‘Disrupt or be disrupted’—this mantra cannot be truer in today’s era of uncertainty. One thing that is certain, however, is that new technologies are fundamentally transforming business.
This timely program will leverage the complementary strengths of CKGSB—a leading business school from Asia that has educated many founders of disruptive companies such as Alibaba, Tencent and ByteDance—with UC Berkeley Engineering—a global leader in engineering education—to help high-potential start-up leaders, investors and techno-centric executives to individually and collectively leverage emerging technologies in order to establish, grow or disrupt their businesses.
This program will help you:
In addition to the world-class faculty of CKGSB and UC Berkeley, participants of the program will have an opportunity to listen to those who have played critically important roles in the companies that have shaped the world we live in, including:
The program includes:
Capture emerging technology trends:
Hear from academic and industry leaders in Blockchain, Al, Robotics, Virtual Reality, Augmented Cognition, etc. Become adept in identifying the latest tech trends and learn how to discern the hype from what's commercially viable.
Immerse yourself in the whole innovation journey:
Hear from the world's leading tech companies and VCs and learn how they scout, develop, implement and benefit from innovation. Refresh your transformation and innovation strategies, and learn how to smartly invest or attract investment.
Access mentorship by UC Berkeley executives:
Connect your learning with mentoring from leaders who have driven successful innovations. Learn to apply effective innovation mindsets and frameworks to see real impact in your organization.
Expand your network and connect with global leaders:
Join a global cohort of accomplished peers with diverse perspectives. Conduct meaningful exchanges with a supportive community.
Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) is China’s first faculty-governed, privately-funded business school. It boasts more than 46 full-time, world-class faculty members, most of whom were tenured at top global schools, such as Duke, Wharton and Yale. CKGSB’s influential student and alumni network represent the best, brightest and most influential leaders in China, with more than half at the Chairman or CEO level.
CKGSB has nurtured 136 unicorn companies since its inception. It has a vision of developing a global ecosystem that nurtures the next generation of breakthrough innovation. More than 4000 global executives have participated in CKGSB programs offered in English and other non-Chinese languages since 2009.
UC Berkeley College of Engineering is recognized globally as a leader in engineering education. It has a reputation for intellectual rigor and talent for developing technologies that improve quality of life and entrepreneurial spirit are reflected in both faculty and students.
The Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (SCET) is the premier institution on the UC Berkeley campus for the study and practice of “technology-centric” entrepreneurship and innovation. Since 2005, SCET has created the foundation of Berkeley’s entrepreneurship ecosystem including SkyDeck, the Fung Institute, the Engineering Leadership Professional Program, Global Venture Lab, and an extensive ecosystem of UC Berkeley and Global partners.
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