SCET PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS

PROGRAMS BUILT FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS

CREATED FOR ENGINEERS BY AN ENGINEER

Our professional programs help techno-centric executives and industry leaders understand the latest trends in technology innovation; maximize their leadership potential and bring their companies and their careers to the next level.  Join us for our series of programs offered in Silicon Valley, online or at UC Berkeley. With our acclaimed Berkeley Method of instruction, we can help you grow your skills and mindset and reach your goals. 

leadership@2x

UNLOCK YOUR LEADERSHIP POTENTIAL

Programs designed for rising technical professionals

Portrait of Eric Brewer

BRINGING YOU CUTTING EDGE

Immersive programs to give you the tools to implement disruptive innovation

ventures@2x

BUILD IT HERE

High intensity programs for starting and growing your new venture

THE SCET DIFFERENCE

It all starts here...

LEADING EDGE METHODOLOGY

The Sutardja Center is also known for developing the Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship (BMoE) & Berkeley Method of Innovation Leadership (BMIL) and the highly acclaimed Engineering Leadership Professional Program. Our founding director, Ikhlaq Sidhu, has also written extensively on Engineering Innovation. We are internationally recognized for our approach.

REPUTATION

The University of California at Berkeley (est. 1868), the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, is located in the San Francisco Bay Area and neighbors the Silicon Valley epicenter of technology innovation.

AWARD-WINNING FACULTY AND INDUSTRY EXPERTS

Instructors are not only experts in their fields but industry icons with practical advice. We access speakers from a wide ecosystem, inside and outside of the University, to ensure your experience blends the best of thought leadership and implementation.

ENGAGEMENT & NETWORKING

Program structure around limited size-group learning that allows for direct interaction with both instructors and peers. The Center offers a variety of opportunities to engage in alumni events, industry roundtables, and university / industry collaborations events.

Award Winning Faculty & Industry Experts

Programs feature award winning faculty, instructors who are experts in their fields and industry icons with practical advice.

Iklaq Sindhu

IKLAQ SIDHU
LEAD INSTRUCTOR

Founding Director and Chief Scientist, UC Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology

Sidhu is the recipient of the 2021 Extraordinary Teaching in Extraordinary Times Award; 2018 IEEE Major Innovation Award, 2009 IndEng Emerging Area Professor Recognition; 1999 3Com Inventor of the Year. He is the author of Innovation Engineering: A Practical Guide to Creating Anything New and holds over 61 US Patents.

THE BEST OF SILICON VALLEY 

Join industry experts from Tesla, Cisco, Siri, Intel, Netflix and more as they lead case study discussion and offer exclusive insights and advice  for you, your career and your company.

THE BERKELEY METHOD

Developed at the UC Berkeley Sutardja Center, the method uses a journey based approach, with inductive learning to teach you innovation frameworks, promote a growth mindset and expand your ecosystem.

The Berkeley Advantage

The University of California at Berkeley (est. 1868), the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation is located in the San Francisco Bay Area and neighbors the Silicon Valley epicenter. The university is home to over 35,000 students and is consistently ranked as one of the top universities worldwide. According to a National Research Council analysis, UC Berkeley has the largest number of highly ranked graduate programs in the country. Since 2000, the National Science Foundation has awarded more Graduate Research Fellowships to UC Berkeley students than to those of any other university (including MIT, Stanford and Harvard).

UC BERKELEY ECOSYSTEM

#1
PUBLIC UNIVERSITY

#2

University in 
the World for Entrepreneurship
(Pitchbook 2020 Rankings)

#2
Engineering School
(US News and World Report)