To break into the business field or advance your career, UC Berkeley Extension offers you the education and practical skills that make the difference in getting ahead. Our finance, economics and accounting courses teach real-world skills and techniques in areas such as asset pricing, corporate finance, macroeconomics and working capital. Learn the latest approaches to project management, leadership, human resource management, marketing, business administration and more with our professional certificates and comprehensive programs. Instructors with senior-level experience at top companies ensure an education you can apply on the job. And evening, weekend and online classes offer the flexibility that fits your busy schedule. Most courses are held in Berkeley, San Francisco, Belmont and online.

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New Fiduciary Studies Courses

Private professional fiduciaries manage the property, finances and care of individuals incapable of performing those activities for themselves. Available courses:

Best Practices for the Private Professional Fiduciary
Study such subjects as understanding liabilities and remedies for professional fiduciary mistakes, finding the right mentor and internship, developing systems and practices in your office, and working with other professionals as part of a team to benefit your clients. Learn more.

Fiduciary Accounting and Taxation
Examine basic accounting and bookkeeping issues pertaining to court accountings in conservatorships, trusts and estates. Learn more.

Fiduciary as Administrator of Estate (Probate, Trust Administration, Conservatorship)
Learn from fiduciaries, attorneys and court personnel to gain an understanding of the common problems and solutions in estate administration. Learn more.

Fiduciary Financial Planning, Investment Management and Ethics
Gain an understanding of the financial planning and investment management concepts and guidelines to work in a fiduciary capacity with individuals who are unable to manage their own financial affairs. Learn more.

Introduction to Being a Private Professional Fiduciary and Special Needs Trust Administration and Public Benefits
Understand how to review a special needs trust document, distinguish between public benefit programs and the effect that distributions can have on public benefits. Learn more.

Contact the Business Department

extension-business@berkeley.edu | (510) 642-4231

Paul Emery
Paul Emery
Director
Business, Technology and Engineering
Tom Kendrick
Tom Kendrick
Program Director
Agile Management and Project Management
Tom McGuire
Tom McGuire
Program Director
Human Resources, Leadership and Management, Marketing, Business Communication, Entrepreneurship,
Sales Management and Law
Anna Lee
Anna Lee
Program Director
Accounting, Finance, and Personal Financial Planning and Wealth Management