Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) is developing the next generation of principled global leaders. Since 1925 we’ve been delivering rigorous and experiential management education combined with personal development and leadership that has the power to change both careers and lives. Our faculty are empowered to design and discover original research that pushes the boundaries of knowledge. Our diverse programs include: the 2-year MBA program, 1-year Master of Science program for experienced leaders (MSx), PhD program, Executive Education, Stanford LEAD, an online certificate program, and Stanford Seed, a Stanford GSB-led initiative working to end the cycle of global poverty.

Renowned Faculty

  • S. Christian Wheeler

    The StrataCom Professor of Management and Professor of Marketing

    Professor Wheeler is a consumer behavior researcher who studies the formation, change, and expression of evaluations. He teaches courses on Management Agility and Research Methodology.

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  • Sarah A. Soule

    The Morgridge Professor of Organizational Behavior, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor of Sociology (by courtesy), School of Humanities and Sciences

    Professor Soule’s research examines state and organizational-level policy change and diffusion, and the role social movements have on these processes. She teaches courses on Strategy, Organizational Design, Personal Leadership, and Design Thinking.

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  • Zakary Tormala

    The Laurence W. Lane Professor of Behavioral Science and Marketing

    Professor Tormala is an experimental social psychologist who works in the areas of attitudes, persuasion, and social influence. He teaches MBA and PhD courses on the topics of attitude change and persuasion.

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  • Brian Lowery

    The Walter Kenneth Kilpatrick Professor of Organizational Behavior, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

    Professor Lowery's research seeks to extend knowledge of individuals' experience of inequality and fairness. He oversees the Interpersonal Dynamics (aka Touchy Feely) course and the Arbuckle Leadership Fellows Program.

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    Certificate Programs

  • Oct 25 - Dec 5

    Leading Through Personal Excellence

    Join Stanford's renowned faculty for a 6-week program focused on developing personal leadership capabilities.

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