Take the required online course for new supervisors (BLI0117)
- Online training course for new supervisors.
- The course is required for new supervisors and is a good refresher for experienced supervisors. It provides a comprehensive overview of critical supervisor responsibilities in these areas:
- Institutional Responsibilities – issues relating to Berkeley Lab mission, policies, ethical work standards, contract compliance
- Operational Responsibilities – operational accountabilities in areas such as safety, security, managing funds, conflicts of interest, and signing privileges
- Managing Employees – guidelines for working with employees in a variety of management situations including recruiting and selection, performance management, taking corrective action, complying with EEO/Affirmative Action, union regulations
- Managing Scientists (scientists only) – managing scientists, postdocs and graduate research students in areas such as mentoring students, reporting inventions/transferring technology to market and processing foreign visitors
Take other required and optional training
- The Work Planning and Controls(WPC) Program is designed to implement Berkeley Lab’s Integrated Safety Management Program(ISM) program including providing safety training appropriate to job requirements.
- California Law AB 1825 (Gov. Code Section 12950.1) requires supervisors to complete two hours of sexual harassment prevention training every two years. Berkeley Lab supervisors are automatically registered for the online Sexual Harassment Prevention course that is coordinated by the University of California Office of President (UCOP). Supervisors will receive an email from UCOP that includes their personal unique link to access the course and confirms the deadline for completion. For more information on this requirement, contact the Diversity and Inclusion Office at (510-486-4232).
- To learn how to approve time cards for both monthly-paid and hourly-page employees using the Laboratory Electronic Timekeeping System (LETS), take this online training.
- Consult your supervisor for other required or recommended training for your work and role as supervisor.