Executive Program for Growing Companies

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Executive Program for Growing Companies

Discover business growth strategies and build a stronger company designed to sustain progress, scale management, and facilitate market expansion.

This comprehensive two-week general management program is solely focused on the needs, challenges, and opportunities of growing companies.

You’ll learn how to create and execute strategies in order to move faster, operate more efficiently, and expand into new markets. You’ll focus on the management systems that need to be put in place to sustain your organization’s growth.

You’ll gain exposure to leading research happening at Stanford’s world-renowned Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and identify engines that can drive or inhibit growth. And through case studies, visits from guest speakers, and peer interactions, you’ll share stories of success and failure.

Key Benefits

Identify factors that drive or inhibit growth, and focus on leadership skills and management systems needed to operate businesses more efficiently.
  • Build tools to foster and sustain an entrepreneurial organizational culture.
  • Learn how to put senior-level managers in place to handle operations, so you can focus on higher-level vision and strategy.
  • Understand a leader's role and responsibilities in facilitating a company's growth.
  • Align your company's growth strategy with your organization's culture and environment.

Who Should Attend

  • CEOs and top executives at small to medium-sized companies
  • Division or business unit leaders within larger organizations
  • Executives with at least 10 years of management experience — from any industry and any country

09 Jul 2017 – 20 Jul 2017


In-person|Stanford GSB


26 May 2017

Program Fee

US $25,000

The program fee includes tuition, private accommodations, all meals, and course materials.


Certificate of completion


Associate Director, Programs and Marketing
Executive Education
Video Introduction
byStanford Graduate School of Business
Join faculty director George Foster and past participants, and hear how you can change the way you handle rapid growth in your company.

Learn More About the Program


Explore our carefully designed curriculum, and go deeper with select course descriptions or a sample schedule.

Application Requirements

Review all eligibility requirements, and learn about the application process.

Participant Profile

Learn more about our past participants, and find out if the program is right for you.

Faculty Leadership

George Foster
The Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Management
  • Director, Executive Program for Growing Companies

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