Learn more about HCM and CU’s processes with training resources.

Upcoming Webinars

Employee Services holds reoccurring webinars focused on topics related to HCM and payroll. Each webinar ends with a live question-and-answer session, as time allows. 

See the full schedule of monthly webinars and structured labs. 

 Calculating a Pay Check

Description: Outside of contract pay, take a good look at what effects pay, including work schedule, status, pay rates, and leave. This webinar also looks at recording and uploading time through CU Time and My Leave.

 Date: Tuesday, September 10

Time: 3-4 p.m.

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(Next month) Special Pay

Description:  Outside of contract pay, take a good look at what effects pay, including work schedule, status, pay rates, and leave. This webinar also looks at recording and uploading time through CU Time and My Leave.

Date: Tuesday, October 8

Time: 3-4 p.m.

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Recorded Webinars

Hiring Best Practices

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Description: To hire, or to rehire? That may be a question you need answer. Or how about to create a position, or prepare an existing one? This webinar looks at hiring decisions and practices related to HCM data entry. This session also looks at the difference between funding a vacant or a filled position with an incumbent. You will also learn about common errors and how to avoid them.


Date recorded: August 13, 2019

 Duration: 1 hour

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PDF: Coming Soon

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faculty Contracts

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Description: Get a handle on setting up faculty contracts. In this session, we’ll review contract set-up fields and the effect of contract-related begin and end dates. You will get to look at pay rate changes and the renewal process as well as how contract pay (CRG) and earnings not paid (ENP) are calculated. Also, see how contract details information effects budgeting and funding setup. And finally, see how the accrual process posts to the general ledger (GL).


Date recorded: July 16, 2019

Duration: 1 hour

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Webinar Resources

PDF: Faculty Contracts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Payroll Reporting In HCM and the General Ledger

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Description: This webinar covers resources in HCM for managing and reviewing position funding and job data that impact a paycheck, including using mFIN reports to review payroll and encumbrances as they post to the general ledger.

 Date recorded: June 18, 2019

 Duration: 1 hour


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Funding Distribution Basics and Suspense Clearing

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Description: What’s the relationship between funding and position? This webinar takes a good look at them both so you can see how job-data compensation, frequency, and standard hours factor into funding distributions. We’ll also review why payroll goes to suspense.

 Date recorded: June 4, 2019

 Duration: 1 hour


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Department Budget Table and Fiscal Rollover

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Description: This webinar looks at how the department budget table (DBT) manages and stores funding entry data, including earnings, suspense, taxes and deductions. See how the DBT is related to position, department and fiscal year. Look at the fiscal-year rollover process and deadlines, and consider funding entry before, during and after the rollover period.

 Date recorded: May 7, 2019

 Duration: 55 minutes

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Audits and Time Leave Processing

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Description: This webinar will review what controls pay and how job data and leave systems work together for the employee to be paid correctly.  We will also review what is required for the department user to upload time sheets from My Leave to CU Time for payroll processing.  We will discuss the audit reports used before and after payroll is processed.  Participants will learn how to use additional reports to audit individual time sheets for specific periods of time.   

 Date recorded: April 23, 2019

 Duration: 40 minutes


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PDF: Audits and Time Leave Processing 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Employee Time and Leave Recording- My Leave

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Description: This webinar will review tracking time and leave using the My Leave time keeping system.  Participants will review how to set up preferences, record exception time usage, submit time sheets and read balances on the My Leave time sheets.  Attendee's will also learn how to set up their departments in My Leave. Finally, information on time entry reports will be reviewed. 

 Date recorded: March 12, 2019

 Duration: 45 minutes


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PDF:  Employee Time and Leave Recording- My Leave  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HCM Data Road Map

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Description: Attendees will learn how data is successfully entered into HCM, ensuring smooth payroll processing and accurate employee pay.  Whether you are a new, infrequent user, or a seasoned HCM liaison, there is something for everyone reviewing the important data points that contribute to successful employee payroll. 

 Date recorded: February 26, 2019

 Duration: 50 minutes


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PDF:  HCM Data Road Map 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Learn about HCM with courses

Take our online HCM Skillsoft courses when it's convenient for you. Courses that are successfully completed are recorded as complete in HCM.  

Featured Course: HCM Hiring Employees

 Duration: 30 minutes

Description: This course is for HCM users who hire employees, rehire former employees and assign additional jobs to active employees. During this course, practice creating a hire transaction and checking its status with simulations.

Complete Course

 

Resources
Step-by-Step: Hiring an Employee

 

 

 

HCM Fundamentals

 Duration: 20 minutes

Description: This course is for new HCM users and covers the basic concepts of PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM). Learn what HCM is, how it integrates with other systems, navigation and other important information you'll need to know when beginning to use the system.

Complete Course

 

Resources
Step-by-Step: Getting Started with HCM
Step-by-Step: Running Queries

 

 

 

HCM Paying People

 Duration: 45 minutes

Description: This course is for HR and HCM Department users who enter transactions that affect jobs and pay. Learn the concepts of pay data used in HCM, including pay groups and pay cycles, contracts, payment types, payroll expense transfers and personnel effort reports.

Complete Course

 

Resources
 Step-by-Step: Working with Contracts
 Step-by-Step: Making a Pay Rate Change

 

 

 

HCM Updating Data

 Duration: One hour

Description: This course is for anyone who uses HCM to update job data: Entering transfers, promotions or terminations. Learn about tasks associated with managing employee data in HCM, including personal data, persons of interest (POIs) and different personnel actions associated with the life cycle of an employee.

Complete Course

 

Resources
Web Resource: Recruit and Hire 

 

 

 

Recruiting with CU Careers

 Duration: One hour

Description: This course is required for all new HCM and CU Careers users before they gain access to the systems. Learn about concepts, tools and features of the online applicant tracking system CU Careers, which is used by the University of Colorado to recruit employees.

Complete Course

 

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 Web Resource: Recruit and Hire 

 

 

 

My Leave for Supervisors

 Duration: 30 minutes

Description: This course is for supervisors with employees using the online time entry system My Leave. Learn how to review submitted time before approving it. After completing this course, supervisors will understand how to read and approve submitted time, timesheets, and leave requests correctly.

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Practice your HCM skills

These online simulations allow you to practice your skills. Some contain optional assessments to measure how well you remembered tasks you practiced, but your score is not recorded.

Direct Hire

Description: Learn how to add a person and hire them using the Transaction Launch Page. NOTE: This training has audio, you will need headphones. Start buttons appear after audio instructions are complete.

 Duration: 30 minutes

Practice

Resources
Streamline Guide: Hiring a New Employee (Direct Hire) 
Step-by-Step: Hiring an Employee

 

 

 

Additional Job on Contract

Description: Learn how to use the Transaction Launch Page to add an additional job to a current employee who is on a contract. NOTE: This training has audio, you will need headphones. Start buttons appear after audio instructions are complete.

 Duration: 30 minutes

Practice

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Step-by-Step: Working with Contracts
Step-by-Step: Hiring an Employee

 

 

 

ATS Hire

Description: Learn how to hire an ATS candidate with the Transaction Launch Page. NOTE: This training has audio, you will need headphones. Start buttons appear after audio instructions are complete.

 Duration: 30 minutes

Practice

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Streamline Guide: Hiring an Applicant New Hire
Step-by-Step: Hiring an Employee

 

 

 

Rehire

Description: Walk through the process of rehiring an employee with the Transaction Launch Page. NOTE: This training has audio, you will need headphones. Start buttons appear after audio instructions are complete.

 Duration: 30 minutes

Practice

Resources
Streamline Guide: Rehiring an Employee 
Step-by-Step: Hiring an Employee

 

 

 

POI Hire

Description: See how to hire a person of interest (POI) using the Transaction Launch Page. NOTE: This training has audio, you will need headphones. Start buttons appear after audio instructions are complete.

 Duration: 30 minutes

Practice

Resources
Streamline Guide: Hiring a Person of Interest (POI)
Step-by-Step: Hiring an Employee

 

 

 

Payroll Expense Transfer (PET) Lab

PDF: Introduction to Payroll Expense Transfer (PET) Lab

Description: HCM PET Paycheck Search and Distributions: In this training exercise, you will create a payroll expense transfer, or PET. You will search for checks, update earnings, and confirm taxes and deductions. 

 Duration: 30 minutes

Practice

Description: HCM PET Multiline with Grant: In this training exercise, you will create a payroll expense transfer, or PET, for multiple checks with multiple paylines (earnings, deductions and taxes). 

 Duration: 30 minutes

Practice

Resources
Quick Reference Guide: PET Data Page Map
Captivate Training Guide: Search for Paychecks and Update Distributions


 

 

Resources

Quick Reference Guide: PET Data Page Map 
Captivate Training Guide: Creating a PET with Multiple Lines and Grant Funding

 

Practice Transactions in the Training Environment

The links below provide you access to the HCM TRN environment. Here, you can practice the training scenarios discussed in the structured labs. This data is scrambled and is not connected to the HCM production environment. 

Find your campus below, then sign in using your CU login credentials.  

 

New to HCM?  Access resources to help you. 

  Step-by-Step: Getting Started with HCM
 Glossary: Human Capital Management Terms
Job Aid: Disabling Pop-Up Blockers and Clearing Cache