Transform your idea into a business venture

Transform your idea into a business venture

Transform your idea into a business venture

Stanford Ignite, Bangalore, is offering a 9-week innovation and entrepreneurship program for non-business professionals seeking to commercialize their ideas. This programme is appropriate for individuals who wish to bring innovation and entrepreneurial thinking to their current role, and those who are planning to start a new venture.

The program has been designed to deliver a highly personal and innovative instruction that executives and students can benefit from. The course will teach innovators in India how to formulate, develop, and commercialize their ideas. Participants will learn core business skills and experience working in a team to evaluate and develop ideas into a business plan.

Prominent executives and corporate, venture, and angel investors participate as guest speakers, expert panelists and business mentors to provide candid feedback on team projects. It is specifically tailored for individuals who do not have graduate business training.

Applicants must be currently enrolled students in a master’s, PhD, MD, or post-doctoral programs in non-business fields. Else, they must be professionals with a minimum of a bachelor’s (BA or BS) degree from a regionally accredited institution. Advanced degrees are preferred. Classes meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6:00-10:00pm (dinner included), most Saturdays from 9 am-4 pm and additional meetings as needed for project work.

 Classes start on 10 August, 2013 and continue upto 12 October, 2013. The deadline for the applications is 15 May, 2013. Application is available online on http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/ignite/bangalore. Upto 30 offers of admission will be made on a rolling basis until the deadline.
A complete application must contain: the completed online application, a resume, series of short essays, and two letters of recommendation. Tuition fee is US$8,350.

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