College of Business Executive Education

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Executive Education

The College of Business Executive Education program aims to train and develop the next generation of leaders.

Our programs are designed to prepare and empower you for an ever-evolving global economy. Our short courses will expand your leadership skills and polish your talents to become valuable assets in your career. Participate and learn from our world-renown faculty and speakers in the heart of San Francisco, where the global market grows every day.

Program Highlights for 2018

Fifth Annual Women's Emerging Leadership Forum

Friday, September 21, 2018
8 a.m.–4 p.m.

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Learn from our diverse panel of accomplished women at the pinnacle of their fields who are empowering the next generation of aspiring leaders.

Our forum provides an engaging environment for participants to share knowledge and expand their professional network. At this year’s event, you’ll develop your leadership skills by learning valuable insights and effective tips to improve your communication and negotiation skills, break into predominantly male industries and career fields, build your network, find a mentor, and position yourself for a leadership role in your organization.

How To Do Business in the Pacific Rim

Friday, October 12, 2018
9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Agenda and Speakers

Special Pricing for San Francisco State Alumni, Faculty and Lecturers

International trade professionals are invited to take advantage of this great opportunity to learn how to do business in the Asian Pacific Rim. Gain insight on utilizing e-commerce, social media and other marketing tools to attract consumers overseas and network with business professionals in your industry.

This event is co-hosted by the College of Business and California Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce. For questions about the event, please contact Thuy Nguyen,, 916-446-7883.

Custom Programs

Our custom programs are designed for your company and your company’s specific challenges. We work closely with organizations of all sizes to develop customized programs that are tailored to their particular learning and development needs. For every partner organization we serve, our goal is to ensure the knowledge learned from our programs is applied back in their organization, creating lasting value and measurable impact. For more information, see Custom Programs.