Technical Management

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Looking for a career change or a promotion in the technical field? Find competitive advantage and gain the fundamental skills you need to advance your management career in a field defined by changes and progress.

UCLA Extension courses, certificates, and specializations will give you the skills necessary to move forward, as industry experts guide you each step of the way.

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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 on the UCLA campus. 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.

The next TMP is March 22-27, 2020

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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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