Virtual Classes and Workshops
Get to the Point! Effective Writing Skills – You’ll learn practical tips and tools you can immediately use to make your written communications more effective; including using clear and professional language, writing powerful openings and closings, and how to meet the needs of busy readers. (Register)
New Hybrid Work Series – In this new Series by People on the Go. The hybrid workplace brings a whole new set of challenges. These highly interactive online live workshops are designed to help managers, employees and meeting facilitators navigate hybrid workplace challenges and turn them into opportunities. Click on register to see complete course description.
- The Remarkable Hybrid Manager (Register)
- The Remarkable Hybrid Worker (Register)
- The Remarkable Hybrid Meeting (Register)
STEP TRAINING AND SUPPORT
- STEP due date: STEP Checkpoint #1 for the 21/22 Performance Appraisal is due Aug 31. Click here for complete STEP Timeline.
- Required- Due August 31st: GROWing your Checkpoints ecourse has been automatically assigned on The Learning Center. More information on LINK
- Optional Training
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)
- Don’t see a specific class you want? Request a Class Here
Upcoming Classes and Workshops
People Leaders Forum for Managers and Supervisors - Remote work
Online - Every 3rd Friday from 1-2: ,
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 Leaders Forum for Managers and Supervisors - Remote work
Excel Advanced (2 part class)
Session are 9:00-12:00 on 9/22 and 9/24 (Attendance at both sessions are required for credit)
Excel Advanced is targeted at experienced Excel users and builds on the key concepts learned from the Introduction and Intermediate courses. Content focuses on importing and exporting data, formatting numbers, working with ranges, working with macros, data analysis tools, summarizing data, using “what-if” data analysis and workgroup collaboration. This full day class is hands-on and highly interactive.
Prerequisite: A strong, working knowledge of Microsoft Excel required. Completion of Excel Introduction and Excel Intermediate training classes is preferred.”Register for Excel Advanced (2 part class)
Having Fun with Virtual Meetings
Online: Thursday, September 23, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Learn some of the tools and techniques that can make virtual meetings more enjoyable and collaborative. Come with an open mind and ready to learn new internet-based tools!Register for Having Fun with Virtual Meetings
online: Wednesday, September 29, 1:00pm-3:30pm
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 for Advanced BOX
The Remarkable Hybrid Workplace Manager
online: Thursday, September 30, 1:00pm-3:30pm
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.
Registration Deadline 9/24Register for The Remarkable Hybrid Workplace Manager
Linked In Learning Introduction
online: Tuesday, October 12, 9:00am-9:45am
UCOP employees have access to LinkedIn Learning; over 9,000 professional development courses — in the next few months! Come to this session and learn how you can leverage this new benefit to grow your career.Register for Linked In Learning Introduction
Get to the Point! Effective Writing Skills (2 part class)
- Session 1 – 10/6 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
- Session 2 – 10/8 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
This course is taught by the highly rated trainer Barbara Nelson. This two-day writing workshop is for professionals to learn how to get their point across clearly and concisely. You’ll learn practical tips and tools you can immediately use to make your written communications more effective. including using clear and professional language, writing powerful openings and closings, and how to meet the needs of busy readers. The result: increased clarity, response and action from your readers.Register for Get to the Point! Effective Writing Skills (2 part class)
The Remarkable Hybrid Workplace Meeting
online: Wednesday, October 13, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
This online live workshop explores a variety of concepts, tools, and techniques designed to equip meeting facilitators and participants with the skills they need to make remote, hybrid, and in-person meetings highly effective. This starts with carefully deciding on the type of meeting that would be most appropriate (all-virtual, all-in-person, or hybrid) and then thoughtfully preparing a meeting “playbook,” creating rapport among participants, fostering engagement and creativity, skillfully administering the tools and technologies, and achieving the purpose of the meeting. This workshop leverages proven methodologies to bring creativity and innovation to every meeting.
Registration deadline – 10/8Register for The Remarkable Hybrid Workplace Meeting
Trust and Psychological Safety in the Workplace
online: Wednesday, October 20, 10:00am-12:00pm
Research continues to demonstrate that trust and psychological safety are critical to creating an inclusive, high-performing work environment. But trust and psychological safety are sometimes difficult to define and challenging to measure. Join Lisa Terry, Systemwide Director of Leadership and Organization Development for an interactive workshop to:
1. Discuss the concepts of trust and psychological safety, how they are similar and how they differ
2. Learn how to measure trust and psychological safety
3. Develop action steps to help build increased levels of trust and psychological safety in your own work environment
Excel: Intro to Data Analysis (2 part class)
- Session 1 – 10/21 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
- Session 2 – 10/22 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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.
Registration deadline 10/15. Attendance at both sessions are required to receive class creditRegister for Excel: Intro to Data Analysis (2 part class)
Stand Out on LinkedIn
online - Oct 21 (2-3) and Dec 02 (10-11): ,
Did you know that adding detailed work experience on LinkedIn can get you 8 times more profile views? Learn the best ways to get engaged on the site, and what it takes to get your profile noticed.Register for Stand Out on LinkedIn
Managing Implicit Bias, Extending your Learning
Online : Tuesday, October 26, 1:00pm-3:00 pm
Debrief the popular UC Managing Implicit Bias series of eCourses with UCOP colleagues. Discuss challenges and strategies for managing implicit bias and walk away with a greater understanding of your own implicit biases as well as your ability to promote equity, diversity, and inclusion wherever you are.
Prerequisite: You must complete the UC Managing Implicit Bias series PRIOR to registration for this class.Register for Managing Implicit Bias, Extending your Learning
online: Thursday, October 28, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
When leading a meeting, giving a presentation, or handling difficult conversations, your body language often matters as much as the words you use. In this workshop, we use hacks from advanced perception research to make small changes in your delivery style, leading to a big improvement in the ability to be persuasive and connect with an audience. We cut through the obvious stuff that everyone knows and move straight to the things that make the biggest difference – hybrid and virtually.Register for Delivery Skills
My UC Career
Multiple classes available: , Register for My UC Career on
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.
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.