Recruitment. Retention. Return on Investment. Now is the time to invest in your High Potentials. Partner with the Stanford Center for Professional Development to give your best and brightest the skills, experience, and motivation they need to excel while maintaining full-time careers.
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions.
Stanford faculty are members of the National Academy of Engineering, the National Academy of Science, and the National Institute of Medicine; and they have been awarded the Nobel Prize, the national Medals of Science and of Technology, the Kyoto Prize, and many other honors. Alumni and students frequently cite the extraordinary support and teaching strengths of faculty as the core of the Stanford experience.
Stanford University promotes and encourages interdisciplinary work, believing that true innovation occurs at intellectual intersections. Students who take courses through the Stanford Center for Professional Development are part of the university setting that draws on research from the School of Engineering as well as the schools of Medicine, Law, Business, and Humanities and Sciences.
Stanford University's spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship has played an important role in the university's history and the growth of the Silicon Valley. More than 5,000 companies have been founded based on the research, technology transfer, and initiative of the Stanford community.
Depending upon client needs and the student's learning style, the Stanford Center for Professional Development delivers courses and programs online, at Stanford, at the company work site, and in the host country. Many choose a blended delivery and we welcome the opportunity to work with clients to innovate new approaches to learning.
Delivered online, at Stanford, and at company work sites, our courses are designed to provide education opportunities for employees that will yield immediate results in their work.
We bring Stanford faculty and organizations together to develop and deliver education that meets specific client needs- drawing on existing courses to craft a tailored program or developing an original curriculum for a custom program.
Professionals and organizations from around the world may come to Stanford for an immersive educational experience ranging from one week to several months. Programs may be delivered online, in the host country, or in a blended approach.
Selected Stanford courses may be licensed to a small group of individuals within an organization providing a team-based approach to learning.
Carissa Little, Director of Professional Education
Become a Member
Through a dynamic partnership with the Stanford Center for Professional Development, engage with Stanford University and offer your employees access to unique, career-long learning opportunities. For a nominal annual fee, you will receive:
- access to the part-time master of science degree program for qualified employees
- tuition discounts on graduate courses
- informational events and resources to help promote your education program
Marisa Mantell, Marketing Coordinator