Gaucho U Certificate Program

Crucial Conversations

This course teaches skills for creating alignment and agreement by fostering open dialogue around high-stakes, emotional, or risky topics - at all levels of your organization. By learning how to speak and be heard (and encouraging others to do the same), you'll surface the best ideas, make the highest-quality decisions, and then act on your decisions with unity and commitment.

Deliver a Great Presentation - GU 2015 - 2016

What good is passion if it can’t be translated into action? Public speaking is as relevant to our current campus environment as it was back when Aristotle wrote about it as the art of using the proper persuasive tools for the right occasion. Following Aristotle’s ancient but powerful guidance, this course will help you to consider the use of your voice, body, facial expressions, and even some technology in order to best share what is important for maximum impact.

Gaucho U Innovation Scrimmage

The Project Innovation Scrimmage provides an opportunity to: Learn methods and practical skills for taking a project idea from concption to contrete proposal using the rapid prototyping process. Apply create problem-solivng skills to design and develop design solutions that positively impact how UCSB operates. Share knowledge and insiqghts with peers to tap the colelctive wisdom of the group, and ensure the "sum" is greater than the parts. Partcipate in a team activity that cultivates effective peer and work relationships.