About the Program

Great engineering managers support and mentor their employees while tracking outcomes, communicating with stakeholders and establishing a clear vision. Balancing all these skills can be learned. When you hone them, you elevate your own, your team’s and your company’s  effectiveness and success. Join award-winning instructors from UC Berkeley, focused specifically on supporting those with a technology background. You will to learn and practice best-in-class management techniques and also receive customized insights to take you to the next step in your leadership journey.

This program, delivered over six+ 2.5 hour sessions (Thursdays 5:30pm – 8:00pm/mid Oct – mid Dec), alternates between in person (at Hyatt House in San Jose) and online (via Zoom) meet ups. Class sessions are a combination of lecture, interactive discussion and panel discussion as lead by researchers, authors and industry practitioners in the fields of management and influence. The program complements the learnings of ELPP, while varying in delivery methodology. Rather than leveraging case study, the EL | Sprint program is customized to cohort identified challenges. Similar to ELPP, we offer learnings from award winning instructors as well as industry leads in an environment where you can learn from and network with an outstanding cohort. 

Key takeaways include:

  • Toolkit for Enhanced Team Leadership
  • Clearer understanding of your own management strengths and how to best work with your current and potential team
  • Insights for applying learnings to your unique situation and for solving real world challenges
  • Tips for improved interactions with key stakeholders, both within your team, across key functions and for managing up
  • Cutting edge research for onboarding and motivating new team members, Gen Z, Millenials and more
  • Best practices for hiring, developing and promoting team members



Who Should Attend

Bay Area professionals who have completed the Engineering Leadership Professional program or are highly recommended engineers managing teams. Class size is limited to 20, so nominate or apply early.