Reveal the Berkeley Innovator Within

A suite of high touch, certificated and technologist-oriented programs

The Campanile is seen through fall foliage from Hearst Mining Circle in Berkeley, Calif. on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. (Photo by Adam Lau/Berkeley Engineering)

Unlock Your Leadership and Innovation Potential

Our professional programs help techno-centric managers and aspiring leaders understand the latest trends in technology innovation; maximize their leadership potential and bring their companies and their careers to the next level. Join us for our series of programs offered in Silicon Valley, online or at UC Berkeley. With our acclaimed Berkeley Method of instruction, we can help you grow your skills and mindset and reach your goals.

All Programs

Engineering Leadership Professional Program (ELPP) – Silicon Valley

Broaden your leadership horizon in under 6 months

January 17 – June 5, 2024

Engineering Leadership Professional Program (ELPP) – Global Online

Broaden your leadership horizon in under 5 months

August 23 – December 13, 2023

Emerging Tech Management (ETM) Week – Silicon Valley

Your innovation flywheel

November 5 – November 11, 2023

The Berkeley Method™ Difference

Developed at the UC Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (SCET), the method uses a journey based approach, with inductive learning to teach innovation frameworks, promote a growth mindset and expand your ecosystem.

Screenshot 2023-03-15 at 10.33.13 PM

Acclaimed Methodology

The Sutardja Center is recognized for developing the Berkeley Method. The pedagogical  approach guides all entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership education.


Access to the Bay Area and Silicon Valley

The UC Berkeley is located adjacent to Silicon Valley. The Berkeley campus is synonomous with research, innovation and free speech. Come experience the "pay-it-forward" advantage.

“Unblocked” author Alison McCauley in conversation with Ripple Labs cofounder Chris Larsen
“Unblocked” author Alison McCauley in conversation with Ripple Labs cofounder Chris Larsen

Distinguished Industry Pioneers

Instructors are Silicon Valley pioneers and industry icons. Their insights enable participants to anticipate corporate needs with new business frameworks supported by a broader ecosystem.

Prof. Pieter Abbiel,  founder,
Prof. Pieter Abbiel,  founder,

Award Winning Faculty

We are the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation for the betterment of society - from open source analytics tools to CRISPR to nuclear fusion.

The Berkeley Advantage

The University of California at Berkeley (est. 1868), the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation is located in the San Francisco Bay Area and neighbors the Silicon Valley epicenter. The university is home to over 35,000 students and is consistently ranked as one of the top universities worldwide. According to a National Research Council analysis, UC Berkeley has the largest number of highly ranked graduate programs in the country. Since 2000, the National Science Foundation has awarded more Graduate Research Fellowships to UC Berkeley students than to those of any other university (including MIT, Stanford and Harvard).

The UC Berkeley Ecosystem


(Pitchbook 2020 Rankings)

(US News and World Report)