Training

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Microsoft PowerPoint Fundamentals (BETEC029)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | July 20 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 241 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 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 >

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

5th Annual NOW Conference: Staff Career Conference: "Bring Your Best Self"

Conference/Symposium | July 26 |  Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union

 Tsu-Jae King Liu, Vice Provost for Academic and Space Planning, U.C. Berkeley; Carol Christ, Chancellor, U.C. Berkeley; Shola Richards, Best-selling author of "Making Work Work", UCLA Health

 Plus a variety of concurrent sessions

 Equity and Inclusion, Vice Chancellor, Human Resources, Interim Chief HR Officer

Advance registration is required, and both Registration and Wait-list are now full.
Even if you are not able to attend the conference in person, we provide videos and handouts for some sessions shortly after the conference. Also, please visit the Archives section to view information about prior NOW Conferences.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Failure 101 with the Stanford Resilience Project

Workshop | August 1 | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium

 Adina Glickman and Alice Petty, Stanford University

 Human Resources

Join us for a special learning program with Adina Glickman, Director of Stanford University’s Resilience Project and Alice Petty, Director of Pre-major Advising on the importance of failure and setbacks to learning, growth and discovery. This program is open to all staff who work with students or who have an interest in helping others through difficult times.

Failure 101 with the Stanford Resilience Project

Workshop | August 1 | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium

 Adina Glickman and Alice Petty

 Advancing Practice

Join us for a special learning program with Adina Glickman, Director of Stanford University’s Resilience Project and Alice Petty, Director of Pre-major Advising on the importance of failure and setbacks to learning, growth and discovery.

Monday, August 7, 2017

Microsoft Access Query Design (BETEC018)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | August 7 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 241 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

"Course Description
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.

Learning Objectives
* Understand the purpose and interdependencies of the six major database object types.
* Contrast flat file data storage against relational database...   More >

Monday, August 14, 2017

HCM Training - Data Entry

Course: Technology and Systems Training | August 14 | 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 >

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

bMail Fundamentals (BETEC005)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | August 16 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 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 >

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Google Forms Design (BETEC008)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | August 23 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 241 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 Kathleen Valerio

 Human Resources

"Learn how to work with Google Forms. Create questionnaires, quizzes, surveys, or collect e-mail addresses for newsletters. With Google Forms you can collect and analyze data directly in your web browser.

Build a form from scratch using various question types:

* short answer
* multiple choice
* check boxes
* drop down selection
* linear scales
* multiple choice grids

Collaborate...   More >

Taking Action and Moving Forward in Your Career

Workshop | August 23 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  University Hall

 Terrie Moore, Staff Career Development

 Human Resources

Clarify specific career related goals and explore ways of coping with potential obstacles to career development - important aspects of making your career development efforts effective.

REGISTRATION required at the UC Learning Center through the Blu portal. Course code - BECAR201

 

  Register online

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Microsoft Access Report Design (BETEC027)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | August 30 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 241 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 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 >

Thursday, August 31, 2017

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

Workshop | August 31 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  University Hall

 Terrie Moore, Staff Career Development

 Human Resources

Understanding your preferred work style can help inform your career planning and how you adapt to the dynamic world of work. A clearer understanding of these can contribute to higher career satisfaction.

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 - BECAR101

 

  Register online

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

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 >

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Undeerstanding 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

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

 

  Register online

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

 

  Register online

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

 

  Register online

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 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

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