Date: June 7th to July 12th 2023

OPEN Global brings you a Mini MBA in Entrepreneurship, a 6-week instructor-led and self-paced virtual certification program, led by Silicon-Valley based instructors who are serial entrepreneurs and professors at UC Berkeley and Northeastern University.

The program is geared towards early-stage entrepreneurs, who are looking for instructional, practical real-world learning as well as interactive sessions with fellow members. This program will prepare you to start right on your journey and prepare you to create your pitch to raise funding. This program is offered through TiE Silicon Valley. Attendees will receive certificates of completion.

Cost of Program: $149

Meet The Instructors



Naeem is a seasoned executive who has led several high-tech businesses as the CEO and guided dozens as a Board member or an advisor. Naeem has taught entrepreneurship and innovation at several leading universities including UC Berkeley, Brown University, SCET, Fung Institute of Engineering Leadership, and Northeastern University. Naeem’s specialties include raising capital for startups, corporate strategy, product positioning, marketing, business development as well as M&A.


Paul is a successful entrepreneur and a founder of multiple startups and now is an advisor to many software startups. Having worked as the head of marketing for many B2B startups in their $0-$50M journey, he brings in a unique experience to scale marketing and sales while keeping acquisition costs low. He also teaches “Sales and Marketing for Entrepreneurs” courses at Northeastern University and the University of California, Berkeley.


Led by Entrepreneurs

Learn from experienced entrepreneurs so that you can avoid some of the mistakes on your entrepreneur journey. This is why we call this For Entrepreneurs By Entrepreneurs!

Experienced Faculty

Learn from adjunct faculty members who have coached hundreds of students many of whom have gone on to start successful companies.


Network with fellow entrepreneurs and members of the TiE ecosystem.

Seek Solutions

Bring your business problems and get answers from the TiE faculty

Propel Entrepreneurial Growth

Learn about tools, techniques, methodology, and guidance needed to propel entrepreneurial growth.

Certificate of Completion

Receive a certificate of completion from TiE Silicon Valley

Program Details


Conducting Market Research

Develop a comprehensive understanding to test product viability using sophisticated business models to inexpensive ways

Team – Dividing Equity, Hiring, Conflict Management, and Culture

Learn steps needed to nurture the most valuable asset of any startup – “the people”

Go-to-Market – Starting The Sales Engine

Lay the groundwork to get the crucial momentum of at the initial sales

Go-to-Market Plans, Get Marketing Engine Started

Formulate marketing plans to create an engine for lead generation that will help you scale

Building a Financial Model

Understand unit economics, estimate your financing need and build

How to be Investor-ready

Pointers to fine-tune presentation to grab investor’s attention

Date: June 7th to July 12th 2023