Learning Collaborations

Stanford Online, operated by the Stanford Center for Professional Development, offers learners access to Stanford’s global and extended education online, on campus, and on-site throughout the world.

Most of Stanford Online’s global and extended education is delivered directly via Stanford platforms. Additionally, we collaborate with some third-party organizations to offer specialized educational content on their platforms.

Our collaborators include:

Coursera

Stanford Online offers many courses and several specializations to learners through Coursera. Coursera was founded in 2012 by two Stanford faculty: Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller.

edX

Stanford Online offers many courses to learners through edX. Stanford was instrumental to the development of the first open source version of the edX platform Open edX (called Lagunita).

Get Smarter

The Stanford Center for Health Education collaborates with Get Smarter to offer programs in Nutrition Science, Health Communication, Exercise Physiology, Employee Wellness and Stress Management, Psychology of Addiction and Recovery, and more. These courses provide Stanford content, and learners who successfully complete course requirements earn a Stanford Center for Health Education Certificate of Completion.

Great Learning

The Stanford Center for Professional Development collaborates with Great Learning to offer the Stanford Advanced Cybersecurity Program, currently delivered in India, Singapore, Australia and the UK. The program provides Stanford content supplemented with Great Learning’s mentors and coaches. Learners who successfully complete the program earn the Stanford Center for Professional Development’s Certificate of Achievement.

Hasso Plattner Institute

The Stanford Center for Professional Development and Hasso Plattner Institute jointly deliver the Leading Digital Transformation and Innovation Program. This executive program is delivered online, at HPI in Germany, and on the Stanford Campus. Learners who successfully complete the program earn the Stanford Center for Professional Development’s Certificate of Achievement.

Kadenze

Stanford Online offers several courses to learners through Kadenze, which offers online education in the fields of art and creative technology. The courses are offered in collaboration with the Stanford Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics.

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

The Stanford Center for Professional Development and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) jointly deliver the Virtual Design and Construction Program in Norway. Learners who successfully complete the program earn the Stanford Center for Professional Development’s Certificate of Achievement and a VDC-Certificate from NTNU.

Open Classrooms

The Stanford Center for Professional Development collaborates with Open Classrooms to offer the Digital Transformation Lead program. The program is based on Stanford Online courses and materials and is delivered and supported by Open Classrooms to learners in Europe and Africa. Learners who successfully complete the program earn the Stanford Center for Professional Development’s Certificate of Achievement and a master’s level OpenClassroom diploma (accredited by the French State EQF level 7).

South East Asia Center

The Stanford Center for Professional Development is collaborating with the South East Asia Center to deliver the Leading in a Disruptive World Program. This executive program is delivered on the Stanford campus with follow-up sessions in Thailand. Learners who successfully complete the program earn the Stanford Center for Professional Development’s Certificate of Completion.

University of Lima

Stanford Center for Professional Development collaborates with the University of Lima to offer the Virtual Design and Construction Program in Peru. Learners who successfully complete the program earn the Stanford Center for Professional Development’s Certificate of Achievement.

500 Startups

The Stanford Center for Professional Development and 500 Startups jointly deliver the VC Unlocked: Silicon Valley Program. This program is delivered annually on the Stanford campus and at Silicon Valley industry locations. Learners who successfully complete the program earn the Stanford Center for Professional Development’s Certificate of Achievement.

Questions?

Please contact us at scpd-information@stanford.edu or (650) 204-3984.