Students at Stanford Graduate School of Business have access to entrepreneurship courses from across the university. Explore below.
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Stanford Entrepreneurship Courses
Experiential courses offer hands-on learning about the process of evaluating new venture opportunities.
|Startup Garage: Design||AUT||GSB|
|Startup Garage: Testing and Launch||WIN||GSB|
|Create a New Venture: From Idea to Launch I||WIN||GSB|
|Create a New Venture: From Idea to Launch II||SPR||GSB|
|Social Ventures Practicum||SPR||GSB|
|Search Fund Garage||SPR||GSB|
|Biodesign Innovation: Needs Finding and Concept Creation||WIN||GSB / SoE / SoM|
|Biodesign Innovation: Concept Development and Implementation||SPR||GSB / SoE / SoM|
|“Design for Extreme Affordability I||WIN||GSB / d.school / SoE|
|Design for Extreme Affordability II||SPR||GSB / d.school / SoE|
|Creativity Rules: Inventing the Future||AUT, SPR||d.school|
|LaunchPad: Design and Launch Your Product or Service||SPR||d.school / SoE|
|Creativity and Innovation||WIN||d.school / SoE|
|The Lean LaunchPad: Getting Your Lean Startup Off the Ground||WIN||SoE|
|“Hacking for Defense”: Solving National Security Issues with the Lean Launchpad||SPR||SoE|
Learn critical functional skills from the perspective of new and growing ventures.
Students can learn about innovating within industries that interest them through these courses.
Foundations in Entrepreneurship
Students gain insight into starting and leading a new business through foundational courses.
|Creating and Scaling High Potential Ventures in Developing Economies||WIN||GSB|
|Creating, Building, and Sustaining Breakthrough Ventures||AUT||GSB|
|Beyond Disruption: Entrepreneurial Leadership Within Existing Organizations||AUT||GSB|
|Innovation Strategy and Operations||WIN||GSB|
|Entrepreneurship from Diverse Perspectives||AUT||GSB|
|Equity by Design: Building Diverse and Inclusive Organizations||SPR||GSB|
|POWer Building: The Entrepreneurial Mindset from the Perspective of Women||WIN||GSB|
|Entrepreneurship: Formation of New Ventures||AUT, WIN, SPR||GSB|
|Riding The Next Wave in Developing Economies||AUT||GSB|
|Concepts and Analytic Skills for the Social Sector||WIN||GSE|
|The Spirit of Entrepreneurship||AUT, WIN, SPR||SoE|
|Dynamic Entrepreneurial Strategy||WIN||SoE|
|Intelligent Growth in Startups||SPR||SoE|
|Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders’ Seminar||AUT, WIN, SPR||SoE|
|Entrepreneurial Leadership (Part of DFJ Entrepreneurial Leaders Program)||WIN, SPR||SoE|
These courses explore strategies and methods for entrepreneurs to create impact in the world beyond shareholder value.
|Investing for Good||WIN||GSB|
|Strategic Philanthropy and Impact Investing||SPR||GSB|
|Problem Solving for Social Change||AUT||GSB|
|Philanthropy: Strategy, Innovation and Social Change||AUT||GSB|
|Making Social Ventures Happen by Attracting Financial and Human Capital||WIN||GSB|
|Formation of Impact Ventures||WIN||GSB|
|Strategic Management of Nonprofit Organizations and Social Ventures||WIN||GSB|
|Taking Social Innovation to Scale||WIN||GSB|
|Assessing High Impact Business Models in Emerging Markets||AUT||GSB|
|VIP: Very Impactful People - Social Innovation and the Social Entrepreneur||AUT, SPR||SoHS|
In these courses, students learn to navigate the challenges associate with rapid growth.
|Building and Managing Professional Sales Organizations||WIN, SPR||GSB|
|Managing Growing Enterprises||AUT, WIN, SPR||GSB|
|Innovation and Non-Founder CEOs||WIN||GSB|
|Conversations in Management||AUT, SPR||GSB|