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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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March 2019

UCLA AMG Author Series – Go Together

March 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
CHS Room 13-105 Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States + Google Map

Go Together: How the Concept of Ubuntu Will Change How You Live, Work and Lead The illusion that we are separate from each other, more different than similar, is eroding our ability to work, live, and lead effectively. What if we all focused on the powerful idea of ubuntu instead? This transcendent African philosophy embraces the belief that we are universally connected to each other—and author Shola Richards suggests it could transform the way we treat others, making us kinder…

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February 2019

10 interview tips that will set you apart

February 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
154 Biomedical Sciences Research Center (BSRB), 615 Charles e. Young Drive south
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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You have polished up your resume, submitted your application, and received an invitation to interview for a coveted position. You know that you are just one of several highly-qualified candidates. How can you stand out from the others? What can you do or say to convince the hiring manager to extend the offer to you? This interactive workshop will go beyond the basics to highlight 10 effective techniques you can use to ace your next interview. Come early to network…

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Project Management in the UCLA Library

February 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
UCLA Bunche Hall, Room 6257, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Projects can be exciting and career enhancing, but can also be difficult to juggle with one’s ongoing work. In a project-driven world, it is estimated that 70% of projects fail. It is vital to use effective project management to ensure success. In this workshop, you will learn strategies that the UCLA Library uses to help reduce the risk of project failure and balance three common project constraints—scope, schedule and budget. You will also learn about the life cycle of a…

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January 2019

Small Business Resource Fair

January 31, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
UCLA Wooden Center CA 90095 United States + Google Map
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