Stanford Innovation and Entrepreneurship

In the Stanford Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SI&E) Certificate Program, you’ll discover innovation and entrepreneurship as practiced at Stanford and in the Silicon Valley.

Become a successful innovator, contributor, and leader by learning to recognize opportunities for change and implement solutions. Meet Your Peers.

  • Discover new ways of thinking and acting so that you can solve your biggest business challenges
  • Learn to break free from the way things have always been done
  • Make real change to your organization
  • Take courses on design thinking, business planning, leadership, customer empathy, collaboration and more
  • Designed for anyone – in any field –who wants to drive growth
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Platform

Learn online, with the option to attend a course on campus once every year

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Pace

Take courses on your own time, at your own pace

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Proof

Complete 8 courses to earn a professional certificate

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Learning Options

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Individual Courses

Each course can be taken on its own. Materials are available on demand for 60 days after course enrollment. Most of our students spend approximately two hours per week on the coursework and complete each course within 45 days. Learn more.

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All Access Plan

The All-Access Plan gives you 365 days to access course materials, video lectures and assignments, and exams. You can take courses in any order, sequentially or simultaneously, and move freely in and out of all thirteen courses in the program. Learn more.

Courses

All courses in the program are:

  • Online - including video lectures, readings, exercises, and written assignments.
  • Self-paced - Materials are available on demand for 60 days after course enrollment. Most of our students spend approximately two hours per week on the coursework and complete each course within 45 days.
  • Approximately 10-12 hours of coursework, depending on your familiarity with the topic and experience with online learning.

Who Should Enroll

Individuals and teams from any industry who want to:

  • Work smarter
  • Generate and execute breakthrough ideas
  • Unleash their potential
  • Achieve better results

Spotlight

Stanford Innovation and Entrepreneurship Testimonial - Sridevi Krishnan

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Academic Directors

Robert Sutton

Robert Sutton

Professor, Management Science and Engineering and, by courtesy, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University

Hayagreeva Rao

Hayagreeva Rao

Professor of Organizational Behavior, Stanford Graduate School of Business