Technology Firm Leadership

INDENG 171 (3 units)

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Class Description

This course explores key management and leadership concepts relevant to the high-technology world. Topics include the firm's key operations, strategic issues, and managerial leadership including personal leadership and talent management. This course prepares technical and business minded students for careers focused on professional and management track careers in high technology. Students undertake intensive study of actual business situations through rigorous case-study analysis.


Due to high demand, this class requires an application.



Dr. Pamela Park

Dr. Park advises leaders in Silicon Valley, drawing from her award-winning teaching and research on North Star leadership at UC Berkeley. Across the course of her career, Dr. Park has advised startup founders, CEOs, investors, Fortune 500 leaders and boards, and senior U.S. government officials. Prior to government service, Dr. Park worked as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs & Co. Dr. Park has taught at Harvard and is currently on the faculty at UC Berkeley. Dr. Park received her doctorate from Harvard Business School, her M.A. degree in Regional Studies East Asia from Harvard University, and her B.A. in Economics from Harvard College. She also holds a certificate in leadership coaching strategies from Harvard University.

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Case Study


This case explores how Ryan Peterson, UC Berkeley and Columbia Business School graduate, built and scaled Flexport into one of the fastest growing companies in the US.

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