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September 2017

Take Charge: Developing a Career Strategy information session

Tuesday, September 26, 12:15 pm12:45 pm

Take Charge: Developing a Career Strategy is a five-month program that provides administrative and support staff with tools to better direct and manage their careers. Sponsored by UCOP Human Resources Learning & Development, this program will begin in December with applications due in late October. Stay tuned to Link for instructions on how to apply, which will be announced by early Sept. Attend this virtual information session if you are either an employee who'd like to apply or a supervisor…

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SharePoint Fundamentals

Thursday, September 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. 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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Take Charge: Developing a Career Strategy information session

Thursday, September 28, 12:15 pm12:45 pm

Take Charge: Developing a Career Strategy is a five-month program that provides administrative and support staff with tools to better direct and manage their careers. Sponsored by UCOP Human Resources Learning & Development, this program will begin in December with applications due in late October. Stay tuned to Link for instructions on how to apply, which will be announced by early Sept. Attend this virtual information session if you are either an employee who'd like to apply or a supervisor…

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October 2017

Accomplishing More with Less

Tuesday, October 10, 8:30 am4:30 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. Today's business professionals are bombarded by information, being persistently interrupted and sidetracked, constantly dealing with competing and changing priorities, handling an increasingly complex set of technologies, and having to work virtually and deal with a global and ever changing economy. In this engaging and motivating workshop, Pierre Khawand brings breakthrough insights and revolutionary techniques that…

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Google Analytics

Tuesday, October 10, 9:00 am11:00 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. This course will provide a basic understanding of some of the main components of Google Analytics and some of the ways of accessing and filtering data. This will provide the tools to acquire a better understanding of the behavior of users on your site.

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Project Management, Part 2 – Planning and Estimating a Project

Wednesday, October 11, 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. Part 2 of a 3 part course series. 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…

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SharePoint – Site Administration

Wednesday, October 11, 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 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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Write Right: Baseline Business Writing Skills

Tuesday, October 17, 8:30 am4:30 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 foundational course provides the basics of grammar and writing clearly.  Participants learn key characteristics of good writers and practice those skills in the session. They will learn the current, best practices in business writing. Topics include: The sentence –the foundation of language—and how to punctuate it Verbs—the heart and soul of every sentence Grammar and…

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Excel: Intermediate

Thursday, October 19, 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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November 2017

Excel Advanced

Thursday, November 2, 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…

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SharePoint – Document Management

Wednesday, November 8, 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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Project Management, Part 3 – Scheduling and Tracking

Thursday, November 9, 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. Part 3 of a 3 course series. 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…

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Excel For Power Users

Thursday, November 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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Get to the Point! Effective Business Writing

Wednesday, November 29, 8:30 am4:30 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. We recommend that participants have already completed the Write Right! Business Writing Basics course. Being able to articulate one’s point quickly, clearly, concisely and powerfully is a critical skill in effective writing.  This one day workshop provides practical tips and tools that can immediately be used to improve  written communications. Topics include: Facing the crucial…

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December 2017

Cascade Fundamentals

Tuesday, December 5, 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. 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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Excel Pivot Tables

Thursday, December 7, 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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SharePoint – Site Administration

Wednesday, December 13, 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 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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