Executive and professional education for the world’s most aspirational technological enterprises

Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering Institute that marshals some of the world's brightest minds and the most innovative tools to address the fundamental scientific questions and pressing societal challenges.

For industry, we customize unique learning experiences for organizations and their people, working one-on-one with leadership to design practical programs and certificate courses for teams and individuals alike.

Together with our clients, we help the Enterprise cultivate high-performance teams, create innovative solutions, and commercialize technologies and ideas that can advance science, shape markets, and build a sustainable world. 

To learn more about how we team with organizations, provide your name and email, and we will send you a Guide to Custom Programs and highlight some examples. 

By submitting, you will receive Add to Calendar instructions for this INCOSE event. Registration for the overall INCOSE Western States Regional Conference is required and can be found here

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The Caltech Experience

Cohorts who attend sessions on campus at Caltech get the opportunity to visit select campus laboratories or nearby JPL. Your teams and employees can learn from a variety of program types. Whether on-campus or at your locations, we tailor experiences that deliver results. 

  • Project-Based Learning Programs
  • Break-Thru Learning Labs and Workshops
  • Certificate Programs and Academies 
  • Lab Visits and Guest Speaker Programs
  • Seminars and Short-Format Events

Precision Outcomes

We co-design pragmatic programs along with you to target the right challenges, mindsets, skills, alignment, applicability, and change that must occur.

Expert-Led Learning

Caltech marshals the right resources and expertise for core learning and creates experiences that inspire new thinking.

Flexible Delivery

Learn on-site, on-campus, online, or all the above with flexibility for timing and duration so that busy adult learners can achieve maximum effect.

Meet Your Presenter

Dr. Rick Hefner

Dr. Rick Hefner serves as the Program Director for Caltech’s Center for Technology and Management Education, which provides training programs to technology-driven professionals and organizations. He has over 40 years of experience in systems engineering and management and has also worked with companies and government agencies in the aerospace, communications, electronics, and health sciences industries. He is credited with over 100 publications, and is active in several professional societies. Dr. Hefner has his BS and MS in Engineering from Purdue and his PhD in Engineering from UCLA.