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Effective Leadership and Teamwork in the WorkplaceBUSA-40886

Units: 3.00

TBD

Effective Leadership and Teamwork in the WorkplaceThis course will introduce you to the various approaches of effective organizational leadership and teamwork. You will develop exceptional leadership...

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Typically Offered: Winter

Leadership and Teamwork PracticumBUSA-40887

Units: 3.00

TBD

Leadership and Teamwork PracticumIn this course, the second in the Gradvantage Leadership and Teamwork certificate program, you will put into practice the leadership and teamwork tools skills you lear...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Winter

Project Management for the Collaborative WorkplaceBUSA-40889

Units: 3.00

TBD

Project Management for the Collaborative WorkplaceThe independence and visibility of a project manager can be invigorating, while the perceived lack of authority can be deflating. In this course, the ...

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Typically Offered: Spring
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Conditions for Admission

The applications for the 2021-2022 cohort are now open. Applications are due by December 3, 2021. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by December 7, 2021.

Any UC San Diego graduate student or postdoctoral scholar in good standing is eligible to considered for acceptance into the program. To ensure a diverse cohort, applicants will be evaluated based upon:

  • Year in program and/or advancement to candidacy status
  • Area of study or research interest
  • Employment & volunteer history
  • Statement of interest

Certificate Guidelines

The applications for the 2021-2022 cohort are now open. Applications are due by December 3, 2021. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by December 7, 2021.

At this time, only current UC San Diego graduate students and postdocs are permitted to participate in the Leadership Teamwork Certificate. Applicants that do not match this profile will not be admitted.

Next Steps Experience

This certificate is part of a campus-wide initiative called Gradvantage. Gradvantage was designed to provide a suite of resources to help participants develop essential leadership, teamwork, and communication skills to become successful leaders in their field. The Gradvantage program also includes monthly Career Nights to network with industry professionals, communication workshops, and other programs and resources.

Gradvantage is partnership between the UC San Diego Graduate Division, Graduate Student Association, Career Services Center, Office of Postdoctoral and Visiting Scholar Affairs , and Extension. For a full description of Gradvantage program offerings, please visit the grAdvantage website.

Special Notes

The applications for the 2021-2022 cohort are now open. Applications are due by December 3, 2021. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by December 7, 2021.

At this time, only current UC San Diego graduate students and postdocs are permitted to participate in the Leadership Teamwork Certificate. Applicants that do not match this profile will not be admitted.

Fees: $395, paid over two quarters.  Vouchers not accepted.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Who is eligible to participate in this certificate program?

Any current UC San Diego graduate student or postdoctoral scholar in good standing is eligible to be considered for acceptance into the Leadership and Teamwork certificate program. Each year, one cohort of fifty students will be admitted into the program.

At this time, only current UC San Diego graduate students and postdocs are permitted to participate in the Leadership and Teamwork certificate program. Applicants who are not current UC San Diego graduate students or postdocs will not be admitted.

When are the applications due? When will I know if I am accepted into the program?

The applications for the 2021-2022 cohort are now open. Applications are due by December 3, 2021. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by December 7, 2021.

Are there any prerequisites to this program?

There are no prerequisites for the Leadership and Teamwork certificate program.

How long does it take to complete the certificate?

Students will complete the full program in two consecutive quarters, starting iat the beginning of January and finishing at the end of June, 2022.

When are the courses scheduled?

Courses will run virtually (live online) Tuesday evenings from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

Can any of the courses be waived if I have taken a similar course elsewhere or have equivalent working knowledge?

The certificate program is designed to be a comprehensive experience, completed from start to finish by the same cohort of students. Due to this team-oriented nature of the program, you may not waive any of the program’s courses.

How can I get more information about the program?

You will find a downloadable program flyer and program FAQs under "Related Documents" on the right side of the top of this page. If you need further information, please contact the program manager at 858-534-8638 or nowens@ucsd.edu.

Advisory Board

Kim Barrett

Dean of Graduate Division and Professor of Medicine

UC San Diego

Nathalie Becker

Talent Acquisition Partner

Illumina

Kevin McCoy

Director of Human Resources

Booz Allen Hamilton

Tyler Moore

Sr. Director, Talent Acquisition

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Micah Parzen

Chief Executive Officer

Museum of Man

Stacy Silverthorn

Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition Center of Excellence

General Atomics

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This certificate requires an application before taking any courses. There will be a $0 fee to apply to this program. Students will also be required to pay a $95 certificate fee upon enrollment into the program after acceptance. View the complete Certificate Registration and Candidacy Guidelines.