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*** 18th March 2020 *** Due to official advice on social distancing to limit the spread of Covid-19 we are temporarily suspending our face-to-face training delivery to focus on Remote Learning and Support options – our development projects continue and we are expanding our live streaming interactive virtual classroom sessions and online customer support. All our[…]

Microsoft Outlook

Organise your Microsoft Outlook Contacts

How much time is wasted searching for the correct email addresses when composing a message in Microsoft Outlook?  Here we will help you to organise your Microsoft Outlook Contacts and Address Book to make life simpler and save you time. Creating a Microsoft Outlook Contact List When you open the Microsoft Outlook Contacts folder, Outlook[…]

Eident Training

Project Management on Large Scale Projects

The Edinburgh Tram Inquiry has commissioned an expert report to address general issues about the nature, purpose and application of project management, as well as specific questions about programme management and risk management. Traditional project management guidelines and methodologies provide sets of processes, procedures and tools for managing projects on time, within budget and to[…]

Microsoft Word

Envelopes and Labels in Microsoft Word – a Quick Guide

Generating Envelopes and Labels in Microsoft Word There are quick and easy ways to work with Envelopes and Labels in Microsoft Word.  You can create and print envelopes, single labels, and pages of labels starting with the Create group on the Mailings ribbon tab. In the Envelopes and Labels dialog box (launched by either the[…]

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Microsoft Project Work Breakdown Structure

In project management, a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) is a method for analysing a project’s activities. Many organizations apply a WBS numbering standard to define projects, because it’s an important planning tool that serves as a basis for project scheduling, reporting, staffing, and budgeting. It can also help establish clear project goals. Microsoft Project Work[…]

Microsoft Access

Microsoft Access Database Design

Microsoft Access Database Design Concepts A database is a collection of information organised and presented in a structured way.  There are many popular software applications which can be used to build databases from the humble spreadsheet to proper relational database management systems. Data                           = Pieces of information. Database                   = Information Source. Reasons for using a[…]

Microsoft Excel

Scenarios and What If Analysis in Microsoft Excel

What If Analysis in Excel Microsoft Excel’s “What If” analysis features provide answers to a variety of mathematical problems. For example, you can use Goal Seek to find what principal amount, based on a specific interest rate, will require you to make a £1,000 mortgage payment. You can use a data table to determine how[…]

Eident Training

PRINCE2 – a brief overview

An Introduction to PRINCE2 – PRINCE, which stands for PRojects IN Controlled Environments, is a project management method covering the organisation, management and control of projects.  PRINCE was first developed by the Central Computer and Telecommunications Agency (CCTA, now part of the Office of Government Commerce) in 1989 as a UK Government standard for IT[…]

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Custom Functions in Excel VBA

You can write Visual Basic For Applications (VBA) code to create your own custom functions in Excel VBA, known as Used Defined Functions. Working With User‑Defined Functions Although Excel includes many built‑in functions, you will often need to create your own user‑defined functions to perform calculations for which no Excel function exists. For example, you[…]

The Organised Inbox - Training From Eident Glasgow Edinburgh

Organise Your Inbox – Microsoft Outlook Training from Eident, Glasgow & Edinburgh

Learn how to organise your email inbox with Microsoft Outlook Training from Eident, Glasgow & Edinburgh and across Scotland.  Follow these four simple tips for an organised mailbox: Folder Clean up Shorten long email threads with one click. Clean up deletes messages you’ve already read if a subsequent message in the thread contains the same[…]