Pre-Conference Program

Tuesday, May 26 - Wednesday, May 27

Class Type Class Details

1.5-Day Labs
These classes will be held on:
Tuesday, May 26, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
and continue on Wednesday, May 27, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM.
Fee includes lunch on Tuesday

  • #901 System Administration for Jenzabar One
    Learn how to install, configure, and administrate the Jenzabar One desktop and web applications. This hands-on workshop will allow you to understand the options that are available as the installation is performed; identify the configuration options that are available; use multi-factor security; create security groups and roles; create users and server logins; meet reporting requirements; review the settings and how they will impact the software; audit users and permissions; and much more. If you are using the Jenzabar One product or considering it for the future, this lab is an excellent opportunity for system administrators.    
    PLATFORM: J1  
    AUDIENCE EXPERTISE LEVEL: Intermediate and Advanced             
    APPLICABLE TRACK(S): IT - Information Technology          
    SOFTWARE REFERENCED: Most recent version   
    DATES: 5/26/2020-5/27/2020     
    TYPE: 1 1/2 day pre con LAB       
    COST: $799         
    PRESENTERS: Greg Nichols and Brian Boettger, Jenzabar
  •  #902 JICS Portlet Development
    This hands-on lab will provide you with the skills necessary to develop your own portlets.  A working portlet using C# and VS.NET will be created that accesses and updates the JICS and ERP databases.  Some experience in C# or previous experience with portlet development is strongly recommended.
    PLATFORM(S): CX; EX; J1; JX        
    AUDIENCE EXPERTISE LEVEL: Advanced 
    APPLICABLE TRACK(S): IT - Information Technology; JICS - Jenzabar Internet Campus Solutions     
    SOFTWARE REFERENCED: Most recent version   
    DATES: 5/26/2020-5/27/2020     
    TYPE: 1 1/2 day pre con LAB       
    COST: $799         
    PRESENTER: Daniel Costello, Jenzabar    
  • #903 Python for Institutional Analytics
    How can you leverage your data to create institutional analytics?  Use Python!  Python is an open source programming language for statistical computing and creating visualizations.  This hands-on lab will take you through the essentials of the Python language and then we’ll analyze a data set to answer an institutional research question.  The analysis will include data extraction, data exploration, data visualization, and results interpretation.  See how Python can make your job as an institutional researcher easier.     
    PLATFORM(S): CX; EX; J1; JX        
    AUDIENCE EXPERTISE LEVEL: Intermediate          
    APPLICABLE TRACK(S): GEN - General Information            
    SOFTWARE REFERENCED: n/a    
    DATES: 5/26/2020-5/27/2020     
    TYPE: 1 1/2 day pre con LAB       
    COST: $799         
    PRESENTERS: Mathew Arndt and Stephanie Thompson, Jenzabar
  • #905 System Administration for JICS 
    Are you involved with setting up tabs, portlets, custom roles, and security in Jenzabar Internet Campus Solution?  By attending this lab, you will be introduced to these concepts in a hands-on environment. You’ll gain an understanding of how JICS fits into your environment, learn valuable tips and tricks, and become versed on various tasks in the Site Manager including JICS configuring options, enabling multi-factor authentication, and theme management.  Finally, you will learn about a number of helpful JICS resources including MyJenzabar.net, the MyJ Wiki, and ICS list-serves.               
    PLATFORM(S): CX; EX; J1; JX        
    AUDIENCE EXPERTISE LEVEL: Beginner and Intermediate
    APPLICABLE TRACK(S): IT - Information Technology; JICS - Jenzabar Internet Campus Solutions
    SOFTWARE REFERENCED: Most recent version   
    DATES: 5/26/2020-5/27/2020     
    TYPE: 1 1/2 day pre con LAB       
    COST: $799         
    PRESENTER: Steve Kessinger, Jenzabar  
1-Day Seminars and Labs
These classes will be held on:
Tuesday, May 26, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Fee includes lunch on Tuesday
  • #904 Building a Cybersecurity Program for Your Campus
    Curious how to build a cybersecurity program for your campus? This full day preconference seminar will outline current cyber threats to higher education; why the NIST cybersecurity framework should be your standard; cybersecurity software options to consider; selecting and staffing your cybersecurity staff/office/department; managing and administering your cybersecurity program; and what to do when you experience a cybersecurity event.               
    PLATFORM(S): CX; EX; J1; JX; SONIS         
    AUDIENCE EXPERTISE LEVEL: Intermediate and Advanced             
    APPLICABLE TRACK(S): IT - Information Technology          
    SOFTWARE REFERENCED: n/a    
    DATE: Tuesday, 5/26/2020           
    TYPE: Tues all Day Seminar         
    COST: $499         
    PRESENTER: Gus Ortiz, Jenzabar


  • #906 Making FormFlow Work for You
    This hands-on lab will provide you with an intermingling from identifying how FormFlow works and discussing permissions to learning how to create forms and leverage data sources and lookups with forms.  You will also gain an understanding on the reporting of forms and the use of stored procedures to push the data directly into the Jenzabar One product.  We will provide you with sample forms, sample data sources and sample stored procedures to work through and examine the full effect of FormFlow.  This is an excellent lab for any person interested in learning about the robust features and benefits of utilizing the FormFlow tool.     
    PLATFORM(S): EX; J1      
    AUDIENCE EXPERTISE LEVEL: Intermediate          
    APPLICABLE TRACK(S): IT - Information Technology          
    SOFTWARE REFERENCED: Most recent version   
    DATE: Tuesday, 5/26/2020           
    TYPE: Tues all Day LAB   COST: $599         
    PRESENTERS: Michael Poma and Iuliana Watson, Jenzabar
    • #907 Reporting with InfoMaker
      This class will begin by examining the new InfoMaker reporting tool including exploring the environment, working with libraries, creating queries and utilizing the formatting options.  Once we have established a basic knowledge of the product, we will begin to create reports by selecting the appropriate data, joining tables, using expressions, operators, functions and prompts.  This hands-on lab will allow you to use the InfoMaker product to create your own reports and take them back with you to re-purpose when necessary.  If you want to gain a clear and basic understanding of InfoMaker and be able to create your own reports, this lab is for you.          
      PLATFORM: J1  
      AUDIENCE EXPERTISE LEVEL: Beginner   
      APPLICABLE TRACK(S): GEN - General Information            
      SOFTWARE REFERENCED: Most recent version   
      DATE: Tuesday, 5/26/2020           
      TYPE: Tues all Day LAB  
      COST: $599         
      PRESENTER: Chris Schwing, Jenzabar

  • #908 Data Science and Machine Learning in Education

    This session is tailored to higher education executives and starts with an introduction to the data science life cycle (defining problems facing your school, discovering data sources, applying the appropriate types of analyses, and recommending action based on analyses).  We will include time to brainstorm problems.  The second half of the session will dive into statistics and types of analytics projects (with examples).  Participants will be able to take back concrete problems and plans to examine them with data and analytics tools as well as understanding general best practices for educational institutions. Participants should have familiarity with statistics.          
    PLATFORM(S): CX; EX; J1; JX        
    AUDIENCE EXPERTISE LEVEL: Beginner and Intermediate
    APPLICABLE TRACK(S): II - Institutional Intelligence           
    SOFTWARE REFERENCED: n/a    
    DATE: Tuesday, 5/26/2020           
    TYPE: Tues all Day Seminar         
    COST: $499         
    PRESENTER: Colleen Farrelly, Jenzabar   

1/2 Day Seminars & Labs
Tuesday, May 26, 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
OR
Wednesday, May 27, 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Fee does not include lunch

    • #909 Emails and Mail Merge using Jenzabar Recruitment       
      Attend this hands-on lab to understand the process for creating emails using Campaign Builder and sending letters through Conga Mail Merge.  This beginner workshop will walk through the process of actually creating the email/letter and using the merge fields to identify the specific information to be included within your communication.  You may want to bring your own templates if you are already using this feature or start from the beginning to gain a clear understanding of the process.  In either case, you will be able to bring something back that you can use after attending this lab.  
      PLATFORM(S): CX; EX; J1              
      AUDIENCE EXPERTISE LEVEL: Beginner   
      APPLICABLE TRACK(S): RAD - Recruitment & Admissions; IT - Information Technology      
      SOFTWARE REFERENCED: Most recent version     
      DATE: Tuesday, 5/26/2020           
      TYPE: Tues AM 8-12 LAB               
      COST: $299         
      PRESENTER: Kim Berrington, Jenzabar

    • #910 Student Payment Plans

      Would you like to provide your students with the convenience of paying tuition fees in smaller and regularly scheduled installments through our new self-service feature?  This class will provide you with comprehensive and detailed training on the actual setup of these new payment plans including the student signup experience, the back office staff options, making payments, and generating reports.  By attending this hands-on lab, you will gain valuable experience with the plans from start to finish in order to make them available for your students.
      PLATFORM: J1  
      AUDIENCE EXPERTISE LEVEL: Beginner   
      APPLICABLE TRACK(S): FIN - Finance, Business Office, HR & Payroll            
      SOFTWARE REFERENCED: Most recent version   
      DATE: Wednesday, 5/27/2020   
      TYPE: Wed AM 8-12 LAB               
      COST: $299         
      PRESENTER: Iuliana Watson, Jenzabar

      #911 Auditing your SAP
      Attend this hands-on lab to actually perform the general set up steps in order to meet satisfactory academic progress requirements and remain eligible for federal aid.  Bring your own policy!  We will examine the criteria identified in the software used to maintain the appropriate GPA for successful completion of credits and review the impact from both withdrawals or repeats.  This audit will allow you to gain a full understanding of the configurations you are using for SAP requirements and make any necessary changes to properly identify your eligibility.  You will leave this lab with real examples and the ability to choose the appropriate settings for your system.              
      PLATFORM: J1  
      AUDIENCE EXPERTISE LEVEL: Beginner and Intermediate
      APPLICABLE TRACK(S): FAID - Financial Aid           
      SOFTWARE REFERENCED: Most recent version   
      DATE: Wednesday, 5/27/2020   
      TYPE: Wed AM 8-12 LAB               
      COST: $299         
      PRESENTER: Michael Poma, Jenzabar

  • #912 Using Early Alerts

    Are you making the most of Early Alerts?  Are you able to quickly identify factors that may contribute to retaining a student?  In this hands-on lab, we will review the tools and configuration options available in Jenzabar’s Retention Management System to assist your Retention Managers in identifying and keeping your students on track.  Improve your student retention rate by discovering factors that are impacting student success at your institution through the information provided in this lab.      
    PLATFORM(S): CX; EX; J1; JX        
    AUDIENCE EXPERTISE LEVEL: Beginner and Intermediate
    APPLICABLE TRACK(S): STS - Student Success: Advising and Retention      
    SOFTWARE REFERENCED: Most recent version   
    DATE: Wednesday, 5/27/2020   
    TYPE: Wed AM 8-12 LAB               
    COST: $299         
    PRESENTER: Terra Benson, Jenzabar 

  • #913 Application Review and Student Portal
    Attend this lab to actually walk through the build process of both the application review tool and student portal in Jenzabar Recruitment.  The application review tool allows for an automated and electronic review process for your application readers.  The student portal allows you to configure an admissions micro site with information that is dynamic and relative to where the student is within the admissions process.       
    PLATFORM(S): CX; EX; J1; JX        
    AUDIENCE EXPERTISE LEVEL: Beginner and Intermediate
    APPLICABLE TRACK(S): RAD - Recruitment & Admissions; IT - Information Technology      
    SOFTWARE REFERENCED: Most recent version   
    DATE: Wednesday, 5/27/2020   
    TYPE: Wed AM 8-12 LAB               
    COST: $299
    PRESENTER: Ralph Stewart, Jenzabar

  • #914 Advancement 101
    Geared towards new and existing staff members, you will learn about the critical elements associated with the basics of advancement.  This seminar will provide general information on alumni relations, annual giving, major gifts, donor relations, planned giving, and advancement services.  By attending this session, you will gain an understanding of the functional areas beneficial for advancement team members by collaborating with your colleagues more effectively and supporting your fundraising efforts.
    PLATFORM(S): CX; EX; J1; JX        
    AUDIENCE EXPERTISE LEVEL: Beginner   
    APPLICABLE TRACK(S): DE - Advancement & Development           
    SOFTWARE REFERENCED: Most recent version   
    DATE: Wednesday, 5/27/2020   
    TYPE: Wed AM 8-12 Seminar      
    COST: $199         
    PRESENTER: Chris Schwing, Jenzabar

  • #915 Using Izenda with SONIS
    This hands-on workshop will strictly focus on using Izenda with your SONIS software. You will learn how to use instant reports, report designer, and dashboards in order to retrieve and display the specific information you need. If you are already using Izenda or would like to begin doing so, this lab is for you.
    PLATFORM: SONIS    
    AUDIENCE EXPERTISE LEVEL: Beginner and Intermediate  
    APPLICABLE TRACK(S): GEN - General Information         
    SOFTWARE REFERENCED: Most recent version   
    DATE: Wednesday, 5/27/2020   
    TYPE: Wed AM 8-12 LAB      
    COST: $299         
    PRESENTER: Kate Koltvedt, Jenzabar

 

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