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The Stanford Graduate School of Business provides a number of opportunities for industry’s top thought leaders to share their perspective, expertise, and advice with our students. Please contact us to learn how your organization can participate.
View from the Top Speaker Series
The Dean's speaker series, View From The Top, is a student-run initiative that brings well-respected leaders from a variety of business, government and social sector communities to campus to share their personal views on leadership with student audiences. Speakers typically discuss their core values, share their lessons learned, and their recipe for effective leadership; including reflection on career and life choices. Past speakers have included Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Sheila Johnson, and Colin Powell.
Global Speakers Series
The Global Management Program (GMP) seeks to enrich the GSB community's global perspective by inviting top executives, government leaders, and other distinguished guests to speak on globally relevant topics as part of its Global Speaker Series. Speakers share personal reflections on leading a global career and inspire students to develop as future leaders in their fields of choice.
Student Conferences and Events
Student conferences offer organizations an opportunity to connect with a targeted group of students, and build brand awareness on campus. The student-led conferences provide a unique opportunity to align your organization's industry expertise with the interests of our students through participation as panelists and lead speakers at the campus events.
Sloan Top Management Seminar
The Stanford Sloan Master's Program for mid-career executives hosts a speaker series to complement the academic work of the Sloan Fellows. Fellows gain additional frameworks and concepts necessary for success as they assume increasing managerial responsibility. Throughout the academic year, speakers address leadership issues, hold extended discussions, and meet informally with Sloan Fellows at receptions and dinners. An impressive array of top-level leaders from government, industry, and the nonprofit sector come to the Sloan classroom to discuss issues of leadership. The Sloan Top Management Seminar is open only to Sloan students.