General Entrepreneurship

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 general entrepreneurship courses include basic skills for developing a new venture that all entrepreneurs would find helpful.

 

course & name

project-based

skills for social impact

context & process of change

Economics of Technology and Innovation (ECON 225)

Not Offered This Year

    X

Accounting for Managers and Entrepreneurs (MS&E 140/ MS&E 240)

Autumn, Winter, Summer

X    

Building Innovative Brands (MKTG 552)

Winter

    X

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

Winter

    X

Creativity and Innovation (MS&E 277)

Autumn, Spring

X X  

Economics of Innovation (ECON 113/ PUBLPOL 354)

Winter

    X

Taking Innovation to Scale (STRAMGT 545)

Autumn

X X  

Entrepreneurial Management and Finance (MS&E 276)

Spring

  X  

Entrepreneurship from the Perspective of Women (STRAMGT 308)

Winter

    X

Healthcare in Haiti and other Resource Poor Countries (SURG 231)

Spring

    X

HR for Startup (HRMGT 282)

Winter

    X

Technology Entrepreneurship (ENGR 145)

Autumn, Spring, Summer

    X

Technology Venture Formation (MS&E 273)

Autumn

  X  

The Spirit of Entrepreneurship (MS&E 178)

Autumn, Winter, Spring

X X  

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

Winter

X    

VIP: Very Impactful People - Social Innovation & the Social Entrepreneur (URBANST 131)

Autumn, Spring

  X X

Entrepreneurship from the Perspective of Women (STRAMGT 508)

 

X X  

Entrepreneurship in Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE 246)

Spring

X X  

Creating New Ventures in Engineering and Science-based Industries (CHEMENG 196)

Autumn

  X  

Global Entrepreneurial Marketing (MS&E 271)

Winter, Spring

  X  

Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders' Seminar (MS&E 472)

Autumn, Winter, Spring

  X  

The New Business Ideas Workshop (STRAMGT 313)

Winter

  X  

Identify Impactful Problems (ME 410B)

Winter

  X  

Introductory Foresight and Technological Innovation (ME 410A)

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.