Monday to Friday, February 26 to March 1, 2024 @ San Francisco, USA
GGU Worldwide’s Immersion Program is designed for participants from partner organizations to learn about San Francisco and Silicon Valley's secrets to success—why is this ecosystem the epicenter of innovative products and services on the planet? When you return home, we expect you to utilize the knowledge and best practices gained to become transformative and caring leaders at your companies and communities.
As a participant, you will witness firsthand and hear stories from entrepreneurs, officials, and advocates who live and work in this ecosystem. You will learn about the various companies in the area, including their unique work cultures, business models, and strategic initiatives, making them highly competitive, resilient, and innovative.
You will gain insights into the new nature of work, collaboration, and wellness, get exposed to emerging, evolving, and disruptive technologies, and learn how to use them to make better decisions, personally and professionally. Your learning hub and immersion facilitator, Golden Gate University, is a 120+ year-old educational contributor to the growth and livability of San Francisco and the Silicon Valley.
First day: Innovation Hub - Gain insights on innovation, livability, and sustainability in San Francisco & Silicon Valley ecosystem, and how these traits are connected to emerging, evolving, and disruptive technologies.
Second day: Construct, Collaborate, and Care - Learn how successful businesses like Salesforce, Deloitte, and Plug and Play use these 3Cs in nurturing the best solutions.
Third day: Business Landscape - The ecosystem is a meeting place where entrepreneurs and funders connect to make investment opportunities for startups a reality.
Fourth day: Cultural Visits - Be captivated by San Francisco’s charm and wit, visit its renowned cultural spaces, urban landscape, and get inspired by them -- just like local entrepreneurs do.
Fifth day: Leader’s Reflections - Integrative sessions for on-the-spot sharing of creative suggestions to improve the approaches and situations at their respective organizations and communities.