Easton Center offers a range of technology management courses with other pertinent electives in various areas of study. The curriculum is taught by faculty as well as alumni and industry professionals. Students learn about emerging technologies and their associated markets, technology management, product development and Web and data analytics.
Easton events include showcase events such as CES @ UCLA Anderson and the Big Data Conference, as well as speaker events including the Easton Executive Speaker Series. Some previous speakers include Joh Chen, CEO of BlackBerry; Ravi Jacob ('84), Corporate VP and Treasurer for Intel; and David McCann, VP at Amazon Web Services.
Interactive workshops are designed to help students learn skills they will need to become future technology leaders in a short span of time. Workshops fall into the broad categories of ***. Product Management skills can include agile development, design thinking; technology marketing include social media marketing, SQL, and data visualization; leadership exercises can include case studies and practicing persuasion techniques. Easton offers a varying combination of 3 to 5 workshops each quarter and many are available remotely.
Easton exposes students to a variety of enrichment activities throughout the year. Mentoring opportunities and academic internships greatly enhance students’ professional prospects.
The Anderson Tech Business Association is the gateway to the tech industry for MBA candidates at the UCLA Anderson School of Management MBA students. AnderTech enables students to launch or advance their careers in the tech industry or in other industries that utilize tech by providing educational programming, networking opportunities and career development. We touch upon product marketing, product management, entrepreneurship, strategic planning, consulting, operations, human capital and business development, just to name a few. Some of our club's high-profile events include Tech Treks, Career Night, workshops, conferences and case competitions.