College of Business Executive Education

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Executive Education

The Lam Family 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.

Featured Program

Seventh Annual Women's Emerging Leadership Forum

Friday, April 2, 2021, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Online Event

The Lam Family College of Business at San Francisco State University is hosting our seventh annual Women’s Emerging Leadership Forum as an online event on Friday, April 2, 2021. The event theme this year is “Leading through Uncertainty".

This annual event is a lively and engaging forum designed to help you achieve your full potential in the workplace by bringing together a diverse group of successful and aspiring leaders to exchange ideas and hard-earned insights, share knowledge and learn how to avoid common pitfalls on the path to career advancement, and identify ways to enhance your leadership skills while making meaningful connections and expanding your professional network.

Past Program Highlights

Third Annual Entrepreneurship Symposium & Innovation Pitch Competition

Friday, June 5, 2020
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Online Event

Hosted by San Francisco State University Lam Family College of Business, the third annual Entrepreneurship Symposium is part of the Lam-Larsen Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative.

This event is also sponsored by MUFG Union Bank, and we thank them for their generous support.

This program is designed for budding entrepreneurs and early-stage startup founders seeking to develop stronger entrepreneurial skills and to build their network. Participants who are able to bring intellectual rigor, curiosity, and the drive to go out and apply what they learn in this program will see a successful transformation of themselves by the end of this event.

Sixth Annual Women's Emerging Leadership Forum

Friday, October 11, 2019
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

This annual event is a lively and engaging forum designed to help women achieve their full potential in the workplace by bringing together a diverse group of successful and aspiring leaders to exchange fresh ideas and hard-earned insights, to learn and avoid common pitfalls on the path to career advancement, and to identify ways to enhance your leadership skills while making meaningful connections and expanding your professional network.

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.