D. Locke Epsten, director of corporate education for the UC San Diego Extension program, said corporations today are concerned with how to attract and retain the best employees. Epsten believes one of the best ways to do that is through professional development.

D. Locke Epsten, director of corporate education for the UC San Diego Extension program, said corporations today are concerned with how to attract and retain the best employees. Epsten believes one of the best ways to do that is through professional development. Photo by Stephen Whalen.

Local businesses increasingly are partnering with universities that offer customized classes as they look for ways to provide training for workers that keeps them up to date...

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