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June 2017

Becoming a Social Innovator (12 Weeks; Online)

June 26September 8

Course: MGMT 861.24 Section: 354835 Fee: $475 Instructor: Jeff Sorensen, Co-Founder of optiMize, Director for Social Innovation at University of Michigan LSA How do you turn an idea into impact? This course, led by optiMize founder Jeff Sorensen (2017 Forbes 30 Under 30), will help you to identify your passions, clarify your vision, and find opportunities to take immediate action. Each week, we'll add a new tool to your "innovator's toolkit" and you'll be personally introduced to social innovators and…

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July 2017

Developing a Pathway to Senior Leadership (1 Day)

July 14, 9:00 am4:00 pm
UCLA Extension – Downtown (DTLA), 261 S. Figueroa St., Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Course: MGMT 861.26 Section: 354955 Fee: $245 Instructors: Rodney Franks, CEO, rdf Consulting; Susan Rubin, founder and CEO, Strategic NPO, a nonprofit and educational consulting firm What does it take to set a career path to the C-Suite? Charting a career path is not about longevity or luck – it takes work to plan a career. This seminar will review what it takes to move up within your for-profit, nonprofit or educational organization, including: defining senior leadership; management versus subject matter expertise;…

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Transformative Strategic Thinking (4 Days)

July 17July 20
UCLA Main Campus, Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States + Google Map

Monday - Thursday,  9am-4pm Course: MGMT 861.23 Section: 353895 Program Fee: $500 Program Fee with Hotel Accommodation: $1,000 Instructor: David French, MBA, president, David French & Associates, LLC, a business strategy consultancy Spur innovation by learning new techniques for developing, implementing, and evaluating business strategies. Participants will be exposed to a wide range of management, leadership, operating and communications strategies and will problem solve and apply learning through practical, real world applications in a global environment. This workshop supplies the understanding required…

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August 2017

Strategies to Grow Your Nonprofit (1 Day)

August 5, 9:00 am4:00 pm
UCLA Extension – Woodland Hills, 21650 Oxnard St #200
Woodland Hills, CA 91367 United States
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Course: MGMT 861.29 Section: 354959 Fee: $245 Instructors: Rodney Franks, CEO, rdf Consulting; Susan Rubin, founder and CEO, Strategic NPO, a nonprofit and educational consulting firm Understanding the successful nonprofit business model creates a thriving culture within which we can identify and apply solutions. In this interactive workshop, we will layout overarching themes including: developing your mission; influencing staff and donors to become partners; organizational infrastructure; strategic planning; culture of philanthropy; and board development. Attendees are invited to bring specific…

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Successfully Transitioning Your Business to the Next Generation (2 day)

August 10August 11
UCLA Extension – Downtown (DTLA), 261 S. Figueroa St., Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Thursday & Friday, 9am-4pm Course: MGMT 861.25 / Section: 354952 / Fee: $445 Instructor: Deborah Meng, MBA, CRCM, CAMS, large banking organizations, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Passing a business down to the next generation is more often than not, unsuccessful. Some statistics show that only one-third of all family businesses are successfully transferred to the next generation. Why do family firms so often fail to make the generational leap? Are there ways to beat the low survival rate? This course…

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Introduction to the Business of Legal Cannabis (1 Day)

August 21, 9:00 am4:00 pm
UCLA Extension – Gayley Center (Westwood), 1145 Gayley Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
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Course: MGMT 861.28 Section: 354957 Fee: $245 Instructor: Jeff Chen, BS, Director, UCLA Cannabinoid Affinity Group With the passage of Prop 64, California is now the largest legal cannabis market in the entire world.  There are unprecedented opportunities for entrepreneurship and employment in this new industry, as well as profound impacts on other industries. This introductory lecture will provide a high-level overview of all aspects of legal cannabis business, including regulation, cultivation, extraction, manufacturing, marketing, retail, services, and funding. Moreover,…

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September 2017

Why It Pays to Care: The Importance of Compassion in the Workplace (1 Day)

September 5, 9:00 am4:00 pm
UCLA Extension – Downtown (DTLA), 261 S. Figueroa St., Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Course: MGMT 861.27 Section: 354956 Fee: $245 Instructor: Melissa Steach, I-O Psychologist, CEAS I, PhD Candidate Not only is it part of our innate state as humans to feel compassion, it also impacts our business bottom lines. This workshop will help to inform and inspire compassion as part of regular business practice within our organizations. The audience will gain three main take-aways about the impact of compassion on business, design, and profitability. Participants will break into three sections, creating exercises…

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Critical Thinking (1 Day)

September 20, 10:00 am4:00 pm
UCLA Extension – Woodland Hills, 21650 Oxnard St #200
Woodland Hills, CA 91367 United States
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Course: MGMT 861.03 Section: 354981 Fee: $245 Instructor: Steven Weber, principal, Brand Building Experts; Associate, the McCann Group; lecturer, UCLA Anderson School of Management This seminar introduces concepts of critical thinking and examines how they can be applied to our social, work and personal lives. Goals of the seminar include raising each person’s awareness of their thinking process; identifying the elements related to those processes; identifying tools and techniques used to analyze information and arguments; providing the understanding, techniques and…

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