Coronavirus Update

For the safety of our community, UWPCE programs will be taught remotely for the 2020-21 academic year.

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Meet the Instructor

Yves Theriault

Yves Theriault has a diversified background that includes multi-disciplinary expertise in the fields of life sciences, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, as well as business and project management and systems engineering. Over the last three decades, he has performed in several types of industries including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, engineering, food and nutritional supplements (nutraceuticals), sales and marketing.

Theriault is president of The California Institute for Performance Management. The nonprofit offers educational services to professionals seeking self-development and to companies looking to train their work force in order to optimize organizational performance. The institute focuses on performance management, values among other related disciplines, systems thinking and systems engineering, leadership, portfolio and project management methodologies and learning organization models.

In 2019, Theriault was retained by the San Diego Nanotechnology Infrastructure at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) for the development of nanotechnology educational programs and outreach.

Yves is a certified Project Management Professional and an active member of the Project Management Institute and the International Council on System Engineering. He has been an instructor at UCSD since 2007 and teaches in the university’s project management certificate programs. He holds a doctorate in chemistry from the University of Montreal, a Certificate in Project Management from UCSD, a certificate in Systems Engineering from UCSD and a PMP certificate from PMI.

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