Webinars for UP Staff


To help strengthen the Work-From-Home (WFH) capabilities of the UP staff,  a series of training webinars via Zoom will be offered by the Office of the Vice President for Development - Information Technology Development Center (OVPD-ITDC).

Below, you will find the details of the training webinars offered by OVPD-ITDC:

A. Webinar Descriptions

Basic Home Network Troubleshooting
This webinar covers the basics of testing and troubleshooting networks at home. It will guide the participants in identifying and locating problems, and will also give helpful tips on how to handle such issues.
Basic Information Security
In this webinar, participants receive instructions on the basic concepts of information security, some threats and how to deal with them, and best practices to avoid compromising information.
Exploring UP’s Online Communication Channels
This Webinar focuses on the various online communications platforms for written, spoken, and video-based communications and including Social Media-based and Collaborative communications using Zoom, Office 365, and Google Apps.
Google Suite for Education for Work Office Productivity and Collaboration Tools
This webinar teaches the basics of Google’s suite of applications for G Suite users. It covers fundamental skills in using the software tools including Office Productivity Tools (Docs, Sheets, Presentations), Document Management, and Communication Tools.
Google Classroom
UP Faculty will be taught how to use the Classroom app in G Suite. By the end of this webinar, participants should be able to set up and facilitate online learning for their own classes, through the use of the alternative media, office productivity, and collaboration apps offered by G Suite.
Office 365 Productivity and Collaboration Tools
Participants will be taught how to use the Office Productivity Suite (such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Collaboration/Communication Tools (Calendar, Outlook, Delve, OneDrive, OneNote, SharePoint, Dynamics 365) in Office 365. This Webinar will also feature some business cases to make use of these tools.
Office 365 Classroom
UP Faculty will be taught how to use Microsoft Teams Classroom in Office 365. By the end of this webinar, participants should be able to set up and facilitate online learning for their own classes, through the use of the alternative media, office productivity and collaboration apps offered by Office 365.
Privacy Tips and Awareness
This short webinar will give an awareness on digital privacy and tips on how to maintain your privacy online and offline.
Tech Tips while on Remote Work
This short webinar will focus on best practices that can be applied for those who are currently adjusting to a Work From Home scenario.
Tips on Video Conferencing
This webinar intends to provide a helpful guide, some dos and don'ts, and the necessary tools in conducting video conferences for meetings, presenting in online classes, and broadcasting your lectures.
UIS: FMIS and SPCMIS Overview
In this webinar, participants will have a better understanding of the different FMIS and SPCMIS modules, their integration points, functions and reportorial capabilities. The prerequisites for utilising the modules will also be discussed and communication channels available for end user support will also be provided.
UIS: HRIS Overview and UP Employee Self Service
This webinar covers the overview of HRIS that automates the HR processes and submissions. It will also discuss the requirements for accessing UIS and the available modules, as well as the features that can be used by all employees in the UP Employee Self Service.
UIS: SAIS Overview
This webinar will tackle the overview of the available SAIS modules and features, as well as the requirements for accessing SAIS.
UP Document Tracking System (DTS)
The Document Tracking System (DTS) is an online service that tracks documents across the UP System, including the originating and receiving office/personnel, and the time elapsed between offices/units/departments. This webinar aims to instruct participants on using the DTS.
UIS: FMIS Disbursement Voucher Preparation
This webinar covers the prerequisites, different types of disbursements, the process of preparing disbursement vouchers as well as monitoring the status of submitted transactions.
UIS: HRIS Employee Self-Service Approval
This Webinar covers the approval actions and techniques to submitted Self Service transactions (eg. Certificate of Service, Limited Practice of Profession, etc.). Its intended audience are HRDO, Supervisors, Faculty- Administrators, and other staff who verify/approve online transactions.
Tech Tips on using Social Media for your next Remote Classroom Activity
This webinar will make use of Social Media in an educational setting. The usage of Hash Tags, User Groups, and Community-based sites for classroom activity or project. This also includes the ethics, the proper way, and right conduct in Social Media-based classroom activities.
Digital Citizenship
This webinar will give an awareness on fundamental digital citizenship skills that people need in order to participate and do smart choices online and offline. This will cover quick discussions about media balance, well-being, privacy, security, digital identity, communication, cyberbullying, hate speech, and media literacy.
The Psychology of Passwords
This webinar will give an awareness on recent studies or reports about the behavior of people when it comes to password management as well as safe password creation and usage practices.
Private and Secure Communication Apps, Websites, and Practices
This webinar will give basic awareness on apps and websites that are secure and privacy-first as better alternatives to Viber, Facebook, Instagram, etc. that can be used for communication, information dissemination, and publicity.
Privacy and Digital Security Updates
This 30-minute recurring interactive webinar will give an awareness of the recent trends and news on privacy and digital security.
Microsoft Teams
This webinar gives an introduction to Microsoft Teams with overview on Teams and Channel Structure, Posting Basics, and Tips for those working from home.
UIS: Overview for Administrators/Officials
This webinar covers a brief introduction to UIS that includes HRIS, FMIS and SPCMIS modules, integration, and prerequisites to utilize each function. Administrators will also have an overview of the operations linked to their accounts such as worklist setup and responsibilities.
SAIS: Faculty Self Service
This webinar covers all of the self service functions of a faculty in SAIS. It includes requirements, current live features and other self service features available in SAIS.
Tech Tips on Broadcasting for your next Webinar
This webinar will help the attendees on learning practical tips on creating your own overhead projector and how to use various tools in broadcasting technologies like virtual blackboard, Screencasting and audio recording, how to stream your lectures and webinars in YouTube and WebRTC, how to manually switch screens from video to slides to a demo screen, black board or to external camera using OBS.
Introduction to Workflows in Microsoft Office 365
This webinar introduces the workflow power automation tool in Office 365. It will discuss the basic templates of a workflow and how to create your very own simple automated Business process orchestration using the common apps within Office 365.
Introduction to (Task) Planner in Microsoft Teams
This webinar will discuss a very helpful Task Management App called Planner as a quick tab Inside Microsoft Teams. It will help your team keep track and monitor any Task assigned to them.
Introduction to List in Microsoft Teams
This webinar will discuss a very helpful Task Management App called List as a quick tab Inside Microsoft Teams. It is from a template of Delivery of to-do items in a list from various templates to choose from. It will help your team keep track and monitor the progress of any item to be accomplished in the List.
Tech Tips for Remote Learning for Students
This short and interactive webinar will focus on student-centered tech tips that can be applied for those who are now into remote learning.
Augmented Reality using Reality Composer
This webinar will give an introduction to Augmented Reality through Reality Composer on the iPad. It will discuss opportunities on how to transform learning and content creation through augmented reality.



B. Requirements/Guidelines for Attending a Webinar


For those interested in attending the training sessions, your UP Mail account will be required. Take note of the following reminders:

  • Use your UP Mail to access the Zoom webinars.

  • You can download the Zoom app here: zoom.us/download

  • You can access Zoom for UP by following these steps: How to Login to Zoom

  • To familiarize yourself with Zoom, you may go here for some tutorials: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/206618765-Zoom-Video-Tutorials

  • To test your computer or device, please visit: https://zoom.us/test

  • For the Google Apps training, use the G Suite of your UP Mail account.

  • For the Document Tracking System online training, it is advised that your UP Mail be registered to the DTS.

  • For the Microsoft Office 365 training, it is advised to have an Office 365 account, which is also linked with your UP Mail.

  • Certificates of attendance will be available after the training sessions, thus participants MUST use their personal UP mail account (not an office UP mail account) to register for the webinars.

  • Certificates of attendance will be issued only to those who have attended at least 80% of the webinar presentation they registered in.

Please TAKE NOTE that you need to register so you can attend any of the webinars.

Upon confirmation of your registration by the training team, you will RECEIVE an EMAIL containing instructions on how to attend the webinars. To register, please refer to Section C below.

C. Webinar Schedule


Please NOTE that you need to use your personal UP mail account (not an office UP mail account) to register and join any of the online training sessions.

When you register, you will be asked to sign into your UP mail account. Please sign in using your UP mail account.

Date Time Webinar (Click the Title to Register)
November 16 (Monday) 8:00-9:00 AM Digital Citizenship for Teachers
November 16 (Monday) 9:00-10:00 AM Basic Information Security
November 17 (Tuesday) 8:00-9:00 AM Privacy Tips and Awareness
November 17 (Tuesday) 9:00-10:00 AM Tech Tips on Broadcasting for your next Webinar
November 18 (Wednesday) 8:00-9:00 AM Private and Secure Communication Apps, Websites, and Practices
November 18 (Wednesday) 9:00-10:00 AM UIS: SAIS Faculty Self-Service
November 19 (Thursday) 9:00-10:00 AM UIS: Disbursement Voucher Preparation
November 19 (Thursday) 9:00-10:00 AM Tech Tips on using Social Media for your next Remote Classroom Activity
November 20 (Friday) 9:00-10:00 AM Tips on Video Conferencing
November 20 (Friday) 9:00-10:00 AM Basic Home Network Troubleshooting
November 23 (Monday) 8:00-8:30 AM Tech Tips for Remote Learning
November 23 (Monday) 9:00-10:00 AM UIS: HRIS Transactions Approval
November 24 (Tuesday) 8:00-8:30 AM Privacy and Digital Security Updates
November 24 (Tuesday) 9:00-10:00 AM UIS: Overview for Administrators/Officials
November 25 (Wednesday) 8:00-9:00 AM Augmented Reality using Reality Composer
November 25 (Wednesday) 9:00-10:00 AM Introduction to Workflows in Microsoft Office 365
November 26 (Thursday) 8:00-9:00 AM Introduction to (Task) Planner in Microsoft Teams
November 26 (Thursday) 9:00-10:00 AM UP Document Tracking System
November 27 (Friday) 9:00-10:00 AM UIS: HRIS Employee Self-Service Approval
November 27 (Friday) 9:00-10:00 AM Introduction to List in Microsoft Teams
December 1 (Tuesday) 8:00-8:30 AM Privacy and Digital Security Updates
December 15 (Tuesday) 8:00-8:30 AM Privacy and Digital Security Updates



D. Technical Support


For questions regarding your UP Mail account and other concerns, please go through our FAQs: https://itdc.up.edu.ph/faqs

Should you have any questions or concerns on the Webinar offerings, please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected].

E. Evaluation


We would like to kindly request for you to fill out this evaluation form after you have attended the webinars: Evaluation Form for UP Staff Webinars

Your feedback would be very much appreciated and would help us improve our future online training sessions.

Thank you very much for your interest in our webinars.

F. Webinar Recordings


You may find the recordings of the webinars here.

NOTE: The webinar recordings published in the link above are the only recordings that can be viewed by all. Otherwise, access credentials to the webinar recordings will be provided only to those who have attended the webinar itself. Please take note that watching the published recordings will not automatically grant a certificate of attendance, if you have not attended the webinars.