Building organizational capability and talent is a priority for UCOP. Providing opportunities for individuals to learn and grow in their careers is essential to mastering current responsibilities and preparing for growth and changes in the work environment.

We are pleased to provide these developmental programs to support the organization and our staff's learning objectives.

The UC Learning Center will be OFFLINE for an upgrade July 28-August 9. Due to the upgrade classes and class registration will be limited. Please check for back for updates. For classes being held during the upgrade, please check with the instructor for alternate registration process. For questions, please email the Learning and Development Team.  SEE BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION

UC Learning Center Upgrade

The UC Learning Center (UCLC) is the primary tool for assessing learning and development opportunities at the Office of the President. THE UCLC WILL BE OFFLINE FOR AN UPGRADE JULY 28 - AUGUST 9. Information about the UCLC and the upgrade available on this page

Course catalog PDF


Calendar of UCOP classes and workshops PDF

UCOP Mentorship Program

The UCOP Mentorship Program is a volunteer program that pairs experienced leaders and professionals across departments at the Office of the President with career, represented and contract staff who seek to develop themselves professionally. The UCOP Mentorship Program is seeking mentees and mentors for its next annual program beginning October 2017 and concluding in June 2018.

UCOP Supervisor Certification Program

This cohort based program is designed UCOP supervisory staff who would like to enhance their management skills. This program will explore the best techniques for motivating, coaching, engaging and developing employees as well as managing performance through goals, feedback and performance appraisals. The next cohort will begin in September 2017.

UC People Management Certificate Program

This program is for anyone who manages or supervises others, or aspires to do so, and consists of core and elective courses covering the following competency areas: Performance Management, Managing People, Administration and Operations, Change Management and Communications. This is a self-paced program. In terms of start date, you can start now, or at any time that works for your schedule, and you have a limit of 3 years for completion from start to finish.

Take Charge: Developing a Career Strategy

Six-month program specifically for administrative and support staff, designed to provide participants with tools to better manage and direct their careers.

UCOP Staff Development Program

This cohort based program is designed for non-supervisory individual contributors, who want to continue to develop additional skills and are committed to expanding their knowledge into other functional areas of UCOP.

UCOP Leadership Development Program

This program aims to accelerate the development of individual leadership abilities and to create a diverse pipeline of future UCOP leaders.

UCOP-Coro Leadership Collaboration

This collaborative program between OP and the Coro Center for Civic Leadership is designed to further develop selected UCOP leaders. 12-day program includes practica, home teams, and leadership style assessments. For more information, contact Learning & Development Specialist, John Blake.

Email John Blake Link

UCOP-Management Development Program

The Management Development Program is a dynamic system-wide cohort training program that's designed for Mid-Level Managers to enhance and strengthen your leadership capabilities in the UC core competencies and ensure you have the skills, knowledge and resources to effectively lead, engage, and develop your team.

Visit the MDP page Link

UC Learning Center Link

The UC Learning Center is the primary tool for assessing learning and development opportunities at the Office of the President. THE UC LEARNING CENTER WILL BE OFFLINE FOR AN UPGRADE JULY 28 - AUGUST 9. SEE UPDATES IN LINK

Quick start guide PDF

UCOP Learning and Development Team