Technical Management

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Looking to take your career to the next level in a field defined by changes and progress? Gain the competitive advantage you need to advance by getting skills in technical management.

UCLA Extension courses and certificate programs in Supply Chain Management, Blockchain Technology Management, Government Cost Estimating & Pricing, and Contract Management will give you the skills necessary to move forward, as industry experts guide you each step of the way.

Also available is our bi-annual Technical Management Program (TMP), a 5-day leadership and management seminar. Discover new ways to solve problems, strategize, and motivate others, and learn what it takes to build top-performing teams. 

Technical Management Program (TMP)

In just five days, TMP transforms managers into dynamic leaders.

The Technical Management Program (TMP) is a week-long leadership and management seminar-workshop presented twice a year. Build top-performing teams, or get to the next level in your career. Participants will discover new ways to solve problems, strategize, and motivate others.

Next Session: Sunday–Friday, September 8-13, 2024

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"All technical managers should be lucky enough to participate in TMP. The skills and tools provided are hyper-valuable in dealing with a highly educated workforce in this dynamic time."

- Dr. Walt Witkowski, Senior Manager, Sandia National Laboratories

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Frank Pearce, co-founder of Blizzard Entertainment, shares how TMP has benefited participants from his organization.


I've had leadership opportunities at Blizzard Entertainment, but I hadn't realized the importance of leadership development until I attended TMP. Since then, I've been seeking out ways to further my skillset and find ways we can develop leaders at Blizzard.

Frank Pearce
Co-founder, Blizzard Entertainment
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