UC Management Development Program

The Management Development Program is an investment in you as a manager.

The Management Development Program (MDP) curriculum is designed to enhance and strengthen UC manager capabilities in four core competencies including, People Management, Employee Engagement, Influence, and Change Leadership. The program is intended for managers who manage other supervisors or leads and/or manage complex programs or projects. UC Office of the President and a consortium of training and performance improvement professionals throughout UC worked with industry leaders in talent management and leadership development to create four modules of content. The curriculum includes topics and discussions relevant to the demands facing UC managers.

There is no cost to attend this program.  

MDP is open to both UC Davis and UC Davis Health managers and is intended specifically for those who manage other supervisors or leads and/or manage complex programs or projects.  Interested individuals who meet the requirements may apply to participate in the program. Thirty participants from across both the Davis and Health campuses will be selected from those who have applied. 


The UC Management Development Program is now accepting applications. To apply please click here: MDP 2019 Application Portal

All applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm, September 6, 2019