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The Palo Alto Trip

Experience digital transformation in the world’s tech innovation hub

You will spend a week in Palo Alto, California as a student in our EMBA program, immersed in a community which lives and breathes digital disruption. Gain insight first-hand from the organizations and experts in the hub of technology and business.

This is no ordinary class trip. It’s education with purpose.

Click here for a glimpse at the 2019 residency.

What you get

Benefit

from industry leaders.

Network

with passionate professionals.

Learn

about influential products and trends.

What to Expect

Class

Study on campus at Stanford University with DeGroote and guest faculty, and enjoy panel discussions with industry experts

Tours

Site visits and tours providing first-hand experience at companies like Google, Facebook, Wells Fargo, and Salesforce

Downtime

It’s a busy week but there is a bit of downtime to enjoy the California sun, including a trip to a beautiful winery for dinner

What our students say about Palo Alto:

“The residency module in Palo Alto was awesome!

Our classes were held at Stanford, with some lectures conducted by Stanford professors. We visited Microsoft and discussed trends in AI and machine learning with one of their architects, visited Google, Juniper, and also the innovative design thinking firm, IDEO – these visits helped in gaining a better appreciation of the trends and challenges in technology.

Overall, being in the epicentre of technology disruption was the icing on the cake! We all became wide-eyed when we saw autonomous security robots patrolling the parking lots.”

Mahebub Ladhani – Class of 2017

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