University of California, Irvine - Division of Continuing Education

Introduction

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In the U.S. News & World Report annual college survey, UC Irvine is ranked among the top 50 universities nationally and ranks tenth among all public universities - quite an impressive feat for our young campus.

Established in 1962, UCI Division of Continuing Education has been offering education for adult learners in Orange County for over half a century. Today we maintain over 30,000 enrollments from students worldwide each year and offer hundreds of exciting courses and programs to local, regional and global constituencies.

UCI Division of Continuing Education offers over 60 convenient certificates and specialized studies programs on campus and online designed for the working professional who seeks career advancement and personal enrichment. So if you are trying to start a new career, build a company, or better develop an appreciation of the world around you, UCI Division of Continuing Education has the resources needed to support your undertakings.

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Student Life

  • Over 600 student clubs and organizations for almost any interest or hobby
  • Communication Club for language and cultural exchange with UCI students
  • Anteater sports team events
  • Recreation Center membership for a nominal fee
  • UCI campus-wide student events such as Involvement Fair, Shocktoberfest, Celebrate UCI, Summerland, and Relay for Life
  • Campus libraries, with 3.6 million volumes
  • Self-Access computer labs for individual study ACTIVITIES
  • On-campus recreational games such as soccer, volleyball, and basketball
  • Lecture series, plus music, dance, theater, and other cultural events
  • Tours to famous destinations, theme parks, museums, beaches, and performances
  • Picnics, potlucks, beach bonfires, summer pool party, Halloween Festival, soccer tournaments, and more
  • Personal trip planning by our Activities team, including transportation, directions, lodging, and points of interest
  • Weekly emails about local events, fairs, and seasonal things to do around Irvine
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programmes

This school also offers:

Certificate

Certificate in Business Administration

Online Campus Part time 12 - 24  Open Enrolment USA Irvine USA Online + 2 more

Modeled after a traditional M.B.A. program, this certificate combines a series of courses that provide a solid foundation in basic business management. It ensures your exposure to those elements essential to success as a manager in the public or private sector. You'll leave this program with the tools necessary to competently and confidently face the demands and challenges of today's business environment. [+]

Overview

Modeled after a traditional M.B.A. program, this certificate combines a series of courses that provide a solid foundation in basic business management. It ensures your exposure to those elements essential to success as a manager in the public or private sector. You'll leave this program with the tools necessary to competently and confidently face the demands and challenges of today's business environment.

Employers highly value the knowledge and skills you'll obtain in the areas of finance, human resources, marketing, leadership, international business, and management. As you acquire proficiency in strategic business analysis and develop your management skills, you will see your ability to contribute to your organization's achievements begin to soar.... [-]


Certificate in Full Stack Web Development

Online 3 - 12  September 2019 USA Irvine USA Online

When you learn full stack web development, you acquire both the technical and creative skills to program, code, and build websites and apps. Through our program, you will learn how to construct online projects across a variety of coding languages and technology platforms. You will begin with a foundation for basic web development for learning front-end languages and then deep dive into sophisticated back-end coding frameworks. [+]

When you learn full stack web development, you acquire both the technical and creative skills to program, code, and build websites and apps. Through our program, you will learn how to construct online projects across a variety of coding languages and technology platforms. You will begin with a foundation for basic web development for learning front-end languages and then deep dive into sophisticated back-end coding frameworks.

After completing this program, you will walk away with in-demand technical skills and knowledge of the latest technologies used in the industry today to build applications.

Who Should Enroll Career changers who are looking to transition to a career as a full stack web developer Aspiring web developers and web designers Tech-savvy hobbyists and marketing professionals who want to increase their expertise in the area of web development and online product development Professionals already working in agencies, startups, or tech companies who want to keep up to date with the latest development, code trends, and industry best practices Career Insight ... [-]

Certificate in Human Resources Management

Online Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24  Open Enrolment USA Irvine USA Online + 3 more

Obtain the knowledge and skills required to successfully fulfill the role of human resources generalist. [+]

Overview

Obtain the knowledge and skills required to successfully fulfill the role of human resources generalist.

Through course work that reflects the most current activities and functions in human resources, this certificate program gives you a comprehensive view of the generalist's role. You'll leave this program with the ability to confidently interface with those in specialty human resources areas and have a positive influence on the HR function within your organization.

This program is highly regarded by local employers for its "real-world" focus, immediate applicability in the workplace, and most up-to-date information on domestic and international HR practices.

Who Should Attend ... [-]

Certificate in Innovation & Product Development

Online Full time Part time 6 - 12  Open Enrolment USA USA Online + 1 more

Designed to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to move through the creativity and innovation process and take new ideas to the commercial marketplace, this program provides an intensive examination of the scope of demands of real-world innovation and product development, whether a tangible object, system or service. [+]

Overview

Designed to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to move through the creativity and innovation process and take new ideas to the commercial marketplace, this program provides an intensive examination of the scope of demands of real-world innovation and product development, whether tangible object, system or service.

Throughout this program, learn to think about designing new or updated products, services or processes, the logistics of implementing those ideas, and how to do it all in the corporate environment or entrepreneurial space. Leave this program equipped with the skills and expertise needed to operate in high-functioning teams and creative product- and service-development-focused environments.... [-]


Certificate in Nonprofit Management

Online Part time 12 - 21  Open Enrolment USA USA Online

Nonprofit management in the 21st century is a promising, challenging career that requires professionals skilled in organization, management and relationship-building. Individuals working in mission-focused and value-based organizations must have a thorough understanding of internal and external factors affecting fundraising as well as the ability to apply principles of marketing, communications and strategic planning to this specialized profession. [+]

Overview

Nonprofit management in the 21st century is a promising, challenging career that requires professionals skilled in organization, management and relationship-building. Individuals working in mission-focused and value-based organizations must have a thorough understanding of internal and external factors affecting fundraising as well as the ability to apply principles of marketing, communications and strategic planning to this specialized profession.

The Nonprofit Management Specialized Studies is designed to help you take a more proactive approach to the organizational needs and activities of both large and small nonprofit organizations. After completion of the program, you will have the knowledge base and skills to contribute to high-functioning nonprofit teams and productive fundraising operations.... [-]


Certificate in Spa and Wellness Management

Online Full time 6 - 12  Open Enrolment USA USA Online

Whether you aspire to own or manage a spa or you’re already a seasoned professional, improve your knowledge and career advancement opportunities with practical, real-world spa and wellness education taught by leading industry experts. [+]

Overview

Whether you aspire to own or manage a spa or you’re already a seasoned professional, improve your knowledge and career advancement opportunities with practical, real-world spa and wellness education taught by leading industry experts. Throughout this comprehensive, online program, you’ll learn all aspects of the successful day-to-day operation of a spa as well as business strategies you can employ for sustained growth and profitability in this ever-evolving industry.

Who Should Attend Individuals who wish to enter the field of spa and wellness management Current spa owners, directors, and practitioners Spa employees needing management training Business professionals and entrepreneurs entering the spa and wellness industry Doctors, nurses and other medical professionals who are looking for a career change Manufacturers and developers of products for the spa and wellness industries Wellness, health, medical, and fitness professionals seeking to expand their understanding of the industry Representatives from business, hospitality, and tourism industries considering spa related project developments Career Insight ... [-]

Online Certificate in Cyber Security

Online Full time Part time 9 - 24  Open Enrolment USA USA Online + 1 more

Corporations have been put on alert to heighten their infrastructure and data security due to threats from hackers and cyber-terrorists. Government agencies and customers have dramatically increased their requirements of corporate security procedures. Develop the skills you need to succeed in this rapidly expanding, dynamic field. [+]

Overview

Corporations have been put on alert to heighten their infrastructure and data security due to threats from hackers and cyber-terrorists. Government agencies and customers have dramatically increased their requirements of corporate security procedures. Develop the skills you need to succeed in this rapidly expanding, dynamic field.

The curriculum focuses on developing a comprehensive understanding of the principles for designing, engineering, and managing secure information systems environments. Core topic areas include access control, application development security, business continuity and disaster recovery planning, cryptography, information security governance and risk management, legal, regulations, investigations and compliance, operations security, physical (environmental) security, security architecture and design, and telecommunications and network security. This program will help prepare you to sit for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) exam administered by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc., (ISC)2®.... [-]


Online Certificate in Environmental Management

Online Full time 9 - 15  Open Enrolment USA USA Online

Compliance with regulatory requirements, remediation and planning for sustainability greatly influences corporate operational issues and business decisions. UC Irvine Certificate Program in Environmental Management prepares professionals at every career level to meet the challenges of the expanding regulatory framework and the increasing need for sustainable and green initiatives in the rapidly changing environmental profession. [+]

Overview

Compliance with regulatory requirements, remediation and planning for sustainability greatly influences corporate operational issues and business decisions. UC Irvine Certificate Program in Environmental Management prepares professionals at every career level to meet the challenges of the expanding regulatory framework and the increasing need for sustainable and green initiatives in the rapidly changing environmental profession.

Who Should Enroll

Individuals transitioning into the environmental field; specialists and mid-level experienced professionals who want to enhance and update their skills and knowledge to be better prepared for additional technical and management responsibilities.... [-]


Online Certificate in Esports Management

Online Part time Open Enrolment USA USA Online

Want to turn your passion for gaming into a viable career? According to a report by PwC the global video game industry is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.8% from $71.3 billion in 2015 to $90.1 billion in 2020. [+]

Overview

Want to turn your passion for gaming into a viable career? According to a report by PwC the global video game industry is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.8% from $71.3 billion in 2015 to $90.1 billion in 2020.

Traditional athletic apparel companies such as Nike, Adidas, and Under Armour are expected to compete for team jersey rights in the coming years and major telecom companies are acquiring gamer centric programming providers. Also, innovations in video streaming capabilities have arrived just in time for gaming platforms and titles to capitalize on the value of their media rights. As business opportunities flourish, the industry will create demand for professionals with the right mix of training, passion, and knowledge.... [-]


Online Certificate in Facilities Management

Online Full time Part time 12 - 18  Open Enrolment USA USA Online + 1 more

Facility management is the practice of coordinating the physical work environment with the people and work of an organization. This discipline integrates the principles of business administration, architecture, and the behavioral and engineering sciences. [+]

Overview

Facility management is the practice of coordinating the physical work environment with the people and work of an organization. This discipline integrates the principles of business administration, architecture, and the behavioral and engineering sciences.

This certificate program furthers the understanding of this diverse field with an innovative series of courses focusing on design and management of facilities, from concept to installation, to long-term efficient use.

Who Should Enroll Individuals who desire to enter the facilities management profession Professionals who are involved in the design or management of facilities, building operations, maintenance operations, construction, or occupational safety Facilities professionals who wish to increase their knowledge in specific areas in preparation for the IFMA Certified Facility Manager (CFM) examination Career Insight ... [-]

Online Certificate in Internet of Things: Applications and Opportunities

Online Full time Open Enrolment USA USA Online

Explore the tools, technologies, platforms, and languages used to create exciting new connected devices. [+]

Overview

Computer size is dropping and the number of sensors is dramatically increasing; the digital world is indeed becoming more aware of and more connected to the physical world while the job market for technical professionals who can leverage these connections to drive business value is also growing exponentially.

By 2020, it is predicted that there will be over 50 billion devices connected to the internet. Over 100 times as many as existed just 10 years ago – that’s nearly 7 devices for every person on the planet. These devices will span industrial, commercial and consumer markets and, via Ambient Computing will be able to intelligently communicate with each other and intelligently respond to human interaction and business needs in a remarkable variety of ways. The Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data and the Cloud create a new very fertile ecosystem that has and will make our lives more effective and enjoyable and provide vast new opportunities for business to improve their operational efficiencies and provide opportunities for growth.... [-]


Online Certificate in Lean Healthcare

Online Full time Part time 6 - 12  Open Enrolment USA USA Online + 1 more

Lean thinking has been increasingly embraced in healthcare environments because of its emphasis on improving access and the patient experience by decreasing costs, reducing errors and boosting employee service and productivity. [+]

Overview

Lean thinking has been increasingly embraced in healthcare environments because of its emphasis on improving access and the patient experience by decreasing costs, reducing errors and boosting employee service and productivity. The Lean Healthcare Specialization will prepare you to influence change by identifying and removing non-value added activities — the waste in time, money, supplies and goodwill — in any healthcare organization that otherwise hide in plain view.

This short online program is designed for professionals at all levels of a healthcare organization who wish to advance their careers as well as those looking to enhance their current credentials by expanding into the healthcare industry.... [-]


Online Certificate in Modern Leader

Online Part time Open Enrolment USA USA Online

Over 80% of those who try to transition to their first leadership role fail to make the shift successfully (source: Korn Ferry International). As a first-time leader in this program, students will develop critical skills including keeping employees engaged and performing their best, navigating challenging conversations with direct reports, as well as successfully presenting and communicating information to senior leadership. Students will also learn a great deal about themselves as they create a personal leadership style and build confidence through practicing various techniques by role-playing in a safe and engaging learning environment. [+]

Overview

Over 80% of those who try to transition to their first leadership role fail to make the shift successfully (source: Korn Ferry International).

As a first-time leader in this program, students will develop critical skills including keeping employees engaged and performing their best, navigating challenging conversations with direct reports, as well as successfully presenting and communicating information to senior leadership. Students will also learn a great deal about themselves as they create a personal leadership style and build confidence through practicing various techniques by role-playing in a safe and engaging learning environment.

Who Should Attend

If you are committed to succeeding in an ever more demanding workforce, you must demonstrate leadership training and experience. This leadership program is designed specifically for the needs of emerging supervisors and managers who want to take ownership of their careers and move to the next level.... [-]


Online Certificate in Social Media

Online Full time 6 - 12  Open Enrolment USA USA Online

According to the 2015 Social Media Marketing Industry Report by Social Media Examiner1, 96% of marketers surveyed indicate that social media is a critical tool for business growth—and they are interested in the most effective tactics for best engaging with audiences. [+]

Overview

According to the 2015 Social Media Marketing Industry Report by Social Media Examiner1, 96% of marketers surveyed indicate that social media is a critical tool for business growth—and they are interested in the most effective tactics for best engaging with audiences.

LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube remain the dominant platforms, with companies and individuals embracing the social approach.

Our program addresses many of the benefits and challenges of social media usage, while providing a roadmap that addresses these fundamental questions:

How do you integrate social media into your overall marketing plan? What are the best social media strategies and tactics to employ? How much should you invest in social media? What are the best tools to measure and track social media tactics? ... [-]

Online Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development

Online Full time Part time 3 - 12  Open Enrolment USA USA Online + 1 more

This program's direct assessment format allows you to learn new skills or demonstrate existing skills in leadership to earn your certificate. You determine the level of interaction you would like with an online mentor, and how fast you would like to complete the courses. [+]

Overview

New On-demand Delivery FormatLeaders are those that transcend their job title and seize opportunities for success. The Strategic Leadership Development Certificate Program is focused on leadership skills essential to being an effective executive, manager, supervisor, or team member. This program begins by exploring the principles of leadership, and how they are different from management skills, and continues by addressing the essential skills of creating a strategic vision, influencing others, leading others, and delivering results.

In today's demanding workplace, professionals are constantly challenged to find new and innovative ways to involve and motivate employees and effect positive change that improves the company's bottom line. Successful business professionals must be well rounded and have excellent strategic leadership skills.... [-]


Online Certificate in Supply Chain Management

Online Full time Part time 6 - 12  Open Enrolment USA USA Online + 1 more

Supply chain management is not just a process for reducing costs and achieving greater operational efficiencies within an organization. Although these are important considerations, modern supply chain management involves the strategic alignment of end-to-end business processes to achieve market and economic value, as well as competitive advantage. Effective supply chain management is achieved by an organization proactively adopting initiatives to move suppliers and customers into collaborative relationships for mutual gain. Business professionals who want to make a significant impact on the efficiency, effectiveness or profitability of their organizations should consider learning more about supply chain management and its value for companies operating in a competitive global marketplace. [+]

Overview

Supply chain management is not just a process for reducing costs and achieving greater operational efficiencies within an organization. Although these are important considerations, modern supply chain management involves the strategic alignment of end-to-end business processes to achieve market and economic value, as well as competitive advantage. Effective supply chain management is achieved by an organization proactively adopting initiatives to move suppliers and customers into collaborative relationships for mutual gain. Business professionals who want to make a significant impact on the efficiency, effectiveness or profitability of their organizations should consider learning more about supply chain management and its value for companies operating in a competitive global marketplace.... [-]


Online Certificate in Web Design

Online Full time Part time 9 - 24  Open Enrolment USA USA Online + 1 more

Gain the tools, techniques, and skills to launch your career in web design. Learn the latest technologies and platforms to create interactive and responsive websites and apps from our expert instructors. The program first lays the foundation for web design basics from typography to color theory, interaction design and wireframing and then dives deep into ‘hands-on’ front-end coding programs. After completing the program, you will walk away with a project that you can add to your portfolio that shows your passion for design and technical talent. [+]

Overview

Gain the tools, techniques, and skills to launch your career in web design. Learn the latest technologies and platforms to create interactive and responsive websites and apps. The program first lays the foundation for web design basics from typography to color theory, interaction design and wireframing and then dives deep into ‘hands on’ front end coding programs. After completing the program, you will walk away with a project that you can add to your portfolio that shows your passion for design and technical talent.

Who Should Enroll Individuals interested in entering into the web design field Individuals interested in building and maintaining their own websites Graphic designers, multimedia designers and marketing professionals who want to increase their expertise in the area of web design Those already working in the field who want to keep up with this rapidly changing industry Career Insight ... [-]

Online Specialized Studies Award in Machine and Deep Learning

Online Full time Part time 9 - 15  Open Enrolment USA USA Online + 1 more

Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing define the current state of the art of Artificial Intelligence. These technologies, which are a form of data mining and data analysis, continuously learn from the provided information. [+]

Overview

Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing define the current state of the art of Artificial Intelligence. These technologies, which are a form of data mining and data analysis, continuously learn from the provided information. They recognize hidden patterns that often provide dramatic competitive advantages at relatively low costs to the organization. These technologies are creating significant improvements in way we work, interact, and live producing efficiencies never imagined before. These methods are being applied in a diverse range of industries including: sales, marketing, advertising, health care, criminal justice, finance customer support and cool new industries like self-driving cars and highly efficient automated homes. Organizations today use these methods not only to improve their core business operations but also for developing new business models.... [-]


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