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November 2018

Doing I.T. Smarter

Thursday, November 1, 2018, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

Come meet the UCOP tech team and get answers to your computing questions. Topics to include: Where to store and archive email Where to store your documents How Box works DUO questions Email and documents upon separation Basic computing questions Limited seating available but you can also attend via Zoom: https://UCOP.zoom.us/j/195864732 Or by phone, dial: US: +1 646 876 9923  or +1 669 900 6833 Meeting ID: 195 864 732 If you have questions about this event, please email DoITSmarter@ucop.edu.

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February 2019

Zoom Fundamentals

Tuesday, February 19, 2:00 pm3:00 pm

Join Zoom administrators from Telecommunications for this helpful in-person workshop. Geared towards both beginning and seasoned users, participants will get tips on better meeting management, help installing and starting instant meetings, cloud and local recording, future meetings and more.

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Dynamic PowerPoints (Oakland)

Thursday, February 21, 9:00 am4:00 pm

Bring a presentation to work on during this helpful workshop-based class geared towards beginner and intermediate users. Learn effective tips and tricks, from graphics and exciting slide transitions to audience notes.

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March 2019

Excel 2016: Beginner-Intermediate

Tuesday, March 5, 9:00 am4:00 pm

Discover how Excel can expand your productivity with techniques including data entry, functions, managing lists through tables, sorting and filtering, visualizing data and more.

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Box Fundamentals

Tuesday, March 12, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

Get an overview of Box.com, the cloud-based service that provides secure file storage and file sharing. Learn Box basics, including how to use Box to collaborate with people within and outside of UCOP and tips for commenting directly on files, folder permissions, shared links and more. IT administrators will be on hand to answer questions. More information about Box is also available online.

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Excel Macros & VBA

Tuesday, March 19, 9:00 am4:00 pm

In this course for intermediate to advanced Excel users, learn how macros can make quick work of repetitive, complex tasks in Excel. The workshop will also include an introduction to virtual basic for applications (VBA) to further customize the macros you create.

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Workshop: Intro to Tableau Desktop

Wednesday, March 20, 9:00 am12:00 pm

If data visualization is important to your work, attend this hands-on workshop of Tableau Desktop! See demos of Tableau visualizations; connect to your data with Tableau Data Extract; learn to create hierarchies, formatting and aggregation and create worksheets, analytics, maps, interactive dashboards and more.

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Workshop: Intro to Tableau Prep

Wednesday, March 20, 9:00 am12:00 pm

This course supports analysts and advanced business users who must combine data from various sources, shape it through pivots or aggregations and sort it into groups or similar values prior to analysis.

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Cascade Fundamentals

Thursday, March 21, 9:00 am11:00 am

This course is designed to teach UCOP Content Editors / Content Managers how to maintain their department websites. Topics covered include: What is Cascade Signing in / changing password Navigating within Cascade Resources Page Types, and Key Tasks.

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April 2019

Box Fundamentals

Wednesday, April 3, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

This course will give you an overview of Box.com, the cloud-based service that provides secure file storage and file sharing. How to use Box How to collaborate with UCOP and non-UCOP people Commenting directly on files, folder permissions, shared links, and many other tips that will help you when using Box. Administrators from IT will be on hand to answer your questions and review the best features of Box. More info on Box can always be accessed on our webpage.

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Workshop: Tableau Desktop Intermediate/Advanced

Wednesday, April 24, 1:00 pm4:00 pm

This workshop will provide hands-on work with Tableau Desktop on advanced and intermediate topics with a special focus on calculations. It is not appropriate for first-timers. Some prior usage of Tableau is required. Highlights: Viz in tooltip, Parameters, Sets Calculations Logical, REGEX Table Calculations Level of Detail Order of Operations Bump chart Set Actions Technical requirements for attendees: Attendees should have Tableau Desktop installed any version after 10.0. The 14-day trial version can be downloaded here, and the class instructor…

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May 2019

Tableau Desktop Intermediate/Advanced

Wednesday, May 22, 9:00 am12:00 pm

This workshop will provide hands-on work with Tableau Desktop on advanced and intermediate topics with a special focus on calculations. It is not appropriate for first-timers. Some prior usage of Tableau is required. Highlights: Viz in tooltip, Parameters, Sets Calculations Logical, REGEX Table Calculations Level of Detail Order of Operations Bump chart Set Actions

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June 2019

Sharepoint Intermediate – Site Admin

Thursday, June 13, 9:30 am11:30 am

SharePoint is a powerful tool that provides collaboration team sites for workgroups to share documents, calendars, project information to name a few. For SharePoint to be effective, the day-to-day team site administration needs to be in the hands of the teams rather than a central authority. Therefore individuals in the business units need the knowledge to administer team sites. This workshop focuses on the primary skills necessary for site administration such as permissions, site and list creation, page editing and…

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Excel Advanced

Tuesday, June 18, 9:00 am4:00 pm

Experienced Excel users can build on key concepts covered in beginning and intermediate courses to apply advanced functions (logical, financial, statistical and database), use data tables, implement data validation, utilize pivot tables, use XML files and more. To register, click here.

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Cascade Fundamentals

Thursday, June 20, 9:00 am11:00 am

Offered just once each quarter, this course provides essential knowledge for maintaining UCOP department websites. Learn the basics of navigating Cascade, including resources, page types and key tasks. To register, click here.

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July 2019

SharePoint Training Opportunity: Lists Training

Thursday, July 11, 9:30 am11:30 am

SharePoint is a powerful tool to track items of work in lists such as events, contacts, action items, tasks, issues and projects. People typically use Excel to track these items and may experience limitations in doing so. SharePoint lists are a much better alternative and you can even import existing data from Excel into a SharePoint list so you don't have to re key the information. There are many obvious benefits of using SharePoint lists and there are many hidden…

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UCOP Cascade Fundamentals

Tuesday, July 23, 9:00 am11:00 am

This course is designed to teach UCOP employees how to edit and maintain their department websites. Participants will get an account to access the content management system called Cascade CMS. Topics covered include: What is Cascade? Navigating within Cascade Resources Page Types Most Common Tasks

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August 2019

SharePoint Intermediate: Document Management

Thursday, August 8, 9:30 am11:30 am

Video: https://UCOP.zoom.us/j/5109879116 Audio: use computer audio or dial *4 within UCOP office or 646-876-9923 Meeting ID: 5109879116

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Tableau Workshop: Desktop Intermediate/Advanced

Wednesday, August 28, 9:00 am12:00 pm

This workshop will provide hands-on work with Tableau Desktop on advanced and intermediate topics with a special focus on calculations. It is not appropriate for first-timers. Some prior usage of Tableau is required. Highlights: Viz in tooltip, Parameters, Sets Calculations Logical, REGEX Table Calculations Level of Detail Order of Operations Bump chart Set Actions Technical Requirements: The computer lab computers already have Tableau installed, so there are no additional technical requirements. Register here.

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September 2019

Box Fundamentals

Thursday, September 19, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

This course will give you an overview of Box, the cloud-based service that provides secure file storage and file sharing. How to use Box How to collaborate with UCOP and non-UCOP people Commenting directly on files, folder permissions, shared links, and many other tips that will help you when using Box. Administrators from IT will be on hand to answer your questions and review the best features of Box. More info on Box can always be accessed on our webpage.…

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Powerpoint Beginner/Intermediate

Friday, September 27, 9:00 am4:00 pm

Learn to develop persuasive, dynamic slide show presentations which combine graphics, text, and animation effects to maximize the impact of the information you want to convey. To get the most out of this class, attendees should bring their own PowerPoint presentation to work on. If you do not bring a presentation, one will be provided. Register here.

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October 2019

Sharepoint Intermediate: List Management

Thursday, October 10, 9:15 am11:45 am

SharePoint is a powerful tool to track items of work in lists such as events, action items, tasks, issues and projects. People typically use Excel to track these items and may experience limitations in doing so. SharePoint lists are a much better alternative and you can even import existing data from Excel into a SharePoint list so you don't have to rekey the information. There are many obvious benefits of using SharePoint lists and there are many hidden features that…

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November 2019

MS Project (class 1/2)

Tuesday, November 5, 1:00 pm4:00 pm

Microsoft Project is the industry-standard tool for organizing and tracking any-sized project—large or small. This course teaches the basic commands and features of Microsoft Project. Register now

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Sharepoint Intermediate: Document Management

Thursday, November 14, 9:15 am11:45 am

SharePoint is a powerful tool to manage documents and other files by providing secured, web-based document libraries. There are many features of libraries that can make your SharePoint experience a success, but it is equally important to understand the common pitfalls to avoid. This workshop takes a deep dive into SharePoint’s document management features including those that are often overlooked or underutilized. Of equal importance are the best practices that will be woven into the workshop. Register here.

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