Global Access Program

Access new markets. Accelerate global expansion.

Each year the Global Access Program (GAP) sends teams of talented professionals around the world to work with select technology companies. These final-year MBA students invest thousands of hours in research with one goal in mind: to find new growth opportunities to take a company to its next level of development. With a focus on foreign new market entry, GAP helps companies to expand with precision to any country in the world.

 

A Program With Real Benefits.

GAP offers companies an investment-quality strategic new market entry plan,
with full financial projections. Here's how it works:

Partner with GAP Professionals

Partner with
Diverse Professionals

 

On average, GAP students are 32 years old, fully employed, muti-disciplined and have an average of 8 years of professional experience

Develop the Right Hypothesis

Develop the research
plan and project scope

 

Two company executives meet with students at UCLA for 2 days to define the project scope

Assess the Research

Conduct and Analyze the
Research

 

100+ personal interviews with customers, experts, distributors/resellers & consultants

Develop Your Strategy

Develop and Refine Your
Strategy

 

Executives return to UCLA to receive a comprehensive business plan and observe the teams presentation to a panel of three expert judges

 
 

Each GAP team is advised for 6 months by our world class faculty members and technology experts.

Connect with a lifelong
network of over 100
technology entrepreneurs
from around the world.