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Class Spotlight!

3Practice Circle Sessions; Multiple Sessions: UCOP Human Resources and the Ombuds Office will begin holding 3Practice Circle sessions to facilitate dialogue between colleagues and help us connect as a community.  Learn more about the 3Practice Circle process. 

Smartsheet Tips for Project Managers, December 8: 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.


STEP Deadlines & Resources

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Don’t Forget! 

The first STEP Check-In was due in August. It’s almost time for the Second Check-in, due December 2 ! Contact step@ucop.edu for all questions.  Download the STEP Guidebook  for step by step instructions.

Having Technical Issues with STEP? Review this FAQ

Upcoming Classes and Workshops

3Practice Circle

on-site & Zoom: Tuesday, December 6,

UCOP Human Resources and  Ombuds Office will begin holding 3Practice Circle sessions to facilitate dialogue between colleagues and help us connect as a community. A 3Practice Circle isn’t a debate, discussion or therapy group; it’s a safe space for clarity and understanding — with no obligation to agree — and an opportunity to exercise your listening and communication skills.

UCOP’s 3Practice Circle sessions will include virtual sessions as well as on-site workshops in Oakland and at the UCPath Center. Framing questions vary depending on the session.

FQ1: “This is what would change at UCOP/UCPath if my voice were heard”

  • Oakland (on-site)
    • Dec. 15: 2:00 – 3:30pm
  • UCPath (on-site)
    • Dec. 6: 10:30am – 12:00pm
    • Dec. 8: 10:30 – 12:00pm
  • Zoom
    • Jan. 24: 10:30am – 12:00pm

FQ2: “This is what I lost and discovered during COVID”

  • Oakland (on-site)
    • Jan. 12, 2023: 1:00 – 2:30pm
    • Jan. 26, 2023: 1:00 – 2:30pm
    • Feb. 21, 2023: 2:30 – 4:00pm
Register for 3Practice Circle

Smartsheet Tips for PM

online: Thursday, December 8, 9:00am - 12:00pm

This 3 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 manage your projects more effectively and efficiently.

Register for Smartsheet Tips for PM

People Leader Forum: Restore, Rejuvenate, & Reset! with Callele Concon

online: Friday, December 9, 1:00 - 2:00pm

The People Leaders Forum is a monthly opportunity for people managers 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.

Upcoming Topics

  • December 9: Restore, Rejuvenate, & Reset!
    • Callale Concon returns to share essential strategies to restore, rejuvenate and reset energy and motivation to meet your goals in the new year.
Register for People Leader Forum: Restore, Rejuvenate, & Reset! with Callele Concon

Rock Your LinkedIn Profile

online: Wednesday, December 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Make the most of your LinkedIn profile! Join this session, led by LinkedIn, to learn what it takes to build a great profile that speaks directly to your audience and get your questions answered by a LinkedIn expert.

This webinar enables you to:

  • Recognize the value of your LinkedIn profile as part of your brand
  • Identify 2-3 qualities to highlight across your profile
  • Apple 3-4 best practices for building an engaging profile

Several dates and times are offered. Check out their registration page.

Register for Rock Your LinkedIn Profile

MS Project Tips for PM

online: Thursday, December 15, 9:00am - 12:00pm

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. Registration closes 12/12.

Register for MS Project Tips for PM

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.