Learn how to grow your organization with Stanford professors Huggy Rao and Robert Sutton, authors of the bestseller Scaling Up Excellence: Getting to More Without Settling for Less. Rao and Sutton, along with a cast of scaling superstars, teach you what it takes to create, spread, and sustain excellence as a venture expands, matures, and becomes more complex.
Course Dates: September 15, 2014 - October 19, 2014
Register By: September 12, 2014
In this free five-week course, participants learn essential scaling concepts and principles, how the best leaders shift their focus as a team or organization expands, and when (and how) to change company culture, structure, and strategy as scaling unfolds.
Stanford’s course production team has created a fast-paced, fun online experience. The course features brief, punchy lectures from Rao and Sutton on what they learned from their eight years of research on what it takes to scale up without screwing up. These lessons are brought to life with wise advice and insightful stories from a cast of scaling stars who were interviewed just for the course:
Participants apply what they learn in multimedia case studies, team-based exercises, and a final project where they build a plan for overcoming scaling challenges that vex every venture. Selected scaling plans will be showcased in a live webinar with Rao and Sutton at the end of the course.Learn More »