Basic Technology Training

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University’s Office of Organizational Development and Training has implemented a Basic Technology Training program to keep abreast of continually evolving technological advancements.


The program consists of the Microsoft Office suite and is designed to increase employee effectiveness, make technical collaboration easier and more efficient, and streamline business processes. Courses offered ensure employees are knowledgeable of the features and functionality of the software.


Microsoft Office Suite
This training covers basic and unique features in Microsoft Office. It includes the common features in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Microsoft Word
This training covers features in Microsoft Word.

Microsoft Excel
This training covers new features in Microsoft Excel.

Microsoft Access
This training provides an introduction to Microsoft Access. It helps participants gain technical skills and knowledge to use the tables and queries of Microsoft Access to create and manage databases.

FAMU Email System/Protocol
This training provides an introduction to the features of email etiquette. It spotlights the importance of email as a valuable business tool and provides practical tips about email and how to communicate effectively.

Computer Literacy
This course is a broad introduction to the use of computers as tools for creativity, communications and organizing information by teaching the technical fundamentals of computer use. We hope to help you build your skills in researching, storing and retrieving information, making appropriate ethical choices about the use of computers, and using technology to help you learn on your own and pass your new skills on to others.

Adobe Acrobat Professional
This workshop is created to provide employees with hands-on experience within Acrobat Professional. It will allow you to familiarize yourself with Adobe PDF files and their interfaces, menus, toolbars and major functionalities. We’ll use files created in Microsoft Word, convert them into PDFs and create forms within those PDF files.

Adobe Photoshop I and II
This training is designed to provide employees opportunities with image editing. This workshop will provide hands-on experience using Adobe Photoshop and an introduction to its features.

Microsoft Publisher
Microsoft Office Publisher is the business publishing program that helps us create, design and publish professional-looking marketing and communication materials. This course will teach users without professional design and production expertise how to create materials for print, email and the web with an intuitive, task-based environment that guides users from initial concept to final delivery in-house.

Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft SharePoint connects employees across the enterprise. This course will help us use SharePoint to engage with people, share ideas and reinvent the way we work together. We'll learn how to share and update documents in an online document library, how to set up users and permissions for security purposes, and how to use the full advantage of the system to collaboratively work in groups from remote locations.