UCR Extension

Change is a given; success is not. As businesses evolve and grow, so will the demand for effective leaders who know how to build and maintain high-performance teams. Learn fundamental leadership strategies that will stand the test of time and prepare you to be the most effective communicator, confident decision-maker, and mentor you can be. Learn how to manage expectations, conflict, and competing demands, while meeting organizational goals.

What You'll Learn

  • Develop core managerial skills, and strategies for managing change.
  • Learn communication techniques for delivering information successfully.
  • Achieve key organizational results through coaching and mentoring.
  • Explore the principles and dynamics for high performance work teams, including how to positively manage workplace differences.

What You Can Do

Positions are available in a variety of industries all over the world, and can be found in firms, corporations, government, or nonprofit organizations. They might include:

  • Supervisor
  • Manager
  • Coordinator

Who Should Attend

For those who are:

  • Aspiring to take on a new supervisory role
  • Current or future leaders who are seeking career advancement
  • New supervisors or team leaders
  • Experienced professionals who seek to improve their skills


High school education or equivalent.

What You Should Know

Additional Benefits

Course fee includes:

  • Parking
  • Course materials

Completion Requirements

Courses can be taken in any order.

Unless Otherwise noted:

  1. All coursework must be completed within five years.
  2. Cost does not include textbooks and materials.
  3. You may be eligible to get up to four (4) units of transfer credit, under the following conditions:
    • Must be equivalent course(s) from other accredited college(s) or university(-ies) completed within the last three years.
    • Official transcripts are required.
    • Submit a request in writing.

Contact Info

Tanya Meza
(951) 827-1723

Earning the Certificate

For more information see How to Earn a Certificate

Instructor Spotlight

“Whatever your goal, completing a professional certificate program will give you confidence to reach for the top. Join thousands of UCR Extension students whose lives have been transformed by our programs.”

Bronwyn Jenkins-Deas

Associate Dean, UCR Extension

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