Sustainability Courses

Public Service and Social Responsibility Courses

In our constantly changing global landscape, individuals and organizations have an ever-increasing responsibility to consider the welfare and interests of society as a whole. UC San Diego Extension’s Public Service and Social Responsibility courses offer cutting-edge and practical instruction to prepare individuals for leadership roles and other activities related to civic engagement, public service, advocacy, social action, and environmental sustainability.

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Career Development Week
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March 25-27, 5-8pm every night
Join us for three information-packed nights to learn about hot topics and trends in a variety of industries. Meet instructors and program managers, and network with like-minded professionals.
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This event is free and open to the public!

Free Climate Change Course
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Developed and taught by four world-renowned scientists at UC San Diego and Scripps Institute of Oceanography (SIO), this free, massive open online course (MOOC) will review climate change from a variety of perspectives. Course starts in January.
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Sustainable Business Practices
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Ensure that your company is prepared for the future where green and sustainable practices are necessary tools for success.
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Grant Writing for Nonprofits
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Do you need funding for a nonprofit project? Learn how you can use grants to fund your endeavors in this hands-on, 6-week course. Go through the entire process of writing a funding proposal!
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Career Resources
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UCSD Extension's new Center for Life/Work Strategies provides resources to complement traditional course offerings and help individuals progress in their careers. In today's market, career management skills are just as important as job skills.
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Leadership and Management Courses
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Leadership skills are critical for success in any industry or career. Strengthen your leadership and management skills and choose a course that best fits your needs.
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