Level-up your skills with tech courses at UCOP
If you’ve been considering learning a new tech skill or honing an existing one, check out the upcoming classes offered through UCOP Learning and Development. All classes are presented by a live instructor, giving you an opportunity to ask questions in real-time and connect with your colleagues!
Listings reflect Pacific Time; select each course name to register.
April 12, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Register by April 7)
Learn tips and tricks with Excel PivotTables and how they can be an invaluable tool in helping to analyze data and present conclusions in compelling ways. If you’ve been using PivotTables and are wondering what more you can do with them, or are running into obstacles, this workshop will help you unleash the power of PivotTables and get outstanding results.
April 13, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Box is the cloud-based service that provides secure file storage and file sharing at UCOP. In this introductory course, you’ll learn how to use Box, collaborate with people in and outside UCOP, comment directly on files, folder permissions, shared links and more. IT administrators will also answer your questions.
April 14, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Level-up your Zoom experience with advanced-level skills like personal meeting IDs, advanced web portal settings, scheduling options, sharing options and annotations, polling, breakout rooms, reporting and cloud recording. Attendees will also have an opportunity to ask questions.
Microsoft Access for Beginners
April 22, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Microsoft Access provides versatile tools for entering, visualizing, analyzing and understanding data. This workshop is for business users who have been using Excel to manage lists of data, but want to take advantage of the powerful tools Microsoft Access offers.
Microsoft PowerPoint Techniques
May 5, 10 – 11:30 a.m. (Register by May 2)
Learn powerful techniques that can help you save significant time, better manipulate and format presentations, convey information in a compelling way and collaborate with others more effectively. We’ll cover dozens of navigation and formatting tips and shortcuts, including master slides. We’ll share data presentation tips, including creating tables, charts and diagrams within PowerPoint and importing assets from other applications. We’ll also show how SmartArt can add visual elements that make your presentation more memorable, as well as other presentation best practices to increase impact.
May 11, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Want to know how to securely store sensitive data in Box? Interested in how to get data into Box via email or URL? Sign up for this advanced Box class and we will cover a wide range of topics including setting up alerts to monitor folders and using Box groups to manage department collaborations.