Virtual Classes and Workshops
Project Management Fundamentals (3 part class)
- Initiating a Project (5/19) (Register here)
- Planning and Estimating a Project (5/27) (Register here)
- Scheduling and Tracking a Project (6/4) (Register here)
Conflict Resolution in the workplace (classes may be taken individually) Learn about different conflict resolution styles, when and how to use them to enhance your relationships at work. Click here for more details of both classes.
- Understanding your Conflict Style (Register Here)
- Understanding your Intercultural Style (Register Here)
We are now accepting applications for the UC Women’s Initiative for Professional Development (UC WI)
Employee information, reference letter requests and manager approvals will be gathered through Application/Nomination form(s) below.
- STEP Define Criteria Training – Completed
- STEP Checkpoint Training – Completed
- STEP End of Year Training eCourses – Due April 30th.
- Optional STEP training and support (eCourses must be completed prior to attending any courses below)
Recurring Classes and Office Hours
- New Hire Orientation (every second Tuesday of the month 10am-12pm)
- Zoom: LIVE Training, UCOP Zoom webpage, Web training videos
- UCOP LinkedIn Learning: Intro Class offered quarterly . Account activation, Login, popular classes, recorded overview and demo, and FAQ
- For questions regarding classes and training, contact UCOPLD@ucop.edu
- STEP Office Hours – (drop-in every Friday 9-10:30 or register)
- Zoom – More dates coming
Upcoming Classes and Workshops
STEP Office Hours (Drop In or Register)
Online on Fridays: , 9:00am-10:30am
Online every Friday from 9:00am – 10:30am. Drop in or Pre register
STEP administrators will be on hand to answer questions about the process, how to navigate the system and any other questions you may have.Register for STEP Office Hours (Drop In or Register)
STEP End of Year Live Training (Optional)
You must complete your assigned ecourses on the End of the Year Process prior to the attending this clas: ,
Employee Training – Register Here
In this optional instructor led training for Employees on the new Staff Talent Evaluation Process (STEP), we will expand on the materials presented in the required ecourses on End of Year. This will be a less formal setting as we will craft each session to answer your questions and go deeper into areas that participants request.
Manager Training – Register Here
In this optional instructor led training for managers on the new Staff Talent Evaluation Process (STEP), we will expand on the materials presented in the required ecourses on End of Year. We will also go deeper into all end of year processes, discuss end of the modified rating language and process, and provide time to answer all of your questions.Register for STEP End of Year Live Training (Optional)
Online: Thursday, April 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Topics include: Personal Meeting ID ; Advanced Web Portal Settings; Advanced Scheduling Options; Advanced Sharing Options & Annotation; Polling; Breakout rooms; Reporting and Cloud Recording and Q&ARegister for Zoom Advanced
Online: Friday, April 23, 11:00 am- 12:00 pm
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
Microagresssions ( 2 Part Class)
The term “microaggression” has become widely used and misunderstood. As we continue to develop more inclusive workplace practices, these interactive session will help develop a shared understanding of how microaggressions can affect our work environment and organizational culture.
This is 2 part series. You need to complete both parts to receive credit for the course.
Part 1 : From Sesame Street to Mainstreet
Class date: 4/30 (10am-12pm) Register Here
In this interactive session, participants will:
• Learn what microaggressions are and their underlying messages about distinct social groups
• Learn strategies for limiting the occurrences of microaggressions, at the individual and institutional level
• Discuss different approaches to responding to microaggressions
• Learn strategies for how to recover after learning you have delivered a microaggression
Part 2: Individual and Institutional Strategies
You need to complete part 1 prior to attending session 2
class dates: 5/26 (10am-12pm), 6/2 (2pm-4pm), and 6/9 (1:00pm-3:00pm) Register Here
In this interactive session, participants will:
• Discuss when and how to respond to microaggressions
• Understand adaptive and maladaptive responses to microaggressions
• Learn organizational and structural interventions
• Role play activities to practice responding to microaggressions
• Learn tips and tools for how to recover from receiving a microaggression
Microsoft Excel Techniques
Online : , 11:30am-1:00pm
Classes Available: 5/6 from 11:30-1:00 (registration deadline 5/22) and 6/8 from 9:30-11:00 (registration deadline 6/4)
Take your Microsoft Excel skills to the next level! In this workshop, users learn powerful techniques that can help them save significant time, analyze data and extract important business insights, present information in a compelling way, and collaborate with others more effectively.Register for Microsoft Excel Techniques
Managing and Organizing Your Outlook Inbox
Online: Tuesday, May 11, 11:30am -1:00pm
Are you trying to get more organized? 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 Outlook Inbox
PPT: Dynamic Presentations (2 part class)
Online (session 1 is 5/12, session 2 is 5/14): , 9:00am-12:00pm
In this 2 part class, you will learn to develop persuasive, dynamic slide show presentations which combine graphics, text, and animation effects to maximize the impact of the information you want to convey. To get the most out of this class, attendees should bring their own PowerPoint presentation to work on. If you do not bring a presentation, one will be provided.
Registration Deadline 5/7Register for PPT: Dynamic Presentations (2 part class)
Mindfulness at UCOP
Online - Multiple classes: , 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Classes available on May 7/ June 4
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 both reduce your stress and increase your effectiveness at work through simple mindfulness techniques.Register for Mindfulness at UCOP
My UC Career
Online: Thursday, May 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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 Fundamentals (3 part series)
Online - Must Register for all 3 sessions: , 8:30am - 12:30pm
This is 3 part series, which builds upon learnings from the previous session. You need to attend all 3 sessions to receive credit for the course.
Initiating a Project (5/19) (Register for class here)
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.
Planning and Estimating a Project (5/27) (Register for class here)
In this course, students learn how to build a professional-grade project plan and detailed estimates.
Scheduling and Tracking a Project (6/4) (Register for class here)
In this course, students learn how to convert a project plan and estimates into a project schedule, and to track and communicate project status.Register for Project Management Fundamentals (3 part series)
Understanding your Conflict Style
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You have the option of signing up for either 1 or both classes
Understanding your Conflict Style on 5/13 from 10-12
Participants will learn about 5 conflict resolution styles; and, when and how to use them to reach their goals, enhance their relationships and improve their performance at work. Register for Class
Understanding your Intercultural Style on 6/24 from 10-12
Participants will learn about a powerful model and assessment tool that can be used to better understand and resolve problems and conflicts across cultural differences. As part of this class, you will need to complete the Intercultural Conflict Styles Inventory (ICS®), which you will receive the assessment a week prior to the class. Register for classRegister for Understanding your Conflict Style
Microsoft Word Techniques
Online: Tuesday, May 18, 9:30am - 11:00am
In this workshop, you will learn powerful techniques that can help you save significant time, better manipulate and format documents, present information in a compelling way, and collaborate with others more effectively.
Registration Deadline is 5/13Register for Microsoft Word Techniques
online: Wednesday, May 19, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Job stress can be all-consuming — but it doesn’t have to be. Find ways to identify your triggers, keep perspective, learn helpful strategies, and know when to seek help.Register for Managing Stress
Remarkable Remote Team
Online: Thursday, May 20, 9:30am - 12:00pm
This highly interactive online live workshop is designed to help remote teams overcome traditional and new challenges, leveraging the latest research in mindfulness and emotional intelligence along with the latest technologies, tools, and collaboration practices to maximize team performance and achieve crucial team goals.
Registration Deadline 5/17Register for Remarkable Remote Team
21 Practice for Happiness at Work
online: Thursday, May 27, 11:00am - 12:45pm
Presented by People-OnTheGo, participants will learn to develop and practice mindfulness, emotional intelligence, growth mindset, and productivity skills that are crucial in today’s workplace. Participants focus on behavioral changes and initiative-taking, while at the same time paying attention to self-care, stress reduction, fostering enjoyment, and self-fulfillment.Register for 21 Practice for Happiness at Work
Coaching Lab for Managers
Online, multiple dates: , Register for Coaching Lab for Managers on
This interactive session for managers and supervisors provides an opportunity to practice strategies for giving feedback with a coaching lens. Come with a real-life example to practice with your peers.
Multiple classes available: , Register for ZOOM Fundamentals on
This call will address questions about Zoom, Security settings, ID’s, passwords, waiting rooms, locking a meeting, recordings, polls, and troubleshooting.
Concur T&E Office Hours (Drop In)
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4/22 (2-3), 4/28 (2-3)
5/6 (10-11), 5/11 (11-12), 5/17 (2-3), 5/26 (1-2)
Concur Travel & Entertainment Training
Online Multiple Classes Available: , Register for Concur Travel & Entertainment Training on
Fidelity financial classes offered for UCOP Staff
Register for listing of Online Classes, or schedule a virtual one-on-one meeting: , Register for Fidelity financial classes offered for UCOP Staff on
Creating Accessible PDF's
Mulitple classes please click register to see available dates: , Register for Creating Accessible PDF's on
UCOP Required Trainings
These courses, for UCOP Career Staff, Career Contract and TOPS employees, are available through the UC Learning Center
- UC Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for Staff
- US Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for Supervisors, Faculty and MSP*
- UC Cyber Security Awareness Fundamentals
- General Compliance Briefing: University of California Ethical Values and Conduct
- FERPA – Please contact the UCOP Learning & Development Team
- Please see your manager for any additional Department or Job related requirements.
If you are unclear on the required trainings that you need to take or need to view your certificate expiration date, please log into your UC Learner Account and select the Required Training icon the your homepage.
*Employees who do not supervise anyone but are in a role that is classified as a MSP will be required to take Sexual Harassment Training for Managers, Supervisors and MSP.
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.