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.
Making a Difference in the Global Community
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This two-day workshop is designed to provide in-depth training on federal and state Endangered Species Act (ESA) permitting and Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) development in southern California. Receive hands-on training from experienced industry experts, with specific emphasis on the regulations, and procedures involved in ESA permitting.
Explore the principal federal and state laws and regulations governing the environment around us, including air, water, soil and hazardous waste, as well as the regulation of land uses.
Learn how to interpret and apply the laws in practical, “real life” settings.
Explore cutting-edge renewable energy strategies, clean technologies, and effective energy management for homes and businesses. The multiple factors driving the development of renewable energy technologies will be covered, including climate change, limitations on fossil fuels, national security, and health impacts of non-renewable energy sources.
Learn how to more accurately determine, manage and report your company and sector performance through environmental management reporting—a growing industry with emerging job opportunities.Discover the flexibility of a range of environmental management reporting techniques, and how to tailor reporting to meet your needs.
Increase your ability to raise capital for your organization or business by gaining insight into the psychology of philanthropy and fundraising.
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.