Webinars for UP Staff


There will be online training sessions conducted for all UP Staff to help strengthen the Work-From-Home (WFH) capability of the staff. These webinars will be done via Zoom. Below are the details regarding these training sessions:

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.



B. 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
April 20 (Monday) 9:00-10:00 AM Office 365 Productivity and Collaboration Tools
April 20 (Monday) 9:00-10:00 AM Basic Information Security
April 21 (Tuesday) 8:00-8:30 AM Tech Tips While On Remote Work
April 21 (Tuesday) 9:00-10:00 AM UP Document Tracking System
April 22 (Wednesday) 9:00-10:00 AM Exploring UP's Online Communication Channels
April 23 (Thursday) 8:00-9:00 AM Privacy Tips and Awareness
April 23 (Thursday) 9:00-10:00 AM Basic Home Network Troubleshooting
April 24 (Friday) 8:00-9:00 AM Office 365 Classroom
April 24 (Friday) 9:00-10:00 AM UIS: HRIS Overview and UP Employee Self Service
April 27 (Monday) 9:00-10:00 AM Basic Home Network Troubleshooting
April 28 (Tuesday) 9:00-10:00 AM Tips on Video Conferencing
April 28 (Tuesday) 9:00-10:00 AM UIS: FMIS and SPCMIS Overview
April 29 (Wednesday) 8:00-9:00 AM Privacy Tips and Awareness
April 29 (Wednesday) 9:00-10:00 AM UP Document Tracking System
April 30 (Thursday) 9:00-9:30 AM Google Classroom
April 30 (Thursday) 9:00-10:00 AM UIS: SAIS Overview
May 4 (Monday) 8:00-8:30 AM Tech Tips While On Remote Work



C. Requirements 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 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.

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 B above.

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].