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AsianUpward by Elevate

Proudly presented by UC Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business in partnership with Spectrum Knowledge and Dr Vu Pham, the Elevate Certificate Series provides professionals with the necessary leadership, influence and strategic-thinking skills to advance in today’s global, diverse work environment. Courses offered within this series emphasize these three core areas that prove necessary for successful talent development and organizational development, yet place them within a global context.

In order to receive a certificate, you are required to register for each individual course and complete both courses.

If you experience any errors or issues registering, submitting payment or have any questions regarding paying with your company's tuition reimbursement program, please contact Amanda Pham.

 

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People Systems Certificate

The People Systems Certificate integrates Asian Pacific Americans’ (APAs) strengths and possibilities to address our challenges. Beyond standard solutions for APA needs, this series emphasizes signature strategies—designed from the ground up—that leverage APA strengths. The tailored tools and tactics unlock opportunities that mutually benefit APA professionals and the organizations that support us.

 

Early Bird Registration Date: July 13, 2021

Early Bird Incentive: Private bonus AsianUpward session. Date: TBD.

Location: Live, Virtual (video conferencing details to come later)

 

Course 1

Sphere of Influence:

Cost: $2,000 per course

Instructor. Vu H. Pham, Ph.D.

August 20 & 21

  • Friday, 3:00 pm—6:30 pm PDT
  • Saturday, 8:00 am—4:00 pm PDT

Course 2 

Leverage:

Cost: $2,000 per course

Instructor. Vu H. Pham, Ph.D.

September 17-18

  • Friday, 3:00 pm—6:30 pm PDT
  • Saturday, 8:00 am—4:00 pm PDT

 


The Leverage Effect: Strategic Intelligence & Science of Wisdom Certificate

This unique certificate elevates your leadership decision-making and grand, visionary perspectives as it integrates strategic thinking with a science-based approach toward building wisdom. Learn to leverage the systematic, analytical focus of Strategic Intelligence (SQ) and weave it with wisdom, which encompasses elements such as global-scale worldviews, openness to divergent ideas, emotional intelligence and harnessing reflective experiences. You will learn frameworks to intersect SQ and wisdom in practical, visual and methodical ways that you can immediately implement.

 

Early Bird Registation Date: September 7, 2021

Early Bird Incentive: Receive an invitation to 1 or 2 subsequent learning sessions. Date: TBD.

Location: Live, Virtual (video conferencing details to come later)

 

Course 1

Strategic Intelligence (SQ):

Cost: $2,000 per course

Instructor. Vu H. Pham, Ph.D.

October 15 - 16, 2021

  • Friday, 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm PDT
  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT

Course 2

The Science of Wisdom: Foresight, Hindsight, Insight, Outsight and Oversight:

Cost: $2,000 per course

Instructor: Stephanie Piimauna

November 5 - 6, 2021

  • Friday, 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm PDT
  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT


The Cross-Cultural Performance Coaching Certificate

The Cross-Cultural Performance Coaching Certificate emphasizes internal, peer-based coaching within an organization—all with cross-cultural learning and emotional intelligence, as well as strategic alignment and nuanced understanding of your own company. Envision a workplace with daily access to an entire team with coaching acumen geared toward the openness of possibilities in leveraging diverse views, yet with the focus on your enterprise strategy. This certificate provides a toolkit as a Launchpad toward a developing journey where multiple team members can reinforce these practices, and ultimately, cross-cultural coaching behaviors.

Early Bird Registration Date: July 1, 2021

Early Bird Incentive: Private bonus AsianUpward session. Date: TBD.

Location: Live, Virtual (video conferencing details to come later)

 

Course 1

Your Performance Coaching Pathways: Internal Networks and Peer Access—Every Day

Cost: $2,400 per course including 2 individual coaching sessions

Instructor: Vu Pham, Ph.D.

August 6 – 7, 2021

  • Friday, 5:00 pm – 8:50 pm PDT
  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm PDT

Course 2

Performance Coaching Multiplied: Cross-Cultural and Emotional

Cost: $2,400 per course including 2 individual coaching sessions

Instructor: Vu Pham, Ph.D.

August 13 – 14, 2021

  • Friday, 5:00 pm – 8:50 pm PDT
  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm PDT

FAQ

There are two ways to register: Pay with credit card or Register now, pay later with company tuition reimbursement. Please note, payment must be made in full one week prior to the start date.

If you are employed by Boeing, please enter discount code BOEING.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation to the email address you provided - if you have paid, this confirmation also acts as your receipt. Additional details and information will be emailed to you approximately one week prior to the start of class. A transcript will be emailed to you within 5 business days after the end of each class.

If you experience any errors or issues registering, submitting payment or have any questions regarding paying with your company's tuition reimbursement program, please contact Amanda Pham.