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
B. Requirements/Guidelines for Attending a Webinar
C. Webinar Schedule and Registration Links
D. Technical Support
E. Issuance of Certificates
F. Evaluation
G. Webinar Recordings



A. Webinar Descriptions

Privacy and Digital Security Updates
This 30-minute recurring interactive meeting will give an awareness of the recent trends and news on privacy and cybersecurity.
Privacy Tips on Taking Back Control of Your Data
This webinar will give an awareness on digital privacy in different aspects and tips on how to maintain your privacy online and offline.
Google Drive: How to use Shortcuts to replace Files and Folders in Multiple Locations
Begining June 27, 2022, Google announced the replacement of Files and Folder in multiple locations will be replaced by shortcuts. This webinar will discuss how to use Shortcuts, and as an alternative, this webinar will also present the use of Google Drive for Desktop.
Communication Tips while Working from Home
This webinar will discuss some basic advice on efficiently communicating in a work-from-home setup. This includes tips on writing clear and effective emails, and others.
Introduction to Canvas for Teachers
This course will help introduce Canvas to UP Faculty/Trainners as an alternative tool for their Learning Management System (LMS). Maneuvering through the challenges of online learning, this course presents Canvas as a facility for flexible modular learning. It is a platform, for the delivery of UP’s Coursepack program and/or other self-paced Trainings.
UIS: SAIS Basic Reporting Tools 2
This webinar is the continuation of the Basic Reporting Tools 1. It aims the users learn how to use and create a basic report with a specific template or format using the query report viewer of SAIS
Essential Mac Skills for Teachers, Students, Administrators, and Professionals
This webinar introduces the macOS and its fundamental features as well as practical and hidden tips and tricks for teaching, learning, research and office productivity.
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.
UIS: HRIS Submission of IPCR through the UIS
This webinar covers the submission and approval of target setting through the UIS
Securing Your Home Wireless Network
This webinar will show how to secure your home wireless network. It will be a guide for new users who do not usually configure their devices.
How to Secure Your Social Media Pages (Facebook)
This webinar will show how to secure your Office/Unit's Social Media Pages on Facebook to avoid account hacking. This webinar will also discuss how resolve accounts that are compromised.
UIS: HRIS Employee Self-Service Approval
This webinar will cover the approval actions and techniques for submitted Self-Service transactions (eg. Certificate of Service, Limited Practice of Profession, etc.). Its intended audiences are HRDO, Supervisors, Faculty- Administrators, and other staff who verify/approve online transactions.
Introduction to UP Document Routing System (a Canvas Course)
This webinar is aimed to instruct participants on how to use the UP Document Routing System.
Transitioning to OneDrive
This webinar will teach UP admin and staff how to move from Google Drive to Microsoft OneDrive as they migrate to another cloud storage facility.
Microsoft Office 365 Office 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.
How to Secure Your Social Media Pages (Twitter and Mastodon)
This webinar will show how to secure your Office/Unit's Social Media Pages on Twitter and Mastodon to avoid account hacking. This webinar will also discuss how resolve accounts that are compromised.
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 utilizing the modules will also be discussed and communication channels available for end user support will also be provided.
Basic Home Network Troubleshooting
This webinar covers the basics of testing and troubleshooting networks at home. It will guide the participants in identifying, locating, and correcting problems and will also give helpful tips on how to handle such problems.
UIS: SAIS Overview
This webinar will tackle the overview of the available SAIS modules and features, as well as the requirements for accessing SAIS.
UIS: SAIS Faculty Self-Service
This webinar will cover all of the self-service functions of a faculty user in SAIS. It includes requirements, current live features, and other self-service features available in SAIS.
Mobile Device Security Tips
This webinar will give basic security tips to mobile device users, specially those who are working from home or remote locations.
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: Overview for Administrators
This webinar will cover a brief introduction to UIS which 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.
Introduction to Slido for UP Faculty
This course will help introduce Slido to UP Faculty as an evaluation, assessment, and data gathering tool for their classroom activities. With the rise of hybrid and remote learning, eliciting instant feedback from students can be fully managed using Slido. This webinar will demonstrate several use cases of Slido in a classroom setting.



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 Routing System online training, it is advised that your UP Mail be registered to the DRS.

  • 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 will satisfy the following requirements:
    1) Those who have attended at least 80% of the webinar presentation they registered in; and
    2) Those who have accomplished the evaluation form AFTER the webinar (please refer to SECTION F for the Evaluation Form).

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)
June 07, 2022 08:00 - 08:30am Privacy and Cybersecurity News and Updates
June 09, 2022 08:00 - 09:00am Privacy Tips on Taking Back Control of Your Data
June 14, 2022 08:00 - 09:00am Google Drive: How to use Shortcuts to replace Files and Folders in Multiple Locations
June 16, 2022 08:00 - 09:00am Communication Tips while Working from Home
June 21, 2022 08:00 - 08:30am Privacy and Cybersecurity News and Updates
June 21, 2022 08:00 - 09:00am Introduction to Canvas for Teachers
June 23, 2022 09:00 - 10:00am UIS: SAIS Basic Reporting Tools 2
June 28, 2022 08:00 - 09:00am Essential Mac Skills for Teachers, Students, Administrators, and Professionals
June 30, 2022 09:00 - 10:00am Basic Information Security
July 05, 2022 08:00 - 08:30am Privacy and Cybersecurity News and Updates
July 05, 2022 08:00 - 09:00am UIS: HRIS Submission of IPCR through the UIS
July 07, 2022 09:00 - 10:00am Securing Your Home Wireless Network
July 12, 2022 08:00 - 08:30am How to Secure Your Social Media Pages (Facebook)
July 14, 2022 8:30 - 09:00am How to Secure Your Social Media Pages (Twitter and Mastodon)
July 19, 2022 08:00 - 08:30am Privacy and Cybersecurity News and Updates
July 19, 2022 09:00 - 10:00am Introduction to UP Document Routing System (a Canvas Course)
July 26, 2022 08:00 - 09:00am Transitioning to OneDrive
July 28, 2022 08:00 - 09:00am Microsoft Office 365 Office Productivity and Collaboration Tools
August 02, 2022 08:00 - 08:30am Privacy and Cybersecurity News and Updates
August 02, 2022 08:00 - 09:00am UIS: FMIS and SPCMIS Overview
August 04, 2022 09:00 - 10:00am Basic Home Network Troubleshooting
August 09, 2022 09:00 - 10:00am UIS: SAIS Overview
August 11, 2022 09:00 - 10:00am UIS: SAIS Faculty Self-Service
August 16, 2022 08:00 - 08:30am Privacy and Cybersecurity News and Updates
August 18, 2022 09:00 - 10:00am UIS: HRIS Submission of IPCR through the UIS
August 23, 2022 09:00 - 10:00am Mobile Device Security Tips
August 25, 2022 09:00 - 10:00am UIS: HRIS Employee Self-Service Approval
August 30, 2022 08:00 - 08:30am Privacy and Cybersecurity News and Updates
August 30, 2022 08:00 - 09:00am UIS: Overview for Administrators
September 5, 2022 9:00am Introduction to Slido for UP Faculty
September 13, 2022 08:00 - 08:30am Privacy and Cybersecurity News and Updates
September 27, 2022 08:00 - 08:30am Privacy and Cybersecurity News and Updates
October 11, 2022 08:00 - 08:30am Privacy and Cybersecurity News and Updates
October 25, 2022 08:00 - 08:30am Privacy and Cybersecurity News and Updates
November 8, 2022 08:00 - 08:30am Privacy and Cybersecurity News and Updates
November 22, 2022 08:00 - 08:30am Privacy and Cybersecurity News and Updates
December 6, 2022 08:00 - 08:30am Privacy and Cybersecurity News and Updates
December 20, 2022 08:00 - 08:30am Privacy and Cybersecurity News and 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. Issuance of Certificates


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 will satisfy the following requirements:

1) Those who have attended at least 80% of the webinar presentation they registered in; and
2) Those who have accomplished the evaluation form AFTER the webinar (please refer to SECTION F for the Evaluation Form).

If you have complied with the above-listed two (2) requirements, you can generate and print your certificate here: https://ems.up.edu.ph. Your certificate will be ready 2-3 working days AFTER you have completed the 2 requirements.

F. Evaluation


If you have attended at least 80% of the entire webinar session and you want to receive your certificate, kindly fill out this evaluation form: Evaluation Form for UP Staff Webinars. This evaluation form must be accomplished AFTER attending your chosen webinar topic.

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.

G. 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.