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ABOUT CBSI-AP

Through your steadfast support, China Business Studies Initiative (CBSI) is now recognized as a full-fledged center by the University of San Francisco. It will be inaugurated on September 29, 2022  with broader geographic coverage and a renewed focus on innovation. In its eight years of operation, CBSI has become a prestigious and visible platform connecting scholars, practitioners, policymakers, students, and alumni. CBSI-AP is the newest research center at USF that focuses on international business, leveraging the Jesuit’s historical connections to China/Asia and 500 years of the Jesuit tradition of linking global education with commerce.
 

The Center for Business Studies and Innovation in the Asia-Pacific (CBSI-AP) will continue to inform and equip current and future leaders with cutting-edge business knowledge and practices. With a focus on innovation and entrepreneurship, the Center leverages its unique location in San Francisco and Silicon Valley to facilitate broader and deeper interaction between the academic, business, and broader communities in the U.S. and the Asia-Pacific.

Vision: CBSI-AP is the San Francisco/Silicon Valley-based thought-leader, learning hub, and bridge builder for the U.S. and Asia-Pacific business communities.

Mission: The Center for Business Studies and Innovation in the Asia-Pacific (CBSI-AP) informs and equips current and future leaders with cutting-edge business knowledge and practices. With a focus on innovation and entrepreneurship, the Center leverages its unique location in San Francisco and Silicon Valley to facilitate broader and deeper interaction between the academic, business, and broader communities in the U.S. and the Asia-Pacific. 

COLLABORATE WITH:
  • Asia-Pacific Scholars

  • Asia-Pacific Business and Industry Leaders

  • Public Policy Institutions

  • The University of San Francisco Community

  • Development Professionals

CONTRIBUTE TO THE PRODUCTION OF:
  • New research on the innovation of Asia-Pacific

  • A comprehensive resource hub

  • Asia-Pacific related symposia and conferences

  • Development programs

  • Public policy focused on Asia-Pacific member nations' global participation