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February 2019

Creating Accessible PDFs

Monday, February 25, 10:00 am11:30 am

Learn how to create accessible PDFs that empower users with disabilities to easily access and engage with online resources. This course will cover the fundamentals of digital accessibility, including what IT accessibility is, why it’s important, what you can do to ensure all users can access and interpret your material and where you can go for help. Learn more at https://www.ucop.edu/local-human-resources/your-career/upcoming-classes/index.html

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March 2019

Excel 2016: Beginner-Intermediate (online)

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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Dynamic PowerPoints – Online

Thursday, March 14, 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 online Target Audience: Beginner and Intermediate users of PowerPoint Topics will include: Navigate PowerPoint features using the new "fluent" interface Getting your information into PowerPoint easily Effective…

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Excel Macros & VBA (online)

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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Performance Appraisal Employee Training (online)

Wednesday, March 20, 3:00 pm4:00 pm

This course is for any employees hired in 2018. Managers should attend the manager-version of this training. Participants will learn about UCOP's performance appraisal process and tips and tricks to make this year's appraisal process ROCK! We will cover the process as well as the Halogen system. HR Business Partners will be present to answer your questions. Via Zoom: https://UCOP.zoom.us/j/5105876143, via ZOOM Location URL : https://UCOP.zoom.us/j/5105876143

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My UC Career Workshop (online)

Thursday, March 21, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

My UC Career is an online development portal available to all UC employees seeking to advance their career. During this brown bag session, you will receive a demo of the portal and what it can do for you and your career. You can create a free account at My UC Career. Some highlights: Discover your internal UC career mobility options Highlight your accomplishments Identify how you can achieve your career goals within UC Use your network Build resume and interview…

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Performance Appraisal Manager Training (online)

Tuesday, March 26, 9:00 am11:00 am

This course is for any new managers hired in 2018. Non-Managers should attend the employee-version of this training. Participants will learn about UCOP's performance appraisal process and tips and tricks to make this year's appraisal process ROCK! We will cover the process as well as the Halogen system. HR Business Partners will be present to answer your questions. Via Zoom: https://UCOP.zoom.us/j/5105876143 Location URL : https://UCOP.zoom.us/j/5105876143

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April 2019

Performance Appraisal Manager Training (online)

Wednesday, April 17, 1:00 pm2:30 pm

This course is for any new managers hired in 2018. Non-Managers should attend the employee-version of this training. Participants will learn about UCOP's performance appraisal process and tips and tricks to make this year's appraisal process ROCK! We will cover the process as well as the Halogen system. HR Business Partners will be present to answer your questions. Via Zoom: https://UCOP.zoom.us/j/5105876143

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May 2019

Giving Feedback to Employees (Online)

Monday, May 13, 9:00 am11:00 am

This training is geared for people managers. We will focus on how to give an employee clear, constructive feedback in a positive manner that helps them hear and integrate your feedback. At this meeting, we will: Learn guidelines for effective feedback and coaching Reflect on videos of feedback sessions Practice giving feedback Via Zoom: https://UCOP.zoom.us/j/5105876143 Virtual Location URL : https://UCOP.zoom.us/j/5105876143

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Global Challenge to Prevent Breast Cancer | Idea Showcase and Competition

Wednesday, May 15, 9:00 am12:00 pm

Join the California Breast Cancer Research Program (CBRP), based in the Research Grants Program Office at UCOP, for an exciting event at which the finalists from the Global Challenge to Prevent Breast Cancer will present their bold ideas for breast cancer prevention research in a live competition. This competition is the culmination of a months-long challenge, sponsored by CBCRP, to surface ground-breaking prevention research ideas. Two grand prize winners (one advocate and one researcher) will be selected by a panel…

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UCOP Tableau Workshop: Desktop 101 and Prep (Online)

Wednesday, May 15, 9:00 am12:00 pm

Is data visualization important to your work? Join us for a hands-on workshop of Tableau Desktop plus Tableau Prep! In addition, Tableau Prep empowers you to get to analysis faster by helping you quickly and confidently combine, shape, and clean your data. A direct and visual experience makes data prep simple and integration with the Tableau workflow allows for faster speed to insight. Via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/266201956, Tableau Zoom Virtual Location URL : https://zoom.us/j/266201956

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Giving Feedback to Employees (Online)

Tuesday, May 28, 2:00 pm4:00 pm

This training is geared for people managers. We will focus on how to give an employee clear, constructive feedback in a positive manner that helps them hear and integrate your feedback. At this meeting, we will: Learn guidelines for effective feedback and coaching Reflect on videos of feedback sessions Practice giving feedback Via Zoom: https://UCOP.zoom.us/j/5105876143 Virtual Location URL : https://UCOP.zoom.us/j/5105876143

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UCOP Leadership and Cohort Opportunities Overview (Online)

Friday, May 31, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

Learn about leadership and career learning cohort opportunities available at the Office of the President. During this one-hour info session you will learn about: Leadership and Career Development Cohorts and how to apply eLearning opportunities Current classes available at OP Via Zoom: https://UCOP.zoom.us/j/5105876143 Virtual Location URL : https://UCOP.zoom.us/j/5105876143

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June 2019

Mindfulness at Work (Online)

Tuesday, June 4, 10:00 am11:00 am

Less stress. Enhanced awareness and focus. Improved health. These are some of the benefits shown in research studies on mindfulness. In this one-hour workshop, you will learn how to both reduce your stress and increase your effectiveness at work through simple mindfulness techniques. Some highlights: Research on mindfulness benefits Mindfulness vs meditation Simple mindfulness practices at work Via Zoom: https://UCOP.zoom.us/j/5105876143 Virtual Location URL : https://UCOP.zoom.us/j/5105876143

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Giving Feedback to Employees (Online)

Thursday, June 13, 9:00 am11:00 am

This training is geared for people managers. We will focus on how to give an employee clear, constructive feedback in a positive manner that helps them hear and integrate your feedback. At this meeting, we will: Learn guidelines for effective feedback and coaching Reflect on videos of feedback sessions Practice giving feedback Via Zoom: https://UCOP.zoom.us/j/5105876143 Virtual Location URL : https://UCOP.zoom.us/j/5105876143 To register, click here.

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Excel for Power Users (Online)

Thursday, June 27, 9:00 am4:00 pm

Microsoft Excel's analytic capabilities make it an invaluable problem-solving tool in any context. However, to use Excel's most sophisticated features effectively requires more than knowledge of the application's formulas and menu options. Excel for Power Users training provides the learner with practical experience using the application's most powerful features and data analysis techniques to develop better solutions faster, and implement those solutions with a greater understanding of the complex factors that affect business outcomes. To register, click here.

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July 2019

UCOP Tableau Workshop: Desktop 101 and Prep (Online)

Wednesday, July 24, 9:00 am12:00 pm

Note: This is the ONLINE version for remote participants. Is data visualization important to your work? Join us for a hands-on workshop of Tableau Desktop plus Tableau Prep! Some things you will learn: Demo of Tableau visualizations built by other Tableau Higher Ed customers Connecting to your data, live connection vs Tableau Data Extract Creating Tableau Data Source, hierarchies, formatting, aggregation Tableau Desktop user interface & terminology Working with dates, filters, sorting, calculations Creating Worksheets using line charts, bar charts,…

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August 2019

Build Strong Work Relationships (Online, Part 1 of 2)

Thursday, August 15, 10:00 am12:00 pm

In this live online version of the course, we will cover the material in two parts: 8/15 and 8/27. Both sessions are required to register for the class. Register here.  

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Tableau Workshop: Desktop 101 and Prep

Wednesday, August 21, 9:00 am12:00 pm

Note: This is the ONLINE version for remote participants. Is data visualization important to your work? Join us for a hands-on workshop of Tableau Desktop plus Tableau Prep! Some things you will learn: Demo of Tableau visualizations built by other Tableau Higher Ed customers Connecting to your data, live connection vs Tableau Data Extract Creating Tableau Data Source, hierarchies, formatting, aggregation Tableau Desktop user interface & terminology Working with dates, filters, sorting, calculations Creating Worksheets using line charts, bar charts,…

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Building Strong Work Relationships (Online, Part 2 of 2)

Tuesday, August 27, 10:00 am12:00 pm

In this live online version of the course, we will cover the material in two parts: 8/15 and 8/27. Both sessions are required to register for the class. Register here.

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September 2019

Project Management for Non-Project Managers (Online): 2-Part Series

Tuesday, September 10, 11:00 am12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, September 17, 2019

This workshop is designed for professionals who want to enhance their project management skills and better manage projects of all kinds. While traditional project management concepts are covered, this session is focused on bringing innovative insights and practical techniques to revolutionize managing projects of all sizes. Register here.

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MS Excel Techniques (Online)

Tuesday, September 17, 9:30 am11:00 am

This workshop is for people who want to take their Microsoft Excel skills to the next level. In this workshop, users learn powerful techniques that can help them save significant time, analyze data and extract important organizational insights, present information in a compelling way, and collaborate with others more effectively. Register here.

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Project Management for Non-Project Managers (Online): 2-Part Series

Tuesday, September 17, 11:00 am12:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, September 17, 2019

This workshop is designed for professionals who want to enhance their project management skills and better manage projects of all kinds. While traditional project management concepts are covered, this session is focused on bringing innovative insights and practical techniques to revolutionize managing projects of all sizes. Register here.

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Powerpoint Beginner/Intermediate (online)

Monday, September 23, 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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Sharepoint Fundamentals (Online)

Tuesday, September 24, 9:00 am4:00 pm

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 the new sorting, filtering, and searching tools. Register early as seats are limited. Register here.

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Advanced MS Excel Pivot Tables (Online)

Wednesday, September 25, 10:00 am12:00 pm

In this workshop you will learn the most powerful capabilities of Excel PivotTables and how they can be an invaluable tool in helping you analyze your data and present your conclusions in compelling ways. If you have been using PivotTables and are wondering what more you can do with them, or are maybe running into obstacles and wishing you can get around them, this workshop will help you unleash the power of PivotTables and get outstanding results. Register here.

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Powerpoint Advanced, part 1 (online)

Wednesday, September 25, 1:00 pm5:00 pm

Do you already know how to create a good slideshow, but still have some lingering questions? The PowerPoint Advanced course will help you become adept at adding videos, using master slides, and managing animation effects and timings efficiently. Register here.

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Powerpoint Advanced, part 2 (online)

Thursday, September 26, 9:00 am12:00 pm

Do you already know how to create a good slideshow, but still have some lingering questions? The PowerPoint Advanced course will help you become adept at adding videos, using master slides, and managing animation effects and timings efficiently. Register here.

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October 2019

Adobe Acrobat Accessibility (Online)

Thursday, October 10, 9:00 am4:00 pm

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. Register here.

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November 2019

The First Woman Man: Gender labels and workplace expectations

Wednesday, November 20, 10:00 am11:00 am

The UC Women in Technology Committee is pleased to announce a webinar with Ann Kovalchick, UC Merced chief information officer. Title: The First Woman Man: Gender labels and workplace expectations Description: A discussion on the real and imagined responsibilities of being female in the workplace. Zoom: https://UCOP.zoom.us/j/5109870638 Presenter Bio: Ann Kovalchick is Associate Vice-Chancellor and Chief Information Officer at the University of California, Merced. As the senior IT leader, her work has focused on building capacity that ensures information technologies support the…

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UC Alumni Career Network: Navigating career transition

Wednesday, November 20, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

Are you looking for a career change? Re-entering the workforce after taking time off? Hoping to find a job that aligns your passion and skills? Navigating career transition can be a daunting task filled with complex questions and uncertainty. Join us online for the November UC Alumni Career Network webinar where Marcia Wall, UCSC '92, career and academic counselor, will offer actionable tips and insights to help you prepare for a career pivot or job change. This session will focus…

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