UC Systemwide People Management Certificate

This systemwide program is available for seasoned people leaders as well as anyone desiring to become a team lead, supervisor, or manager. The series consists of core and elective courses covering the following topics: Managing People, Performance Management, Managing Implicit Bias, Operations, Change Management, and Communications.

The series, designed to increase people management capabilities at UC Berkeley as well as across the entire UC system, provides:

  • Access to baseline people management skills
  • Flexibility to complete the program via online courses or by a combination of online and in-person courses

When you complete requirements for the UC Systemwide People Management Certificate (UCSPMC) certificate, you have also earned the systemwide UC Managing Implicit Bias Certificate (UCSMIB), and are one module away from completing the BPM Grow Today certificate. 

In addition, those who complete the UC Systemwide People Management Certificate are eligible to attend the UC People Management Conference. 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.

All courses are available from the UC Learning Center. In order to obtain a UC Systemwide People Management Certificate, you will need to complete all 16 Core Coursesplus 4 Elective Courses(one from each listed competency).

 NOTE: Although the certificate is open to all staff, the BPM workshops are best suited to current Managers/Supervisors/Team Leads. BPM content includes exercises and material specifically designed for individuals with people management experience.

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For questions regarding certificate completion status contact grow@berkeley.edu

For technical support with online learning modules, contact e-learningsupport@berkeley.edu