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Virtual Classes and Workshops

Upcoming Classes

OPSA Career Panel – Join OPSA for an interactive career panel to hear how long-tenured staff successfully navigated and succeeded in their own careers at UCOP. This presentation is part of an information series on effectively navigating and growing in a career at UC.  Read more about the Career Panel. (Register here)

Now Open: Aspiring Leaders Development Program (Fall Cohort) –(For Non-Managers/Non-Supervisors only) Come learn about the Fall 2021 UCOP ALD experiential professional development program for UCOP staff who are interested in exploring leadership roles and career development.   Read here for more information. Applications due August 13.

Trust and Psychological Safety – Did you know HR professionals are available to provide STEP support every Friday from 9-10:30am? You can register for the class or drop in at any time during the session (zoom link for session). For STEP support at any time, contact


Recurring Classes and Office Hours

Upcoming Classes and Workshops

STEP Office Hours (Drop In or Register)

Online on Fridays: , 9:00am-10:30am

Online every Friday from 9:00am – 10:30am. Drop in or Pre register

STEP administrators will be on hand to answer questions about the process, how to navigate the system and any other questions you may have.

You can register for the class or drop in at anytime during the session (zoom link for session).

Register for STEP Office Hours (Drop In or Register)

People Leaders Forum for Managers and Supervisors

Online - monthly: ,

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

Understanding your Intercultural Conflict Style

Online: Thursday, June 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Understanding your Intercultural Style  on 6/24 from 10-12

Participants will learn about a powerful model and assessment tool that can be used to better understand and resolve problems and conflicts across cultural differences. As part of this class, you will need to complete the Intercultural Conflict Styles Inventory (ICS®), which you will receive the assessment a week prior to the class.   Register for class

Register for Understanding your Intercultural Conflict Style

Stand Out on Linked In

Online: Thursday, June 24, 2:00pm - 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 Linked In

Microsoft Projects (2 part class)

Online 6/25 and 6/29: , 9:00am-12:00pm

Sessions are from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm on  6/25 and 6/29    (attendance to both sessions required for class credit)

This course teaches the basic commands and features of Microsoft Project. Students will learn how to create and modify task lists, establish a project schedule, create calendars, assign resources to tasks, track costs, and work with different views and tables. Students will also apply filters and groups, and sort task and resource data. Finally, they will learn how to resolve resource conflicts.

Topics will include:

  • Creating and scheduling tasks
  • Resource management
  • Views and tables
  • Filters, groups, and sorting
  • Finalizing the task plan

Registration deadline is 6/22 and 6/27

Register for Microsoft Projects (2 part class)

OPSA Career Panel

Online: Thursday, July 1, 2:00pm-3:00pm

Join OPSA for an interactive career panel with long-tenured staff to hear their perspectives and stories. This presentation is part of an information series on effectively navigating and growing in a career at UC.

Learn how long-tenured staff have navigated their UC careers, balanced work and family, and how their experiences have shaped them to help inform other staff to successfully navigate and succeed in their own careers at UC.

Register for OPSA Career Panel

Trust and Psychological Safety in the Workplace

Online: Thursday, July 15, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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

Register for Trust and Psychological Safety in the Workplace

Aspiring Leaders Development Program - Information Sessions

Online: ,

Sessions will be Jul 14 from 9-9:30, Jul 27 from 1-1:30/ Aug 6 from 11:30-12

Come learn about the new UCOP Aspiring Leadership Development Program 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. You’ll take 5 workshops (4 two hour sessions in September and October and 1 two hour session in January).  For more information:

Contact for questions

Register for Aspiring Leaders Development Program - Information Sessions

Linked In Learning for Managers

online: Thursday, July 15, 10:00am-11:00am

Learn how to use Linked In Learning with your team as a professional learning tool. As a UCOP Manager or Supervisor, Linked IN Learning has tools and features to make assigning and tracking team learning easy!

Register for Linked In Learning for Managers

Microsoft Word Techniques

online: Wednesday, July 21, 10:00am - 11:30am

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.

Register for Microsoft Word Techniques

Introduction to LinkedIn Learning

online: Wednesday, July 21, 1:00pm - 1:45pm

Come learn tips to navigate and make the most out of this incredible resource, free for all UCOP employees!   

Register for Introduction to LinkedIn Learning

Accomplishing More with Less

online: Tuesday, July 27, 8:30am - 12:00pm

Presented by People-OnTheGo, this popular class returns with techniques for difficult time and productivity challenges. Leave with practical tips and strategies to apply and save time immediately.

Register for Accomplishing More with Less

ZOOM Fundamentals

Multiple classes available: ,

This call will address questions about Zoom, Security settings, ID’s, passwords, waiting rooms, locking a meeting, recordings, polls, and troubleshooting.

Register for ZOOM Fundamentals

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.

Mindfulness at UCOP

Online - Multiple classes: Sunday, June 6, 10:00 am - 11:00 am Register for Mindfulness at UCOP on Sunday, June 6

Classes available on June 4, July 9 and Aug 6 from 10-12

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.

Smartsheet Fundamentals (2 part class)

online : , Register for Smartsheet Fundamentals (2 part class) on

Enhance your technology and coding skills, leadership and management style, marketing and finance knowledge and more — choose courses that are relevant to you, your role and your interests. Partner with your manager to develop a learning plan that helps you continue to grow in your career. Receive personalized recommendations based on your role. And more!

This two-part class is designed for newer users who wish to gain a foundational understanding of the Smartsheet collaboration tool. Learn how Smartsheet can track projects and information to improve teamwork. Smartsheet licenses are available to all UCOP employees.

Classes are in 7/22 and 7/23 from 9-12.

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

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.