UCLA GAP - a springboard to gail US market insights


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This webinar, held in English, will provide information to companies that wish to grow in the US and that would like to explore the UCLA Global Access Program as a springboard to the US market or as a way to gain market insights to find ways to accelerate US growth

The Global Access Program  GAP pairs organizations around the world with a team of five professional Fully Employed MBA candidates from the UCLA Anderson School of Management — each in their final year of study. The UCLA Anderson School of Management attracts some of the world’s most accomplished and talented individuals and was ranked the top public business school in the world by the Economist in 2019. 
Over the last 24 years, 889 companies from 26 countries have reaped the benefits of 4,217 GAP students work.
Students address strategic business issues to develop a comprehensive, international new market entry plan under the guidance of distinguished faculty advisors. The output includes

- A comprehensive, independent assessment of your current business plan and corporate growth strategy
- An investment-quality, professional business plan with full financial projections to launch your product into a new market in the US
- Solid recommendations to accelerate your company’s growth to the next stage of development

Moderator: Linus Andersson, Almi

Guest speakers

Chelsea Gossens, Executive Director, External Partnerships, Applied Management Programs, UCLA Anderson School of Management
Jeff Scheinrock, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Assistant Dean and Factulty Director, Applied Management Programs, UCLA Anderson School of Management
3 Swedish companies share their experiences from prior participation in the UCLA Global Access Program 
ELONROAD (https://elonroad.com/">Elonroad – Charge on the fly) - Björn Dahlqvist
Varbi (https://www.varbi.com/">Varbi - Ditt heltäckande rekryteringsverktyg) - Dibah Modhgaddam
Poseidon Driving Systems (https://poseidon.com/">Poseidon) - Patrik Norinder
Anette Widén, Almi – contact person for companies wishing to apply for a 50% subsidy of the UCLA GAP fee. The subsidy is financed by Vinnova. Specific criteria set by Vinnova apply, please contact anette.widen@almi.se for further information.
The criteria and application process will also be described in the webinar

When:Wednesday 1 December at 4 pm – 5 pm Swedish local time (CEST)
Where:Digital through Zoom, log in details are sent the day prior to the webinar
Please register using the purple Anmäl här button below. Please email Anette if you have issues registering

This webinar is organized in cooperation between Almi, Vinnova and UCLA Anderson School of Management. Almi and Vinnova support Swedish SMEs wishing to join this program as we believe it provides a unique way for Swedish SMEs to get access to US talent that can support the Swedish SMEs in gaining company specific US market insights 




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