From Berkeley to Taiwan: SCET Director Builds Bridges for the Future of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at NTU Forum
David Law, Director of Global Academic Programs at the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SCET), recently served as the keynote speaker at the Future University Forum hosted by National Taiwan University. The Forum, themed around “Innovation & Entrepreneurship Education,” drew participation from universities across Taiwan.
During his keynote address, David provided an insightful overview of the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem at UC Berkeley, emphasizing SCET’s distinctive position as a multidisciplinary academic center. He delved into the Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship, shedding light on the design and execution of SCET’s Challenge Lab project-based entrepreneurship courses.
The audience showed keen interest in SCET’s emphasis on mindset and behavior, recognizing the crucial role these play in preparing students for the dynamic job market. David highlighted SCET’s commitment to cultivating skills such as critical thinking, collaboration, leadership, decision-making, and communication – essential attributes for aspiring startup founders, those involved in family businesses, and individuals seeking roles in established companies.
Looking ahead, SCET anticipates fostering collaborative relationships with Taiwanese universities, envisioning opportunities for the exchange of visiting researchers, scholars, and startup founders. The engagement at the Future University Forum reaffirms SCET’s commitment to empowering the next generation of global innovators through transformative education initiatives.