Certificate in Engineering Leadership

Guide Technical Projects and Become a Team Leader


Program Details

  • Location: UW Seattle, Online
  • Duration: 11 - 12 months
  • Cost: $11,860 (estimated)

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About this Program

Successful engineering projects require more than just technical expertise. Effective leadership is key to managing all the moving parts of a project and ensuring they combine to meet established requirements and objectives. 

In this four-course certificate program, you’ll gain the tools and knowledge to become a successful technical lead, first-level manager or program manager in an organization of any size. You’ll explore how to communicate with business professionals, ways to align technical projects with business strategy, and methods you can use to navigate the decision-making process. Increase your confidence in leading diverse teams, mentoring employees, making data-driven decisions and guiding complex projects to completion. 

Designed For

Engineers who are new to a leadership role or want to improve their leadership skills.

Earn Graduate Credit

By completing this certificate program, you may be able to earn graduate credits that may be transferable into existing UW graduate engineering programs. Learn more about credit options on the Industrial & Systems Engineering website.

Learn More

For more information, visit the Certificate in Engineering Leadership webpage on the Industrial & Systems Engineering website.

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