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UC Management Development Program


Re: UC Management Development Program

Campus Human Resources is pleased to announce the 2016 UC Management Development Program and requests nominees for participation in this high-profile development opportunity. This engaging systemwide training program is designed to enhance and strengthen leadership capabilities in core management competencies and ensure managers have the skills, knowledge and resources to effectively lead, engage and develop staff.

The University of California Office of the President (UCOP) commissioned industry leaders in talent management and leadership development to create a dynamic program that is relevant to the demands facing University managers. Based on the input of past participants and review of emerging organizational needs, further improvements have been made to the program. Two prestigious leadership development organizations were tapped to provide updated modules and the remaining content was revised to facilitate additional real-world application. Attendees will participate in work-group discussions relevant to the UC context, including practical application and action planning.

The program consists of four full-day modules conducted at the Wilshire Center training facility:

This program is intended for managers at MSP Grade 2 and above (or equivalent classifications), especially those who manage supervisors and/or lead complex programs or projects. Participation is limited to 25 attendees, with the expectation that all four modules will be completed. The program fee is $648, including course materials, continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments. Each session is scheduled in the Wilshire Center training facility, Room 1080.

March 3: Module 1 – Manager Redefined: Redefine your role as a manager and leader who encourages and guides employees, advances teamwork, inspires trust, and optimizes results.  Towers Watson

March 29: Module 2 – Employee Engagement: Create a workplace environment that promotes employee engagement and development.  Blessing White

April 12: Module 3 – Exercising Influence: Improve your ability to work with others to gain commitment and achieve results.  Barnes and Conti

April 26: Module 4 – Leading Change and Managing Transitions: Develop strategic approaches to making organizational change.  Linkage

If you are interested in attending or wish to nominate someone in your organization, please register via the UC Learning Center at in the Management Development category and send the nominee’s name and title to Rejeana Mathis at by February 2, along with a statement regarding the benefit of this program for the nominee’s role as a manager. Participants will be notified of their selection in early February. If you have any questions, please contact Rejeana Mathis for program information.


Lubbe Levin
Associate Vice Chancellor
Campus Human Resources