The true entrepreneurial journey is all about proving that you are the exception.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Carl W. Rand, UCSC Silicon Valley Extension project manager for staff and instructor, says the job is like being the navigator on a ship.
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.
“We’re in a new world now. There is now academic data based on scientifically tested sales drivers.”
How do you prepare for a 200-question, four-hour test that’s renown for being extremely difficult?
“A lot of financial plans succeed or fail based on the decisions people make about Social Security.”
“It’s an interweaving of emotions and actions.”
“While you are busy focusing on your business I am busy in the details of your business…”
“Procurement, acquiring goods and services, touches every single aspect of personal and business life.”
“Supplier performance measurement will no doubt continue, but what we measure seems to be evolving.”
“You need to come up with unique solutions to the current problems in logistics.”
“Certification is building a foundation for your future.”
“Don’t wait around for some day.”
“We’re seeing a lot more in the augmented reality and virtual reality space.”
“We need to know what to track and how.”
“How are you differentiating your most loyal customers?”
“We are living in a ‘Brave New World’ when it comes to technology.”
“Organizations realize the tremendous impact their purchasing decisions can have on the environment, the economy and definitely their bottom line.”
“Once you learn to engage influencers, you differentiate yourself from the noise online”
“Now I have organization and structure and clients.”
“Whether it’s charity or retirement planning or educational planning, it’s all about asking questions.”
“Do not ignore your dreams.”
“It was a spiritual approach to management.”
“I learned not only in the classes but by the example of other girls who study with me.”
A Message from Marlene Tromp, Campus Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor
“If you want to stay relevant and current, you have to invest in yourself and embrace a lifetime of learning.”