The Lockheed Martin Engineering Management Program at the University of Colorado Boulder is the MBA alternative for engineers, scientists and technical professionals who want to move into first or second level management. The program facilitates technically minded people to learn and practice data-driven management, develop leadership capabilities, and apply proven principles for business performance improvement. Our core curriculum focuses on the business basics of project management, finance and accounting, quality management and leadership. We are committed to providing the highest quality possible for campus based students and for distance learners who study online.
Our program was established in 1987. In 1992, the W. Edwards Deming endowed professorship was established. The Martin Marietta Corporation, now Lockheed Martin, created our second endowed professorship in 1994 and also provided a substantial grant to allow us to enhance and expand our program.
Our distinguished, award-winning faculty include two protégés of the quality and management leader, W. Edwards Deming, and two endowed professorships – the Lockheed Martin Professorship in Management and the W. Edwards Deming Professorship. Our faculty are experts in a broad range of areas including management of research and development, quality management, new product development, applied research, business performance excellence, and leadership. They have extensive professional experience, working with Fortune 500 technology organizations as well as with small, entrepreneurial companies. Professors focus on high-quality instruction as our primary marker of success. The Engineering Management Program has consistently ranked as one of the College’s highest performing academic units at the graduate level, based on course evaluations from students.
If you want to enroll in a course for professional or personal development, or just take a course prior to seeking admission to a certificate or degree program, you should consider the following options offered in Spring 2014:
You should have at least one year of professional work experience prior to enrolling in a course. Connect with our admissions specialist if you are thinking about applying for admission to a degree or certificate.
University of Colorado Boulder is a Tier 1 research university, and the College of Engineering and Applied Science is ranked among the top 40 engineering graduate schools in the nation; and is the highest ranked College of Engineering in the Rocky Mountain region. The College has a tradition of excellence in engineering education dating back to 1893, and continually updates and improves academic programs to reflect the highest standards in teaching and learning, discovery and innovation, and community and culture.