Professional Development Tailored to the Demands of Silicon Valley Industries

Looking to update your skill set or shift to a new career track? You’ve come to the right place. UCSC Extension’s Business and Management curriculum provides targeted, practical approaches to project management, human resources, finance, technical writing and marketing. The courses build universal skills in business communications, leadership development, management and organization. Whether you’re interested in developing critical skills, going for that next promotion, or laying the groundwork for a graduate degree or professional certification, Extension’s courses can help you reach your career goals.

Each year more than 5000 working professionals enroll in courses at UCSC Extension. The school's modern facility is right next door to some of the nation's top companies, including Yahoo, Intel, Cisco, and Nvidia. This proximity has helped to make Extension's advanced professional education highly accessible and closely attuned to the needs of industry. It's one of the reasons Extension is the region's leading graduate business educator.

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