STANFORD- IGNITE BANGALORE PROGRAMME
Stanford Graduate School of Business has launched its first part- time Stanford Ignite certificate programme in innovation and entrepreneurship in Bangalore. Aimed at nonbusiness technical professionals, the programme employs Stanford GSB professors on- the- ground as well as visiting faculty from Silicon Valley who will interact with students via high- definition educational technology. The course aims to teach innovators in India how to formulate, develop, and commercialise their ideas. This is the first, part- time, non- degree programme in innovation and entrepreneurship to be offered outside of Stanford, The programme has already enrolled 41 professionals . “For this first foray away from our home campus we are leveraging technology to bring our world- class faculty into the classroom with the sophisticated technological capabilities of our host, Infosys,” said Yossi Feinberg, faculty director of Stanford Ignite and the John G. McCoy- Banc One Professor of Economics at Stanford GSB.
Course duration: The course will take place over nine weeks at the Infosys corporate campus in Bangalore.
Application deadline: April, 2014