Stanford on Whether You Can Teach Startups to MBAs: Sort Of

Students in class at the Stanford Graduate School of Business CoLab Photograph by Steve Castillo/Stanford GSB

Based on the props, you could be forgiven for assuming that kindergardeners, rather than business students, had gathered in a vast room at Stanford University this Monday. Oversize markers were strewn across tables, colorful sticky notes adorned white boards, and little baggies of gummy candies and M&Ms dotted desks. MBAs at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business were using the arts and crafts supplies to develop the plans for their future companies.

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