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Virtual Classes and Workshops

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NEW Classes ! Scroll below to register.

Smartsheet Fundamentals: Two-part class 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.

Managing Implicit Bias: A Conversation: This course is to debrief the popular UC Managing Implicit Bias series of eCourses. Join UCOP colleagues to discuss challenges and strategies for managing implicit bias.


UCOP Mentorship Program Info Sessions

Come learn about the UCOP 2022-23 Mentorship Program. This program is open to all UCOP employees who have been at UCOP for over 6 months. Applications are due August 31. Visit the UCOP Mentorship Program webpage for more information.


STEP Deadlines & Resources

Take advantage of training to support you with the STEP Process! Scroll below to learn more!

Don’t Forget!  The first STEP Check-In needs to be completed by August 31, 2022! Contact step@ucop.edu for all questions.  Download the STEP Guidebook  for step by step instructions.

Upcoming Classes and Workshops

STEP Check-In Coaching Labs

online: Friday, August 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm

This optional 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.

Note: All required STEP ecourses must be taken prior to this class.

Multiple sessions will be hosted in August

  • Friday, August 12, 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • Friday, August 19, 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • Friday, August 26, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Register for STEP Check-In Coaching Labs

People Leader Forum - Onboarding New Employees

online: Friday, August 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

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

August 12:  On Boarding New Employees

Register for People Leader Forum - Onboarding New Employees

GROWing Your Check-In Conversations for Managers

online: Tuesday, August 16,

GROWing your Check-in Conversations is a required two-hour virtual live workshop that provides managers with an opportunity to practice using the GROW in STEP check-ins and share tips and strategies for providing feedback. This is part of the three-year training plan designed by the Performance Appraisal workgroup made up of colleagues from across UCOP.

Please note: you must complete the required ecourse Growing your check-ins.

  • Tuesday, August 16, 2:00am – 4:00pm
  • Wednesday, August 24, 10:00am – 12:00pm

 

Register for GROWing Your Check-In Conversations for Managers

UCOP Mentorship Program Information Sessions

online: Tuesday, August 16,

Come learn about the UCOP 2022-23 Mentorship Program. This program is open to all UCOP employees who have been at UCOP for over 6 months. Applications are due August 31. Visit the UCOP Mentorship Program webpage for more information.

Multiple sessions will be hosted in August

  • Tuesday, August 16, 12:30 – 12:55pm
  • Wednesday, August 24, 9:05 – 9:30am

Note: Complete the Mentor Application or Mentee Application to be considered for the program

Register for UCOP Mentorship Program Information Sessions

STEP for New Employees: Define Criteria

online: Wednesday, August 17, 2:00 - 2:50pm

In this instructor-led training on the Staff Talent Evaluation Process (STEP), we will expand on the materials presented in the STEP Fundamentals for Employees eCourse by going into detail on the first stage of STEP, called Define Criteria. You will practice writing goals, review strategies for choosing focus competencies, and discuss personal change management.

Register for STEP for New Employees: Define Criteria

GROWing Your Check-In Conversations for Employees

online: Thursday, August 18,

This optional two-hour virtual live workshop provides employees with an opportunity to practice using the GROW in STEP check-ins and share tips and strategies for providing feedback.

Please note: you must complete the required ecourse Growing your check-ins.

  • Thursday, August 18, 9:00am – 11:00am
  • Tuesday, August 30, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Register for GROWing Your Check-In Conversations for Employees

Delivery Skills for Connecting With Your Audience

online: Thursday, August 18, 1:00 - 3:00pm

For many, public speaking and giving formal and informal presentations can be uncomfortable and daunting. Luckily, delivery skills ca be practiced and improved on with each presentation. This session will focus on identifying anxieties about presenting and how to prepare for them, explore different presentation styles and techniques to engage with your audience, and tips and tricks to making your next presentation a success! This session will be interactive and participants are asked to bring a recent presentation, outline, or presentation idea to practice.

Register for Delivery Skills for Connecting With Your Audience

Managing Implicit Bias: A Conversation

online: Tuesday, August 23, 9:00 - 11:00pm

This course is to debrief the popular UC Managing Implicit Bias series of eCourses. Join UCOP colleagues to discuss challenges and strategies for managing implicit bias. Participants will walk away with a greater understanding of their own implicit biases and their ability to promote equity, diversity, and inclusion wherever they are.

Highlights:

  • Debrief the Implicit Bias online training series
  • Discuss and learn how socialization shapes our biases
  • Discuss and learn how power, privilege, and positionality influence our decisions
  • Discuss how our implicit biases affect our work
  • Discuss strategies moving forward

Prerequisite: In order to register for this class, you must have completed all six eCourses in the UC Managing Implicit Bias series.

Register for Managing Implicit Bias: A Conversation

Smartsheet Fundamentals

online: Thursday, August 25,

This two-part 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.

Both sessions are required:

  • Thursday, August 25, 9:00am – 12:00pm
  • Friday, August 26, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Register for Smartsheet Fundamentals

Making Connections in a Hybrid World

online: Wednesday, August 31, 1:00 - 2:00pm

Connection is crucial component in building engagement, and a productive and efficient workplace. It widely noted that when people feel connected, healthy working relationships that foster collaboration improve. Come to this interactive workshop to experience and learn some of the tools and techniques that can support connection in this remote and hybrid world. And bring your ideas as well.

Register for Making Connections in a Hybrid World

Using the UC Learning Center

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.