IT Training Opportunities

Gear Up for Greatness with OIT Training Opportunities

OIT Instructor-Led Training

Our schedule is posted on, and includes sessions ranging from Sitecore basics, content creation with Adobe tools, and a telephone feature Q&A.

Want to view our sessions on your own schedule? Our more popular sessions are recorded and available on-demand at

Here are even more training resources to explore:

LinkedIn Learning: On-Demand Training on Thousands of Topics

LinkedIn Learning is one of our best-kept secrets. Employees have access to thousands of online tutorials on nearly every topic! To check out all of this great content, visit Most online training courses have exercise files and you can watch and work at your own pace. Here are a few that you can get started with:

Deep Dive with Microsoft

We offer FREE Microsoft certifications and practice exams and materials for employees. This can be a great goal for performance reviews. This is all self-paced and your staff can be as aggressive as they want to be to earn certifications.

  • Excel Associate (Excel and Excel 2019)
  • Outlook Associate (Outlook and Outlook 2019)
  • PowerPoint Associate (PowerPoint and PowerPoint 2019)
  • Word Associate (Word and Word 2019)
  • Microsoft Access Expert (Access and Access 2019)
  • Microsoft Excel Expert (Excel and Excel 2019)
  • Microsoft Word Expert (Word and Word 2019)

Information sessions for Microsoft certifications will be held via Zoom on March 11 and April 21.

Deep Dive with Adobe

We also offer FREE certification exams for Adobe products. Study resources are provided with Adobe Education Exchange and links to those items are also on

  • Digital Video Using Adobe Premiere Pro CC (2018)
  • Graphic Design & Illustration Using Adobe Illustrator (2018)
  • Multiplatform Animations Using Adobe Animate CC (2018)
  • Print & Digital Media Publication Using Adobe InDesign (2018)
  • Visual Design Using Photoshop CC (2019)
  • Web Authoring Using Adobe Dreamweaver (2018)

For additional info on Adobe certifications, we will be holding multiple information sessions during the spring. Visit the IT Training web site for details and to register.

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Zach Peterson

Zach is a Senior IT Training & Communications Consultant with OIT. Zach began his SMU career at the IT Help Desk in 2012 and joined the Training & Communications Team in 2015. He is a 2011 graduate from the University of North Texas and obtained a Master of Liberal Studies degree from SMU in 2018. He enjoys reading and collecting vintage and antique radio sets. He grew up in Valley View, Texas near Denton.