The program is specifically designed for engineering and scientific research managers with the following:

  • 8-10+ years work experience and professional achievement in:
    Engineering Product Design Software Development Information Technology
    Scientific Research Drug Development Project Management Product/System Assurance
  • Currently in or about to be promoted to a leadership position
  • Demonstrate proficiency in English for both written and oral communication
  • Sponsored by their company

Applications from managers from other functional areas such as Finance, Marketing, Production and Human Resources will be considered if they can demonstrate a high degree of interaction with the technical areas of their firms.


2014-15 Program Dates

  • September 17, 18, 19, 20
  • October 23, 24, 25
  • November 20, 21, 22

Applicants must have 8 to 10 years of work experience and professional achievement and be sponsored by their companies. They must currently be in or recently promoted to a leadership position within their organization overseeing engineering, information technology, scientific and other technical initiatives. Other critical department leads such as Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Operations and candidates from other departments are welcome to apply, though admissions are limited and applicants must show strong interactions with the technical areas of their firms.

Prospective participants must submit an online application. Each program is limited to 30 participants, so it is highly recommended that an application be submitted as soon as possible.

All course work is delivered in English so written and oral proficiency is essential.


Prospective participants may submit their application materials online and at any time. Applicants will receive an email confirmation of the receipt of their application materials within four days of receipt.

Please download and complete our application and submit to Jill Rosenow at jrosenow@ucsd.edu

Please click here to apply.


Tuition includes all on-campus courses and materials; breakfast, lunch and some dinners; individual assessment; inter-session mentoring; private accommodations and organized entertainment. $15,200*

  • * CONNECT Members receive a $2,700 discount off the above price. For more information on becoming a CONNECT member contact Kevin Carroll at kcarroll@connect.org
  • * Group discounts available, please contact us.

All on-campus courses are held in the Rady School’s Center for Executive Development.