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Classes and Workshops

Advance registration is required for all classes through UC Learning Center (instructions at bottom of page). Visit the UCOP L&D page for more information about learning and development opportunities including our popular cohort programs.

Looking for a training we don’t currently offer? Request a class here.

Download and print a poster of this month’s classes: September Poster (pdf). (*Dates and times may change and will only be updated on this website, not on the poster.)

Upcoming Classes and Workshops


Do’s and Don’ts of Effective Presentations (Franklin): Thursday, September 19, 1-4pm

Powerpoint Beginner/Intermediate (Online): Monday, September 23, 9am-4pm

Powerpoint Beginner/Intermediate (Franklin): Friday, September 27, 9am-4pm

Part 1: Powerpoint Advanced (Online) : Wednesday, September 25, 1-4pm

Part 2: Powerpoint Advanced (Online): Thursday, September 26, 9am-12pm

PowerPoint Techniques(Online): Thursday, October 24, 11:30am - 1:00pm

What makes a great meeting, conference or other public-speaking event? A skilled presenter with a visually engaging presentation. Perfect both skills by creating your own professional development bundle. Mix and match these three classes — or take them all — to make your next presentation pop. Please note that both sessions are required for PowerPoint Advanced course completion.  See registration pages for detailed course descriptions.

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Sharepoint Fundamentals (Online)

Online: Tuesday, September 24, 9am - 4pm

This highly-rated class is now back by popular demand! If you use Microsoft SharePoint to facilitate collaboration, you’ll want to attend this hands-on workshop to improve your skills. You will learn tips on managing your SharePoint site including lists, documents and new sorting, filtering and searching tools. Register early as seats are limited.

Register for Sharepoint Fundamentals (Online)

Accomplishing More With Less (Online)

Online Session 1: Tuesday, October 1, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Online Session 2: Tuesday, October 8, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Online Session 3: Tuesday, October 15, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Bombarded by information? Persistently interrupted and side-tracked? Always juggling competing and changing priorities? Frustrated with digital overload? This fun and engaging series of 3 workshops, facilitated by “People on the Go,” gives breakthrough techniques for difficult time and productivity challenges.

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Mindfulness at Work Webinar

Online: Thursday, October 3, 11:00am - 12:30pm

This one-hour webinar led by People-OnTheGo focuses on increasing awareness of our surroundings and the impact that our thoughts, emotions, and actions have on our experience. Most importantly, this workshop will equip you with a method to become more mindful, more purposeful, and more effective at work and beyond. Note: Registration deadline is 7 days before the class date.

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Managing Change and Transitions: Thursday, October 10, 9am-4pm

Making Change Work For You: Tuesday, October 22, 2:30-4pm

Change can be uncomfortable, and even scary sometimes. One of the best ways of dealing with change is to learn how to manage it effectively. These two workshops will help you do just that. Managing Change is a full-day class, and Making Change Work For You is a 90-minute workshop. In both, you will gain practical tools for managing change effectively for you and those around you.

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Adobe Acrobat Accessibility

Online: Thursday, October 10, 9:00am - 4:00pm

Do you need convert documents into PDFs and ensure they are accessibility compliant? Want to learn tips and tricks to make the process faster? Come learn in this engaging and custom workshop from Academy X.

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Series: Project Management Fundamentals

Project Management: Initiating a Project (1 of 3): Thursday, October 17, 8:30am - 12:30pm

Project Management: Planning and Estimating a Project (2 of 3): Monday, October 21, 8:30am - 12:30pm

Project Management: Scheduling and Tracking a Project (3 of 3): Wednesday, October 23, 8:30am - 12:30pm

Smartsheet for PMs (Class 1): Monday, November 4, 8:30am - 12:30pm

Smartsheet for PMs(Class 2): Wednesday, November 13, 8:30am - 12:30pm

Smartsheet for PMs(Class 3): Saturday, November 30, 8:30am - 12:30pm

Class 1 - MS Project(Class 1): Tuesday, November 5, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Class 2 - MS Project(Class2): Tuesday, November 12, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Taught by popular instructor Raj Kapur, this three-part course will give you the tools you need to succeed with project management fundamentals. All three sessions are required for course completion. Afterwards, choose your favorite software tool between MS Project or SmartSheet!

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Series: Financial Planning with Fidelity

Make the Most of the UC Retirement Savings Program (Franklin): Friday, October 18, 12:00pm - 12:45pm

Create a Budget, Ditch Your Debt, and Start Building for the Future (Franklin): Friday, October 18, 12:45pm - 1:30pm

Women and Investing - Organize, Plan, Own Your Future (Franklin): Tuesday, November 19, 12:00pm - 12:45pm

Fundamentals of Retirement Income Planning (Franklin): Tuesday, November 19, 12:45pm - 1:30pm

Learn directly from experts at Fidelity Financial! These classes help you learn about your UC retirement benefits and managing your financial life—from everyday money matters to growing and protecting the life you’ve built. Courses rotate regularly, so check back often! Note: You’ll have to select both “Franklin” and “Kaiser” to see all available classes on their registration page.

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Sharepoint Intermediate: Site Administration

Franklin + Online: Thursday, September 12, 9:15-11:45am Register for Sharepoint Intermediate: Site Administration on Thursday, September 12

Franklin + Online: Thursday, December 12, 9:15-11:45am Register for Sharepoint Intermediate: Site Administration on Thursday, December 12

MS Excel Techniques (Online)

Online: Tuesday, September 17, 9:30-11am Register for MS Excel Techniques (Online) on Tuesday, September 17

Advanced Pivot Tables

Online: Wednesday, September 25, 10am-12pm Register for Advanced Pivot Tables on Wednesday, September 25

Online: Thursday, October 10, 10am-12pm Register for Advanced Pivot Tables on Thursday, October 10

Sharepoint Intermediate: List Management

Franklin + Online: Thursday, October 10, 9:15-11:45am Register for Sharepoint Intermediate: List Management on Thursday, October 10

Zoom Clinic

Online: Thursday, October 17, 10:00am - 11:30am Register for Zoom Clinic on Thursday, October 17

Could you use a refresher clinic on Zoom? Do you have troubleshooting questions, or would you like to learn about deeper features you may not have discovered? Join us to learn how Zoom can work for you!

Tableau Desktop 101 + Prep

Online: Tuesday, October 22, 9:00am - 12:00pm Register for Tableau Desktop 101 + Prep on Tuesday, October 22

Outlook: Managing and Organizing Your E-mail Inbox

Online Webinar: Tuesday, October 22, 9:30am - 11:00am Register for Outlook: Managing and Organizing Your E-mail Inbox on Tuesday, October 22

Box Fundamentals

Franklin: Thursday, November 7, 12-1pm Register for Box Fundamentals on Thursday, November 7

Sharepoint Intermediate: Document Management

Franklin + Online: Thursday, November 14, 9:15-11:45am Register for Sharepoint Intermediate: Document Management on Thursday, November 14

Using the UC Learning Center

Log in to the UC Learning Center using your UCOP login and password. In the Search box on the left, enter the name of the class you want. Select the session you want, then select 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 the Learning & Development Team.