STUDENT SUCCESS
 

Between courses, workshops, events, and our work with the industry, Easton is able to impact a broad range of students and technology professionals.

 

Courses

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.

Speaker/Panel Events

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.

Workshops

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.

Enrichment Activities

Easton exposes students to a variety of enrichment activities throughout the year. Mentoring opportunities and academic internships greatly enhance students’ professional prospects.

AnderTech

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.

 

Dive deeper into the technology industry by pursuing a specialization in technology management.

 
 

Specialization in Technology Management

 

Specialization in Technology Management (the Easton Center Technology Management Certificate) is earned by completing required courses and fulfilling additional non-academic criteria that give students a distinct advantage when pursuing careers in the technology sector. Upon completion, you will receive a UC-senate approved certificate and get to wear an exclusive Easton Center graduation stole at your commencement ceremony.

*PLEASE NOTE THAT REQUIREMENTS VARY BASED ON YOUR MBA PROGRAM (I.E. MBA, FEMBA, OR EMBA). PLEASE CHECK CCLE FOR YOUR SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS.

Service Activity

Our staff can approve service activities. Some creative options to fulfill the service activity include introducing Easton to an industry contact industry contact or student club, volunteering for an Easton activity or writing a blog post.

Summmer Internship

A summer internship in a tech related role at a large global company or startup is required for all Easton students who are not currently employed during the summer. FEMBA and EMBA students do not need to complete this requirement.

 

Track your Progress

 

For current students that wish to track the status of requirements, see the complete list and schedule of courses, and find all relevant information about the Easton Certificate please

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If you would like to speak to an Easton representative for more information about the Easton offerings and certificate completion, please email: easton@anderson.ucla.edu