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Upcoming tech classes: MS Access, Excel data analysis, Smartsheet and more

If you’ve been looking for an opportunity to level-up your tech skills, you work at the right place! UCOP offers many opportunities for you to gain the skills you need through live virtual workshops with top-notch instructors. Check out our upcoming opportunities and register today.

All listings reflect Pacific Time.

Microsoft Access Techniques – Intermediate
May 26, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
This workshop is for business users who are familiar and comfortable with the basics of working with Microsoft Access objects and who want to expand their skills to include some of Access’ more advanced features

Excel Introduction to Data Analysis
June 8 and June 15, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Microsoft Excel includes many tools that can help you analyze large amounts of data. By utilizing these tools, you can make informed decisions for a more strategic overall approach to your work. In this course, you’ll learn to use Excel data analysis tools, maximize the data included in your records and unlock the analysis power of Excel.

Box Introduction
June 22, 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.

Collaborative Tools for Virtual Meetings
June 29, 2 – 3 p.m.
Learn and try different tools and techniques to make virtual and hybrid meetings more engaging and collaborative. Come with an open mind and ready to learn new internet-based tools!

Smartsheet for Project Management
June 24, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
This three-hour Smartsheet workshop is geared towards new and experienced project managers. Attendees will discover new ways to save time, increase collaboration and better manage projects. You will learn a variety of tips, tricks and shortcuts to streamline projects and manage them more effectively and efficiently.

July tech offerings

Registration will open in June for the following courses:

  • SharePoint Intermediate — July 13
  • Project Management for Non-Project Managers — July 19
  • Microsoft Project for Project Managers (Intermediate) — July 28

Online learning resources

Check out our recommended tech courses from LinkedIn Learning — personally recommended by UCOP’s Learning and Development team for their effectiveness and relevance to UC employees. Here’s how to access your account.

View all upcoming courses on the Link Classes & Workshops page. For questions, contact

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