Graduate Division

New! Management Beyond the Classroom

Section 1

Certificate Overview

The Management Certificate Program is a 6-week program that provides training to graduate students and postdoctoral scholars on a wide range of foundational management skills that are often not taught in the classroom or formally in a lab setting yet are expected for management positions in industry and the academy.  Skills will be useful for research and non-research careers.

This is a new program launching in Fall Quarter, 2020. Space is limited to the first 25 who sign-up. 

What You'll Learn

  • Skills in three broad catagories: 1) management in the real world, 2) finances, and 3) effective team management. 
  • Obtain a broad range of transferable management skills for both academic and non-academic careers. 
  • Earn a Management Certificate upon completion. 
  • Practice what you are learning through interactive practicums.

Who Should Apply

This program is open to graduate students and postdoctoral scholars from all disciplines. Priority enrollment is given to students closest to graduating. This is a new program launching in the Fall, 2020. For the first cohort, we will be accepting 25 participants, on a first-come-first-served basis. 

Certificate Requirements

To receive the Management Certificate, participants will be required to complete: 6 Core Courses which includes the Practicums, and 3 Elective Courses. Elective courses can be completed throughout the academic year. 

Elective courses are open to non-certificate participants. To register for 1 or more Electives, visit the events page on our CampusGroups page. 

Course Schedule

Core Courses: Every Tuesday, 2 pm - 4 pm via Zoom. 

Date

Core Courses

Facilitator(s)

October 20, 2020 Management Fundamentals Greg Campbell, Management & Leadership Consultant
October 27,2020 Management Fundamentals Practicum Greg Campbell, Management & Leadership Consultant
November 3, 2020 Finance Fundamentals Matthew Hanson, Director, New Ventures, Beall Applied Innovation
November 10, 2020 Finance Fundamentals Practicum Matthew Hanson, Director, New Ventures, Beall Applied Innovation
November 17, 2020 Effective Team Management Rachel Tam, OIT ESMS Development Manager
November 24, 2020 Effective Team Management Practicum  Rachel Tam, OIT ESMS Development Manager

Elective Courses: Every Thursday, 3 pm - 4 pm via Zoom. 

Date

Elective Courses

Facilitator(s)

November 5, 2020 Introduction to Project Management  Tepring Piquado, PhD, Senior Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation

November 12, 2020

*NEW DATE: This session has been moved from 10/29/20 to 11/12/20.

Lab Management

Harinder Singh, PhD, GPS-STEM Program Director

November 19, 2020 Introduction to Grants Management 

Yergaleam Meharenna, PhD, Senior Training Grants Director

Amanda Swain, PhD, Executive Director, UCI Humanities Center

How to Apply

We are recruiting advanced Master students, PhD students and Postdocs from all disciplines. Space is limited to the first 25 to sign-up. If interested, submit the Interest Form by Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Contact

For more information, email gpsrc@uci.edu or call 949-824-3849.