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Dear Prospective Candidate,

Thank you for your recent interest in our Silicon Valley Innovation Leadership Program.  Please read below for more information tuition, lodging, etc. and on how to apply.

Request a brochure for more information and course outline.


This program’s tuition is currently $9,750 for 5 days inclusive of tuition, cases, materials, lunches and numerous networking opportunities.

Submit your application immediately below.

For groups, academics, governments and innovation leaders, special rates apply; please contact Kristin Shopp for more information at

Many companies provide reimbursement for this type of program and for more details on the number of units, course number, etc., please email Keith Gatto at

If you have been recommended by one of our Global Partners, tuition is $8,500 for this program.

Application Process

To apply for the next session, Fall 2019 (October 28 - November 1) to be held on the UC Berkeley campus and in Silicon Valley:

  1. Please fill out the application below.
  2. The deadline for applying is September 15, 2019. Final decisions on acceptance will be sent via email on a rolling admissions basis until October 10th.
  3. Anyone applying after August 15th, will be considered for our waitlist.
  4. Following acceptance by our academic department, candidates will complete the remaining necessary forms and payment with our College of Engineering Executive Education group.


Use the form below to apply to be considered for the UC Berkeley Innovation Leadership Executive Program.

Location and Travel


The two closest airports to UC Berkeley’s campus are:

  • Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)
    A high-speed commuter rail that connects both airports to the UC Berkeley campus.
  • AC Transit
    The East Bay’s public bus system.
    A trip planning website that helps you coordinate the various public transit systems (Bart, Muni, AC Transit).
Lecture Locations

Banatao Auditorium in Sutardja Dai Hall (2594 Hearst Ave, Berkeley, CA 94720) will be the main location for all days except Wednesday, which will be at the David Brower Center.


Site visits to various companies in San Francisco and in Silicon Valley will be in the syllabus. Transportation to and from will be provided for attendees, returning them to Berkeley at day's end.


The UC Berkeley Faculty Club
1 Faculty Club, Berkeley, CA 94720
Phone: (510) 540-5678

Hotel Durant
2600 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704
Reservations: (800) 238-7268

Hotel Shattuck
2086 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone: (510) 845-7300
Fax: (510) 845-7320

Claremont Hotel
41 Tunnel Road, Berkeley, CA 94705
Phone: (800) 551-7266 ext. 1


Please contact Jocelyn Weber below with your specific question about the Innovation Leadership Executive Program.  Thank you again for your interest in this acclaimed UC Berkeley program.

Jocelyn Weber Phipps
Director, Executive Programs, SCET
Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology
Berkeley Engineering
Phone: 925-297-9132

Keith Gatto
Director, Academic Affairs, Executive Education, College of Engineering
University of California, Berkeley
Phone: (510) 664-4464


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