Who Should Attend
The program is designed for entrepreneurs, innovators, scientists, engineers, and students with validated business ideas who are currently developing their go to market strategies and plans. It is appropriate for entrepreneurs who are starting a new venture or who are in the early stages of a recently launched venture. Participants are selected based on the potential for success of the individual and their idea.
A Stanford Academic Experience
Stanford Go-to-Market is taught through a combination of in-person instruction and live sessions delivered by distance-learning technology. Classes are taught by the same renowned faculty that teach the Stanford MBA Program. Instruction takes place through a combination of lectures, case evaluations, small-group discussions, panels, and guest speakers. All instruction is conducted in English.
Leveraging Stanford’s deep connection to Silicon Valley, Stanford Go-to-Market exposes you to leading edge research and frameworks in the areas of:
- Business models
- Go to market strategy
- Building teams
- Pitching investors
Upon completion of the program, you will receive a certificate from Stanford GSB.
Stanford Go-to-Market is an intensive six-day, full-time program. Admitted participants must be able to attend all sessions.
You must have an undergraduate degree, and be able to speak and read English.
Your business idea must be developed enough that it will be ready for market entry within two years. You should also have a working prototype. Third-party validation such as patents, awards, or commitments from investors or customers will strengthen your application.
The cost of attendance includes course materials, program events, and some meals.
|Tuition for Stanford Go-to-Market
Accepted applicants will be eligible to apply for a partial tuition fellowship.We expect to award partial scholarships, of varying amounts, to the majority of participants based on merit and financial need. Typically, most scholarships will cover 25% of program expenses, yet a select few will receive up to $4,500 in funding.
Submit your application as early as possible. Applications will not be accepted after the published deadline.