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February 2018

Halogen for Beginners

Thursday, February 22, 9:00 am10:30 am

Pre-registration is required for all classes. Classes take place in downtown Oakland. Log into UC Learning Center (UCLC) to pre-register and see full class description and location. Learn the basics of UCOP's SMART Goal and Performance management system. Navigating the system Adding goals Editing goals Using filters Preparing goals for reviews and appraisals Viewing past evaluations

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Halogen for Managers

Thursday, February 22, 10:30 am12:00 pm

Pre-registration is required for all classes. Classes take place in downtown Oakland. Log into UC Learning Center (UCLC) to pre-register and see full class description and location. Learn the basics of UCOP's SMART Goal and Performance management system. Navigating the managers system Viewing employee information Viewing employee's goals Editing employee goals Navigating reviews and appraisals Viewing employee's past evaluations

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Excel 2016 – Introduction

Wednesday, February 28, 9:00 am4:00 pm

Pre-registration is required for all classes. Classes take place in downtown Oakland. Log into UC Learning Center (UCLC) to pre-register and see full class description and location. Microsoft Excel is an all-purpose software application for creating and sharing information through spreadsheets. With a robust set of functions to automatically perform complex calculations, features to rapidly convert data into charts and graphs, and tools to securely share business information with others, it is the most widely-used spreadsheet application worldwide. Use Microsoft Excel to…

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March 2018

Influencing Without Authority

Thursday, March 8, 8:30 am12:30 pm

Pre-registration is required for all classes. Classes take place in downtown Oakland. Log into UC Learning Center (UCLC) to pre-register and see full class description and location. The ability to exercise influence without authority is one of the most important skills of an effective professional. This course will develop the learner’s capability to assess and increase influential power to accomplish objectives. Effectively exercising influence, even when one may not have the formal authority to mandate action, is a challenge many face. Whether…

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SharePoint – Document Management

Wednesday, March 14, 9:00 am12:00 pm

Pre-registration is required for all classes. Classes take place in downtown Oakland. Log into UC Learning Center (UCLC) to pre-register and see full class description and location. 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…

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Presentation Skills

Thursday, March 15, 9:00 am4:00 pm

Pre-registration is required for all classes. Classes take place in downtown Oakland. Log into UC Learning Center (UCLC) to pre-register and see full class description and location. Practice planning, preparing and delivering powerful presentations in this one-day course. Participants will work on preparation skills and deliver several practice presentations. The specific outcomes of the session are: Recognize the value of planning Use simple techniques to prepare your presentation content Selecting visual aids Begin the process of delivering more effective presentations Learn steps to…

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Excel 2016 – Intermediate

Wednesday, March 21, 9:00 am4:00 pm

Pre-registration is required for all classes. Classes take place in downtown Oakland. Log into UC Learning Center (UCLC) to pre-register and see full class description and location. Microsoft Excel 2010 offers powerful charting and graphing abilities, an unmatched set of mathematical and statistical functions, and secure tools for sharing spreadsheets with others, making it the most widely-used spreadsheet application worldwide.  This class is taught by instructors who bring years of practical experience to the classroom, so that you will be readily able…

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April 2018

SharePoint Fundamentals

Tuesday, April 3, 9:00 am4:00 pm

Pre-registration is required for all classes. Classes take place in downtown Oakland. Log into UC Learning Center (UCLC) to pre-register and see full class description and location. SharePoint is a complex platform with many features and capabilities. A strong understanding of those features and capabilities will allow you to work more efficiently and effectively with SharePoint, and with the documents and data stored in SharePoint. Furthermore, effective use of new social networking capabilities will allow you to identify, track and advance issues…

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Project Management Part 1 – Initiating a Project

Thursday, April 5, 8:30 am12:30 pm

Pre-registration is required for all classes. Classes take place in downtown Oakland. Log into UC Learning Center (UCLC) to pre-register and see full class description and location. This three-part course in project management helps you learn how to identify a clear, shared understanding of a project and create a comprehensive project charter or decision document. The first in the series, Initiating a Project, focuses on how to effectively set up a project to ensure a smooth start. Recognize the critical importance of…

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SharePoint – Site Administration

Wednesday, April 11, 1:30 pm4:30 pm

Pre-registration is required for all classes. Classes take place in downtown Oakland. Log into UC Learning Center (UCLC) to pre-register and see full class description and location. 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…

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Project Management, Part 2 – Planning and Estimating a Project

Wednesday, April 18, 8:30 am12:30 pm

Pre-registration is required for all classes. Classes take place in downtown Oakland. Log into UC Learning Center (UCLC) to pre-register and see full class description and location. Learn how to build a professional-grade project plan and detailed estimates. Topics: How to construct a “work breakdown structure” How to construct a “network diagram,” connecting tasks to show their logical relationships How to perform critical path analysis, “crashing,” and “fast-tracking” to meet project requirements How to manage scope How to create a project staffing plan…

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Project Management, Part 3 – Scheduling and Tracking

Tuesday, April 24, 8:30 am12:30 pm

Pre-registration is required for all classes. Classes take place in downtown Oakland. Log into UC Learning Center (UCLC) to pre-register and see full class description and location. In this course, students learn how to convert a project plan and estimates into a project schedule, and to track and communicate project status. At the conclusion of this half-day course, students will be able to: Create a project schedule Perform what if analysis to optimize the project schedule Understand the role of project management…

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Excel 2016 Advanced

Wednesday, April 25, 9:00 am4:00 pm

Pre-registration is required for all classes. Classes take place in downtown Oakland. Log into UC Learning Center (UCLC) to pre-register and see full class description and location. Excel Advanced is targeted at experienced Excel users and builds on the key concepts learned from the Introduction and Intermediate courses.  Content focuses on importing and exporting data, formatting numbers, working with ranges, working with macros, data analysis tools, summarizing data, using “what-if” data analysis and expands on workgroup collaboration. This full day class is hands-on…

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May 2018

SharePoint – Document Management

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

Pre-registration is required for all classes. Classes take place in downtown Oakland. Log into UC Learning Center (UCLC) to pre-register and see full class description and location. 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…

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Excel 2016 – Power Users

Wednesday, May 16, 9:00 am4:00 pm

Pre-registration is required for all classes. Classes take place in downtown Oakland. Log into UC Learning Center (UCLC) to pre-register and see full class description and location. Microsoft Excel’s array of analytic capabilities make it an invaluable problem-solving tool in any context. However, to use Excel’s most sophisticated features effectively requires more than a knowledge of the application’s formulas and menu options. To take mastery of Excel to the next level requires the ability to apply Excel’s arsenal of analytic tools to…

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June 2018

SharePoint – Site Administration

Wednesday, June 13, 1:30 pm4:30 pm

Pre-registration is required for all classes. Classes take place in downtown Oakland. Log into UC Learning Center (UCLC) to pre-register and see full class description and location. 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…

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Excel 2016 – Pivot Tables

Wednesday, June 20, 9:00 am4:00 pm

Pre-registration is required for all classes. Classes take place in downtown Oakland. Log into UC Learning Center (UCLC) to pre-register and see full class description and location. The pivot table in Excel is arguably the most powerful tool in the entire Microsoft Office suite. When the success of the organization relies on the ability of its employees to analyze complex data efficiently and quickly, it is essential that you master pivot tables. A pivot table is a data summarization tool that can…

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