August Training & Development Newsletter

Training News - August 2011

“Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you're not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were.”  - David Rockefeller

Take advantage of skill building and professional development opportunities. The following are highlights of upcoming workshops. We look forward to seeing you in class!

Career and Professional Development

Time Management – This course focuses on identifying time management problems; applying practical techniques for making time a manageable resource; and methods for examining, planning and maximizing the utilization of time. This class will be held August 18.


Writing Effectively – Learn to write in clear, concise and direct prose through a variety of in-class exercises. Participants also have the option to bring a sample of writing with them to the first session that will be evaluated by the instructor and returned for feedback at the end of the course. This class consists of two sessions that will be held August 16 and 23.

Business and Operations

Advanced Accounting I – This class expands upon the principles learned in the Accounting fundamentals course. Review case studies from UCLA to better understand topics such as fund accounting concepts, sources of UC revenue and applicable state and federal laws. This class will be held August 9.

Advanced Accounting II – This class uses case studies taken from real-life situations at UCLA. Learn about conducting a review of internal controls, understanding key measures of your department’s financial condition, the danger signs and what to look for. Class meets on August 25. Prerequisite: Advanced Accounting I 

Supervision, Management and Leadership 

Introduction to Supervision – This course provides an overview of the supervisor’s role at UCLA. Learn about the five functions supervisors perform, the campus organizational structure and UCLA’s relationship with the UC system. Take an assessment to identify your individual supervisory strengths, and receive a guide to identifying and working with key campus resources. Class meets on August 4 and is a requirement for the Supervisory Certificate.

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