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IT Leadership Program

IT Leadership Program

UTC offers the Information Technology Leadership Program (ITLP) as a fast track toward success. Participants gain experience in Application Development and/or IT Audit, E-business, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), IT Architecture, IT Infrastructure, Security and Telecom.

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About Our Program

Candidates for the IT Leadership Program should possess a related degree in Computer Engineering or Business/Management, Computer Science, IT and MIS. You will also need a strong academic record that demonstrates leadership ability, along with proven analytical, communication and teamwork skills.

Program Rotations

The IT Leadership Program consists of three dynamic nine-month, project-oriented rotations that may take place at UTC corporate headquarters or at any of our business unit sites. The goal is to provide valuable exposure to UTC businesses, while exploring a large cross section of IT disciplines and functions. The environment, culture, technology and business practices vary throughout the company, and ITLP associates will encounter new and exciting opportunities in each of their three program rotations.


The IT Leadership Program provides a solid foundation for future growth and achievement. Specific assignments will be based on your career interests and other factors. Assignments are primarily in high-pressure environments that foster rapid personal and professional development. These tasks may include but are not limited to:

Contract Management

Customer/Supplier Relationship Management

Data Derivation

Enterprise Resource Planning

Implementation/Testing Lead

Process Design/Re-Engineering

Project Management/Planning

Requirements Gathering & Business Analysis

Resource Management

Web Development & Architecture

Professional Development

The ITLP is an outstanding opportunity to gain immediate visibility among UTC decision makers, while also enjoying formal mentorships from peers, colleagues and the ITLP program manager. You’ll participate in high-level IT strategy meetings, obtain guidance from business unit executives and build a robust professional network. Performance feedback and career development planning support is provided as you enhance your technical and project management skills. ITLP graduates are highly sought after within UTC because they will obtain a diverse experience provided in a 27-month period.