About the Program

UC Berkeley’s internationally renowned Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SCET) hosts this week-long in-person program in partnership with leading global institutions. This year’s global partners are Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB), offering the top business education in Asia and IE University’s School of Science and Technology, creating a major hub for science and technology in Europe. These partners, together with UC Berkeley are integral to providing a unique global perspective from both a cohort and instructor perspective. The program guides rising innovation leaders to transform their organizations with proven strategies; cutting edge research and insights; and best-in-class advice for creating more innovative cultures to capitalize on emerging tech developments with a focus on AI. 

Jump ahead with the Berkeley Method, taking you on a journey, both metaphorical and literal, to enhance your growth mindset, learn new innovation frameworks, and expand your ecosystem through industry mentors, iconic academic and industry speakers, and peers from around the globe.

One Week In-Person Program

Discover What's Next

Built on a decade of SCET innovation leadership education, this immersive program specializes in developing the mindsets of technology professionals to be more innovative and future-focused, while helping them understand, manage, and prepare for emerging technologies that will affect their business. A decade of knowledge condensed into one week.

Who Should Attend

The program is designed for professionals tasked with leading sustainable innovation and emerging technology in their marketplace, including:

  • Managers/Directors looking to optimize their innovation mindset.
  • Professionals and business owners looking to deliver cutting-edge innovation.
  • Venture investors focused on tech sector opportunities.
  • Executive business candidates.
  • Government professionals responsible for promoting innovation among their constituents.
  • Startup founders keen to implement the newest Silicon Valley approaches as they scale their business.

“I will highly recommend the program for anyone who’s willing to: 1. Gain knowledge of emerging tech, investment and economic trends in Silicon Valley. 2. Find a tech partner for their business strategy. 3. Network with a group of international entrepreneurs, investors, professors and business professionals.”
– ELPP Participant & Business Owner from Asia Pacific
“It has extended my mindset and and also improved my professional network. The most valuable [thing to me] was the close access to all the speakers and individual discussions.”
– 2022 Participant, Business Development Director, Education Institution from Europe
“The program was amazing and beyond what I expected. The curriculum is very well structured with academic, industry and investment professionals. It offered a good mix of knowledge in big global picture, industry developments, capital prospective and pitch/communication skills.”
– ELPP Participant & Business Leader from Asia Pacific