Silicon Valley Academy - summer course , San Jose, Sunday, 28. June 2020

Silicon Valley Academy - summer course

Duration: 14 days
Program language: English
Location: San Jose & San Francisco
Dates: 28th of June – 11th of July 2020
Program language: English

Program Overview
You will leave our summer school having explored the latest technologies, and put yourself a step ahead with advice from industry-leading experts. We will show you how to put your ideas into successful strategies and avoid common innovation pitfalls.
The blended approach to theory, practice, strategy, and application offers a pragmatic view on the dynamic business environment.
During the summer school, you will learn from the best as participants will visit world-renowned companies such as Apple, Google, Intel, NetApp, Autodesk and more.
Throughout the program, you will be given faculty guidance whilst working in small teams to live the life of a startup. You will attend specialist workshops on uncovering deeper customer insights, surfacing new opportunities and prototyping new innovative solutions. As a team, you will work together to perfect and pitch your startup ideas to potential customers and get valuable feedback from Venture Capitalists.
Of course, in the business world, networking is just as valuable as knowledge. You will expand your network and gain valuable connections, all whilst developing your personal and professional skills.

Course name: Innovation ImperativeClass size: 60 participantsCredits: 5+1 ECTS (+1 credit for additional research paper)Length: 60 hours

Silicon Valley business culture overview
Meet investors
Study cases
Elevator Pitch Competition

Corporate visits & Networking events

Exhibition tours
Networking events
Corporate visits
University excursions

Upon completion of the Silicon Valley Academy, participants receive:

Certificate of completion
Recommendation letter
ECTS approval (if ECTS was selected and the participant passed the program)
Certificate of excellence (only for the top-ranked participants/winning group)

What is included in the Tuition Fee?

Welcome package
Course material
Networking events
Seminars and corporate visits
Certificate of completion
24/7 assistance from our coordinators
Exclusive access to our Alumni network, possibility to become part of our team
1-day trip to San Francisco and an experience that you will remember for the rest of your life!


Sunday, 28. June 2020, San Jose, Silicon Valley Academy - summer course

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