Virtual Classes and Workshops
Honing your Hybrid Skills – New Learning Opportunities for a hybrid work environment (register to see dates and detailed description of class)
- The Remarkable Hybrid Manager (Register)
- The Remarkable Hybrid Worker (Register)
- Making Connections in a Hybrid World (Register)
- Collaborative Tools for Virtual Meetings (Register)
- Technologies ( Box Advanced / PowerPoint Techniques)
- Delivery Skills (Register)
- Inclusive Hybrid and Virtual Meetings (Register)
STEP TRAINING AND SUPPORT
- More Information and Optional Training
Recurring Classes and Office Hours
- NEW Healing Meditation Series, every Tues/ Thurs 8:45-9. Zoom link (no registration needed)
- Start your morning with a guided meditation session led by LeNaya Smith Crawford, The Holistic MFT
- New Hire Orientation (every second Tuesday of the month 10am-12pm)
- IT New Hire Orientation(every first Tuesday of the month 9:30am-10:30pm/ registration deadline: friday before)
- 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)
- Concur Travel Office Hours (Drop in – see schedule at bottom of page)
- Don’t see a specific class you want? Request a Class Here
Upcoming Classes and Workshops
The PM-ILP is designed to complement the online System-wide People Management Series & Certificate. Participants will complete the online courses individually and meet monthly in-person as a cohort to apply the skills we’ve learned to maximum effect. The PM-ILP is designed to help current and aspiring managers acquire the knowledge and insights to become more impactful in their roles. Application due December 8.
Nov 4 (2:00-2:30pm) / Nov 17 (2:00-2:30pm) / Nov 30 (10:00-10:30am) / Dec 7 (9:00-9:30am)
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.
Program starts January 27- March 24, and meets every other week for two hours virtually. For more information read Aspiring Leaders Development Program (ALD).
Nov 4 (2:30 pm- 3:00 pm) / Nov 17 (2:30 pm- 3:00 pm) / Nov 30 (10:30 am – 11:00 am) / Dec 7 (9:30 am – 10:00 am)
Register for Upcoming Cohorts
People Leaders Forum for Managers and Supervisors - Feedback in a Hybrid World (Nov)
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.
November: Feedback in a Hybrid World
*NEW* December: Taking care of ourselves
Register for People Leaders Forum for Managers and Supervisors - Feedback in a Hybrid World (Nov)
Delivery Skills for Connecting with Your Audience
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 for Connecting with Your Audience
online: Tuesday, November 2, 10:00am-11:30am
In this session, you will learn powerful techniques that can help save significant time, better manipulate and format presentations, convey information in a compelling way, and collaborate with others more effectively.
Registration Deadline 10/27Register for PowerPoint Techniques
The Remarkable Hybrid Worker
Online: Wednesday, November 3, 9:30am-12:00pm
This online live training is designed to help you successfully navigate through today’s challenging times where you may be working remotely, in the office, or in a hybrid work environment. This workshop is intended to help you develop your skills on productivity, managing stress and self-care, as well as staying invigorated and motivated. This session touches on both the people/emotional side as well as the practical/operational side of your work. As a bonus to your participation, each attendee will also be given access to the 21 Practices eCourse and the Hello Mindful App (Web, iOS, and Android).
Registration Deadline 10/29Register for The Remarkable Hybrid Worker
Stand Out on LinkedIn
online - Nov 3 (2-3) : Wednesday, November 3, 2:00-3:00pm
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
Project Management Level 2 - 3 part class
online (Nov 4, Nov 10 and Nov 18): , 8:30am - 12:30pm
session 1 – Leading and Managing Change / session 2 – Risk Management and Quality / session 3 – Communication and Organizational Change
Please click on this Registration link to see full details on each session
Prerequisite: Completion of Project Management Level I, or previous Project Management experience.
Bundle this class with Smartsheet for Project Managers (2 part class)
Dec 9 (8:30-12:30) and Dec 10 (8:30-12:30)
Click on this Registration link to see class description and register.Register for Project Management Level 2 - 3 part class
My UC Career
online: Thursday, November 4,
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
Making Connections in a Hybrid world
online: Tuesday, November 9, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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
Project Management for Non-Project Managers
online: Friday, November 12, 9:00am-12:00pm
This workshop is designed for professionals who want to enhance their project management skills and better manage projects of all kinds. This session is focused on bringing innovative insights and practical techniques to improve your managing of projects of all sizes.
Registration Deadline 11/8
Bundle this class with Smartsheet for Project Managers (2 part class)
Dec 9 (8:30-12:30) and Dec 10 (8:30-12:30)
Click on this Registration link to see class description and register.Register for Project Management for Non-Project Managers
Collaborative Tools for Virtual Meetings
Online: Tuesday, November 16, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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
online: Wednesday, November 17, 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
Managing Your Email Inbox
onlne: Friday, November 19, 10:00am-11:30am
In this session you will learn powerful tips and techniques that can save you hours and help you get the results you desire from your e-mail communication.
Registration Deadline 11/15Register for Managing Your Email Inbox
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.
Registration Deadline 11/24Register for The Remarkable Hybrid Manager
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 the meeting to foster engagement
- Determining the right engagement strategy for a variety of participants and meeting objectives
Discussing and sharing best practices of hybrid vs remote meetingsRegister for Inclusive Hybrid and Virtual Meetings
Concur Travel & Entertainment Training - Office hours
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Click on registration link to dial into office hours
Oct 6 (2-3) / Oct 14 (11-12) / Oct 19 (11-12) / October 28 (11-12) / Nov 3 (11-12) / Nov 9 (11-12) / Nov 15 (2-3) / Nov 22 (2-3)/ Nov 29 (10:30-11:30) / Dec 6 (2-3) / Dec 15 (9-10a / Jan 5 (11-12)
Concur Travel & Entertainment Training
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Fidelity financial classes offered for UCOP Staff
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Creating Accessible PDF's
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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.