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BUS 600D Integrative Strategy Project IV (2 units)

This fourth semester course is the culmination of the entire course of study, employing the skills and tools provided in the prior coursework and resulting in a specific plan for action.  The “final” will be a strategic plan presentation to … Learn More

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BUS 521 Legal, Regulatory, & Ethical Issues (3 units)

A solid grounding in the rules and regulations governing various types of organizational structures and the societal expectations of their governance is a requirement for complying with the standards of the 21st century. This course provides a framework for understanding … Learn More

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BUS 505 Integrative Strategic Management (3 units)

The essence of strategic planning is to define the business we are in, how to build sustainable organizations in that arena and how to manage and lead that business.  This course will provide the basic framework for the completion of … Learn More

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BUS 600C Integrative Strategy Project III (2 units)

The third semester of a 4-semester sequence will include the preparation of a specific strategic and action plan based on the feasibility study from BUS 600B, interviews from BUS 600A and curriculum skills from previous course activity.

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BUS 504 Entrepreneurship & Leading Change (3 units)

At its heart, Entrepreneurship is the development, aggregation and successful deployment of resources: financial, human, and intellectual.  Innovation and creativity exists in every field of endeavor and within any organizational structure.  Although the entrepreneurial spirit might be behind change in … Learn More

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BUS 520 Finance II: Fundraising & Financial Management (3 units)

This course will build on the analytical and critical thinking skills developed in Finance I. Students will develop understanding of the various forms of organizations, types of business taxes, preparing financial forecasts, and sources of internal and external financing as … Learn More

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BUS 600B Integrative Strategy Project II (1 unit)

In the second semester of a 4-semester sequence, students will explore techniques used to create and evaluate new concepts and new business opportunities for both nonprofit and social ventures from the initiation of the concept to analysis of feasibility and … Learn More

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BUS 506 Marketing and Communication Strategy (3 units)

This course will explore the practical and theoretical aspects of this most crucial component of an organization’s design and operations.  Marketing is the process by which the organization communicates the value proposition or benefits of its products and services.  It … Learn More

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BUS 503 Finance I: Introduction to Management Accounting and Finance (3 units)

This course will provide the basics required for an understanding of financial and accounting issues for both social ventures and nonprofits.  Topics will include cash flow analysis, financial reporting, and various measurement systems for the evaluation of financial and non-financial … Learn More

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BUS 522 International Trade & Economics (3 units)

This course will investigate present models of international economics and their relationship to social ventures, NGO’s, and nonprofit organizations around the world.  Students will be exposed to various models of political economy, ecological and behavioral economics, and the role of … Learn More

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BUS 600A Integrative Strategy Project I (1unit)

The general objective of the first term of this 4-semester sequence is an introduction to the market using interviews with social entrepreneurs and/or nonprofit leaders to begin to draw baseline comparisons.  Through the interview process, students will explore various types … Learn More

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BUS 502 Global Philanthropy & Social Responsibility (3 units)

This course will build on the analytical and critical thinking skills developed in previous coursework and will examine the growing role of philanthropy and social investment on the global stage.  The course will provide an overview of new kinds of … Learn More

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BUS 501 Leadership, Teamwork, and Diversity:
Developing Human Resources in Changing Environments (3 units)

This course will provide an overview of key principles of effective human resource practice for managers and will integrate conceptual and experiential approaches to communication, self-awareness, situational leadership, creative problem solving, and social responsibility.  It will include best practices in … Learn More

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BUS 500 Introduction to Social Business, Non-Profit Management,
and Strategic Leadership (3 units)

Social businesses and non-profit enterprises practice innovative and sustainable solutions to challenging social problems. In this course, students will be introduced to the history and theory of emerging activities and the application of strategic leadership as it is applied in … Learn More

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