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Engineering Leadership Development Program

The Engineering Leadership Development (ELD) program focuses on providing a challenging, relevant, and dynamic world-class program that further engages students in their education while preparing them for leadership roles in a technical work environment.

The ELD program has a variety of programs to help you develop the leadership skills needed to excel in an engineering career.  

The ELD courses provide you with the understanding of individual, team, and organizational leadership; global competencies and multicultural awareness; and innovation and management. Skill sets of effective leaders are practiced in local and virtual international teams aimed at designing and building solutions for developing nations.

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The School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs (SEDTAPP) delivers effective engineering education and unrivaled research opportunities through active, collaborative, project-based, and professionally oriented classroom experiences. SEDTAPP offers a variety of programs that partner faculty, students, and industry in the study of real-life engineering problems. Our programs teach students to solve real-life problems with innovative solutions. 

School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs

213 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2952