Training & Development


UCSB offers a wide variety of developmental programs to build job skills for the role you have and to foster the career we hope you develop.   Programs extend to all segments of the workforce.   Check out the many opportunities; classes and workshops, career programs, management development, UC institutes, and training certificate programs.

UCSB has long been devoted to identifying the skills, knowledge, and behaviors (core competencies) which have been identified as being important for its employees to demonstrate in the course of their job performance.  The Core Competency Model serves as a foundational tool for the assessment and development of UC staff, managers and leaders.  All employees are encouraged to continually improve in these areas.

  • Communication
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Employee Engagement
  • Innovation and Change Management
  • Job Mastery and Continuous Learning
  • Resource Management
  • Results Orientation and Execution
  • Service Focus
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • For Managers – People Management

For more information about UC Core Competency training, visit HR Training-Performance Management Program.