The Office of Executive Education has a history of effectively designing and implementing customized leadership programs. We work directly with our clients to develop a close and collaborative relationship in order to effectively understand their specific needs and requirements. We then design an appropriate leadership program that is comprehensive and integrated to meet the client’s needs.
We use state of the art theories and approaches in leadership and executive education to deliver quality programs that provide a balance of academic knowledge and practical tools that participants can immediately apply to their organization to address challenges and lead more effectively. These programs will often include leadership assessments and skill modules specifically tailored to the organization’s leadership requirements.
Contact Lynette Albovias in the Office of Executive Education to learn more.
Custom International Programs
Our customized, international program development process allows us to partner with your organization to create an effective, specialized program to meet your specific needs. We work with world-class faculty from The Paul Merage School of Business as well as top instructors and executives from across the United States.
Participants learn the latest relevant research and advanced concepts in ways that are memorable, practical, and fun. The Paul Merage School of Business uses Educational Container website software to minimize the amount of time spent in a classroom, while maximizing the experience and its effectiveness.
Options to ensure a well-rounded experience:
- Customizable cultural adventures
- Site visits at southern California companies and business partners
- Exursions to athletic, entertainment, or shopping destinations
Custom International Programs
Examples of recent custom international programs:
A world-renowned research university in Beijing partnered with UC Irvine to develop a two-day study program focusing on international business and real estate. The time in class included lectures from “executive practitioners” who lead China-U.S. international business ventures, and was balanced with site visits and evening cultural/shopping excursions.
UC Irvine faculty and staff worked with the information and media management department at a leading Korean university to develop a customized nine-day study tour program focused on big data and global business culture and negotiations. The study tour included site visits to California-based global corporations, local cultural excursions, and a trip to northern California to meet with Silicon Valley information technology executives.
Each December through June, UC Irvine hosts 15-35 Korean finance MBA students. The two-quarter program is customized to meet their home university’s curriculum requirements. It includes three classes designed exclusively
for the students, as well as two electives, in which visitors are matched with other UC Irvine students. Most students
bring their families, which allows them and their spouse/children to perfect their English skills while immersed in a
foreign culture. At the end of the program, UC Irvine issues transferrable credit that is applied toward the students’ MBA
Open Enrollment Programs
International open-enrollment programs for managers and executives feature cutting-edge content and world-renowned faculty. Participants study the latest thinking and research in a way that encourages immediate application to current and future business challenges in the increasingly dynamic global business environment.
Please contact us for information regarding our current international open-enrollment programs, including:
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Contact us for more information about the Merage School's international programs:
International Business Development
Office of Executive Education
The Paul Merage School of Business
Irvine, CA 92697 USA
Phone: +001 949.824.4948
Fax: +001 949.824.3446