Building organizational capability and talent is a priority for UCOP. Providing opportunities for individuals to learn and grow in their careers is essential to mastering current responsibilities and preparing for growth and changes in the work environment.

We are pleased to provide these developmental programs to support the organization and our staff's learning objectives.

Course catalog PDF

Learning and development opportunities to grow your career.

Calendar of UCOP classes and workshops PDF

UC Learning Center Link

The UC Learning Center is the primary tool for assessing learning and development opportunities at the Office of the President.

Quick start guide PDF

UC People Management Certificate Program

This program is for anyone who manages or supervises others, or aspires to do so, and consists of core and elective courses covering the following competency areas: Performance Management, Managing People, Administration and Operations, Change Management and Communications. This is a self-paced program. In terms of start date, you can start now, or at any time that works for your schedule, and you have a limit of 3 years for completion from start to finish.

UCOP Supervisor Certification Program

This cohort based program is designed UCOP supervisory staff who would like to enhance their management skills. This program will explore the best techniques for motivating, coaching, engaging and developing employees as well as managing performance through goals, feedback and performance appraisals.

Take Charge: Developing a Career Strategy

Six-month program specifically for administrative and support staff, designed to provide participants with tools to better manage and direct their careers.

UCOP Staff Development Program

This cohort based program is designed for non-supervisory individual contributors, who want to continue to develop additional skills and are committed to expanding their knowledge into other functional areas of UCOP.

UCOP Leadership Development Program

This program aims to accelerate the development of individual leadership abilities and to create a diverse pipeline of future UCOP leaders.

UCOP Mentorship Program

This volunteer program pairs experienced leaders and professionals across departments at UCOP with career staff who seek to develop themselves professionally.

UCOP-Coro Leadership Collaboration

This collaborative program between OP and the Coro Center for Civic Leadership is designed to further develop selected UCOP leaders. 12-day program includes practica, home teams, and leadership style assessments. For more information, contact Learning & Development Specialist, John Blake.

Email John Blake Link

UCOP-Management Development Program

The Management Development Program is a dynamic system-wide cohort training program that's designed for Mid-Level Managers 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.

Visit the MDP page Link