Leadership & Management

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 leadership and management courses include content useful for anyone launching a new nonprofit or for-profit venture.

 

course & name

project-based

skills for social impact

context & process of change

Corporations (LAW 242)

Spring, Autumn

  X  

Cross Cultural Medicine (HRP 212)

Spring

  X  

Entrepreneurial Leadership (MS&E 279)

Winter, Spring

  X  

Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital (STRAMGT 354)

Winter

  X  

Introduction to Public Service Leadership (EDUC 126A)

Winter

  X  

Leading with Mindfulness and Compassion (GSBGEN 324)

Spring

  X X

Preparation and Practice for Biotechnology Business and Finance (INDE 239)

Winter

  X  

The Spirit of Entrepreneurship (MS&E 178)

Autumn, Winter, Spring

  X  

Designing Empathy-Based Organizations (GSBGEN 555)

 

  X  

Managing to Outcomes in Government, Education, and Nonprofit Organizations (STRAMGT 526)

 

    X

Savvy: Crafting Effective Communication (GSBGEN 554)

 

  X  

Instructional Leadership: Building Capacity for Excellent Teaching (EDUC 290)

Spring

  X 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.