The Innovative Technology Leader
Explore the intersection of innovation, technology, and business, and learn to drive strategic change across your organization.
We are living through a tremendous inflection point in history. Explore rapidly accelerating trends in innovation and technology and their implications for you as a technology leader. Recognize and seize your opportunity to write the playbook for the new normal.
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Strategy. Innovation. Leadership. Today’s technology leaders need skills in all three areas. In a time of unprecedented change, the key to success is learning how to keep pace on a global scale, to innovate, and to nurture and develop value-creating ideas across your organization
Over the course of three weeks, you’ll work with Stanford GSB faculty and peers from around the globe to learn how to anticipate and respond to the complex and rapidly changing issues in the world of information technology. Experience design thinking as you apply this human-centered, prototype-driven process to your own business practice and personal leadership style.
Uncover the subtle and often-unseen dynamics underlying technology trends. Learn how to recognize the key drivers of innovation and understand the critical role of effective leadership.
Tailored to the complex and changing role of the technology leader, this unique program combines faculty-led learning, Silicon Valley speakers, and applied design thinking to teach strategy, innovation, and leadership.
Key BenefitsAcquire data, tools, and techniques to drive change and leverage technology across your organization.
- Explore how current technology trends in cloud computing, mobile devices, social media tools, and other areas are driving global growth.
- Leverage technology changes for competitive advantage in an uncertain future.
- Observe and understand the needs of users and customers through design thinking principles.
- Strategize about how to create a culture to support innovation.
- Recognize ways to build personal power and influence in your organization.
Who Should Attend
- Senior-level technology executives with at least 10 to 15 years of management experience
- Executives with responsibility for building and deploying technology to serve their enterprises
- Examples of appropriate titles: chief information officer, chief technology officer, chief marketing officer, vice president of information technology, and vice president of product development
Qualified candidates are admitted on a rolling, space-available basis. Early applications are encouraged.
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The program fee includes tuition, private accommodations, all meals, and course materials.
Payment is due upon admission. Your space is secured upon receipt of full payment.
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byStanford Graduate School of Business
Learn how this program will help you both anticipate and respond to the complex and rapidly changing issues in the world of information technology.
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