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2019 Pre-Conference Agenda

Half Day Sessions are $250. Please email your purchase order to training@powerschool.com or make a credit card payment here.

The Half Day sessions will run from 8:30-11:30 and 1:00-4:00 on October 14, 2019. 

Check-in for the pre-conference sessions will begin at 7:30 a.m. Breakfast will be provided from 7:00-9:00 a.m. Lunch will be on your own and lunch options will be available at registration time.

If you would like to register for more than one session, you will need to register for each session separately.

Cancellation Policy: You will need to notify PowerSchool at least 10 days prior to event if you are unable to attend your registered session. Otherwise your district will be invoiced for the session. Also, cancellation of registration for the Conference itself does not cancel your registration for the Pre-Conference sessions. Please email training@powerschool.com with any cancellation notifications or questions.

Position Management from Beginning to End (Half Day - AM $250)

Proper management of positions and allocations are becoming increasingly important in the K-12 environment. During this pre-conference session, you will learn about all of the ways to better manage your allocations including position requisition, position management, position control, and position budgeting. This session will review best practice methods and recommended ways that you can improve your internal processes. This session will be from 8:30 am - 11:30 am.

Payroll Contract Reconciliation Deep Dive (Half Day - PM $250)

Learn practical strategies for solving common PY Contract out of balance issues. The session will include a review of PY Contract concepts, setup, and pay assignments. Additionally, this session will feature step-by-step reconciliation procedures and a review of available reconciliation tools. This session will be from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

The Magic Behind Recurring Calculations (Half Day - AM $250)

In this session you will learn how to turbo-charge BusinessPlus, harnessing the power of recurring calculations. This session will feature a best practice discussion of recurring calculations and will feature setup, creation, and running of recurring calculations as well as reviewing intermediate results and importing/exporting options. Practical examples will be demonstrated. This session will be from 8:30 am - 11:30 am.

BusinessPlus Budgeting Best Practices (Half Day - PM $250)

Learn best practices for budgeting beginning to end. During this session you will learn how to configure, load, adjust, analyze, and manage your district budgets. Concepts covered include budget preparation from Budget Item Detail and Position Budgeting modules, flat file interface, and direct budget update. This session will be from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

Workflow Models and How to Build Them (Half Day - AM $250)

This is a practical workflow building workshop. The session will include a workflow overview and best practice recommendations. This session will be from 8:30 am - 11:30 am.

BusinessPlus Administration Console: Beginning to End (Half Day - PM $250)

In this session you will learn about the various tasks that can be performed and tools that can be used in the Administration Console. Topics covered will include Documents Online, CDD, Database Tools, Security, and 7i Server. This session will be from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

Employee Payroll from Pay Rate Setup to Payroll Processing (Half Day AM - $250)

Take this opportunity to learn how to process your payroll from start to finish using the recommended techniques from our eFinancePlus Professionals. This 1/2 day course will walk through each part of the payroll process ensuring that you know how to maximize your processes, importing timecards and attendance. We will also review all of the resulting reports that are available after processing payrolls. This session will be from 8:30 am - 11:30 am.

Human Resources: Activity Tracker and User Defined Screens (Half Day PM - $250)

The Personnel Activity Tracker and User Defined Screens allow users to take information stored outside of eFinancePlus and import it into defined screens for the purpose of creating a knowledge base for reporting on key topics including; FMLA Tracking, Key Dates, Position Details and Workers Comp incidents. This session will be from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

Master Schedule Puzzle – Making All the Pieces Fit! (Half Day – AM $250)

In this session, you will learn how to build a master schedule from the very beginning. What you do first, second, etc. We will discuss how to use the tools and reports in eSchoolPlus to help you build a more efficient master schedule in order to maximize the number of students fully scheduled. This session will be from 8:30am-11:30am.

Deep Dive into 4.2 and 19.4 (Half Day – AM $250)

The 4.2 and 19.4 releases included several new features that are turned off by default, in order to ensure easy deployment. If you would like training on these new features and how they might benefit your district, please join us for this deep dive into how to set up and utilize this great new set of functionality. This session will be from 1pm-4pm.

Building Dashboards in Cognos 11 (Half Day - AM $250)

Unlock the power of visualizations using Cognos Analytics (Cognos 11)!! In this session, you will learn tips and tricks of creating compelling dashboards that will give meaningful insight to your data in seconds. This session will be from 8:30 am - 11:30 am.

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