Silicon Valley Immersion Program

Immerse yourself in Silicon Valley and San Francisco, the centers of global innovation and entrepreneurship.

Develop a deep understanding of the unique ecosystems of San Francisco and Silicon Valley through interactive seminars, company visits, hands-on projects, networking events, and educational tours. Learn from thought leaders in design, innovation, management, and technology during 3-day, 5-day, or 10-day programs in the heart of downtown San Francisco.

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Why choose the University of San Francisco Silicon Valley Immersion Program?

  • Gain hands-on experience through Design Thinker workshops and coaching sessions about pitching from seasoned investors
  • Create new business models inside or outside of an established organization, and catalyze and apply innovation at any stage of organizational growth
  • Meet with industry experts from companies such as Cisco, Intel, Google, and Eventbrite
  • Visit leading tech giants like Facebook, AirBnB, and IDEO
  • Experience Silicon Valley’s buzzing startup culture at incubators like Impact Hub and Plug and Play Tech Center
  • Obtain a certificate of completion from USF and join over 2,500 alumni of the Silicon Valley Immersion program from five continents

Who Should Attend?

  • Graduate and executive students in business, engineering, technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurs and leaders of incubators and accelerators
  • Angel investors and venture capitalists
  • Officers from government agencies

Our Downtown Campus is steps from some of the world's most innovative companies

Map of downtown San Francisco showing USF Downtown Campus and location of nearby companies

  • McKesson
  • Adobe
  • Autodesk
  • Gap, Inc.
  • Twitter
  • Google
  • Facebook
  • Ameriprise Financial
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Marriott International
  • Pinterest
  • Quantcast

The Silicon Valley Immersion program was fascinating + informative + inspiring. I would highly recommend any senior executive wanting to learn more about why Silicon Valley is so successful."

—Kylie Paatsch
Head of Learning & Development, Flight Centre Travel Group