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Bringing Silicon Valley business insight
to every launch
For the entrepreneur • For the executive
Strengthen your network in live-online, instructor-led courses starting February 2021.
At the heart of Silicon Valley is a networked community of inventors, technologists, business development evangelists, and experienced mentors collaborating to launch products and new companies. This new series of highly interactive business development courses brings their integrated experience together in short, focused business development courses for the new entrepreneur and the seasoned executive.
From hunch to actionable insight
Some of Silicon Valley's top minds will share key elements of business development and best practices, providing ongoing feedback and mentorship to help you develop strategy that’s based on actionable insight.
- Build out your business acumen.
- Develop brand
- Fit to market
- Build partnerships
- Assess valuation
- Grow customers
- Successfully launch products and companies
Bring the exceptional Silicon Valley entrepreneurial mindset to your product and company launches, strengthen your portfolio of applied experience, and meet people who can help you shape your business.
A UCSC Silicon Valley Extension Certificate of Completion is available to students successfully completing a Silicon Valley Startup course.
Silicon Valley Ignite—our curriculum partner
The curriculum for the Silicon Valley Startup series is created by Silicon Valley Ignite, an entrepreneurial ecosystem, and a one-stop destination for resources, mentorship and mindset.
More courses coming soon.
- Silicon Valley Startup bootcamps
- Custom corporate training programs
Required Credits: CEUs varies
Duration: Individual courses are four to 12 weeks long.
|Silicon Valley Startup Courses|
|Actualizing and Marketing Products for Profit||1.8 CEUs||Winter Live-Online|
|Business Development for Founders||1.6 CEUs||Winter Live-Online|
|Create Your Startup Story to Inspire Sales||1.0 CEUs||Winter Live-Online|
|Customer Discovery in Product/Market Fit||0.8 CEUs||Winter Live-Online|
|Foundational Legal Issues of Emerging Growth Companies||1.4 CEUs||Winter Live-Online|
|Strategic Partnership Development||1.2 CEUs||Winter Live-Online|
|Verbal Identity: Creating Your Strategic Brand||1.2 CEUs||Winter Live-Online|