Entrepreneurship & Product Innovation Programs

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Next admissions cycle will be announced in 2025.

One League offers the Entrepreneurship & Product Innovation program from Stanford Online

“Our collaboration with One League opens the door for more students, regardless of means, to develop an innovation and entrepreneurial mindset, learning from leading faculty at Stanford and from industry experts, to solve real-world challenges and have lasting positive impact.”

Carissa LittleExecutive Director, Stanford Center for Professional Development and Stanford Online


These programs provide the essential skills of innovation and entrepreneurship, feature training on the highly acclaimed Design Thinking approach from Stanford’s d.school, and cover key topics including building effective business models, scaling products and businesses, raising capital, and more. Program participants are paired with global mentors from the industry, in the fields of innovation, entrepreneurship, venture capital, and more, who can provide guidance and support, and get the opportunity to meet inspiring speakers and guests, including renowned startup founders, technology industry leaders, venture capitalists, and more.

Whether you’re at the idea stage or looking to scale your business, starting a new company or driving innovation within an established organization, these programs will engage and inspire you, while providing essential, hands-on skills to drive results.

Ready to start your journey to Innovation and Entrepreneurship?


Stanford Online’s Entrepreneurship & Product Innovation Program features eight online self-paced courses with the opportunity to learn and practice Design Thinking methodology and explore how to launch products and scale your business.

These Stanford Online courses are paired with live, synchronous classes led by distinguished One League faculty, where you and your fellow One League participants will explore how to apply the essential lessons taught in the courses to your own startup or business problem.

6+ months each program

25+ hours per week

5.5 hours of live class per week



Stanford Online Certificate of Achievement

Upon completion of the required Stanford Online courses described above, One League participants will earn a Certificate of Achievement issued by Stanford Online.

One League Credit

In addition, One League participants will earn One League program credits that may be applied towards the One League Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, which will become available to qualifying students pending One League’s receipt of all required regulatory approvals.

Who should Apply?

Current and aspiring entrepreneurs from all industries and regions of the world working on high-impact ideas, with the potential to drive meaningful, positive change in the world, who want to:

    Learn the essential innovation and entrepreneurship skills, tips, and tricks from the best in Silicon Valley and the world
    Collaborate with and learn from a highly select cohort of fellow entrepreneurs and innovators from around the world
    Receive mentorship from an extensive coalition of industry leaders, incredible founders, and more
    Meet inspiring speakers and guests, including renowned startup founders, technology industry leaders, venture capitalists, and more
    Receive guidance, support, and access to opportunities to seek venture funding to propel world-changing ideas
    Solve real-world global problems with innovative solutions, using a deep technical area of expertise or a core competitive advantage

Admissions Criteria

  • Educational Experience

    Major, College Attended - Undergrad Degree


  • Professional Experience

    Career Progression - Startup or Work Experience


  • Accomplishments

    What Are You Most Proud Of?


  • Aspirations

    What Do You Aim To Achieve?


  • Personal Story

    Tell Us About Yourself


  • Prerequisites

    • Bachelor's degree with strong academic performance
    • Commitment to building a startup or driving innovation in your industry
    • Passion to drive positive change in your local region through innovation and entrepreneurship

    Up To
    Tuition-Free Scholarships Awarded
    Based on merit and need

    About One League

    One League is a global education institution connecting the world's highest potential changemakers to world-class education and opportunity to realize global impact. The organization collaborates with highly select, top-ranking universities to offer life-changing education, via live synchronous sessions, led by world-renowned faculty members. Each One League fellow is championed by the organization’s extensive coalition of industry executives and leaders, and receives access to opportunities for recruitment and to seek venture funding to propel world-changing ideas.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Who can apply?

    Will the classes be online or in-person?

    How much time should I be committing to the program?

    How does the One League Global Scholarship work?

    How much does the program cost?

    Do I have to have a start-up to apply?

    Do I work alone or in groups?

    Is the program conducted only in English?

    Still have questions? Please email us at admissions@one-league.org