Seminal Entrepreneurship and Innovation Skills CAN IN FACT BE LEARNED

Posted by Ikhlaq Sidhu, April 22nd, 2014 You may already be aware that the Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship (BMofE, see link on our CET website – https://cet.berkeley.edu/curriculum/) is a unique teaching model for developing the entrepreneurial mindset, in addition to teaching tactics and providing infrastructure for the new venture process. One of the big questionsContinue reading “Seminal Entrepreneurship and Innovation Skills CAN IN FACT BE LEARNED”

The Path from Executive Education to Corporate Innovation

Posted by Ikhlaq Sidhu, December 23rd, 2013 I’m on my way back from Shanghai after being invited to work with a group of Chinese executives on their product innovation and intrapreneurship strategies, using aspects of my newly developed model for professional/executive education. It’s really an exciting model, that I used with Coca-Cola on their beverageContinue reading “The Path from Executive Education to Corporate Innovation”

Get Out of Your Box – in Madrid

Post by Ikhlaq Sidhu I’ve just returned from Madrid, teaching in the final week of our inaugural Global Engineering Leadership Program.  This program extends the content I designed for the Silicon Valley Professional Program, with an Asian and European perspective on technology firm leadership. While the program covers a variety of new and interesting topics,Continue reading “Get Out of Your Box – in Madrid”

How to Build a High Performing Team

If you want to understand how to build a culture and organization for truly “high performance teams”, then take a close look at “Netflix Culture: Freedom & Responsibility” developed at Neflix by Patty McCord and posted by CEO Reed Hastings on Slideshare.  Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg has called it “the most important document ever to comeContinue reading “How to Build a High Performing Team”

Adam Bosworth: Analyzing Complex Opportunities

Adam Bosworth, an engineering leader, offers his perspective on opportunity in a complex market. Adam Bosworth, pioneer of XML technology and former Vice President of Product Management at Google, illustrates the analysis that lead him to develop his company Keas. As you watch the videos listed below, consider the way Adam deconstructs complex healthcare issues. How does heContinue reading “Adam Bosworth: Analyzing Complex Opportunities”

Steve Blank: Engineering Leadership includes Business Model Design

In this section of the on-line course, Steve Blank introduces concepts of business model design, customer development, and agile engineering encapsulated within this  Engineering Leadership curriculum. The links below are from Udacity.com (https://www.udacity.com/course/ep245)  You can login using a Google or Facebook sign in – or create a new account for yourself. For Engineering Leaders takingContinue reading “Steve Blank: Engineering Leadership includes Business Model Design”