General Finance

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 education courses include skills useful for those interested in funding for-profit social ventures, and those launching ventures who need to understand basics of accounting, financial statements, etc.

 

course & name

project-based

skills for social impact

context & process of change

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

Autumn, Winter, Summer

    X

Entrepreneurial Finance (FINANCE 373)

Spring

  X  

Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital (STRAMGT 354)

Winter

    X

Global Project Finance (CEE 227)

Winter

  X  

Introduction to Financial Accounting (ECON 190)

Autumn, Winter

    X

Investment Management and Entrepreneurial Finance (FINANCE 321)

Autumn

    X

Silicon Valley Meets Wall Street (ECON 10)

Autumn, Winter, Spring

  X  

The Evolution of Finance (MGTECON 343)

Winter

    X

Venture Capital I (LAW 465)

Winter

  X  

Venture Capital II: Starting and Running a Venture-Backed Company (LAW 401)

Spring

  X  

Angel and Venture Capital Financing and Decision Making (FINANCE 385 / STRAMGT 552)

 

  X  

Evaluating Earnings Quality (ACCT 506)

 

X   X

Impact Investing (LAW 681V)

Winter

  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.