Dear Prospective Candidate,

 

Thank you for your interest in UC Berkeley’s Engineering Leadership Professional Program (ELPP). This acclaimed program is offered through the College of Engineering’s Executive & Professional Education and the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SCET).

 

Each year our partner firms sponsor the full tuition of numerous candidates for this program. UC Berkeley encourages direct applicant enrollment by candidates from non-partner firms to ensure a diverse cohort for each semester-long session. Please read below for more information on how to apply through either our open enrollment process or through our partner firm process.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS FOR DIRECT (NON-PARTNER FIRM) CANDIDATES

  • Direct applicants make up about 20% of each session’s cohort. Space is limited to 55 total candidates
  • ELPP is currently offered during the spring semester each calendar year
  • Our next session begins January 22, 2020 and runs through mid-June 2020
  • The deadline to apply is Friday, December 6, 2019. Anyone applying after December 6th will be considered for our waitlist
  • Final decisions on acceptance will be sent via email by Monday, December 16, 2019. Candidates accepted into the program will then complete both payment of tuition and any remaining enrollment forms

To apply for Spring 2020:

  1. Please submit your resume
  2. Have a manager from your current or prior company submit a letter of recommendation

 

TUITION

  • Program tuition for Spring 2020 is $14,800
  • The program includes over 60 classroom hours and many networking opportunities within the cohort through group project work
  • Many Silicon Valley companies provide reimbursement for this program. For more details on the number of units, course number, etc., please email Keith Gatto at kgatto@berkeley.edu

 

APPLICATION PROCESS FOR PARTNER FIRM CANDIDATES

  • UC Berkeley partner firms sponsor the full tuition of about 80% of each program’s cohort. Space is limited to 55 total candidates
  • ELPP is currently offered during the spring semester each calendar year
  • Our next session begins January 22, 2020 and runs through mid-June 2020
  • The deadline for nominations from partner firms is Friday, November 15, 2019. Anyone nominated after November 15th will be considered for our waitlist
  • Nominees will be sent a confirmation on their enrollment via email by Monday, December 16, 2019. Candidates confirmed for enrollment will then complete any remaining necessary forms
  • If interested to apply through your company, please email Keith Gatto at kgatto@berkeley.edu for more info regarding your appropriate HR contacts, the nomination process within your firm, etc.
  • If you would prefer to apply directly, please see the application process for non-partner candidates detailed above

 

QUESTIONS?

We encourage you to contact us with any questions, or visit our ELPP FAQ page for more information.

 

Sincerely,

Walter Campbell

Project Coordinator, Executive & Professional Education

(510) 664-7741 | waltercampbell@berkeley.edu