The GIC iX
Online Program

Learn while you work — Innovate while you learn.
Innovation is the driver of growth and continued market relevance.

$3,000 USD

PROGRAM FEE

A Unique 12 Week Experiential Learning Program
June 25 - September 17, 2020

This program provides a complete view of how to design and launch a new venture, whether a simple local business, a disruptive new global business, or a new business line within an existing corporation.

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WEEKLY WORKSHOPS

Each week focuses on a single topic with 2-3 hours of online video, team exercises and a 2-hour interactive workshop. This material is augmented through access to local experts and the GIC Global Innovation Network.

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GATE WEBINARS

After each major phase of the program, participants deliver a Gate Webinar to the program faculty . These presentations allow teams to demonstrate progress and ensure their venture is well developed before advancing.

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FINAL PITCHES

The program closes with a final presentation to a panel of industry experts, investors and faculty that summarizes the work each team has completed in developing their new business venture.

Who Should Attend?

Business owners, entrepreneurs, company directors and anyone looking for the following:

To find like-minded people and formulate new ideas for business

Opportunity to evaluate and thoroughly work out the idea of a new business or innovative product

Start using innovative techniques in work and life

Understand the success of exponential companies approaches/tools and what ensures their growth

Get access and start using advanced lean product development frameworks

Quickly and economically test business hypotheses and build agile processes

Change the culture within your company, create the conditions for a creative process

Motivate your team/employees to achieve ambitious goals

The People Behind the Course

GIC LEADERSHIP

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Kamran Elahian

Chairman and Founder

Global Innovation Catalyst

San Francisco, US

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JC Velten

Chief Maverick

Innovation Lab

San Francisco, US

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Igor Ovcharenko

Head of Programs

Global Innovation Catalyst

Kyiv, UA

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Marilynn Ahern

Chief of Staff

Global Innovation Catalyst

San Francisco, US

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Samir Mammadov

Head of Operations

Global Innovation Catalyst

Baku, AZ

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Justin Warren

Production Director

Cyperus Media

Petaluma, US

SCPD FACULTY

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Ray Levitt

Academic Director

SCPD Idea to Market Program

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Mike Lyons

Adjunct Professor

Stanford University, Management Science and Engineering

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Haim Mendelson

Professor

Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Pedram Mokrian

Adjunct Professor

Stanford University, Management Science and Engineering

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Lynda Kate Smith

Lecturer

Stanford University, Department of Engineering

INDUSTRY EXPERTS

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Joe Belfore

Corporate Vice President of Essential Products and Windows 10

Microsoft

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Gibson Biddle

Former VP Product Management/CPO

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Dave Blakely

Senior VP

Developing More Disruptors at Mach49

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Jim Castelaz

Founder and Former CEO

Motiv Power Systems

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Shannon DeJong

Founder and CEO

House of Who

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Paris de l’Etraz

Professor of Entrepreneurial Management

IE Business School

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Pete Karanikas

Co-Founder

Wave Crest

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Peter Kent

Consulting CFO

Insight Business Tools

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Jeff Kuhn

Administrative Partner and Co-Founder

FLG Partners

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Geoffrey Moore

Venture Partner

Wildcat Venture Partners

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Tom O’Malley

Founder and CEO

Currnt

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Mark Radcliffe

Sr. Partner

DLA Piper

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Ali Riaz

Founder and Chairman of the Board

Attvio/Adaptiiv/Newline Ventures

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Ashmeet Sidana

Founder and Chief Engineer

Engineering Capital

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Marc Tarpenning

Co-Founder

Tesla Motors

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Hillary Wicht

Executive Voice Coach

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Johnson Wu

Serial Entrepreneur

CERTIFIED PROGRAM INSTRUCTORS

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Alexey Baboshin

Managing Partner

ISLA

Moscow, RU

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Bernard Chiira

Director

GDI Hub Led
Innovate Now

Nairobi, KE

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Amal Dokhan

CEO

GEN Saudi

Riyadh, SA

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Keith Glendon

Founder

Lucid Coast

Marquette, US

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Laith Kassis

Co-Founder

Enter Ventures

Ramallah, PS

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Rashad Khanlarov

Director

Baku State Industry and Innovation Vocational Education Center

Baku, AZ

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Chris Koehs

Managing Director

World Pension Forum

Durban, ZA

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Linda Kwamboka

Director

MFarm Limited

Nairobi, KE

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Saleh Sani

Instructor

ADA School

Baku, AZ

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Zamir Shukhov

CEO & Partner

Global Venture Alliance

Moscow, RU

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Ozan Sonmez

Network Design
Senior Expert

UNDP

Istanbul, TR

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Igor Ovcharenko

Head of Programs

Global Innovation Catalyst

Kyiv, UA

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JC Velten

Chief Maverick

Innovation Lab

San Francisco, US

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Guillaume Bazouin

Head of Open Innovation & Startup Programs

Leonard

Paris, FR

How does it work?

Apply and submit course fee once accepted

Gain access to our online program curriculum

Commit 8-10 hours a week for 12 weeks to program assignments

Join an assigned team of 3-4 people from your region

Work with a personal mentor from our network

Complete all program instructional videos and home team assignments, pass gate webinars, and pitch your venture during final presentations

Receive the Stanford Center for Professional Development’s Certificate of Completion for the Idea to Market Program (I2M).