Live Online Program Experience

Stanford GSB Live Online programs offer executives from around the globe an extraordinary opportunity to immerse themselves in an intensive, collaborative learning environment where the focus is continually on the future.

Modeled after some of our most popular executive education offerings, these new virtual programs provide the opportunity to learn directly from some of our most sought-after faculty.

Faculty Research Meets Real-World Experience

Drawing on their own research as well as current trends in business thinking, Stanford GSB faculty combine research-based knowledge with real-world experience, covering a wide range of topics that reflect the most critical challenges facing global business leaders.

Highlights of Stanford GSB Live Online programs include:

  • Live online sessions* taught by the same world-renowned Stanford faculty who teach in our MBA and on-campus programs
  • Guest speakers each week including sought-after experts and top practitioners
  • Group breakout sessions designed to promote content application and discussion around real-world business challenges

Live online sessions will run between the hours of 6:00 and 9:30 am Pacific Time. Live attendance is strongly encouraged; however, recordings of the classes will be made available upon request.

* The number of live sessions will vary from program to program depending on the curriculum.

Designed for Engagement

Professors and guest speakers will be available after their sessions to engage in a dialogue with participants in the innovative and experiential learning style for which Stanford is known. During live online sessions and other scheduled opportunities, you will have dedicated time to ask questions as well as exchange ideas and perspectives with the program faculty director and other teaching faculty.

The combination of the curriculum from our synchronous virtual sessions and thoughtfully-structured group work is designed to inspire dynamic collaboration with your peers. Diverse perspectives across industries, specializations, and global cultures will enhance shared insights and learning.

Vibrant Virtual Community

The Stanford GSB Live Online program experience delivers a personal learning journey, enriched by a community of senior executives, allowing for real-time insights and real-world application. The global, diverse, and experienced community of leaders you will engage with makes this program experience unique. Stanford draws executives from around the globe with varying educational, professional, and social backgrounds and all have achieved mid to senior levels of leadership throughout their careers.

Our programs are designed to create a high level of connectivity and collaboration. Whether during breakout groups, faculty office hours, projects, virtual coffee chats, or online team-building activities, you will have multiple opportunities to get to know your fellow executives and grow your professional network.