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  • DESINST 390  | 2022-2023
    Advanced Design Studio will help magnify your design skills, expose you to design-related positions after Stanford, and coach you through working on a project of your own devising. As a key component of the project-based course, students will engage and work with professionals in a range of creative roles. If ...
  • FINANCE 385  | 2022-2023 Autumn

    Instructors:

    • Jacobs, B.
    • Strebulaev, I.
    • Alvarez, G.
    This course covers all the stages of funding for early stage high-growth companies, from seed funding to venture capital rounds to a successful exit. We will concentrate on how entrepreneurs and investors make and should make important decisions. Examples of issues that we will cover are: How can entrepreneurs raise ...
  • ME 368B  | 2022-2023 Spring

    Instructors:

    • Venook, R.
    • Denend, L.
    • Pradhan, P.
    • Rochford, K.
    • Berry, C.
    • Piper, S.
    • Edmonds, Z.
    • Makower, J.
    In this two-quarter course series ( BIOE 374A/B, MED 272A/B, ME 368A/B, OIT 384/5), multidisciplinary student teams identify real-world unmet healthcare needs, invent new health technologies to address them, and plan for their implementation into patient care. During the first quarter (winter), students select and characterize an important unmet healthcare ...
  • MED 272B  | 2022-2023 Spring

    Instructors:

    • Venook, R.
    • Denend, L.
    • Pradhan, P.
    • Rochford, K.
    • Berry, C.
    • Piper, S.
    • Edmonds, Z.
    • Makower, J.
    In this two-quarter course series ( BIOE 374A/B, MED 272A/B, ME 368A/B, OIT 384/5), multidisciplinary student teams identify real-world unmet healthcare needs, invent new health technologies to address them, and plan for their implementation into patient care. During the first quarter (winter), students select and characterize an important unmet healthcare ...
  • BIOE 374A  | 2022-2023 Winter

    Instructors:

    • Venook, R.
    • Denend, L.
    • Edmonds, Z.
    • Makower, J.
    • Lumagui, S.
    In this two-quarter course series ( BIOE 374A/B, MED 272A/B, ME 368A/B, OIT 384/5), multidisciplinary student teams identify real-world unmet healthcare needs, invent new health technologies to address them, and plan for their implementation into patient care. During the first quarter (winter), students select and characterize an important unmet healthcare ...
  • MED 272A  | 2022-2023 Winter

    Instructors:

    • Venook, R.
    • Denend, L.
    • Edmonds, Z.
    • Makower, J.
    • Lumagui, S.
    In this two-quarter course series ( BIOE 374A/B, MED 272A/B, ME 368A/B, OIT 384/5), multidisciplinary student teams identify real-world unmet healthcare needs, invent new health technologies to address them, and plan for their implementation into patient care. During the first quarter (winter), students select and characterize an important unmet healthcare ...
  • GSBGEN 310  | 2022-2023 Spring

    Instructors:

    • Shaw, K.
    There is no denying that we are in the AI-era: around 90% of tech executives today embrace AI and want to expand its use. Firms will be newly created to focus on AI products, or large firms will find new capabilities in AI products or processes. How will AI be ...
  • BIOHOPK 315H  | 2022-2023
    The course will cover multiple skills required to succeed in graduate school and beyond, including fund raising, publishing, selecting career options, job application and negotiation, and teaching, through lectures, group discussions, and practical excercises.
  • OB 612  | 2022-2023
    The careers of individuals are shaped by their movement within and between organizations, whether those be established employers or entrepreneurial ventures. Conversely, organizations of all sizes are shaped by the flows of individuals through them as individuals construct careers by pursuing different opportunities. This course will examine sociological and economic ...
  • SOC 312G  | 2022-2023
    The careers of individuals are shaped by their movement within and between organizations, whether those be established employers or entrepreneurial ventures. Conversely, organizations of all sizes are shaped by the flows of individuals through them as individuals construct careers by pursuing different opportunities. This course will examine sociological and economic ...
  • BIOS 282  | 2022-2023
    Using the ADAPT Integrated Development Model, this course will focus on the areas of Development and Awareness. It is designed for students who aspire to gain clarity and insights about themselves their career choices and options. It is designed to encourage self-knowledge and increased awareness of roles and job opportunities ...
  • STRAMGT 321  | 2022-2023
    S321/S322 is an integrated lab course in Entrepreneurship designed to teach students the process of creating a new viable venture - from Idea to Launch. It is a dynamic and interactive course organized around projects undertaken by teams of 3 to 4 registered students from the MSx and MBA programs ...
  • STRAMGT 322  | 2022-2023
    S321/S322 is an integrated lab course in Entrepreneurship designed to teach students the process of creating a new viable venture - from Idea to Launch. It is a dynamic and interactive course organized around projects undertaken by teams of 3 to 4 registered students from the MSx and MBA programs ...
  • MS&E 284  | 2022-2023
    Modern organizations are immersed in data and are turning to data science to address a variety of business problems. Yet the challenge to realizing the potential of data science lies not only in the technology, but in the transformation of teams, structures, culture, and processes. In this course we will ...
  • ENGR 311B  | 2022-2023 Winter, Spring

    Instructors:

    • Davies, K.
    • Venkatesh, U.
    • Simamora, C.
    • Webb, S.
    • Liu, D.
    Wondering how to weave together what really fits you, is doable, and will be satisfying and meaningful? Have more questions than answers? Have too many ideas for your career, or not enough? This course applies the mindsets and innovation principles of design thinking to the "wicked problem" of designing your ...
  • EFSLANG 694  | 2022-2023
    For advanced graduate students. Task-based practice of language appropriate for professional settings in industry and related teamwork. Simulation of the roles of manager, applicant, subordinate, and coworker. Prerequisite: EFSLANG 693A, or consent of instructor. Enrollment limited to 14.
  • MS&E 472  | 2022-2023 Winter, Spring, Autumn

    Instructors:

    • Belani, R.
    • Lascar, S.
    • Armenta, J.
    • Usmani, M.
    • Ma, E.
    Learn about entrepreneurship, innovation, culture, startups and strategy from a diverse lineup of accomplished leaders and entrepreneurs in venture capital, technology, education, philanthropy and more. Open to all Stanford students. Required weekly assignment. May be repeated for credit.
  • STRAMGT 353  | 2022-2023 Winter, Spring, Autumn

    Instructors:

    • Saloner, G.
    • Nakache, P.
    • Brady, S.
    • Ellis, J.
    • Bagalso, R.
    • Reiss, P.
    • Foster, G.
    • Jurich, L.
    • Singh, H.
    This course is offered for students who at some time may want to undertake an entrepreneurial career by pursuing opportunities leading to partial or full ownership and control of a business. The course deals with case situations from the point of view of the entrepreneur/manager rather than the passive investor ...
  • POLECON 342  | 2022-2023 Autumn

    Instructors:

    • McLennan, S.
    • Lion-Transler, C.
    This course explores the experience of respected business leaders who have been able to integrate their spiritual and business lives successfully. It also provides an explicit opportunity for students to discuss their own intentions to find deep meaning in and through their business careers. Difficulties, struggles and barriers will be ...
  • MS&E 271  | 2022-2023 Autumn

    Instructors:

    • Smith, L.
    • Lee, D.
    • Paturi, S.
    • Bhan, M.
    • Woo, V.
    Introduces core marketing concepts to bring a new product or service to market and build for its success. Geared to both entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs alike who have a passion for innovation. Course themes include: Identifying markets and opportunities, defining the offering and customer experience, creating demand, generating revenue, and measuring ...