The University has many finance, procurement, and research administration training opportunities offered by several Boulder campus units and System offices. Some trainings are mandatory for certain fiscal roles and job duties. To check on the formal trainings that you have completed, login to myCUinfo > CU Resources > Training > Training Summary.
The Office of University Controller (OUC) offers a variety of learning resources.
Finance System Step-by-Steps
Overview, chart of accounts, journal entries, asset management
Cognos Reporting System Step-by-Steps
Access, logging in, navigating, m-Fin report explanation sheets
General IT Step-by-Steps
Trusted sites, clearing cache, email rules, screenshots, pop-up blockers.
ePERs Step-by Steps
Certifying Electronic Personnel Effort Reports, Supervisor Certification, ePER Reports.
Fiscal Certification Step-by-Steps
Online certification and training for Officers, Principals and Managers in Fiscal Roles to annually certify their financial accountability and responsibility.
In-person training with the OUC’s Fundraising & Gift Compliance Specialist. The session can focus on a specific topic, a planned upcoming event, or can be a general discussion.
The Procurement Service Center (PSC) presents a variety of online learning resources that show how to purchase and pay for goods and services and how to travel and process travel reimbursements.
The Office of Planning, Budget, and Analysis (PBA) put together this helpful How-To and FAQ.
The Office of University Controller provides high quality Continuing Professional Education (CPE) courses that are affordable, relevent, conveniently located, and NASBA sponsored to Certified Public Accountants of the state of Colorado. Although geared toward CPE credit for CPAs, these courses are open to all University employees.
To access SkillSoft: logon to myCUinfo portal > CU Resources tab > Training > Start SkillSoft > Catalog > University of Colorado - Courses folder.
SkillSoft offers CU employees and affiliates (POI’s) an array of online learning opportunities. Some are mandatory depending on job duties but many are simply available to broaden knowledge and skills. CU courses available through SkillSoft cover areas such as:
There is also access to thousands of books from Books 24x7. This online library features the unabridged contents of the latest and best business and technology books.
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This brief two-page overview of the University financial environment is targeted to all new employees, regardless of title or duties. An online tutorial is also available and, although dated, covers many essentials of the University financial environment that every employee should know.