topics ranging from Microsoft Office to IT security. Departments can also request technology workshops customized for their faculty and staff.

Current Course Catalogue

Qualtrics Basics: Create Your Own Online Surveys Microsoft Office 2019: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Quick Start
Qualtrics Next Steps: Doing More with Online Surveys – NEW! Microsoft Outlook 2019: Organize Your Inbox
DocuSign Basics: Gather eSignatures and Manage Document Workflow Microsoft Excel 2019: Worksheet, Formula, and Chart Fundamentals
IT Security: Protecting Yourself and the University from Cyberthreats Microsoft PowerPoint 2019: Punch Up Your Presentation
LinkedIn Learning: Professional Development On Demand Microsoft Word 2019: Personalization and Graphics
Lecture Capture (Panopto): Record and Share Your Own Videos Microsoft Word 2019: Word Wizardry Fundamentals
Mark Mercier
Technical Trainer

Fall Semester IT Training Workshops

Register today for an IT workshop to enhance your technology skills. Each workshop is led by a qualified Technical Trainer and is offered to Pitt faculty and staff at no cost. But the seminars can fill up fast, so sign up early to reserve your spot!


Register for a Workshop

Request a Departmental Workshop

Set your team up for success: get everyone on the same page, brush up outdated skills, and give staff added knowledge to do their best work. Pitt Information Technology can create a fully tailored learning program led by our expert trainers.


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Learning Outside the Classroom

Don’t have the time to attend a workshop? Would you rather learn at your own pace? Need to learn a different topic than our IT workshops? We have IT learning resources that may be just right for you.

On-Demand Training

Learn on your own time, from any location. Gain access to over 11,000 online videos on technical and business applications, produced through Pitt IT, LinkedIn Learning and vendor partners.

View Online Training Resources

Training Documents

Documentation can be ideal for guiding you through processes at your own pace or as reference materials. We provide extensive How-To documentation, blogs and user manuals.

Read How-To Documentation

University Systems Training

Many university systems (e.g. FIS, SIS, Library systems, Web services) require specialized training for authorized users. Departments provide user training for the systems they maintain.

Access Systems Training

Panther Bytes Blog

Read the latest insights from our Pitt IT blogger, from the surprising features of IT services you thought you knew to tech tips for making your life easier.

Read the Panther Bytes Blog

IT Newsletter

Sign up to receive our monthly email newsletter, where you can catch up on all the latest and most important tech news. Faculty & Staff can subscribe here. Students can subscribe with the link below.

Student IT Newsletter

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