Courses & Schedules

Curriculum Courses
Group A: 
Participants will need to complete all courses and quizzes in Group A before moving to Group B.  Additionally, participants must complete online courses through the LMS in order to receive credit.
Group B:
(Group A courses must be completed prior to attending Group B courses.  Course sequencing is enforced in Group B.  Participants will be given access to register for the courses listed below when they are given access to the TRaC Rep Curriculum in the Duke’s Learning Management System.) 
Expense Reports at Duke – An Overview – classroom training and quiz
Expense Reports – Policies and Procedures – classroom training and quiz
Expense Reports – Managing the Process – classroom training and quiz
Expense Reports – International Travel – classroom training and quiz

 

 

 

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Introduction to SAP at Duke

The “Introduction to SAP” course presents general information about the SAP system at Duke. You will learn common SAP language, as well as how to log on to and navigate the system. The course is presented in a series of five short videos and requires successful completion of a short quiz. “Introduction to SAP” is required before taking any other SAP courses. It is not required for either the “iForms Overview” or “Introduction to SAP Business Warehouse” courses.
Target Audience: All Users of SAP
Duration: 45 minutes
Format: Online Training
To View:
Related Materials: Duke SAP Basics User Guide (webpage)

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Introduction to Duke Accounting and Business Practice

The Introduction to Duke Accounting and Business Practice is designed for new employees or individuals new to financial responsibilities. It introduces basic accounting terminology, the cost object structure, and commonly used business processes and transactions. As you register, please note that separate sessions are offered for Duke University/School of Medicine and Duke University Health System.

Registration for this session will be handled through Duke's Learning Management System (LMS). The LMS is accessible by using the Duke@Work portal and accessing the My Career > My Learning tab. See "Related Materials" for further details.
Target Audience: Employees or individuals new to handling Duke financial responsibilities
Duration: 3 hours
Format: Classroom Training
To Register:
Related Materials: How to Access This Training in Duke's LMS (pdf)

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Introduction to Duke General Ledger (G/L) Accounts

The Duke G/L Accounts training is designed for new employees or individuals new to financial responsibilities, and is designed to follow Introduction to Duke Accounting and Business Practices. Delivered on-demand, this video series introduces participants to the various types of G/L accounts, discusses key criteria used to determine appropriate G/L accounts based on a situation, reviews web resources available to assist with this determination, outlines how different roles interact with G/L accounts, and describes common errors and how to avoid them. Participants are strongly encouraged to attend Introduction to Duke Accounting and Business Practices prior to beginning this training.

Videos are grouped into series based on user roles. Be sure to select the video series that best fits your role.
  • Introduction to Duke General Ledger Accounts – SAP Classes – this video series is designed for those who will be attending any SAP classroom training. This will individuals participating in the Financial System Specialist Certification Program or those fulfilling prerequisite requirements to participate in certification supporting grant administration.
  • Introduction to Duke General Ledger Accounts - Payroll Rep-Company 10 - this video series is designed for Department Payroll Representatives who work in Duke University or the School of Medicine.
  • Introduction to Duke General Ledger Accounts – Payroll Rep – DUHS – this video series is designed for Department Payroll Representatives who work in Duke University Health System.
  • Introduction to General Ledger Accounts - Procure to Pay Specialist – this video series is designed for participants in the Procure to Pay Specialist certification program.
  • Introduction to General Ledger Accounting – TRaC Representatives – this videos series is designed for participants in the TRaC Representative certification program.
  • Introduction to General Ledger Accounting – Research Administration – this video series is designed for participants in the RAA Certification or for those in grant specific jobs.


Registration for this session will be handled through Duke's Learning Management System (LMS). The LMS is accessible by using the Duke@Work portal and accessing the My Career > My Learning tab. See "Related Materials" for further details.
Prerequisite(s): 1. Introduction to Duke Accounting and Business Practice
Duration: Varies depending on series
Format: Classroom Training
To Register:
Related Materials: How to Access This Training in Duke's LMS (pdf)

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Online Expense Reports Video Series

The Online Expense Report Tool through Duke@Work is the method for which Duke Employees enter travel, out-of-pocket non-travel expenses and corporate card expenses. Users will learn how to use all facets of the tool including how to process travel and non-travel expenses that involve reimbursements and corporate card charges. These videos provide a comprehensive look at tool functionality for a variety of different transactions and users.

Expense Reports – An Overview

This session provides an overview of expense reports and the associated business processes that support their use across Duke University and Duke University Health System. Specific focus will be given to understanding the roles and responsibilities of the employee, the expense report initiator, the department's TRaC Representative, and the Business Manager in ensuring an efficient and effective departmental process. Participants will explore when each type of expense report is used and best practices for handling a variety of situations. Workflows and strategies for tracking the status of expense reports will also be discussed. Case studies in small breakout groups will provide participants with the opportunity to practice classroom learning.

Please note: Participants cannot register for this class until online videos and the quiz listed below have been completed.

Those participating in TRaC Rep Certification should register for this class through the TRaC Rep Certification Curriculum.

Expense Reports – Policies and Procedures

This session focuses on Duke's institutional policies as it relates to all expenses that are processed through online expenses. Focus is given to expenses incurred through traveling on Duke business, using Duke's corporate card, and requesting reimbursements for out-of-pocket expenses. Participants will explore appropriate purchasing methods to understand the relationship between the purchasing method and the ease and efficiency in processing expense reports. Discussion will focus on expenses in general and specific situations that are common across the institution. Participants will review and gain an in-depth understanding of the Untimely Posting process for corporate card transactions and share best practices based on their experience.

Please note: Participants cannot register for this class until they've attended the prerequisite class.

Those participating in TRaC Rep Certification should register for this class through the TRaC Rep Certification Curriculum.
Target Audience: Department TRaC Representatives and expense reports initiators
Prerequisite(s): 1. Expense Reports at Duke – An Overview
Duration: 3 hours
Format: Classroom Training
To Register:

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Expense Reports – Managing the Process

This session is designed for TRaC Reps or those initiators responsible for creating expense reports and managing them throughout the approval and posting process. Participants will learn how to effectively “see” both corporate card and out-of-pocket expenses through the expense report tool and a variety of reports. Participants will explore workflow steps and the importance of ensuring master data is routinely maintained. Reports will be a key focus in this session – both reports that are provided to departments and those that can be run through the Duke@Work portal – with discussion focusing both on how to execute the reports and how to use the data returned to ensure timely posting of expenses to Duke's ledger.

Please note: Participants cannot register for this class until they've attended the prerequisite classes.

Those participating in TRaC Rep Certification should register for this class through the TRaC Rep Certification Curriculum.
Target Audience: Department TRaC Representatives and expense report initiators
Prerequisite(s): 1. Expense Reports at Duke – An Overview
2. Expense Reports at Duke – Policies and Procedures
Duration: 3 hours
Format: Classroom Training
To Register:

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Expense Reports – International Travel

This session provides a detailed look at International Travel focusing on the policies and procedures that are specific to international trips. Participants will learn how departments may choose to use per diems for international trips along with strategies for handling and documenting currency conversions. The appropriate use and clearing of travel advances will also be discussed along with a review of resources that are available to Duke employees and students who are traveling internationally.

Please note: Participants cannot register for this class until they've attended the prerequisite classes.

Those participating in TRaC Rep Certification should register for this class through the TRaC Rep Certification Curriculum.
Target Audience: Department TRaC Representatives and expense report initiators
Prerequisite(s): 1. Expense Reports at Duke – An Overview
2. Expense Reports at Duke – Policies and Procedures
Duration: 2 hours
Format: Classroom Training
To Register:

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* : Requires valid, pre-specified IP address, affiliation or NetID.
~ : Located outside of the finance.duke.edu domain.