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.
Welcome to the new Business Administration Advisory Board
Welcome to our new Business Administration Advisory Board members who had a coast-to-coast virtual kick-off meeting last night and began laying the groundwork for retooling our highly interactive training program for business professionals in the age of COVID.
Emerging From the Chaos: A More Successful You?
Now that we’re looking at an extended period of living mostly within the confines of our own homes and working remotely, it may be the perfect time to refocus our professional outlook and reflect on how to push forward even while the ground is shifting below us. Is there an opportunity in this crisis that we come out of it more successful, personally and professionally?
Bioinformaticians and the data of our lives
Central in the battle against today’s global health pandemic is an enormous, growing trove of data and the bioinformaticians who are working to make sense of it all. Join us for a week-long free webinar series introducing our new courses in the UCSC Silicon Valley Extension Bioinformatics certificate program.
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.
Toolbox for the career search: personal branding and job interviews
In “Redesigning Your Career: An Accelerated Workshop,” Reynold Lewke teaches job seekers how to craft a personal brand and prepare for job interviews.
The bright future of C programming
The people who know C, the second most popular programming language, are finding their jobs mostly in embedded system and semiconductor industries.
Alum launches social networking app
“This place teaches you more about startups than anywhere else. Every day I learn something new.”
How to negotiate with the FDA
“With good tools you can achieve the best possible outcomes with FDA.”
At the intersection of biology and programming
“Bioinformatics has become its own field and a great area of research.”
Preparing students for the future
We are all focused on preparing our students for the future.
Safeguarding health data against cyber attacks
Why should researchers care about privacy and security in clinical trials?
First Gen Grads of Silicon Valley Extension
To celebrate the annual UC Santa Cruz First Generation Initiative, we bring to you 12 stories of our UCSC Silicon…
Building Your HR Brand
“I believe in paying it forward. “
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.”
Building Network Mom for Systems Engineers
“A network engineer’s key job is to keep the network up.”
What’s ahead in cloud, virtualization, security, and networking?
“IT, in the age of cloud, requires a very diverse set of skills including virtualization, networking, security, storage, and programming…
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?
UCSC Extension welcomes new Dean
“P.K. has had a distinguished career in high tech spanning the public, private, and nonprofit sectors.” P.K. Agarwal, a seasoned…
Explainable AI: trust, transparency, accountability
“Business needs to see inside the black box.”
Investing in Deep Learning and Machine Learning
“The cumulative effect of this innovation will continue to change society.”
Discovering a Regulatory Affairs Career
“Overcoming failure can set you on a new and better path.”
Changing the world—one educator at a time
“I am a changemaker at heart.”
Top Ask for HR Business Partner: Credibility
“Would you be brave enough to do this?”
Excellence in HR Business Partnership
“The HRBP is a broad role. It’s a whirlwind adventure every working day!”
From Employee to Entrepreneur
“If it’s viable, it will grow.”
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.”
Terminating the problem employee
“You need to be always thinking about the different laws that you need to consider and how they might impact…