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October 2019

2019 Bruin TEK Forum

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

Career Pathways

October 18 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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
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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
UCLA Wooden Center CA 90095 United States + Google Map

Resume Building Workshop

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Royce Hall, 340 Royce Drive, Room 314
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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In this practical workshop, you’ll learn the current trends in resume writing that will help you stand out of from the competition. Participants will have the opportunity to practice turning a typical resume bullet into a results-oriented accomplishment statement that hiring managers are looking for. Quick tips for cover letters will also be discussed. To get the most out of the activities, please bring a copy or have access to your current resume. Megan Eigenbrod, MS Training and Career Development…

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Ascend Town Hall

January 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
RPB Auditorium CA 90095 United States + Google Map

You are invited to attend Ascend 101: Intro to Ascend, a Town Hall Meeting for UCLA’s campus-wide initiative that will transform the University’s financial systems with Oracle Cloud technology in the summer of 2020. Anyone who is involved in financial transactions and/or budgeting at UCLA will be impacted by Ascend, so your attendance and participation is crucial.   This hour-long Town Hall will cover: The Ascend Project goals, timeline, leadership and implementation process Upcoming changes to UCLA’s Chart of Accounts,…

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2019 AMG ProShare Orientation

January 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Gonda Neuroscience and Genetic Reserarch Center CA 90095 United States + Google Map

ProShare Launch Meeting 2019 We look forward to seeing you at the ProShare Launch Meeting on Wednesday, January 16, from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. in Room 1547, Gonda Neuroscience and Genetic Research Center.  You will meet with your group and plan meetings and activities, so please bring your calendars! This will be a brown bag event, so feel free to bring your lunch.  We urge your attendance; however, if you are unable to attend, please let us know. We look forward…

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December 2018

AMG Author Series Beyond Measure: The Big Impact of Small Changes

December 6, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

AMG Author Series Beyond Measure: The Big Impact of Small Changes “It is often the small changes that can make the greatest and most lasting impacts on your job and career.”   In this book, influential and award-winning business leader Margaret Heffernan reveals how organizations can build ideal workplace cultures and create seismic shifts by making deceptively small changes. Please join us for this lively discussion, led by UCLA staff member Mark Ramseyer, to learn about why small changes can…

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November 2018

Universal by Design | Accessible Presentation and Effective Communication

November 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Charles E. Young Research Library, 280 Charles E Young Dr N
Los Angeles, 90095 United States
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A collaboration between UCLA’s Administrative Management Group and BruinTech. This event is a joint effort to showcase technology and best practices in areas of leadership and communication. Join us for this Fall Conference on Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 at 9:00am to 3:00pm at the Young Research Library, Room 11360. Learn how principles of universal design can guide you in creating effective presentations. Acquire tools and methods for accommodating the needs of your colleagues to reach a wider audience. Apply presentation…

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October 2018

Learn at Lunch – AMG Public Speaking – Toastmasters

October 23, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Royce Hall Rm 314, 10745 Dickson Ct
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Learn at Lunch - AMG Public Speaking – Toastmasters Speakers:  Kristina Thorson and Cicili Brown Location: Royce Hall Rm 314 Date/Time: Tuesday October 23, 2019 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

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September 2018

How to Develop a Powerful Network through LinkedIn

September 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Charles E. Young Research Library, 280 Charles E Young Dr N
Los Angeles, 90095 United States
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  You will learn: 1. Why networking is important 2. How to network 3. The advantages of using LinkedIn and creating your personal brand 4. How to maximize LinkedIn usage in a university environment 5. Security settings on your LinkedIn profile 6. How to join organizational/professional LinkedIn connections Charles E. Young Research Library - Room 11360 Speaker: David Cooley, Director, Alumni Career Services at UCLA Anderson David Cooley is a certified career coach and executive coach. Based in the Brentwood…

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June 2018

AMG Excellence Awards

June 27, 2018 @ 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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SAVE THE DATE AMG EXCELLENCE AWARDS June 27, 2018, 12-1:30pm Neuroscience Research Building (NRB) 635 Charles E. Young Drive South Los Angeles, CA 90095

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AMG Author Series | Peter Whybrow and The Well-Tuned Brain

June 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
CHS Room 23-105, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Are you your best self? “To reshape the future we need first to better understand and reshape ourselves” In this optimistic and inspiring book, Peter Whybrow, offers a prescription for genuine human progress.  “The genetic prescription we each carry, does not alone determine our destiny: but the interaction of that prescription with family, culture, and experience certainly does." The Well-Tuned Brain is a call to action.  Whybrow addresses significant issues related to the navigation toward a more meaningful life. Swept…

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May 2018

Building a Highly Effective Team with a Multi-Generational Workforce

May 17, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
CHS Room 23-105, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Building a Highly Effective Team with a Multi-Generational Workforce Slides now available!  Description: A highly effective team requires some important elements such as a shared purpose, common goals, trust, and collaboration. Achieving these elements may seem more challenging with five different generations populating the current workforce, each bringing their own particular approaches to work. However, understanding each generation’s motives at work and aligning their needs may alleviate potential conflicts and enhance performance levels. Thursday, May 17, 2018 11:30 am –…

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AMG Board Learn-at-Lunch – Interested in becoming a AMG Board Member?

May 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Center for the Health Sciences (CHS) Room 73-240, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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    The easiest way to get 73-240 Center for the Health Sciences (CHS) is to enter the main Fielding School of Public Health entrance off Charles Young Drive South (across from NRB and Lot 9). Take the elevators to the 7th floor. When you get off the elevator, make a right and then a left at the first hallway. Go down the hallway until you see a sign overhead (“Neurobiology”). The room is on your right. If you go…

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April 2018

Re-thinking Networking: How anyone can network successfully

April 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Royce Hall, Room 314, 10745 Dickson Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Re-thinking Networking: How anyone can network successfully...   The term NETWORKING can mean different things to different people. For some, it’s a necessary chore that one (reluctantly) forces themselves to do when trying to advance their career or get a new job ...and sometimes just the thought of networking gives many people anxiety. But for others, networking is part of their everyday life, both personally and professionally. So the question is: can anyone – with any personality type – network…

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