Upcoming Training Sessions

As your collection grows, your collections management knowledge should evolve alongside it. The Gallery Systems products are designed around your needs, and the advancements in our field. That’s why we offer continuous training to help you get the most out of your software.

We offer standard and customized training to meet your collections needs, as well as free webinars to answer your every-day questions. Our intensive three-day workshops are offered both on and off site, and include courses in Systems Administration, Crystal Reports for TMS, Core Application Training, and more.

Our custom training is developed around your institution’s specific needs. So if your curators want to learn about object related information and functionality, but your exhibition organizers want in-depth training on the Exhibitions module, we can work with you to develop the training your staff needs.

Whether you are a new client, small organization with limited resources, or you just have some questions about navigating your Gallery Systems product, we have an option for you. Our approach is simple, we support you every step of the way. Let us help you today.

TMS Training

TMS Tuesday: Onboarding & Refresher Training

March 14, April 18, May 9, and June 13, 2017
Location: Online

TMS Tuesday: Onboarding & Refresher Training

Date
Tuesday March 14, 2017 (10:00 am – 4:00 pm)
Tuesday April 18, 2017 (10:00 am – 4:00 pm)
Tuesday May 9, 2017 (10:00 am – 4:00 pm)
Tuesday June 13, 2017 (10:00 am – 4:00 pm)

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Fee: $400

Description
Do you have new staff who need TMS training, or existing team members who could use a review of basic TMS features? Let the expert trainers at Gallery Systems handle your TMS onboarding and refresher training. On one Tuesday each month, our trainers lead a day-long, remote screen-sharing session to bring your selected staff members up to speed in the basic features of TMS. We’ll guide you across the learning curve as you pick up valuable tips and all the fundamentals you need to start using TMS effectively at your organization.

Audience
This training is intended for new users, as well as existing users who wish to brush up on their TMS knowledge.

Prerequisites
None. This course is targeted to users with no TMS experience

Course Objectives
This six-hour course will cover essential TMS functions, especially those related to Objects, Media, and Constituents. After this session, users will possess a good working knowledge of TMS and should feel confident creating object records, linking constituents, creating packages, and managing location moves in the application.

TMS Core Application

April 24 to 28, 2017
Location: 5 Hanover Square, Suite 1900, New York, NY  10004

TMS Core Application

Date: April 24 to 26, 2017

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Fee: $1,650

 Description
This intensive three-day course introduces new users to the basic functionality of TMS. The focus is on cataloguing objects; tracking exhibition, loan, and shipping activities; linking media to records; searching the database; reporting on and exporting data, and more. This is a hands-on class; participants are provided with their own fully configured workstation to use during training.

Audience
This course is appropriate for all TMS users: registrars, curators, educators, archivists, support staff, and all who use TMS on a regular basis.

Prerequisites
This course assumes the student has little or no familiarity with TMS; however, experienced TMS users who wish to expand their understanding or learn additional functionality will also benefit.

Course Objectives
Provide a comprehensive introduction to TMS functionality and techniques. This class covers all new features in TMS 2012, 2014 and 2016.

Crystal Reports

Date: April 27 to 28, 2017

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Fee: $1,100

 Description
This two-day, beginner/intermediate level course covers the core functionality of Crystal Reports and its use as a reporting tool in conjunction with TMS. Students will learn to use the TMS data structure as a basis for designing custom reports for objects, exhibitions, loans, and constituents data.

Audience
This course is typically attended by those responsible for creating custom reports for TMS users. This can include advanced TMS users who wish to design their own custom reports.

Prerequisites
This course assumes the student is already familiar with basic TMS functionality, either through daily use of TMS or by having completed the three-day Core TMS training course.

Course Objectives
Provide a comprehensive introduction to Crystal Reports functionality, enabling the student to produce custom reports for use with TMS.

TMS Advanced Application

March 20 to 24, 2017
Location: 5 Hanover Square, Suite 1900, New York, NY  10004

TMS Configuration

Date: March 20, 2017

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Fee: $600

 Description
This hands-on workshop teaches users how to customize the multiple standard TMS configuration features available. This course focuses on configuring search fields, editing field labels and field-specific Help, changing query groups, and related issues. Participants are provided with their own fully configured workstation to use during training.

Audience
This course is recommended for TMS database administrators or other staff responsible for configuration.

Prerequisites
This course assumes the student is already familiar with basic TMS functionality, either through daily use of TMS or by having completed the three-day Core TMS training course.

Course Objectives
This course seeks to provide a broad familiarity with TMS Configuration features, including how to set basic TMS Configurations, customize the fields available in the Query Assistant, and how to change the Listview default settings.

TMS Security

Date: March 21, 2017

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Fee: $600

 Description
This course demonstrates the TMS security restrictions that control user access to modules, tables, fields, and functions. The TMS Security training will cover the intricacies of configuring security groups, overall settings, and department-level security to user accounts. In addition to covering the mechanics of Security Configuration, this workshop will give pointers for developing an overall plan for the security levels required for your institution’s TMS implementation. Users will be provided with their own fully configured workstation to use during training.

Audience
This course is recommended for Curators, Registrars, TMS database managers, and TMS database administrators.

Prerequisites
This course assumes the user is already familiar with moderate level TMS functionality, most likely through daily use.

Course Objectives
This course seeks to provide a practical knowledge of the TMS security functions and restrictions, and will focus on how to create and modify Security Groups, how to modify functional security settings, how to assign users to security groups, and how to assign security to Crystal Reports.

SQL for TMS Users

Date: March 22, 2017

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Fee: $600

 Description
Structured Query Language (SQL) is the query workhorse behind every TMS search, and can be used to manage data at the database level. This 1-day course is an all-in-one guide to becoming proficient in SQL and learning the basic functions that will speed up your TMS work. This is a hands-on class; participants are provided with their own fully configured workstation to use during training.

Note that this course uses SQL Server. Oracle databases may differ.

Audience
This one-day course is recommended for Registrars, TMS database managers, and TMS database administrators, and all users who are using advanced search features.

Prerequisites
This course assumes users have little to no SQL experience; however, experienced SQL users who wish to expand their understanding or learn additional functionality will also benefit.

Course Objectives
This course seeks to give the user a working understanding of SQL and creating simple queries, building on queries, and navigating the TMS database.

Report Design with SSRS

Date: March 23, 2017

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Fee: $600

 Description
This intensive one-day course introduces users to the new reporting options included in the latest release of TMS. The focus will be on learning the fundamentals of using SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) with TMS. This is a hands-on course and participants will be provided with their own fully configured workstation during training.

Audience
This course is recommended for TMS database administrators and others with a general understanding of the MS SQL Server platform.

Prerequisites
This course assumes users have a working knowledge of the TMS database from daily use, and know the MS SQL server platform.

Course Objectives
Students will leave the course with an understanding of how to configure the SSRS reports for use with TMS, an understanding of the SSRS report templates, the ability to use the SSRS Report Wizard and Report Designer, and an understanding of how to use the filter, group and sort functions.

Advanced Crystal Reports

Date: March 24, 2017

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Fee: $600

 Description
This one-day class is designed for the experienced Crystal Reports user who wants to learn new techniques for designing sophisticated reports.

Audience
This course is typically attended by those responsible for creating custom reports for TMS users. This can include advanced TMS users who wish to design their own custom reports.

Prerequisites
This course assumes the student is already familiar with basic TMS functionality, either through daily use of TMS or by having completed the three-day Core TMS training course. Students should have completed the two-day Crystal Reports training course.

Course Objectives
Provide a deep dive into Crystal Reports functionality, enabling the student to produce sophisticated custom reports for use with TMS.

EmbARK Training

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EmbARK Fundamentals & System Administration

Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Fee: $550

Description
This is the perfect course for a new EmbARK client, a new staff member, or anyone needing a refresher course.

Training Location
Gallery Systems: 5 Hanover Square, Suite 1900 [19th Floor], New York, NY 10004

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Beginning Reports

Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017
Fee: $550

Description
Learn the best techniques for printing information from your EmbARK database. If you have advanced report scripting needs, please feel free to ask about them prior to the class.

Training Location
Gallery Systems: 5 Hanover Square, Suite 1900 [19th Floor], New York, NY 10004

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EmbARK Web Kiosk

Date: Friday, May 5, 2017
Fee: $550

Description
Learn all the basics for implementing EmbARK Web Kiosk. Even if you don’t have Web Kiosk yet, you can learn how your cataloguing practices can be tailored so that Web Kiosk is easy to implement in the future.

Training Location
Gallery Systems: 5 Hanover Square, Suite 1900 [19th Floor], New York, NY 10004

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