Design

Across all seven schools, Stanford has a valid portfolio of courses relevant to social entrepreneurship.

Project-based courses, where you can work on your social venture idea.

Lecture-based, skills and framework courses, to develop basic skills necessary to launch and grow an organization, or to help with funding a social venture or supporting social entrepreneurship in other ways.

Lecture-based, field overview courses, to get a broader landscape view of a particular domain or approach to social impact

 

The listed design courses focus on idea generation and design and prototyping stages in addressing a problem.

 

course & name

project-based

skills for social impact

context & process of change

Technology for Learners (EDUC 281X)

Not Offered This Year

X    

Biodesign Innovation: Needs Finding and Concept Creation (MED 272A/ BIOE 374A/ ME 368A/ OIT 384)

Winter

X X  

Create a New Venture: From Idea to Launch I (STRAMGT 321)

Winter

X X  

Create a New Venture: From Idea to Launch II (STRAMGT 322)

Winter

X X  

Creative Gym: A Design Thinking Skills Studio (ME 366)

Spring

X X  

Creativity and Innovation (MS&E 277)

Autumn, Spring

X    

CS + Social Good: Using Web Technologies to Change the World (CS 90SI)

Autumn

X X  

D.HEALTH: Design Thinking for Better Health (ME 423)

Winter

X    

Design for a Sustainable World (CEE 177S/ CEE 277S)

Spring

X X  

Design for Extreme Affordability (OIT 333)

Winter

X X  

Design Thinking Bootcamp:Experiences in Innovation and Design (ME 377)

Autumn

X X  

Designing Research-Based Interventions to Solve Global Health Problems (EDUC 335X/ AFRICAST 135/ AFRICAST 235/ EDUC 135X/ MED 235/ HUMBIO 26)

Spring

  X  

Designing Research-Based Interventions to Solve Global Health Problems (MED 235)

Spring

  X  

Engineering for Good: Save the World and Have Fun Doing It (EE 46)

Spring

X    

Entrepreneurial Design for Extreme Affordability (ME 206A)

Winter

X    

Entrepreneurial Design for Extreme Affordability (ME 206B)

Spring

X    

Entrepreneurial Design for Extreme Affordability (OIT 333)

Winter

X X  

Entrepreneurial Design for Extreme Affordability (OIT 334)

Spring

X X  

From Play to Innovation (ENGR 280)

Spring

X    

Project-Based Engineering Design, Innovation, and Development (ME 310C)

Spring

X    

Providing Safe Water for the Developing and Developed World (CEE 174A)

Autumn

X    

Renewable Energy Infrastructure (CEE 217)

Winter

X X  

Senior Capstone Design II (BIOE 141B)

Winter

X    

Technology Entrepreneurship (ENGR 145)

Autumn, Spring, Summer

X    

The Designer in Society (ME 315)

Winter

X X  

The Lean LaunchPad: Getting Your Lean Startup Off the Ground (ENGR 245)

Winter

X    

The Startup Garage: Design (SOMGEN 282/ CHEMENG 482)

Autumn

X X  

The Startup Garage: Design (STRAMGT 356)

Autumn

X X  

The Startup Garage: Design (STRAMGT 356)

Autumn

X    

The Startup Garage: Testing and Launch (CHEMENG 484/ SOMGEN 284)

Winter

    X

The Startup Garage: Testing and Launch (STRAMGT 366 (CHEMENG 484/ SOMGEN 284))

Winter

X X  

Transformative Design (ENGR 231)

Autumn

X    

Business Collaboration to Promote a Sustainable Food System (GSBGEN 337)

 

X X X

Designing Learning Spaces (EDUC 303)

Spring

X X  

Innovations in Education (EDUC 338)

Winter

X X  

Powerful Ideas for Learning Sciences and Technology Design (EDUC 421)

Spring

    X

The Changing Art Ecosystem: Entrepreneurial Approaches for Artists and Arts Organizations (ARTSINST 160)

Autumn

  X  
 

Last updated on September 23, 2014. All courses are subject to change. Check with Stanford Explore Courses for the latest information. Consult with your department for credit and degree information.