Sustainability Courses

Leadership and Management Development Courses

Distinguish yourself as an exceptional leader in your business. With UCSD Extension’s Leadership and Management Development programs you will:

  • Develop an effective set of leadership skills necessary to influence others.
  • Join a network of professionals with the common goal of improving their leadership qualities.
  • Learn from top professionals through interactive presentations, case studies, evaluations and group mentoring.
  • Make assessments about your personal leadership style.
  • Contribute to your organization’s competitive capabilities with adept skills at crafting effective policies and practices to streamline business.

Throughout these challenging and rewarding courses, you will learn specific techniques unique to your own industry and professional level.

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Take an accelerated approach to developing advanced leadership and management skills

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Introduction to Six Sigma (Yellow Belt)
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Learn how to understand and speak the language of Six Sigma as well as gain the ability to apply basic principles. The course is designed for those who want to become stronger contributors to a Six Sigma organization or those who would like to instantly increase their marketability by learning this business-wide, process improvement method.
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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Info Session
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December 4
Join this free info session to learn about the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt program format, required project, and expectations for the course. Meet the instructor and program manager. For details about the Lean Six Sigma info session or the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt program, contact Angela Cook at or (858) 534-8133.
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Transformational Leadership
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The ability to transform and adapt as leaders is essential today. Focusing on transformation from the inside out, students will assess how they show up as leaders (“Way of Being”) and how they get work done (“Way of Doing”), both equally important for leadership success.
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Managing for Maximum Performance
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Effective managers realize that organizational success is based on so much more than the contributions of its individuals alone. Learn how to build, influence and lead teams to increase business performance and exceed your goals and objectives.
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Corporate Education Toolkits-- Bring us to work !
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On-site training provides a cost effective way to deliver custom designed education that matches your company’s needs.

Executive Perspective for Scientists & Engineers
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Now in its 30th year, the Executive Perspective for Scientists & Engineers (EPSE) Program has graduated over 800 senior-level professionals and provided a high-level perspective on business and management challenges facing today's technology industries.
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