Fall 2013 Newsletter

New MBA Course from Garwood

Garwood offers a new course in open innovation and business models for Evening and Weekend MBA students. This is an effort to support the initiative of the BUILD Program. Students are challenged to come up with new break-through business models for the following...

Research Report on Managing Open Innovation in Large Firms

Read the full report here The Garwood Center at UC Berkeley and the Fraunhofer Society in Germany have teamed up to conduct the first large sample survey of open innovation. Published in May 2013, this survey reviews how large firms with annual sales in excess of US$...

Emerging Disruptive Business Models Travel Study Program to India

The Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation is extending the Haas Community to India. One of the projects of the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation is engaging with the Haas Alum network in Bangalore, India. There are 30 Haas Alum in India that will host our...

Berkeley Innovation Forum at Lockheed Martin Innovation Center

The Spring 2013 Berkeley Innovation Forum (BIF) was held on April 23 – 25, 2013, and hosted by Lockheed Martin Innovation Center in Suffolk, Virginia. A special “Thanks” to our hosts at Lockheed, who provided both amazing facilities and interesting innovation...

Empowering Young Entrepreneurs

On July 22 – August 9, 2013, the Center for Young Entrepreneurs at Haas, Berkeley Business Academy for Youth hosted its first high school summer academy. Enrolled in the academy were international as well as domestic high school students. The theme and focus of the...

Shanghai Jiao-Tong Partners with Haas for Open Innovation Programs

Shanghai Jiao-Tong University (SJTU) renews their contract with Center for Executive Education (CEE) to offer Chinese executives courses in Business Model Innovation and Sustainability on the International CEO Program on Business Innovation. Following a very...

Undergraduate Program in Open Innovation

  Garwood celebrates their three year success of their support to the Undergraduate Program in Open Innovation and Business Models. This course utilizes creativity and business talents of energetic students to address innovation challenges of real companies. The...

Honorary Doctorate from Hasselt University

  On May 28, 2013, Professor Henry Chesbrough, faculty director of the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, received an honorary doctorate from Hasselt University in Belgium, which recognized him as “the Godfather of Open Innovation.” Professor Chesbrough...

Indian Leaders Learn from Haas Alumni & Faculty

Indian multinationals learned about open innovation at the Garwood where Arun Sarin, Haas Alum and former CEO of Vodafone was the keynote speaker. The special event was hosted at Garwood. Global Advanced Management Program, organized by The All India Management...