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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

KEYS Track 1c - Running Effective Meetings

Course | September 6 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Rebecca Andersen

 Human Resources

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 This workshop addresses the following...   More >

Microsoft Excel Query Editor (BETEC025)

Course | September 6 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 239 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 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 >

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Identifying Your Vital Skills

Workshop | September 7 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  University Hall

 Terrie Moore, Staff Career Development

 Human Resources

Explore your skills, including those you enjoy using most, and those you want to develop in order to progress in your career aspirations at UC Berkeley. Campus resources for learning and developing skills will be discussed.

REGISTRATION required at the UC Learning Center through the Blu portal. Course code - BECAR104

 

  Register online

Friday, September 8, 2017

A Faculty Panel on Free Speech

Panel Discussion | September 8 | 4-6 p.m. | 145 Dwinelle Hall

 Chancellor Carol T. Christ; Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean, Berkeley Law; Steven Hayward, IGS Visiting Scholar; Arlie R. Hochschild, Professor Emerita of Sociology; David Landreth, Associate Professor of English; john a. powell, Professor of Law, African America Studies and Ethnic Studies

 Office of the Chancellor

UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff
are invited to hear a panel of campus
thinkers from various points on the political
spectrum explore matters of free speech in
the 21st century. A Q&A period will follow.
This special discussion is for the Cal
community. There is no cost for admission.
Please bring campus ID for entry.
Space is limited and doors will open at 3:50 p.m.

 Please bring campus id for entry.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Marketing Yourself for Your Next Job: Resume Writing

Workshop | September 11 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. |  University Hall

 Linda Lundberg, Transition Services Lead, Central Human Resources

 Human Resources

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 at the UC Learning Center through the Blu portal. Course code - BECAR301

 

  Register online

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 >

KEYS Track 2A - Performance Management at UC Berkeley

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

 Paul Carroll

 Human Resources

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 components, interpreting the rating scale and the...   More >

Microsoft Excel Formulas and Functions (BETEC007)

Course | September 12 | 1:30-4 p.m. |  UCSB SSMS 1302

 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, September 13, 2017

Microsoft Excel PivotTables and PivotCharts (BETEC009)

Course | September 13 | 9-11:30 a.m. |  UCSB SSMS 1303

 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 >

Microsoft Excel Database and Lookup Functions (BETEC024)

Course | September 13 | 1:30-4 p.m. |  UCSB SSMS 1302

 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 >

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Microsoft Excel Nested and Logical Functions (BETEC023)

Course | September 14 | 9-11:30 a.m. |  UCSB SSMS 1303

 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, September 20, 2017

KEYS Track 2D - Communicating Goals and Expectations

Course | September 20 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Kathy Mendonca

 Human Resources

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 department and organizational goals. This workshop...   More >

Microsoft PowerPoint Fundamentals (BETEC029)

Course | September 20 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Kathleen Valerio

 Human Resources

"This foundation course details the process of developing structured PowerPoint presentations and enhancing those presentations by integrating formatting features, visual elements, animations, and slide transitions.

Learning Objectives
• Identify the elements of the Microsoft PowerPoint Interface.
• Understand the functional purpose of each PowerPoint view.
• Develop a presentation slide...   More >

Microsoft Visio Fundamentals (BETEC014)

Course | September 20 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 239 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

"Course Description
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.

Learning Objectives
* Understand diagramming concepts and the relationships...   More >

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 >