Executive Program for Growing Companies

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Program Description

Executive Program for Growing Companies

Stanford Graduate School of Business

To compete successfully, today's business leaders must take an entrepreneurial approach to driving and sustaining growth. As global rivalry intensifies and product lifecycles shorten, growing companies must continually devise and execute strategies to move faster, operate more efficiently, and expand into new markets.

This general management program enables you to develop the strategic thought processes and skills necessary to successfully grow your business in today's dynamic global marketplace.

Content Overview

The Executive Program for Growing Companies offers a general management curriculum customized for organizations facing the opportunities and challenges of growth. While strategic leadership is the key theme of the program, the broad curriculum also covers all major functional business areas in depth. For example, finance sessions cover topics such as debt financing, leveraged buyouts, and initial public offerings; marketing sessions examine global market entry strategy, brand management, and customer relationship management; and human resource sessions explore management and measurement systems in growing organizations. The program also incorporates leading research from Stanford's world-renowned Center for Entrepreneurial Studies.

Key Takeaways

  • Development of strategic competencies for leading and transforming growing companies

  • Interdisciplinary frameworks for managing growth across all functional areas

  • Tools to foster and sustain an entrepreneurial organizational culture


Classes are held in the Stanford University campus Business School classrooms especially designed to facilitate discussion among participants.


Two Weeks

Target audience

This program is designed for two primary audiences: CEOs and top executives in smaller companies and division or business unit leaders within larger organizations. Applicants should have at least 10 years of management experience.

Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
July 2017
2 weeks
Part time
18,500 EUR
Start date July 2017
USA Stanford, California
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 2 weeks
Price 18,500 EUR