Stanford Seed Transformation Program 2020 – East Africa,West Africa, Southern Africa (Financial Aid Available)

Application Deadline: June 15th 2019

The Seed Transformation Program (STP) is a 12-month, intensive leadership program for CEOs/founders of established businesses. The STP includes four, weeklong immersive sessions spread over a ten-month period, four Workshops for your leadership team, and numerous opportunities for peer exchange with fellow leaders. The program is delivered in-region and is led by Stanford Graduate School of Business faculty and other experts.

The Seed Transformation Program brings the power of innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership to established businesses and their leaders — on the ground and in their communities.

Apply to the Seed Transformation Program in East Africa, West Africa, Southern Africa, or India to gain access to Stanford’s general management training, coaching, and networking support, and transform your career and your organization.

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  1. Be a CEO or founder of a company or market-driven social enterprise.
  2. Lead a company with a strong value proposition and potential to grow with an annual revenue between US $150,000 and US $15 million that is registered in East Africa, West Africa, Southern Africa, India, or Sri Lanka.
  3. Have a management team of at least two people in addition to the CEO or founder.

Educational Requirements

There are no specific educational requirements. We do not require that you take the GMAT or another exam to apply to or qualify for the Seed Transformation Program.

English-Language Proficiency

We do not require that you take the TOEFL or another English test to apply to or qualify for the Seed Transformation Program. However, participants must be able to both understand and speak English at a level that allows them to participate fully in this fast-paced program conducted in English.

Participants should be able to read large volumes of material in English, understand and participate in lectures and class discussions, and engage in small-group discussions.

Financial Aid

This program is significantly subsidized by donors, however, additional limited scholarships are available based on need. Information will be made available to admitted applicants upon request.

Application Process

The application is open from 1 March – 15 June, 2019.

Admission to the Seed Transformation Program is very competitive. An admissions committee will assess all completed applications based on the program’s criteria for admission. The application requires leader and company information, as well as a personal statement.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we recommend you apply early.

Online Application

When you are ready to apply, access the online application. You must fill out and submit the application online.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Stanford Seed Transformation Program 2020

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