Training Schedule

We offer a variety of training on different topics within the CMS to support our users. Some sessions provide a hands-on learning experience while others are more demonstrative.

  • Beginner level sessions are recommended for all new CMS users and provide the basic foundation necessary for working in the CMS.
  • Intermediate level sessions are suggested for CMS users familiar with the basic functionality of the CMS but who want to learn more best practices.
  • Advanced level sessions are suggested for CMS users comfortable with working in the CMS but who want to learn more advanced best practices.

Training Sessions Offered

CMS Beginner

CMS 101: Learning the Basics

An overview of the Adobe Experience Manager Content Management System (CMS). This lesson will cover the basics of navigating the CMS, creating new pages, editing content, and using the Digital Asset Manager (DAM).

CMS Beginner

Hands-On: Practicing the CMS

A more in-depth look at the CMS that provides participants the opportunity to build sample webpages. This lesson will include the rich text editor, commonly used components, and the DAM.

CMS Intermediate

CMS Design & Layout Best Practices

Co-facilitated by a web designer, this training session is recommended for users of all levels who want to learn design and layout best practices for working in NYU's mobile-friendly web design.

CMS Intermediate

CMS Authoring Tips & Tricks

Designed for participants wanting to gain comfort in the CMS. This lesson will cover best practices with components, accessibility considerations, and suggestions for creating appealing sites.

CMS Advanced

Getting the Most Out of the CMS

Designed for participants comfortable working in the CMS that would like to learn more. This lesson will include version control, column control, and annotations.

Online Training

Some previously held training sessions have been recorded and published online for reference. Please note that as of late August 2016 the NYU website went live with a refreshed design, some training content dated prior to then may reference components or features that are no longer available however the overall authoring experience has remained the same.


Please note:

  • Some sessions may have an option to attend virtually
  • Some sessions may be recorded and made available online
  • Session locations and times may change based on the topic and date
  • Participants in our hands-on training sessions must have a CMS account
  • Due to space constraints, an RSVP will always be required and can be done through the event calendar listing

For any questions regarding CMS training sessions, email cms.training@nyu.edu.