Vivian Taslakian

Vivian Taslakian


Vivian Taslakian is the Program Director in the Engineering Department at UCLA Extension overseeing 13 certificate and specialization programs. Previously, she had spent over 25 years with Xerox Corporation overseeing engineering R&D projects, divisional operations, and enterprise business development.  In addition to her full-time role, she is also an instructor for UCLA Extension and other universities.

Vivian has a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, M.S. in Computer Engineering from USC, an M.B.A., and a certificate in Financial Management from Cornell University. She is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and in Lean Six Sigma.

Vivian is an Authorized Training Partner Instructor by PMI® with PMP® and Agile project knowledge and expertise in preparing students to sit for the PMP® certification exam.


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