For highly motivated graduate students across the UCSB campus seeking a structured and diploma-enhancing business education, the Technology Management Program offers a UC-wide recognized graduate certificate.
Students are expected to complete 18 units. The progression of classes emphasizes first the business FOUNDATION needed in a business/entrepreneurial environment. Second, a student selects one of two emphases, entrepreneurial or corporate, focusing on the CONTEXT of her or his career expectations beyond college. Finally, the GPMP requires a meaninful experience putting these ideas into PRACTICE, where students choose one of the following: an Internship or participation in the New Venture Competition.
Context (Entrepreneurial or Corporate Emphasis)
Practice (upon completion of above)
Internship (160 hours in a management role) OR New Venture Competition
How to Apply For GPMP
- Download and submit the GPMP enrollment formto TMP office, Phelps 1332.
- Complete the Graduate Student Petition form - "Add" Graduate Program in Management Practice
- Obtain signatures from your department's graduate advisor (not your personal advisor) or chair and also from the GPMP Director at the TMP Office, Phelps 1332.
- Take the completed petition form and pay filing fee receipt to the Graduate Division office and keep a copy for your records.