The IE-Berkeley Program is designed for aspiring innovation leaders in revolutionizing their organizations by employing established techniques, staying at the forefront of research and innovation and receiving top-notch guidance to foster innovative cultures that leverage technological advancements.
Throughout this four months journey, participants will be cultivating the mindsets of technology professionals, empowering them to become more innovative and future-focused. While gaining deep understanding of emerging technologies and navigating the challenges and opportunities these technologies present to their businesses.
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. 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.
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.
Tech Primer 1: ML Basics, Recommendation, Prediction
Project and ideation with communication and value proposition.
Tech Primer 2: NLP, Chat GPT, and LLMs
Case Netflix: Key Concepts: Transitions from detecting business models to operations. Use of measurements and quantitative technology.
Catalyst Guest Case/Exercise
Project: Choose Teams. Assign low-tech demo
Tech Primer: Metaverse and Web Interfaces
Medtronic Case with aggregate planning vs. agile execution
Catalyst Guest case/exercise - NFT
Project User feedback and adaptation
Data Business Models w exercise
Zappos Case includes a discussion of developing adjacent opportunities
Catalyst Guest and exercise - Robotics
Project: Venture/supplier research
Tech primer: Reinforcement learning and robotics
Catalyst Guest case/exercise - bio/energy
Project: Low Tech Demo 2.0 and strategy
Catalyst Speaker and Exercise
Project presentation with innovation leadership aspects
Presentation of Certifications