ENGINEERING LEADERSHIP PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM

HELPING RISING TECH LEADERS IN UNDER 5 MONTHS

UNLOCK YOUR LEADERSHIP POTENTIAL

Now more than ever, innovative companies require engineers who can be technical experts as well as strategic managers and directors. The next generation of leaders will need a unique combination of technical horsepower, entrepreneurial ability, and business judgment. ELPP readies technical professionals for the next step in their career by augmenting their analytical skills with proven business methodology and techniques. Our updated syllabus reflects today's challenges enabling you to lead under adversity for innovation that matters now.

ELPP is offered in two formats - in-person in the Spring -  ELPP-SV, Jan - June OR online in the Fall ELPP-GL, August - December.

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ELPP SILICON VALLEY (In Person)

PROGRAM SNAPSHOT

There is no such thing as a management-only track in Silicon Valley. For technical leaders, the MBA can often be too broad and possibly counter-productive for career development in technology firms. This program builds on the core skills of technical managers, engineers, and scientists. It is focused on technology firm situations and is condensed to under 5 months.

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

For those in the Bay Area, the ELPP-SV program offers career building skills that solve real problems in technology firms specifically for engineering directors, lead architects, technical product managers, business development leads, CTO office members, and other key technical staff.

Calendar

Program Dates
JAN 19 - JUNE 9 2022

Classes mainly Mondays 5:30 - 8:30pm PT. 22+ class sessions.
PriceTag

Program Fee
$14,800

Inclusive of tuition, cases, materials, and box dinner
Location

Location

Silicon Valley and the UC Berkeley Campus (graduation ceremony)
Application

Application Deadline
DEC 20 2021 (Nov 30 2021 for corporate nomination)



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ELPP SILICON VALLEY (Global Online)

PROGRAM SNAPSHOT

There is no such thing as a management-only track in Silicon Valley. For technical leaders, the MBA can often be too broad and possibly counter-productive for career development in technology firms. This program builds on the core skills of technical managers, engineers, and scientists. It is focused on technology firm situations and is condensed to under 4 months.

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The ELPP program offers career building skills that solve real problems in technology firms specifically for engineering directors, lead architects, technical product managers, business development leads, CTO office members, and other key technical staff.

Calendar

Program Dates
AUG 24  - DEC 14 2022

Classes mainly Wednesdays 6-9pm PT. 18+ class sessions
PriceTag

Program Fee
$9,800

Inclusive of tuition, cases, materials, and box dinner
Location

Location

Synchronous online
Application

Application Deadline
JULY 15 2022



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What rising leaders say about ELPP

"ELPP is a great way to gain multiple different perspectives outside of our core engineering worlds. It broadens ones horizons in a fun, fast paced program..."
2020 ELPP Attendee

"The program allowed me to take a pause and focus on advancing my knowledge, innovative and leadership skillsets."
- 2019 ELPP Attendee

"It was amazing. My career took off and I've been afforded several great opportunities since."
- 2017 ELPP attendee

OUTCOMES

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    • Engineering Leadership Certificate from UC Berkeley
    • Toolkit for tech strategy decisions
    • Leading edge insights into operational innovation
    • Opportunity for experementation and collecting best practices in authentic leadership, negotiations and influence
    • Re-enforcement with hands-on group or individual project
    • Online access to synchronous and asynchronous videos and presentations
    • Wide selection of informational and education opportunities through Sutardja Center events and newsletter
    • Lifelong ecosystem of instructors, industry mentors and peers from Silicon Valley's top tech companies

EXECUTIVE PROGRAMS COMPARISON

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ELPP CURRICULUM

The ELPP curriculum is organized into key modules with ELPP SV & GL featuring at least one group capstone project. Each module is critical to building the foundation necessary to take you to the next level of your professional life.

ELPP Silicon Valley & Global Modules



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Technical Strategy

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Leadership & Communications

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Group Project

Featured Faculty

Ikhlaq Sidhu

Faculty Director & Founder
SCET, UC Berkeley

Marc Tarpenning

Co-Founder
Tesla

 

Pamela Park

Industry Expert
SCET Faculty Leadership

 

Don Proctor

Fortune 50 Executive
Former Cisco Engineering Leader

 

Gigi Wang

Chair & Director
Berkeley Start-up Boot-camp & Collider Workshops

Pamela Park

Industry Expert
SCET Faculty Leadership

 

Inder Sidhu

EVP
Nutanix

 

Cosmos Nicolaou

Executive
Google and Grail

 

Ram Krishnan

CEO
Zyomed

 

Victoria Howell

Instructor and Director
UC Berkeley SCET Professional Programs

 

Holly Schroth

Professor (Negotiation & Influence)
UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

 

Suneel Udpa

Professor (Finance & Accounting)
UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

 

Cort Worthington

Professor (Communication)
UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

 

Charles Giancarlo

CEO
Pure Storage

 

Michael Marks

Executive Chairman & Investment Professional

 

Han-Shen Yuan

Former Senior VP of Engineering
Upwork

 

Mike Grandinetti

Program Development Fellow
UC Berkeley SCET

 

Patty McCord

Principal
Patty McCord Consulting

 

Adam Cheyer

Cofounder of Siri
VP of Engineering, Viv Labs

 

SAMPLE PROJECTS

The Engineering Leadership Professional Program guides students through through a cross-corporate project that combines the program's focus on the new technologies, the latest management and leadership skills, and innovation engineering.

Participating Companies

These companies consistently sponsor and nominate rising engineers. Let us know if you'd like your company to be a sponsor and we will  work with your People Development team.

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