In addition to the traditional graduate and undergraduate programs, the University of San Francisco School of Management offers custom executive education and corporate training programs designed for domestic and international groups. The programs are developed by globally recognized USF faculty and key industry experts of the Silicon Valley ecosystem with an emphasis on innovation, entrepreneurship, and global impact.
Participants will gain valuable knowledge and insight around the best practices in Silicon Valley as well as will obtain essential skills, tools, and experiences they need whether starting a new business, growing an existing business, building an innovative organization, or creating economic growth in their own regions.
Executive Education Immersion Programs
SILICON VALLEY IMMERSION PROGRAM™
Participants master academic fundamentals in classes while also learning real world lessons through hands-on workshops, expert panel discussions, on-site visits to entrepreneurial firms and networking events. In addition, five tracks have been designed to meet the needs of specific audiences:
▪ Executive and Managers track
▪ Faculty track
▪ Students in Business and Management track
▪ Students in Science and Engineering track
▪ Angel and VC Investors track
SILICON VALLEY IMMERSION ON LOCATION PROGRAM™
Participants experience the unique Silicon Valley Immersion (SVI) program without leaving their home country This SVI – On Location program maintains the integrity of the content while incorporating workshops based on real-live case studies of local young ventures. The same tracks of the SVI program are also available.
U.S. HISPANIC MARKET IMMERSION PROGRAM™
Participants gain important knowledge and insights around current developments in the fastest growing demographics of the USA. This program follows the same format of our other immersion programs combining key lectures with visits, panels, networking experiences, etc. Key areas of concentration include marketing, financial services, micro-lending, near-shoring, etc. as well as understanding how to leverage these developments to create new ventures or help existing firms to serve ethnic minorities.
This is a practical one-on-one consulting program for start-ups or
established businesses that are facing the challenge of global
BACKGROUNDS OF PARTICIPANTS INCLUDE
Students in business, science, and engineering, aspiring entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs, corporate business development and marketing executives, educators, researchers, program developers and academic staff in the area of innovation, entrepreneurship and globalization, engineering and software development managers, economic development agency managers, and angel and venture capital investors.