We offer a variety of programs for executives to collaborate with our faculty and PhD students in conducting research, sharing data, creating and testing new insights and ideas with students, engaging with forward-thinking industry peers, and pursuing lifelong education

Corporate Innovation

The Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation offers a series of programs to enable forward-thinking executives to create and advance new solutions to corporate business challenges. We engage with respected executives and academics to share experiences and challenges surrounding business model innovation, open innovation strategies, the application of startup models in a corporate context, and emerging ideas such as collaboration among competitors.

Business Analytics

The Fisher Center for Business Analytics seeks to facilitate collaboration with industry through research and education. Executives may partner with Haas faculty and students around the exploratory analysis of data or through a deep, data-driven investigation of specific research questions.


The Berkeley-Haas Entrepreneurship Program relies on the ongoing affiliations with company partners, including venture capital firms, law firms, and startups. Participation in the Berkeley entrepreneurial ecosystem and sponsoring events provide companies with a linkage to a world-class institution in the heart of Silicon Valley that is producing some of the brightest startup minds.

Applied Design Thinking

The Innovation, Creativity, and Design Practice (ICDP) is at the core of Berkeley’s leadership in human-centered and design-thinking based approaches to innovation. ICDP develops hands-on innovation, creativity, and design thinking skills and methods to lead change.

Entrepreneurship in the Middle East

AMENA Center for Entrepreneurship & Development leverages the strengths of the University of California at Berkeley to alleviate the region’s entrepreneurship, innovation, intra-preneurship, skills, and gender gaps and instills entrepreneurial mindsets by building bridges with Silicon Valley.