Welcome to the Global Entrepreneurship Leadership Symposium, 2011
The Lester Center for Entrepreneurship and Intel are pleased to invite you to attend the Intel+UC Berkeley Global Entrepreneurship Leadership Symposium (GELS) to be held in Berkeley, California at the Walter A. Haas School of Business from November 7-11, 2011. GELS is a joint project of Intel Corporation and the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of California, Berkeley and brings together faculty from world class institutions of higher education for an intense week-long program to exchange ideas and practices in teaching and fostering entrepreneurship. It is part of the Intel+UC Berkeley Global Entrepreneurship Initiative that also includes the Intel Global Challenge at UC Berkeley, a global business plan competition. We look forward to your participation in the 2011 Global Entrepreneurship Leadership Symposium and to welcoming you to Berkeley this November.
Information on the 2011 Global Entrepreneurship Leadership Symposium
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About the Global Entrepreneurship Leadership Symposium
The Global Entrepreneurship Leadership Symposium provides concepts, processes and tools to enable qualified individuals to effectively mentor emerging entrepreneurs. Further, the program provides unique hands on experience of observing and practicing mentorship and facilitated leadership. The program is based on the strong principles and practices of the UC Berkeley Entrepreneurship and Innovation program lead by the Lester Center and its globally recognized faculty. The program presents these practices in the context of an intellectual framework suitable for government officials, program managers and public policy leaders, to enhance their ability to create a constructive environment conducive to entrepreneurial accomplishment.
The weather in November is typically in the fifties and sixties (Fahrenheit), and can be rainy. Temperatures can drop quickly at night, so come prepared with a medium-weight jacket and an umbrella. Check http://www.weather.com/weather/local/94708 for an up-to-date forecast.
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