Easton Technology Leadership Program

Program Non-degree Activities

Students will take a series of Content based and Skill building workshops at some point during their time at UCLA Anderson. Exact topics will vary, but a list of sample workshop topics is shown below. For detailed program requirements, check here.

  • Globalization/Outsourcing/Offshoring
  • Lean Product Development
  • Communications (Verbal, Persuasive)
  • Sales
  • Program/Project Management
  • Operational organization of large engineering firms
  • Innovation and Design
  • Product Marketing
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Purposeful Resource Leadership
  • Transitioning from Technologist to Leader
  • Conflict Mediation and Resolution
  • Group Dynamics and Team Leadership
  • Decision Making and Decisiveness
  • High-tech Entrepreneurship - tools and tricks
  • Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer
  • Social Media Marketing

Enrichment Activities

  • Self Awareness (360-degree feedback)
  • Self Improvement (One-on-one mentoring)
  • Industry Mentoring
  • Anderson Toastmasters
  • Peer Coaching

Students will be expected to attend, on a regular basis, various events organized by the program (some jointly), at Anderson, elsewhere on campus or on other local campuses. Sample events include:

  • Annual Keynote
  • Annual Social
  • Leadership Styles Series
  • Careers in Technology Leadership

Summer Internship
Students will participate in at least one substantial internship with a company.

Students will be encouraged to be involved in service both while they are at UCLA Anderson as well as after they graduate. Examples include student council, program development, mentoring other students and outreach

Reading List on Technology Management