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UC Berkeley Extension Programs for Corporate and Professional Training

The cornerstone of any successful business is a workforce of well-trained, efficient employees. Busy professionals benefit from in-depth training to hone their current skills and become fluent in emerging trends and technologies, without a substantial time investment. UC Berkeley Extension's Corporate and Professional Programs are designed to create engaged, productive employees in a format that meets your company's needs, time frame and budget—giving you a competitive industry advantage.

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Define, create and successfully complete an innovation program. Lead innovation efforts. Boost innovation skills and prospects. Build and sustain an innovative culture.
$1999.00
3 session(s) 3 Days
Face-to-Face - Class or Seminar
Adult
The continual push to innovate is felt not only at companies in Silicon Valley but also at businesses across the globe and in all industries. At the startup company or at a more mature business, capturing additional market share through creative innovation drives success. In this intensive workshop, you explore how to build, lead and sustain a culture of innovation. Using an innovation model, you will understand how to increase customer acceptance and scale your business. Gain ideas and methodologies to help you and your enterprise innovate in areas of products, services and work practices. Upon successful completion of this intensive workshop, you receive a certificate of participation.

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Develop the basic conceptual framework and vocabulary necessary to communicate effectively with technical specialists and comprehend the basic scientific concepts in proposals, prospectuses, and market and technical assessment reports. Explore current techniques and technologies while developing an appreciation of the process and the challenge of turning scientific discoveries into successful products.
$1999.00
Face-to-Face - Class or Seminar
Adult
Get a focused introduction to the fundamental concepts and principles of biology in the context of their relevance and application to the bioscience industry. Develop the basic conceptual framework and vocabulary necessary to communicate effectively with technical specialists and comprehend the basic scientific concepts in proposals, prospectuses, and market and technical assessment reports. Explore current techniques and technologies while developing an appreciation of the process and the challenge of turning scientific discoveries into successful products. This course is for marketing, business development, legal and scientific professionals working in the bioscience arena. Entrepreneurs can also benefit from this interactive course.Guest instructors are scientists and experienced teachers with the proven ability to make scientific concepts comprehensible and relevant.Breakfast, lunch and course materials are included in the course fee.

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Effectively coach and mentor your staff or team. Identify the common mistakes and best practices to be an effective coach and mentor. Engage in constructive interactions with colleagues. Increase your current coaching and mentoring skill level. Develop action items to put into practice at your workplace.
$799.00
1 session(s) 1 Days
Face-to-Face - Class or Seminar
Adult
Gain the coaching and mentoring skills necessary to increase your team's productivity and motivation. In this one-day intensive workshop, you learn what it means to be an effective coach and mentor by employing proven methods that outstanding leaders use to advance their careers and those they manage.Upon successful completion of this intensive workshop, you receive a certificate of participation.

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understanding the biopharmaceutical industry.
$1975.00
Face-to-Face - Class or Seminar
Adult
Get a detailed picture of all aspects of the complex and highly interrelated activities involved in bringing a pharmaceutical discovery to approval and market. Although the focus is on pharmaceuticals, seminar discussions also integrate biologics, diagnostics and devices. This course is designed for executives, disciplinary experts who wish to broaden and advance their careers, nontechnical professionals, investors, and others interested in fully understanding the biopharmaceutical industry.Class discussions are guided by experts with years of hands-on experience with large and small pharmaceutical, biotechnology and related companies. Seminar topics include industry environment, discovery and pharmacology, chemistry manufacturing and controls (CMC), toxicology, pharmacokinetics, program management, Federal Drug Administration (FDA) inspections, biologics, assays and devices, clinical trial design and conduct, clinical trial statistics, pharmacogenomics, FDA compliance regulations, patents and intellectual property, and commercial development.

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Understand key success criteria for being a strong manager. Employ effective communication principles. Handle conflict in a supportive environment. Identify internal power dynamics and use political savvy to become an efficient manager.
$1599.00
2 session(s) 2 Days
Face-to-Face - Class or Seminar
Adult
This two-day intensive workshop provides the foundation that new managers need to be successful and effective in leading others. Often rising from individual contributors to team leaders, new managers need to know how to motivate and develop employees, build high-performing teams, communicate effectively, and provide critical feedback.Upon successful completion of this intensive workshop, you receive a certificate of participation.

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Learn how to maximize a team's performance and output by understanding effective communication skills, managing conflict and negotiations, and driving results.
$1599.00
2 session(s) 2 Days
Face-to-Face - Class or Seminar
Adult
As a team's productivity and morale are highly correlated to a leader's effectiveness, experienced managers seek additional techniques and skills to improve their ability in leading teams and increasing work productivity. In this two-day intensive workshop, you learn how to maximize a team's performance and output by understanding effective communication skills, managing conflict and negotiations, and driving results. Upon successful completion of this intensive workshop, you receive a certificate of participation. This intensive workshop can be delivered on site for a group of managers or you can send your employees to our classrooms.

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Identify, describe and apply the key concepts and practices of business communication. Recognize the barriers to effective communication and discuss ways to overcome them. Provide constructive feedback that elicits cooperation and collaboration. Understand the commonalities and differences of values and perspectives across cultures and generations. Leverage the strengths of different generations to create a cooperative work environment. Employ various approaches to conflict management and negotiation, and choose the style that best fits the situation. Learn a communication model that can enhance social and emotional intelligence. Upon successful completion of this intensive workshop, you receive a certificate of completion.
$1599.00
2 session(s) 2 Days
Face-to-Face - Class or Seminar
Adult
Meet the demand for business communication skills that successfully bridge the gap between distinct generations and cultures. In this two-day intensive workshop, you learn how to communicate across diverse environments to enhance individual and group effectiveness in the workplace. Upon completion of this intensive workshop, you receive a certificate of participation.

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Deconstruct a program into manageable pieces and define those sections through flow charts, block diagrams or similar documentation. Develop coherent plans for each component project and manage interproject dependencies. Provide project-level guidance. Organize program staff and project leaders into a high-performing program team.
$2499.00
3 session(s)
Face-to-Face - Class or Seminar
Adult
Program management involves simultaneously managing multiple interrelated projects. In this three-day intensive workshop, you learn practical skills and strategies to decompose a complex deliverable into manageable pieces, and to identify and develop coherent plans for managing interproject dependencies.You also gain insight into providing effective project-level guidance when leading a high-performing, global program team. Upon successful completion of this intensive workshop, you receive a certificate of participation.

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Read your emotional state and understand how it affects your ability to improve interactions with co-workers and management. Interpret co-workers' emotions and the situations that could result in different emotions, feelings and moods. Comprehend the importance of effective co-worker relationships that consider all parties' emotions. Understand the positive and negative impacts that emotions can have on management and leadership. Realize that emotions can be controlled, or at least tempered, to maintain positive interactions.
$1599.00
2 session(s)
Face-to-Face - Class or Seminar
Adult
Learn to use emotional intelligence (EQ) to communicate more effectively and improve your interactions with co-workers and management. By working through case studies, examples, scenario role playing, interactive group discussion and self-reflection, you gain exposure and practice using EQ to successfully navigate various social and professional situations and settings. This intensive workshop is taught in lecture format with slides, videos and training scenarios that present examples of situational management. Upon completion of this intensive workshop, you receive a certificate of participation.

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Identify core leadership competencies that are relevant to your role. Assess your relative strengths and weaknesses in those core leadership competencies. Develop a roadmap to continue enhancing your leadership competencies throughout your career.
$1.00
4 session(s) 15 Hours
Online - Class or Webinar
Adult

Leadership requires a set of behaviors that you must learn to apply in a way that fits your personality and strengths. How you lead is going to be different from how another person leads: Leadership is not a one-size-fits-all discipline. In this online course taught by UC Berkeley Haas School of Business faculty member Frank Schultz you learn selected leadership competencies essential to being an outstanding leader. You are supported in your efforts to develop skills and knowledge through learning activities completed in the workplace and through online course content.

By the end of the course, you emerge with a clear direction for developing your leadership potential.

This online course runs July 1-Aug. 13, 2015, with four live-streaming (synchronous) class sessions: July 8, 15, 22 and 29, 5-6:15 pm PST. These sessions will be recorded for later viewing (asynchronously, on demand). You may alternate between the live and recorded sessions as your schedule permits.

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  • Education: Knoitall
  • Business: Creativity & Innovation
  • Science & Math
  • Business: Career Planning, Coaching & Mentoring
  • Health & Health Care: Alcohol & Drugs
  • Business: Management & Leadership
  • Business: Compliance - Diversity
  • Business: Emotional Intelligence

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