January Training & Development Newsletter

Training News - January 2011

“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.”  
  - John F. Kennedy

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


PERSONNEL AND PAYROLL

Benefits Policies and Practices Parts I & II - Develop a deeper understanding of the required benefits transactions involved for new hires, rehires, and intercampus transfers. This is a two-part series and both sessions will be held January 24.

BUSINESS SYSTEMS

Billing and Accounts Receivable (BAR) System - Review BAR tasks with in-class exercises. Topics include the collection and write-off processes, reports, student privacy, account-activity analysis, invoice posting and reversal. This class will be held January 11.

RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION AND PRACTICES

Subawards in S2S Grants System - This class is ideal for users with a fundamental understanding of proposal preparation. Develop an in-depth knowledge of subaward preparation and linkage to proposals. Topics include subaward-preparation methods, data integrity, available resources and UCLA policies and procedures. This class will be held January 18.          

STAFF ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

Applications are now being accepted for this one-year career-enrichment program for administrative staff in support roles. The application deadline is Wednesday, January 19, 2011. For additional information, contact Laurie Firestone Siedelman in Campus Human Resources at (310) 794-0872  or lsiedelman@chr.ucla.edu.

UCLA EXTENSION

Sequential Programs for Non-native Speakers - UCLA Extension’s American Language Center offers new professional-development opportunities for non-native speaking professionals: two sequential programs to improve communication skills and enhance effectiveness on the job. Participants receive a certificate upon completion. We can also bring these programs to your workplace. Visit www.uclaextension.edu/eslcertificate

UCLA Extension’s winter courses begin on January 3, 2011. 

For more information and to sign up for Campus Human Resources’ classes, go to: http://lms.ucla.edu.

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