In our constantly changing global landscape, individuals and organizations must keep pace with ever-evolving technologies, mandates, and skills to address environmental challenges and advance economic and sustainability goals. UC San Diego Extension offers professional certificates and courses to prepare students for leadership roles and other activities in business, public service, compliance, community engagement, and environmental management.
Making a Difference in the Global Community
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Examine the diverse and interrelated regulatory framework for water quality management in the United States, as well as scientific and analytical aspects of managing water quality. Participants will gain practical competence in water sampling and analysis, data collection, trend monitoring, and data analysis and interpretation.
Explore the psychological factors that lead people to engage in sustainable behavior and gain a clear understanding of the strategies that work (and those that don’t) to motivate people towards behavioral change.
Learn strategies and techniques in all areas of competency recognized by the International Facilities Management Association (IFMA), from management and finance to communications and technology. Explore hot topics and current issues in the industry,including sustainability, productivity and environmental economics.
Facility managers need a good understanding of building components and systems to maintain and manage them well. Review the function of primary building components and systems, including the structure, building envelope, mechanical and electrical systems and fire life safety systems.
Gain an overview of environmental sustainability concepts and how to apply them in a business context. Learn to steer an organization in the direction of sustainable practices to complement specific business model and goals.
This one-day course provides a comprehensive overview for how practitioners can incorporate the science of behavior change into the design of projects and programs to protect ocean and coastal resources and ecosystems. Receive instruction in conservation psychology and behavior change strategies that can strengthen community programs.