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Stanford Launches Online Innovation and Entrepreneurship Course

Stanford has launched Financing Innovation: Valuing Projects and Firms, the eighth course in its Innovation and Entrepreneurship Online Certificate Program.

Launched in September 2012, the Stanford Innovation and Entrepreneurship Online Certificate Program offers professional certificates to individuals who complete any eight of 12 online courses. The classes are designed to be flexible and self-paced, featuring approximately four hours each of online lectures and homework and " An engaging digital experience [that] has been developed by the Stanford Center for Professional Development at the School of Engineering and the Graduate School of Business to deliver the course content," according to a university news release.

Taught by Stanford faculty from the Graduate School of Business, the School of Engineering, and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, as well as business leaders from Silicon Valley, each course requires a $995 tuition fee.

Other courses available and currently open for enrollment in the program include:

The final four courses, Negotiation: How to Get (More of) What You Want, Cultivating the Entrepreneurial Mindset, Strategy for Innovation, and Innovating through Value Chains, will be introduced throughout 2013.

More information about the Stanford Innovation and Entrepreneurship Online Certificate Program is available at

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