How long does the program run and how many hours will I spend in class?

The PTD classes will meet Monday, July 7 through Thursday, July 31. Classes will run from 10am-12pm and from 2-4pm unless otherwise noted.

The program will include four weeks of intensive class and group work, with four days of field exposure to international trade experts working in agriculture and technology industries in Central California. The program also includes a 3-day weekend trip to San Francisco (lodging provided).

Field exposure includes trips to technology, agriculture, government and finance organizations on the Central Coast and in the San Francisco Bay Area area (including Silicon Valley). Past site visits have included Ebay, Wells Fargo, Driscoll's, Matsui Orchid Nursery, Cisco, Hub Ventures, Kiva and Google as well as a visit to the Economic Development department of the City of San Jose. Further details will be given to accepted students with their schedules.