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Stanford University

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Profile Data from 2013

Quick Stats

  • Program Cost
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
655 Knight Way
Knight Management Center
Stanford, California 94305, United States

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About Stanford Graduate School of Business

Stanford GSB empowers individuals to envision what is possible and make it happen through principled leadership and creative problem solving. The MBA and other programs engage the highest quality students with world-class faculty from across Stanford University's 7 schools, as well as alumni, Silicon Valley professionals, global executives, and the broader world community. The state-of-the-art Knight Management Center, built to the highest LEED Platinum environmental sustainability standards, offers flexible classroom spaces for hands-on learning, small group leadership labs, and team-based learning.

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About Stanford University

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Open Enrollment Cost
$ $ $ $ $
Individual Cost
$ $ $ $ $
Individual Cost
1 Open enrollment executive non degree programs run in other countries 5 Custom executive non-degree programs
Custom Program Cost
$ $ $ $ $
Company Cost
$ $ $ $ $
Company Cost

Academics: What will I learn?

  • Full-Time Non-Tenured
  • Full-Time Tenured
  • Part-Time
10% 10
75% 75
5% 5
Non-Degree Programs Offered
23 Open Enrollment Programs 34 Custom Programs

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
20% 20
Experiential learning
15% 15
More Information
Course Title Type Of Course Course Length Estimated Price Comments
Stanford Executive Program General Management 42 $61,500 The six-week Stanford Executive Program, the flagshe=ip executive program offered by the Stanford Graduate School of Business, is customized to the needs of senior executives in global companies, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations.
Executive Program for Growing Companies General Management 12 $22,500 The Executive Program for Growing Companies offers a general management curriculum for organizations facing the opportunities and challenges of growth. The key theme is strategic leadership, but the curriculum covers all major business areas.
Executive Leadership Development: Analysis to Action General Management 19 $33,000 Executive Leadership Development: Analysis to Action program is designed for the emerging leader who will navigate the firm through tomorrow's business challenges.
The Emerging CFO: Strategic Financial Leadership Program Leadership & Strategy, Social Innovation 12 $25,000 The Emerging CFO program equips senior finance executives with the skills to partner with their CEO, the board, senior finance team members, and other key executives in leading their organization through globalization and growth.
Mergers and Acquisitions Program Finance and Strategy 6 $12,000 This program offers a multidisciplinary overview of the strategic, financial, legal, organizational, and cultural factors in the design, execution, and integration of M&A transactions. Taught by Stanford's research faculty and top M&A practitioners.
Customer-Focused Innovation Leadership & Strategy 6 $14,500 Customer-Focused Innovation takes a hands-on approach to innovation. Participants learn strategic frameworks to better understand customer experiences, develop deeper customer inisights, and diffuse customer learning throughout their organizations.
Executive Program for Women Leaders Leadership & Strategy 6 $11,000 The Executive Program for Women Leaders confronts the critical areas of negotiation, power and relationships, social networks and influence, and communication, empowering participants with techniques to navigate these complex management issues.
Executive Program in Strategy and Organization Leadership & Strategy 13 $22,500 The Executive Program in Strategy and Organization enables executives to apply the results of pioneering research in strategic management and organizational theory to their specific business situations.
Interpersonal Dynamics for High-Performance Executives Leadership & Strategy 6 $14,500 This unique program, hailed as transformative, was developed from 30 years of work by David Bradford and his colleagues. Offered for decades in the Stanford MBA curriculum, this personally rewarding experience is now available to business executives.
Leading Change and Organizational Renewal Leadership & Strategy 6 $14,000 Leading Change and Organizational Renewal, directed by senior faculty from Stanford and Harvard, emphasizes action learning and provides tools, time and structure for participants to apply the learning to their own business situations.
Class Offerings
Course Title Type Of Course Country Partners Year Established
Stanford NUS Program in International Management General Management Singapore National University of Singapore 1982
Strategic Leadership 4 CFOs Strategy & Leadership Ireland Enterprise Ireland Continuous Learning Group (CLG) 2010
Caterpillar-Digging Deep Strategy & Leadership China, Brazil, South Africa Caterpillar 2011

Students: Who are my classmates?

34 Companies that ran custom programs
27 Female Students 51 International Students
Ethnicity of Students
School Partners
  • Program Title Partner
  • Stanford Executive Program Continuous Learning Group
  • Customer-Focused Innovation Hasso Plattner Institute of Design
  • Directors' Consortium Stanford Law, Dartmouth (Tuck), Univ of Chicago-Booth
  • Maori Boot Camp / New Zealand Boot Camp Enterprise New Zealand, Maori Trustee
  • NFL Players Program The National Football League
  • Women in Cable and Telecommunications Women in Cable and Telecommunications

Alumni: How strong is my network?

18,142 Living MBA Alumni 36 Countries where alumni clubs exist
92 Active alumni clubs
40% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.