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Classes and Workshops

Advance registration is required for all classes through UC Learning Center (instructions at bottom of page). Visit the UCOP L&D page for more information about learning and development opportunities including our popular cohort programs.

Looking for a training we don’t currently offer? Request a class here.

Download and print a poster of this month’s classes: February Poster (pdf). (*Dates and times may change and will only be updated on this website, not on the poster.)

Register for New Hire Orientation. Visit UCOP HR for class dates and more information on new employee orientation.

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Upcoming Classes and Workshops

Box Fundamentals

Franklin 7107: Thursday, February 20, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Get an overview of Box Drive and get your questions answered! Administrators from IT will be on hand to answer your questions and review the best features of Box Drive.

Register for Box Fundamentals

Smartsheet Fundamentals (2 Part Class)

Part 1 Online: Friday, February 21, 8:30am -12:30pm

Part 1 Online: Wednesday, April 15, 9:00am - 12:00pm

Part 2 Online: Friday, February 28, 8:30am -12:30pm

Part 2 Online: Tuesday, April 21, 9:00am - 12:00pm

This class is designed for newer users who wish to gain a foundational understanding of the Smartsheet collaboration tool. Learn how Smartsheet can track projects and information to improve teamwork. Smartsheet licenses are available to all UCOP employees.

This is a 2 part class, please sign up for 1 of each session.

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My UC Career

Online: Monday, February 24, 12:00pm-1:00pm

My UC Career is an online development portal available to all UC employees seeking to advance their career. During this session, you will receive a demo of the portal and what it can do for you and your career.

Register for My UC Career

Project Management for Non-Project Managers (2 Part Class)

Online (2/25 and 3/3): Tuesday, February 25, 11:00am-12:15pm

This 2 Part Online workshop is designed for professionals who want to enhance their project management skills and better manage projects of all kinds. The focus is on bringing innovative insights and practical techniques to improve your managing of projects of all sizes.

 

Register for Project Management for Non-Project Managers (2 Part Class)

Managing Change and Transitions

Lobby 1: Friday, February 28, 9:00am-4:00pm

This workshop focuses on change and your role in understanding, communicating, and managing change and transitions. All UCOP employees are welcome to attend.

Register for Managing Change and Transitions

The Pillars of Personal Leadership: Five Strategies for Leading from Within

There are 2 offerings: Lobby 1 (UCOP Oakland Staff) and UCPATH 2140A/Online (For UCPATH Staff only): Tuesday, March 3, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

What kind of leader do you want to be? This workshop will provide you with insights on discovering your purpose, your voice, and how to strengthen your “personal leadership muscles” to enable you to turn your aspirations into action.

 

Register for The Pillars of Personal Leadership: Five Strategies for Leading from Within

Accomplishing More With Less

Online (3/5, 3/12,3/19): Thursday, March 5, 10:00am - 11:15am

From People-OnTheGo, this 3-part workshop series has been described as transformational. If you want to make breakthroughs in your time management, respond instead of react to today’s demanding work environment, and establish sustainable practices that will help you effectively manage the information and task overload, you have come to the right place!

These live online workshops are 3 x 75-minute series on 3/5, 3/12, and 3/19.

Attendance at all three sessions is required to receive credit for this class.

Register for Accomplishing More With Less

LinkedIn Learning Introduction

Online + Franklin: Wednesday, March 11, 12:15pm - 1:00pm

UCOP L&D is thrilled to announce that all UCOP employees now have access to LinkedIn Learning — more than 13,000 video tutorials that cover topics from people management and leadership to software and new technologies to creative skills and more!

Come to this session and learn how you can leverage this new benefit to grow your career.

Can’t make these sessions? Watch the recording here.

Register for LinkedIn Learning Introduction

Excel Beginner-Intermediate

Part 1 Online: Wednesday, March 11, 9:00am - 12:00pm

Part 1 Room 7107: Friday, March 13, 9:00am - 12:00pm

Part 2 Online : Wednesday, March 18, 9:00am - 12:00pm

Part 2 Room 7107: Friday, March 20, 9:00am - 12:00pm

Presented by Academy X, these 2-part classes are intended to expand your productivity and Excel skills.  Topics will include navigation and selection, lists, formatting, conditional formatting, charts and other data visualizations.

Each class will be made up of 2 x 3 hour sessions, please sign up for 1 of each session.

Attendance at all two sessions is required to receive credit for this class.

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Managing and Organizing Your Email Inbox -- MS Outlook (Webinar)

Online: Thursday, March 19, 9:30am-11:30am

Are you trying to get more organized in the new year? Learn skills for e-mail management strategies to transform e-mail into a productivity tool that can help you succeed.

Register for Managing and Organizing Your Email Inbox -- MS Outlook (Webinar)

Zoom User Clinic: Advanced

Online: Wednesday, March 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Zoom. Some of us use it every day, but do we know all the features Zoom can offer? In this webinar, our partners at Zoom will demonstrate the features you can start using to better engage your virtual audience for meetings, trainings, and more.

Register for Zoom User Clinic: Advanced

Design Thinking to Focus, Collaborate, and Play

Online: Tuesday, March 24, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Have you been curious about Design Thinking and want to learn more? This hands-on workshop includes an overview of the design thinking process and leaves you equipped with the key design thinking concepts and techniques that you can apply right away.

Registration deadline: 3/17/2020

Register for Design Thinking to Focus, Collaborate, and Play

Emotional Intelligence - Attain Results Through People

Online: Tuesday, March 24, 9:30am - 11:30am

Learn the fundamentals of Emotional Intelligence and take part in exercises to experience the various aspects of Emotional Intelligence and formulate strategies and behaviors to cultivate, develop, and turn these aspects into on-going practices.

Registration deadline: 3/17/2020

Register for Emotional Intelligence - Attain Results Through People

UCOP Cascade Fundamentals (Online + Franklin)

Online + Franklin: Tuesday, March 10, 1:00pm-4:00pm Register for UCOP Cascade Fundamentals (Online + Franklin) on Tuesday, March 10

Franklin 7107: Wednesday, April 15, 1:00pm-4:00pm Register for UCOP Cascade Fundamentals (Online + Franklin) on Wednesday, April 15

People On The Go Microsoft Excel PivotTables Techniques

Online: Wednesday, February 26, 10:00am-12:00pm Register for People On The Go Microsoft Excel PivotTables Techniques on Wednesday, February 26

Online: Wednesday, March 25, 10:00am-12:00pm Register for People On The Go Microsoft Excel PivotTables Techniques on Wednesday, March 25

Mindfulness at UCOP (Online)

Kaiser 712: Thursday, February 20, 10:00am-11:00am Register for Mindfulness at UCOP (Online) on Thursday, February 20

Braodway 1423 : Wednesday, March 4, 9:00am-10:00am Register for Mindfulness at UCOP (Online) on Wednesday, March 4

Performance Appraisal End of Year Process, MANAGERS

Online: Tuesday, March 17, 9:00am - 11:00am Register for Performance Appraisal End of Year Process, MANAGERS on Tuesday, March 17

UCPATH 2140A: Thursday, March 19, 8:30am - 10:00am Register for Performance Appraisal End of Year Process, MANAGERS on Thursday, March 19

UCPATH 2140A: Friday, March 20, 9:00am - 10:30am Register for Performance Appraisal End of Year Process, MANAGERS on Friday, March 20

Franklin 9204: Thursday, March 26, 9:00am - 11:00am Register for Performance Appraisal End of Year Process, MANAGERS on Thursday, March 26

Microsoft PowerPoint Techniques

Online: Thursday, March 26, 11:30am-1:00pm Register for Microsoft PowerPoint Techniques on Thursday, March 26

Performance Appraisal End of Year Process, EMPLOYEES

Lobby 1: Tuesday, March 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm Register for Performance Appraisal End of Year Process, EMPLOYEES on Tuesday, March 17

UCPATH 2140A: Tuesday, March 17, 3:30pm - 4:30pm Register for Performance Appraisal End of Year Process, EMPLOYEES on Tuesday, March 17

Online: Thursday, March 19, 9:00am - 10:00am Register for Performance Appraisal End of Year Process, EMPLOYEES on Thursday, March 19

UCPATH 2140A: Thursday, March 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm Register for Performance Appraisal End of Year Process, EMPLOYEES on Thursday, March 19

Sustainability for OP and You

Lobby1: Tuesday, April 21, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Register for Sustainability for OP and You on Tuesday, April 21

Online: Tuesday, April 28, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Register for Sustainability for OP and You on Tuesday, April 28

Kaiser 512: Thursday, April 30, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Register for Sustainability for OP and You on Thursday, April 30

This class is designed to empower you to incorporate sustainability into your life! Learn more about the UC Sustainability goals and what you can do to support them. Topics covered include reducing your carbon footprint, waste reduction, saving water, and green commutes. Save money, live greener, and be a UCOP sustainability champion!

Fidelity financial classes offered for UCOP Staff

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Using the UC Learning Center

Log in to the UC Learning Center using your UCOP login and password. In the Search box on the left, enter the name of the class you want. Select the session you want, then select the Register box and Submit.

If you enroll in a class and are unable to attend, please be sure to cancel your registration so that your slot can be made available to others interested in the class. Cancel through the UC Learning Center 48 hours before the scheduled class time, or contact the Learning & Development Team.