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Get ready for July classes and workshops

Summer is officially here and we’re now halfway through 2022. If you’ve been planning to grow your knowledge and professional skillset, there’s never been a better time! Sign up for live, virtual workshops offered by UCOP Learning and Development. They’re offered at no charge for UCOP staff — and are one of the great benefits of your employment.

All listings reflect Pacific Time; select the course name to register.

New Employee Orientation
July 12, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Starting a new job or at a new location can be daunting. The UCOP New Employee Orientation is designed to facilitate a smooth transition to the organization. Topics include: UC’s history, UCOP overview, tools and resources, safety, compliance and more.

Rock Your LinkedIn Profile
July 20, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Multiple dates are available at the registration link.)
This class is offered monthly by LinkedIn Learning. Learn what it takes to build a great profile that speaks directly to your ideal audience and get your questions answered by a LinkedIn expert.

Project Management for Non-Project Managers
July 19, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Register by July 13)
Offered by People-OnTheGo, this interactive workshop is designed for professionals in all fields who want to enhance their skills to better manage projects of all kinds. While we’ll cover traditional project management concepts, this session is focused on bringing innovative insights and practical techniques to improve project management. Key topics and takeaways include:

  • Tasks, durations and dependencies
  • Resources, availability and assignments
  • Planning and managing big, small and micro-projects
  • Issue tracking and management
  • Defining results and driving the project to completion
  • Streamlining communication and collaboration, including expectations and negotiation
  • Project management tools and meeting facilitation 

Inclusive Hybrid and Virtual Meetings
July 20, 10 – 11 a.m.
Inclusive meetings lead to a climate of openness as well as greater teamwork and decision ownership. This workshop features techniques to facilitate virtual and hybrid meetings that include all voices and engage your participants. Topics include meeting structures that foster engagement, tailoring engagement strategies for participants and objectives and best practices for hybrid and remote meetings.

Microsoft Project Tips for Project Management
July 28, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Register by July 25)
If you use Microsoft Project to manage projects and tasks, this course is for you! New and current project managers will learn time-saving tricks, ways to increase collaboration and more effective project management. Plus, learn how to streamline projects for more efficient management.

For all upcoming classes and workshops, visit

Self-paced learning: LinkedIn Learning Collections

The UCOP Learning and Development team has personally vetted and recommended hundreds of courses in LinkedIn Learning. Collections include Mission and Vision FocusProblem SolvingSocial and Emotional Skills at WorkTechnology Courses for UCOP and more. To view all collections:

  • Log in to your LinkedIn Learning account
  • In the top navigation, go to Browse > University of California Office of the President
  • Scroll down to Collections from University of California Office of the President
  • Select Show All

Have ideas for more collections? Contact For more info about your UCOP LinkedIn Learning membership, read our FAQs.

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


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