California Safari | Hollywood Experience
California Safari is a travel adventure that helps students with an interest in understanding American business principles, economic ideas, and values and practices of innovators with a historical and comparative perspective.
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Hollywood Experience



Your California Safari experience in Hollywood will be one of the most memorable weeks of your life!


In addition to learning insights from top professors about the secrets of success in Hollywood, you will gain hands-on experience and learn communication and public relations skills that will serve you your entire life.


By engaging with people pursuing their heart-felt dreams in Hollywood, you will sense the commitment and the excitement that comes from dreaming a dream and then living it.


Making Dreams Come True in Hollywood and Southern California!


Just about everyone in the world dreams of visiting Hollywood, California, USA. While on Safari in sunny Southern California you will have the chance to visit famous sights like Hollywood Boulevard, the Hollywood sign. Graumans’ Chinese Theatre. Santa Monica Pier. Universal Studios. Disneyland Resort. Silicon Beach. The Pacific Ocean.


The Pacific Ocean Beckons: A Day at the Beach


Many people are drawn to California for the great weather. Your week in Southern California will offer a tour of Santa Monica Beach and Pier, Manhattan Beach and Pier, Hermosa Beach and Pier, and Redondo Beach.


In addition, many tech and innovation companies from around the world are also moving their corporate offices to Southern California. In an interesting blend of high tech and Hollywood, there’s a new beach near tinsel town: Silicon Beach.

Silicon Beach vs. Silicon Valley


Silicon Valley has expanded all the way to Southern California’s Silicon Beach. Silicon Beach, just a few blocks from Marina del Rey and Playa del Rey, and a few miles from Venice Beach, Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach, and Redondo Beach has become the playground for a whole new generation of students and millennials.
Students in-the-know are landing dream jobs at record rates. The future is now. Opportunities to mix tech and innovation to create your own dream company are being taught every day in Southern California, from Loyola Marymount University (LMU), to the University of Southern California (USC) and the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), not to mention some of the most prestigious art and film schools.
Hollywood is changing. Southern California now has the best of everything to offer in both tech, innovation and the arts.


Lights! Camera! Action!

The past is glamorized and immortalized in Hollywood, the present is now, and the future is yours for the taking. From behind-the-scenes looks at how movies are made, to tours of some of the most famous Hollywood landmarks, to the possibilities of finding your dream job or business partner for life. You’ll find it all on a trip to Southern California. Take action NOW!


California Safari is a new approach to build rich relationships between people from around the world – to bring them together in teams to create an entrepreneurial venture guided by the top professors in California. And to connect them to the best and brightest in the world who are here to seek their fortune. And who will go back globally connected and ready for action. Will we see your name in lights? Stop dreaming and be part of the Hollywood dream today.  

Working in Teams with Faculty and your Safari Mates

Discover people who have come from around the world to improve themselves and the lives of others. While catching a glimpse of what it’s like to live and work in Hollywood, you will imagine and then create exciting projects with your assigned teams. 


The connections and the people you will meet will become lifetime friends, colleagues and business partners. The inspiration you gather during the time you are here will deeply influence your future.


Students learn key ideas in economic, legal, and political theory that are the basis for understanding business social systems well beyond the borders of the United States. Drawing on our faculty’s exceptional academic traditions, seminars are given by faculty in the

  • Stanford Engineering Department, Tom Kosnik, author of “Gear UP,” one of the text books studied at Stanford University;  
  • Professor at Brown University, San Francisco University and University of California at Berkeley, Naeem Zafar, author, innovator, and startup guru who recently sold his company Bitzer Mobile to Oracle, 
  • University of Southern California (USC) Professors
  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Professors
  • Loyola Marymount University (LMU) Entrepreneurship Professors

Lectures and workshops cover topics such as business principles, business etiquette and operations, ethical and legal considerations, communication, service leadership, the new economy and the potential of mobile Internet technologies.

Over the two-week program, students complete daily assignments and are asked to present their findings to instructors and fellow students throughout the Safari. They will also learn about relevant career paths from faculty and practitioners, and build a toolkit of critical skills for their future.

Make the most of the possibilities of your life. Be Inspired!

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