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Business Admin (BUSAD)

BUSAD 582 (LEAD 582) Social Entrepreneurship and Community Leadership (3) This course will provide an opportunity for students to explore concepts of developing and leading businesses that create social value.

BUSAD (LEAD) 582BUSAD (LEAD) 582 Social Entrepreneurship and Community Leadership (3)

This course uses entrepreneurial and leadership skills to craft innovative responses to social needs. Entrepreneurs are particularly good at recognizing opportunities, exploring innovative approaches, mobilizing resources, managing risks, and building viable, sustainable enterprises. Entrepreneurial skills are just as valuable in the social sector as they are in business. Social Entrepreneurship aims at social impact but does not exclude economic wealth creation. Therefore it is not limited to the non-profit sector. Despite a sustained economic boom in this country, numerous social problems remain and some seem to be getting worse. The course will focus on introducing business leadership and entrepreneurship principles to both profit and non-profit organizations whose products and services are designed to create social value.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: MGMT 501 for MBA students or completion of 24 credits in the MLD program for MLD students

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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