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We use a variety of technologies every day at UCOP — some of which you’re probably more familiar with than others. If you’d like to learn more about our UCOP tech, including features and capabilities you might not know about, consider checking out one of these upcoming courses.

Select each course name to register; listings reflect Pacific Time.

UCOP Creating Accessible Documents
June 21 & June 28, 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
In this two-part training, we will provide you with all the information you need to create accessible Word, PowerPoint, Excel and PDF documents. In the first session, we will cover the principles of accessibility, then learn how to generate accessible Microsoft Office documents and export them to PDFs. The second session will focus on Adobe Acrobat and how to edit or enhance accessibility within a PDF file. We will be remediating a Word document during session one and a PDF during session two. While sample documents will be provided, please feel free to bring your own documents to practice on. Participants must attend both sessions.

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 Tips for Project Management
July 19, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Smartsheet for Project Management is geared toward new and current project managers. In this workshop, you’ll discover new ways to save time, increase collaboration and better manage your project. You will learn various tips, tricks and shortcuts to streamline your project and help you manage projects more effectively and efficiently.

UCOP Excel Macros and VBA
July 26 and Aug. 2, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
In this two-part class, you’ll learn how Macros and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) help users customize and automate repetitive tasks in Excel. Macros can automate those tasks to be repeated when needed. Where macros are limited, VBA coding can expand a user’s ability to perform those necessary tasks.

Self-paced LinkedIn Learning classes

Can’t seem to schedule a live course? Take advantage of the self-paced courses and videos available to you through your LinkedIn Learning membership. UCOP’s Learning and Development team has personally compiled and vetted courses that are helpful and relevant to UCOP staff in several collections, including the following:

View more upcoming classes at the Link Classes & Workshops page. For questions, contact

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