ETLP Enrichment Activities

Enrichment Activities

ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES
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Easton Technology Leadership Program students take a series of content-based and skill-building activities happening all year. Participation in one of these activities is mandatory for the students to qualify for the Easton Technology Leadership Certificate.
360 DEGREES SESSION
The session helps participants understand the concept of 360 Degrees to gain self-awareness of strengths and weaknesses, from one’s own and others’ perspectives. Information sessions are offered to determine if participation is feasible, and results sessions are held to help understand the 360 Degree results.
Enrichment Activities ONE-ON-ONE MENTORING SESSION
One-on-One Mentoring Session is an opportunity for an individual 45-minute career-counseling meeting with the Anderson Executive in Residence for Technology and Leadership. Sue Baumgarten, who transitioned from engineering to a variety of leadership roles, including president of Raytheon International. So far, 145 students from Easton have enrolled in these sessions.
ANDERSON TOASTMASTERS
Anderson Toastmasters is a UCLA Anderson-operated club for Toastmasters International, a global network of 292,000 professional leaders and communicators. ETLP collaborated with Toastmasters to help Easton students develop public speaking and communication skills. Approximately 25 Easton students became members of the group.
INDEPENDENT STUDY OPPORTUNITIES
The ETLP supports students if they choose to conduct an independent study. The independent study provides an opportunity to conduct in-depth research in a specific sector, market or product, for switching into a new area, or to differentiate themselves.
EASTON INDUSTRY MENTORS PROGRAM
In 2011-12, the ETLP launched its Industry Mentors Program, connecting 23 Easton students to 14 industry mentors for the duration of the academic year. The industry mentors program continued in 2012-13 connecting approximately 35 students to 19 industry mentors. This year, there are 42 industry mentors from the following 40 companies:
  • Paypal – eBay
  • Adobe
  • Apple
  • Workday
  • EMC Corporation
  • Microsoft
  • IBM
  • DirecTV
  • McAfee
  • Rovi Corporation
  • PA Consulting Group
  • Unmetric
  • Zementis
  • Actelion Pharmaceuticals
  • Clinical Box, Inc
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
  • Wilshire Axon
  • Disney
  • CBS Interactive
  • BMW Designworks USA
  • RKS Design
  • Database Specialists
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Qualcomm
  • Raytheon
  • Sankia
  • Sapient Nitro
  • SimInsights, Inc
  • Wells Fargo
  • Western Union Digital Ventures
  • Zema Enterprises, Inc.
  • Acxiom Corporation
  • Aerojet Rocketdyne
  • AFH Holding & Advisory LLC
  • City of Los Angeles
  • Hedgemark
  • Infosys
  • Tigo Energy
  • Glace Luxury Ice Co.
  • Innovation Capital Law Group
“As I graduate from Anderson and the Easton program, I have the network and knowledge necessary to initiate an entrepreneurial venture in entertainment technology in the coming years.”

JOHN MCDANIEL (FEMBA ’13)