Technology Management

New Venture Competition

In addition to taking advantage of mentorship and academic opportunities with TMP, undergraduate students are welcome to participate in the annual New Venture Competition, a technology business competition like no other. A year of training, planning, and mentorship culminates in student team presentations of business ventures and cash prizes to support student start-up businesses.

Undergraduate Certificate in Technology Management 

Department: Technology Management

Program Overview

The Technology Management Certificate program consists of 16-18 required units. The required courses are a combination of UCSB courses and UC Extension courses. The program may be completed in as few as three (3) quarters; however, it may be more realistic to spread the coursework over two (2) academic years.

About Technology Management Program

The UCSB Technology Management Program (TMP) provides driven, innovative, and entrepreneurial students with a solid foundation in business principles and professional skills vital to their success after graduation. By welcoming students from all majors on campus, TMP adds vitality and diversity to its team-oriented and project-based curriculum. Students work under the guidance of dedicated faculty, practicing professionals, and experienced mentors. They are introduced to state-of-the-art business methods, strategies for successful technology commercialization, new venture creation, and best practices for fostering innovation. TMP also operates a number of activities beyond the classroom, including seminars, networking events, and career fairs in order to encourage personal development, technical innovation, and entrepreneurship. Learn more at tmp.ucsb.edu. 

Specialized Student Organizations

Entrepreneurs Association
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