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Get a jump on the new year: Register for January classes today

Start off the new year by committing to your professional development and register for a January Learning & Development offering.

UCOP Creating Accessible PDFs
Jan. 11, 2 – 3 p.m. (PT)
Digital accessibility is about ensuring users with disabilities can easily access and engage with any digital content UCOP creates. Many of these resources, such as annual reports, policy documents, or presentations are PDFs. This course will focus on creating accessible Word documents, converting Word to PDF, and identifying basic accessibility issues using Adobe’s accessibility checker. We will also address converting Excel, PowerPoint, and other formats into accessible PDFs.

Mindfulness at UCOP
Jan. 20, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (PT)
Less stress. Enhanced awareness and focus. Improved health. These are some of the benefits shown in research studies on mindfulness. In this one-hour workshop, you will learn how to reduce your stress and increase your effectiveness at work through simple mindfulness techniques.

Project Management for Non-Project Managers
Jan. 24, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (PT)
This workshop is designed for professionals who want to enhance their project management skills and better manage projects of all kinds. While traditional project management concepts are covered, this session is focused on bringing innovative insights and practical techniques to improve your managing of projects of all sizes.

Managing and Organizing Your Email
Jan. 25, 10 – 11:30 a.m. (PT)
Are you trying to get more organized in the new year? Learn skills for email management strategies to transform email into a productivity tool that can help you succeed.

Navigating Change and Transitions
Jan. 26, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (PT)
“The only thing that is constant is change” — Heraclitus, who lived 100 years before Plato, knew this, and it is still true in today’s world. This workshop will explore the human response to change and stages within the transition process. Participants will expand their capability to successfully navigate through personal and professional changes while utilizing the William Bridges’ transition model and psychological flexibility framework.

View all upcoming classes on the Link Classes and Workshops page.

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