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UCR offers advanced management program in Coachella Valley

UCR offers advanced management program in Coachella Valley

(March 29, 2001)

The University of California, Riverside will start a nine-week advanced management program for Coachella Valley professionals on April 24. The 10-session course has been available in Riverside for 13 years.

The Coachella Valley Advanced Management Program is offered through the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCR, and covers topics ranging from legal aspects of management to breaking down barriers of communication between men and women. Graduates will receive a UC Advanced Management Program Certificate.

The course will begin with daylong sessions April 24 and 25. Weekly classes will follow on successive Tuesdays from 3-6 p.m., May 1 through June 19. All sessions will be held at the Hyatt Regency Suites in Palm Springs.

The course will tackle three major topics: dealing with people, working effectively within and with outside organizations, and understanding today's business environment. Participants are typically at the middle to senior level of management and have three or more years of supervisory experience.

A faculty of eight bring wide-ranging management experience in the realms of business, academic research, government and the military to the sessions. The certificate program cost is $2,400 per person and covers tuition, materials, refreshments, welcome reception and graduation dinner. Full payment is required upon written notification of acceptance. The application deadline is April 12.

Application information is available on the graduate school of management's web site, or by calling Monica Vollucci at the school's office of external education (909) 787-4592.

The University of California, Riverside ( is a doctoral research university, a living laboratory for groundbreaking exploration of issues critical to Inland Southern California, the state and communities around the world. Reflecting California's diverse culture, UCR's enrollment has exceeded 21,000 students. The campus opened a medical school in 2013 and has reached the heart of the Coachella Valley by way of the UCR Palm Desert Center. The campus has an annual statewide economic impact of more than $1 billion.

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