Finance Open Lab Schedule for July to December 2012

Several Finance Open Labs have been scheduled.  Open labs are informal sessions where qualified personnel are available to assist department users who have access to the Finance System (CFS), including Finance Data Warehouse & Cognos reports, and Financial Transaction Services (FTS).  Come to the open lab for help on a number of topics:be r of

  • Understanding Procurement policies and guidelines
  • Entering Requisitions or Travel Authorizations/Reimbursements in FTS
  • Running a PO Life Cycle report in CFS
  • Assistance in reviewing financial activity in a Finance Data Warehouse report
  • Navigating the Procurement/Accounts Payable website
  • Recording receipts and inspections
  • Reviewing PO/requisition information in CFS


All labs run on Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in Clark Hall 505
on each of the days listed below.  Be sure to bring your login information with you.

July 27
Aug. 10
Aug. 24
Sept. 7
Sept. 21
Oct. 5
Oct. 19  Cancelled
Nov. 2
Nov. 16
Nov. 30
Dec. 14
Employees in need of training to access the Finance systems (FTS, CFS, and Data Warehouse) should contact the CMS Help Desk first for assistance at .
A list of training courses required to access the Finance
systems can be found on CMS’s website- .

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