Management Skills Assessment Program



Core Competencies


Core Competencies

The following skill dimensions are assessed through a variety of simulated management scenarios, including case studies and small group activities, and a 360 degree feedback instrument.  These competencies align with the UC Core Competencies.

Communication                                     

  •          Active Listening                                
  •          Providing Feedback                         
  •          Oral Communication                        
  •          Oral Presentation                             
  •          Written Communication

Critical Thinking                                    

  •          Decision making                   
  •          Delegation
  •          Planning & scheduling
  •          Organizing
  •          Strategic problem-solving
  •          Judgment (including political acumen)
  •          Administrative controls
  •          Initiative

Diversity Awareness

  •          Awareness

Emotional Intelligence

  •          Self development
  •          Adaptability/stress tolerance
  •          Self-control
  •          Trustworthiness
  •          Achievement orientation
  •          Building strategic relationships
  •          Conflict management
  •          Leadership/influence
  •          Interpersonal sensitivity/empathy
  •          Team/interpersonal support
  •          Collaboration

More Information

Program Coordinator

Management Skills Assessment Program Coordinators
Linda Veliz
Tel: (858) 534-2474
E-mail: lveliz@ucsd.edu
UC San Diego Human Resources
9500 Gilman Dr. #0922 La Jolla, CA 92093

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