Training

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Job Interviewing

Workshop | May 30 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, See registration confirmation for Room Number

 Staff/Faculty Career Programs

 Staff Learning and Development

This hands-on workshop gives you tips for acing the intrview. This is a great workshop whether you are switching fields, applying for a new position in your current job track, or would simply like some practice sharpening your interviewing skills.

Registration required by going to the UC learning Center in Blu. Register for BECAR304

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

KEYS: Supervising in a Union Environment

Workshop: Manager and Supervisor Development | 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.

  Register online

Microsoft OneNote Fundamentals (BETEC028)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | May 31 | 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 >

HCM Training - Data Entry - AP - 05/31/2017

Course: Technology and Systems Training | May 31 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | 241 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 Lydia A. Jenkins

 Human Resources

Instructor-led – Hands-On training which include realistic HR business process scenarios and exercises related to Academic Personnel
In depth discussion of Academic Personnel Office terminology
AP Personal Data Entry – Add (Hire) a Person based on HR business process
AP Job Data Entry – Updating Employee Job Movements based on HR business process
Understand Position Management updates – APO...   More >

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Google Sheets Spreadsheet Design and Formatting (BETEC004)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | June 1 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Kathleen Valerio

 Human Resources

"Spreadsheet Basics: These features are similar to Microsoft Excel.

* Insert and format data.
* Use AutoFill.
* Insert/delete, hide and unhide rows and columns.
* Name, move, add and delete sheets.
* Apply filters and sorts.
* Export files to Excel and/or upload to Google Drive.
* Insert/delete comments.
* Do simple functions (e.g. Sum, Average, Count).
* Create charts and...   More >

Email Civility

Workshop: Conflict Resolution and Prevention Training | 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.

Taking Action and Moving Forward in Your Career

Workshop | June 1 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, See registration confirmation for Room Number

 Staff/Faculty Career Programs, University Health Services

 Staff Learning and Development

Goal setting and decision making strategies will be addressed in this workshop. Participants will clarify specific career-related goals and learn ways of coping with potential obstacles to career development.

Registration required by going to the UC learning Center in Blu. Register for BECAR201

Friday, June 2, 2017

Advancing Practice - The Architect of Hope, Elizabeth Wilcox, Sr. Consultant for Advising, 6/2/17

Workshop: Professional Skills Development | June 2 | 9-10:30 a.m. | 150 University Hall

 Elizabeth Wilcox

 Human Resources

Most students enter college with a wide range of very personal hopes and dreams. But why are some students more successful at meeting their goals than others? Richard Synder’s hope theory offers an explanation for why some students are better at meeting goals than others. Research shows that hope is measurable, predictive of academic achievement and GPA, and can be developed. It also indicates...   More >

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

KEYS: Minimizing Risk

Workshop: Manager and Supervisor Development | 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 >

  Register online

HCM Training - Data Entry - 06/06/2017

Course: Technology and Systems Training | June 6 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | 241 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 Lydia A. Jenkins

 Human Resources

Instructor-led – Hands-On training which include realistic HR business process scenarios and exercises
Personal Data Entry – Add (Hire) a Person based on HR business process
Job Data Entry – Updating Employee Job Movements based on HR business process
Understand Action/Reason and Sequence Numbering
Understand Transfer Process : Within a Department and Out of Department
Understand Promotions...   More >

Microsoft Access Report Design (BETEC027)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | June 6 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

"This course details the process of creating new Report objects in a Microsoft Access database. Emphasis is placed on core functional concepts of data visibility from Tables and Queries, Controls and Control properties, design and formatting, and summary Controls.

• Understand the purpose and interdependencies of the six major database object types.
• Understand the functional concepts of...   More >

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Advancing Practice - Life After Advising 2.0: Identifying Crossover Career Skills and Pathways - Core Career Skills Mapping (An Interactive Workshop), 6/7/17

Workshop: Career Development/Job Search Skills: Professional Skills Development | June 7 | 9-10:30 a.m. | 150 University Hall

 Elizabeth Wilcox

 Human Resources

In this interactive workshop we will help you identify transferable core skills (by looking carefully at your recent projects and assignments) and map these to employment sectors beyond advising. You will be able to see where you have strengths and where more development will be needed for career mobility.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Networking and Strategic Job Search: Transition Services Program

Workshop: Career Development/Job Search Skills | June 8 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 198

 Human Resources

These interactive workshops are designed for those participants in active job search. Sign up through the UC Training Calendar, or email: transitions2@berkeley.edu

Design a plan for finding and applying for jobs that fit.

bDrive and Box File Sharing (BETEC006)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | June 8 | 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 >

HCM Training - Data Entry - AP - 06/08/2017

Course: Technology and Systems Training | June 8 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | 241 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 Lydia A. Jenkins

 Human Resources

Instructor-led – Hands-On training which include realistic HR business process scenarios and exercises related to Academic Personnel
In depth discussion of Academic Personnel Office terminology
AP Personal Data Entry – Add (Hire) a Person based on HR business process
AP Job Data Entry – Updating Employee Job Movements based on HR business process
Understand Position Management updates – APO...   More >

Understanding Your Work Related Values

Workshop | June 8 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, See registration confirmation for Room Number

 Staff/Faculty Career Programs, University Health Services

 Staff Learning and Development

Identifying and clarifying your most important values is fundamental in career planning. This workshop will focus on clarifying what matters to you most in work and work environments.

Registration required by going to the UC learning Center in Blu. Register for BECAR103

Monday, June 12, 2017

Microsoft Project Fundamentals (BETEC001)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | June 12 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 239 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 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, June 13, 2017

KEYS: Dealing with Disputes and Disagreements

Workshop: Manager and Supervisor Development | 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 >

  Register online

KEYS Track 4b- Dealing with Disputes and Disagreements

Workshop: Conflict Resolution and Prevention Training: Manager and Supervisor 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 >

HCM Training - Data Entry - AP - 06/13/2017

Course: Technology and Systems Training | June 13 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | 241 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 Lydia A. Jenkins

 Human Resources

Instructor-led – Hands-On training which include realistic HR business process scenarios and exercises related to Academic Personnel
In depth discussion of Academic Personnel Office terminology
AP Personal Data Entry – Add (Hire) a Person based on HR business process
AP Job Data Entry – Updating Employee Job Movements based on HR business process
Understand Position Management updates – APO...   More >

Microsoft Excel PivotTables and PivotCharts (BETEC009)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | June 13 | 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 >

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Resume Development: Transition Services Program

Workshop: Career Development/Job Search Skills | June 14 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 198

 Human Resources

These interactive workshops are designed for those participants in active job search.

Build a professional, targeted resume that highlights your best skills and expertise.

Microsoft Excel Charts (BETEC022)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | June 14 | 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 >

Summerfest

Special Event | June 14 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. |  West Gate

 Wonderbread 5

 Human Resources

The ever popular Summerfest will take place on Wednesday, June 14th.
You must bring your Staff ID to the event - One t-shirt and one meal per Staff member...   More >

 UC Berkeley staff only - Cal ID required for entry

Food, fun and giveaways!

Monday, June 19, 2017

Advancing Practice - Life After Advising: Resume Review (An Interactive Workshop), 6/19/17

Workshop: Career Development/Job Search Skills: Professional Skills Development | June 19 | 9-10:30 a.m. | 150 University Hall

 Elizabeth Wilcox

 Human Resources

Is your resume effectively skimmable? Does it use key words and phrases to describe your core skills and value added? Is it the right length? Are there skill, experience or education gaps? How could you fill these? Is it focused on the job you want instead of the job you have? Bring your current resume to this session and we will work to improve and streamline it together.

Marketing Yourself for Your Next Job: Resume Writing

Workshop | June 19 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, See registration confirmation for Room Number

 Staff/Faculty Career Programs

 Staff Learning and Development

Create a resume that gets attention and results. Learn how to create documents that showcase your transferable skills and highlight the strengths of your unique work history.

Registration required by going to the UC learning Center in Blu. Register for BECAR301

Communication / Resume Clinic: Transition Services Program

Workshop: Career Development/Job Search Skills | June 19 | 12-3 p.m. | University Hall, Room 198

 Human Resources

These interactive workshops are designed for those participants in active job search.

Write a great cover letter, email and review linkedin protocols. Second part of the session will be spent in reviewing resumes.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Microsoft Excel Query Editor (BETEC025)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | June 20 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

"This course focuses on the utilization of the embedded Microsoft Excel Query Editor to connect to multiple data sources in order to extract, manipulate, or compare datasets. Query results are loaded to the host Excel application to leverage other business intelligence features.

Learning Objectives
• Identify the elements of the Microsoft Excel Query Editor.
• Connect the Query Editor to...   More >

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

KEYS: Creating a Safe and Healthy Workplace

Workshop: Manager and Supervisor Development | 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 >

  Register online

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Assessing Personality Type and Your Career with the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

Workshop | June 22 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, See registration confirmation for Room Number

 Staff/Faculty Career Programs

 Staff Learning and Development

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) can help you understand your preferred work style and how it relates to specific career/work roles. A clearer understanding of these can be beneficial to achieving higher career satisfaction.

Registration required by going to the UC learning Center in Blu. Register for BECAR102. See details there for PRE-WORK required for this workshop.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Exploring Career Interests with the Strong Interest Inventory

Workshop | June 26 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, See registration confirmation for Room Number

 Staff/Faculty Career Programs

 Staff Learning and Development

The Strong Interest Inventory is used to clarify prominent career and work interests. These themes will be discussed and related to job families and career opportunities on the Berkeley campus.

Registration required by going to the UC learning Center in Blu. Register for BECAR101. See details there for PRE-WORK required for this workshop.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

HCM Training - Data Entry - 06/27/2017

Course: Technology and Systems Training | June 27 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | 241 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 Lydia A. Jenkins

 Human Resources

Instructor-led – Hands-On training which include realistic HR business process scenarios and exercises
Personal Data Entry – Add (Hire) a Person based on HR business process
Job Data Entry – Updating Employee Job Movements based on HR business process
Understand Action/Reason and Sequence Numbering
Understand Transfer Process : Within a Department and Out of Department
Understand Promotions...   More >

Interviewing: Prep and Practice: Transition Services Program

Workshop: Career Development/Job Search Skills | June 27 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | University Hall, Room 198

 Human Resources

These interactive workshops are designed for those participants in active job search. Sign up through the UC Training Calendar, or email: transitions2@berkeley.edu

Prepare for successful interviews. Practice the five key questions.

Microsoft Publisher Fundamentals (BETEC030)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | June 27 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

"This comprehensive foundation course details the process of using Microsoft Publisher for desktop publishing; including the development and design of publications that incorporate text, graphics, and objects for internal production or commercial printing.

Learning Objectives
• Identify the elements of the Microsoft Publisher interface.
• Define page layout and structure to organize pages...   More >

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

KEYS: Disability Management: Understanding the Process

Workshop: Manager and Supervisor Development | 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.

  Register online

Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet Design and Formatting (BETEC011)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | June 28 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Kathleen Valerio

 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.

Learning objectives:

* Insert and format data.
* Use AutoFill.
* Insert/delete hide and unhide rows and columns.
* Name, move, add and delete worksheets.
* Apply filters and sorts.
* Export files to Excel...   More >

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Job Interviewing II: Practice Your Interviewing Skills

Workshop | June 29 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, See registration confirmation for Room Number

 Staff/Faculty Career Programs

 Staff Learning and Development

In this supportive small-group workshop, you will practice what you learned in the job interviewing I workshop. Walk away with valuable peer-to-peer feedback to incorporate into your interview repertoire.

Registration required by going to the UC learning Center in Blu. Register for BECAR207

Friday, July 7, 2017

Networking and Strategic Job Search: Transition Services Program

Workshop: Career Development/Job Search Skills | July 7 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 198

 Human Resources

These interactive workshops are designed for those participants in active job search. Sign up through the UC Training Calendar, or email: transitions2@berkeley.edu

Design a plan for finding and applying for jobs that fit.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

New Employee Orientation

Orientation: New Employees | 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 Employees | 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 Employees | 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 Employees | 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 >