Management development refers to the opportunities the university provides to learn and grow the many complex skills needed to manage successfully at UC. These types of development opportunities are designed to enhance and strengthen capabilities in the UC Core Competencies and ensure current and emerging leaders have the skills, knowledge and resources to effectively lead, engage and develop their teams.

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Tools and resources

  • Management Development Program

    A dynamic systemwide training program that's designed to enhance and strengthen your leadership capabilities in the UC core competencies and ensure you have the skills, knowledge and resources to effectively lead, engage and develop your team.

  • UC Systemwide People Management Series & Certificate

    The People Management Series and Certificate is a systemwide program for all People Managers. It consists of select Core and Elective courses, including local and systemwide programs and eCourses, as well as in-person learning experiences, with topics ranging from Performance Management, to Managing People, Operations, Change Management and Communications.

  • Management Skills Assessment Program  
    Designed to strengthen the engagement and preparation of high potential UC supervisors, managers and professionals.
  • UC Managing Implicit Bias Series

    A six-course online training series designed to increase awareness of implicit bias and reduce its impact at the University. The series reinforces the UC diversity, equity, and inclusion values that enable the University to attract and retain a top talent workforce, and it further supports the UC commitment to developing effective leaders and managers of people. It is intended to supplement existing location programs and resources.

  • UC Core Competencies 
    A foundational tool for the assessment and development of staff, managers and leaders