Stanford Ignite - Graduate School of Business
Stanford Ignite: Powering Innovation and Entrepreneurship
This program is intended for individuals who do not have graduate business training (e.g., an MBA).
Program dates & deadlines
- Summer 2013; 4 weeks, full-time June 23 - July 19, 2013; Application closed
- Winter 2014; 9 weeks, part-time January - March; Applications due October 2013
Knight Management Center, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Graduate students: Current graduate students (master's, M.D., Ph.D., post-docs) may apply to both the part-time and full-time programs. Applicants must be studying non-business fields; MBAs or other graduate management students are not eligible.
Professionals: All other applicants may apply for the part-time program only. Minimum of a B.A. or B.S. degree (advanced degree preferred) and some professional experience required. Must be able to attend all sessions on the Stanford campus. Applicants with MBAs, graduate degrees in management and/or extensive managerial training are not eligible.
Approximately 100 classroom hours and 150 project hours. Due to the intensive nature of the program, applicants with other commitments (employment, research, coursework, etc) are encouraged to apply for the part-time offering. The full-time offering requires a 100% time commitment for the duration of the program.
$9,500 USD (non-Stanford participants); $1,450 (Stanford participants, part-time); $750 (Stanford participants, full-time)
Current Stanford graduate students and post-docs are generously supported through a tuition subsidy from the Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education resulting in reduced fees.
This fee includes tuition, course materials, program events and some meals. Housing is available on a limited basis for full-time, non-Stanford participants only. Current Stanford graduate students and post-docs receive a tuition subsidy from the University resulting in reduced fees.
Offers of admission will be made on a rolling basis. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit all materials as soon as possible. To be considered for admission, a complete application will include:
- Online application form, resume and a series of short essays
- Two letters of recommendation
Applications will not be accepted after the published application deadline.
Yossi Feinberg, The John G. McCoy -- Banc One Professor of Economics
Jennifer Russell Sion
Assistant Director, Programs and Marketing