System Basics Course Outline

Description

System Basics is an introduction to the Nebraska Information System. This course will provide information on how to navigate through and work within the system.

Note: Some of the work instructions below may have an interactive NVISION course available. If you are not sure how to use NVISION click here for a brief online course detailing how to take an NVISION course.

Lesson 1: Introduction to NIS

1)       Understanding NIS

       Introduction to Nebraska Information System

1)       Structure

2)       Look and Feel

       Logging In and Out of NIS * NVISION Course * HTML Version (for blind and visually impaired) * Job Aid

1) Logging In

2) To Log Out

       Changing Your Password * NVISION Course * HTML Version (for blind and visually impaired) * Job Aid

1) To Change Your NIS Password

       Navigating Nebraska Information System * NVISION Course * HTML Version (for blind and visually impaired) * Job Aid

1) To Navigate Forward Through the Menu Hierarchy

2) To Open Menus, Programs, and Reports

3) To Navigate Backwards Through Visited Menus 

Lesson 2: Working with NIS

1)       Working with Program Windows * NVISION Course * HTML Version (for blind and visually impaired) * Job Aid

       To Display a Grid

       To Use Tools in Program Windows

       To Move From Field to Field and Tab to Tab

       To Review Errors or Warnings

2) Working With Exits * NVISION Course * HTML Version (for blind and visually impaired) * Job Aid

       To Work with a Row Exit

       To Work with a Tools Exit

       To Work with a Form Exit

3) Using Help and Other Prompts

       To Display Filed-Level Help

       To Display Application Help

       To Display Other Information

4)Customizing a Grid * NVISION Course * HTML Version (for blind and visually impaired) * Job Aid

       To Create a New Grid Format

       To Select a Grid Format

       To Customize the Display and Order of the Columns

       To Change Column Color, Text Color, and Text Options

       To Re-sequence Data in a Grid

       To Rename a Format

       To Delete a Format

5) Working with Records * NVISION Course * HTML Version (for blind and visually impaired) * Job Aid

       To Search for a Record

       To Add a Record

       To Change a Record

       To Delete a Record

6) Working with Grids * NVISION Course * HTML Version (for blind and visually impaired)

       To Export Data From a Grid Job Aid

       To Import Data to a Grid Job Aid

7) Working with Attachments * NVISION Course * HTML Version (for blind and visually impaired) * Job Aid

       To Check for and View an Attachment

       To Attach and Delete a Media Object to a Record

       To Print an Attachment

Lesson 3: Reports 

1)       Understanding Reports

2)       Running Reports * NVISION Course * HTML Version (for blind and visually impaired) * Job Aid

       To Select a Report Version

       To Enter Data Selections

       To Enter Data Sequencing Information

       To Enter Processing Options

3)       Running/Viewing Reports in CSV * NVISION Course * HTML Version (for blind and visually impaired) * Job Aid

4)       Working with Submitted Reports * NVISION Course * HTML Version (for blind and visually impaired) * Job Aid

       Work with Submitted Reports Using View Job Status

       Work with Submitted Reports Using Work with Batch Versions

       Review Errors on Requested Reports

       Delete Completed Jobs from the Submitted Job Search 

Lesson 4: Employee Self Service 

 

1)       Time Entry

       Entering Time Cards using Employee Self Service Daily Time Entry * NVISION Course * HTML Version (blind & visually impaired users) * Job Aid

       Entering Time Cards using Employee Self Service Summary Time Entry * NVISION Course * HTML Version (blind & visually impaired users) * Job Aid

 

2)       Benefits

       Reviewing Current Elections * NVISION Course * HTML Version (blind & visually impaired users) * Job Aid

 

3)       Other

       Reviewing Pay Stub * NVISION Course * HTML Version (blind & visually impaired users) * View & Print Paystub Job Aid * View & Print in CSV Job Aid

       Reviewing Leave Balances * NVISION Course * HTML Version (blind & visually impaired users) * Job Aid

       Reviewing Employee Personal Profile * NVISION Course * HTML Version (blind & visually impaired users) * Job Aid

       Auto Deposit Instructions * NVISION Course * HTML Version (blind & visually impaired users) * Job Aid

       W4 Review * NVISION Course * HTML Version (blind & visually impaired users) * Job Aid

Review Your Knowledge

       System Basics