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Managerial Development Subway Stop 3

Grow your supervisory skillset with the university.

Have a few years of supervising experience at the university and wanting to grow your supervisory skillset?

Deepen supervisory competencies via development planning and participating in programs for emerging leaders. Regardless of your supervising experience, experienced supervisors may find value in attending Supervising at UC San Diego, any of the three Core Courses, and any of the Lifecycle classes as listed in subway stop 2. These courses are considered foundational resources for exploring and understanding the policies, procedures, and culture of supervision at UC San Diego. 



STRIVE​ Leadership

The multi-year program catalyzes innovation, emphasizes performance, focuses on effectiveness and solutions, expands situational influence, explores the unknowns and moves participants beyond their comfort zone. Applications are accepted once per year.

Purpose: STRIVE is a mentoring and leadership program supporting the mission of higher education through intentional employee development.

Delivery Method: Live online and in-person

UC Women's Initiative​

The UC Women’s Initiative (UC WI) is a systemwide professional development program designed to help woman-identified professionals advance in their UC careers. Applications are accepted once per year.

Purpose: The program is committed to enabling the full participation, success, and advancement of woman-identified professionals at the University, and all who support this mission are invited to apply.

Delivery Method: Live online

Management Skills Assessment Program

The Management Skills Assessment Program (MSAP) is designed to strengthen the engagement and preparation of current and potential UC supervisors, managers, and professionals. It offers an intensive, off-site, assessment center experience for early career managers.  

Applications for this twice annual program are accepted once per year.

Purpose: The learning and accountability continues after the program through collaborative work between the assessee participant and their sponsoring manager to fine tune a professional development plan designed to optimize assessment feedback.

Delivery Method: In-person training

Supervisory Community of Practice

Coming soon in 2023.

Delivery Method: Online opportunity with occasional in-person opportunities

Toolkit for Team Building

The Toolkit for Team Building includes instructions and resources for you to select and facilitate an activity with your team. Expand your team building experience and find new team building strategies.

Purpose: The Toolkit for Team Building provides a structure and affiliated activities for  supervisors/managers to encourage open communication and the active inclusion of all voices.

Delivery Method: On-demand online