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Classes and Workshops

All Classes will be offered virtually

Newly added –   Seizing the Moment:  Finding Opportunities for Growth during Covid19 (7/31)

Friday Meet Ups: Feeling Overwhelmed (7/24) and Job Security and How to Help Others (8/7).

*** Join us in welcoming President-designate Drake to the UC community during a special, livestreamed conversation at 11:30 a.m. (PST) on July 10. ***


Upcoming Classes and Workshops

ZOOM User Clinic

Online classes, please register for one of the dates below. Classes will be from 10:00 - 11:00: ,

Upcoming classes ( 7/10, 7/31, 8/14, 9/10 and 10/9)

This class will cover today’s most asked questions about Zoom.  ZOOM Security settings, ID’s, passwords, waiting rooms, locking a meeting, recordings, polls, and troubleshooting.

Additional Resources:  Zoom Webinars and DiscussionsUCOP Zoom webpage, Zoom Web training videos  

Register for ZOOM User Clinic

Fidelity financial classes offered for UCOP Staff

Online sessions available: ,

Register below to see listing of Online Classes, or schedule a virtual one-on-one meeting

Register for Fidelity financial classes offered for UCOP Staff

Mindfulness at UCOP

Online: Thursday, July 9, 10:00am - 11:00am

Online: Friday, August 7, 10:00am - 11:00am

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 July 9 for
Register for August 7 for

BRC Concur Travel & Entertainment Training

Online - click on the registration link to see all available classes: ,

Multiple classes available

This 1.5 hour training is geared toward UCOP employees who travel or book travel on behalf of others. Beginning July 1, 2020, all travel requestswill need to be pre-approved in the new Concur system. Travel & entertainment expense reports will be submitted in Concur rather than UCLA Express. Additionally, procurement card (PCard) expenses will be processed through Concur.

Register for BRC Concur Travel & Entertainment Training

My UC Career

Online: Wednesday, August 5, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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

UCOP Friday Meet Up Feeling Overwhelmed

Online: Friday, July 24, 11:10 am- 12:00 pm

In this meet-up we will explore overwhelm, contributing factors and emotion regulation techniques to combat the depleting emotional and physical experience that overwhelm brings on.

Register for UCOP Friday Meet Up Feeling Overwhelmed

Managing and organizing your E-Mail Inbox- Microsoft Outlook

Online: Tuesday, July 14, 9:30 am-11:00 am

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 E-Mail Inbox- Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Excel Techniques

Online - See dates below. : , 11:30am - 1:00pm

8/12 (registration deadline is 8/5),    9/10 ((registration deadline is 9/3)

This workshop is for people who want to take their 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 organizational insights, present information in a compelling way, and collaborate with others more effectively.

Register for Microsoft Excel Techniques

People On The Go Microsoft Excel PivotTables Techniques

Online: Wednesday, July 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm

If you have been using PivotTables and are wondering what more you can do with them, or are maybe running into obstacles and wishing you can get around them, this workshop will help you unleash the power of PivotTables and get results.

Registration deadline is July 8

Register for People On The Go Microsoft Excel PivotTables Techniques

Accomplishing More With Less for Managers

Online (7/16,/7/21, 7/30): , 10:00am - 11:15

The Accomplishing More With Less for Managers three-part workshop is ideal for managers and supervisors who are overseeing the work of others and want to build best practices to enhance team communication and productivity. Learn how to manage strategically and help your team succeed in through times of high-volume work. The workshop focuses on building management resilience through useful tools and exercises.

These live online workshops are 3 x 90-minute series on 7/16, 7/21, and 7/30.

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

Deadline for this class is July 8

Register for Accomplishing More With Less for Managers

Making Change Work for You

Online: Wednesday, July 22, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 Making Change Work for You

Box Fundamentals

Online: Friday, July 24, 10:00am - 11:00am

Online: Friday, August 21, 10:00am - 11:00am

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 July 24 for
Register for August 21 for

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning Introduction: Friday, August 28, 10:00am -11:00am

LinkedIn Learning is here! Come to this session and learn how you can leverage this new benefit to strengthen existing skills and learn new ones, too!

Register for LinkedIn Learning

UCOP Friday Meet Up Job security and how to help others

Online: Friday, August 7, 11:10 am- 12:00 pm

In response to the results of the FSAP survey, this  topic was among the most requested by our UCOP community.  Join Dr Paula Trejo-Phillips from FSAP for a discussion on Job security and how to help others, and leave with tips and tools to manage and balance the multiple priorities during the COVID19 work environment.

Register for UCOP Friday Meet Up Job security and how to help others

21 Practices for Happiness at Work

Online: Tuesday, July 28, 11:00 am- 12:45 pm

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.

Registration deadline is July 20

Register for 21 Practices for Happiness at Work

Remarkable Remote Team

Online: Thursday, August 6, 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 is 7/30

Register for Remarkable Remote Team

Speaker Series - Seizing the Moment: Finding Opportunities for Growth during Covid19

Online: Friday, July 31, 11:00 am- 1:00 pm

Come learn how to use the current crises as an opportunity for personal growth. Popular speaker Ola Popoola, UCOP Director of Reporting and Analytics with IRAP and founder of Divine Strategies for Living, will be sharing tips and tools for personal well-being and personal growth during this time of uncertainty.

Register for Speaker Series - Seizing the Moment: Finding Opportunities for Growth during Covid19

Mircosoft Word Techniques

Online: Thursday, August 6, 9:30 am- 11:00 am

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 July 30

Register for Mircosoft Word Techniques

Accomplishing More with Less

Online (8/13, 8/20 & 8/27) from 11:30am - 1:00 pm: ,

Bombarded by information? Persistently interrupted and side-tracked? Always juggling competing and changing priorities? Frustrated with digital overload? This fun and engaging series of 3 workshops, facilitated by “People on the Go,” gives breakthrough techniques for difficult time and productivity challenges.

These live online workshops are 3 x 90-minute series on 8/13, 8/20 & 8/27.

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

Deadline for this class is Aug 6

Register for Accomplishing More with Less

How to Give & Receive Feedback for all Employees

Online: Wednesday, August 19, 9:00am - 11:00am

Online: Friday, September 11, 1:00pm- 3:00pm

We will focus on how to give and receive constructive feedback in a positive manner. At this meeting, we will:

Learn our feedback triggers and how to manage them
Learn guidelines for effective feedback and peer coaching
Practice giving feedback

Register for August 19 for
Register for September 11 for

Design Thinking to Focus, Collaborate and Play

Online: Tuesday, August 25, 1:00 pm- 3:00 pm

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.

Register for Design Thinking to Focus, Collaborate and Play

Emotional Intelligence-- Attain Results Through People

Online: Tuesday, August 25, 9:30 am- 11:30 am

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.

Register for Emotional Intelligence-- Attain Results Through People

Giving Feedback to Employees for Managers

Online: Wednesday, August 26, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Online: Friday, September 25, 9:00am - 11:00am

This training is geared for people managers. We will focus on how to give an employee clear, constructive feedback in a positive manner that helps them hear and integrate your feedback. At this meeting, we will:

Learn guidelines for effective feedback and coaching
Learn tips for giving feedback virtually
Reflect on videos of feedback sessions
Practice giving feedback

Register for August 26 for
Register for September 25 for

Gartner: Manager and Employee Development

Additional Online Resources: , Register for Gartner: Manager and Employee Development on

Did you know you that all UCOP employee have free access to Gartner:  Manager and Employee Development.  This site has all kinds of learning opportunities, including live webinars, articles, and elearning workshops that you can take free of charge.  Check out their live webinar topics in the upcoming months. 

New Hire Orientation

Online: Tuesday, July 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm Register for New Hire Orientation on Tuesday, July 14

Chart of Accounts

Mulitple classes please click on link for available dates: , Register for Chart of Accounts on

BRC Oracle Procurement Requester trainings

Online classes, please register for one of the dates below: , Register for BRC Oracle Procurement Requester trainings on

This 2 hour training is geared toward UCOP employees/contractors who purchase goods or services. Beginning July 1, 2020, all procurement requests will be submitted in the new Oracle Financials Cloud system

PBS Smartview Beginner (SV100) : Fundamentals of Smartview (2 Day Class)

Day 1 - (7/22, 7/30 or 8/5): , 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Register for PBS Smartview Beginner (SV100) : Fundamentals of Smartview (2 Day Class) on

Day 2 - (7/24, 7/31, or 8/7): , 10:00 am - 12:00pm Register for PBS Smartview Beginner (SV100) : Fundamentals of Smartview (2 Day Class) on

PBS Smartview Intermed (SV200) : Transitional Smartview Skills (2 Day Class)

Day 1 - (8/12, 8/18, or 8/26) / Prerequisite: SV100 / : , 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Register for PBS Smartview Intermed (SV200) : Transitional Smartview Skills (2 Day Class) on

Day 2 - (8/14, 8/21, or 8/28) / Prerequisite: SV100 / : , 10:00 am - 12:00pm Register for PBS Smartview Intermed (SV200) : Transitional Smartview Skills (2 Day Class) on

Cascade CMS - Accessibility Workflow (Accessibility Review Process)

Mulitple classes please click on link for available dates: , Register for Cascade CMS - Accessibility Workflow (Accessibility Review Process) on

Accessible Websites in the Cascade CMS

Mulitple classes please click on link for available dates: , Register for Accessible Websites in the Cascade CMS on

Creating Accessible PDF's

Mulitple classes please click on link for 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

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.