SUMMER INSTITUTE

FOR GENERAL MANAGEMENT

June 24 – July 21, 2012

Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world.

gsb.stanford.edu/sigm

” Michael Nordlund SIGM 2008 .“My SIGM experience gave me the rare opportunity to become informed about a wide variety of business areas and make an informed decision about which career direction I should take before graduating from college. My finance studies during the program played a major role in my decision to pursue a master’s degree in finance after graduating from Vanderbilt.

participants hone their leadership skills while building a diverse network of talented peers from around the world.” Suria Yang. SIGM 2009 . Working in teams. My experience was transformative – it broadened my horizon.INTRODUCTION Stanford Graduate School of Business is proud to present the Summer Institute of General Management (SIGM). and encouraged me to work and realize my dream. seniors. Future business leaders begin their transformation here. led by Stanford’s world-renowned Graduate School of Business faculty. This program provides exceptional juniors. and prepared me to become a well-equipped entrepreneur. and recent college graduates the opportunity to learn in an innovative environment. gaining a foundation in management disciplines and emerging ready to excel in the workplace and reach their personal goals. “My SIGM experience still inspires me because it helped me discover what I love. expanded my network.

talent management. San Jose Earthquakes. etc.com. strategy. Earthbound Farms.com. COA CHING Participants have the opportunity for one-on-one coaching and attend professional development workshops aimed at helping them identify career goals and work on their resume. Google. Cardinal Partners. marketing. team dynamics. and explores a wider range of subjects including negotiation. economics. interview. consulting. G4 Television. NET WORK ING The program provides an excellent opportunity for recent graduates and young professionals to establish and broaden their networks by connecting with successful.. and presentation skills. such as manufacturing.stanford. and sustainability and crisis management. Past guest speakers represent: Bain & Company. Inc. high tech. GU E S T S P E A K E R S Participants enjoy opportunities to drill deeper in our guest speaker series. like-minded peers in an academically stimulating and nurturing environment.STAN F O R D G R A D U AT E SCHO O L O F B USI NE SS / SI G M P RO G R AM OVER VIEW FAC ULT Y All courses are taught by tenured Stanford Graduate School of Business faculty. nonprofits. Speakers range from top-level executives to past participants and cover a multitude of different industries. Deloitte Services.edu/sigm . and Yahoo Sports. Firelake Capital. ethics. Francis Ford Coppola Winery. Pandora Media. operations. finance. Become. and statistics. Gap. E&A Industries. and many return to share their experiences with the current year’s participants. CURRICULUM Course curriculum covers basic principles of accounting. Tesla Motors. Past participants continue to build strong ties after the program. gsb. Salesforce. Eventbrite.

housing. Universidad Iberoamericana. Saudi Arabia. UCLA. engineering. 2012 . New Zealand. Princeton. Mexico. Emory. Switzerland. International applicants needing a B1/B2 visa to attend the program are encouraged to apply by the early admission deadline to allow sufficient time to obtain their visa. Davidson. There is an application fee of $65. Russia. 2012 Final Deadline: April 20. and all program materials) Online Application: Available on September 19.stanford. liberal arts. Stanford. W HO SH OULD APPLY The program is intended for undergraduates and recent graduates who are seeking a foundation in business management. Canada. Singapore.STAN F O R D G R A D U AT E SCHO O L O F B USI NE SS / SI G M 2 0 11 PA R TICIPANT PROFIL E Fifty percent are international participants from thirty different countries including Australia. India. Austria.. 2011 Early Admission Deadline: January 31. Portugal. Peru. University of Toronto. Applicants must have completed at least three years of undergraduate studies in a non-business field (e.500 USD (includes tuition.edu/sigm starting September 19. Columbia. NYU. meals. Norway. Vanderbilt. 2011. and Yale. Germany. Thailand. Brown.g. Sri Lanka. Recent graduates and graduate students are eligible for the program as long as they are within three years of having completed their undergraduate degree at the time of admission. United Arab Emirates. H OW TO APPLY The 2012 application form is available online only at gsb. Ukraine. Brazil. China. Nigeria. Tuition: $10. Colombia. Panama. Rolling admissions begin in November 2011. sciences). USC. Participants come from 107 different undergraduate institutions. and the United Kingdom. Philippines. UC Berkeley. including Amherst. Indonesia. Egypt. Purdue. Harvard. Greece. Georgetown.

Change organizations.3950 summerinstitute@gsb.723.STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 655 Knight Way Stanford University Stanford.542.edu gsb.stanford.724. . CA 94305-7298 Phone: 650.2205 (USA & CANADA) Fax: 650.3326 Toll Free: 866. Change the world.stanford.edu/sigm Change lives.

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