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

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