Training Programs

Information Technology

Information Technology for Administrative Personnel

The training aims to equip the participants with skills in the freely available Information Technology tools in order to increase their productivity. Specifically, it aims to teach the participants how to (1) manage data through online and offline tools; (2) use online tools for document collaboration; (3) use content management systems for creating websites; (4) present data through an online presentation tool; and (5) create simple websites and wikis. The training will be in the form of lectures and hands-on exercises. The participants will be given an exercise (either by group or individually) on each of the topic in the training module. At the end of the training, the participants are expected to present their outputs and their outputs will be critiqued by the resource persons themselves.


Schedule:
June 22 - July 26, 2015
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Venue:
Training Laboratory, Institute of Computer Science, CAS, UPLB

Course Fee:
P6,000 per participant

Course coordinator:
Katrina Joy H. Magno
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(049) 536-2313/2302

Minimum number of participants:
20 persons

Information Technology for Researchers

The training aims to equip the participants with skills in the freely available Information Technology tools in order to increase their productivity. Specifically, it aims to teach the participants how to (1) use online tools for document collaboration; (2) capture, edit, and upload videos for video presentations; (3) create simple websites and wikis; (4) use a document preparation tool for creating journal articles; (5) manage related literature using a free and open-source software; and (6) use a free and open source statistical tool. The training will be in the form of lectures and hands-on exercises. The participants will be given an exercise (either by group or individually) on each of the topic in the training module. At the end of the training, the participants are expected to present their outputs and their outputs will be critiqued by the resource persons themselves.

Date (Duration) and time schedule
June 15-July 19, 2015
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Venue
Training Laboratory, Institute of Computer Science, UPLB

Course fee
P6,000 per participant

Course coordinator
Katrina Joy H. Magno
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(049) 536-2313/2302

Minimum number of participants required
20 persons

Introduction to Android Programming

This training course aims to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to develop mobile applications for Google’s Android Platform.

Date (Duration) and time schedule
Three (3) days
By arrangement/ To be announced

Venue
Training Laboratory, Institute of Computer Science, UPLB

Course coordinators
Joseph Anthony C. Hermocilla
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Rommel V. Bulalacao
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Telephone/telefax numbers (049) 536­2313, (049) 536­2302

Minimum number of participants required
10 - ­15 persons

Introduction to Linux for Scientists

This training course aims to equip scientists and researchers with the basic knowledge of the linux operating system. Nowadays, most of the research tools, for example those used in sequence alignment and visualization, are developed for the linux operating system because of its power and open source nature. Basic knowledge of linux is thus very important for scientists. This course is targeted to principal investigators, project leaders, and research staff. Resource persons are researchers themselves who have used the power of linux in their own researches.

Date (Duration) and time schedule
Two (2) days
By arrangement/ To be announced

Venue
Training Laboratory, Institute of Computer Science, UPLB

Course coordinators
Joseph Anthony C. Hermocilla
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Arian J. Jacildo
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Telephone/telefax numbers (049) 536­2313, (049) 536­2302

Minimum number of participants required
10 - ­15 persons

IT Essentials (Microsoft) – Basic Level

The 20-hour training covers topics on the basics of Windows operating system, MS Word 2010 and MS Excel 2010.

Date: By Arrangement
Length: 20 hours (5 days, 4 hours a day)
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM or 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Fee: ₱4,000.00 per participant
No. of Participants: 6 to 10

Coordinators: Rachel S. Mojado
Contact Nos.: (049) 536-2886 opt. 2 or UPLB VoIP 100
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Venue: Rm. 202A, AG Samonte Hall, UPLB

IT Essentials (Opensource) – Basic Level

This is a 20-hour training which aims to familiarize users in Ubuntu Linux and open source office suites (word processing and spreadsheets) as free alternative for MS Word and MS Excel.

Date: By arrangement (5 days at 4 hours a day; 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM or 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM)
Length: 20 hours
Fee: ₱4,000.00 per participant
No. of Participants: 6 to 10

Coordinators: Rachel S. Mojado
Contact Nos.: (049) 536-2886 opt. 2 or UPLB VoIP 100
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Venue: Rm. 202A, AG Samonte Hall, UPLB

SQL and Database Management

The training will cover data models, database management systems, and query languages. It includes lectures and hands-on exercises on different database concepts. At the end of the training, the participants will be able to design and implement a simple database system for a specific application.

Schedule
June 6 to July 4, 2015
Every Saturday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Venue
Training Laboratory, Institute of Computer Science, UPLB

Course Fee and other requirements
P7,500 per person
Participants must be knowledgeable in programming

Course coordinator
Katrina Joy H. Magno
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(049) 536-2313/2302

Minimum number of participants required
20 persons

Web Content Management using Joomla!

This is a three-day workshop discussing the basics of web content management systems (processes, features, comparison, the people involved, etc.), The workshop aims to equip the participants on how to create, upload, manage, and maintain their websites using Joomla! Content Management System

Date: By Arrangement
Length: 12 hours (3 days, 4 hours a day)
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM or 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Fee: ₱3,000.00 per participant
No. of Participants: 6 to 10

Coordinators: Rachel S. Mojado
Contact Nos.: (049) 536-2886 opt. 2 or UPLB VoIP 100
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Venue: Rm. 202A, AG Samonte Hall, UPLB