Engineering Leadership Professional Program

Helping Rising Tech Leaders Take the Next Step In Under 5 Months

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ELPP - Silicon Valley
(Spring 2021: Late Jan - Early June) Application Deadline: December 31, 2020

ELPP - Global
(Fall 2020: Aug - Dec)

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      Join over 600 select professionals in the Bay Area who have earned their Certificate from UC Berkeley in Engineering Leadership.

      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 recently updated syllabus reflects today's challenges. New sessions help rising tech leaders innovate under adversity, enabling innovation that matters now.

      Why ELPP

      Created for engineers by an engineer, the program builds off the Innovation Engineering framework from Chief Scientist and SCET founding director, Ikhlaq Sidhu. His proven platform for education utilizes theory, networking, and interactive practice to build a strong repertoire of skills in the technology leader.


      ELPP Course Content

      Who Should Attend

      • Technology Executives
      • Managers and Directors
      • Senior Engineers
      • Technical professionals considering a management role

      Attendees from Top Global Tech Companies

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      "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

      Frequently Asked Questions


      Questions? Contact Vicky Howell at for more information. Companies may provide sponsorship for employees or employees may enroll directly and request reimbursement from their firm.