Leadership Programme | San José State University, Silicon Valley, California
Business Practises in Dynamic Environment | 8th Edition, 5 ECTS Credits, 23.11. - 2.12.2017

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Study Business in California!

Want to strengthen your international business competence in the unique atmosphere of Silicon Valley? Join our leadership programme - participate company visits and business studies offered by San Jose State University. Make an investment in your future! The contacts you will make and the network you'll create will carry you on for the rest of your life.

To whom?

  • to master level students
  • to entrepreneurs and
  • to anyone interested in developing their business skills


Themes from the programme

  • New Trends, Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Ecosystem in Silicon Valley
  • Valuation and Business Plans of Start-ups in Silicon Valley
  • Leadership in a Multicultural and Dynamic Business Environment
  • Marketing and Social Media
  • International Business Speaking
  • Service Quality Concept and Design Thinking
  • International Business Speaking and Global Dialogue
  • Company and Start-ups Visits

Price for students

San José State University tuition fee 990 € per person
Administrative fee for JAMK, bus services for company visits, and a city tour trip at San Francisco with official local guide
About 350 € per person

International Coordinator has reserved flights for 25 students. Each student pays directly to the Travel Agency. Price 815 euros includes airport-hotel transportations both ways.

Price for business professionals


Price for other participants than students is 1500 euros + vat. Price includes company visits and business studies offered in Silicon Valley.
Participant takes personally care of travelling and accommodation arrangements and their costs.

Flights 2017

23 Nov
Scandinavian Airlines SK 1707
Helsinki 09:30 -Copenhagen 10:10

Scandinavian Airlines SK 935
Copenhagen 12:25- San Fransisco 14:45

2 Dec
Scandinavian Airlines SK936
San Fransisco 17:30 - Copenhagen 3Dec 13:20

Scandinavian Airlines SK 1717
Copenhagen 17:00 - Helsinki 19:35


First three nights in San Francisco

In San José in a shared double room

  • at Hotel Anza, 89 US dollars/day/person, including breakfast or
  • at Fairmont hotel, 89 US dollars/day/person, breakfast not included.

Hotel accommodation available in a single room by extra charge.

Apply now!

All the applicants will be contacted via email for further information after the application period by the course coordinator. Application period ends 15.9.2017.  Apply here

Come and succeed in sunny California

California is the largest state in the United States of America. It is the 7th largest economy in the world. California is the hub of IC-technology and of venture capital. California has all through history been the place for up and coming ideas and at the cutting edge of technology.

San José State is conveniently located on 154 acres in downtown San José, midway between San Francisco and the Monterey/Carmel area at the sunny southern end of San Francisco Bay, and is easily accessible from area freeways.


Contact person

Korkia-Aho Risto

Kansainvälisten asioiden koordinaattori, International Coordinator
LIKE Hallinto, Administration
Liiketoiminta, School of Business

Contact person for business professionals

Kivelä Antero

Yrityspalveluasiantuntija, Business Specialist
LIKE T&K, Research and Development
Liiketoiminta, School of Business
Näytä lisää
Lupaan tuoda asiakkaan lähemmäksi JAMKin organisaatiota ja tarjoilla asiakkaalle erilaisia reittejä yhtiestyöhön ja kehittämiseen JAMKinpalvelumahdollisuusksia hyödyntäen. Tarjoan samalla JAMKin yhteistyöverkostoa yritysten käyttöön.