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Classes and Workshops

  • Pre-registration is required for all classes. See individual listings for the date that registration opens for that particular class.
  • All classes listed below take place in downtown Oakland.
  • Log into UC Learning Center (UCLC) to pre-register and see full class description and location. (See instructions at bottom of this page.)
  • For general information about learning and development opportunities at UCOP, visit the Local Human Resources webpage.

August 2018

Tableau Server Workshop

Date: Aug. 1 (two classes offered)

Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Introduction) and 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. (Tableau PREP)

Location: Franklin

During this hands on workshop you will work with the Tableau team to learn the ins and outs of modern analytics. The workshop will focus on the use of Tableau Server to develop, access and publish visual analytics for the enterprise.

Topics will include:

• Using Tableau’s Web Authoring capabilities for content creation and data discovery

• Collaborating and sharing best practices with diverse departments and business units

• Governing data to create a self-service environment that is scalable, yet secure and available to business users

By the end of the workshop you’ll learn about the benefits of Tableau’s modern approach and get hands on training to bring self-service analytics at scale back to your organization in a secure and governed fashion.

 

PowerPoint – Introductions

Date: Aug. 15

Time: 9 a.m.– 4 p.m.

Location: Franklin

Microsoft PowerPoint Introduction helps the learner build proficiency in developing persuasive, dynamic slide show presentations which combine graphics, text and animation effects.  In this course, the participant will learn to expedite presentation creation with the Outline mode, Masters and Templates tools.

Participants gain hands-on experience with the following:

  • Navigate PowerPoint’s features using the new “Fluent” interface
  • Create and modify a slideshow in minutes
  • Perfect mouse and keyboard controls for precision editing
  • Use the Format Painter to easily match character styles
  • Insert and adjust WordArt, SmartArt, and Excel-created tables and charts
  • Emphasize information by adding animated transition effects
  • Use PowerPoint themes to give presentations a professional look and feel
  • Manage multiple versions of the same presentation by applying the “hide” feature
  • Add speaker notes to keep on track
  • …and much more!

 

Tableau Server Workshop

Date: Aug. 29 (two classes offered)

Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Introduction) and 1 – 4 p.m. (Tableau PREP)

Location: Franklin

During this hands on workshop you will work with the Tableau team to learn the ins and outs of modern analytics. The workshop will focus on the use of Tableau Server to develop, access and publish visual analytics for the enterprise.

Topics will include:

  • Using Tableau’s Web Authoring capabilities for content creation and data discovery
  • Collaborating and sharing best practices with diverse departments and business units
  • Governing data to create a self-service environment that is scalable, yet secure and available to business users

By the end of the workshop you’ll learn about the benefits of Tableau’s modern approach and get hands on training to bring self-service analytics at scale back to your organization in a secure and governed fashion.

 

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How to Register

To register for any of these classes, go to the UC Learning Center:

  • Log in using your UCOP login and password
  • Using the Search box on the left, type in the name of the class you want
  • Click the session you want, then click on the Register box and Submit

If you enroll in a class and are unable to attend, please be sure to cancel your registration so that your slot can be made available to others interested in the class. Cancel through the UC Learning Center 48 hours before the scheduled class time, or contact Learning & Development.