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November 2020

Professional Profiles- Fund Management

November 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
AMG Zoom Event Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States + Google Map

Interested in a career in fund management? Interested in advancing within the field of fund management? Please join us for a moderated panel with Research Administration Leadership as they discuss their career paths, provide insights into the field, and give recommendations for career progression.   Featured Speakers: Jennifer Iglesias Assistant Director Office of Research Administration- Extramural Fund Management (ORA- EFM) Cathy Rujanuruks Director of Research Administration Department of Medicine – Office of Research Administration (DOM ORA) Duy Dang Manager Office of Research…

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October 2020

Bruin TEK Forum: Look Beyond – Creating a Better UCLA

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
BruinTEK Forum

Join Staff Assembly, AMG and BruinTech for the annual Tools for Employee Knowledge (TEK) Forum. This year’s theme is“ Looking Beyond –Creating a Better UCLA.” We’ll have a series of short form lightning keynotes by campus leaders, to give you a bird’s eye view of technical innovation on campus. There will be a panel on “Perks of the Zoom Life” that will focus on keeping connected, finding community, and the unexpected opportunities of remote working. Our second panel, “Looking Beyond…

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Navigating Your Career at UCLA

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
AMG Zoom Event Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States + Google Map

Are you strategically positioning yourself for your next career move? If so, this session will cover key areas including professional development opportunities, networking, and career exploration. Maximizing mentoring relationships will also be covered in the session, including coaching skills and tips that may be helpful for supervisors. At the end of the discussion, you will walk away with the framework for a mentoring plan and an opportunity to connect with at least 1 other person to grow your networking circle. Featured…

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Get to know AMG’s Chair & Vice Chair

October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
AMG Zoom Event Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Insights on Leadership and Navigating Their Career at UCLA We invite you to get to know the AMG Chair and Vice Chair in a moderated panel where they will discuss how they have navigated their careers at UCLA. They will provide insights on successes, failures, challenges they have faced and the essential skills that have helped them get through challenging times. They will also provide insights on mentorship and advice to help guide your career path. Featured Speakers: Nancy Velasquez…

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August 2020

AMG ProShare Wrap-up 2020

August 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
AMG Zoom Event Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

The AMG ProShare 2020 wrap-up event is set to take place virtually on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 from 12pm to 1:30pm Pacific time. This is an opportunity for us to celebrate the challenges we have overcome in the past months and reflect on how to make ProShare more effective in the future. Furthermore, we are thrilled that Lubbe Levin, Associate Vice Chancellor, Campus Human Resources, will be the keynote speaker at the event. ProShare Wrap-up schedule-final

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June 2020

“EROGONOMICS AT HOME”

June 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
AMG Zoom Event Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States + Google Map

How to Create a Work at Home Ergonomic Environment  Thursday, June 4th 2020, noon – 1 p.m via ZOOM  ZOOM Meeting ID: 928 4975 5070, password 976214  Telecommuting can be difficult during Safer at Home. UCLA Ergonomics will be providing Telecommute Tips, in-depth suggestions on how to improve a variety of computer and home office set-ups. Discover changes that best suit your home work area needs.  Optimize your computer workstation to reduces strain on the body and improve comfort.  Experts…

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May 2020

Jorge Cherbosque | “Work at Home Improvement Strategies”

May 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
AMG Zoom Event Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States + Google Map

Jorge Cherbosque, Ph.D. is the Director of the Emotional Intelligence and Diversity Institute in Los Angeles,and Counseling Psychologist and Director of the UCLA Staff and Faculty Consultation and Counseling Center.  Jorge has directed the UCLA Staff and Faculty Consultation and Counseling Center for the past 17 years, and for over two decades has been a speaker, trainer, and consultant for various Fortune 500 companies. Dr. Cherbosque’s approach is geared toward 4 interrelated goals: to impart at least one practical idea…

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Author Series | Samuel Culbert, Ph.D. Good People, Bad Managers: How Work Culture Corrupts Good Intentions

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
AMG Zoom Event Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States + Google Map

In Good People, Bad Managers: How Work Culture Corrupts Good Intentions, author Samuel A. Culbert makes readers aware of the habits that are routinely followed by well-intended managers.  He offers case studies demonstrating how to conduct themselves in a manner that contributes to the common good and practical advice for effecting necessary cultural change in the workplace.   Please click here to purchase “Good People, Bad Managers: How Work Culture Corrupts Good Intentions” on Amazon.   Samuel A. Culbert is…

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Jeff Ritchie | “Benefits of Certification in Research Administration”

May 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
AMG Zoom Event Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States + Google Map

Earn the designation of Certified Research Administrator® (CRA).  Meet the requirements of the Research Administrators Certification Council’s (RACC) eligibility requirements and demonstrate a level of knowledge necessary to be a professional research or sponsored programs administrator. Learn from Jeff Ritchie the benefits of national Research Administration Certification, gain expertise in the field, and the what is needed for the certification examination.

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CALL FOR 2020-2022 AMG BOARD NOMINATIONS

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BECOMING MORE ACTIVE IN AMG? Board membership offers opportunities for networking and professional development, and board members frequently communicate with senior leadership on campus. You will have the opportunity to focus on your own career trajectory and get more involved with UCLA at the same time! To learn more about various positions on the Board, please join us at the AMG Board Learn-at-Lunch on May 11th. Board self-nominations (including a statement of interest and your current…

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March 2020

UCLA AMG Leadership Conference Postponed!

March 17 @ 6:08 am
UCLA Luskin Conference Center, 425 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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AMG Leadership Conference Postponed After strong consideration and guidance from campus leadership, we have decided to postpone the AMG Leadership Conference, originally scheduled for April 14, 2020. We believe that it is in the best interest of the attendees’ health and safety to delay the conference to a later date. We plan to reschedule the AMG Leadership Conference in the coming months.  We will keep you posted. Thank you for your continued support. Best wishes, Dianne Fuller & Paris McDonald AMG…

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“PUBLIC SPEAKING SKILLS”

March 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
CHS 17-256, 650 Charles E. Young Drive South
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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All of us need some degree of public speaking skills – Yes, even you! Many of us have asked ourselves Do I need public speaking skills? How do I ensure my presentation will be successful? How do I maximize opportunities to speak publicly at UCLA? Can I improve my career through public speaking? This workshop will address these questions and help you to understand the benefits of participating in Toastmasters. Speakers Diane Markham, DTM Evelyn Woolridge

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February 2020

Career Pathways – Information Technology (IT)

February 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Royce Hall Rm 314, 10745 Dickson Ct
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Career Pathways is a series of round table talks, to allow staff to interact with individuals who have been promoted within the UC system. About this Event How does one enter the IT field? How does one advance in the field? How does one attain a senior position? Please join us in a discussion with senior IT staff on their career trajectories, tips on professional opportunities in the field, and recommendations for career progression. Featured Speakers: Jose Alvarez - David…

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Author Series | Diana Winston, “Fully Present: The Science, Art, and Practice of Mindfulness”

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Diana Winston is the Director of Mindfulness Education at UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC). She is the author of The Little Book of Being and the co-author of Fully Present: The Science, Art and Practice of Mindfulness. She has taught mindfulness for health and well-being since 1999 in a range of settings including in healthcare, universities, businesses, non-profits, and schools in the US and internationally. Her work has been mentioned in the New York Times, O Magazine, Newsweek, the…

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January 2020

AMG Author Series -Marco Iacoboni, M.D. Ph.D., discusses his book, “Mirroring People, The Science of Empathy and How We Connect with Others”

January 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Student Activites Center (SAC) Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States + Google Map

              Marco Iacoboni, M.D. Ph.D., is an Italian neurologist and neuroscientist that studied at the University “La Sapienza” in Rome, Italy. In 1999 he joined the faculty of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and became Director of the Neuromodulation Lab at the Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center. He is currently Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He combines brain imaging…

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“Excel Pivot Tables: Challenges & Opportunities”

January 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
CHS 13-105, 650 Charles E. Young Drive South
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Rey Soto “Excel Pivot Tables:  Challenges & Opportunities” A pivot table is a table of statistics that summarizes the data of more extensive table (such as from a database, spreadsheet, or business intelligence program). This summary might include sums, averages, or other statistics, which the pivot table groups together in a meaningful way. Pivot tables are a technique in data processing. They enable a person to arrange and rearrange (or "pivot") statistics in order to draw attention to useful information.…

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October 2019

2019 Bruin TEK Forum

October 28, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Iris Cantor Auditorium, 885 Tiverton Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Career Pathways

October 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
CHS Room 23-105, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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May 2019

Hal Hershfield: Connecting with Our Future Selves

May 29, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
UCLA Anderson School of Management, 110 Westwood Plaza Room A301
Los Angeles, 90095
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Why do people have such a difficult time exhibiting self-control over time, and what strategies can promote wiser long-term decisions? In this talk, I will overview work that my team has conducted over the last ten plus years on the barriers that stand between what people say they want to do and what they will actually end up doing. Here, I highlight the tendency to view our future selves as if they are strangers, and how this tendency can have…

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Hal Hershfield: Connecting with Our Future Selves

May 29, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
UCLA Anderson School of Management, 110 Westwood Plaza, Room A301
Los Angekes, CA 90095 United States
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Why do people have such a difficult time exhibiting self-control over time, and what strategies can promote wiser long-term decisions? In this talk, I will overview work that my team has conducted over the last ten plus years on the barriers that stand between what people say they want to do and what they will actually end up doing. Here, I highlight the tendency to view our future selves as if they are strangers, and how this tendency can have…

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2019 Excellence Awards

May 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Neuroscience Research Building (NRB), 635 Charles E. Young Drive South
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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The UCLA Administrative Management Group (AMG) and Campus Human Resources cordially invite you to the AMG Excellence Awards Ceremony, which honor outstanding managers and staff who have made significant contributions to their organizations and the campus. Following three awards: Distinguished Career Award This award recognizes an individual who has led a distinguished career over a significant period of time at the University, has shared invaluable institutional knowledge with others, and has made important contributions to the campus as a whole.…

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AMG Board Learn-at-Lunch

May 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Center for the Health Sciences (CHS) Room 73-240, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BECOMING MORE ACTIVE IN AMG? Board membership offers opportunities for networking and professional development, and board members frequently communicate with senior leadership on campus. You will have the opportunity to focus on your own career trajectory and get more involved with UCLA at the same time! To learn more about various positions on the Board, please join us at the AMG Board Learn-at-Lunch on May 15. Board self-nominations (including a statement of interest and your current resume) are…

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April 2019

51st Annual UC AMP Conference

April 28, 2019
Hilton Doubletree Hotel, Fresno CA, 2233 Ventura Street
fresno, CA 93721
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April 28-30, 2019 Hosted by UC Merced Registration will open on February 25, 2019 The registration fee is $395. The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Fresno Convention Center Room rate is $149 a night. This year’s theme is The Changing Face of the UC System This is a wonderful opportunity to visit the campus of UC Merced on Sunday, April 28th. Please check the website http://www.uc-amp.org  for developing conference information including the agenda. We hope to see you in April.

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2019 AMG Leadership Conference

April 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
UCLA Luskin Conference Center, 425 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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April 12, 2019 UCLA Luskin Center AMG Conference registration is now closed! The demand on today’s organizations to lead an ever changing workforce is evolving more quickly than ever. There is a need for team leaders, managers, and professionals at every level who can initiate, implement, and manage change. This conference is designed to provide transformative tools and conversations to help leaders exhibit resilience and agility in the face of change. Featured sessions include distinguished keynote speakers who are leaders…

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UCLA AMG Author Series – Life Is Short, Don’t Wait to Dance

April 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
CHS 13-105, 650 Charles E. Young Drive South
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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UCLA AMG Author Series - Life Is Short, Don't Wait to Dance: Advice and Inspiration from the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame Coach of 7 NCAA Championship Teams UCLA Women's gymnastics coach Valorie Kondos Field shares insights on how to use uniqueness and authenticity to achieve success. Life Is Short, Don't Wait to Dance is packed with great advice for anyone on a quest for success, delivered in Miss Val's reassuring and inspirational tone. For Miss Val, it's all about attitude. Life…

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