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Develop your skills: January classes and online resources

Start 2011 by expanding your professional skills. January classes from UC’s Learning Center include: Excel Introduction, Excel Intermediate and Communication Basics for Supervisors and Team Leaders. Or go online for the new Quick Tips guide on leading efffective webinars. Details below.

Excel 2007 Introduction
Jan. 12, 9 a.m.-4p.m., 1111 Franklin, Room 7107
Microsoft Excel 2007 makes it easy to crunch numbers and organize data in an immediately comprehensible format. After the hands-on practice you’ll get in this class, you’ll return to your job equipped and ready to create professional Excel spreadsheets quickly and efficiently.

Excel 2007 Intermediate

Jan. 26, 9 a.m.-4p.m., 1111 Franklin, Room 7107
Go beyond the basics in this Intermediate Excel training course. More than just a simple spreadsheet program, Excel is a valuable data analysis tool with features ranging from advanced filter options to displaying a secondary axis to compare multiple trends in a chart.

Communication Basics for Supervisors and Team Leaders

Jan. 27, 1-5 p.m., 1111 Franklin, Room 10325
In this interactive workshop, develop your communication skills to more effectively manage your employees and achieve your personal and team goals.

To Sign Up

To Sign Up: Log in to the UC Learning Center <>  with your UCOP username and password. Search for the class title, click “register” to make your selection, and then click “submit” to enroll.

Quick Tips for Leading Effective Webinars: New Online Resource
Following these tips can improve your webinars or help you lead your first one. Design your presentation to engage participants and avoid common pitfalls.

To Sign Up
Log in to the UC Learning Center <>  by entering your UCOP user name and password. Search for “Quick Tips” and click the green Start button to open the document in a new window.

Questions? Contact Tacy Trowbridge at 510-987-0673 or

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