Training and Development


UC Davis Health Training and Development offers a variety of classes to improve and enhance your effectiveness at work as well as classes that support your career and personal development.  UC Davis Health has made a strong commitment to and investment in continuous learning by offering these classes at no cost to UC Davis Health employees. In addition the instructor-led courses listed below, UC Davis Health employees are also eligible to enroll in courses offered at the Davis campus as well as online courses through the UC Learning Center.

How To Enroll

Class Series Certificates

In addition to individual course offerings, you may opt to enroll in a Class Series Certificate. A Class Series Certificate includes multiple courses that develop and strengthen competencies in a particular subject matter area. A Class Series Certificate will include core required courses as well as elective options. Upon completing the Certificate Series requirements, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.

Communication Class Series Certificate - Minimum of 7 Courses


Required Courses

Complete any Four of the Following

  • SBAR (Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation)Communication?

Customer Service Class Series Certificate - Minimum of 5 courses

Required Courses






Developing as a Supervisor

Intended for all supervisors, and required for all those new to a supervisory or managerial role as of July 2014.  The Developing as a Supervisor at UC Davis Health  Certificate Program integrates the essential aspects of leadership at UC Davis Health.  New supervisors and managers will have 18-months to complete this certificate series:

Required Courses

Preparing for Supervision Certificate Program

Interested in becoming a supervisor at UC Davis Health? An important first step is to complete the Preparing for Supervision Certificate Program.  In addition, you will utilize an individual development plan (IDP) as you work on your transition from an individual contributor role to one of supervisor.


Required Courses


Session 1: Introduction to Supervision


Session 2: Next Steps to Supervision










U-Learn Logo


U-Learn is a catalog of on-line learning, available to all UC Davis staff. Use the links on this page to explore topics and read course descriptions. Once you have found a course that you wish to take, log into the UC Learning Center ( using your Kerberos account, then search for the course by title using UC Learning Center's Search feature.

Click the link below for the following topics.

Topic Areas:

  • Administrative Support
  • Communication
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Management
  • Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Desktop Computer Skills
  • Information Technology (Programming and System Administration)
  • Environmental Health & Safety and Emergency Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Team Building

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