The Stanford Center for Professional Development collaborates with your business or organization to design a custom learning experience that achieves your learning goals and objectives. We create programs that are impactful and transformational by identifying the subjects and courses that address the challenges you face. The faculty, content, and materials for custom programs and courses draw from research and teaching in management, leadership, innovation, design thinking, as well as technical topics such as computer science, electrical engineering, material science, and mechanical engineering.

We can customize a learning experience to align with your budget and timeframe that includes face-to-face, online or a combination of both. The following examples give an idea of how a program may be structured:

Program Development

We use a Discovery, Design, Delivery and Debrief process to fully understand your needs and develop custom courses and programs to meet them. This proven process has allowed us to build programs or courses that have had impact on governments, organizations and companies worldwide.

Custom Programs

Discovery, Design, Debrief, Delivery

Discovery - Determine educational goals, needs, and challenges through exploratory meetings
Design - Work with Stanford faculty to design a curriculum that can include learning modules, case studies, speakers and site visits.
Delivery - Teaching methodology and techniques, and course delivery for working professionals. Custom programs or courses are delivered at the Stanford campus, at work locations, online, or a combination of these delivery modes.

Debrief - Thorough review and evaluation of the program implementation and achievements, and participant feedback.  Adjust the program design based on the debrief. 


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