Business Officer Institute (BOI)

The Business Officer Institute (BOI) is a three-day residential program offered by University of California, Office of the President. The Institute addresses issues of specific concern to campus business officers covering a broad range of topics such as budget and finance, audit and internal controls, research administration, human resources, and information technology. 

UCOP defines a Business Officer as any individual "having broad responsibility for the administrative functions of academic or administrative departments in budget and finance, human resources, payroll, internal controls and sponsored projects."

Business Officers attending the Institute gain:

  • Increased understanding of UC strategic issues and directions
  • Opportunities to dialogue with university senior management
  • Knowledge that will help with day-to-day responsibilities
  • Enhanced problem-solving skills that relate to the unique Business Officer environment
  • Opportunities to meet and share practices with Business Officers throughout UC

The Institute is offered once a year in the fall and will alternate between Southern and Northern California locations. Each session accommodates approximately 200 participants, with 20 to 25 from each campus or medical center. 

CHR Training and Development coordinates the nomination process for the UCLA campus. When UCOP sends out a call for nominations, an announcement is forwarded to personnel directors requesting nominations via e-mail. UCOP gives priority to academic business officers and accommodates administrative and auxiliary business officers when space permits. 

For more information about Institute content, future schedule, or the application process, visit the UCOP Business Officer Institute website in Related Information.

Campus Human Resources, Training and Development
Phone: (310) 794-0850 | Fax: (310) 794-0855