This collection of online courses and content aims to enhance the educational experience in entrepreneurship and innovation.

We are in the midst of a revolution in education. Many universities are exploring how online tools and classes contribute to a better learning experience for a wider student audience. Providing easily accessible online content allows Epicenter to make entrepreneurship and innovation resources accessible to engineering students and faculty nationwide.

Students can use this content to supplement their engineering courses, learn new techniques and ideas outside the classroom, and prepare for senior design or capstone experiences. Faculty can benefit from these courses to inform future in-person courses at their universities and to enhance personal and professional development. 


Creativity: Music to My Ears
Start: April 2, 2014 - date TBD
Instructor: Tina Seelig, manager of online iniatives for Epicenter and Executive Director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program

Featuring world-class recording artists from Warner Music, this new edition of the popular course brings together a global community of students to build creativity skills while exploring the future of music. This free experiential class will help engineering students and participants from all fields learn how to identify opportunities for innovation, look at those opportunities in new ways, and come up with a wide range of creative solutions. Sign up now!

Design Thinking Action Lab
Start: TBD
Instructor: Leticia Britos Cavagnaro, Deputy Director of Epicenter and faculty at Stanford University's Hasso Plattner Institute of Design

In this experiential course, you will go on a journey to learn the design thinking process, a methodology for human-centered creative problem solving used by companies and organizations to drive a culture of innovation. This 5-week course will provide the inspiration, tools and support you need to discover the joy of learning by doing as you tackle an innovation challenge in the real world. To join an exclusive discussion group for faculty taking this course, email Leticia Britos Cavagnaro at

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Just in Time Online Learning Tools (JOLTS)
Start: Always available!
Instructors: Entrepreneurship educators and experts

JOLTS are short learning modules covering one concept and presented by experts in the field. They are designed to help faculty and students gain a quick grasp of an important topic and insights into fundamental entrepreneurship concepts that are relevant across courses and disciplines. View JOLTS on entrepreneurship »


Videos and Podcasts


The Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP) Entrepreneurship Corner is a free online archive of entrepreneurship resources for teaching and learning. The collection of 3,000 videos and podcasts features stories and advice from entrepreneurship and innovation thought leaders around the world.

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