Add some
business
to your ideas.
Introducing the team…
Faculty Director: Yossi Feinberg
John G. McCoy-Banc One Corporation Professor of Economics
Stanford ...
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Stanford Ignite
• A rigorous academic program that teaches the fundamentals of
busine...
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Stanford Ignite: Program Content
Academic Instruction
• Core business skills:
marketi...
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Stanford Ignite: Program Content
Team venture project
• Learn how to evaluate, formul...
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Stanford Ignite: Program Content
Project Guidance
• Apply what you learn in class to ...
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Stanford Ignite – Program Benefits
Academic
• Learning fundamental and relevant insig...
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Stanford Ignite: Participants
Past Participants from Leading Companies
• Apple, Googl...
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Stanford Ignite: Application Process
Selective Program
• Exact program size depends o...
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Stanford Ignite – Program Structure
Schedule
• January 12 – March 13, 2014
• Most Tue...
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Stanford Ignite: Application Process
Requirements for complete application:
• Submiss...
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  1. 1. Add some business to your ideas.
  2. 2. Introducing the team… Faculty Director: Yossi Feinberg John G. McCoy-Banc One Corporation Professor of Economics Stanford Graduate School of Business Stanford Ignite Staff: Jennifer Russell Sion, Assistant Director Sandy Yujuico, Director
  3. 3. Stanford Graduate School of Business Stanford Ignite • A rigorous academic program that teaches the fundamentals of business and practical aspects of developing and driving innovative ideas forward. • A dozen of the most senior and experienced Stanford Graduate School of Business professors • Content tailored to entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs
  4. 4. Stanford Graduate School of Business Stanford Ignite: Program Content Academic Instruction • Core business skills: marketing, operations, strategy accounting, finance, economics and business models. • Applied skills: negotiation, teamwork, public speaking, feedback, leadership and pitching ideas. • In-depth entrepreneurship and design-thinking classes.
  5. 5. Stanford Graduate School of Business Stanford Ignite: Program Content Team venture project • Learn how to evaluate, formulate, develop a business model and pitch an innovative idea.
  6. 6. Stanford Graduate School of Business Stanford Ignite: Program Content Project Guidance • Apply what you learn in class to your team venture project via structured assignments and check-ins. Collaborators • Guest speakers, panelists, mentor s, and business experts drawn from Silicon Valley and the GSB network. • Culminates in a pitch to a panel of professional investors and experts.
  7. 7. Stanford Graduate School of Business Stanford Ignite – Program Benefits Academic • Learning fundamental and relevant insights as well as the “language” of major business disciplines. Practical • Developing the skills needed for turning an idea into a viable business. Personal • Skills for working in teams, public speaking and presentation skills. Professional • Join the Stanford Ignite and wider GSB networks and develop new ties to participants and the entrepreneurial network in the valley and around the world.
  8. 8. Stanford Graduate School of Business Stanford Ignite: Participants Past Participants from Leading Companies • Apple, Google, Intel, Oracle, Cisco, Genentech, Microsoft, Sandisk, H ewlett-Packard, NVIDIA, Nokia, and Intuit have sent participants in the past Various Backgrounds • Mix of participants from engineering, medicine, science and humanities Education • 80%+ of participants have an advanced degree
  9. 9. Stanford Graduate School of Business Stanford Ignite: Application Process Selective Program • Exact program size depends on applicant pool but is capped for meaningful group interaction. Admissions • Application deadline: September 20, 2013 Interviews • Group interviews.
  10. 10. Stanford Graduate School of Business Stanford Ignite – Program Structure Schedule • January 12 – March 13, 2014 • Most Tue, Thu evenings, all day Saturday. • 27 program days, over 100 contact hours and many more project hours. Cost • $10,000 for working professionals. Completion • A certificate program: no grades or academic credit hours, subject to attendance standards and completion of program milestones.
  11. 11. Stanford Graduate School of Business Stanford Ignite: Application Process Requirements for complete application: • Submission of online application, including resume and short essays. • Two letters of recommendation – choose references who can speak to your innovation skills and entrepreneurial/intrapreneurial ambitions. Eligibility: • Minimum of a B.A. or B.S. (advanced degree preferred) • Must not have formal graduate business training, or extensive managerial experience.

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