CSI Teaching & Curriculum

Stanford GSB offers a diverse and cutting-edge portfolio of social innovation courses.

CSI supports both tenure-line and adjunct faculty in developing courses that are grounded in the fundamentals of social innovation: impact measurement, human-centered design, systems thinking, and cross-sector approaches.

The Stanford GSB social innovation curriculum is part of a holistic social-innovation learning model that builds off of the management core curriculum and leverages academic frameworks, students’ and professionals’ experiences, and hands-on discovery.

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Course Highlight

Apply engineering and business skills to design product or service prototypes, distribution systems, and business plans for entrepreneurial ventures that meet the challenges faced by the world's poor.

Social Innovation Case Studies

Case studies developed for the Stanford GSB social innovation curriculum are available for purchase by other teaching institutions.

Global Health Innovation Insight Series

Insights and lessons to help innovators succeed on their journey from an idea to the implementation of a global health solution.