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5 great reasons to use your Gartner membership

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Did you know? All UC employees can access free online professional development resources through UC’s subscription to the Gartner Learning & Development Leadership Council. Gartner is a leading research and advisory company that provides insights, best practices and tools to help individuals and organizations grow and achieve strategic priorities. Here are five great reasons to take advantage of it today.

Note: See “Sign up today” at the end of this article for instructions on creating your account

  1. Grow your career. It’s your responsibility to grow your career, and these resources, in addition to your manager and local learning and development team, are here to support you:

Note: Some materials assume that you will be encountering them from a manager’s perspective; however, all employees will find these resources useful and informative. 

  1. Boost your collaboration skills. When it comes to being a great team member, there’s always room to improve your communication and partnering skills. These great resources can enhance your contribution:
  1. Become a better manager. If you manage people, Gartner provides fantastic resources to support your team and take them to the next level. Sample resources include:
  1. Get updated resources delivered to your inbox. If you sign up for email notifications, Gartner will send research, resources and tools as they become available. In addition to sharing what’s new, these emails remind you to keep professional development top of mind. 
  1. Explore all UC’s Gartner memberships: There are many leadership, management and employee resources available through one of the following content areas:

Sign up today at no cost

You heard that right: All UC employees can access Gartner’s content at no charge through the university’s subscription. Here’s how to get started.

  1. Go to the Gartner homepage: cebglobal.com
  2. Enter your UC email address and select Submit.
  3. Gartner will send an email to confirm your access, including a temporary password. Follow the instructions in this message to log into the site.

How to navigate Gartner

Once you’re logged in, use the top search bar to type in keywords for desired information. Select All My Sites, then use the magnifying glass option to initiate the search. Results will include all available Gartner memberships’ content related to your keywords.  You can also save your favorites for easier future reference. 

About Gartner

Gartner is the world’s leading research and advisory company. Founded in 1979, Gartner’s mission is to “provide senior leaders across the enterprise with the indispensable business insights, advice and tools they need to achieve their mission-critical priorities and build the organizations of tomorrow.” In 2017, Gartner expanded its professional development offerings by acquiring CEB Inc., an industry leader in providing best practice and talent management insights. The updated Gartner Learning & Development Leadership Council offers an array of professional development resources for managers and independent contributors alike.

This resource is provided for all UC employees jointly by UC Systemwide Human Resources and each location’s human resources department. To learn more about your location’s learning and development offerings, contact your local human resources training, learning and development team for assistance. Access more systemwide professional development resources.

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