Position Management

Introduction to UCPath

The Introduction to UCPath is required for all UCPath transactional users, regardless of which module(s) you will be using.

This course covers system basics and need-to-know information about how UCPath functions. If you have already taken this course for another module, it will be marked complete in the UCPath Learning center and you will be able to register for the courses associated with this module. 

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Introduction to UCPath

Introduction to UCPath

eLearning, 65 minutes

Required for all users

This training provides an overview of UCPath, PeopleSoft, and the modules for users who perform transactions beyond self-service. The Introduction to UCPath is a prerequisite course for users who perform transactions beyond self-service within UCPath. This course:

  • Discusses UCPath's key benefits and the role of the UCPath Center
  • Recognizes and defines UCPath key terms and acronyms
  • Lists and describes the UCPath system modules
  • Provides an overview of all standard UCPath functionality including:
    • Navigation
    • An overview of the available field types and data entry methods
    • Information on how to access the UCPath help site
  • Provides an overview of Approval Workflow Engine (AWE) in UCPath and reviews the steps for approving various types of transactions
  • Introduces the basic layout and navigation of Cognos reports for UCPath 

This eLearning combines the former web based trainings:

  • PHCMNAV100 PeopleSoft Overview

  • PHCMNAV105 Basics and Navigation

  • PHCMNAV108 Cognos Reports

  • PHCMNAV106 Reports and Processes

  • PHCMNAV310 AWE Overview and Approvals

Position Management Training Courses

Once you have completed the Introduction to UCPath, you may continue to the Position Management courses. 

Courses listed as Required for all users are required for Position Management Initiator, Approver, and Inquiry (view-only) roles. All courses specify which roles they are required for.

PHCMWFA100: Employee Data Inquiry 

Web-Based Training, 30 minutes

Required for all users

This course provides an overview of how employee data is stored in UCPath and how to view employee information. This course teaches users how to locate employee data pages and components, and how to use the various pages and components to view employee information in UCPath.

PHCMWFA110: WFA Overview

Web-Based Training, 45 minutes

Required for Initiators and Approvers

This course provides an overview of the UCPath Workforce Administration (WFA) module, introduces the UCPath template, PayPath, and Extended Leaves of Absence transaction processes, and provides a review of the Employee Lifecycle.

PHCMWFAL301: Position Administrator*

* NOT for Campus Units, for Central Position Administrators only

Web-Based Training, 30 minutes

Required for Initiators and Approvers

This course reviews the tasks completed by Position Administrators using Position Management. It provides hands-on practice on how to create new positions and update existing positions. The course explains the UCPath pages and roles responsible for Position Updates and describes the tasks completed by the Position Administrator using Position Management.

PHCMWFAL300: Position Management/Position Control

Instructor-Led Training through Zoom, 3 hours

Required for Initiators

Take this course if you will be initiating position control requests and inquiries on position data.