Stanford Innovation Courses & Programs

Work smarter, generate breakthrough ideas, achieve better results.

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Are you ready to make real change? Learn bold, innovative thinking as practiced at Stanford and the Silicon Valley with Stanford Online's innovation programs and courses. By thinking and acting differently, you'll be able to reimagine the solutions of tomorrow and solve your biggest challenges. Designed for working professionals, all of our programs and courses can be completed alongside a full-time career.

  • Unleash your potential by learning to think outside the box
  • Create a company culture that values creativity, agility, and rapid failure
  • Become a more effective leader who drives change
  • Better understand your customer and what they want

Program Features

World Class Instructors

Learn from Stanford faculty and innovation all-stars.

Flexible Learning

Content is 100% online and can be taken at your own pace.

Affordability

Courses start at just $395.

Stanford Certificate

Earn a certificate for any program that you complete.

Innovation Programs & Workshops

Innovation at Work

Innovation at Work

You and your team, colleagues and clients can follow along three online, self-paced workshops (Ideation, Prototyping, and Presentation) to practice design thinking tools and techniques and solve your real-life challenges.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Stanford Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Learn to think and act differently. With courses spanning across topics in operations, product development, and leadership, you will learn how to work smarter, generate and execute breakthrough ideas, and achieve better results.

Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation

Ensure that your team and organization thrive in today's tech-driven markets. Utilize new technology and continually innovate to improve your products, services, and efficiency, all in support of better customer experiences.

Graduate or Professional Program - which is right for you?

Time Commitment

Achievement

Classmate Interactions

Cost

Graduate Certificate Courses

90–120 hours per course

Earn up to 18 units of academic credit that may contribute to a certificate or a degree

Frequent collaboration with other students taking courses at the same time

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Professional Certificate Courses

80–120 hours per course

Earn a certificate and, in some cases, professional education units

Potential to connect with other participants through private social media groups

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Featured Faculty

Hayagreeva Rao

Professor of Organizational Behavior, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Lynda Smith

Lecturer, Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University

Bob Sutton

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

Pamela Hinds

Professor and Co-Director of the Center on Work, Technology, and Organization, Stanford University

FAQ

Take online courses in marketing innovation from Stanford University. Hone your ability to generate and implement new ideas and lead innovative teams and organizations. Taught by world-class Stanford faculty, these courses are engaging, interactive, and full of useful practices and strategies that you can apply immediately: