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.

View fall 2015 Business courses (interactive PDF) or find all courses in the following areas:

Meet Your Business Honored Instructor

Timothy Donahue-Bombosch, Ph.D., both teaches project management courses and advises the department on overall curriculum. He was on the advisory board of the Certificate Program in Project Management and assisted with updating its content and maintaining the consistency and excellence of both its online and classroom courses. His online students appreciate his community-building efforts, which continue beyond the course and into networking help and job-search mentoring. Donahue-Bombosch is an active member of and volunteer for the Project Management Institute.

What He's Teaching This Term

Read about all of our Honored Instructors.

Growth Opportunities for Entrepreneurs


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New data released by Dow Jones VentureSource shows a steady climb in the number of venture-backed IPOs. In 2014 alone, there were 105 venture-backed IPOs, a 42% increase, compared to the previous year. In addition, 2014 saw $30 billion in venture capital fundraising for 254 funds, a 69% increase compared to 2013. The market is strong to get your enterprise off the ground. Learn how you can get your share of the dollars with the Certificate Program in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management.

 

Paralegals Are In Demand


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Employment of paralegals and legal assistants is projected to grow 17 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. This occupation attracts many applicants, and competition for jobs will be strong. Are you prepared? Learn how you can enter this growing field with the Certificate Program in Paralegal Studies.

 

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, Financial Planning and Analysis, Business Administration and Personal Financial Planning