Open Enrollment Programs - Overview

Programs Offered to the General Public

Executive Education at The Paul Merage School of Business offers programs for managers and executives that feature cutting-edge content and world renowned faculty. Participants are presented with the latest thinking and most up-to-date research in a way that allows for immediate application to current business challenges in an increasingly dynamic business and global environment.

Program designs are based on the most current research and the insights of practitioners and key Merage School faculty who are experts in their fields of management and who also have extensive business experience. It is the underlying foundation of these programs that effective management and leadership has a profound impact on both organization and individual performance.

Program Objectives:

  • To provide professionals with an opportunity to enhance their leadership and management competencies so that they can better serve their organizations and their careers
  • To provide opportunities for professional networking among managers and executives across industries to share best practices and key lessons from experience
  • To provide an opportunity for participants to develop increased personal insights into their leadership styles and skills

Programs are offered regularly throughout the year and take place at the Merage School on the UC Irvine Campus.


Current Programs


  • Level 1 and Level 2 preparation courses for the CFA® (Chartered Financial Analyst) Exam - Learn more

  • Certificate in Management for Technical Professionals (CMTP) Program - Learn more

  • Certificate in Leadership for Healthcare Transformation (CLHT) Program - Learn more



Below is a sample list of representative companies for past Open Enrollment Program attendees:


  • Alcon Laboratories
  • Allergan
  • Beckman Coulter
  • Boeing
  • Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Broadcom
  • The Capital Group Companies
  • CHOC (Children's Hospital Orange County)
  • Cisco Systems
  • Conexant
  • Covidien
  • Edwards LifeSciences
  • Emulex
  • HireRight
  • Hoag Hospital
  • IEHP (Inland Empire Health Plan)
  • Ingram Micro
  • Kareo
  • Kronos
  • Marriott International
  • Mazda North American Operations
  • Medical Specialties Managers, Inc.
  • Microvention
  • MFlex Inc.
  • Molina Healthcare, Inc.
  • Monarch HealthCare
  • Oracle
  • Palace Entertainment
  • Panasonic Avionics
  • Parker Hannifin
  • Precept
  • SCAN Health Plan
  • Southern California Edison
  • St. Joseph's Health Systems
  • St. Jude Hosptial
  • Targus
  • The Capital Group Companies
  • Toshiba America Information Systems
  • Volcom, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo
  • Western Digital


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May 28, 2015 Thursday Master of Professional Accountancy Information Session MPAc Public
June 1, 2015 Monday Master of Professional Accountancy application deadline. MPAc Public
June 18, 2015 Thursday Protecting Oneself in the Digital Age: How to Protect your Social and Financial Identity Center for Investment & Wealth Management Public
January 22, 2016 Friday The Irvine Chamber Business Outlook Breakfast Center for Investment & Wealth Management Public