The JAMK Leadership Programme | San José State University, Silicon Valley, California
Business Practises in Dynamic Environment | 9th Edition, 5 ECTS Credits, 22.11. - 1.12.2018

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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?

  • master´s level students
  • entrepreneurs and
  • business professionals


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 (SJSU) tuition fee (990 € per person) covers the whole academic content and administrative fee for the San José State University.

If you are a student at JAMK, the SJSU tuition fee is totally covered by your study programme. If you study in another university, please contact your Head of the Programme concerning this tuition fee payment.
The administrative fee (350 euros/person) for JAMK covers bus services for company and other visits, a city tour in San Francisco with the official local guide.

Each participant personnally is responsible to book and pay the flights in a good advance. The participants have to arrive to San Fransisco latest on Thursday 22, November. The departure back home earliest on Saturday 1 December.


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.


First three nights in San Francisco

In San José we recommend you to make your reservation from


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All the applicants will be contacted via email for further information after the application period by the course coordinator. Application period ends September 14, 2018.  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