Top-notch tech classes are free at UCOP
Update and refine your technology skills with free professional development software classes from UCOP Learning and Development. Keep your team on track, bring your projects to life and learn best practices for data visualization, website administration, presentations and more.
Thursday, June 20 | 9 a.m.-11 a.m. | Franklin | Register
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.
Tuesday, June 18 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Franklin | Register
Wednesday, June 19 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Online | Register
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.
Excel for Power Users
Thursday, June 27 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Online | Register
Created for those with extensive Excel knowledge, this course offers practical experience using the application’s most powerful features and data analysis techniques. Topics include advanced formulas, customizable dashboards, multi-purpose VBA macros and enhanced user experience.
UCOP SharePoint Fundamentals
Wednesday, June 26 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Online | Register
Don’t miss the first 2019 iteration of this popular daylong SharePoint class! From an overview of the SharePoint environment to navigation, document and information management, views and libraries, this course provides a thorough introduction to a fantastic collaborative platform.
SharePoint Intermediate: Site Administration
Thursday, June 13 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | Franklin and Online | Register
Learn how to administer your team’s SharePoint site in this two-hour, hands-on workshop. You’ll walk away with the necessary skills for basic site administration, including permissions, site and list creation, page editing and navigation.
SharePoint Intermediate: List Management
Thursday, July 11 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | Franklin and Online | Register
Are you still using Excel to manage list data for events, action items, tasks, issues and projects? Kick limitations to the curb by moving these lists to SharePoint. This course will cover templates, best practices, features, custom alerts and reminders, benefits, imports and more.
SharePoint Intermediate: Document Management
Thursday, August 8 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | Franklin and Online | Register
SharePoint is a powerful tool to manage your team’s documents and files through secure, web-based libraries. Learn how to use SharePoint — uploading files, checking documents in and out, tagging and categorization, permission, alerts and more — as well as common pitfalls to avoid.
UCOP Tableau Workshop: Desktop 101 and Prep
Wednesday, June 19 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Online | Register
Wednesday, July 24 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Online | Register
If data visualization is useful in your position, this workshop will be invaluable. See demos of Tableau visualizations; learn key skills for building data connections, hierarchies, charts, and maps; and develop and utilize forecasting analytics.
UCOP Tableau Workshop: Desktop Intermediate/Advanced
Tuesday, June 25 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Franklin | Register
Wednesday, August 28 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Franklin | Register
Once you’ve mastered the basics of Tableau Desktop, this hands-on workshop helps you gain even more functionality with a focus on calculations — logical, REGEX, table and level of detail. Plus learn about the order of operations, bump chart and set actions.Tags: Classes & workshops, professional development