Stanford Ignite Program

Stanford Ignite: Part-Time
Stanford Graduate School of Business
January 15 - March 16, 2017
Are you interested in innovation and entrepreneurship? Want to learn how to build and scale a business? Attend Stanford Ignite: Part Time at the Graduate School of Business this winter!
Taught by Stanford MBA faculty, Ignite is a certificate program that teaches the fundamentals necessary for innovators to formulate, develop, and commercialize their ideas. Whether you want to launch your own startup or work as an innovator at an existing company, Ignite will arm you with the core business knowledge and practical skills to succeed. Learn more here.
Stanford Ignite: Part-Time is offered in winter quarter on Tuesday and Thursday nights and Saturdays. Current graduate students and recent graduates from non-business majors are welcome to apply. You will learn:
  • Core business skills: marketing, operations, strategy, accounting, finance, and economics
  • Applied skills: negotiation, teamwork, public speaking, leadership, and pitching
  • Practical application: immediately apply concepts learned in the classroom to team-based projects.
Below is the 2017 application timeline:
  • September 6, 2016 - Information Session (register here!)
  • September 27, 2016 - Application deadline
  • January 15, 2017 - Program start date
  • March 16, 2017 - Program end date


Questions? Email Associate Director Matt Sorlien at