Training

Explore new Workday training pages

We’ve developed a set of new training pages to help Workday users access the training they need quickly and easily. Explore new pages for finance, human resources, and payroll professionals, and reporting in Workday. Or, view essential training for faculty, managers, and general employees. Visit the Workday training page for more training and resources.

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Changes to reference guide titles

We’ve updated the titles of two reference guides to provide clarity about their contents, and make them easier to locate in the Knowledge Base. Based on user feedback, we’ve changed the title of Create Spend Authorization to Create, Approve, Change, or Close a Spend Authorization. Additionally, the guide previously titled Create Expense Report is now titled Create, Approve, Change, […]

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PIs encouraged to attend Cost Determination Guidelines training

Principal Investigators (PIs) are responsible for the expenditures charged to their grants. Federal Uniform Guidance and WSU policy (BPPM 40.09) requires that sponsored expenditures comply with four cost principles: reasonableness, allocability, consistency, and allowability. PIs are encouraged to attend an upcoming training session to lean more about how the four cost principles apply to their […]

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February training materials update

Recent changes include usability updates, process updates, new reports, and addition of helpful information. Here are the new and updated training materials and resources for February: General User Information Delegation Finance Create Supplier Request Create Request for Supplier Change Create Supplier Invoice Request Create, Approve, Change, or Close a Spend Authorization Create, Approve, Change, or […]

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Schedule grants training for your college or department

Christine Galbreath, Modernization’s Lead Business Systems Analyst for Grants, is currently accepting requests from colleges and departments to bring a unique training opportunity to their faculty. Colleges may reach out to Christine to schedule a training session designed to help Principal Investigators (PIs) and other staff involved in grants management learn about grants reporting in […]

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January training materials update

Recent changes include new HCM, Finance and Grants guides; minimum wage impacts to compensation ranges and steps; new spend categories; updated screenshots and terminology and usability updates. Here are the new and updated training materials and resources for January: General User Information Workday Glossary Workday My Tasks (Inbox) and Notifications View and Print W-2 Year […]

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COVID-19 mandates lifted

In compliance with the state of Washington, WSU has begun the process of removing COVID-19 related protocols. Following October 31, 2022, COVID-19 protocols will no longer be required. On September 8, 2022, Governor Inslee announced an end to the remaining COVID-19 emergency orders and state of emergency by October 31, 2022. President Schulz announced on Friday, October 21, […]

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FAQs and additional resources for Mass Time Submission

On Saturday, October 8, 2022, HR initiated a mass time submission event. This automated action submitted time to Time Approvers for all time entries with the status of Not Submitted, Denied, or Sent Back for the period of December 16, 2020 through August 31, 2022. New resources are available to address frequently asked questions and provide guidance in […]

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