Learning & Career Development

Human Resources

Computer and Campus Systems Training

CalPact (Cal People and Computer Training)

CalPact offers computer software training on programs including Excel, PowerPoint, FileMaker, HTML, Dreamweaver, and Oracle Calendar for UC Berkeley staff. Courses may be delivered on-site, online, on campus or through external partners.

Also, campus has partnered with Virtual Instructor which offers 1 hour online, instructor-led classes in Microsoft and Adobe products on both Mac and PC platforms. Once you register with VirtualInstructor you can sign up for up to 3 hours of on-line training per month, from the convenience of your desk.

IST (Information Systems Technology)

IST offers computer training resources for first time users and for those wanting to acquire new skills.

ETS (Educational Technology Services)

ETS offers hands-on multimedia training workshops for UC Berkeley faculty and staff about web sites, web communication tools, web video and audio, multimedia, and classroom technologies

Campus Business Systems Guide

This is a resource for information about the administrative systems used at UC Berkeley to carry out advancement, financial, human resources, and student-related business activity, as well as how to become a user of these systems.

The Guide provides a brief description of each system and outlines: 1- Steps to request system access, 2- Required/recommended training and how to enroll and 3- Where to go for more information. Systems covered include BFS, HRMS, BAIRS/BIS, OPTRS, CARS, CADS and others.

BearBuy Instructional Resources

This site includes a list of self-explanatory/self-instructional documents the provide ste-by-step directions on how to work in BearBuy.