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Are you ready to boost your technology skills? Look no further than UCOP — a variety of live technology classes are available through our Learning and Development team.

Select each course name to register. Unless otherwise specified, courses are held online, via Zoom. All listings reflect Pacific Time; 

Zoom for Meeting Rooms
April 12, 1 – 1:30 p.m., Oakland Franklin Building, Room 5322
April 12, 3 – 3:30 p.m., Oakland Broadway Building, Room 5001
As we welcome more staff back into the office, familiarize yourself with our new Oakland meeting room technology. Join us for a 30-minute demo on how to connect to the screens to project content or join a Zoom meeting. IT Client Services will be available to answer questions and help ensure your next meeting is a success.

Box Advanced
April 19, 1 – 2 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? In this advanced Box class, we’ll cover a wide range of topics, including setting up alerts to monitor folders and using Box groups to manage department collaborations. 

Excel Intermediate/Advanced
April 26 and May 4, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Microsoft Excel has hundreds of features and functions, which means that selecting the correct feature at the right time and using it in the correct way can be tricky to say the least. In this intensive training session, you’ll learn core Excel features that you can use right away, along with advanced capabilities that you can build on as your knowledge increases. Get ready to rapidly build your skill-sets around the featured tools in this class! You’ll learn:

  • How to get what you need from your data with minimal effort through SumIFs, AveregeIFs and CountIFs
  • How to look good and stay organized by using tables with structured referencing
  • The easiest, best method to get unexpected and expected answers from your giant, messy data set using pivot tables

Participants must attend both sessions to receive course credit.

PowerPoint Techniques 
April 27, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
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.

Box Fundamentals
May 10, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
This course will give you an overview of Box, the cloud-based service that provides secure file storage and file sharing.

Self-paced learning opportunities

Want to level-up your skills but can’t make one of the above times work for you? Check out the self-paced opportunities offered through your free UCOP access to LinkedIn Learning! The Technology Courses for UCOP collection is a great place to start with relevant tech courses personally vetted by Learning and Development team colleagues.


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