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 nonprofit courses provide overview of strides, challenges, and management.


course & name


skills for social impact

context & process of change

Strategic Management of Nonprofit Organizations and Social Ventures (STRAMGT 368)



Strategic Management of Nonprofits (EDUC 377B/ STRAMGT 368)



Ethics On the Edge: Business, Non-Profit Organizations, Government, and Individuals (ETHICSOC 234R / PUBLPOL 134/ PUBLPOL 234)


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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.