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The telecommute continues: Learn and excel

UCOP’s Learning and Development team continues to offer a number of courses that are geared towards supporting employees during their telecommute experience. Master your telecommute, find work/life balance and make the most of working with your remote team. Select each course date and time to register.

Remarkable Remote Team
Aug. 6, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Register by July 30)

This highly interactive online live workshop is designed to help remote teams overcome traditional and new challenges to remote work. Learn how to leverage the latest research in mindfulness and emotional intelligence along with the new technologies, tools and collaboration practices to maximize team performance and achieve crucial goals.

My UC Career
Aug. 5, 1-2 p.m.

My UC Career has helped thousands of employees throughout the UC system assess their strengths, communicate their career accomplishments and research opportunities at UC — and, you could be among them! This online workshop will teach you how to use this free online professional development tool to leverage your skills and experiences to build a career at the university. Learn to highlight your current role, prepare for performance reviews, better communicate your work and make connections with colleagues.

Mindfulness at UCOP
Aug. 7, 10-11 a.m.

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.

Box Fundamentals
Aug. 21, 10-11 a.m.

Learn how to use and get the most from UCOP’s cloud-based service for secure file storage and file sharing. This course will cover:

  • How to use Box
  • Collaborating within and outside of UCOP
  • Popular features like file commenting, folder permissions and shared links

IT administrators will be on hand to answer questions and help with troubleshooting.

Zoom user clinics
July 31, Aug. 14, Sept. 10 or Oct. 9, 10 – 11 a.m.

Live virtual Zoom clinics cover today’s most-asked questions about our online meeting platform, including security settings, IDs, passwords, waiting rooms, locked meetings, recording, polls and troubleshooting. You can also access many online resources, including Zoom webinars and discussions,

UCOP Zoom webpage and Zoom Web training videos.

LinkedIn Learning: Remote-working collection

Take advantage of top-notch professional content from LinkedIn Learning through your free UCOP membership. (Here’s how to get started today.) With courses personally vetted by UCOP’s Learning and Development team, our remote working collections include courses and videos on time management, using Zoom, remote communications, measuring performance and more. Check out collections on working remotely for employees and working remotely for managers.

View all upcoming classes on the Classes and Workshops page. Have ideas for other courses you’d like to see to do your job better? Contact

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