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Company Based Programs

The Executive Development Center offers uniquely tailored programs for companies.

The Executive Development Center (EDC) designs and delivers custom executive or management programs, structured to help business leaders drive organizational success. We will work closely with you to create a program that addresses your company's needs.

Let us design a program for you.

The EDC works collaboratively with you to identify:

  1. the critical challenges to be addressed

  2. the target audiences

  3. appropriate faculty resources, design, and instructional approaches

  4. educational and performance outcomes of the program.

Our goal is to help create a learning experience that leads to the development of effective leaders, stronger teams, and impactful management practices. Being in the heart of Silicon Valley guarantees that our high quality business faculty has the necessary understanding of the rapid pace of change and unique issues faced by companies based in this the most innovative and entrepreneurial business environment in the world.

Custom programs can take many forms, be of varying duration, and include a combination of methodologies: interactive classroom sessions, case discussions, small group project-based exercises, guest presentations by corporate executives. We will design it in partnership with you.

Frequent Topics for Custom Programs:

  • Systems and executive thinking
  • Managers becoming leaders
  • IT leadership
  • Marketing strategy: delivering customer value
  • Financial strategy: tools for strategic analysis
  • Creating a high performing teams
  • Developing a culture of innovation
  • Power and politics in an organization
  • Practical business strategy
  • Global account management

For samples of customized solutions click here.

Customer testimonials click here.


International Custom Programs: Your University Partner in Silicon Valley

Does the most dynamic, innovative and entrepreneurial business climate in the world interest you? Do you want to design an educational program that capitalizes on the unique aspects of Silicon Valley business culture and its unparalleled successes? If so, the Executive Development Center leverages SCU's ideal location in the heart of Silicon Valley and the pivotal role it has played in making this area the global leader in business and innovation.

SCU has a vast network of executives, entrepreneurs, and investors to draw from in designing a program to meet your needs, including alumni who are leaders throughout Silicon Valley, from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies. Hundreds of companies are within a short distance from campus, including such leaders as Cisco, Google, Intel, Yahoo!, Apple, HP, eBay, Facebook, Genentech, Twitter and scores of start-up companies.

Sample International Curriculum

For further information, please contact:
Larry Robertson, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Executive Education
Executive Development Center
Leavey School of Business
Santa Clara University
e-mail: lrobertson@scu.edu
tel: 408-554-4681

 

 
 
IT CUSTOM PROGRAM
Information Technology Leadership Program

For information on a custom program contact: Larry Robertson, Ph.D. at 408-554-4681 or lrobertson@scu.edu.

For information about program curriculum contact: Pete DeLisi at 510-490-1723 or PeteDelisi@aol.com.
CLIENTS HAVE INCLUDED:

Align Technology

Barco (in partnership with TiasNimbas Business School of Tilburg University, The Netherlands)

BEST

Cadence Design

Cypress Semiconductor

Defense Contract Management Agency

Deggendorf Institute of Technology

ESADE Business School, Spain

Gap Inc.

For a full list>>

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