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Get ready for hybrid work with targeted workshops to support every role

We can all use some training and refreshers to enhance how we will navigate hybrid work. These upcoming courses from UCOP Learning and Development can help position you for success in every role.

Please note that all courses are listed in Pacific Time.

For all employees

The Remarkable Hybrid Worker
Nov. 3, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Register by Oct. 29)
This online live training is designed to help you successfully navigate hybrid work environments where you may be working with colleagues who are on-site, remote or a mixture of both. Learn to be more productive, manage stress, practice self-care and stay motivated. Improve your people/emotional skills as well as the practical/operational side of your work. As a bonus, all attendees will receive access to a 21 Practices eCourse and Hello Mindful app.

Making Connections in a Hybrid World
Nov. 9, 10 – 11 a.m.
Connection is crucial component in building engagement — and a productive and efficient workplace. It is widely noted that when people feel connected, healthy working relationships that foster collaboration improve. Come to this interactive workshop to experience and learn some of the tools and techniques that can support connection in this remote and hybrid world. Bring your ideas as well!

UCOP technologies for hybrid work
We offer many workshops throughout the year to help you make the most of UCOP technologies and how they can support you in a hybrid-work environment. Upcoming courses include:

For meeting facilitators

The Remarkable Hybrid Meeting
Oct. 13, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Register by Oct. 8)
This deep-dive into the science of meetings, offered by our highly-rated vendor People-OnTheGo, is designed to equip facilitators and participants with the skills they need to make remote, hybrid and in-person meetings highly effective. Learn to intentionally choose how to structure your meeting, then strategically prepare a playbook to create rapport among participants. Find out how to leverage proven methodologies to bring creativity and innovation to every meeting.

Collaborative Tools for Virtual Meetings
Nov. 16, 10 – 10:45 a.m.
Discover and try new techniques and internet-based tools to make virtual and hybrid meetings more engaging and collaborative. Come with an open mind and ready to learn!

Delivery Skills for Connecting with Your Audience
Oct. 28, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
When leading a meeting, giving a presentation or handling difficult conversations, your body language often matters as much as the words you use. In this workshop offered by LifeLabs Learning, discover how hacks from advanced perception research can help you make small changes in your delivery style, leading to substantial improvement in your ability to persuade and connect with an audience. We’ll cut through the obvious stuff that everyone knows and move straight to the concepts that make the biggest difference in today’s hybrid and virtual workplaces.

Inclusive Hybrid and Virtual Meetings — NEW
Dec. 2, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Inclusive meetings lead to a climate of openness, greater teamwork and increased decision ownership. In this workshop, you’ll learn techniques to facilitate virtual and hybrid meetings that include all voices and engage your participants, including how to determine the best engagement strategy for your participants and meeting objectives.

For people managers

People Leaders Forum: Building and deepening connections in hybrid work
Oct. 15, 1 – 2 p.m.
Monthly People Leaders Forums offer an opportunity for people managers and supervisors to connect with one another to develop leadership skills, build community, share best practices, swap strategies for navigating current challenges and learn to better support themselves and their teams. Don’t miss this month’s session on helping your team succeed in a hybrid environment.

The Remarkable Hybrid Manager
Nov. 4, 10 & 18, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
This interactive live workshop helps managers and supervisors turn hybrid workplace challenges into opportunities for themselves and their teams. We’ll provide techniques and tools, as well as cutting-edge problem solving and collaboration frameworks. Learn to fully engage your team, have transparent discussions and clarify responsibilities for better performance, well-being, inclusion and morale.

LinkedIn Learning: Support for remote work

Log into your LinkedIn Learning account to check out course collections, curated and vetted by UCOP Learning and Development trainers. A great place to start are the collections Working Remotely for Employees and Working Remotely for Managers.

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