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Upcoming Events

Monday, December 5, 2016

UC Learning Center Reporting: Learning Management

Course: Technology and Systems | December 5 | 1:30-4 p.m. | University Hall, Room 28

 Nguyen, David, LMS Trainer, Central HR

 Human Resources

The UC Learning Center (UCL) is the UC Berkeley campus resource to access UC mandated trainings, career development classes, and any pertinent departmental trainings. This course is designed for new to advanced users of the UC Learning Center.

  Register online

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Certificate Program in Human Resource Management Online Information Session

Information Session | December 6 | 12-12:30 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Discover how this certificate, approved by the Human Resource Certification Institute, can help you make the most of growing opportunities in human resource management.

  Register online

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Conflict Competency for Teams

Workshop: Career Development | December 8 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

In order to achieve high performance on teams, team members must be equipped with the knowledge and skills to effectively handle their inevitable differences, disagreements and disputes. This class will focus on types of team conflict and how conflict emerges, as well as common barriers to conflict resolution. Participants will learn how to create the right climate that fosters open and honest...   More >

Microsoft Visio Fundamentals: Diagrams and Illustrations

Course: Technology and Systems | December 8 | 1:30-4 p.m. | University Hall, Room 28

 Samsell, Keith, Training Lead, Central HR

 Human Resources

This course details the process by which Microsoft Visio diagrams are developed using Stencils, Shapes, Connectors, and through the incorporation of design tools and visual aids. Emphasis is placed on common diagram types and object organization using multi-page and multi-layer design layouts.

  Register online

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Microsoft Project Fundamentals: Project Management

Course: Technology and Systems | December 13 | 1:30-4 p.m. | University Hall, Room 28

 Samsell, Keith, Training Lead, Central HR

 Human Resources

This foundation course combines industry-standard project management theory with practical application using Microsoft Project to plan, execute, and track progression throughout the project lifecycle.

  Register online

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Microsoft Excel Charts: Spreadsheets

Course: Technology and Systems | December 14 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 28

 Valerio, Kathleen, Calpact Coordinator, Central HR

 Human Resources

This course details the process of chart creation and manipulation in Microsoft Excel. Emphasis is placed on proper structure of source data, functional differences of various chart types, and conversion of charts into pictures for use in other programs.

  Register online

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Microsoft Excel PivotTables and PivotCharts: Spreadsheets

Course: Technology and Systems | December 20 | 1:30-4 p.m. | University Hall, Room 28

 Samsell, Keith, Training Lead, Central HR

 Human Resources

This course details the process by which large data sets are organized, formatted, summarized, and interactively manipulated using Tables, PivotTables, and PivotCharts.

  Register online

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet Design and Formatting: Spreadsheets

Course: Technology and Systems | January 5 | 1-4 p.m. | University Hall, Room 28

 Valerio, Kathleen, Calpact Coordinator, Central HR

 Human Resources

Spreadsheet Basics: Learn how to navigate in and across spreadsheets. Use AutoFill to build spreadsheets and link them into quarterly reports with basic equations in Microsoft Excel.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

New Employee Orientation

Orientation: New Employee Orientation | January 10 – September 12, 2017 the second Tuesday of the month every other month with exceptions | 8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 150

 Human Resources

New Employee Orientation is held every other month. We encourage new employees to attend as soon as possible after beginning work at Berkeley - you'll learn about the campus, gain understanding of your benefits, and discover some new opportunities that are free to staff.

New Employee Orientation

Orientation: New Employee Orientation | January 10 | 8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 150 University Hall

 Human Resources

New employees are encouraged to attend this orientation to learn about the Berkeley campus, gain understanding about your benefits and discover new opportunities for staff. An optional campus tour will be offered from 11:40am to 12:30pm following Campus Services and Staff Organizations. NOTE: New hires should meet with their departmental benefits managers to arrange to sign up for benefits during...   More >

Microsoft Excel VBA Function Programming: Spreadsheets

Course: Technology and Systems | January 10 | 1:30-4 p.m. | University Hall, Room 28

 Samsell, Keith, Training Lead, Central HR

 Human Resources

This course details the process by which custom, user-defined functions are created using the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) programming language. Once defined, VBA functions may be used in Microsoft Excel to produce custom calculated outcomes that extend beyond the capabilities of the standard Excel function library.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Microsoft Excel Charts: Spreadsheets

Course: Technology and Systems | January 11 | 1-4 p.m. | University Hall, Room 28

 Valerio, Kathleen, Calpact Coordinator, Central HR

 Human Resources

This course details the process of chart creation and manipulation in Microsoft Excel. Emphasis is placed on proper structure of source data, functional differences of various chart types, and conversion of charts into pictures for use in other programs.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Microsoft Access Table Design: Database

Course: Technology and Systems | January 17 | 1:30-4 p.m. | University Hall, Room 28

 Samsell, Keith, Training Lead, Central HR

 Human Resources

This course details the process of creating new Table objects in a Microsoft Access database. Emphasis is placed on fields and properties, Primary Keys and referential integrity, record management, and Datasheet formatting.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

RAPDP - Foundational - F1 Research Administration Overview

Course: RAPDP | January 19 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: An introductory workshop that provides an overview of the RAPDP curriculum, roles and responsibilities of central campus offices, the award lifecycle, and the campus systems relevant to Research Administration.

 

  Register online

Blue Jeans Video Conferencing: Collaboration and Cloud Services

Course: Technology and Systems | January 19 | 2-4 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Valerio, Kathleen, Calpact Coordinator, Central HR

 Human Resources

This instructor-led demonstration details the primary features of Blue Jeans video conferencing. Emphasis is placed on the core functionality and interface, as well as optimal configuration settings and best practices for moderating sessions of varying sizes.

Monday, January 23, 2017

UC Learning Center Reporting: Learning Management

Course: Technology and Systems | January 23 | 1:30-4 p.m. | University Hall, Room 28

 Nguyen, David, LMS Trainer, Central HR

 Human Resources

The UC Learning Center (UCL) is the UC Berkeley campus resource to access UC mandated trainings, career development classes, and any pertinent departmental trainings. This course is designed for new to advanced users of the UC Learning Center.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Workplace Civility: Respect in Action

Workshop: Career Development | January 24 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

Practical steps for promoting civility at work: giving constructive feedback, using apologies effectively, helping your unit establish norms for behavior, and supporting the human element in the face of technological change.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

RAPDP - Foundational - F2 Research in a Regulatory Environment

Course: RAPDP | January 26 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: An introductory workshop that presents key concepts in compliance and cost policy, including an overview of the regulatory hierarchy, the delegation of authority, and the types of research agreements managed by RA's.

 

  Register online

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

bMail Fundamentals: Collaboration and Cloud Services

Course: Technology and Systems | January 31 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 28

 Valerio, Kathleen, Calpact Coordinator, Central HR

 Human Resources

This class looks at ways Google Apps are integrated (Mail, Calendar, Drive). Learn basic navigation, how to compose and respond to e-mails, set up your account signature and vacation messages, activate useful labs, create groups and manage contacts, use e-mail to generate a calendar event and vice versa. Create and manage Labels and Filters, use search to locate messages, understand what is ALL...   More >

Thursday, February 2, 2017

bCal Fundamentals: Collaboration and Cloud Services

Course: Technology and Systems | February 2 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 28

 Valerio, Kathleen, Calpact Coordinator, Central HR

 Human Resources

bCal is Berkeley's version of Google Calendar.

RADPD - Foundational - F3 Customer Service for the RA

Course: RAPDP | February 2 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: A soft skills workshop that covers essential customer service and workplace communication techniques, with a special emphasis on setting up, preparing for, facilitating, and debriefing an RA’s initial meeting with their PI's.

 

  Register online

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

KEYS: Principles of Supervision: Setting the Context

Workshop: KEYS | February 7 | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources, Submit/Register Now!

This course will explore the role of the supervisor and the relationship to the organization. At the end of
this workshop, participants will understand:
• The five practices of exemplary leadership
• How to retain an engaged workforce
• The role and essential skills of a supervisor at UC Berkeley

Microsoft Excel Charts: Spreadsheets

Course: Technology and Systems | February 7 | 1-4 p.m. | University Hall, Room 28

 Valerio, Kathleen, Calpact Coordinator, Central HR

 Human Resources

This course details the process of chart creation and manipulation in Microsoft Excel. Emphasis is placed on proper structure of source data, functional differences of various chart types, and conversion of charts into pictures for use in other programs.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

RADPD - Foundational - PD1 Basic Budget Development

Course: RAPDP | February 8 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: An Excel-based workshop that guides participants through how to create a proposal budget and narrative justification that is compliant with sponsor restrictions and consistent with University HR policies.

 

  Register online

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Microsoft Excel Nested and Logical Functions: Spreadsheets

Course: Technology and Systems | February 9 | 1:30-4 p.m. | University Hall, Room 28

 Samsell, Keith, Training Lead, Central HR

 Human Resources

This course details the theory and syntax of nested Functions, including the integration of Logical Functions as well as the integration of Formulas with Functions. Calculation auditing features are reviewed to provide methods of inspecting concealed processing steps.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

KEYS: Creating an Inclusive Work Environment

Workshop: KEYS | February 14 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources, Submit/Register Now!

This course will explore the importance of creating inclusive work environments and effective teams. We will examine the principles of equity and inclusion, emotional intelligence, and multi-generational workforce issues. The class will finish with an Interactive Theater presentation and participatory discussion. By applying these principles and treating people with fairness and respect,...   More >

Microsoft Access Database Relationships: Database

Course: Technology and Systems | February 14 | 1:30-4 p.m. | University Hall, Room 28

 Samsell, Keith, Training Lead, Central HR

 Human Resources

This course details the concepts and practices of designing a relational Microsoft Access database. Emphasis is placed on Table normalization strategies, defining multi-table relationships, and understanding the implications and benefits of a relational environment on other database objects such as Queries, Forms, and Reports.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Email Civility

Workshop: Career Development | February 15 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

Email is a wonderful tool, but when used improperly it can inflame existing conflicts or even create new ones. Learn when and how to use email effectively so that you can foster a more civil and productive workplace.

Blue Jeans Video Conferencing: Collaboration and Cloud Services

Course: Technology and Systems | February 15 | 2-4 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Valerio, Kathleen, Calpact Coordinator, Central HR

 Human Resources

This instructor-led demonstration details the primary features of Blue Jeans video conferencing. Emphasis is placed on the core functionality and interface, as well as optimal configuration settings and best practices for moderating sessions of varying sizes.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

RAPDP - Foundational - F4 Fund Accounting

Course: RAPDP | February 16 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: An introductory accounting workshop that covers general accounting concepts, the types of campus funds that RA's manage, the UC chartstring structure, and an introduction to expense transfers.

 

  Register online

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

RAPDP - Foundational - F5 Research Compliance Introduction

Course: RAPDP | February 21 | 9-11 a.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: An introductory workshop that provides an overview of Research Conflict of Interest, Human Subjects Research, and Animal Subjects Research.

 

  Register online

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Identifying and Addressing Workplace Bullying

Workshop: Career Development | February 22 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

Bullying can take many forms, some of which are obvious and others of which, though more indirect, can be equally destructive to working relationships. Participants will learn about how to recognize bullying behavior; how to distinguish bullying from incivility; what climates encourage bullying; the impact of workplace bullying; options for how bystanders can effectively respond; and constructive...   More >

Thursday, February 23, 2017

KEYS: Building Teams

Workshop: KEYS | February 23 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources, Submit/Register Now!

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

This workshop identifies characteristics of an effective team, the tools needed to build one, and provides an opportunity for participants to assess their own team's effectiveness and needs. Participants will explore the stages of team development and the leader's role, and create an action plan to help build an effective team.

Certificate Program in Human Resource Management Online Information Session

Information Session | February 23 | 12-12:30 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Discover how this certificate, approved by the Human Resource Certification Institute, can help you make the most of growing opportunities in human resource management.

  Register online

Microsoft Excel Database and Lookup Functions: Spreadsheets

Course: Technology and Systems | February 23 | 1:30-4 p.m. | University Hall, Room 28

 Samsell, Keith, Training Lead, Central HR

 Human Resources

This course details a family of related Excel features and function calculations commonly used in conjunction with large data Ranges or Tables. Emphasis is placed on proper use cases and syntax, and introduces alternative methods to view flat file data on a record-by-record basis.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

KEYS: Supervising Students at UC Berkeley

Workshop: KEYS | March 1 | 1-4:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources, Submit/Register Now!

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

In this highly interactive workshop, participants will explore:
• Qualities unique to the student worker
• How to effectively supervise students and set expectations
• How to create a work environment that fosters learning for students
• The student experience and expectations of the supervisor

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Microsoft Word Document Design and Formatting: Word Processing

Course: Technology and Systems | March 2 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 28

 Valerio, Kathleen, Calpact Coordinator, Central HR

 Human Resources

Learn how to work more efficiently in Microsoft Word by understanding the fundamentals of document layout and design.

RAPDP - Intermediate - PD2 Proposal Development

Course: RAPDP | March 2 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: An intermediate workshop that explores the pre-award processes for analyzing requests for proposals, proposal preparation and assembly, submitting a proposal for institutional review via Phoebe, and submission to sponsor.

 

  Register online

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

KEYS: Communication Skills: Listening and Feedback

Workshop: KEYS | March 7 | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources, Submit/Register Now!

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

This class will cover the fundamentals of effective communication, including verbal and non-verbal communication, active listening, and feedback skills. Participants will have an opportunity to practice these skills with their peers. Then you will learn the Whole Brain Thinking and Work Styles Model through a fun activity and presentation.

bDrive and Box File Sharing: Collaboration and Cloud Services

Course: Technology and Systems | March 7 | 1-4 p.m. | University Hall, Room 28

 Valerio, Kathleen, Calpact Coordinator, Central HR

 Human Resources

Learn to store and share files using Google Drive and Box. Each application has different strengths and limitations, explore which one better suits your workflow depending on your use case. Each application offers the ability to set permission levels per document or folder as Private, UC Berkeley, anyone with a link, or Public. You may also ask others to contribute as editors, make suggestions,...   More >

Thursday, March 9, 2017

RAPDP - Intermediate - FM1 New Awards

Course: RAPDP | March 9 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: An intermediate workshop that details the processes for setting up a newly finalized sponsored award, including interpreting a Notice of Award, and processing a BFS budget upload.

 

  Register online

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

New Employee Orientation

Orientation: New Employee Orientation | January 10 – September 12, 2017 the second Tuesday of the month every other month with exceptions | 8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 150

 Human Resources

New Employee Orientation is held every other month. We encourage new employees to attend as soon as possible after beginning work at Berkeley - you'll learn about the campus, gain understanding of your benefits, and discover some new opportunities that are free to staff.

New Employee Orientation

Orientation: New Employee Orientation | March 14 | 8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 150 University Hall

 Human Resources

New employees are encouraged to attend this orientation to learn about the Berkeley campus, gain understanding about your benefits and discover new opportunities for staff. An optional campus tour will be offered from 11:40am to 12:30pm following Campus Services and Staff Organizations. NOTE: New hires should meet with their departmental benefits managers to arrange to sign up for benefits during...   More >

Culture and Conflict Resolution

Workshop: Career Development | March 14 | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

Research on communication and conflict resolution indicates that preferred or default styles are culturally patterned and often heightened during levels of stress and anxiety. In this class, participants will gain insight into their own personal conflict approach and different ways of addressing conflicts. They will also explore common cultural differences and identify aspects of their own...   More >

Google Sheets Spreadsheet Design and Formatting: Spreadsheets

Course: Technology and Systems | March 14 | 1-4 p.m. | University Hall, Room 28

 Valerio, Kathleen, Calpact Coordinator, Central HR

 Human Resources

Spreadsheet Basics: These features are similar to Microsoft Excel.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

KEYS: Running Effective Meetings

Workshop: KEYS | March 15 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources, Submit/Register Now!

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

At the completion of this workshop, participants will understand and demonstrate the roles and skills needed of the meeting facilitator, including how to:
• Run effective and participatory meetings
• Plan and organize meetings
• Make meetings run smoother
• Be more productive and deliver intended results

Thursday, March 16, 2017

RAPDP - Intermediate - FM2 Federal Cost Policy and Compliance

Course: RAPDP | March 16 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: An intermediate workshop on Federal cost policy that details how the OMB Circulars are implemented, covers the changes in the new Uniform Guidance, and explores some specific compliance issues like the Federal Acquisition Regulation and Participant Support.

 

  Register online

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Collaborating Effectively in the Workplace

Workshop: Career Development | March 21 | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

To be successful in the rapidly changing workplace, where jobs and people change fast – staff must be able to collaborate with a variety of people within and outside the organization who have the skills, resources, and influence to tackle increasing complex challenges. Collaboration is a skill and a set of practices that are rarely taught in the workplace. In this course staff will learn about...   More >

Blue Jeans Video Conferencing: Collaboration and Cloud Services

Course: Technology and Systems | March 21 | 2-4 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Valerio, Kathleen, Calpact Coordinator, Central HR

 Human Resources

This instructor-led demonstration details the primary features of Blue Jeans video conferencing. Emphasis is placed on the core functionality and interface, as well as optimal configuration settings and best practices for moderating sessions of varying sizes.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

KEYS: Leading Change

Workshop: KEYS | March 22 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources, Submit/Register Now!

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

The campus is undergoing unprecedented organizational change, and the supervisor plays a pivotal role in its success. This workshop will provide necessary knowledge and skills to support the supervisor in
leading change.

In this class, we will:
• Describe the organizational approach to change
• Identify the supervisor’s role in change...   More >

Thursday, March 23, 2017

RAPDP - Intermediate - FM3 Non-Federal Cost Policy and Compliance

Course: RAPDP | March 23 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: An intermediate workshop that builds upon Federal Cost Policy and Compliance by using case studies to explore the types of terms and conditions often found in non-Federal sponsored agreements

 

  Register online

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Microsoft Access Query Design: Database

Course: Technology and Systems | March 28 | 1:30-4 p.m. | University Hall, Room 28

 Samsell, Keith, Training Lead, Central HR

 Human Resources

This course details the process of designing Select Queries in a Microsoft Access database. Emphasis is placed on sorting, ranking, filtering, interactive criteria, and modular design techniques.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

KEYS: Performance Management at UC Berkeley

Workshop: KEYS | March 29 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources, Submit/Register Now!

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

Participants will learn the principles and guidelines for performance management, and the importance of having a common set of core competencies, a common rating scale, and shared language as the foundation for developing strategies on behalf of individuals and the institution. In addition, specifics of the Berkeley performance evaluation...   More >

Thursday, March 30, 2017

RAPDP - Intermediate - FM4 Fund Management

Course: RAPDP | March 30 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: An intermediate workshop the covers the monthly reporting and reconciliation process (using PI Portfolio), including updating projections, fulfilling the SAS-115 requirements, and processing corrective transactions such as expense transfers.

 

  Register online

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

KEYS: Communicating Goals and Expectations

Workshop: KEYS | April 5 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources, Submit/Register Now!

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

Participants will learn how goals and performance standards fit into the performance management cycle and the performance evaluation process, understand the differences and similarities between setting goals and establishing performance standards, write goals and performance standards using SMART criteria, and align individual goals with...   More >

Certificate Program in Human Resource Management Online Information Session

Information Session | April 5 | 12-12:30 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Discover how this certificate, approved by the Human Resource Certification Institute, can help you make the most of growing opportunities in human resource management.

  Register online

Thursday, April 6, 2017

RAPDP - Intermediate - FM5 HR for the RA

Course: RAPDP | April 6 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: An intermediate workshop that explores the types of research appointments used on sponsored awards, as well as the compliance issues associated with PI effort and how the Effort Reporting System is used to track and report effort.

 

  Register online

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

KEYS: Coaching for Performance and Development

Workshop: KEYS | April 12 | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources, Submit/Register Now!

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

Participants will learn the differences between coaching for performance and coaching for development, know how to prepare for a coaching conversation, learn and use a coaching model, and practice and prepare to give both positive and constructive feedback.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

RAPDP - Intermediate - FM6 Closeouts

Course: RAPDP | April 13 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: An intermediate workshop the breaks down the process for closing a sponsored award, including the roles and responsibilities of the RA and the CGA analyst, how to complete an accrual journal as part of a Closeout, and how a Closeout is submitted in BFS.

 

  Register online

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

KEYS: Delegation Skills

Workshop: KEYS | April 19 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

This workshop will explore the delegation process and its benefits to the individual, team and organization. Participants will learn skills in:
• Planning and preparing to delegate a task
• Communicating effectively for delegating
• Planning follow-up and successful project completion

  Register online

Thursday, April 20, 2017

RAPDP - Intermediate - FM7 Outgoing Sub-awards

Course: RAPDP | April 20 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: A specialty workshop that details how to determine a sub-award vs. a contractor, as well as the pre and post-award processes for setting-up and managing sub-awards on a sponsored project.

 

  Register online

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

RAPDP - Intermediate - FM8 Award Modifications

Course: RAPDP | April 25 | 9-11 a.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: An intermediate workshop on determining when a change to a project requires sponsor approval and/or a formal contract amendment, and the process for working with SPO/IAO to get a contract amended.

 

  Register online

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Conflict Competency for Teams

Workshop: Career Development | April 26 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

In order to achieve high performance on teams, team members must be equipped with the knowledge and skills to effectively handle their inevitable differences, disagreements and disputes. This class will focus on types of team conflict and how conflict emerges, as well as common barriers to conflict resolution. Participants will learn how to create the right climate that fosters open and honest...   More >

Thursday, April 27, 2017

KEYS: Conducting Difficult Performance Conversations

Workshop: KEYS | April 27 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

Participants will better understand the supervisor's responsibility for having performance conversations, be able to provide formal and informal feedback for corrective action, value the importance of documentation, clearly articulate expectations and how they have not been met, address behaviors and develop plans for improving them, and be...   More >

  Register online

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Workplace Civility: Respect in Action

Workshop: Career Development | May 2 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

Practical steps for promoting civility at work: giving constructive feedback, using apologies effectively, helping your unit establish norms for behavior, and supporting the human element in the face of technological change.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

KEYS: Taking Disciplinary Action

Workshop: KEYS | May 3 | 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

Participants will be provided with information and skills needed to more confidently deal with unacceptable employee behavior and performance. They will learn the Seven Tests of Just Cause as a framework for disciplinary action, and the disciplinary alternatives and ways to determine which ones are appropriate.

  Register online

Thursday, May 4, 2017

RAPDP - Intermediate - FM9 Award Reporting

Course: RAPDP | May 4 | 9-11 a.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: An intermediate workshop that looks at the RA’s responsibilities regarding award reporting, in particulars working with the PI to finalize technical reports and working with CGA to finalize financial reports.

 

  Register online

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

KEYS: Recruiting and Hiring Staff

Workshop: KEYS | May 10 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

Learn how to effectively recruit and hire staff based on federal and state regulations and UC policies to conduct consistent, legal, and fair hiring processes. This entails all stages of the full-cycle recruitment process to include proper job description creation, how to apply principles of inclusion, manage Special Placement Candidate and...   More >

  Register online

Thursday, May 11, 2017

RAPDP - Advanced - ST1 Fellowships and Training Grants

Course: RAPDP | May 11 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: A specialty workshop that covers the unique pre- and post-award issues associated with research fellowships and training grants.

 

  Register online

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

New Employee Orientation

Orientation: New Employee Orientation | May 16 | 8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 150

 Human Resources

New Employee Orientation is held every other month. We encourage new employees to attend as soon as possible after beginning work at Berkeley - you'll learn about the campus, gain understanding of your benefits, and discover some new opportunities that are free to staff.

New Employee Orientation

Orientation: New Employee Orientation | May 16 | 8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 150 University Hall

 Human Resources

New employees are encouraged to attend this orientation to learn about the Berkeley campus, gain understanding about your benefits and discover new opportunities for staff. An optional campus tour will be offered from 11:40am to 12:30pm following Campus Services and Staff Organizations. NOTE: New hires should meet with their departmental benefits managers to arrange to sign up for benefits during...   More >

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

RAPDP - Advanced - ST2 Cost Share

Course: RAPDP | May 17 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: A specialty workshop that details the processes for proposing, setting up, tracking, and reporting on cost share commitments to a sponsored project.

 

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

KEYS: Compensation and Benefits - What Every Supervisor Needs to Know

Workshop: KEYS | May 18 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

This workshop will cover the basics of managing compensation and understanding the benefits structure at UC Berkeley. The Compensation session will provide guidance on how to address frequently asked compensation questions, including:
• How do I determine the appropriate salary for a new hire?
• What is an appropriate promotional...   More >

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

KEYS: ADA/FMLA - What Every Supervisor Needs to Know

Workshop: KEYS | May 24 | 1-4:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

Topics covered in this workshop include current information about the laws, eligibility, rights and responsibilities, and how these laws interact with one another. The workshop introduces the Interactive Process of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and examples of reasonable accommodation in the workplace. It also provides an...   More >

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

RAPDP - Advanced - PD3 Developing Large/Complex Proposals

Course: RAPDP | May 25 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: An advanced workshop that integrates topics from other workshops to explore developing larger, more complex proposals, including working with the Berkeley Research Development Office.

 

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

KEYS: Supervising in a Union Environment

Workshop: KEYS | May 31 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

Supervisors will learn how to manage their represented employees within the constraints of the laws and the labor contracts. They will also learn about management rights, employee rights and union rights, and how to communicate with represented employees and unions.

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

Email Civility

Workshop: Career Development | June 1 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

Email is a wonderful tool, but when used improperly it can inflame existing conflicts or even create new ones. Learn when and how to use email effectively so that you can foster a more civil and productive workplace.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

KEYS: Minimizing Risk

Workshop: KEYS | June 6 | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

Eager to spend days in front of a judge and jury answering embarrassing questions about how you treated an employee? Didn’t think so. Learn how to reduce workplace risk – and what to do if it becomes unavoidable – in this gateway course to the Risk Management Track. We’ll talk about what risk management is, how it applies to managing...   More >

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

KEYS: Dealing with Disputes and Disagreements

Workshop: KEYS | June 13 | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

Effectively managing conflict in the workplace is a key management responsibility. When conflicts are not resolved, individuals, work groups, and even the entire department may become dysfunctional. Managing conflict requires skills that can be taught. Course participants will:
• Learn how to select the appropriate strategy for managing...   More >

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KEYS Track 4b- Dealing with Disputes and Disagreements

Workshop: Career Development | June 13 | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

Please arrive on time for class . Ten minutes after the workshop starts, vacant seats will be given to those on the waitlist.

Effectively managing conflict in the workplace is a key management responsibility. When conflicts are not resolved, individuals, work groups, and even the entire department may become dysfunctional. Managing...   More >

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

KEYS: Creating a Safe and Healthy Workplace

Workshop: KEYS | June 21 | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

Pre-work:
1) View eCourse on UC Learning Center: "Workplace Health & Safety Awareness", class code BEEHSWHSP_11-18-09
2) Ask the staff you supervise for input – what are their health and safety concerns?

Managers and supervisors play a significant role in addressing the University's commitment to providing a safe, healthy and...   More >

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

KEYS: Disability Management: Understanding the Process

Workshop: KEYS | June 28 | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

This workshop provides supervisors with the background and tools necessary to manage the disability process. Topics include disability laws, workers’ compensation, non-occupational disability, transitional return-to-work, reasonable accommodation, and the interactive process.

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

New Employee Orientation

Orientation: New Employee Orientation | January 10 – September 12, 2017 the second Tuesday of the month every other month with exceptions | 8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 150

 Human Resources

New Employee Orientation is held every other month. We encourage new employees to attend as soon as possible after beginning work at Berkeley - you'll learn about the campus, gain understanding of your benefits, and discover some new opportunities that are free to staff.

New Employee Orientation

Orientation: New Employee Orientation | July 11 | 8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 150 University Hall

 Human Resources

New employees are encouraged to attend this orientation to learn about the Berkeley campus, gain understanding about your benefits and discover new opportunities for staff. An optional campus tour will be offered from 11:40am to 12:30pm following Campus Services and Staff Organizations. NOTE: New hires should meet with their departmental benefits managers to arrange to sign up for benefits during...   More >

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

New Employee Orientation

Orientation: New Employee Orientation | January 10 – September 12, 2017 the second Tuesday of the month every other month with exceptions | 8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 150

 Human Resources

New Employee Orientation is held every other month. We encourage new employees to attend as soon as possible after beginning work at Berkeley - you'll learn about the campus, gain understanding of your benefits, and discover some new opportunities that are free to staff.

New Employee Orientation

Orientation: New Employee Orientation | September 12 | 8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 150 University Hall

 Human Resources

New employees are encouraged to attend this orientation to learn about the Berkeley campus, gain understanding about your benefits and discover new opportunities for staff. An optional campus tour will be offered from 11:40am to 12:30pm following Campus Services and Staff Organizations. NOTE: New hires should meet with their departmental benefits managers to arrange to sign up for benefits during...   More >