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UC People Management Series and Certificate

The UC Systemwide People Management Series and Certificate is a program for all People Managers consisting of Core and Elective Courses, which includes local and systemwide programs and eCourses, as well as in-person learning experiences, and covers the following topics: Performance Management, Managing Implicit Bias, Managing People, Administration & Operations, Change Management, and Communications.
Those who complete the UC Systemwide People Management Series and Certificate are eligible to attend the UC People Management Conference and join graduates of the Management Development Program (MDP) and the UC-CORO Systemwide Leadership Collaborative. The goal of this annual conference is to provide attendees with the opportunity to continue their learning and build connections across leadership levels and the UC System.
Course Information for the UC Systemwide People Management Series and Certificate
All courses are available from the UC Learning Center. The specific courses for UC Merced include a combination of system-wide e-courses and local in-person classes. In order to obtain a UC People Management Series and Certificate, you will need to complete all 16 Core courses and 4 Elective courses (one from each competency), for a total of 20 courses.  For your convenience, please see our program checklist.
To Begin Training
  • Click directly on the course title to be taken directly to the UC Learning Center course.
  • Please note, you will need to log in with your UC Merced credentials.