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About the course
Drive innovation and long-term value creation using design thinking tools and strategies. Design thinking has long been used in Silicon Valley to help companies address seemingly intractable problems. This 2.5-day executive leadership course will give you the tools and understanding you need to bring design thinking concepts to your organization and to generate impactful results across the broader ecosystem. Highly interactive, this program will teach you to think holistically about your organization’s sustainability challenges and possible solutions.
Taught by award-winning faculty from Stanford’s Schools of Earth Sciences, Engineering, Business and Design, and by industry experts, participants will engage with faculty and each other to develop tactics and strategies to drive transformative change.
When you register for this course, you will receive complimentary enrollment in our online sustainability course, XSFS110 Essentials for Business: Put theory into practice.
- Gain a solid understanding of how to use design thinking to achieve challenging corporate sustainability goals and to develop robust business strategies and solutions.
- Stretch and strengthen your creativity and leadership skills to develop and implement innovative and impactful solutions.
- Develop a network of like-minded professionals and Stanford faculty for future networking and information sharing.
Richard and Rhoda Goldman Professor in Environmental Studies and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute PAMELA MATSON is an interdisciplinary sustainability scientist, academic leader, and organizational strategist. She served as dean of Stanford University’s School of Earth, Energy and Environment...
Julia Novy-Hildesley is Professor of the Practice and Executive Director of Stanford's Leadership for Sustainability Program, which includes the Sustainability Science and Practice Interdisciplinary Master’s degree. Her research and teaching focus on business strategies, leadership approaches and...
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