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Welcome to Leavey School of Business

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, our mission is to create a collaborative learning environment that develops entrepreneurial leaders of competence, conscience, and compassion dedicated to the triple bottom line of people, profit and planet.

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Our programs will challenge you to think critically and entrepreneurially, take risks, and take charge. Study what you love with our majors and minors
in business.

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Silicon Valley walks through our doors at 5 p.m. Our top-ranked graduate business programs inspire responsible business leaders for uncertain, unprecedented times. 

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Executive Education

Today’s business leaders must power organizations through ambiguous times. Our programs teach how to take initiative, develop a vision for the future, and lead with compassion.

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“This place is for the bold. The tenacious. The ambitious. A place to embrace the challenge of transforming ideas into action. Here you’ll collaborate with the most brilliant minds in entrepreneurship, ethics, innovation, and theory. And you’ll do it all from the most prolific business environment on earth, Silicon Valley.” Read More >

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Our prestigious programs are recognized across the nation for excellence in business education.
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Get Involved

To keep up with the demands of today’s ever-changing business climate, the Leavey School of Business offers highly competitive centers and institutes ranging from innovation and entrepreneurship to farming and sustainability.  No matter your interest, graduates of our programs are in demand.


Ciocca Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Instilling an entrepreneurial mindset across campus with an emphasis in providing relevant academic programs and opportunities for interdisciplinary learning.


Center for Food Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CFIE)

CFIE provides students with an education in the area of management and modern business practices in the food industry.


My Own Business Institute (MOBI)

My Own Business, Inc. exists to support the vital social and economic contributions of small businesses by nurturing entrepreneurs and their efforts to build their businesses.


Retail Management Institute (RMI)

There is no better place than at Santa Clara University, in the heart of Silicon Valley, to explore the issues surrounding transformation in retail management.


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Feature News and Events



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Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Narendra Agrawal

Benjamin and Mae Swig Professor of Information Systems and Analytics

Dr. Narendra Agrawal is a professor in the department of operations management and information systems (OMIS), and has served on the faculty since 1992.  He was a visiting associate professor at The Wharton School in 1999-2000 and 2000-2001, and at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, in 2004 and 2006.  He has also worked as a Systems Analyst with Tata Consultancy Services in Bombay, India. Narendra’s expertise is in the areas of supply chain management, service supply chain management, and manufacturing competitiveness.  Naren will serve as the Interim Dean at the Leavey School of Business as of July 1, 2020. He was most recent article on "Managing the Supply Chain Strain" during COVID 19 can be found here. 

Navigating Uncertainty: Implications for Business Strategy and Culture; Tammy Madsen and Jo-Ellen Pozner; May 19, 2020 12-1PST; Register now:
Navigating Uncertainty: Implications for Business Strategy and Culture

Moving an organization from where it is today to where it needs to go is rarely easy. The novel, dynamic and unpredictable nature of our current context adds another layer of urgency and complexity.

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Caryn Beck-Dudley appointed President and CEO of AACSB.

After five years as dean of Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business, Caryn Beck-Dudley will become president and CEO of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International.

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NEW Online Master’s in Finance and Analytics Program

The Leavey School of Business announced the launch of a dynamic Online Master of Science in Finance and Analytics (MSFA) program, which will begin offering classes in September 2020.

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