Elevate Leadership Certificates
These certificates consist of a broader lens on development for many types of leaders. 
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Diversifying talent pipelines and thought processes within organizations

Visualizing complex concepts with simplicity, clarity, and practical elegance

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Elevate’s initiatives include specialized focus areas on specific affinities and communities, as well as diverse and inclusive strategies and tactics. We build programs and tools through collective insights that leverage our signature Communities of Practice Plus (CoP+) across the country. These multiple CoP+ consist of partnerships and collaborations with major organizations across sectors (government, private and non-public), as well as across diverse industries. Here are the affinities and communities that we currently feature:

Elevate is a partnership of the California State University—Fullerton, University of California—Riverside, University of California—San Diego, Spectrum Knowledge, and the University of California Office of the President—MESA. One unified phrase embodies both our mission and vision: 


Elevate helps you define, refine, and align your purpose with your organization’s purpose—and to the overarching purpose of developing leaders and professionals with Intercultural Competence, Strategic Acumen, Interpersonal Influence, and Innovative Approaches.

Research-based Insights: We leverage research to guide the learning content and methods.

How Do We Achieve This? 
Elevate ERG Economy
This focuses on Employee Resource Groups, also known as Business Resource Groups, Affinity Groups and Networks, as well as Employee Networks.
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Stay tuned for more exciting and upcoming initiatives!
These offerings feature Elevate’s signature:

Experiential Learning: Elevate features learning that appeals to multiple senses and dynamically engages participants with experiential learning to make lessons stick.

What is                           ?

​​Spectrum Knowledge is a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a) certified company.                       

We deliver leadership and professional development that intertwine the key areas of:

Driving the purpose of developing people 

Trademarked TrailBlaze Tools™: Elevate’s signature tools leverage fresh, innovative insights into a visual, design-driven format—this aligns with how people learn. The Tools are immediately applicable.

AsianUpward by Elevate
An initiative that focuses on Asian Pacific American leaders and professionals.
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Which Areas of Specialization Do We Focus On?

Co-creating cross-industry, leading-edge insights, processes, tools, and strategies

Spectrum Knowledge is a unique educational organization that provides offerings which emphasize the intersection of the following key elements: 

Collective Intelligence & Wisdom: Elevate leverages the collective intelligence and wisdom from a team of faculty, as well as our communities of practice across the country, to optimize our offerings—and your learning experience!

Our flagship initiative,                          , represents the progressive culmination and evolution of these core elements.