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Managing Innovation

from the Inside Out


Managing Innovation 2016 is an intense, team-based course, designed to teach industry executives how to implement and manage the innovation process. The course venues have been chosen specifically to maximize collaboration among participating teams and facilitate interaction with the course faculty.



Stanford University

The Stanford University campus is world renowned for its natural beauty and recognized as one of the world’s leading research and teaching institutions



Stanford Park Hotel

The Stanford Park Hotel, located adjacent to Stanford University and downtown Palo Alto, offers beautiful rooms and superb service at one of the finest hotels in Silicon Valley



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    Stanford Biodesign

    For 15 years, Stanford Biodesign has been training students, fellows, faculty, and industry executives in the biodesign innovation process: a systematic approach to needs finding and the invention and implementation of new biomedical technologies. Our approach is based on the premise that successful innovation can be taught, learned and practiced. At Biodesign, this process is constantly being refined to produce state-of-the-art medical devices, as well as world-class leaders in the medtech sector.

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    Schwab Residential Center/Vidalakis Dining Room

    The Schwab Residential Center is a short walk from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business on the East side of campus. The center hosts hundreds of executive education programs each year and has been designed to cater to high-level industry and academic guests. The Vidalakis Dining Room is the flagship conference and event space. With indoor and outdoor working areas and charming Spanish-style architecture, the facility provides an environment conducive to inspiration and creativity.


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    The Foundry

    The Foundry is one of Silicon Valley’s premier medical device company incubators, helping inventors rapidly transform their concepts into companies by providing a combination of experienced, multi-disciplinary leadership, state-of-the-art facilities and an extensive funding network.

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    ExploraMed is a leading Bay Area medtech incubator dedicated to significantly improving patient’s quality of life through paradigm shifting and cost-effective medical technology solutions. ExploraMed nurtures new ideas by providing capital, intellectual property support, and expertise in the fields of clinical, engineering, legal, strategic marketing, and financing.

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