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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Understanding Your Work Related Values

Workshop | September 26 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  University Hall

 Terrie Moore, Staff Career Development

 Human Resources

Identify/clarify values that are important to you to express at work. Explore approaches to enhance alignment.

REGISTRATION required at the UC Learning Center through the Blu portal. Course code - BECAR103

 

  Register online

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

KEYS Track 2F - Delegation Skills

Course | September 27 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Kathy Mendonca

 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 This workshop addresses the following Core Competencies: •...   More >

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Social Networking

Workshop | October 3 | 12-1 p.m. |  University Hall

 Robyn Pease, Talent Acquisition Manager, Fundraising & Development

 Human Resources

Building on the basics, learn how to use LinkedIn to highlight career accomplishments; put your best foot forward; and research companies, people and job opportunities.

REGISTRATION required at the UC Learning Center through the Blu portal. Course code - BECAR306

 

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Microsoft Excel Formulas and Functions (BETEC007)

Course | October 3 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

"This course details the process by which calculations are created in Microsoft Excel workbooks. Emphasis is placed on the underlying theory and syntax of formulas and functions, as well as their complimentary abilities and use cases.

Learning Objectives

* Understand the fundamental differences of values vs. formats.
* Use AutoCalculate to display summary information from multiple...   More >

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

KEYS Track 2E - Coaching for Performance and Development

Course | October 4 | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Inette Dishler

 Human Resources

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. This workshop addresses the following Core Competencies: * Inclusiveness * Managing People * Communication * Quality Improvement KEYS Former...   More >

bCal Fundamentals (BETEC003)

Course | October 4 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Kathleen Valerio

 Human Resources

"bCal is Berkeley's version of Google Calendar.

Learn how to:

* Create and use groups to share content and/or schedule a video call.
* Create repeating meetings and/or all day events.
* Use “find a time” to schedule appointments; invite guests and resources to an event.
* Add location details through Google Maps and attachments.
* Monitor RSVP’s and follow up with people based on...   More >

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Job Interviewing: Interviewing Success

Workshop | October 10 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  University Hall

 Human Resources

This hands-on workshop gives you tips for acing the interview. Job-interviewing is an important skillset whether you are switching fields, seeking an advanced position along your current path, or just keeping your skills sharp.

REGISTRATION required at the UC Learning Center through the Blu portal. Course code - BECAR304

 

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Microsoft Excel Nested and Logical Functions (BETEC023)

Course | October 10 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Keith Samsell

 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.

Please note: Although there is no required prerequisite for this course, it is highly recommended to attend Microsoft Excel...   More >

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

KEYS Track 2C - Taking Disciplinary Action

Course | October 11 | 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Bianca Bowman

 Human Resources

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. This workshop addresses the following Core Competencies: * Inclusiveness * Managing...   More >

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Microsoft Excel Database and Lookup Functions (BETEC024)

Course | October 17 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

"Course Description
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.

Learning Objectives
* Understand the differences between Ranges and Tables.
* Review the...   More >

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

KEYS Track 2B - Conducting Difficult Performance Conversations

Course | October 18 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Roberta Streimer

 Human Resources

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 able to deal with negative emotions and reactions. This...   More >

Microsoft OneNote Fundamentals (BETEC028)

Course | October 18 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 239 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 Kathleen Valerio

 Human Resources

"This course details the process of managing information in a structured format using Microsoft OneNote notebooks. Emphasis is placed on data management and formatting, embedded objects and drawing tools, recorded audio and video notes, and protection of sensitive data.

• Identify the elements of the Microsoft OneNote interface.
• Structure Notebooks using Pages, Subpages, Sections, and...   More >

Monday, October 23, 2017

KEYS Track 3A - Recruiting and Hiring Staff

Course | October 23 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Tara Herstein; Marc Ovalle; Linda Lundberg

 Human Resources

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 Medical Separation applicants and qualify applicants...   More >

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Job Interviewing II: Practice Your Interviewing Skills

Workshop | October 24 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  University Hall

 Terrie Moore, Staff Career Development

 Human Resources

Practice what you learned in Job Interviewing I in this supportive small-group workshop. Gain valuable peer-to-peer feedback to incorporate into your interview repertoire.

REGISTRATION required at the UC Learning Center through the Blu portal. Course code - BECAR207

 

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

bDrive and Box File Sharing (BETEC006)

Course | November 1 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Kathleen Valerio

 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 >

KEYS Track 3B - ADA/FMLA - What Every Supervisor Needs to Know

Course | November 1 | 1-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Theresa McLemore

 Human Resources

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 overview of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), California...   More >

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Microsoft Excel PivotTables and PivotCharts (BETEC009)

Course | November 2 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

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

Learning Objectives

* Convert data ranges into Tables to organize and analyze values using single and multi-field sorts, filters, and totals.
* Create Structured Reference Calculations using formulas and functions within...   More >

Monday, November 6, 2017

Exploring Career Interests with the Strong Interest Inventory

Workshop | November 6 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  University Hall

 Chris McLean, Ph.D., Director of Career Programs, Counseling and Psychological Services

 Human Resources

Clarify themes that draw your interest related to career and work. Explore how they relate to job families and career opportunities on the Berkeley campus.

Pre-work required - see details online at the UC Learning Center and upon registration.

REGISTRATION required at the UC Learning Center through the Blu portal. Course code - BECAR304

 

  Register online

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

KEYS Track 3C - Compensation and Benefits - What Every Supervisor Needs to Know

Course | November 7 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Amy Aguon; Janet Suko

 Human Resources

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 increase? • When is an equity adjustment appropriate? • When should...   More >

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Microsoft Excel Charts (BETEC022)

Course | November 8 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Kathleen Valerio

 Human Resources

"Course Description
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.

Learning Objectives
* Understand the functional differences of Charts versus PivotCharts.
* Use best practices for...   More >

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Informational Interviewing

Workshop | November 14 | 12-1 p.m. |  University Hall

 Linda Lundberg, Central Human Resources

 Human Resources

Do you have an idea about a field you want to move into? Have questions about how to get there? Expand your career strategy toolkit by learning how to conduct effective informational interviews.

REGISTRATION required at the UC Learning Center through the Blu portal. Course code - BECAR303

 

  Register online

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

KEYS Track 3D - Supervising in a Union Environment

Course | November 15 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Julie Hoxie

 Human Resources

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. This workshop addresses the following Core Competencies: * Inclusiveness * Managing People * Communication KEYS Former code: BEHRT055

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

KEYS Track 4A - Minimizing Risk

Course | November 29 | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Andy Goldblatt

 Human Resources

Eager to spend days in front of a judge and jury answering embarrassing questions about how you treated an employee? 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 employees, and the ten best practices you should follow to minimize or even...   More >

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Certificate Program in Human Resource Management Online Information Session

Information Session | December 5 | 12-1 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 Formulas and Functions (BETEC007)

Course | December 5 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

"This course details the process by which calculations are created in Microsoft Excel workbooks. Emphasis is placed on the underlying theory and syntax of formulas and functions, as well as their complimentary abilities and use cases.

Learning Objectives

* Understand the fundamental differences of values vs. formats.
* Use AutoCalculate to display summary information from multiple...   More >

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

bMail Fundamentals (BETEC005)

Course | December 6 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 239 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 Kathleen Valerio

 Human Resources

"bMail is Berkeley's version of Google Mail.

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...   More >

KEYS Track 4B - Dealing with Disputes and Disagreements

Course | December 6 | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Sara Thacker

 Human Resources

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 workplace conflicts • Learn how to analyze and map workplace...   More >

Monday, December 11, 2017

Microsoft Project Fundamentals (BETEC001)

Course | December 11 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Keith Samsell

 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.

Learning Objectives

* Define key project management concepts.
* Identify the elements and views of the Microsoft Project interface.
* Set the scheduling direction of new projects.
* Create...   More >

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Microsoft Excel VBA Function Programming (BETEC010)

Course | December 12 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Keith Samsell

 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.

Learning Objectives

* Understand the VBA Project hierarchy and...   More >

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Microsoft OneNote Fundamentals (BETEC028)

Course | December 13 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Kathleen Valerio

 Human Resources

"This course details the process of managing information in a structured format using Microsoft OneNote notebooks. Emphasis is placed on data management and formatting, embedded objects and drawing tools, recorded audio and video notes, and protection of sensitive data.

• Identify the elements of the Microsoft OneNote interface.
• Structure Notebooks using Pages, Subpages, Sections, and...   More >

KEYS Track 4C - Disability Management: Understanding the Process

Course | December 13 | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Mary Kelly; Gretchen Scott

 Human Resources

Required Pre-Work: View video on UC Learning Center: "The Interactive Process: Reasonable Accommodation", class code BECOE506 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...   More >

Monday, December 18, 2017

Microsoft Excel PivotTables and PivotCharts (BETEC009)

Course | December 18 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 239 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

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

Learning Objectives

* Convert data ranges into Tables to organize and analyze values using single and multi-field sorts, filters, and totals.
* Create Structured Reference Calculations using formulas and functions within...   More >

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

KEYS Track 4D - Creating a Safe and Healthy Workplace

Course | December 19 | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Cori Evans; Tim Bean

 Human Resources

Required Pre-Work: View eCourse on UC Learning Center: "Workplace Health & Safety Awareness", class code BEEHSWHSP_11-18-09 Supervisors play a significant role in addressing the University's commitment to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment. This training provides supervisors with the knowledge and skills to meet their responsibilities for creating a safe, healthy and...   More >