Management Development

The Institute for Entrepreneurial Education offers industry-specific, executive development programs designed to develop essential skills and to build effective and profitable organizations. Programs provide participants with up-to-date theory and practice in such areas as strategy, marketing, finance, operations, and management. In addition to a varied curriculum of lectures by distinguished UCLA Anderson faculty, many programs allow participants to receive individualized consultative assistance to confront issues facing today's enterprises.

Directors Training Program
The Directors Education and Certification Program is a two-day, intensive, director-level education event for executives, directors, and officers of pre-public and newly public companies. The responsibilities of directors and officers in newly public companies is discussed in detail. The course is designed to reduce the frequency and severity of shareholder litigation.

Head Start-Johnson & Johnson Management Fellows Program
Head Start directors from around the country convene at UCLA Anderson for the Head Start-Johnson & Johnson Management Fellows Program, a two-week, comprehensive management training program taught by UCLA Anderson faculty in the areas of finance, accounting, strategic planning, organizational development, marketing, and operations.

Johnson & Johnson/UCLA Health Care Executive Program
The Johnson & Johnson/UCLA Health Care Executive Program is a two-week summer management development program for executive directors of community-based health care organizations. Eligibility is limited to organizations funded partially or wholly, directly or indirectly, by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Directors engage in a curriculum that provides the requisite tools, techniques and approaches to confront mounting challenges in community health care.

Management Development for Early Child Care Educators (MDECE)
The Management Development for Early Child Care Educators is a year-long, certificate program modeled after the Head Start-Johnson & Johnson Management Fellows Program, which provides management skills to the directors and senior staff members of child care agencies in the Los Angeles area. A study is underway to evaluate the feasibility of taking the program state-wide.

Management Development for Entrepreneurs Program (MDE)
The Management Development for Entrepreneurs Program is a rigorous 10-day certificate program held over three weekends that enables entrepreneurs and managers to develop essential management skills in order to strengthen their ability to build effective and profitable organizations.

The Institute for the Study of Educational Entrepreneurship (ISEE)
The Institute for the Study of Educational Entrepreneurship is a partnership between the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA and UCLA Anderson School of Management. In collaboration with the Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, ISEE seeks to investigate the application of entrepreneurial practices and attitudes to the implementation of educational reform and leadership. ISEE also pursues the creation, acquisition and dissemination of knowledge on the process of entrepreneurship in education.

UCLA/LACOE Head Start Leadership Institute
In partnership program with the Los Angeles County Office of Education. Five participants from ten Head Start agencies receive instruction in up-to-the-minute theory and practice in areas such as Organization and Strategy, Management, Marketing, Finance and Accounting, Operations, and Systems Thinking. The program includes an opening and closing retreat and eight all-day classroom sessions scheduled over a six-month period.