The true entrepreneurial journey is all about proving that you are the exception.
Diversity in Leadership
Much has been said in recent years about diversity and inequity in the workplace. Here in Silicon Valley, corporate leaders have promised to increase diversity for years. Many past efforts, however, have only been marginally effective, at best. The historic legacy has been difficult to shift.
Putting Agile to Work
Neville Mistry, a project management consultant at Kairos Power, juggled multi-million-dollar project management responsibilities for several years before returning to school to boost his career.
8 Estate Planning Misconceptions
Learn about how to set up your estate plan and how to help clients set up an integrated life plan in a 10-week UCSC Silicon Valley Extension finance course.
Expanding your procurement skills
Want to rise to the top for your organization? Build your soft skills and knowledge of other disciplines, says the founder of the UCSC Extension Procurement and Supply Chain Management program.
The sea as a second home
Carl W. Rand, UCSC Silicon Valley Extension project manager for staff and instructor, says the job is like being the navigator on a ship.
UCSC Extension instructor named to state insurance board
Congrats to Jesse Dogillo, owner of Bay Area Financial and Insurance Services and an instructor at UCSC Silicon Valley Extension, who has been reappointed to the state Curriculum Board by California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara.
The Data-Driven Approach to Sales Compensation Design
“We’re in a new world now. There is now academic data based on scientifically tested sales drivers.”
Passing the PMP® Exam on the first try
How do you prepare for a 200-question, four-hour test that’s renown for being extremely difficult?
Social Security decisions in retirement
“A lot of financial plans succeed or fail based on the decisions people make about Social Security.”
Design a retirement strategy for clients
“It’s an interweaving of emotions and actions.”
Questions for the Virtual Executive Assistant
“While you are busy focusing on your business I am busy in the details of your business…”
Supply chain management as business driver
“Procurement, acquiring goods and services, touches every single aspect of personal and business life.”
Measuring Supplier Sustainability
“Supplier performance measurement will no doubt continue, but what we measure seems to be evolving.”
Trends in Logistics: Bringing outsourcing back home
“You need to come up with unique solutions to the current problems in logistics.”
Instructors take their vision for public procurement to CAPPO
“Certification is building a foundation for your future.”
Advice to my young self
“Don’t wait around for some day.”
sfBIG nominates digital marketer for community service
“We’re seeing a lot more in the augmented reality and virtual reality space.”
Build your social media analytics plan
“We need to know what to track and how.”
Social media students present strategy to judges
“How are you differentiating your most loyal customers?”
Cybersecurity for HR professionals
“We are living in a ‘Brave New World’ when it comes to technology.”
Growing the vision of sustainable procurement
“Organizations realize the tremendous impact their purchasing decisions can have on the environment, the economy and definitely their bottom line.”
Social media strategy for growth
“Once you learn to engage influencers, you differentiate yourself from the noise online”
Executive assistant sets out her shingle in the gig economy
“Now I have organization and structure and clients.”
Personal Financial Advising: From Boomer to GenX
“Whether it’s charity or retirement planning or educational planning, it’s all about asking questions.”
HR Business Partner instructor’s writing passion
“Do not ignore your dreams.”
Business students get close-up look at Deming’s 14 Points
“It was a spiritual approach to management.”
Executive assistant student nominated for Rookie of the Year
“I learned not only in the classes but by the example of other girls who study with me.”
Lynda M. Rogers to retire as dean of UCSC Silicon Valley Extension
A Message from Marlene Tromp, Campus Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor
Marketing art from the heart
“If you want to stay relevant and current, you have to invest in yourself and embrace a lifetime of learning.”