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Development Resources

The resources below are available to you as you develop and grow in your leadership role at Stanford.

Breakfast Briefings, Stanford Graduate School of Business

The Stanford Breakfast Briefing series is a monthly business forum that features prominent thought leaders; CEO's, professors and authors who share their expertise and research to help solve critical issues and improve your organization's effectiveness. Briefings are held at the Faculty Club and are simultaneously webcast. Fee discounted for staff; use STAP or departmental funds.

Visit the Breakfast Briefings home page for details and online registration

Career Guidance for Managers

Career Guidance is an online, self-service tool for individuals and managers. It  offers many helpful resources including career coaching best practices, conversation tips and more to help you support your employees in their career development.

Launch Career Guidance

Executive Education, Stanford Graduate School of Business

These public programs for managers and leaders include a faculty seminar series, a quarterly newsletter, webinars, and a host of interactive programs with managers and leaders coming from across the globe to attend. A management degree program is also offered.

Review all opportunities on the Stanford Executive Education site

Manager Development Courses

Career Services offers several manager-specific development courses each quarter. View the course catalog for more details and registration.

Go to Learn & Grow course catalog

External Management and Leadership Development Resources

These organizations provide learning experiences, including workshops, readings, conferences and more, designed for managers and leaders.

  • Corporate Leadership Council: Tools, assessments, and templates and current workforce-related research. To request a free account, complete the "First Time User?" form using your Stanford email address. If you have problems, contact the CEB Member Support Center at (866) 913-6447.
  • Center for Creative Leadership: A top-ranked, global provider of executive education that develops better leaders through its exclusive focus on leadership education and research
  • Linkage Incorporated: Consulting and coaching services, workshops, assessments and learning Institutes that help organizations to plan and take action
  • Blessing White: A global consulting firm dedicated to creating sustainable high-performance organizations
  • NTL (National Training Laboratory): A leader in the learning and development field, with high-impact programs and services that use modern experiential training methodologies
  • Korn Ferry (Lominger): Provides solutions ranging from executive recruitment and leadership development programs, to enterprise learning, succession planning, and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO)