Stanford Seed is looking for high-potential CEOs/founders based in South Asia & Africa who are motivated for growth.
Application Deadline: 1st June 2022
Eligible Countries: African countries
To Be Taken At (Country): African countries & at your company
About the Award: The Seed Transformation Program (STP) is a year-long, part-time intensive leadership program for CEOs/founders of established businesses. Stanford Graduate School of Business faculty and other experts deliver strategy sessions for CEOs and their management teams, in which leaders learn and apply skills, tools, and mindsets to drive growth and innovation. CEOs and their management team members will be challenged to refine their strategy and value proposition, and set a course for scalable growth and impact. During and after the STP, leaders will network with approximately 1,000 entrepreneurs from across Africa and South Asia – joining current and past participants.
Covid policy: The program will include both in-person and online components. Any in-person components may be shifted online if health conditions do not permit in-person delivery. A reliable and strong internet connection will be required to derive maximum value from the program.
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Companies based in Africa & South Asia with annual revenues between US$150,000 and $15 million
Number of Awards: Not specified
Cost of Participation:
US $5,000 (Fee has been subsidized by philanthropic contributions)
In Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa, the cost of the program has been further subsidized by the De Beers Group.
Fee includes value-added tax.
Limited scholarships for women CEO or founders and social entrepreneurs are available. Information will be made available to admitted applicants upon request.
Value of Stanford Seed Transformation Programme:
Take advantage of a world-class curriculum from Stanford GSB and the innovative thinking that has shaped so many of the most successful companies in Silicon Valley.
Get the support from trained local facilitators to help you introduce what you’ve learned to your company and promote buy-in.
Develop relationships with like-minded leaders to share experiences and develop an ongoing peer-to-peer support network.
Duration of Program: 12 months (September 2023 – October 2024)
How to Apply: Apply Here