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Virtual Classes and Workshops

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STEP Deadlines & Resources


Apply for 2022 Winter Cohorts by Dec. 9: ALD & PM-ILP

Which cohort is right for you?  Compare the differences between ALD and PM-ILP

People Management Integrated Learning Program (PM-ILP)
The PM-ILP is designed to complement the online Systemwide People Management Series & Certificate. Participants will complete the online courses individually and meet monthly in person as a cohort to apply the skills they’ve learned to maximum effect. The PM-ILP is designed to help current and aspiring managers acquire knowledge and insights to become more impactful in their roles.

Aspiring Leaders Development Program (ALD)
Come learn about this new experiential professional development program offered to UCOP staff who are interested in exploring leadership roles and career development. The purpose is to provide UCOP employees opportunities to learn these leadership skills without having a formal leadership position. Two-hour virtual sessions take place every other week from Jan. 27- March 24.  

Upcoming Classes and Workshops

The Remarkable Hybrid Manager

online: Tuesday, November 30, 9:30am-12:00pm

The hybrid workplace brings a whole new set of challenges. This highly interactive online live workshop is designed to help managers and supervisors tackle the hybrid workplace challenges and turn them into opportunities for them and their teams. In addition to providing a variety of concepts, techniques, and tools to help overcome the hybrid workplace challenges, this workshop helps managers learn cutting edge problem solving and collaboration frameworks, so that they can fully engage their teams and get their involvement and buy-in in addressing challenges and opportunities.
Register by Nov. 24

Register for The Remarkable Hybrid Manager

Accomplishing More with Less

online : Wednesday, December 1, 8:30am-12:00pm

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.

Register by 11/27

Register for Accomplishing More with Less

Inclusive Hybrid and Virtual Meetings

Online: Thursday, December 2, 10:00-11:00am

UCOP Learning and Development leads this workshop featuring techniques to facilitate virtual and hybrid meetings that include all voices and engage your participants. Inclusive meetings lead to a climate of openness, greater teamwork, and increased ownership of decisions. Objectives of the course are:

  • Structuring meetings to foster engagement
  • Determining the right engagement strategy for a variety of participants and objectives
  • Discussing and sharing best practices of hybrid vs. remote meetings
Register for Inclusive Hybrid and Virtual Meetings

Mindfulness at UCOP

Online: Friday, December 3, 10-11 am

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 reduce your stress and increase your effectiveness at work through simple mindfulness techniques.

Register for Mindfulness at UCOP

Well Being Series: The Science of Managing Stress

online: Thursday, December 9, 3:00- 4:00 pm

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 Well Being Series: The Science of Managing Stress

NEW !! Smartsheet Tips for Project Managers

online: Thursday, December 9, 9:00am - 11:00 am

This 2 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.

Register by 12/6

Register for NEW !! Smartsheet Tips for Project Managers

NEW !! Microsoft Projects Tips and Shortcuts

online: Friday, December 10, 9:00am - 11:00 am

This 2 hour class on Microsoft Projects 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.

Register by 12/6

Register for NEW !! Microsoft Projects Tips and Shortcuts

Mindfulness

online: Friday, January 14, 10:00am - 11:00am

Start the year with no Stress!  Enhance you awareness and focus.  Join us for this one-hour workshop, where you will learn how to both reduce your stress and increase your effectiveness at work through simple mindfulness techniques.

Register for Mindfulness

Box Advanced

online: Wednesday, January 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Want to know how to securely store sensitive data in Box? Interested in how to get data into Box via email or URL? Sign up for this advanced Box class and we will cover a wide range of topics including setting up alerts to monitor folders and using Box groups to manage department collaborations.

Register for Box Advanced

People Leader Forum - Coming back into the office

online: Friday, January 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

This monthly opportunity is for people managers and supervisors to connect with one another to develop leadership skills, build community, share best practices, swap strategies for navigating current challenges and learn to better support themselves and their teams.

Register for People Leader Forum - Coming back into the office

Total Organization

online: Tuesday, January 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm

With today’s information overload, it is becoming increasingly challenging to get organized and to stay organized. Presented by People-OnTheGo, this workshop is for users who deal with a great deal of information in a variety of electronic and paper formats, and who want to get a good handle on it. It is also for those who are in need of organizing their workspace to create an environment that is conducive to creativity and productivity. You will learn a realistic and practical approach for “total organization,” focusing on three important areas of organization: Organizing your e-mail, organizing your computer files, and organizing your papers and physical workspace.

Register by 1/20

Register for Total Organization

Collaborative Tools for Virtual Meetings

online: Friday, January 21, 11 am - 12:00 pm

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

21 Practices for Happiness

online: Wednesday, January 26, 9:30am - 12:00pm

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 by 1/23

Register for 21 Practices for Happiness

Zoom Advanced

online: Thursday, January 27, 11 am- 12:00 pm

Zoom for Advanced users includes the following topics:
-Personal Meeting ID
-Advanced Web Portal Settings
– Advanced Scheduling Options
– Advanced Sharing Options and Annotation
– Polling
– Breakout rooms
-Reporting and Cloud Recording

Register for Zoom Advanced

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.