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NEW Classes !

Classes with highly rated presenter Dr. Rachelle Rogers-Ard

STEP Deadlines & Resources

Don’t Forget!  STEP Define Criteria is due on May 31st! Contact step@ucop.edufor all questions.  Download the STEP Guidebook  for step by step instructions.

Upcoming Classes and Workshops

Writing SMART goals in STEP

online: Tuesday, May 24, 2:00 - 2:45pm

Need support in writing effective goals. Come learn tips for goal writing and leave with draft goals for STEP.


Register for Writing SMART goals in STEP

Belonging and Inclusion toward an Anti-racist organization

onlne: Tuesday, May 24, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is an opportunity to deeply explore the application and behaviors of the UCOP Core Competency of Belonging and Inclusion. While not a new concept, the notion of creating inclusive workspaces where each person feels connected and a sense of belonging has increase exponentially with the increasing normalcy of remote engagement and our country’s continued tension around race.

Modules include:
– Defining race, equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging
– Sharing inclusion & belonging examples within organizations
– Naming and discussing barriers to inclusionary practices at UCOP
– Completing the SEL Awareness Inventory

Register for Belonging and Inclusion toward an Anti-racist organization

Rock Your LinkedIn Profile

online: Wednesday, May 25, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Multiple date available in May and June

This class is offered monthly by LinkedIn Learning (LIL).  Join this session to 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.

Register to see all additional dates and times.

Recommended related courses: Weekly- Introduction to LinkedIn Learning  (register here)

Register for Rock Your LinkedIn Profile

UCOP Project Management (3 part series)

online: Wednesday, May 25, 8:30am - 12:30pm

This course helps students to recognize the critical importance of having a clear, shared understanding of a project at the outset by creating a comprehensive project charter, or the decision document that authorizes the project to move into detailed planning, and designates the project manager.

This is a 3 part series, attendance at all 3 dates is required.

Session 1: Wednesday, May 25

Session 2: Thursday, June 2

Session 3: Wednesday, June 8

Register for UCOP Project Management (3 part series)

Microsoft Access Techniques - Intermediate

online: Thursday, May 26, 9:30am - 12:00pm

This workshop is for business users who are familiar and comfortable with the basics of working with Microsoft Access objects and want to expand their skills to include some of Access’ more advanced features

Register for Microsoft Access Techniques - Intermediate

Excel Introduction to Data Analysis

Online: Wednesday, June 8, 9:00am - 12:00pm

Microsoft Excel includes several tools that allow one to analyze large amounts of data, master the use of these tools and you change the way you do business. Making sense of your data is essential in making key decisions for your organization. This course will teach you how to use some of the tools built into Excel that enable you to mine the answers hidden in your data records and unlock the analysis power of Excel.

This is a 2 part series, attendance at all dates is required.

Session 1: Wednesday, June 8

Session 2: Wednesday, June 15


Register for Excel Introduction to Data Analysis

Social Emotional Learning at Work: Creating connection and belonging at UCOP

online: Friday, June 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Incorporating the principles of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) at work enhances the ability to communicate and connect with a range of people in healthy ways.  Come learn the elements of Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and reflect on ways to embed SEL within UCOP competencies at work.

This is a 2 part series, attendance at all dates is required.

Session 1: Friday, June 10

Session 2: Friday, June 17

Register for Social Emotional Learning at Work: Creating connection and belonging at UCOP

People Leader Forum - Career Development Meetings

online: Friday, June 10, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Managers and Supervisors, sign up here for all People Leader Forums, every 2nd Friday from 1-2 pm

June 10:  Career Development Meetings with Jenna Allen, Executive Director and Deputy of IRAP

July:  No People Leader Forum

August 12:  On Boarding New Employees

Register for People Leader Forum - Career Development Meetings

Navigating Change & Transitions

online: Wednesday, June 22, 10:30am - 12:00pm

“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 transition models.

Register for Navigating Change & Transitions

Box Introduction

online: Wednesday, June 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm

This course will give you an overview of Box, the cloud-based service that provides secure file storage and file sharing.

Session will review:

-How to use Box
-How to collaborate with UCOP and non-UCOP people
-Commenting directly on files, folder permissions, shared links, and many other tips that will help you when using Box.
-Administrators from IT will be on hand to answer your questions and review the best features of Box. More info on Box can always be accessed on our webpage.”

Register for Box Introduction

Smartsheet for Project Management

online: Friday, June 24, 9:00am - 12:00pm

This 3 hour class on Smartsheet for Project Management is geared for new and current Project Managers. In this workshop users will discover new ways in which you and your project team can save time, increase collaboration, and better manage your project. You will learn various tips, tricks and shortcuts to streamline your project and help you mange your projects more effectively and efficiently.

Recommended related courses:

  • Project Management for Non-Project Managers, July 19 – registration will open in June
  • Microsoft Project for Project Managers (Intermediate), July 28 – registration will open in June
Register for Smartsheet for Project Management

Career Development Tools- Linked In and My UC Career

online: Tuesday, June 28, 2:00 - 3:00pm

We have free Career Development tools at your fingertips. Come learn how to use My UC Career and LinkedIn to develop your professional brand, share and document your accomplishments, and network with colleagues in UC.

Register for Career Development Tools- Linked In and My UC Career

Collaborative Tools for Virtual Meetings

online: Wednesday, June 29, 2:00 - 3:00pM

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!

Register for Collaborative Tools for Virtual Meetings

Storytelling With Data

online: Thursday, June 30, 11 - 11:45am

When presenting data, we often prioritize data accuracy and applying appropriate statistical analysis over HOW we share that data. Effective delivery and storytelling can be powerful in drawing people into the insights presented and inspire decision makers towards action. This session will review techniques to engage audiences in presentations and meeting settings and encourage participants to share their own examples of effective storytelling.



Register for Storytelling With Data

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Registration: 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.

Cancellation: You can cancel your registration through the UC Learning Center.  We ask that you cancel 48 hours before the scheduled class time so that others may sign up, or contact the Learning & Development Team.

If you require any assistance or accommodation with finding, registering or attending a class please email the Learning & Development Team.