UCR Extension Short Courses

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Program Description

Short Courses

Gain new skills and enhance your resume without the financial or time commitment of a full certificate or degree program. Short Courses offer a cost-effective, flexible path to the career you want, with stackable credits that can lead to a full professional certificate. Our programs are backed by the University of California, and deliver the highest level of educational quality.

Human Resources: Hiring and Managing Talent in the 21st Century

This course explains the role of human resources professionals in 21st-century organizations and is designed to introduce students to the importance of hiring and retaining the best people. As organizations plan to succeed in business, other areas of importance include: effectively managing, developing, supporting, and working with employees to achieve personal and organizational goals. A focus on an organization’s mission, vision, goals, leadership, diversity, and culture will also be explored. Students will become familiar with basic concepts and methods to hire people who will positively impact customer service and profitability.

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Psychology: Understanding Your Emotions and Improving Your Social Skills

This course will help you to learn to communicate effectively in order to de-escalate conflict situations, seek to understand others, and express your needs. In this class, you will learn to identify emotions and map these emotions to needs. This class will lead you on a journey to understanding the hurts, fears, and desires that contribute to your self-perspective, and will help you to overcome self-defeating thoughts and behaviors.

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Coming Soon!

  • Nutrition and Healthy Living
  • Project Management: Foundations for Success
  • Basics of Applied Data Science
  • Applied Data Science: Machine Learning
  • Gifted and Talented Education Structures and Supports
  • 90 Days to Personal and Professional Success
  • Introduction to the Dynamic Power of the Brain

Last updated Oct 2020

About the School

The International Education Programs (IEP) at the University of California, Riverside (UCR), has been providing English as a Second Language (ESL), academic, and professional programs since 1975. Our ... Read More

The International Education Programs (IEP) at the University of California, Riverside (UCR), has been providing English as a Second Language (ESL), academic, and professional programs since 1975. Our curriculum is continually evaluated and updated to ensure the best U.S. learning experience. Every year, students graduate from our programs and continue into exciting international careers, and/or pursue further academic study. Read less