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Infosys partners Stanford GSB on executive education programme

New Delhi: Software major Infosys on Wednesday announced that it will collaborate with Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) to create a comprehensive executive education programme.As part of the agreement, Stanford GSB will team with
PTI November 20, 2014 11:32 IST
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New Delhi: Software major Infosys on Wednesday announced that it will collaborate with Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) to create a comprehensive executive education programme.

As part of the agreement, Stanford GSB will team with senior Infosys executives to design and deliver a customised strategic leadership development programme for the company's executives, clients and partners, Infosys said.

The programme will include a suite of business management skills, as well as courses in corporate innovation processes to help Infosys balance business discipline and entrepreneurial spirit, it said in a release.

The office of Executive Education at Stanford GSB and Infosys will deliver the leadership programme through in-person and online instruction, as well as live sessions enabled by distance-learning technology, it said.

The initiative will include 200 executives who will each participate in a part-time, year-long program in groups of 40 over three years. Executives will be able to test and apply their learning to real business challenges in parallel.

Stanford has leveraged Infosys' facilities in Bangalore to offer its world renowned Stanford Ignite Program to participants across India. Stanford Ignite is a certificate program that teaches innovators to formulate, develop, and commercialise their ideas.