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New courses and popular series from UCOP Learning and Development

Back to school season is here! Boost your career with a variety of live virtual learning opportunities offered throughout the fall.

NEW — Professional culture workshop: October 30

Oct. 30, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Being a valued and trusted part of a team is central to our job satisfaction and ability to consistently perform at a high level. Our professional relationships contribute to a true sense of fulfillment in our careers — and our willingness to invest in these relationships is an important choice we make every day. This workshop offers techniques to adopt a mindset for making those important investments, as well as advice for interacting and engaging with colleagues following professional etiquette and composure. You’ll learn practical tools to apply in person and virtually as you continue to make positive impacts with confidence and poise. Register here.

New — UCOP speaker series: Caring for ourselves during COVID-19

Join popular speaker Ola Popoola, director of reporting and analytics, IRAP, and founder of Divine Strategies for Living, as she delves into self-care strategies for managers, those living alone, and caregivers. Ola will guide us in “putting our oxygen masks on first” and provide guidance for supporting family, friends and coworkers through these unprecedented times. Learn more about this series.

Self-care for manager and supervisors
Sept. 30, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Learn to lead by example, take care of yourself as a leader and support your employees.

Self-care for non-caregivers
Oct. 21, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Get tips and tools for nurturing relationships, managing loneliness and balancing work responsibilities.

Self-care for caregivers
Nov. 13, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Learn tips and tools for prioritizing self-care while supporting others and working remotely.

Remarkable Remote Series

Every month, we hold one of three popular workshops designed to support your remote-work experience. Here’s what you can expect in the coming weeks.

Remarkable Remote Worker
Oct. 6, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Register by Sept. 29)
Be your most effective at working remotely and/or managing remote workers by learning to manage stress, increase focus, juggle competing priorities, collaborate more effectively and more.

Remarkable Remote Team
Nov. 17, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Register by Nov. 10)
Working remotely as a team can raise significant challenges — from lack of clear communication to difficulty managing competing priorities, sharing information, using technology and more. This highly interactive online live workshop helps teams overcome traditional and new challenges. Though geared towards managers and leaders, all employees are welcome.

For a full list of upcoming professional development opportunities, visit the Link Classes and Workshops page.

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