CEO Crash Course

Want to learn how to operate your business like a real CEO? Have a good idea for a business but unsure of what you need to do?  Join the CEO Crash Course, May 3rd, 10, and 17th brought to you by BlueTechValley, CleanStart and Valley Ventures! BlueTechValley’s CEO Crash Course is a business development boot camp being offered this spring in the Stockton area.

The course will provide you with an understanding of the key components necessary for drafting a business model. We will have concentrations in CEO fundamentals such as how to pitch an idea, the legalities of business, marketing, leadership, team building and more! By the end of the course, you will have developed concrete skills that will aid in advancing your venture.

Attendees will learn

  • essential knowledge and skills required to develop their ventures
  • individualized mentoring
  • benefit from networking opportunities to connect with other companies and domain experts
  • be provided with opportunities to publicize their companies and ideas

This course will be led by one of the pre-eminent professors of entrepreneurship in the country, Dr. Dan Wadhwani.  He is the Fletcher Jones Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Eberhardt School of Business of the University of the Pacific.  He will be joined by Dr. Mehdi Khazaeli, professor of industrial engineering and product design, along with an all-star team of veteran CEOs, attorneys, and specialists.

This kind of deal doesn’t come around often so act now! It is FREE but a limited number of seats are available!

Dates: May 3, 10, 17
Time: 1:00 – 6:00 PM
Location: University of the Pacific, Stockton

Apply to jump-start your venture here.

*A $200 deposit by each participating venture will be needed to secure a spot.  The deposit will be returned upon completion of the CEO CC, which would entail participating in each of the three sessions.

For more information or if you have questions contact Helle Petersen at or 559-278-2066.  A limited number of ventures will be accepted.