Join Academic Directors Frank Flynn and Anne Beyer as they preview our program to support high-potential leaders as they prepare to navigate tomorrow's business challenges. Experience the sunshine, the renowned faculty, innovative coursework, beautiful classroom space, global executive participants, and food prepared by an award-winning executive chef to see why participants rave about Stanford GS...
We are hard wired to think in story terms. We are going to discuss what can science tell us about how we are interpreting information and how we can use that information to tell better stories. (Team Members: Ash Agarwal, MSx; Jeff Hau, MBA '18; Dylan Moore, Mechanical Eng. PhD; Wendy Tsu, MBA '17)
We will demonstrate the art of the pitch by demonstrating and showing coherent value, demonstrate diverse expertise, display commitment and communicate openly to make your idea stick. (Group Members: Gabrielle Scrimshaw, MBA '17; Karl Shum, MBA '17; Yan Gao, MSx, '17; Saurabh Singh, MSx, '17)
Meet the entrepreneurs behind the Seed Transformation Program. They are filled with passion and purpose—equally committed to growing their businesses and improving their communities, continent, and world.
Linda Huber, MBA ’86 receives the Service and Leadership Award during the Military Service Appreciation Award at Stanford Graduate School of Business on May 12, 2017. The event included introductions and remarks by Dean Jonathan Levin and the keynote address by John Fenwick, MBA ’09, Head, Spacecraft Operations, Google.
At the last View From The Top of the academic year, Sheryl Sandberg, COO at Facebook, talked about finding a mentor, using your voice for good, and planning your career. Read more leadership insights from the Stanford GSB View From The Top talk on Thursday, May 25: http://stanford.io/2rq0WAY
Why don't we see people who wear their wheels like people who wear glasses? Why can't you choose a wheelchair frame like you choose your glasses frames? How is open source design, digital fabrication and distributed manufacture disrupting our assumptions, manufacture and perceptions of wheelchairs and wheelwearers? Join Rachael Wallach, founder of disruptdisability.org and Stanford MBA student to ...
Killing to protect? Can trophy hunting really be good for conservation? Even before Cecil the Lion, trophy hunting attracted visceral hatred among some, but was fiercely defended by hunters. Meanwhile, rampant illegal wildlife cartels decimate endangered species across Africa. South African student Matt Cooke discusses his love of Africa's wildlife, and looks into the complex, murky and often coun...
Do you remember the person who gave you your first, big career opportunity? The person who saw the potential in you, maybe before you were ready, to do something you had never done before? That person was your sponsor, and Beth Berger, a first year Stanford MBA student, shares a playbook for becoming a sponsor to those who come behind you, no matter where you are today.
America's money bail system needs to change. Bail is rigid and it isn't means tested. It keeps people locked up, away from families, at risk of losing jobs, and unable to fight their case simply based on their ability to pay. With reform we can have a system that better delivers on our promise of delivering liberty and justice not just for some, but for all.
Have you ever not spoken up, even if doing so could have helped someone important to you—your partner, parent, friend or coworker? Why did you remain silent? Dana Hou, a Stanford MBA student, shares two personal stories, one in which she didn’t speak up and the other in which she did. As she has learned, silence has costs. But speaking up requires facing reality and responding, often courageously....
Poverty in Silicon Valley? While Silicon Valley has been growing at record pace, the Latino community of Silicon Valley has been left behind. Xochitl Cazador, a Stanford Sloan Fellow, describes the challenges that many Latino families face, the beautiful entrepreneurial spirit of her East San Jose commuity, and the need to create more opportunities for people from a different path.
Various forms of handwritten communication, their impact and tips on being effective. Handwritten notes are more memorable and long lasting, which can demonstrate a deeper personal investment from the letter writer.
(Group Members: Melanie Busch, MBA '17; Surbhi Maheshwari, MBA '18; Ben Cao, MBA '17; Claire McConnell, MBA '17)
Tips and techniques to moderate and deliver an engaging and informative panel discussion. Hook the audience and layout what is coming by using the 5 P's (Professional, Powerful, Present, Pleasant and Personal).
(Group Members: Ryan Betka, MBA '17; Jaime Guerrero, MBA '17; Begum Erdogan, MBA '18; Wei Wei Hsing, MBA '17)
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