Has any heard of the Stanford GSB's Summer Institute for General Management ? if yes, what do you think of it ? if not, take a look at it and provide feedback if you have the time. How competitive do you think the admission is ? Is the program feasible and worth the money ? what impact, if so, would it have on an MBA application in 2 to 3 years after completing the program ?PROGRAM OVERVIEW
The business world is in need of young leaders with a background in humanities, science, and engineering. Now that you have the education, all you need is the right skills.
The Stanford Graduate School of Business Summer Institute for General Management offers college juniors, seniors, and recent graduates the unique opportunity to build the analytical and practical skills critical to launching a successful career in the business world.
The program is designed for dynamic and driven students and recent graduates who are interested in developing their business and management skills to launch their careers.
Because the program is only open to non-business majors, our participants' interests and reasons for attending the Summer Institute are as diverse as their backgrounds.
to get a feel for an MBA curriculum before committing to a program
a "crash course" before starting their new jobs
to get a jumpstart on their job searches
to gain a competitive edge with practical business skills as they apply to graduate schools
to bring leadership and business experience to the nonprofit sector
As a Summer Institute participant, you will learn from and interact with the same outstanding faculty who teach in Stanford's world-renowned MBA program.What You Will Gain
During this rigorous four-week residential program, you will acquire:
o Solid knowledge of management fundamentals.
o Skills and resources to help you find the right job, whatever your chosen field may be.
o Exposure to the Stanford GSB faculty and Silicon Valley business leaders.
o Perspective of an MBA curriculum from a leading educational institution.
o A diverse network of talented peers and friends from around the world.
You will emerge from the Summer Institute for General Management with a foundation in management disciplines and the confidence to reach your goals and excel in the workplace.
Overview of the Curriculum: http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/si/sigm/overview_curriculum.html
Stanford Summer Institute For General Management is here: http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/si/sigm/index.html